Tag Archive | "ultrabook tablet"

Acer TravelMate X313 Ultrabook (they say!)

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Acer ASpire X313 (4)

First it’s the Acer W700, then it’s re-specified as the Acer P3 and now it’s the Acer TravelMate X313. Y and series and Pentium CPU’s are offered and the dock and keyboard are included. Available for pre-order now. Could this be a better productivity device than the 10-inch Surface Pro 2? There are some issues…

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Sliding MSI S20 Ultrabook with Ivy Bridge and Windows 8 — First Details Emerge

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MSI is working on second generation Ultrabook which features a touchscreen and convertible functionality. The S20 is a convertible Ultrabook which uses a sliding design, much like the Asus Eee Pad Slider and long forgotten (and never sold) Samsung Slider 7.  The MSI S20 is equipped with Windows 8 which Microsoft has retooled for touch input with the Metro interface (pictured above). The S20 is exciting because it will be one of the first touchscreen convertible Ultrabooks with both Ivy Bridge and Windows 8 — a combination that could actually represent a good touchscreen computing experience in the world of mainstream PCs for the first time. We tracked down preliminary details for the S20, step inside to have a look at this exciting sliding Ultrabook.

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Windows 8 Release Preview Likely to Coincide With Touchscreen Ultrabooks at Computex — Dell XPS 13 Refresh Could Include a Touchscreen

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Touchscreen Ultrabook reference design

Microsoft and Intel have made it no secret that they want to bring touchscreen computing to Windows and the x86 platform. The Windows 8 Release Preview will be made available in the first week of June, the same week that the annual Computex technology fair is being held in Taipei. The timing is unlikely coincidental. We’re likely to see the debut of market-ready touchscreen Ultrabooks running the Windows 8 Release Preview at Computex, a new Ultrabook from Dell could be among them.

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