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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Asus VivoBook X202E touchscreen notebook review

Asus VivoBook X202E touchscreen

Asus has been offering affordable portable notebooks for a while. The company practically invented the netbook by introducing the first Eee PC mini-laptop in 2007. Now that netbooks are out of fashion, Asus is taking a few different approaches to the affordable portable space. Asus is one of the biggest players in the Android tablet […]