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CES 2012: PC makers really want you to like ultrabooks

Ultrabooks are big news at CES this year. Acer, Samsung, Dell, Lenovo, and Toshiba all introduced new models. The Intel booth looks like ultrabook Central this year, with tablets and netbooks relegated to a tiny corner of the show floor, and other devices virtually non-existent. And Intel kicked off the Consumer Electronics Show with a […]

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Hands-on with the Samsung Series 5 ultrabook

Samsung’s Series 5 ultrabooks come in two sizes. You can get one with a 13.3 inch display for $899 and up, or snag a 14 inch model with a DVD drive for $949. That DVD drive is one of the few things that sets the Series 5 ultrabook apart from the sea of ultrabooks on […]

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Skytex unveils $199 Android 4.0 tablet

Skytex is expanding its line of inexpensive Android tablets with a few new models designed to run Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The company will soon offer an ICS update for the SkyPad Alpha 2 tablet. It will also introduce two new models, the Skyad Omega and the SkyPad Argos. Both tablets feature 1.2 […]

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Toshiba shows concepts for 5 through 13 inch tablets

Toshiba already offers a line of 7 and 10 inch Thrive tablets, and the company just introduced the 10.1 inch Excite tablet which is one of the thinnest around. Now the company is also showing off concepts for a handful of additional tablets, including models with 5.1, 7.7, and even 13.3 inch displays. The devices […]

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Intel Atom Clover Trail chips for tablets due in second half of 2012

Intel has announced that it’s on track to release its Clover Trail processor platform in the second half of 2012… right around the time that Microsoft plans to release Windows 8. The low power x86 processors will succeed the Atom Z670 Oak Trail chips that have been out since last year. Clover Trail processors are […]

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NajmTek Ubook dual screen notebook – video

The NajmTek Ubook is a laptop with a 13.3 inch, 1440 x 900 pixel display… and a second 12 inch, 1440 x 600 pixel display where you’d expected to find the keyboard. While it’s not easy to touch-type on the glass screen as on a physical keyboard which provides tactile feedback, there are a few […]