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Hands-on: the Dell XPS 11 is a sweet convertible ultrabook with a terrible keyboard

When the Lenovo Yoga first came out, the laptop/tablet hybrid turned people’s heads due to the cool 360 degree hinge that gave it the ability to bend over backwards. The main problem with the design is that in tablet and tent modes the keyboard sat exposed. Pressing on the keys wouldn’t do anything since the […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 11.6″ tablet with keyboard dock coming soon?

Lenovo appears to be preparing to launch a business-friendly equivalent of the Lenovo IdeaPad Lynx. The new convertible tablet is called the ThinkPad Helix, and it’s starting to show up at some Chinese sites including Zol and it168. Lenovo hasn’t yet confirmed this tablet. The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix reportedly features an 11.6 inch, 1920 x […]

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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga flexible Windows 8 tablet priced at $1900 in UK

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga is a Windows 8 convertible tablet-style notebook with an unusual design. Instead of twisting the screen to fold down flat over the keyboard when you’re using the computer in tablet mode, you simply push the screen back nearly 360 degrees until you have a flat computer with the keyboard facing one […]

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Fujitsu Lifebook TH40/D convertible tablet launch postponed

When Fujitsu introduced the Lifebook TH40/D last month, the company promised that the tablet PC with a slide-out keyboard would go on sale by the end of June, in Japan at least. But now the company has pushed back the release date indefinitely. It doesn’t look like the computer is being cancelled, but it is […]

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Chinese netbook thinks it’s a large phone with a slide-out keyboard

We’ve seen Chinese tablets that look like phones before. But the folks at Shanzhaiben have spotted something a bit different: a netbook that thinks it’s a phone. On paper the computer looks like a typical netbook with a 1.66 GHz Intel Atom N455 processor, 10 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display, 1GB of RAM, 160GB […]

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Lenovo introduces ThinkPad X220 12.5 inch notebook and convertible tablet

Lenovo is launching two new new laptops as part of its ThinkPad X Series line. The new ThinkPad X220 laptop features a 12.5 inch display and Intel Core i-series processor. Lenovo will also offer an X220 convertible tablet style notebook with similar specs. These are just two of the latest 12.5 inch notebooks from Lenovo. […]

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Gigabyte to unveil ultraportable laptops with Sandy Bridge chips this summer?

Gigabyte has been making mini-laptops with 10 to 12 inch displays for a few years, including some of the first convertible tablet-style netbooks with touchscreen displays. But Gigabyte’s mini-laptops tend to be pricier than the competition, partly because they’re so jam-packed with high performance features. So it doesn’t come as a huge surprise that the […]

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Acer unveils convertible tablet/notebook with detachable keyboard

Acer is showing off a mockup of an upcoming convertible Windows tablet which takes an interesting approach to the question of what to do with the keyboard when you’re not using it. Instead of a slide-out keyboard, or a swiveling keyboard, Laptop Magazine reports that this computer has a detachable keyboard. The idea is that […]

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Dell Inspiron Duo convertible tablet unboxed

Sure, we’ve already seen full reviews of the upcoming Dell Inspiron Duo convertible tablet. But Johannes at NewGadgets.de has posted one of the first unboxing videos I’ve seen. So if you like to watch someone open up a package filled with shiny new electronics and tear into it like a kid unwrapping a Christmas present, […]