Thursday, 7 Jun 2012
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.
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
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.
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
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 has announced two new Ultrabooks for Windows 8 at Computex 2012. The Aspire S7 will come in two sizes and have touch capabilities.
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.
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.
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 a range of offerings across four series of notebooks, including the VAIO T, which marks Sony's debut entry into the Ultrabook market.