Horsemen of the post-PC apocalypse? What signs of a waning PC industry really mean

Microsoft has posted its first-ever loss as a public company, AMD's chief has dire words about the PC market, and Dell says it's no longer really a PC company. Is PC apocalypse upon us?

Ultrabooks: Repeating the Mazda mistake, or why Surface Tablets are just the start

Intel made a big bet on a changing PC market that hasn't paid off - although there are options for salvaging their investment.

Meet HP’s MacBook Air fighter, the Envy Spectre XT

The HP Envy Spectre XT butts heads with competing Ultrabooks (and the venerable MacBook Air) in the competitive 13.3-inch consumer class.

Hands on HP’s new Envy Ultrabooks: Thin and light for the everyman

Ye of little budget, take heed: Ultrabooks aren’t just for jetsetters anymore. HP’s new Envy Ultrabooks target mainstream consumers with lower prices and larger screen sizes.

Melting down marketing lies: Here’s how long your new laptop battery will really last

We breakdown the battery life claims of laptop manufacturers to find out if they're all hype or legit benchmarks.

Rumor: Apple MacBook Pro sans optical drive enters production

Following rumors that Apple will be merging its MacBook Air and Pro notebook lines, reports have surfaced indicating that Apple will keep the "Pro" label, but slim down the laptop by ditching the optical drive.

Thunderbolt gains support from Acer, Asus, Lenovo, but can it topple USB 3.0?

Acer, Asus, and Lenovo are planning to include Thunderbolt ports in their upcoming Ultrabooks. We explain what this means, how Thunderbolt stacks up to USB 3.0, and what it might mean for you, and Apple.

How to choose the right Ultrabook for you

With a flood of seemingly identical Ultrabooks hitting the streets soon, how do you find the right one for you? From SSD sizes to battery life and connectivity, here are some of the biggest considerations to keep in mind.

Looking back at CES 2012, and forward on the year it will define

CES isn’t just about gadgets, it’s about the future. Here’s what 2012 will look like, according to the Magic 8-Ball we shook up in Vegas.

Opinion: The coolest products of CES 2012

Rob Enderle runs down his personal list of some of the most exciting products from CES 2012.