Laptops

Lenovo IdeaPad 100S
REVIEW

Lenovo IdeaPad 100S ( silver)

The Lenovo Ideapad 100S has the best keyboard we've seen on a low-budget laptop, and more than enough battery life to get through day, but a dated touchpad holds it back.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 5, 2015
0 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Samsung Ativ Book 9 Pro
EDITORS' TAKE

Samsung Ativ Book 9 Pro

Two machines with sturdy aluminum frames, plenty of ports and ultra-high-res touchscreens.

Toshiba Satellite Radius 12
REVIEW

Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 ( P25W-C2300-4K)

Buyers who plan to take full advantage of the Toshiba Satellite Radius 12's excellent 4K screen might get their money's worth. If you want a computer for getting work done, look elsewhere.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 11, 2015
Lenovo Yoga 900
REVIEW

Lenovo Yoga 900 ( 900-13ISK, silver)

Lenovo clearly listened to feedback about last year's high-end Yoga, keeping the excellent overall design but boosting the specs to match other premium 13-inch laptops.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 11, 2015
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
LG gram 14
REVIEW

LG gram 14

LG takes on the major premium laptop players with the expensive Gram 14. It's light and highly portable, but suffers from some first-gen missteps.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 4, 2015
Microsoft Surface Book
REVIEW

Microsoft Surface Book

While it's not nearly as refined as the new fourth-gen Surface Pro, Microsoft's Surface Book is a powerful, feature-filled premium hybrid that doesn't forget it's a laptop first.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 21, 2015
2.8 stars User rating out of 10 votes
HP Chromebook 14
EDITORS' TAKE

HP Chromebook 14 ( 2015)

For the same price as other Chrome OS laptops, HP's new Chromebook includes a high-res display.

Dell XPS 15
EDITORS' TAKE

Dell XPS 15 ( 2015)

Along with getting the latest Intel processors, Dell claims the "world's smallest" title for the 15- and 13-inch models with "virtually borderless" displays.

HP Stream 11
EDITORS' TAKE

HP Stream 11 ( 2015)

A new screen and slimmer body make this an even better bargain.

HP Pavilion x2
REVIEW

HP Pavilion x2 ( 2015)

Easily the best-looking Atom-powered hybrid in its price range, the HP Pavilion x2 is still a few tweaks away from being a budget standout.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 27, 2015