Deals of the Day (2-09-2012)

The Asus U24E may not technically be an ultrabook. But that’s mostly because it has a 500GB hard drive instead of a solid state disk and at 1.1 inches thick, it’s a little chunky by ultrabook standards. But under this notebook has a 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display, 2.7 GHz Intel Core i7 […]

Motorola XYBOARD tablets get global 4G LTE roaming

Verizion is rolling out software updates for the Motorola Droid XYBOARD 8.2 and XYBOARD 10.1 tablets. The update offers a number of improvements — including support for global roaming. That means you can connect to the internet over 4G anywhere in the world where there’s a supported network — although Verizon will likely charge you […]

With profits rising, Lenovo hedges bets with smartphones, tablets

Lenovo reported record sales during the fiscal quarter that ended December 31st, and the company recorded profits of $153 million, or about 54 percent higher than the same period a year earlier. Most of that revenue came from sales of traditional PCs. But the company also sold more than 6.5 million phones, with nearly half […]

Deals of the Day (2-08-12)

It will probably be months or years before we start to see ultrabooks for less than $600, but if you’re just looking for an ultraportable laptop with a little more oomph than a typical netbook, Amazon is selling the Samsung NP300 11.6 notebook for under $500 today. You can also pick up an Acer Aspire […]

Windows 8 Consumer Preview coming February 29th

Microsoft is preparing to launch the first “Consumer Preview” of Windows 8. The company is holding an event on February 29th at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain to kick off the launch. The Consumer Preview follows the Developer Preview that the company launched in September, 2011. While Microsoft isn’t using the words “alpha,” or “beta” to […]