CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
Acer's variation on the budget E1-472G Aspire laptop has good guts but an underwhelming exterior and design, and also lacks a touch screen. Nvidia graphics add a boost.
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With a 23-inch display, easy expandability, and a starting price around $660, this could be your family's next PC.
The Acer Chromebook C720P manages to get better at all the key things, adding up to a little laptop alternative that's better than any budget Chromebook we've seen before.
The Acer Iconia A1-830 is a sleek and simple tablet for basic use, but you need only spend $50 more to upgrade to a slate with faster performance and better features.
The one-hand folding kickstand makes it easy to lay this 23-inch screen flat.
If you’re craving full Windows 8 on a tablet the size of an iPad Mini, and want a great display, the ThinkPad 8 is one of the best we’ve seen...but not by much.
At only 4mm (0.15 inch) at the edge of its Quad HD display and packed with high-end components, the A740 looks like it could be a great desktop -- if you can afford it.
That's just one possible deal you can get from Best Buy when you trade in your old Windows XP system, which is good for a $100 credit.
A detachable 2-in-1 hybrid with a clever magnetic hinge.
With a bigger screen than most Windows tablets and an included keyboard dock, the 10-inch Lenovo Miix 2 tries to walk the line between entertainment and productivity, but it's still a few keyboard tweaks away from success.