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    Digital Storm Krypton offers the same parts and design as other gaming laptops, for less
    This is a massive 17-inch gaming laptop that's nearly a clone of other, more expensive, systems.
    12 September 2014 6:23 am BST
    4 stars Excellent
    Dell Inspiron 14 5000 is a stylish thin-and-light for the budget-minded
    The 14 5000 is another example of how Dell's Inspiron lineup offers good specs and nice looks while still being reasonably portable and affordable. Though, it would be nice to have a few more configuration options.
    8 September 2014 8:02 pm BST
    3.5 stars Very good
    HP Stream bets on a Chromebook-like laptop, with Windows 8
    The Stream is a budget "cloud-based PC," and one of the least-expensive ways to get Windows 8 in a laptop.
    5 September 2014 10:34 pm BST
    HP's revamped HP Envy x2 packs a kickstand and Intel Core M CPU
    New HP Envy x2 models pack a kickstand and a keyboard that falls off at the drop of a hat.
    3 September 2014 9:06 pm BST
    HP's new 14-inch Chromebook packs a beefy Nvidia Tegra K1 CPU and mobile broadband
    New, more capable hardware should make for a faster, more pleasant Chromebook experience.
    3 September 2014 10:26 pm BST
    Lenovo Edge 15 is almost a Yoga (hands-on)
    With a hinge that bends back 300 degrees, the Edge falls between laptop and hybrid.
    3 September 2014 6:02 pm BST
    Lenovo business 2-in-1 ThinkPad Helix gets new Intel M processor
    The 11.6-inch convertible gets thinner, lighter, and more efficient, with redesigned keyboards that can bring the Helix up to 12 hours of battery life.
    3 September 2014 5:30 pm BST
    Acer Chromebook 13 brings Nvidia to the Chrome OS party
    This Toshiba Chromebook has a 13-inch 1080p display and a new Nvidia CPU for added graphics muscle.
    4 September 2014 12:26 am BST
    4 stars Excellent
    Six ways to play with Acer's Aspire R 13
    Convertible modes can be hyperbolic, but the new hinge on the Acer Aspire R 13 gives more credibility than usual to its claim of six modes of use.
    3 September 2014 6:14 pm BST
    Acer switches up to a larger, better budget 2-in-1
    The Acer Aspire Switch 11 becomes the big brother to the Switch 10, with a Core-powered option for more serious applications in this budget convertible notebook.
    3 September 2014 4:40 pm BST
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