The Origin PC Evo 15-S shows a premium gaming laptop, even a VR-ready one, doesn't have to be a backbreaker.
The new HP Spectre x360 is an excellent laptop with a lot to offer in a small package, but it's only incrementally better than the previous model, and leaves out some useful features.
Apple's smart, useful Touch Bar makes it well worth splurging on the step-up version of the streamlined 13-inch MacBook Pro.
The design remains mostly unchanged, but PC power users will like the extra power and battery life on the updated 2016 version of the Surface Book.
With an OLED touch display, VR-ready graphics, and a reasonably portable 13-inch body, the new Alienware 13 hits almost every item on my gaming laptop wish list.
It's hard to argue with a 13-inch laptop under 10mm thick. The Acer Swift 7 wins on that front, but other laptops offer more power and features while adding just a few millimeters of bulk.
While it's missing the buzzworthy Touch Bar, the entry-level MacBook Pro is effectively the redesigned and updated 'Retina MacBook Air' that you've been waiting for.
"Gaming laptop" might seem like a misnomer, but Razer has loaded up the redesigned 17-inch Blade Pro with some serious grunt.
This Acer Aspire S13 isn't the most inspiring thin notebook, but it's a remarkably practical and cost-effective choice.
Lenovo's slim Yoga Book two-in-one is great with a pen, but its faux keyboard keeps it from being a practical laptop.
The HP Chromebook 13 satisfyingly combines the cloud-based simplicity of the Chrome OS with a stylish modern design, even if it's expensive for a Chromebook.
The Razer Blade Stealth offers better specs for less money than the competition, and includes features others lack, such as a high-res touch screen and full-size USB ports. The design is slick, the price is right, but it's not as slim and portable as other 12-inch laptops.
The Asus ZenBook 3 mimics many of the best features of Apple's 12-inch MacBook, but in a Windows version with a more powerful processor.
This Dell might be the easiest way to carry around a giant touchscreen, but it sacrifices a lot. Dell's slightly smaller, near-identical 15-inch version is less expensive and better equipped for the job.
The 14-inch Blade upgrades to more powerful Nvidia graphics and a matte 1080p display. Plus, it starts $200 cheaper.
The redesigned Alienware 15 and Alienware 17 also show off a new logo for the long-time gaming brand.
This new Yoga model is one of the only laptops with a nearly bezel-free design. We went hands-on ahead of its announcement at IFA.
The Acer Predator 21 X is easily the most ridiculous gaming laptop ever made.