8 Great Ultraportables
Want to travel light but want something with more oomph than a netbook? A good ultraportable laptop should be powerful enough to plow through your workload and provide enough battery life to get you through most (if not all) of the day. We’re talking about notebooks that weigh less than four pounds with screens ranging from 11.6 inches to 13 inches and full-size keyboards.
Which ultraportable should you get? We rounded up eight great choices ranging from $479 all the way up to $1,649, so you can find the right machine for your needs and budget.
Apple 11-inch MacBook Air
It weighs just 2.3 pounds and breaks the mold with an impossibly-thin profile. Plus, the 11-inch MacBook Air does everything fast.