Laptops:

Best touch screen and hybrid laptops of 2014

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With Windows 8, touch-screen and hybrid laptops are suddenly back in favor, combining the best features of laptops, tablets, and even all-in-one desktops. To explore the best in all categories, check our list of the best laptops overall.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3

While the new Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft's best PC to date, it's more successful as a tablet than a laptop replacement.

Price: $770.89 - $960.00 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T (128GB, Windows 8)

The Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T walks the line between ultrabook-level laptop and tablet, but doesn’t truly excel at either.

Price: $1,151.99 - $1,192.62 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good

Razer Edge

The Razer Edge is one of the most inventive PC gaming devices in years, but you'll pay a premium for portability and proprietary add-ons.

Price: $899.99 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good

HP Spectre 13t-h200 x2

A rare larger-screen hybrid, the HP Spectre x2 aims to be both a portable laptop and a video-friendly slate. The price is right, but the design feels awkward and the wonky touch pad makes it hard to use as a full-time laptop.

Price: $649.99 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good

Best hybrid

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro

A major update to our favorite Windows 8 hybrid, the IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro is still a better laptop than tablet, but the new version adds a future-proof better-than-HD display at a great price.

Price: $1,019.00 - $1,025.00 Check prices

4 stars Excellent A better-than-HD hybrid for less
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