A solid if somewhat uninspiring gaming laptop, the Alienware 15 is a good choice when you need fast performance but not the big screen.
You can find similar components for less, but Acer packs a lot of unique features -- and a big screen -- into the midpriced Predator Helios 300.
The Chinese company offers you an eigth-generation Intel i7, Nvidia's GeForce MX150 and a MacBook Pro design for under $1,000.
It's not as elegant as a Razer Blade or as powerful as an Alienware, but the 15-inch HP Omen is one of the better machines in its price range.
Out of all the cheap Chromebooks, the Lenovo Flex 11 is one of the only models that offers extra built-in durability.
The company also refreshes the Yoga 920 and brings the Miix 520 up to par.
The 17-inch gaming laptop now has a more-reasonable version with an Nvidia 1060 GPU and HD screen.
New gaming and two-in-one PCs as well as a Microsoft Mixed Reality headset were the highlights.
Acer showed off its latest laptops and two-in-one hybrids at IFA 2017 in Berlin.
Dell's budget laptop and Alienware's maxed-out desktop receive tweaks and updates.
The new Inspiron 7000 and 5000 two-in-ones and 7000 laptops get tweaked and tuned-up with eighth-gen Core i-series CPUs.
There are a few would-like-to-have features missing, but otherwise it looks like HP followed the rulebook for this Omen.
The Acer Swift 3 is a budget laptop with an impressive all-metal design, but it skimps on some features you might find important.
The MacBook Air lives to fight another day, thanks to its mainstream price and long battery life, but this classic laptop is definitely in its twilight.
The durable 11-inch laptop starts at $280 and features a spill-resistant keyboard.
The Samsung Notebook 9 Pro has a few design quirks, but is packed with features for a surprisingly modest price.
The Lenovo ThinkPad 13 isn’t going to turn any heads, but it’s a fine budget laptop for simple needs and features a solid keyboard.
The Asus VivoBook S15 makes a good coffee shop laptop for those who want a bigger screen. Just make sure to pick a table near an outlet.