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Best laptops of 2014

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

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HP expands Stream series with low-cost Windows 8 laptops and tablets

These budget systems cost as little a a Chromebook, but run full windows 8.

By September 30, 2014

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Acer adds a low-cost all-in-one hardly bigger than a laptop

The $599 Acer Aspire ZC-605 has a 19-inch screen and an Intel Pentium CPU.

By September 30, 2013

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Windows 8 to spawn new breed of low-cost laptops

Microsoft's new ARM-enabled operating system is expected to create a new kind of low-cost laptop based on ARM processors. Low-end Intel- and AMD-based laptops may see serious market erosion.

By July 18, 2011

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Will Lenovo kill the low-cost Moto X and Moto G?

In this edition of Ask Maggie CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers her perspective on whether Lenovo will continue Google's strategy for Motorola of offering low-cost, high-quality unlocked smartphones.

By January 31, 2014

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Microsoft said to slash Windows 8.1 price on low-cost devices

Microsoft is cutting the price of Windows 8.1 for devices under $250 in order to be more competitive with low-cost devices that run on rival operating systems.

By February 22, 2014

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Low-cost laptops face off with iPad

Will consumers be choosing between an iPad and a laptop? Tempting holiday laptop deals at stores like Best Buy at least raise the possibility.

By December 14, 2010

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Low-cost Windows 7 laptops hit retail

The release of Microsoft's new operating system spawns a new breed of cheap laptops galore at retailers.

By October 22, 2009

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Intel launches chips for low-cost, thin laptops

Chip giant is launching its line of processors for thin, inexpensive laptops at Computex in Taipei.

By June 1, 2009

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As ultrabook makers seek stronger sales, some opt for low cost

Ultrabooks still face major profit and market-adoption hurdles, according to an industry source and a couple of reports.

By March 6, 2012

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Microsoft's Kinect: A robot's low-cost, secret weapon

Robotics engineers are using the Kinect motion-sensing controller, which lets people play video games hands-free, as cheap sensors to help robots "see" their surroundings and operate autonomously.

By December 6, 2011