Microsoft Surface Pro launches February 9th for $899 and up

Microsoft Surface Pro

Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet will go on sale in the US and Canada starting February 9th. The company will charge $899 for a model with 64GB of storage, while a 128GB model will run $999. Both tablets feature 10.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel displays, 4GB of RAM, Intel Core i5 processors, and Windows 8 […]

Windows 8 prices going up (to as high as $200) on February 1st

Windows 8 Pro

Microsoft’s introductory pricing for Windows 8 ends on January 31st, 2013. Up until then you can still upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro for $39,99, or upgrade an eligible PC purchased in the last 6 months to Windows 8 standard for $19.99. Starting February 1st those prices will go up. That’s when you’ll […]

Kupa Ultranote X15 Windows 8 tablet now available for $1100

Kupa Ultranote X15

The Kupa Ultranote X15 is a Windows 8 tablet with a laundry-list of top tier specs. It has a 10.1 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS display. It has 8GB of RAM. It has an Intel COre i5 or faster processor. And in addition to a 10-point capacitive multitouch display, the X15 has an active […]

Acer Aspire S7 ultrabook review (Windows 8 touchscreen notebook)


The Acer Aspire S7 may be the most powerful laptop I’ve ever used. It features a speedy 1.9 GHz Intel Core i7-3517U processor, 4GB of RAM, a 256GB solid state disk, and a 13.3 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel touchscreen display. At the same time, the laptop measures less than half an inch thick and […]

Gigabyte S1082 Windows 8 tablet coming soon for $649 and up

Gigabyte S1082

Gigabyte’s S1082 isn’t the thinnest or lightest Windows 8 tablet around. But it’s a fairly versatile model with full-sized HDMI, VGA, And Ethernet jacks, among other things. Like the pricier Gigabyte S1185, this model also features an optical trackpad and mouse buttons built into the sides of the tablet. That can make it easier to […]

Hands-on with the Gigabyte S1185 Windows 8 tablet (video)


The Gigabyte S1185 is a Windows 8 tablet that should ship soon for about $1000 and up. It features an 11.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS display and an Intel Ivy Bridge processor, but those aren’t the only things that set the S1185 apart from most other Windows 8 tablets on the market today. […]

Razer Edge Windows 8 gaming tablet coming soon for $999 and up

Razer Edge

You can play casual games like Angry Birds or Cut the Rope on pretty much any Windows 8 or Windows RT tablet. But you can play hard-core PC games on the new Razer Edge. It’s a 10 inch Windows 8 tablet with an Ivy Bridge processor, NVIDIA GeForce graphics, and a starting price of $999. […]

Panasonic shows off a Windows 8 tablet with a 20 inch, 4K display

panasonic 4k

I expect to see a lot of 4K (or UltraHD) televisions at the Consumer Electronics Show this week. What I wasn’t expecting to see were tablets with 3840 x 2160 displays. But that’s what Samsung just introduced. The device is a 20 inch Windows 8 tablet with a touchscreen display and a digital pen for […]

Hands-on with the Vizio Tablet PC Windows 8 Slate (video)

Vizio Tablet PC

The Vizio Tablet PC is an 11.6 inch Windows 8 slate with a 1 GHz AMD Z-60 “Hondo” processor. That’s a low power chip designed to offer long battery life and support for HD video thanks to Radeon HD graphics. While Intel’s Clover Trail chip has proven more popular with tablet makers in recent months, […]

Gigabyte unveils S1185 Windows 8 tablet with detachable keyboard

Gigabyte S1185

Gigabyte has been making notebook/tablet hybrids for years. But most of the company’s convertible tablets have featured screens which fold down over the keyboard so you can use the notebook like a tablet. The Gigabyte S1185 is something different: an 11.6 inch Windows 8 tablet with a detachable keyboard base. We’ve seen this kind of […]

HP announces AMD-powered TouchSmart Sleekbook

HP Pavilion Touchsmart Sleekbook Left side

HP doesn’t have a huge presence at CES this year, though they do have a few new laptops to boast about. The Sleekbook brand is HP’s code for an ultrabook-esque laptop that doesn’t quite fit the strict definition of ultrabooks. Usually this means that the machine is a bit too thick or has a spinning […]

Lenovo Horizon Table PC: 27-inch desktop PC can lie flat for tabletop gaming


Lenovo’s latest IdeaCentre computer looks a bit like an all-in-one desktop PC with a touchscreen display. But the Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC has another trick up its sleeve: It’s designed to be laid flat on any surface for use as a tabletop computer. In table mode you can play multi-player games, run Android apps, […]

HP Envy X2 Windows 8 hybrid tablet now available for $850

The HP Envy X2 is a Windows 8 tablet with an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display, an Intel Atom Clover Trail processor, 2GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. It also comes with a keyboard docking station that gives you the choice of using the Envy X2 as a notebook or as a […]

LG introduces Tab-Book Windows 8 slider


Korean electronics maker LG’s latest tablet has an 11.6 inch display, Windows 8 software, and a slide-out keyboard that lets you use the computer like a notebook. It’s called the LG Tab-Book H160, and while LG plans to show it off at CES in January, you can already have one shipped from South Korea to […]

Kupa X15 UltraNote Windows 8 tablet on sale for $1100 and up

Kupa X15 UltraNote

The Kupa X15 is a Windows 8 tablet that packs some seriously high-end features. First shown off a few months ago as the Kupa UltraNote, the 10 inch tablet is now ready to go. Kupa is a niche product maker, and there’s currently no “buy” button on the company’s website, but according to Engadget you […]