The Lenovo Yoga is part of a new breed of convertible touchscreen Ultrabooks that offer dual usage modes. It works as a Windows 8 tablet, and as a Windows 8 notebook. But thanks to its special patented hinges, it also offers two extra modes - "tent" and "stand" modes. Is this the ideal convertible Ultrabook? Read on for the verdict.
A new breed of Ultrabooks are coming in fast with the rise of Windows 8 - the convertible kind. We managed to get our hands on one of the them with the Toshiba Satellite U920t. Read on to find out what we thought about it.
Fujitsu has just launched a myriad of touch-enabled Windows 8 machines, targeted squarely at enterprise users. Besides touch, these business notebooks and tablets also come with stylus input capabilities for extra usability options. Read on for what we found.
The Sony Vaio Duo 11 is an 11-inch, Windows 8, full HD, convertible touchscreen Ultrabook that uses Sony's 'Surf-Slider' mechanism to transform between tablet and notebook form factors. How does it compare to other Windows 8 converting Ultrabooks? We find out.
Are you pulling your hair out trying to get multiple Google calendars to sync with the Calendar app in Windows 8? We show you how it should be done.
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.
Windows 8 is also built for business-minded users and supports different working styles in order to meet the myriad needs in an enterprise IT environment. We share some of the notable business oriented features that should appeal to many users.
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!
Are you intending to upgrade to Windows 8, but don't know how to go about doing it? Fret not, here's a list of commonly asked questions about the upgrade and installation process; we also offer a few usage tips for those getting to know Windows 8 for the first time.
While Windows 8 won't officially launch until October 26, there are already plenty of good apps in the Windows Store. Here's a list of eight apps that we recommend. The good news is, they are all free of charge.
Today, ASUS announced a whole year's worth of products that will be using Microsoft's latest and greatest operating system, Windows 8. Could one of these be your next Windows 8 device? We're certain there's something for everyone, including one of the most impressive gaming machines available.
Microsoft's latest OS, Windows 8, has gotten a new user interface replete with touch gestures, much improved cloud-connected services, a new app store, and more. In this Tech Guide, we explore what's new and different, starting from the installation process and the new Start screen, to the various core apps and business-related features.
Launching concurrently with Windows 8 is the Windows Store, a place where you can discover and download Modern-style apps for the new OS. In this article, we highlight the key features of Microsoft's latest app storefront, getting desktop apps and managing your apps across multiple devices.
Windows 8, the new operating system from Microsoft, will also be ushering in a new browser called Internet Explorer 10. And for the first time ever, there will be two versions of the browser running on the same OS: a standard desktop app and a Modern-style one. We tell you what to expect.
Find out why your Microsoft account is like a portable, personal PC as we explore the various cloud-connected, built-in Modern-style apps in Windows 8 (such as Mail, Calendar, People, and SkyDrive) in this fifth installment of our Windows 8 series of articles.
Even if you're used to a smartphone or tablet, the many gesture possibilities in Windows 8 can be confusing initially. Here, we show you the most important ones, and reveal their mouse and keyboard equivalents. We also explore a cool new feature called 'snap multi-tasking', and tell you if it works well.
What are Charms in Windows 8? Simply put, they consist of five 'shortcuts' to frequently used functions, including search, share, the Start screen, devices, and settings. If you're upgrading to Windows 8, now is the time to get yourself acquainted with these lucky charms.
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:
With Windows 8 releasing in just two weeks time, today HP revealed no less than eight new Windows 8 devices (more than half of which are touch-enabled) that are sure to get you excited about Microsoft’s new OS. We had a closer look at each of them.