The teasing is finally over. We got our first look at Dell’s Yoga-esque XPS 11 2-in-1 convertible Ultrabook in June, and Dell followed up with a deeper look at the device in October. Now, after nearly half a year of build-up, the latest addition to Dell’s Windows 8 line-up is available for sale, alongside a […]
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The Dell Venue 8 Pro was just released last week and it’s already on sale for a great price via Amazon.com at $252.65, that’s $47 less than the $299 price Dell is asking for. While the Venue 8 Pro isn’t a laptop per se, it does run Windows 8.1 (the real deal) and you can […]
When Mac fanboys tussle with Windows aficionados, the fur can fly. And at some point, someone will probably bring up the old battery life chestnut: Windows laptops simply run out of juice when you need them most, while Macs just keep on chugging away. It’s a serious problem, as every road warrior fears running out […]
Dell’s XPS 10 tablet and Lenovo’s Yoga 11 hybrid with Windows RT have been discontinued, but the companies will provide customers free upgrades to the latest Windows RT 8.1 when the OS is released later this month, according to representatives from the two vendors. Microsoft has said that upgrades to versions of Windows 8.1 will […]
The PC market remained weak in the third quarter, but the expiration of Microsoft’s support for Windows XP in April next year may have prompted users to look at upgrades, which eased the slump. About 81.6 million PCs shipped during the third quarter this year, falling by 7.6 percent compared with the same quarter last […]
Microsoft has announced that the roaming limit forWindows 8 apps has been increased to 81 devices. Yes, you read that correctly, you can now share apps purchased from the Windows Store across up to 81 devices. The previous limit allowed users to roam on up to five different devices. See also: Windows 8.1 release date, […]
Windows 8.1, previously known as Windows Blue, is the first major update for the Windows 8 operating system. Here is the Windows 8.1 release date, new features and price. Updated 30/09/2013. See also: How to try out Windows 8.1 Preview in the UK Microsoft has said that it will change ‘key aspects’ of itsWindows 8 […]
Touch-enabled Windows notebooks and Chrome OS-powered Chromebooks contributed to better-than-expected PC sales during the back-to-school period and may hint at a less dismal holiday-selling season than once thought, a retail analyst said today. “The trajectory of the numbers means that the holidays should be more aligned with back-to-school than with the [gloomier] projections of earlier […]
PC sales may continue to shrink, but hardware makers can point to a couple of bright spots–Chromebooks and touch-based Windows laptops. Chromebooks, which had negligible market share a year ago, accounted for 3.3 percent of U.S. sales during the back-to-school season, according to market research firm NPD Group. Nearly 175,000 of these low-cost laptops, which […]
Hewlett-Packard’s first Windows 8.1 tablet will ship in November, along with Android tablets that have smaller screens and powerful graphics. The Omni 10 will have Windows 8.1 and run on Intel’s Atom Z3000 processor code-named Bay Trail. The tablet, with a 10-inch screen, will offer nine hours of battery life, according to the company. Specifications […]
HP ditches active cooling for its Spectre 13 X2 hybrid laptop, which uses a passively cooled Intel Haswell processor for the first time
Toshiba’s Satellite W30t is a Windows 8.1 shot at a laptop and tablet hybrid. Here’s our Toshiba Satellite W30t hands-on review from IFA 2013.
One of Sony’s new Windows 8 products at IFA this year is the Vaio Fit multi-flip. Here’s our Sony Vaio Fit multi-flip hands-on review.
Windows 8.1, previously known as Windows Blue, is an update for Windows so we’ve rounded up its release date, new features and price.
The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is a good effort at a hybrid Windows tablet and laptop. Read our Lenovo ThinkPad Helix review to find out more.
If you’ve been looking for a budget oriented laptop then Staples has a pretty sweet deal running this weekend, you can get $100 off any laptop regularly priced $500 or more when you use coupon code 34461 online or code 78217 in store. Here’s a link to the coupons page on Staples.com that lists […]
Many people were hoping that the updated Windows 8.1 would bring the return of the classic Start menu back to Windows, but it will not. Apparently Lenovo was hoping so too, and now we know that isn’t the case they’ll be doing something about it, although it may not the solution Lenovo will be providing […]
Lenovo Z580’s is a great cheap laptop for the back-to-school season, coming in at just under £500. It’s not the most portable of notebooks, but it offers good performance. Read our Lenovo Z580 budget laptop review.
Lenovo has decided enough is enough and will put the Start menu back for its Windows 8 PCs and laptops.
Microsoft has confirmed the release date for Windows 8.1 as 17 October.
Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8.1 update, previously called Windows Blue, will be released in October.
It’s back-to-school time, and that means it’s time to look for a laptop that’s both productive and convenient for school. Just like fashion, technology also has its seasonal changes and the latest trend for mobile tech are devices that act as a hybrid laptop and tablet called a convertible notebook. These devices combine the touch-screen, […]
The versatile design of the ThinkPad Twist makes it an available choice for business travellers who can’t decide between a laptop and a tablet. Read our Lenovo ThinkPad Twist review to find out more.
Staples has a great deal running this weekend for those looking for a Windows 8 laptop. Any laptop priced $499 or more has a $100 off coupon you can use for it, the in store coupon code you can tell them to use at the register is “43717” and online at Staples.com you can use […]
The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus and Book 9 Lite are the new generation of Samsung’s Series 9 laptop. Read our Ativ Book 9 Plus and Book 9 Lite hands-on review to find out more.