Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop Studio is an unusual-looking convertible notebook. Sure, you can use it as a laptop or tablet, but its display doesn’t rotate 360 degrees until it’s behind the keyboard. Instead you pull the screen forward. Pull part way and you’ve got an easel that you can use to create digital artwork. Keep pulling […]
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Lilbits (9-03-2013): Who will license Windows Phone now?
Microsoft hopes to complete a deal to acquire Nokia’s smartphone (and maybe tablet) division by early 2014. While the software maker says it plans to continue licensing Windows Phone software to other companies even after it starts making its own phones, it’s not entirely up to Microsoft. It might be tough to convince companies to […]
Lilbits (5-30-2013): Next-gen MeMO Pad 7, Ubuntu Bug #1 is closed
Earlier this year Asus released a $149 tablet called the MeMO Pad 7. It’s sort of what you’d get if you took the Google Nexus 7 and cut some corners by throwing in a lousy display and a slower processor. But with the annual Computex trade show in Taiwan just a few days away, word […]
Acer unveils Aspire R7 notebook, desktop convertible
Plenty of PC makers have blurred the lines between notebooks and tablets this year by offering Windows computers that can function as either. Acer’s going another way with the Aspire R7. It’s a notebook that you can use as a tablet, or a desktop PC. At first glance the Acer Aspire R7 looks like a typical […]