Lilbits (6-04-2013): Bay Trail tablets, NFC for Chromebooks

Computex 2013 may be all about devices with Intel’s Haswell chips (with a little room for AMD’s latest processors and NVIDIA’s new Tegra 4), but a few device makers are starting to show off products featuring next-generation Atom processors. Intel plans to launch its Atom Bay Trail platform by the end of the year, and […]

Asus Transformer Book 13 inch hybrid notebook/tablet now available for $1499

The Asus Transformer Book TX300CA-DH71 is a notebook with a 13.3 inch display and an Intel Core i7 Ivy Bridge processor. It’s also a 13.3 inch tablet — all you have to do is lift the screen away from the keyboard to use the Windows 8 computer in tablet mode. First introduced about a year […]

Asus Transformer Book available for pre-order for $1480 (13 inch tablet hybrid)

The Asus Transformer Book is a 13.3 inch notebook/tablet hybrid with a 1080p HD touchscreen display, Windows 8 software, and an Intel Core i7 Ivy Bridge processor. Introduced in late 2012, it looks like the Transformer Book could be ready to ship soon. MacMall is taking pre-orders for $1479.99, and according to German retailer Conrad.de, […]

Hands-on with the Asus Transformer Book 13.3″ convertible tablet

The Asus Transformer Book blurs the lines between ultrabooks and tablets. It’s a notebook with a 13.3 inch, 1080p display — which you can pull away from the keyboard dock to use as a tablet. Like the Asus Transformer line of tablets, the docking port doesn’t just house a keyboard. It also has a battery […]

Microsoft releases Windows 8 to manufacturers, new tablets and laptops on the horizon

Microsoft announced that Windows 8 has finally reached the RTM stage, which means that the company is releasing the final version to manufacturers. Given that the operating system is due to launch in late October, this release comes right on time. And soon consumers will see the fruits of this labor. We already know about […]