Toshiba Encore 8 inch Windows 8 tablet up for pre-order for $330

The Toshiba Encore is an 8 inch tablet with an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor, Windows 8.1 software, and Microsoft Office 2013 Home & Student. Toshiba introduced the tablet in September, and now it’s up for pre-order from Amazon for $330. Tosihba’s first 8 inch Windows tablet is powered by an Intel Atom Z3740 quad-core […]

Hands-on: HP’s Spectre 13 x2 is the first fanless detachable Haswell notebook

The HP Spectre 13 x2 hybrid ultrabook/tablet gets the distinction of being the first fanless, ventless Haswell convertible, which is an achievement considering how thin it is. It will be available for pre-order October 16th, releasing soon after that, and will start at $1,099. The hybrid version looks a lot like the regular ultrabook Spectre […]

Firefox for Windows Windows 8 Metro finally coming… in December

Mozilla is finally preparing to launch a version of the Firefox web browser designed to run in the Windows 8 full-screen “Modern” or “Metro” user interface. While Mozilla’s been working on the software for well over a year, it won’t launch until more than a year after Windows 8 hit the streets. In fact, the […]

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 […]