Dell Venue 11 Pro Mobile Tablet Keyboard Review

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Dell has made two different keyboard accessories available for the Venue 11 Pro tablet, a powered keyboard that adds some weight to the tablet along with a slimmer keyboard cover that’s fashioned in a similar manner to Microsoft’s Type Cover for the Surface tablet. The former is marketed as the Mobile Tablet Keyboard and essentially […]

Dell XPS 13 (2014) Review

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Though you wouldn’t necessarily know it by looking, Dell’s MacBook Air challenger got a whole lot better in 2014. Now, in its third generation, the XPS 13 for 2014 hasn’t changed at all externally, which actually is a good thing as Dell’s design and build quality for the notebook has been top notch since it […]

HP Spectre 13t x2 Review

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Hewlett Packard’s fashion-inspired Spectre consumer line of ultra-sleek Windows Ultrabooks is doing the splits, literally, with the x2 edition. Clad in an elegant “Truffle Brown” aluminum shell, the Spectre x2 retains the clean lines of the Spectre family while at the same time adding a convertible form factor to the mix with a detachable display […]

Toshiba Reinvents the Wheel With 5-in-1 Laptop Concept

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At the Consumer Electronics Show, we got to see the Toshiba 5-in-1 laptop concept, a prototype of a convertible and detachable notebook computer that aims to satisfy multiple form factor needs depending on your computing environment. At its heart, the device bears a design that resembles your traditional slim clamshell notebook or Ultrabook, but thanks […]

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Review

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The Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro is a Windows 8 2-in-1 that delivers a tablet and a notebook experience in a single package that starts at $899 and improves on the original IdeaPad Yoga which we previously reviewed. Windows 8 2-in-1 devices are growing in popularity and the new generation of devices brings marked improvements to […]

HP Slims Down the Business Ultrabook With New EliteBook Folio 1040

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Hewlett Packard just unveiled its new EliteBook Folio 1040, a laptop that’s said to be 16.1 percent thinner and 7.3 percent lighter than the previous generation of the Folio. The new EliteBook Folio is a slimmer, leaner, and more powerful Ultrabook, packing in some of the most advanced specs on the market today while at […]

HP Refreshes Convertible EliteBook Revolve Tablet PC With Haswell

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HP has just launched the HP EliteBook Revolve G2, an update of the EliteBook Revolve that debuted earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show. The design is still the same, offering a modern and elegant twisting screen design on this more conventional convertible form factor, though HP has made a few quiet changes under […]

Apple Kills MacBook Pro. Long Live the New MacBook Pro.

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Apple has not been shy to kill off aging technologies that are on their way out, and it’s repeating that this year with the late 2013 release of the new MacBook Pro notebooks. Optical drives, hard drive storage, and low resolution display are all on their way out. In the recent past, Apple had offered […]

Can Apple Redefine Ultra-Portables Again With 12-Inch Retina MacBook Air?

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Apple is rumored to be introducing a new 12-inch MacBook Air model to bridge the gap between the existing 11- and 13-inch ultra-portable laptops. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, who had been accurate with Apple rumors in the past, is saying that the new Retina Display 12-inch model won’t be debuting until mid-2014. According […]

Dell’s New XPS 11 Convertible Ultrabook Takes On Lenovo’s Yoga

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We met with Dell executives recently in San Francisco, California where the company demoed the new XPS 11 convertible Ultrabook for us, which comes with Intel’s latest power-sipping, performance-packing Haswell processor. The device could either be used in laptop mode for those who prefer a keyboard experience for typing or in the new tablet mode […]

HP Spectre 13 Now Comes in Ultrabook or Convertible Configurations

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HP’s flagship consumer ultrabook Spectre line is getting some changes for the holidays. This year, the slim and unibody machined metal Ultrabook will be coming in two configurations–a standard Ultrabook clamshell with a touchscreen that works just as a laptop, or a second Spectre 13 x2 configuration with a detachable display that converts the form […]

Apple’s Latest Notebook Patent Continues to Make PCs Look Obese

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Despite moving into the thin, light, and powerful computing segment with Intel into the Ultrabook space, PC vendors are reportedly concerned about Apple’s latest patent filing. Apple, which has led the industry with its minimalist design and more recently with thinness thanks to the MacBook Air, has filed for a patent that would see the […]

Toshiba KIRAbook Ultrabook Takes Aim at MacBook Pro with Retina

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Users looking for a notebook with high-end internal components in an ultrabook form factor now have a new notebook to add to their list, the Toshiba KIRAbook. The KIRAbook will ship with the most advanced internal components used in notebooks today, including a 2560 x 1440 resolution display, the user’s choice of an Intel Core i5 […]

More Details Leak Surrounding Samsung’s ATIV Book Branding

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We had previously reported about a leaked ATIV Book 6 branding for Samsung’s Windows 8 notebook that would be coming to the U.S., and now it looks like the ATIV Book moniker will be used on even more Samsung’s notebook and laptop products. The company first introduced the ATIV branding with the debut of the […]

4G Chromebook Pixel LTE On Track for Early April Availability

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Google’s more premium 4G LTE-enabled edition of the Chromebook Pixel is set to be available to consumers for an early April debut. The device, which features a touchscreen, will retail for $1,449 and will be compatible with Verizon’s LTE mobile broadband network in the U.S. According to an update on the Google Play Store on […]