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Laptops and hybrids
News, reviews and guides on laptops and 2-in-1 computers.
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
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?
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
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
This hybrid laptop hits the mark with business-friendly features.
Oct 12 2017, 6:41PM
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
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
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
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'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
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
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
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
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
Both devices aim to be laptop killers, but which one is worthy of the title?
Jul 6 2017, 1:26PM
15in MacBook Pro vs Dell XPS 15
Looking for a high-performance laptop? Our new comparison of the latest Apple and Dell flagships reveals which is best.
Jul 4 2017, 9:00AM
Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) review: now with all-day battery life
It may not be a huge upgrade over the Surface Pro 4, but our benchmark tests revealed one very pleasant surprise.
Jun 16 2017, 2:14PM
Microsoft Surface Laptop review: ultra-portable or ultra-pointless?
What's the deal with Windows 10 S? And how good is Microsoft's first traditional laptop? Our review will answer your questions.
Jun 16 2017, 12:49PM
First looks at Apple's new iMacs
We check out Apple's new desktop computers and give the lowdown on the latest MacBooks and next MacOS update.
Jun 6 2017, 3:36PM
New Surface Pro gets boost to speed and battery life
Microsoft has added the latest Intel processors, longer battery life and improved accessories to its new hybrid laptop.
May 24 2017, 12:03PM