CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
It's an older model, but still chock full of Air-y goodness. Plus: Three bonus deals!
Is it possible to be a cheapskate and still buy a MacBook? This model makes a compelling argument.
If you own a MacBook Air from the past couple of years there's really no need to upgrade, but a small spec bump and minor price cut make the most-current Air even more attractive.
Apple’s 11-inch Air gets a CPU speed bump and a decent price cut over the already excellent 2013 version. If you have a recent model there's no need to upgrade, but for anyone else, it's now a better deal than ever.
While the small updates to the 2014 model aren't enough for most existing users to upgrade, Apple's excellent 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is still our go-to laptop of choice for shoppers at the high end.
Though the 11.6-inch laptop looks the same as its current Chromebook 2, Samsung made some changes inside and should you need help, it's now just a click away.
The updates are minor, but the 11-inch MacBook Air now costs less, is faster, and runs longer.
A 16GB, Wi-Fi-only model costs $275 to make, compared with its $499 retail price, according to IHS. The 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular option costs $358, versus its $929 price tag.
ColorWare, a company that custom-colorizes computers, goes back in time by outfitting a MacBook Air with a retro look to evoke '80s Apple.
Or a non-touchscreen model for $179.99. Plus: Three bonus deals, including a seriously sweet Xbox freebie!