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Intel thinks touchscreens on notebooks make sense – do you?

Intel is showing off a reference design for an ultrabook with a touchscreen display. It’s not a convertible tablet, since you can’t fold the laptop flat and still use the touchscreen. It’s just a notebook — with a touch-sensitive display. You can use the touchscreen much like you’d use any phone or tablet touch interface. […]

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Joyplus M10PQ tablet features a Pixel Qi sunlight readable display

At first glance the Joyplus M10PQ looks a lot like other cheap Chinese tablets. It has a 10 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, and a 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 single core processor. But then you dim the backlight and the Joyplus M10Q’s one special feature stands out. The […]

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Acer tablets get Olympic fever, branding

Acer has unveiled new Olympic-themed versions of its two latest Android tablets. Because you know that long after the London games are over, you’ll be able to relive the excitement by looking at the logo on the back of your tablet… or something. First up is the Acer Iconia Tab A510 Olympic Games Edition. This […]

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Acer Aspire One V5 11.6 inch notebook coming soon

Acer has a new thin and light laptop in the works that’s more netbook than ultrabook. While the company introduced a new line of premium ultrabooks at CeBIT in Germany today, Acer is also introducing the new V5 Series and V3 Series mainstream notebooks, including a new ultraportable model. The Aspire Aspire V3 Series laptops will come […]

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Acer unveils Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 ultrabook with discrete graphics

Acer is adding a new thin and light laptop with a 15 inch display to its line of ultrabooks. The Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 features an Intel Core i-series processor and NVIDIA GeForce GT640M graphics. The laptop measures about 0.8 inches thick, but has space for an optional DVD drive. Acer will offer M3 […]

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Gigabyte ultrabook features a 14 inch, high resolution display

While Intel is positioning ultrabooks as premium ultraportable notebooks with reasonable price tags, there’s one premium feature that’s currently an exception instead of a rule: high resolution displays. Almost every ultrabook we’ve seen to date has a 1366 x 768 pixel display. But Gigabyte’s upcoming U2442V ultrabook has a 14 inch, 1600 x 900 pixel […]