Don't-Miss Laptop Stories

Cable Matters

44% off Cable Matters USB-C to HDMI / VGA / Ethernet / USB Multiport 4K UHD Adapter (Thunderbolt 3 Port Compatible) - Deal Alert

Connect More with Cable Matters USB-C Products One Port Wonder The Cable Matters USB-C HDMI / VGA Multiport Adapter with Ethernet is an essential companion for a computer or tablet with USB-C. Connect to a Gigabit network, install a USB peripheral device, and connect a display with VGA or HDMI input. Plug & Play with a single USB-C port and no external drivers required.

deals of the week

Best Deals of the Week, August 8-12 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 18th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

acer chromebook

24% off Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C1DZ (15.6-Inch Full HD IPS, 4GB RAM, 16GB SSD) - Deal Alert

The Acer Chromebook 15 has 15.6-inch HD display and features the Intel processor based on Broadwell micro-architecture and it uses the dual-band 802.11ac wireless technology. It all adds up to the right mix of features to make you think bigger and reimagine what's possible with a Chromebook.

screen shot 2016 08 03 at 10.39.15 pm

57% off Executive Office Solutions Portable Adjustable Laptop Desk/Stand/Table - Deal Alert

This desk is designed to allow you to set up an office anywhere! It is easy to carry, with a light weight aluminum frame. While this device makes a perfect desk for your laptop.

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 enterprise features

CIO.com's Sarah White takes a closer look at Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 all-in-one device to see how it fits into enterprise IT.

laptop fan

75% off Opolar LC06 Laptop Fan Cooler with Temperature Display - Deal Alert

This highly rated laptop fan quietly and rapidly reduces both surface and internal temperature by 18 to 50 F degrees in minutes. It currently lists for just $29.99.

intel computestick

76% off Intel Compute Stick - Deal Alert

The Intel Compute Stick is a tiny device the size of a pack of gum that can transform any HDMI TV or display into a complete computer. It's regular list price of $490 on Amazon has been dramatically reduced to just $115.90.

Which Mac should I buy?

Which Mac should you buy?

Trying to decide which Mac to buy? Our guide has the lowdown on every Mac that Apple has to offer. Find out which Mac is best for you.

macbook 2016 four colors

Mac sales fall 12 percent in second-biggest downturn since '07

Apple sold 4 million Macs in the March quarter, a 12 percent decline from the same period a year ago and a larger contraction than for the PC business as a whole.

macbook backpack

MacBook 2016 review: Ultraportable laptop satisfies with speed gains

It's not a desktop Mac replacement. The MacBook is ideal for on-the-go use.

2016 MacBook review: Portable performance

For a lot of people, the MacBook is the ideal laptop. It’s light, small, easy to carry, and offers good performance for productivity software.

Lenovo Yoga 900 Review

It's not as thin as its predecessor, but the Yoga 900 is faster and lasts longer between charges.

Why Intel's problem won't be Apple's problem

Intel's dominance of the PC market just led it to lay off 12,000 people, but Apple is smart enough to hedge its bets.

macbook 2016 rose gold

Podcast 504: New MacBooks and WWDC 2016 dates

Well, newish MacBooks anyway. They aren't dramatically different than last year's first-gen model—which Glenn still has high praise for.

Enterprise showdown: Samsung's Galaxy TabPro S vs. Microsoft's Surface Pro 4

CIO.com's Sarah White compares two of today's top of the line tablets that are designed to replace your laptop. Do they fit the bill?

rose gold macbook

Apple updates MacBook line with new processors, adds Rose Gold

The 12-inch MacBook also gets a graphics boost and longer battery life.

macbook 2015

What we’d like to see in Apple’s next MacBook update

Our wish list for the MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro.

3d xpoint die 1000

Intel's blisteringly fast Optane SSD tech will be compatible with MacBooks

Intel's been quiet about its super-fast Optane memory and SSD products, but few emerging details may provide insight into how they could be used in products like Apple's MacBooks.