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Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Review

The Toshiba Satellite Click 2 is an affordable 2-in-1 laptop-tablet combo with good endurance, but its bulk and stiff keyboard are turnoffs.

Toshiba Satellite Click Review

Tohsiba's Satellite Click is an inexpensive AMD-powered Windows 8 hybrid, but a heavy design and flexy keyboard spoil the party.

Sony VAIO Flip 14 Review

The Sony VAIO Flip 14 offers a unique flip touch-screen design, long battery life and an excellent clickpad in an elegant package.

MSI GS70 Review

The MSI GS70 crams a fourth-gen Core i7 CPU, Nvidia GTX graphics and a 17.3-inch 1080p display into an extremely slim chassis.

Maingear Pulse 14 Review

The Maingear Pulse 14 offers high-powered specs for gamers in a slim package along with 8 hours of battery life.

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z Review

For a very attractive $399, the HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z combines a crisp, responsive 11.6-inch touch screen with good battery life.

Dell XPS 12 (2013) Review

With a fourth-generation Intel processor and a higher-capacity battery, Dell's updated XPS 12 is an excellent 12-inch tablet-laptop hybrid that can go the distance.

Acer Aspire E1-572-6870 Review

For $499, the Acer Aspire E1-572-6870 is an affordable and lightweight 15-inch notebook with Intel's latest fourth-generation processor.

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch Review

The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch Ultrabook offers Windows 8 shoppers a sexy aluminum design, a responsive touch screen, very good sound and excellent ergonomics for an affordable price.

ASUS X550CA-DB31 Review

The ASUS X550CA-DB31 offers an attractive 15-inch chassis, strong audio, and costs just $449, making this a good budget Windows 8 laptop.