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

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CNET to the Rescue #40: Dan Ackerman and the mini man-cave

CNET's New York laptops reviewer, Dan Ackerman, joins us to talk about how he's building a media room in a tiny Manhattan apartment. Also, your questions answered, including: How many anti-virus apps do I need?

By Mar. 30, 2011

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Dell XPS 13

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.

By Feb. 7, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Feb. 7, 2014
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HP Envy TouchSmart Ultrabook 4

The HP Envy TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 is a good gateway to the Windows 8 experience with a responsive touch screen in a traditional laptop body.

By Oct. 22, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Oct. 22, 2012
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Intel 4th-gen ultrabook concept design

This concept design has a detachable 11-inch screen and all-day battery life, and could cost less than $800.

By Jan. 7, 2013

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HP Envy Ultrabook 4-1015dx

HP's Envy 4 is an attractive, affordable type of ultrabook with a basic but solid set of features, even if it lacks the speed of more expensive alternatives in our entry-level configuration. Your best bet is to pay more for a faster version, or consider the even more affordable larger-screened AMD Sleekbook 6 instead.

By Aug. 14, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 14, 2012

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Canon PowerShot N

If you can get past the supercompact design and reimagined controls, the Canon PowerShot N is a fine point-and-shoot companion for your smartphone.

By May. 28, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating May. 28, 2013
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Hamilton Beach Set 'n Forget 6-Quart Programmable Slow Cooker

The beauty of this affordable slow cooker is its simplicity. It sticks to the basics but also boasts extras that set it apart from the competition.

By Feb. 13, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Feb. 13, 2014
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Acer Aspire V7

Despite the low-rent exterior, the Acer Aspire V7 packs a lot of what we want into a reasonably priced 14-inch ultrabook, including a high-res touch screen, mainstream graphics, and plenty of ports.

By Jan. 23, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jan. 23, 2014

MSRP: $1,199.99

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Mailbag: Nobody puts Dan Ackerman in the corner

This week on the Mailbag, Dan Ackerman is ALSO an official host of CNET Editors' Office Hours show, we're on TiVo in Australia, and we make one guy's life a lot easier.

By Oct. 7, 2008

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The 404 293: Where Dan Ackerman has a Mac Mini in his pants

Dan Ackerman joins us on today's show to talk about his not-critically-acclaimed album "Tales Out of Night School" and the technology world in general. Be sure to check out his podcast Digital City on iTunes.

By Mar. 6, 2009