I’m a huge fan of ASUS and their Transformer and Padfone series, but the Transformer Book V concept from the Taiwanese manufacturer is more than a bit too much. The ASUS Transformer Book V is basically a combination of all of their most popular innovative lines: the Transformer Series, Padfone Series, and Transformer Book Duet.
We’ve been seeing a number of hybrid Android tablets that could dock into keyboard accessories and transform into productivity tablets, so it was only a matter of time until a major manufacturer started seriously making Android laptops. Well, that manufacturer …
Archos has unleashed a new product, one that runs Android in a netbook form factor. The new Archos Arcbook boasts a full keyboard and trackpad for productivity, while its 10.1-inch display is touch-enabled for versatility a la a tablet.
Most of the tasks that need to be done in school or at work require the use of a personal computer/laptop. But the thing is, bringing a laptop every day is a uncomfortable as it entails a lot of additional weight on your bag. It’s not just so practical to burden a heavy equipment to your busy work life every day just to complete basic and essential tasks.
Now that the business-centric ThinkPad 8 tablet already had its turn in the spotlight, Lenovo is focusing its energy towards introducing the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. Its best features? At only 2.8-ish pounds, it’s claimed to be the lightest 14-inch ultrabook that sports an “adaptive” keyboard and a fourth-gen Intel Core processor.
MSI has taken the wraps off of the GT60 2OD-261US, which the company claims to be the first-ever laptop with 3K resolution. Designed for hardcore gaming, this behemoth of a device features a 15.6-inch anti-reflective display with 2,880×1620 (WQHD+ 3K) resolution and an Intel Core i7-4700MQ.
Acer’s first touchscreen laptop to run on Chrome OS will arrive in early December for just $299. Known as the Acer Chromebook C720P, it’s the touch-enabled reiteration of last month’s C720 model.
Already considered affordable when last announced, the revamped Acer Chromebook C720 has even gone cheaper and yet offers similar specs than its previous version.
Working in front of a laptop can be daunting, especially when the screen is cramped with so many open programs. The solution? Multiple displays.
Included in Apple’s slew of product announcements are a number of new models in the MacBook Pro lineup. These upcoming notebooks will for the first time feature the Haswell processors by Intel, which is expected to boost battery life and processing performance.
Well, actually, it’s one of those “rumors” that you know is true and you only need to hear it from the horse’s mouth to confirm. Well, the horse has neighed and kept on neighing a few more. Nokia Lumia 2520 is now official.
Chrome OS-powered laptops are selling like hotcakes these days. That said, Acer recently made its Chromebook C720 official, offering better hardware than its predecessor without overly increasing the price.
Chrome OS was one of those technologies that made me go “WHYYYYYY???” when it was first announced. Maybe it was because I (and a lot of people) was expecting a more traditional Linux flavor, Google-style. Or maybe it was because I couldn’t see the value of an operating system that’s usable only when it’s online.