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: $778.38 - $799.00 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

The Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro has a breakthrough design, but requires careful consideration of the trade-offs required, particularly battery life.

Price: $1,378.00 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good

Acer Switch 10

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a budget hybrid that skips the more-common fold-back or button-clasp hinges and instead attaches its screen via a magnetic connection. It shares the same hardware limitations as other small hybrids, but can be easier to use.

Price: $324.98 - $361.68 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga

Lenovo solves half the Yoga equation with a clever hidden keyboard on the ThinkPad Yoga. If we could combine this with the higher-res screen and better looks of the consumer version, we'd have the ultimate hybrid.

Price: $944.10 Check prices

4 stars Excellent
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