Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in laptops.

Macbook Pro 13-inch with Retina review

Apple’s refreshed MacBook Pro 13 wasn’t given the spotlight at the company’s big Spring event, but it stole the show anyway, representing a notable and needed upgrade. Is it enough to keep pace with ever-improving ultrabooks? See Full Review »

Our Score 9
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Gateway M675CS Review

  • Between the ultra-fast hard drive and speedy video…
  • Touch pad is not recessed enough causing you to…
Our Score 8
User Score 9

Fujitsu Lifebook P5020 Review

  • Excellent battery performance
  • feature-packed
  • fast and inexpensive for it's class
  • Renders text too small for some
  • needs VGA-dongle
Our Score 9
User Score 8

JVC Interlink 7310 Review

  • Elegantly built
  • excellent battery life
  • solid performing
  • Abnormal screen resolution
  • small keyboard
  • no internal CD/DVD-ROM drive
Our Score 8
User Score 10

Panasonic Toughbook W2 Review

  • Extremely light
  • excellent battery life
  • stylish design
  • Poor switch and port placement
  • memory is only upgradeable to 512MB
Our Score 7
User Score 8

Gateway 200XL Review

  • Excellent performing
  • state-of-the-art design
  • Poor battery life from main battery pack
Our Score 9
User Score 8

Sony VAIO V505BX Review

  • Good battery and WiFi performance
  • Poorly designed keyboard
  • below average monitor performance
Our Score 6
User Score 5

Sony VAIO TR1A Review

  • Excellent battery life and wireless connectivity
  • beautiful and bright display
  • Mushy keyboard
  • poor web cam performance
Our Score 9
User Score 8

Gateway M500S Review

  • Great sound system
  • beautiful wide-screen display
  • little heat
  • Cannot play music CD's with the cover closed
  • AV control unit is buggy
Our Score 8
User Score 7

Editor Laptop Reviews

Laptops remain the most popular device for people who need to get things done anywhere, at any time. We test systems with this in mind, benchmarking not only performance but also display quality and battery life under real-world conditions.  A laptop is a commitment, so you'd best be sure you've picked the right system, and our reviews will help you find that special something.

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