CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
We've rounded up a half dozen laptops, desktops, tablets and hybrids that showcase some of the amazing leaps -- and a few of the disappointments -- that the PC market delivered in 2014.
The HP Stream 11 aims to be a cloud-focused laptop, much like a Chromebook, but with the added utility of Windows 8. It's a rock-bottom budget laptop, so don't get your hopes up, but the battery life is impressive.
These budget systems cost as little a a Chromebook, but run full windows 8.
HP's Stream series expands with new clamshells and tablets, from $99 or £100.
A slick midsize gaming laptop from a company not known for being on the cutting edge.
The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.
HP shakes up the world of gaming laptops with unique-looking and highly portable Omen. It offers very capable performance in PC games, despite being stuck with a last-gen graphics card.
If you keep expectations in check, this bargain-basement Windows 8 laptop has good battery life and a decent design.
It's a tablet. It's a laptop. It's arguably the best mobile-computing deal of the year. Plus: three bonus deals!
Plus: an Amazon Fire TV Stick for just $24.99 -- assuming supplies last the morning.