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What can we learn from netbooks?

From 2007 to 2009, we saw the rise of the low-powered, dirt-cheap netbook. Today these clunky computers are frequently mocked -- but they did teach us a lesson.

By October 20, 2014

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Best laptops of 2015

You can dive into the various subcategories here for detailed suggestions for every need and budget, but on this page, we present the current laptops that are our personal favorites, because of style, power, value, or just because we like them.

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Netbooks: What were we thinking?

These oft-ridiculed, low-powered laptops were crushed by the iPad, but had an important part to play in the story of computing. Check it out.

By October 20, 2014

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Asus sets its sights on a top 10 spot in the smartphone market

Asus chairman Jonney Shih thinks the company will be able to more than triple last year's shipments and break into the phone-making elite.

By June 1, 2015

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​Asus embraces old and new with ZenWatch, Netbook

It's no surprise at the IFA show to see another manufacturing power join the smartwatch market. But weren't Netbooks left for dead after consumers moved to tablets instead?

By September 3, 2014

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Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Netbook

Dell's popular Mini 10 is the most customizable Netbook we've seen. Adding extras such as a higher-resolution display makes it more useful, but also blurs the price line between Netbooks and mainstream laptops.

By August 10, 2009

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The new one-port MacBook Air was one big mistake, says (fake) Apple engineer

Technically Incorrect: A splendidly absurd video that purports to reveal the real reason for the new MacBook Air design is making many laugh on YouTube.

By March 12, 2015

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Get an Asus EeeBook 11.6-inch laptop for $139.99

Kind of like a Chromebook, but with Windows 8.1, this is perhaps the best laptop deal I've seen all year.

By November 18, 2014

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Intel to combine PC unit with struggling mobile chip division

The reorganization comes as the lines dividing consumer electronics devices blur, the chip giant says.

By November 17, 2014

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Cheap Windows 'Chromebook killers' lack the way to slay

Microsoft is pushing inexpensive laptops to contain the growing Google-fueled threat. But they could wind up as extinct as the late-naughts netbook.

By September 17, 2014

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Chromebook sales set to nearly triple by 2017, Gartner says

Chromebooks are the new netbook, but look to have a longer shelf life. Samsung has an overwhelming share of the market at 65 percent, with Acer at 21 percent.

By August 11, 2014