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Compal PivoBook is a laptop with a display that works in landscape or portrait

Most laptops have 16:9 displays. Some have 16:10 or 3:2 screens. But one thing that pretty much every modern laptop has in common? The display is wider than it is tall. At first look, the PivoBook from Taiwanese manufacturer Compal looks the same. But there’s on key difference — you can flip the screen from […]

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Windows 8 designed for use in portrait or landscape (kind of)

Windows 8’s new Metro UI provides a new user interface designed for tablets. The start screen features large tiles that are a bit of a cross between iOS-style app icons and Android-style widgets, since they let you launch programs with your finger — but also let you see information such as a brief weather forecast […]