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Acer announces Aspire R13, R14 convertibles and larger Switch series 2-in-1s

Even traditional clamshell notebooks have adopted tablet-like capabilities, as both Acer’s new Aspire R 13 and 14 series, as well as the new Aspire Switch 10 and 11 2-in-1s, can now be detached or folded back into a tablet mode. Acer launched the next generation of its mainstream Aspire R series at the IFA show […]

HP Announces New ENVY 15-K000 and ENVY 17-K000 at Computex 2014

HP today announced new ENVY 15 and ENVY 17 laptops at the 2014 Computex show in Taipei.  There are still no live demonstrations or pictures to show, but we do have a better idea of the specs on these machines which will essentially be a refresh of the current ENVY 15-j1000 and ENVY 17-j1000.  Each […]

Intel wants inside every Chromebook, announces slew of new models

If Google’s Chromebook is the next big thing, Intel wants to make sure that Intel is Inside. On Tuesday, a number of manufacturers announced plans to build low-cost netbooks around the mobile version of Intel’s “Bay Trail” Atom chip, the Bay Trail-M. Lenovo’s new N20p was probably the highest-profile offering, but the other hardware makers […]

Lenovo announces N20p Chromebook with touchscreen and 300-degree hinge

Lenovo’s new N20p, announced Monday night, might look like any other compact Chromebook–there are plenty of them, and most are unremarkable. But the N20p offers two distinctive features: First, its 11.6-inch display is a 10-point touchscreen, a display enhancement that only the Acer C270P offers in this size class. Second, the N20p borrows a trick from its […]

Nvidia announces Maxwell-powered 800M mobile GPUs with GeForce experience, Shadowplay streaming

Nvidia has launched its latest range of mobile graphics cards for gaming laptops, which use the company’s latest Maxwell architecture for serious battery savings as well as improved performance

CES 2014: Nvidia announces 192-core Tegra K1 ‘super-chip’

Nvidia has used its CES press conference to reveal the Tegra K1, a new mobile processor with 192 cores that promises more power than a PS3 or Xbox 360

Acer announces first Chromebook with touchscreen for $299.99

Acer announced the first Chromebook laptop with a touchscreen for US$299.99, which is about $100 more than the company’s cheapest non-touch model. The C720P Touchscreen Chromebook has an 11.6-inch touchscreen, which displays images at a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The lightweight laptop offers roughly seven-and-a-half hours of battery life and runs on an […]

Dell Announces new Inspiron 7000, 5000 and 3000 Series Models coming this Month

Dell is finally updating their mainstream Inspiron lineup with the new Intel Haswell processor family, and at the same time cleaning up the house with regards to model naming proliferation and confusion.  Starting September 26th you’ll be able to buy the Dell Inspiron 3000, 5000 and 7000 models that each feature a 14-inch, 15-inch and […]

IDF 2013 keynote: Intel announces Bay Trail tablet CPU, slew of Haswell Chromebooks

Intel on Wednesday ended weeks of speculation by launching “Bay Trail,” the next-generation Atom Z3000 chip that pushes tablets towards PC-esque levels of performance.        

Dell Announces New Latitude 7000 Series Ultrabooks

Taking a page out of their experience with selling popular consumer Ultrabooks, namely the XPS 13, Dell is launching a couple of new business targeted Ultrabooks in the form of the 12-inch Latitude E7240 and 14-inch E7440.  Both new Latitudes feature a carbon fiber reinforced lid for extra durability, spill resistant keyboard, Gorilla Glass scratch […]

Toshiba announces Satellite E series notebooks

Toshiba’s Digital Products Division announced its Satellite E series ultrathin notebooks today: The 14-inch Satellite E45T and the 15.6-inch Satellite E55t/E55Dt will feature touchscreens and will be available with either fourth-generation Intel Core processors (Haswell) or AMD A6-series (Kabini) CPUs.        

Lenovo Announces IdeaPad U330 and U430 Haswell Equipped Ultrabooks

Lenovo today announced a couple more laptops coming to the IdeaPad lineup that are equipped with the new Intel 4th generation Core i5 and i7 processors.  The IdeaPad U330 Touch and U430 Touch will replace the U310 and U410 respectively.  The U330 will have a 13.3” touch screen display and 1366 x 768 resolution or […]

Google Announces Chromebooks to be Available in more Retail Stores Soon

Google today announced that Chromebooks are going to be much more easy to find in retail stores starting this summer.  Several retailers in the U.S. and other markets will be hopping on the Chromebook selling bandwagon in the coming weeks.  Most notably, Wal Mart will start selling the Acer C7 $199 Chromebook in 2,800 stores […]

Sony announces the Haswell-powered VAIO Pro and VAIO Duo Series

If you’re looking for the newest mobile gear with Intel’s brand-spanking new fourth-generation processor included, Sony is bringing its stuff to the table. They have a few new mobile options that update their line of VAIO products with the VAIO Pro and VAIO Duo.        

Dell Announces Updated XPS 12 with Intel’s new Haswell

Dell is wasting no time taking advantage of the new lineup of 4th generation Core processors from Intel, today they announced (among other machines) an updated XPS 12 convertible that improves upon an already excellent machine.  Dell will offer the new Intel Haswell Core i5 and Core i7 processors as options in the XPS 12, […]

Asus announces Transformer Book Trio with Windows and Android

Asus has unveiled its Transformer Book Trio at Computex 2013. The firm is calling the device, which runs Windows and Android, a cross between a PC, laptop and tablet.        

Intel Officially Announces Haswell Lineup and Claims 50% Battery Life Improvement

Intel today officially announced its upcoming Haswell processors, the 4th generation of Core i3/i5/i7 offerings.  As is typical, the first chips to be available will be the high end Core i7 and Core i5 and then later on the more budget oriented Core i3 will hit the market.  Availability “starts June 4th”, meaning notebook manufacturers […]

Nvidia Announces GTX 700M Series Graphics Cards

Nvidia today announced their new GTX 700 series lineup of performance mobile graphics cards and promised that the GTX 780M, the top dog in this new lineup, is also the “world’s fastest notebook GPU”.  That means the AMD HD 8970M is no longer top dog and companies such as Acer, Asus, Clevo, MSI, Razer and […]

HP Announces New Envy TouchSmart 15 Notebook to Replace dv6

HP today announced the new ENVY TouchSmart 15 premium 15” screen notebook that will replace it’s long running Pavilion/Envy dv6 model.  The Envy TouchSmart 15 will feature a selection of AMD or Intel processors, the Intel lineup will include the upcoming code named “Haswell” processors 4th generation Core i3/i5/i7 lineup.  No specific processor models are […]

Lenovo Announces ThinkPad Helix Laptop to Tablet Convertible

Lenovo is on an innovation tear of late and that streak continues with the announcement today of the ThinkPad Helix.  Lenovo is calling the ThinkPad Helix a “rip and flip” design, meaning the screen can separate completely from the keyboard base and act as a pure tablet weighing 835 grams (1.84lbs) or it can be […]

Lenovo Announces New IdeaPad Z400 / Z500 Touch and U310 / U410 Touch at CES 2013

Lenovo today announced at CES 2013 an update to their popular IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 premium consumer laptops that will now be enhanced with a touchscreen.  Other updates to the Z400 and Z500 include an LED backlit AccuType keyboard and 1” thin design with up to standard voltage Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce GT645M […]

Samsung Announces Series 7 Chronos 770Z5E

Samsung is updating its popular Series 7 Chronos line with the new 15.6” screen Samsung Chronos 770Z5E, it will offer a full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution screen with 10-point multi-touch display.  This will pretty much be a dream Windows 8 laptop.  The design stays the same as older models, that being an industrial look […]

Apple announces Black Friday shopping event

Apple discount deals for Black Friday on iPads, iPods, Macs and accessories.

Samsung announces Galaxy S3 Mini UK launch date

Shares the name, but cut-down features not in keeping with Galaxy brand

Behringer announces EUROLIVE B115D, B115MP3 active speakers

Builds a PA system with integrated MP3 player, wireless microphone suppor