Ultrabooks Guide

If you want one of the most portable computers on the market, consider getting an Ultrabook, a new kind of super-thin, ultra-light laptop that wakes from sleep quickly and offers a compelling Windows 8 experience. To help you choose, we've reviewed all the best Ultrabooks of 2015, including those with touch screens and the latest Intel Haswell processors.

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Dell Latitude E7450 Review

With a carbon-fiber and magnesium-alloy body, the Dell Latitude E7450 is a sturdy and light business Ultrabook that does most things well.

Best New MacBook Alternative Is $600 Cheaper

Every time Apple unveils a new laptop, its competitors attempt to ride the ensuing PR and social media tsunami by making direct comparisons to their own products. Two days after the new 12-inch MacBoo...

Asus ZenBook UX305 Review

The ZenBook UX305 stuns with a gorgeous all-aluminum body, a thin, fanless design, and 9-plus hours of battery life -- all for just $699.

Meet Toshiba's Surface Killer: 17 Hours of Battery Life

Now this is a tablet that can replace your laptop. With its detachable keyboard, Toshiba's new Portege Z20t Ultrabook can fill the needs of business customers looking for a lightweight tablet as wel...

Lighter Than Air: Samsung's New Laptop Is Just 2 Pounds

Now, this is getting ridiculous -- in a good way. Samsung's 2015 update to itsATIV Book 9 Ultrabook isless than an inch thick and weighs a hair over 2 pounds, making this notebook nearly as ligh...

Toshiba Portege Z10t Review

Toshiba's Portege Z10t is a powerful 2-in-1 Ultrabook convertible, but the dim display and uncomfortable keyboard hold it back.

Acer Aspire S7 (2014) Review

Acer's Aspire S7 Ultrabook squeezes a WQHD display and snappy Haswell performance into the same seductive body as its predecessor, but battery life suffers.

Dell XPS 13 (2014) Review

The 2014 Dell XPS 13 adds Haswell power and a touch-screen display to an already attractive Ultrabook.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) Review

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon delivers a sharp display and an uber-thin, lightweight chassis, but other ThinkPads offer more for less.

Toshiba Unveils Concept Detachable Hybrid

Notebook makers seem to be settling on two designs when it comes to Windows 8 hybrids: A fold-over, like the Lenovo Yoga 2, and a detachable, like the ASUS Transformer Duet. But what if you combin...