Archive | November, 2013

Ramos i10 Pro Could Run Dual-OS on Baytrail

Posted on 29 November 2013

If Intel and friends can pull-off the dual-OS trick in a slick way they’ll have a valuable selling point and a ‘bridge’ between the app-gap in Windows and the consumer richness of Android. Ramos already have a set of Intel-powered Android tablets in China but the Ramos i10 Pro is said to be coming with a dual-OS option on a Baytrail core.

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Great Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook Deal for $499 — Windows 7 or Windows 8

Posted on 29 November 2013

Looking for a Black Friday Ultrabook deal? We just tracked down another great one. You can pick up the Acer Aspire S3 for $499, and unlike most laptops these days, you can pick between Windows 7 and Windows 8.

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APT-X. HQ Audio over Bluetooth Now on Ultrabooks

Posted on 28 November 2013

This is going to be music to some peoples ears because APT-X is now supported on Ultrabooks and notebooks with some Intel Centrino Bluetooth stacks. I heard the news in September but it’s only now I’m able to confirm it. That message just popped up on the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus I’m testing as I paired some Sennheiser PX210 Bluetooth headphones.

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HP Pavilion X2 13 (Haswell-Y) Deal Coming …$499 Offer Sold-out within 2 minutes

Posted on 28 November 2013

Update: It sold for $499. The ‘waitlist’ is, after seconds, already full. let us know if you snapped one up. Stay tuned for the next offer!   If you’ve been looking at a 2-in-1 with Haswell and thinking hmmm, $1000 is a bit too much, then this offer could be for you. Coming up at Amazon is a deal on the HP Pavilion X2 13 with Y-series Haswell CPU. This […]

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Lenovo Yoga 11S–$699 at Lenovo.com. You’ve Got questions? We’ll provide the Answers.

Posted on 27 November 2013

With Black Friday coming up this is one of the Ultrabooks we expected to get a heavy discount. It’s already at $699 which brings you an Ivy Bridge i3, 128GB SSD and 1366×768 touchscreen in a 3 pound package. No, it’s not a Haswell version but it’s a bundle worth taking a closer look at. Lenovo Yoga 11S at $699 Black Friday offer.   

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Dell Latitude E7440 Ultrabook Review

Posted on 27 November 2013

The Dell Latitude E7440 could be the most productive Ultrabook we’ve ever tested. Working fascia, speed, battery life, ports, options, the list of plus-points goes on, but only for certain versions.  Read on for a full review of this business-focused Ultrabook.

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Today Only, Early Black Friday Ultrabook Deal: Save up to 33% on Samsung ATIV and Dell XPS 12

Posted on 26 November 2013

Amazon is running their Black Friday deal week already and if you’re decisive, you can save big on a Samsung ATIV or Dell XPS 12 Ultrabook.

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Sony Vaio Fit T13A Flip Review

Posted on 24 November 2013

On first glance at IFA in September [article + video] I wasn’t overly impressed with the Sony Vaio Fit 13A Flip (let’s just call it the Sony Vaio Flip 13 shall we?) The wedge shape felt quite thick in tablet mode and the finish didn’t feel like quality. I’ve got a second chance to look at this 2-in-1 now though and it feels much, much better than the first time around. […]

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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus. Overview Video.

Posted on 22 November 2013

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus is here and I’ve been using it for four days. It’s a fantastic little machine with a few things that you’ll have to watch for; Micro ports being one of them, the screen being another. Yes, that 3200×1800 screen has not one, but two down-sides.

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A Day with the ASUS Transfomer Book T100 + WiDi Demo

Posted on 22 November 2013

At the Intel Software Summit this week I had the chance to use the ASUS Transformer Book T100 for a day. I was very impressed at the performance level, quality and battery life but handed it back thinking it would work better as a productive device in an 11.6-inch version – as long as the tablet was the same weight. You’ll find a lot of praise for the T100 out […]

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Lenovo Flex 10. Dual-Mode Touch with Baytrail-M Spotted.

Posted on 22 November 2013

Spotted in UAE and Singapore is a new 10-inch Lenovo Flex 10. We’ve seen the 14-inch version of this running a Core CPU but here’s something that lines up with the new class of netbook-style devices.  Available with four different CPUs, up to 4GB of RAM and weighing 1.2KG it is priced locally at around S$699 (US$562.)   CPU options. Intel® Quad Core™ Pentium™ N3510 processor Intel® Quad Core™ Celeron® […]

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ASUS Transformer Book Trio TX201. This Unique 2-in-1 is nearing availability.

Posted on 19 November 2013

The ASUS Transformer Book Trio arrives in Europe soon. 999 Euro ( 839 pre 19% tax / 1133 US dollars) buys you a tablet and keyboard dock along with two processors, two operating systems, two drives, two WiFi modules and more. The tablet runs Android on a Clovertrail platform (not the latest BayTrail) and can dock to the keyboard where it can also act as a screen for Windows 8 […]

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