Every year, we see a host of new laptops hit the market—faster, powerful, and smaller-scaled than the previous models offered last holiday season. Granted the majority of modern techies are relying more and more on tablets to manage their daily productivity tasks, the truth is nothing beats the sheer performance value of a portable PC. There is no better time to request or invest in one than right now, as the collection of convertibles and ultrabooks continue to grow across Apple, Google, and Microsoft’s computing platforms. From premium machines to budget-friendly convertibles, log in as we navigate you through The Best Laptops to Buy This Season.