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Gigabyte S1185 Windows 8 tablet strips for the FCC, shows it’s what’s inside that counts

Gigabyte’s S1185 is a powerful Windows 8 tablet with an 11.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS display, support for up to an Intel Core i5 Ivy Bridge processor, up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of solid state storage. The 2 pounds tablet is expected to go on sale in the US […]

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Windows 8 prices going up (to as high as $200) on February 1st

Microsoft’s introductory pricing for Windows 8 ends on January 31st, 2013. Up until then you can still upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro for $39,99, or upgrade an eligible PC purchased in the last 6 months to Windows 8 standard for $19.99. Starting February 1st those prices will go up. That’s when you’ll […]

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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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Gigabyte S1082 Windows 8 tablet coming soon for $649 and up

Gigabyte’s S1082 isn’t the thinnest or lightest Windows 8 tablet around. But it’s a fairly versatile model with full-sized HDMI, VGA, And Ethernet jacks, among other things. Like the pricier Gigabyte S1185, this model also features an optical trackpad and mouse buttons built into the sides of the tablet. That can make it easier to […]

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Panasonic shows off a Windows 8 tablet with a 20 inch, 4K display

I expect to see a lot of 4K (or UltraHD) televisions at the Consumer Electronics Show this week. What I wasn’t expecting to see were tablets with 3840 x 2160 displays. But that’s what Samsung just introduced. The device is a 20 inch Windows 8 tablet with a touchscreen display and a digital pen for […]