The new Windows 8 OS is sort of an enigma to some users, with its colorful smart tiles and dual environments. With plenty of new features and even a Windows 8 Store full of apps, we collaborated with Microsoft to bring forth a PlayTest event in an effort to provide usage guidance, tips and tricks to first timers, hands-on with the latest Windows 8 devices and have their queries of the new OS answered.
The Lenovo Ideapad Yoga is the latest convertible Ultrabook to reach the market. It looks like the U300s Ultrabook that debuted last year, but it comes with a slight twist (that's also patented). Read on to find out more!
Of all of Acer's strengths as a PC manufacturer, design hasn't always stood out as one of them. However all that is set to change with its new line-up of Windows 8 products. We take a closer look at what you can expect in retail stores from this weekend.
With Windows 8's Modern UI designed with touch in mind, manufacturers are steadily introducing more and more hardware with touch-enabled screens. The latest is Dell's XPS 12, which uses a swiveling screen form factor to transform between tablet and notebook. Find out how well it works inside:
Sony today unveiled its Vaio Duo 11, an 11-inch full HD touchscreen Ultrabook with a unique sliding form-factor that lets it easily switch between tablet and notebook mode. We were lucky enough to get a hands-on with the new model. Find out what we thought inside:
The 13.3-inch Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch is the first Ultrabook to be released with a multi-touch-enabled screen and Windows 8 Pro OS pre-installed. How does the Windows 8 Modern UI fare on a traditional clamshell notebook form-factor? We find out.
The Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook makes good of Acer's promise to go high-end. But will it be able to deliver? Especially when it comes to the age old balance of quality and price? This thin and light machine with a Thunderbolt port might just convince you.
Intel said today during IDF (Intel Developer Forum) that it will yet again transform the personal computing landscape with the upcoming 4th generation Intel Core processor built solely for mobile systems such as the Ultrabook.
The Lenovo Ideapad U310 is an Ultrabook with an appealing design at an affordable price. So did Lenovo manage to get the right mix? We gave it a quick spin to see if it's a decent option.
We were invited to take a look at HP's new flagship touchscreen Ultrabooks, the HP Envy Touchsmart 4 and the HP Envy x2. Read on to find out what we thought about these upcoming Windows 8 devices.