Sony Vaio Pro 11, Vaio Pro 13 to the premium ultrabook party

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Sony is expanding its ultrabook lineup with two new high-end models featuring Intel Haswell processors, 1920 x 1080 pixel touchscreen displays, and thin and light cases. A model with an 11.6 inch display will launch June 9th for $1149, and a 13.3 inch model with a starting price of $1249 will launch the same day. […]

Sony unveils the Vaio Duo 13 Windows 8 slider


Sony is expanding its line of slider-style Windows 8 tablets. Last year the company introduced the Sony Vaio Duo 11, a tablet with a slide-out keyboard that lets you use the machine like a laptop. Now, as expected, Sony is following up with a 13 inch model called the Sony Vaio Duo 13. The Sony […]

This is what Windows 8.1 looks like (video)


This summer Microsoft will roll out a preview build of Windows 8.1, bringing new features and design tweaks to the Windows 8 and Windows RT operating systems. The company started showing off some of the new features recently, and now Microsoft has put together a demo video showing what Windows 8.1 looks like. Here are […]

Lilbits (6-04-2013): Bay Trail tablets, NFC for Chromebooks

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Computex 2013 may be all about devices with Intel’s Haswell chips (with a little room for AMD’s latest processors and NVIDIA’s new Tegra 4), but a few device makers are starting to show off products featuring next-generation Atom processors. Intel plans to launch its Atom Bay Trail platform by the end of the year, and […]

Kalos Android tablet with Tegra 4 CPU, WQHD display (video)


Tawainese device maker and app developer BungBungame is showing off a new 10 inch Android tablet with a high resolution display and an NVIDIA Tegra 4 ARM Cortex-A15 quad-core processor. It’s called the Kalos tablet, and the folks at Mobile Geeks got a chance to check out a demo unit at Computex. The tablet features a […]

Dell’s XPS 12 convertible tablet gets a Haswell update

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Dell is updating its XPS 12 convertible tablet with a faster processor and a slightly bigger battery. The Dell XPS 12 looks like a laptop — but you can rotate the touchscreen display 180 degrees within its frame, close the lid, and use the computer like a tablet. Dell introduced a model with an Intel […]

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 3 10 inch tablet has Intel inside


The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1) is an Android tablet with a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display, WiFi, Bluetooth, front and rear cameras, and up to 32GB of storage. It’s also the first Android tablet from Samsung to feature an Intel processor. Reuters had reported that Samsung’s new tablet had an Intel chip […]

Creative Senz3D camera will bring 3D gesture controls to a PC


Leap Motion and Microsoft’s Kinect aren’t the only games in town when it comes to hardware that lets you control a PC without touching it. During a keynote at Computex in Tawian today, Intel showed off a new camera from Creative that’s designed to bring 3D controls to tablets, notebooks, and other devices. It’s called […]

Quanta’s 11.6 inch tablet prototype powered by AMD Temash CPU (video)

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Taiwanese equipment maker Quanta is showing off a new tablet prototype featuring an AMD A4-1200 processor. That’s AMD’s new low-power “Temash” chip aimed at low-cost tablets. Quanta doesn’t sell devices under its own brand name, but it’s one of the biggest manufacturers of notebooks and other devices sold by big name companies. The prototype tablet […]

Sony Vaio Pro 11 ultrabook weighs less than 2.2 pounds

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Sony is showing off a new thin and light laptop that weighs less than 1 kilogram, features an 11.6 inch, full HD touchscreen display, and an Intel Haswell processor. Like most super-slim ultrabooks, the Sony Vaio Pro 11 has a built-in battery that’s not easy to replace. But this is a “pro” model, which means […]

Intel: More than 50 tablet/notebook hybrids coming, some as low as $399

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Intel says its new chips will power dozens of devices that straddle the line between notebooks and tablets. According to the company there are more than 50 different “2-in-1 designs in the pipeline.” That includes premium models with Intel’s 4th generation Core “Haswell” chips, as well as cheaper, lower-power models with the company’s upcoming Intel […]

Gigabyte gives its 11.6 inch convertible laptop a Haswell makeover


Gigabyte’s been making portable, convertible tablet-style notebooks since before it was cool. The company’s latest is the Gigabyte U21M, a notebook with an 11.6 inch display that you can twist 180 degrees and fold down over the keyboard so you can use the computer in tablet mode. It looks a lot like the last few […]