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

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The Audiophiliac

Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.

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Toshiba Kirabook (2014)

The design of Toshiba's high-end Kirabook hasn't changed since last year, but it has aged gracefully. The components get an update and the battery life gets a big boost, making this an all-around excellent, but expensive, ultrabook.

By Mar. 5, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Mar. 5, 2014
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Lenovo Z40 Touch

A basic multimedia laptop starting under $600, with higher-end display, graphics, and storage upgrades.

By Jan. 5, 2014

MSRP: $599.00

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Origin PC EON13-S

Small-screen gaming laptops are rare because they require serious engineering sleight of hand. The EON13-S walks the line between power and portability, but it would be so much cooler with a custom body.

By Sep. 11, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Sep. 11, 2013

MSRP: $2,145.00

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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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Toshiba's high-end Kirabook gets it right in version 2.0

A new CPU and much-improved battery life make the Kirabook easier to recommend.

By Mar. 5, 2014

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Asus Transformer Book TX300

Asus adds a lot of what I've been looking for in a hybrid to the Transformer Book, but no one has yet really nailed the perfect laptop/tablet combo.

By May. 29, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating May. 29, 2013
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Samsung Series 7 Chronos

Quad-core CPUs, AMD graphics, and a touch screen fill the near-ultrabook slim Chronos at CES.

By Jan. 2, 2013

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Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 comes close to being a great mainstream slim gaming laptop, but it's undone by an unimpressive display.

By Aug. 6, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 6, 2013

MSRP: $999.99

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Maingear Nomad 17

A hefty investment if nicely configured, the Maingear Nomad 17 delivers for serious gaming, although the look may not be for everyone.

By Nov. 12, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Nov. 12, 2012
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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.

By Feb. 21, 2014

4.5 stars Editor's rating Feb. 21, 2014