List of Black Friday Laptop Deals

It's officially Black Friday, which means it's time to roll off the couch and head down to your local retailer to wait in line if you want any hope of scoring o...

Best Buy’s “Next Class” Laptops Come Fully Loaded

nextclassThe sad part about getting a good deal on a laptop, especially during back to school time, is that too often you have to spend another $150 to $200 bucks to convert all of the trial software to full versions a month later.

HP ProBook Notebooks Introduced (video)

merlot_probookHP introduced a new line of affordable notebooks aimed at value-concious business users. The HP ProBook series will come in three sizes and start at just $529. I got a chance to sit down with Sarah Bussell, HP's business notebook product manager to take a look at the ProBook lineup and shot a quick video.
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Introducing Shop & Compare

Today we're launching the Shop & Compare page, which will help our readers find the best deals on notebooks, software and accessories. We've put together a quick video overview of the service, which shows how you can search for products by various attributes, narrow down your selection and compare specifications.

HP Pavilion dv6t Specs, Pricing and Details

hp_dv6t_pavilionHP's new Pavilion dv6t is a 16-inch entertainment notebook that's relatively affordable. Launched at CES 2009, the dv6t offers a bigger display than you'll find in the dv5 and adds a number pad. The dv6t is available now from $679.99.
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Black Friday: dv5 1150us for $849 at Staples

Staples will sell a version of the HP Pavilion dv5 for $849 on Black Friday. The dv5 1150us is discounted $200, which is not a substantial discount for what is one of HP's most popular notebooks.
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Black Friday: 15 Tips for Buying a Black Friday Notebook (or Not Buying One)

It's that time of year again, when notebook buyers across the country start plotting how they're going to score a cheap notebook on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving that kicks off the holiday shopping season. We're going to start tracking the deals on our Black Friday Notebooks page, but before you commit to neglecting your family on Thanksgiving or camping out your local notebook dealer's parking lot I wanted to offer a few words of caution.
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Ravi Sood of VooDooPC at CES 2008

Ravi SoodI caught up with Ravi Sood, of HP's gaming division. Ravi's brother founded VooDooPC in 1991 to make performance PCs and sold the company in late 2006 to HP.
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Sony Releases Premium TZ, SZ, FZ and AR Notebooks (video)

Sony VAIO Premium NotebooksSony didn't have any brand spanking new notebooks for us at CES 2008, but they did have some impressively spec'd TZ, SZ, FZ and AR series VAIO notebooks on hand. We stopped by the Sony booth at CES 2008 to take a closer look.