News: Notebooks

Monday, 12 Aug 2013

Acer to Offer More Chromebooks and Android Products

Acer to Offer More Chromebooks and Android Products

Acer President, Jim Wang stated that the company will be offering less Microsoft products, while producing more Android products, as well as Chromebooks. This comes as the company posted a significant second quarter loss due to lower sales and rising expenses.

Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013

Tip: Fix Surface RT Battery Drain Under Windows RT 8.1 Preview By Enabling Bluetooth

Tip: Fix Surface RT Battery Drain Under Windows RT 8.1 Preview By Enabling Bluetooth

Is your Microsoft Surface RT tablet facing severe battery drain during connected standby mode after you installed Windows RT 8.1 Preview on it? Here's an unconventional (but simple) fix you can try.

Google Chrome Test Build Briefly Gets Touch Controls

Google Chrome Test Build Briefly Gets Touch Controls

Google is currently testing touch-friendly features on the test build of its Chrome Browser. In its latest build (nightly Canary build), a slide-to-navigate feature had been discovered. This feature allows users to simply swipe to navigate between web pages.

Monday, 5 Aug 2013

Microsoft Cuts Surface Pro Price In 5 Countries, Singapore Not One Of Them

Microsoft Cuts Surface Pro Price In 5 Countries, Singapore Not One Of Them

Microsoft has dropped the price of its Surface Pro tablet by US$100 in the U.S., Canada, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan till August 29. Would we see a price cut here too?

Friday, 2 Aug 2013

New Toshiba Ultrabooks Feature Voice Recognition Technology

New Toshiba Ultrabooks Feature Voice Recognition Technology

Toshiba will be releasing two new entry-level Ultrabooks that are built like most other Windows 8 Ultrabooks. However, they also have another trick up their sleeve -- voice commands.

Thursday, 1 Aug 2013

Samsung Extends ATIV Range with Four Windows 8 Devices

Samsung Extends ATIV Range with Four Windows 8 Devices

Samsung has unveiled four new Windows 8 devices as part of the expanded ATIV range: ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Book 9 Lite notebooks, ATIV Tab 3 tablet and ATIV One 5 Style all-in-one desktop PC.

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Now Available for Download

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Now Available for Download

Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview. This edition includes premium features for enterprise users that aren't found in the earlier Windows 8.1 Preview.

ASUS CEO Says Windows RT

ASUS CEO Says Windows RT "Not Very Promising"

ASUS CEO, Jonney Shih, noted the poor reception of Windows RT products and has said that the Taiwanese tech giants will focus on Windows products with Intel chips.

Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013

Aftershock PC Launches 14-inch Ultra Portable Notebook

Aftershock PC Launches 14-inch Ultra Portable Notebook

Custom gaming notebook manufacturer, Aftershock PC, has launched a 14-inch notebook designed with portability in mind, the Halo, a 14-inch Full HD notebook with Advanced Hyper Viewing Angle technology and Intel's new Iris Pro Graphics 5200 GPU. The Halo is available now starting at $1615.

Monday, 29 Jul 2013

14-inch Razer Blade and 17-inch Razer Blade Pro Available 1st August

14-inch Razer Blade and 17-inch Razer Blade Pro Available 1st August

Razer's new 14-inch Razer Blade and 17-inch Razer Blade Pro notebooks will be available in Singapore from 1st August for $2799 and $3599 respectively.

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