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Best laptops of 2014

CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.

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Apple MacBook Air (11-inch, April 2014)

Apple’s 11-inch Air gets a CPU speed bump and a decent price cut over the already excellent 2013 version. If you have a recent model there's no need to upgrade, but for anyone else, it's now a better deal than ever.

June 27, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating June 27, 2014
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Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, April 2014)

If you own a MacBook Air from the past couple of years there's really no need to upgrade, but a small spec bump and minor price cut make the most-current Air even more attractive.

June 27, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating June 27, 2014
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Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display (15-inch, 2014)

While the small updates to the 2014 model aren't enough for most existing users to upgrade, Apple's excellent 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is still our go-to laptop of choice for shoppers at the high end.

August 6, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating August 6, 2014
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Pad & Quill Sleeve for MacBook (13-inch)

Thickly padded, and handmade from premium materials, the Pad & Quill Sleeve for MacBook will fit your 13-inch Air or Pro and fills an important need if you don't want to use a dedicated, padded laptop bag.

February 21, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating February 21, 2014

MSRP: $99.99

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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2013)

The slimmer body and higher-res screen of the original Retina MacBook Pro were a revolutionary leap. This revamp adds modest internal upgrades for modest improvements, but price cuts to both the 13-inch and 15-inch models sweeten the deal.

October 25, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 25, 2013
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ClamCase Pro for iPad Air

The ClamCase Pro for iPad Air is a bendable multifunction keyboard case that doubles as a clever desk stand. It's the best accessory for fulfilling your iPad-as-laptop fantasies, provided you can live with a few drawbacks.

August 5, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating August 5, 2014
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Vaja Leather Suit for MacBook Pro

Most MacBooks are fine as-is, but if you feel the need to add a shell for protection or customization, the Vaja Leather Suit is a high-quality example, with a high price to match.

March 7, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 7, 2013

MSRP: $270.00

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MacBook Air (11-inch, June 2013)

Apple’s new 11-inch Air goes a conservative route in 2013, emphasizing longer battery life and more affordable pricing over any big design changes. The battery boost alone might be worth it.

June 17, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating June 17, 2013

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Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display (13-inch, 2013)

There are other high-res laptops out there, but this year’s more powerful and affordable 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is one of the best of the bunch, and makes a compelling case for upgrading from the 13-inch Air.

October 29, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 29, 2013
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Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, June 2013)

Apple keeps the latest MacBook Air updates on the inside, but greatly improved battery life and a lower starting price make up for a lack of flashy design changes.

June 14, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating June 14, 2013