On the same day that HP had to admit to lackluster consumer PC sales, the company is announcing a new raft of consumer notebook computers. Touchscreens will be available even on a lower-end models, a key move for HP to stay on-trend.
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Hewlett-Packard has introduced a new wave of Envy and Pavilion thin and light laptops, including an 11.6-inch touchscreen model priced aggressively at US$399.
Advanced Micro Devices hopes to regain share in the PC processor market with its upcoming chips based on the Jaguar core, which will bring console-like gaming and wireless displays to laptops with Windows 8 and its successor, Windows Blue.
Windows 8 was rebuilt from the ground up with a finger-friendly focus. That proved to be a problem during the operating system’s early days. In the months immediately after launch, touchscreen Windows devices cost an arm and a leg, and that’s if you could even find one; during the 2012 holiday season shoppers were hard-pressed [...]
HGST has announced its highest capacity 9.5mm-high mobile drive, a 1.5TB, three-platter model that is being targeted at the “prosumer” market.
The Toshiba Kirabook is a beautiful 13.3in Ultrabook with a native resolution of 2560-by-1440 pixels. Find out how this MacBook Pro rival fared in our tests, in our Toshiba Kirabook review.
Clamshell laptops will always have their place, but that form factor just can’t deliver the versatility of a hybrid tablet with a detachable keyboard. Unfortunately, the designs we’ve seen so far have been hobbled by weak CPUs.
The Dell XPS 12 is a touchscreen Ultrabook laptop with a twist – with its unique flip and fold hinge all it takes is a quick twist and the laptop becomes a fully featured Windows 8 tablet
Sony’s refresh of its Ultrabook convertible notebook line will be slim and run for 10 hours before seeking a socket, if an alleged leaked video is to be believed.
Western Digital has unveiled more information on its first hybrid solid-state drive, revealing that it worked with SanDisk to create the 500GB drive.
Hewlett-Packard is barely holding on to the top spot in the laptop and desktop market, but hopes a renewed vigor regarding product design will help reverse the fortunes of its PC business.
Seagate Technology today announced its new portfolio of flash-memory devices, taking the wraps off its first consumer SSD and its next generation of enterprise models.
As Sony announces its new VAIO Fit line of consumer laptops, it’s leading a charge–a necessary one–into the world of touch. Touchscreens will be available across the entire product line, and standard on some models. In a briefing last week, Sony said that it expected touchscreens to overtake non-touch displays rapidly as the laptop norm. [...]
Taiwanese PC maker Asus plans on getting behind Google’s Chrome OS and will launch a notebook running the OS in the second half of this year, said company CEO Jerry Shen.
Dell’s Linux laptop has good hardware and a decent toolkit. Here’s our Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition review.
Acer is waiting for the next version of Windows RT, due in the second half of this year, before deciding whether to release a tablet that runs on that OS.
We spent some time with the Acer Aspire P3 at its special launch event in New York. Here’s our hands-on review on the hybrid Ultrabook Acer Aspire P3.
Acer has placed its bet in the tablet wars on low pricing, introducing a US$169 Android tablet with a 7.9-inch screen.
Lenovo’s ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a Windows 8 Pro tablet with its own stylus aimed at business users and mobile workers. Read our Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review to find out more.
When Intel said recently that its Bay Trail chips will power a wave of $200 touchscreen laptops, the company wasn’t talking only about Windows.
In an attempt to rationalize its Windows PC lineup, Samsung announced Friday that it will gather all its Microsoft boxes under the ATIV brand.
As laptop and desktop sales plummet by record amounts, some PC manufacturers are wading out of their comfort zones in hopes of breathing life back into the market.
The Medion Erazer X7819 is a gaming-tuned 17in brute of a Windows laptop from the cut-price budget brand, best known for selling through discount supermarket Aldi.
Soluto’s PC troubleshooting Web service has saved many a forehead from banging against a desk. By scanning computers for installed software and crowdsourcing problems, Soluto’s consumer service helps with everything from boot times and app crashes to remote configuration. Soluto used the wealth of data it collected in this way to compile a list of [...]
The MSI CX61 0NF is no looker but it does offer a 15in full-HD matt display and quad-core processor for its £700.