gMusic app gives Google Music a touch of Windows 8 style


Google Music lets you upload up to 20,000 songs to the cloud and stream your music to any PC with a web browser or to an Android device with the Play Music app. While Google doesn’t offer an official Windows 8 app, there’s a 3rd party app called gMusic which makes Google’s music service feel […]

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix Windows 8 hybrid launch delayed

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is a Windows 8 tablet with an 11.6 inch full HD display, an Intel Ivy Bridge processor, and a detachable keyboard which lets you use the tablet like a laptop. It also has the price of a premium laptop: It’s expected to sell for $1499 and up when it goes on […]

Up to 10 percent of Acer’s laptop shipments are Chromebooks

Acer C7 Chromebook

Chromebooks may have gotten off to a slow start when they first hit the streets in 2011. But now Acer CEO Jim Wong says Chromebooks are making up 5 to 10 percent of the company’s shipments since the launch of the $199 Acer C7 Chromebook in November. In an interview with Bloomberg, Wong says the […]

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 […]

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. […]