With the LifeBook T1010, Fujitsu adds tablet functionality to an otherwise typical 13.3-inch laptop. It's a good choice for students and executives who prefer to take handwritten notes on the run.
You can dive into the various subcategories here for detailed suggestions for every need and budget, but on this page, we present the current laptops that are our personal favorites, because of style, power, value, or just because we like them.
New HP Envy x2 models pack a kickstand and a keyboard that falls off at the drop of a hat.
From the Cheapskate: This powerful second-gen Chromebook features a 1080p display, 4GB of RAM and impressive speakers.
The Toshiba Satellite W30T (Click) packs Intel or AMD processors and a 500GB hard drive into a 13.3-inch tablet with a keyboard dock.
A dazzling touch screen and lightweight design make for one seriously sweet laptop, especially at this price. (Update: Now it's even less.)
This is Dell's Vostro V13, a superslim, comfortably light ultraportable. This configuration normally sells for around $750. But don't worry: 3G service is optional.
The U3's 13.3-inch display size hits a sweet spot between portability and usability, and its 3.9-pound weight straddles the line between ultraportable and thin-and-light.
From the Cheapskate: Modern tablets increasingly want to take the place of your laptop. But should they? Plus: two bonus deals!
From the Cheapskate: Just in time for Valentine's Day, these geek-tastic headphones pair with each other so you can share tunes with your sweet-ums.
Yet another Atom N450 Netbook in a sea of me-too competitors, the awkwardly designed Fujitsu Lifebook MH380 doesn't perform well enough or include anything unique to justify its higher price.