News and Articles About Laptops

Need a Tech Upgrade? Eight Tools to Consider
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Need a Tech Upgrade? Eight Tools to Consider

The recession hasn't put a crimp on technological innovation, and deals abound. Here are eight worthy contenders.
Jonathan Blum
MacBook Air: Early Adopters Debate Its Merits
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MacBook Air: Early Adopters Debate Its Merits

Business users of Apple's new MacBook Air say it's the unit they've been waiting for. But it's price can be a deterrent.
Ericka Chickowski
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Lighter Than Air

Ultra-portable notebook MSI X-340 aims to blow away the Air.
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Reducing the Cost of a Laptop, Part 1

Last week I told you about laptops from Acer, Dell and Hewlett-Packard available for $500 to $600, depending upon configuration. But what if none of those notebooks floats your boat?
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A Leash on Your Laptop

New tracking software monitors your missing laptop's whereabouts.
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Step-by-Step: 5 Laptop Upgrades You Can Do Yourself

Your notebook may be old, but that doesn't mean its days are numbered. We'll show you how to breathe new life into your portable by opening the hood and upgrading some basic components.
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Laptop Buying Tips, Part 3

Here's how to find the best places to buy a laptop, plus how much to pay and how to finance the purchase.
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Laptop Buying Tips, Part 2

Last week I kicked off a three-part series of articles offering tips for buying a laptop.
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Laptop Buying Tips, Part 1

There are plenty of business decisions more difficult to make than choosing which laptop to buy. At the moment, I can't think of what they are, so I'll have to get back to you.
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Solid-State Drives Versus Hard-Disk Drives in Laptops

Solid-state drives outrun standard hard drives in some laptops and on some applications, but does their performance edge justify their higher price?
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The Best Vista Notebooks

The new version of Windows can be a challenge for some notebooks to run. Our tests will point you to the laptops with the power to handle Vista.