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Archos smartwatch with E Ink touchscreen coming this summer

Archos is adding a fourth smartwatch to its lineup. The company introduced 3 smartwatches in January, including a $129 watch with a low-power E Ink display. Now the company plans to launch another E Ink model, this time with a touchscreen display. The first 3 Archos smartwatches are expected to hit the streets in May […]

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Chrome OS gets more touchy with pinch-to-zoom, virtual keyboard

Google’s Chrome OS may be designed for laptops and desktops at the moment, but that doesn’t mean you need to use a keyboard and mouse to interact with the operating system. There are already two touchscreen Chromebooks on the market, and developers are adding a few extra touches to make Chrome OS more touch-friendly. It’s […]

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Gateway launches LT41P 10 inch touchscreen notebook lineup

The Gateway LT41P is a 10 inch laptop with a touchscreen display, an Intel Celeron Bay Trail processor, and Windows 8 software. List prices start at $330, but TigerDirect has had an entry-level model available for a few weeks for just $280. That makes the LT41P one of the most inexpensive 10 inch touchscreen notebooks […]

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Buy a touchscreen Windows PC, get $25 in Windows Store credit

Thinking about buying a Windows PC with a touchscreen this month? Microsoft’s looking to sweeten the deal a bit. If you buy a Windows tablet or touchscreen laptop or desktop from a participating retailer by December 28th, 2013, you’ll get a $25 gift card to spend on apps and games from the Windows Store. Participating […]

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Acer launches $300 Chromebook with a touchscreen display

As expected, Acer is giving its Chromebook lineup a special touch. The new Acer C720P Chromebook is the company’s first Chrome OS laptop with a touchscreen. At $299.99, it’s also the cheapest touchscreen Chromebook released to date… which would be more impressive if the $1299 Google Chromebook Pixel weren’t the only competition. The Acer C720P […]

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Acer Chromebook with touchscreen display sorta confirmed (by Amazon)

Acer is expanding its line of Chromebooks with models featuring a range of features and prices — although they’re all reasonably inexpensive. The company launched an Intel Celeron/Haswell powered Chromebook for $250 in October, and followed up with the introduction of a $199 model a month later, featuring half the RAM. Now it looks like […]

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System76 launches Ubuntu-powered 14 inch touchscreen notebook

Linux system builder System76 is now taking pre-orders for its first portable notebook with a touchscreen display. The Darter UltraThin is a 14 inch notebook with a full HD touchscreen display, an Intel Haswell processor, and a starting price of $899. It’s expected to ship starting October 28th. The laptop measures 13.4″ x 9.5″ x 0.9″ […]

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Lilbits (8-12-2013): The uncertain future of BlackBerry

There was a time when BlackBerry devices dominated the smartphone space. But the past few years have been tough for the company, with growing competition from Apple’s iPhone and an army of Android devices. BlackBerry’s brief foray into the tablet space wasn’t exactly a home run either. So what’s a struggling company to do? In […]

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Google adds preview touchscreen controls to Chrome web browser

Google’s Chrome web browser runs on a range of platforms including PCs, Chromebooks, and Android and iOS devices. Some features are only available on some platforms, but Google seems to be slowly erasing those lines. For instance, Google Translate is built into the latest versions of Chrome for Android. And now Chrome for desktop computers […]

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Lenovo IdeaPad S210 11.6 inch touchscreen notebook on the way for $429

Lenovo’s IdeaPad S210 will be the company’s cheapest touchscreen laptop when it launches this summer. It’s a Windows 8 notebook with an 11.6 inch display and a starting price of $429. At that price you get a model with an Intel Celeron processor, but the company will also offer models of this 3.1 pound laptop […]

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Lenovo IdeaPad U330, U430 Touch ultrabooks coming soon for $799 and up

As expected, Lenovo is updating its 13 and 14 inch ultrabook lineup with new models sporting touchscreen displays and Intel Haswell processors. The Lenovo IdeaPad U330 Touch and U430 Touch should be available in the US this summer for $799 and up. The IdeaPad U330 features a 13.3 inch display and will come with 1366 […]

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HP brings touch to its budget 11.6 inch notebooks with Pavilion 11 TouchSmart

HP has been offering notebooks with 11.6 inch displays and starting prices of $399 as part of the HP Pavilion DM1 line for a few years. Now HP’s low-cost portable notebooks are getting a new name, and a few new features. The HP Pavilion 11 TouchSmart launches June 26th for $399 and up. And for […]