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HP Elitebook Folio review: Delivering the business goods

Pleasingly thin and light, the HP Elitebook Folio 9470m delivers several business-friendly extras, and its solid-state drive makes it speedy on many tasks—but it’s a bit short on storage and system memory, and it’s pricey for a 14-inch laptop.

Lenovo ThinkPad Twist review: A great business tool

The Twist has some flaws, but it does what it’s designed to do very well – it’s a great business-oriented tablet-Ultrabook hybrid.

Acer Aspire M5-481PT review: Jack of all trades, master of none

In the age of ultra-portability and high-end laptop performance Acer's Aspire M5-481PT feels just a bit too big, a bit too heavy, a bit too slow, and a bit too dull.

The 8 best laptops and Ultrabooks available today

Buy one for yourself, or give one away as a very generous gift. Either way, these are the mobile PC to beat this holiday season.

Best Products of 2012: PCs, Ultrabooks, and Hybrids

PCWorld editors select the best systems—desktops, laptops, and hybrid portables—of 2012.

Acer S7-391 review: a serious edge for Windows 8

The Acer S7-391 is a super thin ultraportable with a great display, design and performance, but only moderate battery life.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 review: Flexible in more than one way

The Yoga is perhaps one of the most usable Ultrabooks available today. It’s got a great keyboard, trackpad, and touchscreen, and it can be used in multiple positions.

HP Envy TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 review: fast, capable but heavy Windows 8 Ultrabook

The Envy TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 is a decent performer with good features that lets you take advantage of Windows 8's touch capabilities, but it's also on the heavy side.

Dell XPS 12 Convertible Touch: laptop meets tablet

Dell's cleverly designed XPS 12 Convertible Touch Ultrabook functions as both a laptop and a tablet. It's heavy for the size, but a good performer with a great display.

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Sony Duo 11 Ultrabook review: Blurring the line between tablet and laptop

Sony's new 11.6-inch convertible includes a minimalist slider keyboard, but behaves more like a tablet.

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Toshiba Portege Z935-P300 Ultrabook: Lightweight, for light users

This extremely lightweight Ultrabook boasts solid overall performance, but poor usability.

The Best Business-Friendly Ultrabooks

Looking for a lightweight laptop to take on the road? Here are our top five picks.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review: Exotic Case, Ho-Hum Screen

The ultrathin, ultralight ThinkPad X1 Carbon adopts an impressive carbon-fiber case, but its internals are all Ultrabook, with good and not-so-good results.