Skype gets a Windows 8 makeover

Skype for Windows 8

Skype has unveiled a new app for Windows 8 which is designed to take advantage of the operating system’s new touch-friendly “Modern” user interface. It looks like what you’d get if you combines Skype’s older Windows software with the company’s apps for mobile devices… because that’s pretty much what it is. Skype for Windows 8 […]

LG unveils H160 tablet with pop-out keyboard, Windows 8

LG H160

LG is showing off a few upcoming Windows 8 products, including a convertible tablet with a pop-out keyboard, an 11.6 inch touchscreen display, and an Intel Atom Clover Trail processor. It’s called the LG H160, and it looks a lot like the Samsung Series 7 Sliding PC, Asus Eee Pad Slider, or the upcoming Sony […]

Gigabyte introduces S1082 Windows 8 tablet with 10 inch screen

Gigabyte S1082

Gigabyte is launching a new tablet with a 10 inch display, an Intel Celeron processor, and Windows 8 software. It’s called the Gigabyte S1082, and if it looks familiar, that’s because it bears a more than passing-resemblance to the Gigabyte S1081 Windows 7 tablet. But the new model has a higher resolution display, a faster […]

Gigabyte introduces U2142 convertible Windows 8 tablet

Gigabyte U2142

The Gigabyte U2142 is an ultrabook that transforms into a tablet. It looks like a classic convertible tablet, with a hinge that swivels to let you rotate the screen 180 degrees and then fold it down over the keyboard. Gigabyte plans to bring the U2141 ultrabook to market shortly after Windows 8 hits the streets […]

Asus ME-400 Windows 8 tablet with 10 inch screen in the works?

Asus ME-400 tablet

Asus may be working on a new 10 inch tablet called the Asus ME-400. It has an Intel Atom Z2760 Clover Trail processor, a 10.1 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display, and Windows 8 software. French website PC Inpact has published some pictures of the tablet which were snapped a trade show for resellers. The […]

Asus Q200E 11.6″ Windows 8 notebook coming soon for $550

Asus Q200E

The Asus Q200E is a 2.9 pound laptop with an 11.6 inch touchscreen display. It’s designed to run Windows 8, and it will ship alongside Microsoft’s new operating system on October 26th. Best Buy is taking pre-orders for $549.99. The notebook looks a lot like an ultrabook. It’s thin, light, and has an Intel Core […]

Acer Aspire S3, S7 Windows 8 ultrabooks go up for pre-order

Acer Aspire S7 ultrabook

You can add Acer to the long list of PC makers that are putting their new Windows 8 ultrabooks up for pre-order. Windows 8 versions of the Acer Aspire S3 and S7 ultrabooks go on sale October 26th, but you can pre-order starting today, with prics starting at $700. Acer Aspire S3 The Acer Aspire […]

Netflix releases Windows 8 app for streaming movies, TV shows

Netflix for Windows 8

Netflix has released a new app for Windows 8 that lets you stream video without opening a web browser (and without relying on Microsoft Silverlight). It’s sort of like the Android and iOS apps the company has been offered for a while, but the new Netflix app for Windows 8 is designed to work on […]

Toshiba Windows 8 tablet, ultrabooks go up for pre-order ($700 and up)

Toshiba Satellite U925t

Some of Toshiba’s first Windows 8 computers are available for pre-order today. The Toshiba Satellite U925t is a 12.5 inch tablet, while the Satellite U945 is a 14 inch ultrabook. Both items are expected to launch on October 26th, but select retailers are taking orders starting today. Toshiba is also updating some of its existing […]