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Along with 14- and 15-inch models, the revamped Envy line highlights a rare new 17-inch laptop.
The sharp-looking gaming laptop line adds a new 3D camera setup, but doesn't upgrade to Intel's next-gen CPUs -- yet.
We expect more from a $99 slow cooker, and so should you.There are smarter upgrades than this, and they don't cost quite as much.
It's not as much of a conversation piece as the tank-like Alienware 18, but the slimmer, lighter Alienware 17 is arguably more practical for serious gamers with realistic budgets.
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HP's new Leap Motion laptop has a built-in motion and fingerprint sensors.
A hefty investment if nicely configured, the Maingear Nomad 17 delivers for serious gaming, although the look may not be for everyone.
While it packs an impressive punch in terms of sound performance and feature set, the G-17 is more expensive than an iPad and doesn't seem worth its $550 price tag.
A MacBook Pro is a significant investment, especially when adding in optional upgrades. Cost aside, there's not a better choice (there are, however, some close ties) for an all-around powerhouse that will work in the home, the office, and in between.
If you're looking for a lot of screen real estate and enough power for work and play, the HP Pavilion dv7-6b55dx is a good place to start.
The new entry-level $1,199 13-inch MacBook Pro's significant CPU updates and fantastic battery life are nearly as good as what you get in the more expensive $1,499 version.