The Most Important Laptops of 2012

2012 was a big year for laptops. Windows 8 came along with its touch-centric worldview, Intel kept plugging away on its ultrabook crusade, and Apple finally started pumping out Retina MacBooks. Here's our list of the most important machines of the year. » 12/13/12 4:20pm 12/13/12 4:20pm

Type-Off: Is ThinkPad's New Island Keyboard Better or Worse?

Lenovo ThinkPads have a strong, almost cult-like following, and for good reason. This sturdy, high-performance line of business notebooks has long-set the gold standard for keyboard quality, with fantastic tactile feedback, great key layouts and slightly convex keys that are easy to find by feel. So when the company… » 7/29/12 2:30pm 7/29/12 2:30pm

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon: The Ultralight, Semi-Rugged Carbon Fiber…

Tablets may be the next big thing in mobile computing, but don't count out ultrabooks just yet. At least not until you've given Lenovo's Thinkpad X1 Carbon—a feather-weight, carbon fiber workhorse a closer look. It's tough, it's light, and you don't have to be an office drone to crave it. » 5/15/12 12:01am 5/15/12 12:01am

ThinkPad Edge E220s and E420s: Hot New Guts and Accents To Match

What started as an unsure experiment has blossomed into a solid lineup of tweener PCs. There are four ThinkPad Edges now, each packing second-generation Intel Core processors. And the E220s and E420s might actually make you forget they're business machines. » 1/03/11 12:01am 1/03/11 12:01am

Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds Pairs Beastly Specs With an Integrated…

Lenovo's W700ds workstation laptop has gotten an overdue upgrade in the form of the W701ds, and now its guts are every bit as over the top as its integrated secondary display. Seriously: this thing is a hoss. » 2/23/10 12:01am 2/23/10 12:01am

ThinkPad Edge Review: A Murky Middle Ground

Somewhere between the buttoned-up utility of the ThinkPad and the sleek efficiency of the IdeaPad sits an untapped sweet spot for affordable, entry-level notebooks. At least, that's clearly what Lenovo is banking on with their new ThinkPad Edge series. » 1/03/10 11:13pm 1/03/10 11:13pm