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: £639.00 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: £1,299.89 - £1,299.95 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.

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.

4 stars Excellent
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