Acer started with a clean-sheet design to make the Aspire R7 more worthy of the touchscreen Windows 8. Its screen is on a hinge that allows it to be adjusted to nearly any angle. The company flipped the keyboard and touchpad, too – a move that puts your fingers closer to the keys for easier typing. [From $1,000; acer.com]
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