Microsoft Surface tablet clone runs Android (and Windows 8)

Chinese device makers have a long history of cloning the design of popular products and selling knockoffs at rock bottom prices. Next in line? Microsoft’s upcoming Surface tablet. The Surface is a tablet with a 10.6 inch display, Windows RT or Windows 8 software, and a “smart cover” with a touch-sensitive keyboard built in. Microsoft […]

Lenovo launches 15 inch, 4.9 pound IdeaPad U510 ultrabook

Lenovo is launching its first ultrabook with a 15.6 inch display. The IdeaPad U510 borrows its design cues from the smaller U310 and U410 ultrabooks with 13.3 inch and 14 inch screens. But it’s, you know, bigger. The new IdeaPad U510 will be available in September for $679 and up. The laptop ships with Windows […]

Toshiba introduces two new 14 inch ultrabooks

It’s only been a few months since Toshiba introduced its U845 ultrabook, but the company is already starting to show off its next 14 inch ultrabook models. Engadget reports the Toshiba Satellite U945 and P845t will both launch on Ocotber 26th when Windows 8 is released. Toshiba Satellite U945  This laptop is basically what you get […]

Sony slaps a touchscreen on the Vaio T13 ultrabook (for Windows 8)

Windows 8 is designed to play well with touchscreens, which is why we’re seeing companies announce tablet after tablet and convertible notebook after convertible notebook. But you don’t need a slate-like PC to take advantage of Windows 8’s touch-based navigation. You can just slap a touchscreen into a standard notebook. That’s exactly what Sony plans […]