Acer's variation on the budget E1-472G Aspire laptop has good guts but an underwhelming exterior and design, and also lacks a touch screen. Nvidia graphics add a boost.
Hewlett-Packard and Dell offered some of the least expensive and most popular laptops on Black Friday, according to Gap Intelligence.
Leave your laptop at home -- Dell's sub-$100 Android-powered dongle gives any TV or monitor with an HDMI input full PC functions.
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Samsung primes two affordable laptops for the back-to-school shopping season.
Intel's latest chip technology is percolating into low-cost laptops from Hewlett-Packard and Toshiba. It's part of an Intel strategy to get its 32-nanometer chips into a full range of laptops.
Prior to CES, Larry Magid spoke with Lenovo's Kevin Mehm about the company's new sub-$500 X100e notebook.
The PC maker touts a Blu-ray disc playback option with its Inspiron 1525 laptops starting at $879.
The era of growth in the traditional PC market may be coming to an end. Things are looking worse this year than previously forecast, according to Citi.
Hidden amid Hewlett-Packard's second-quarter report is news that up to 16,000 more jobs are on the chopping block.
Really cheap Intel-based tablets and laptops will run Google and Microsoft operating systems, sources tell CNET.