CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
Toshiba hits full 4K in the Satellite P55T laptop.
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AMD CPUs help these half-hybrids hit lower starting prices.
Samsung joins the Chromebook makeover party with two new models -- an 11.6-incher that will retail for $319 and a 13.3-inch model that will hit for $399.
That's literally half the price of a new one. Could this "experimental" laptop be right for you?
The updated 14-inch Razer Blade packs a slim gaming laptop with an amazing 3,200x1,800 screen.
New, less-expensive Yoga models drop the higher-res screens, but keep the 360-degree hinge.
Taking a CPU intended for an 11-inch ultraportable and sticking it in a midsize system can potentially be a recipe for disaster. Gateway's 15-inch AMD Fusion-based NV51B05u avoids any major problems, but it could be better.
The 3D-enabled Toshiba Satellite P755-3DV20 is one of the more affordable 3D-enabled laptops, but it lacks the horsepower we've seen in more-robust 3D gaming laptops.
HP's versatile EliteBook 8560w shows that a mobile workstation can be rugged and a solid performer and still look good.
Early versions of the Dell XPS 13 had promise, but lacked must-have features. Over time, the system slowly added a high-res display, then a touch screen, making the new 2014 version an ultrabook that hits nearly all the marks.