VAIO Y Series: Fantastic netbook, so-so ultraportable

Upon first seeing the new Sony VAIO Y Series laptop (model VPCYB15KX), your first thought will likely be, "That is a very pink laptop." Virtually everyone in the PCWorld offices who saw our

Published on: March 7th, 2011 Jason Cross

Dell Vostro V130, a fine multimedia laptop

The Dell Vostro V130 is the latest model in the company's Vostro lineup, joining such earlier entrants as the Vostra 3300 and the Vostra V13. With its snazzy anodized aluminum case, thin profile

Published on: February 7th, 2011 Yarden Arar

Sony VAIO Z-series ultraportable offers high-end specs

Sony's VPCZ137GX strikes a balance between portability, ergonomics, and performance that's hard to beat. It's not quite as light or as small as many of its ultraportable competitors, but it offers a 13.1-inch,

Published on: December 17th, 2010 Jon L. Jacobi

Everything you need to know about buying the perfect laptop

Perhaps no common computer product has as many variations, with as wide a performance range, as the modern laptop PC. From tiny netbooks to big and powerful desktop-replacement systems, the differences in pricing,

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Jason Cross

What to expect when traveling with a MacBook Air

If you're single and looking for love, here's a tip: Buy an Apple MacBook Air and start hanging out at Internet cafés. Apple's 3-pound, ultra-thin portable is bound to draw people to your

Published on: June 25th, 2008 James A. Martin