News: Notebooks

Thursday, 7 Jun 2012

Toshiba's 21:9 Cinemascope Widescreen Notebook Spotted!

Toshiba's 21:9 Cinemascope Widescreen Notebook Spotted!

At Microsoft's booth in Computex 2012, we spotted a notebook we least expected to encounter - the Toshiba U840W Ultrabook with an ultra widescreen 21:9 aspect ratio display. Screaming of premium build and an unusual screen size, it's a niche product.

Brief Hands On with the MSI Slider S20

Brief Hands On with the MSI Slider S20

We had a quick hands on with the MSI Slider S20, a convertible hybrid tablet packed with its own keyboard. The MSI Slider is powered by Windows 8 and features more connectivity ports than most tablets. In fact, we are tempted to label it as an ultrabook-hybrid with a tablet mode.

Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012

Quick Hands On with Samsung's New Series 5 Ultra Touch & Ultra Convertible Ultrabooks

Quick Hands On with Samsung's New Series 5 Ultra Touch & Ultra Convertible Ultrabooks

Samsung's booth at Computex 2012 was full of bright, shiny devices. But the ones that caught our eyes were their new touch-enabled Series 5 Ultra Touch and Ultra Convertible Ultrabooks. Here's what we think about them after a quick hands on session.

Touch-Based Experience to Dominate Ultrabooks Later This Year with Windows 8

Touch-Based Experience to Dominate Ultrabooks Later This Year with Windows 8

Ultrabooks with touch screen are expected to dominate the laptop market this year with the launch of Microsoft's latest Windows 8 operating system.

Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 660M Comes to Gigabyte's Gaming Notebooks

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 660M Comes to Gigabyte's Gaming Notebooks

GeForce GTX 660M equipped notebooks are still scarce and the new Gigabyte P2542 gaming notebook we came across is the first we've personally seen. Find out what's it equipped with and what we thought about it.

Acer Introduces Two New Ultrabooks with Touch Capabilities for Windows 8

Acer Introduces Two New Ultrabooks with Touch Capabilities for Windows 8

Acer has announced two new Ultrabooks for Windows 8 at Computex 2012. The Aspire S7 will come in two sizes and have touch capabilities.

Experiencing Windows RT with the NVIDIA Tegra-Powered ASUS Tablet 600

Experiencing Windows RT with the NVIDIA Tegra-Powered ASUS Tablet 600

Experience Windows RT with the NVIDIA Tegra-Powered ASUS Tablet 600. The 600 comes with its keyboard dock with a track pad for productivity computing, at the same time extending the usage of the Tablet 600 with the dock's built-in battery.

Pushing Boundaries, Pushing Hands with the New ASUS Taichi

Pushing Boundaries, Pushing Hands with the New ASUS Taichi

An innovative new dual-display screen from ASUS, the Taichi is a lightweight ultrabook that features these LED-backlit IPS, full 1080p screens back-to-back. The Taichi blurs the line between an ultrabook and a tablet; it even takes that integration of the two to a new level.

Gigabyte Unveils the X11, The World's Lightest Ultrabook

Gigabyte Unveils the X11, The World's Lightest Ultrabook

Borrowing a page from high-end hyper cars, the Gigabyte X11 is the world's lightest ultrabook thanks to its full carbon fibre chassis.

Monday, 4 Jun 2012

Sony Announces New Offerings Across Four VAIO Series

Sony Announces New Offerings Across Four VAIO Series

Sony announces a range of offerings across four series of notebooks, including the VAIO T, which marks Sony's debut entry into the Ultrabook market.

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