CES 2013: Samsung add ultrabook and updated Chronos laptop to Series 7 range

Gerald Lynch CES 2013, Computers, Laptops / Notebooks, Samsung, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

With whispers of an advanced 4K TV set dominating Samsung's pre-show CES 2013 news, the company has felt it prudent to push a few of its smaller launches out ahead of the mania of next week's exhibition opening. It's Samsung's…

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ASUS Taichi dual-screen Windows 8 ultrabook delayed

Gerald Lynch Asus, Laptops / Notebooks, Tech Digest news, Ultrabook, Windows 8 2 Comments

The ASUS Taichi has once again been delayed, leaving those hoping to nab one of the dual-screen ultrabook convertibles for Christmas hanging. An ASUS spokesperson contacted PC, stating in an email that though the device would miss its November shipping…

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HANDS-ON: ASUS Taichi dual-screen Windows 8 ultrabook convertible

Gerald Lynch Asus, Computers, Laptops / Notebooks, Previews, Tablet, Tech Digest news, Ultrabook 6 Comments

The ASUS Taichi is an ultrabook with a difference. As flexible as its name suggests, this dual-screen ultrabook is as happy being a Windows 8 computer as it is a Windows 8 tablet. We went hands-on today with this intriguing…

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

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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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Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook has touch-friendly Windows 8 smarts

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Samsung have unveiled their touch-friendly Windows 8 Ultrabook, the 13-inch Ultra Touch Series 5 Ultrabook. Running Microsoft's new OS but sharing similar specs to the Series 5 models revealed back at CES 2012, this latest touchscreen edition comes in two…

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HANDS-ON: Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook preview

Gerald Lynch Acer, Computers, IFA 2012, Laptops / Notebooks, Previews, Tech Digest news, Ultrabook, Windows 8 Leave a Comment

The Ultrabook revolution is in full swing now, but with the arrival of Windows 8 just over the horizon, the evolution of the laptop is taking yet another turn. This time it's the implementation of touchscreen controls, seen in almost…

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Cut-price MacBook Air for 2012 to battle ultrabooks

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Apple may be preparing to launch a cut-price MacBook Air model for 2012, looking to meet the cheaper ultrabook charge head-on with a new low-cost offering of their own. Traditionally a premium notebook brand, Apple's ultra-thin MacBook Air range will…

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