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Lenovo’s latest notebook turns into a tablet (not how you think)

Lenovo is introducing a rather intriguing new machine called the IdeaPad U1 which can function as both an 11.6 inch notebook and a tablet. But while most computers achieve this by allowing you to swivel the screen and fold it down over the keyboard, the Lenovo IdeaPad U1 has a detachable screen. What’s interesting is […]

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Intel prepping an update for dual core Celeron SU2300 CPU

There’s a new hierarchy emerging in the ultraportable PC space: Today’s netbooks tend to have 10 inch or smaller screens, cost less than $400, and have Intel Atom or VIA Nano processors. The new class of “thin and light” computers have 11 to 12 inch displays, AMD Neo, NVIDIA ION, or Intel CULV chipsets. And they tend […]

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Hasee launches low cost Intel CULV powered laptops in China

PC maker Hasee has been putting out netbooks and ultraportables for a while. But now the company is jumping on the Consumer Ultra Low Voltage bandwagon with a few new thin and light models: The Hasee UV20-S17 and UV20-S23. The notebooks cost just about $366 to $400 and feature Intel CULV processors and integrated GMA […]

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Acer Aspire Timeline 1820PT w/touchscreen up for order in the UK

The Acer Aspire Timeline 1820PTZ is the first member of the Acer Timeline series to sport an 11.6 inch touchscreen display. You can fold the screen down over the keyboard and use the computer as a tablet. Or you can ignore the swivel and just use the computer as a standard, but somewhat pricey, laptop. […]