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Chrome OS dev channel brings a virtual keyboard for touchscreen devices

There’s only one Chromebook on the market today that features a touchscreen display. But that hasn’t stopped developers at Google for adding support for an on-screen keyboard to the latest dev channel update of Chrome OS. If you’re using a Chromebook Pixel (or another Chrome OS device, I suppose), you can now turn on the […]

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Acer introduces 11.6 inch touchscreen notebook with AMD Temash chip

Acer is introducing a new notebook with a small screen and a relatively low price. The Acer Aspire V5-122 is a Windows 8 notebook with an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display and an AMD Temash processor. It’s expected to have a starting price of $450, which makes it one of the most affordable […]

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Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon table PC coming in June, up for pre-order for $1699 and up

The Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon is a table PC. No, I didn’t leave out a letter. It’s a touchscreen computer that’s the size and shape of a small table, not a tablet. You can use it like a digital air hockey or foosball table if you like, because that’s kind of what it looks like. But […]

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Are cheaper Windows 8 portables on the way? WSJ reports Microsoft is slashing Windows 8 prices for PC makers

Windows 8 is Microsoft’s attempt to get in on the touchscreen computing craze that’s currently dominated by tablets running Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android. But there have been plenty of signs that sales of touch-capable Windows 8 devices have been off to a slow start. One possible reason is the high price of Windows notebooks […]

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Sony’s 14 and 15 inch touchscreen ultrabooks now available for $770 and up

Sony is now selling ultrabooks with 14 and 15.5 inch touchscreen displays. The new Sony Vaio T14 and Vaio T15 join the 13 inch touchscreen ultrabook Sony launched last year. The company first announced plans to launch the larger models in January, but now they’re available from the Sony Store, where you can pick up […]

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Acer Aspire S7 ultrabook review (Windows 8 touchscreen notebook)

The Acer Aspire S7 may be the most powerful laptop I’ve ever used. It features a speedy 1.9 GHz Intel Core i7-3517U processor, 4GB of RAM, a 256GB solid state disk, and a 13.3 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel touchscreen display. At the same time, the laptop measures less than half an inch thick and […]

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Hands-on with the Toshiba Satellite U845T $800 touchscreen ultrabook

Toshiba’s adding a bit of touch to its ultrabook lineup with the introduction of the Toshiba Satellite U845T. It’s a thin notebook with a 14 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel glossy touchscreen display and a starting price of about $800. The Satellite U845T should be available for purchase in March, but Toshiba is showing off […]

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Sony ultrabooks get touchy

Sony started offering a 13 inch ultrabook with a touchscreen display in 2012. Now the company is expanding its touch lineup with new touchscreen models of the Sony Vaio T14 and Vaio T15 ultrabooks. As you probably figured out by their names, the T14 is an ultrabook with a 14 inch display. wile the Vaio […]

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Lenovo unveils LT1423p Touch Mobile Monitors

Need an external display for your laptop… but want one you can use on the go? Lenovo is launching a series of mobile touchscreen displays that you can pair with a laptop, tablet, or other mobile computer. The Lenovo ThinkVision LT1423 Touch Mobile Monitors are 13.3 inch touchscreen displays which you can pair with a […]

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Lenovo gives touchscreen upgrades to IdeaPad U310, U410 ultrabooks

Lenovo will launch new models of its entry-level IdeaPad ultrabooks with touchscreen displays starting in a few months. Both the 13 inch IdeaPad U310 and 14 inch IdeaPad U410 are getting the touchscreen treatment, and both models will be available with Windows 8 in the coming months. The IdeaPad U310 Touch will launch in March […]