CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
The newest iteration of HP's business Netbook adds some useful optional features, including an HD 10-inch screen and a dual-core Atom processor, but it's looking dated next to faster 11.6-inch ultraportables.
With the aid of your smartphone and an app, the compact Cobra iRadar Atom is a powerful tool for monitoring the road ahead for speed traps and road hazards.
The Archos 40B Titanium may not have the most high-end features, but dual speakers promise a tuneful listening experience.
A dual-core Atom processor and 10-inch screen, with its own keyboard case. At least it only costs $550.
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The Asus TS Mini is a fast and easy-to-use NAS server for home networking. However, it could be frustrating and time-consuming if you want to service its internal storage.
Not so fast and furious there, kid. With Cobra iRadar Atom, you'll be able to know where local speed traps are to avoid getting ticketed.
The reasonable $80 price tag, dual-core processor, and Android 4.0, make the LG Optimus L9 a reliable midlevel handset.
Dell's basic Netbook adds better battery life and the newest Intel Atom CPU, and robust configuration options add a level of flexibility many other Netbooks lack.
HP's biz-minded Mini 5101 is a successor to the Mini 2140 (one of our all-time favorite Netbooks). It looks and feels great, but for a premium-price Netbook, we expect to get more features, not fewer.
Sony's bold experiment--a high-end luxury system with essentially Netbook components--makes an enviable coffee shop conversation piece, but one that includes some serious sticker shock.