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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 […]