Apple's Macbook Air is still one of the best laptops for work and play.
[UNKNOWN] lightweight, speedy processor, and long battery life The Air is an ideal school companion.
For iPhone owners, the laptop will even let you send and receive messages and calls right from your desktop.
The 13 inch version is $999, but be on the lookout for a student discount.
If you want a laptop that can easily transform into a tablet, check out Lenovo Yoga 3. The $799 hybrid has a great battery life A 14 inch screen and enough processing speed to handle all of your homework.
Finally, if the affordability of a tablet is what you are looking for, Lenovo's Yoga Tablet 2 features any pen technology, which means you can essentially use any pen as a stylus.
The $299 dollar tablet is 8 inches, and includes a kickstand so it can be easily propped up on your desk.
In San Fransisco I'm Sharon Profis cnet.com for CBS news.