HP has now announced the HP Slatebook X2, a 10.1-inch Android slate that works a lot like the Asus Transformer series – combining an Android tablet with a convertible laptop base.more →
After making an appearance at CES 2013 with the IdeaPad Yoga 11S (shown above), Lenovo is reportedly planning to introduce an Android version of the convertible.more →
Asus is working on a new Transformer 2 tablet for Android. The convertible tablet will allow you to easily dock to a full QWERTY keyboard. The video teaser has all kinds of special effects where eventually the Transformer 2 tablet is raised upon pilars of exploding light. Yes, the gods have descended upon man and brought him the Asus Transformer 2.more →
And why not? Asus is is set to release their own re-engineered iteration of the Motorola Atrix 4G dock, riping out the keyboard making a dockable smartphone slate, we have the PadFone. This is a new generation of devices to hit the streets and all they are is just a shell without the guts and brains. Slide your smartphone into the PadFone, and you have just made buying a computer more efficient. Rather than two massively destructive impacts on the earth, you have just one marginally less destructive.more →
ASUS has recently introduced some of its new products: the PadFone and the super slim Eee PC X101 netbook. The netbook can run MeeGo or Windows 7 in dual-boot and is powered by an Intel 1.5GHz Oak Trail Atom processor bringing a 600 graphics GMA.more →
The comparison is undeniable and inevitable. The Compufone Smartphone, at least in concept, sounds a lot like the Motorola Atrix. It’s a smartphone, but it’s also designed to power a couple other docking devices too.more →
The concept of a convertible tablet notebook isn’t exactly new, nor is it all that popular among the popular masses, but that might soon be changing with the presumably more affordable Dell Inspiron Duo. It’s a netbook that can also serve as a tablet.more →
It’s almost as if Gigabyte has devised a product for the most indecisive person on the planet. Maybe you want the portability of a notebook, the touchscreen of a tablet and the comfort of a desktop. If all of the above apply, maybe you want the Gigabyte Booktop T1125.more →
I remember when the standard batch of school supplies I received each September consisted of a yellow ruler, a nub of an eraser, and a #2 pencil. My, how times have changed. These days, even the youngest of students are getting loaded with computers and the Kids Classmate is the latest in this revolution.
Looking like it takes on the Intel reference design, the newest $650 Kids Classmate comes from the good people at Kid Computers. The idea is that this education netbook can be used anytime and anywhere for students in kindergarten clear through to grade 12. It’s a convertible tablet, featuring a 10.1-inch color touchscreen display that can rotate and swivel to suit the specific needs of each class. They say kids can “scrawl and draw just like they would with pen and paper.”more →
Kids can be pretty rough with their belongings. That’s why so many gadgets and toys designed for children are outfitted with soft rubber padding and that kind of thing. Computers are no exception. That’s why the Intel classmate PC line has always been pretty rugged, and now it’s been upgraded one more time.
This isn’t the first time we’ve seen an Intel classmate PC – not by a long shot – but it seems that Intel is intent on keeping this line alive. The latest announcement shows off an Intel-powered convertible classmate PC reference design. This is supposed to be the most flexible and durable design to date. To me, it looks like much the same thing.more →
Now that the netbook market has matured greatly, it doesn’t seem like it’s enough to shove an Intel Atom processor into a nine- or ten-inch shell anymore. Consumers are demanding more than ever and it seems that the touchscreen-equipped convertible tablet netbooks are going to be the next big thing. How does the Viliv S7 […]more →
Gigabyte has the M912X Tablet PC. Asus has the Eee PC T91 mini-tablet. Where does MSI slot into this emerging market for netbooks with touchscreen displays? Wonder no longer, because MSI plans on releasing the MSI Wind U150 to tackle the convertible netbook world. That means it gets a rotating touchscreen. But that’s not the […]more →