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Asus brings touch to its biggest ultrabook, the Zenbook U500VZ

Asus recently started adding touchscreens to its Zenbook line of ultrabooks. Now it looks like the largest member of the Zenbook family, the 15.6 inch Zenbook U500VZ is getting the touchscreen… err, touch. Engadget noticed that a new Asus Zenbook Touch U500VZ showed up on the Asus website recently. The notebook measures less than 0.8 […]

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Asus VivoBook X202E touchscreen notebook review

Asus has been offering affordable portable notebooks for a while. The company practically invented the netbook by introducing the first Eee PC mini-laptop in 2007. Now that netbooks are out of fashion, Asus is taking a few different approaches to the affordable portable space. Asus is one of the biggest players in the Android tablet […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook getting Windows 8, touch upgrades in December

Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a thin and light ultrabook with a sturdy carbon-fiber case. Right now Lenovo ships the 3 pound laptop with Windows 7, but a new Windows 8 model is set to launch in December. According to a teaser page, the upcoming model will feature an HD+ touchscreen display with support for […]

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Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch Windows 8 ultrabook coming soon for $810

Samsung’s first ultrabook with a touchscreen display will have a starting price of $809.99 for a model with an Intel Core i3 processor. A model with a faster Core i5 processor will also be available for $859.99. Both are expected to launch with Windows 8 later this month. The ultrabooks feature 13.3 inch, 1366 x […]

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Asus Q200E 11.6″ Windows 8 notebook coming soon for $550

The Asus Q200E is a 2.9 pound laptop with an 11.6 inch touchscreen display. It’s designed to run Windows 8, and it will ship alongside Microsoft’s new operating system on October 26th. Best Buy is taking pre-orders for $549.99. The notebook looks a lot like an ultrabook. It’s thin, light, and has an Intel Core […]

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Asus VivoBook X202 Windows 8 notebook up for pre-order for $599

The Asus VivoBook X202 is a thin and light laptop designed to run Windows 8. It’s not exactly an ultrabook — since it’s a hair too thick to qualify, and since it doesn’t have solid state storage. But this 2.9 pound notebook is also cheaper than most ultrabooks, with a starting price of $599. The VivoBook X202 […]

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Asus Vivo Book S200 Windows 8 mini-laptop shows up in Italy

Asus appears to be preparing to launch an entry-level Windows 8 ultraportable notebook called the Asus Vivo Book S200. It features an 11.6 inch touchscreen display, an Intel Core i3 processor, and an estimated launch date of November. A listing for the Vivo Book S200 went live at Italian retail site recently. Update: Asus […]

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AT&T MiFi Liberate wireless hotspot has a touchscreen for some reason

If you’ve ever looked at your mobile hotspot and thought “I like how this thing lets me connect to 3G and 4G networks on the go, but man it’d be even better if it had a touchscreen instead of buttons and LEDs,” apparently you’re not alone. AT&T has just introduced a new mobile hotspot with […]