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Apple Macbook 2017

MacBook 2017 review

Apple's third-generation Macbook offers a performance boost with Intel's Kaby Lake and lower prices.

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Microsoft Surface Pro (2017): Everything you need to know

Microsoft's portable Surface Pro is the company's premier two-in-one Windows tablet, now rebranded as a "laptop." Read all about it here.

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The best laptops of 2017: Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more

Our top picks feature the best tech advances in portable PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials.

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The System76 Galago Pro is a fierce featherweight competitor for Linux lovers

Linux laptop lovers now have more choices. The System76 Galago Pro challenges the Dell XPS 13 for slimmest and fastest portable.

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Dell Inspiron 15 7000 review: A gaming laptop at a decidedly non-gaming price

It's not the most powerful gaming laptop ever made, but a quad-core i5 and a 1050 for only $850? That's a steal of a price.

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Microsoft Surface Laptop hands-on

Living somewhere between Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book in Microsoft's line-up, the Surface Laptop would seem to offer an ideal balance between portability, performance and price.

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The Dell Precision 5520 lets you get to work in Ubuntu 16.04

Dell's Precision 5520 is a great Linux workstation out of the box, and it's a powerful laptop, too.

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Finsix Dart-C charger review: Tiny, powerful, and worth the expense

Finsix's Dart-C is almost as small as a phone charger but can power an entire laptop.

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HP Spectre x360 (2017) review: The best just keeps getting better

The addition of active pen support and the option of a 4K UHD screen cements this convertible's status as our favorite.

The pros and cons of the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1

CIO.com senior writer Sarah White evaluates the features and design of Dell's newest hybrid offering, the XPS 13 2-in-1.

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HP Spectre x360 15 (2017): This 15-inch convertible packs in premium features

The value you get from this 15-inch 2-in-1 laptop is impressive: A faster processor, higher-resolution screen, and bigger battery are now the standard in every configuration.

HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) review: An excellent blend of portability, performance, and value

Last year’s affordable and portable 15-inch 2-in-1 laptop gets supercharged with premium hardware upgrades.

Razer Blade Pro review: This gaming laptop deftly balances power and portability

Razer’s made the Blade Pro worthy of its name again—just prepare yourself for sticker shock.

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Razer Blade Pro (2016) review: Now this is how you do a 'Pro' laptop

For the first time in years, the Razer Blade Pro feels like it deserves the name. Packed with an i7-6700HQ and a GTX 1080, there's a lot of power in this slim, 17-inch laptop.

Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 impresses with it's 'all-screen' design and performance

Does Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 have what it takes to get you through you a full day of demanding work, streaming video and social media posting? CIO.com senior writer Sarah White runs Dell's newest hybrid through the paces to find out the answer.

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The new Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition is the little Linux laptop that can

Dell's XPS 13 Developer Edition, now with Kaby Lake and Ubuntu 16.04, is the best mainstream Linux laptop around.

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Asus ZenBook Flip (UX360CA-DBM2T) review: A sleek, affordable 2-in-1 for everyday tasks

The ZenBook Flip is an attractive, low-priced alternative to fancier convertibles from HP and Lenovo.

A deeper look at Microsoft's Surface Book i7 with Performance Base

CIO.com's Sarah White reflects on her past month using the Microsoft's top-tier hybrid laptop, the Surface Book i7 with Performance Base.

HP Spectre x360 review: A sequel that outdoes the original

If you're hunting for compact laptop with solid performance, HP’s revamp of its excellent convertible is a great option.

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Lenovo Yoga 910 review: A host of excellent upgrades make it a winner

Lenovo's Yoga 910 overhauls the Yoga 900, resulting in one of the best convertible laptops we've ever seen. The battery life is a fantastic 11 hours, too.

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Surface Book i7 vs. MacBook Pro: Fight!

We pit the newest and best PC laptops against Apple's latest models in a knock-down, drag-out benchmark brawl.

Heavyweight battle: Surface Book vs Macbook Pro

Microsoft and Apple have both recently added new devices to their high-end lineups but which machine is better for you? CIO.com senior writer, Sarah White matches these two machines up to see who is the victor.

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HP Spectre x360 review: Faster, smaller, and better than before

HP's Spectre x360 gets a major upgrade that makes it not only the best convertible laptop, but possibly the best ultrabook laptop, period.

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Acer Predator 15 review: A fast, affordable gaming laptop trapped in a heavy chassis

The Acer Predator returns with a slimmed-down pricetag and a beefed-up chassis.