HANDS-ON: NEC LaVie Z ultrabook is the lightest in the world

Gerald Lynch Computers, Laptops / Notebooks, Previews, Tech Digest news, Ultrabook Leave a Comment

How light do you think the world's lightest ultrabook could be? 2KG? 1.5KG? How about just 875grams. That's what you get if you pick up the NEC LaVie Z ultrabook, the lightest in the world, shedding the pounds without shedding…

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HANDS-ON: Acer Iconia W700 Windows 8 tablet preview

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As with Ultrabooks, Windows 8 tablets were ten-a-penny at IFA 2012. While most opted for either an optional keyboard dock or regular slate-style format, the Acer Iconia W700 Windows 8 tablet took a slightly different approach, being paired up with…

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HANDS-ON: Haier Eye-Control TV

Gerald Lynch Features, HDTV, Health, IFA 2012, Tech Digest news, TVs 2 Comments

From wire-free 3D TVs to web-connected wine cellars, Haier's IFA 2012 stand is one of the show's most diverse offerings. An obvious highlight is the Chinese manufacturer's Eye Control TV, a television controlled solely through the movement of the eyes…

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HANDS-ON PREVIEW: Archos 101 XS Android tablet with Coverboard keyboard case

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Android tablets may be ten-a-penny now in the race to the bottom of the pricing pile (here's looking at you, Google Nexus 7), but the latest slate from Archos is one of the most easy-on-the-eye tablets we've seen this side…

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HANDS-ON: Orange San Diego Intel-powered Android smartphone

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Orange have revealed their own-branded San Diego Android smartphone. Previously codenamed the Santa Clara, the Orange San Diego uses an Intel Atom system on a chip (pairing a Z2460 processor with an XMM 6260 modem), with the long awaited collaboration…

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PREVIEW: London 2012 – The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)

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Unless you've had your head wrapped in a cultural blackout blanket, you'll have noticed that the UK is gearing up for perhaps its most sport-filled summer since the 1966 World Cup. As hosts of the 2012 Olympic Games, all eyes…

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