With Intel Core i3 and Nvidia Tegra K1 Chromebook configurations around the corner, Bay Trail machines are surely not going to be the cream of the crop much longer. But they’re likely to remain at the top of the Chrome OS ranks in terms of battery life, edging out most Windows rivals from that standpoint too.
The paradox that is Microsoft’s first-generation Surface RT convertible tablet continues to boggle minds and confuse pundits, racking up horrible reviews and yet still selling like hotcakes. Well, hotcakes may be a bit of a stretch, but according to data harvested by Windows Phone/Windows 8 cross-promotion network AdDuplex, the now two year-old device continues to rule over its ecosystem.
Following years of steady financial prosperity and increasing profits, Samsung reportedly hit a snag at the end of 2013, entering a slight decline phase that’s yet to end. And although the Koreans continue to post net profits quarter after quarter, they’ve decided to trim the fat of their multifaceted business before it’s too late.
Excited for Intel’s 14 nanometer Haswell refresh, dubbed Core M or Broadwell? If you choose to ignore certain manufacturing misfortunes and pre-production glitches that have probably been ironed out anyway, you should.
Get them while they’re hot… and still around. You’ll need to hurry, as they expire next Wednesday, on the 24th, but for once, haste will not come with any regrets. Not if you follow our advice and grab one of the discounted, carefully selected Lenovo laptops listed below.
As one of the device manufacturers that laid the groundwork for the unexpected mainstream rise of Chromebooks, it must pain Samsung to see rivals like Asus, Lenovo, HP and Acer do better business in the growing PC market sector.
Every day is a holiday for Amazon, you should know that by now, so even if back to school promotions are mostly behind us and Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals considerably down the road, you can still get sizzling hot computing gear on the cheap.
While all eyes were pointed squarely at Apple’s glamorous iPhone 6/6 Plus/Watch announcements last week, Dell was using the much lower-profile Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco as an inconspicuous launch ramp for a couple of very exciting Android tablets.
The rumor mill is about to accelerate its churning once again in relation to Microsoft’s perennially unstable Surface line, as mere weeks after Surface Pro 3’s spread and Surface 2’s discount, we have follow-up stories on both fronts.
With a name like C200, the smaller of the first two Chromebooks to carry Asus branding seemed destined for an economical $200 price point. Rolled out for $250 about two months ago, the Asus Chromebook 11 has since shed a few bucks here and there, giving a gradual sneak peek at the major discount yet to come.
Toshiba’s IFA 2014 bag of goodies includes a Full HD Chrome OS-running 13-inch notebook, an unbeatably low-priced 7-inch Windows tablet, a compact, slim and sleek convertible and, lastly, a low-cost 11.6-inch mini-laptop whose only mission in life is to throw roadblocks in Chromebooks’ path to glory.
IFA 2014 continues at full speed, bringing forward yet another Windows 8.1-running 2-in-1 computing machine. Or should we say not another Windows tablet/laptop convertible? Well, yeah, we’re all pretty fed up with these “versatile”, overpriced, often clunky transforming devices, and at this point, we don’t see how anyone could revolutionize the space.