Laptops aren't disappearing, though tablets get the love. Over 300 million laptops cross sales counters yearly. This year, they also got more sophisticated and affordable. It's also a year in which introduced Retina display and Microsoft released Windows 8. The nine that matter this year -- at the jump -- include the MacBook Pro, Asus Zenbook Prime, Toshiba's Yoga, and, of course, MacBook Air.