As stripped-down as a laptop gets, the Compaq Presario CQ60-215DX is saddled with slow performance and a weak battery. There are better entry-level options out there.
HP's ZBook x360 goes some way towards redefining what a mobile workstation should look like.
While it has many strengths, the HP Envy x2 doesn't have enough processing power to make it an easy recommendation.
The Chromebook 14 G5 and 11 G6 are made to survive office and school work without weighing you down.
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.
Equipped with a big screen and a fast Core i7 processor, the HP Pavilion dv7-3085dx is a speedy all-around Windows 7 laptop, but in this price range we expect either Blu-ray or faster gaming graphics.
The HP Pavilion Chromebook 14 advances the argument for Chrome as a low-cost mainstream computing environment, but the laptop's most noteworthy feature is a slightly bigger screen.
The "new" Chromebook is available in two new colors, and offers optional 3G connectivity. And there's a new Chromebox desktop, too.
After two editions designed for the classroom, HP's Chromebook convertible goes premium.
New, more capable hardware should make for a faster, more pleasant Chromebook experience.
HP's anonymous-looking G60-235DX is one of the better overall values you'll find on retail-store shelves for under $600.
The Omen Pro mobile workstation takes a few cues from HP's gaming wares.
The TC1000 isn't the speediest tablet we've seen, but if you're after style and flexibility, it's a winner.
HP’s EliteBook Revolve 810 is a good first step toward a very portable business laptop-tablet hybrid, but lack of a killer battery life hurts it.
HP's sturdy and stylish Mini 5102 is a slight upgrade to one of our favorite Netbooks, but we had hoped for a little more fresh thinking for 2010.
If you like your two-in-one pretty and sufficient for streaming video, lots of typing, ink-based markup or casual sketching in proximity to a power outlet, the HP Spectre x2 hits the mark.
Despite an underpowered CPU, the HP 2133 Mini-Note PC offers the best balance of small size, comfort, and functionality we've seen in a mininotebook, making it fast a favorite for on-the-go use.
Sluggish performance is usually the deal breaker for an entry-level laptop, and though the single-core Compaq Presario CQ62-215DX is far from a speed merchant, its biggest flaw isn't a lack of power but rather the finger power it requires to depress the stiff mouse button.