Laptops and hybrids

News, reviews and guides on laptops and 2-in-1 computers.

Dell XPS 13 2018 review: finally, a MacBook Pro killer

Dell XPS 13 2018 review: finally, a MacBook Pro killer

Dell’s new flagship laptop is thinner, faster and has longer battery life than its predecessor.
May 4 2018, 1:32PM
Lenovo Yoga 920 review: a flipping powerhouse

Lenovo Yoga 920 review: a flipping powerhouse

But is Lenovo’s latest 2-in-1 laptop with its price premium? We put it to the test.
Apr 11 2018, 6:46AM
HP recalls laptops due to battery fire risk

HP recalls laptops due to battery fire risk

Multiple models are affected by yet another notebook battery recall.
Feb 19 2018, 9:53AM
Lenovo recalls some laptop models due to overheating fears

Lenovo recalls some laptop models due to overheating fears

Do you own a ThinkPad X1 Carbon? Here’s how to tell if it could be affected, and what to do if it is.
Feb 7 2018, 4:21PM
Razer Blade Pro review: a 17in laptop for work and play

Razer Blade Pro review: a 17in laptop for work and play

For those who don’t want a low-powered ultraportable, here’s a welcome alternative.
Jan 27 2018, 7:21AM
MacBook Air 2017 review: Apple's latest budget laptop

MacBook Air 2017 review: Apple's latest budget laptop

Apple's entry-level laptop has had a long-overdue upgrade, but is it enough to remain competitive?
Dec 19 2017, 3:08PM
Windows laptops with ‘week-long battery life’ coming soon

Windows laptops with ‘week-long battery life’ coming soon

We test-drive the HP Envy x2 and Asus NovaGo – the first ‘Always On’ laptops with a Snapdragon 835 mobile chip.
Dec 9 2017, 8:50AM
Surface Book 2 review: what price versatility?

Surface Book 2 review: what price versatility?

Microsoft’s latest hybrid laptop isn’t cheap, but it is the most versatile laptop available.
Nov 28 2017, 12:42PM
Microsoft unveils Surface Book 2

Microsoft unveils Surface Book 2

The updated range includes a 15in model and eighth-generation Intel processor, but it's not all good news.
Oct 18 2017, 1:13PM
HP Elite X2 1012 review: not just another Surface Pro clone

HP Elite X2 1012 review: not just another Surface Pro clone

This hybrid laptop hits the mark with business-friendly features.
Oct 12 2017, 6:41PM
Low-cost Windows 10 S laptops for business announced

Low-cost Windows 10 S laptops for business announced

New HP, Acer and Lenovo devices are designed to maximise security and minimise the cost of ownership.
Sep 29 2017, 10:54AM
Gigabyte Aero 15 review: a powerhouse laptop

Gigabyte Aero 15 review: a powerhouse laptop

Looking for a high-performance 15.6-inch laptop for under $3,000? This is well worth considering.
Sep 21 2017, 4:54PM
Panasonic launches first detachable Toughbook

Panasonic launches first detachable Toughbook

The new CF-33 has a detachable keyboard, making useful as a ruggedised laptop or tablet.
Sep 8 2017, 11:45AM
Best laptops and hybrids of 2017

Best laptops and hybrids of 2017

From budget convertibles to high-performance portables, we've selected the best laptops for a wide range of needs.
Aug 25 2017, 1:05PM
Dell XPS 15 review: the perfect Windows laptop?

Dell XPS 15 review: the perfect Windows laptop?

Dell's 15in flagship takes the fight to Apple with a superb and relatively affordable high-performance laptop.
Aug 20 2017, 8:36PM
HP Elitebook X360 review: a classy, business-grade hybrid

HP Elitebook X360 review: a classy, business-grade hybrid

Looking for a powerful convertible laptop with enterprise-grade security? HP's latest 2-in-1 should be on your shortlist.
Aug 11 2017, 2:47PM
Toshiba Portégé X20 review: a hybrid that means business

Toshiba Portégé X20 review: a hybrid that means business

The market in business-grade convertible laptops is hotting up, as Toshiba enters the fray with a powerful new 2-in-1.
Aug 11 2017, 1:39PM
XPS 13 2-in-1 review: Dell's convertible flagship

XPS 13 2-in-1 review: Dell's convertible flagship

Dell's popular laptop is now available as a hybrid, but as our review reveals, there are compromises.
Aug 8 2017, 7:01PM
MacBook Pro 13in review: even slimmer and more powerful

MacBook Pro 13in review: even slimmer and more powerful

Apple gives the 2017 version of its performance laptop a speed boost, but there is a trade-off.
Aug 8 2017, 7:58AM
iPad Pro vs Surface Pro: 2017 showdown

iPad Pro vs Surface Pro: 2017 showdown

Both devices aim to be laptop killers, but which one is worthy of the title?
Jul 6 2017, 1:26PM