The 5 Best Windows Convertibles

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When Microsoft’s partners began shipping devices with the Windows 8 operating system, hardware choices came down to two different configurations. The first widely available configuration was laptops with touch screens. Windows OEMs literally placed touchscreens inside of devices they’d already had on store shelves and then loaded Windows 8 on them. There were also a […]

Dell XPS 12 Ultrabook Convertible Upgrade Boasts Better Battery Life

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Not content with just showing off some of its newer machines, Dell is also refreshing its high-end Windows 8 convertible, the XPS 12. This newly updated Dell XPS 12 will physical look identical to the XPS 12 we gave our Editor’s Choice award this past year, keeping the same aluminum lined hinge and flipping touchscreen […]

The Best Windows Convertibles: June 2013

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While there’s no doubt that Microsoft’s touch-first experience defines Windows 8 the most, the operating system also enables manufacturers to produce a wide range of devices that effectively bridge the gap between the ease of use that tablets provide, and the power and performance that allows users to get their work done. While devices like […]

Dell XPS 12 Ultrabook Convertible vs. MacBook Air

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The Dell XPS 12 Ultrabook Convertible is the best Ultrabook Convertible available today, but how does it compare to the one of the most popular ultra-portables, the MacBook Air? The XPS 12 is small Ultrabook with a touchscreen that flips for use as a tablet and a retail price of $1,199. The MacBook Air is a […]

Dell XPS 12 Review: Editors’ Choice Ultrabook Convertible

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The XPS 12 Convertible Touch Ultrabook is Dell’s latest transforming notebook. The Windows 8 computer turns from compact notebook to a roomy tablet with the flip of its 12.5″ display. We like the XPS 12′s premium construction and versatility, but it’s more expensive than the average Ultrabook Convertible and has mediocre battery life. If you’re looking to buy […]

What is an Ultrabook Convertible?

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The Ultrabook Convertible is a new type of computer that is a notebook and a tablet in one package. These new computers run Intel processors and Windows 8, and all include a touch screen or multiple screens to offer better control of Windows 8 Live Tiles and the Windows 8 modern user interface. As with […]

Where to Buy an Ultrabook Convertible

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Users looking to buy a new Ultrabook Convertible notebook and tablet device can already order four of most promising models from Dell, Lenovo, Toshiba and Sony. The Ultrabook Convertible name is given to a new class of Windows 8 devices that transform from a notebook to tablet with dual screens, special hinges or sliders. While […]

Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook Arrives Soon For $1199

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Today Dell unveiled the XPS 12, its first Windows 8 convertible that will go on sale on October 26 starting at $1199. The XPS 12 uses a flip hinge design to convert from a 12-inch laptop into a 12-inch tablet. Unlike the dual-hinge on the Yoga 13, the flip hinge on the XPS 12 places […]