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 2014, including those with touch screens and the latest Intel Haswell processors.
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2 Stars
May 09, 2014
Toshiba's Portege Z10t is a powerful 2-in-1 Ultrabook convertible, but the dim display and uncomfortable keyboard hold it back.
May 05, 2014
Ultrabooks are the best kind of laptop money can buy. Why? Because they're slim, light and wake from sleep almost instantly. You should also expect long battery life, which is great for everyone from ...
3.5 Stars
March 07, 2014
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.
4 Stars
February 11, 2014
The 2014 Dell XPS 13 adds Haswell power and a touch-screen display to an already attractive Ultrabook.
3 Stars
February 09, 2014
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon delivers a sharp display and an uber-thin, lightweight chassis, but other ThinkPads offer more for less.
January 09, 2014
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...
January 06, 2014
Samsung's going premium for the new year, phasing out lower-end notebook models such as the ATIV Book 5in favor of the newATIV Book 9 2014 Edition. The new and improved machine is a 15.6-inch ultraportable priced at $1,899.
3.5 Stars
December 30, 2013
The Dell Latitude 7440 is a slick business Ultrabook with speedy performance and a full HD touch screen, but it could use a little more endurance.
4 Stars
December 13, 2013
The ThinkPad Yoga is a well-designed business hybrid with a rotating full HD display, excellent keyboard and long battery life.
4 Stars
December 13, 2013
The HP Spectre 13t-3000 Ultrabook packs a user-friendly touchpad, strong performance and long battery life in a beautiful design.
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