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
User Score 6

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Gateway 450 XL Review

  • Great performance
  • good value
  • No external audio controls
  • loud internal fan

Sony VAIO PCG-Z1AP1 Review

  • Strong performance
  • long battery life
  • Weak graphics performance
Our Score 9
User Score 8

VPR Matrix 200A5 Review

  • Slot loading DVD/CDRW drive
  • brilliant display
  • Poor 802.11b integrated wireless networking

Sony VAIO C1MW PictureBook Review

  • Sleek design
  • many features
  • Under powered compared to similiarily priced…

Hands on: Toshiba Tecra W50 Review

  • Powerful hardware
  • 4K Ultra HD display looks amazing
  • Lots of connectivity
  • Heavy and thick
  • Doesn’t feel sturdy
  • Pricing is an open question

Hands on: Lenovo Miix Review

  • Light and thin
  • USB and HDMI connectivity
  • Strong processor choices
  • No extended battery in keyboard dock
  • Not particularly light

Hands on: Toshiba Satellite P55t Review

  • 4K display
  • Powerful hardware
  • Lots of connectivity and a Blu-Ray drive
  • Short battery life
  • Heavy and thick
  • Price is an open question
Our Score 0
User Score 0

Hands on: LG Tab-Book 2 Review

  • Sharp 1080p touchscreen
  • Core i5 and Atom processor options
  • Solid feel
  • Heavy for its size
  • Keyboard isn’t great
  • Pricing and availability is unknown

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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