Google has released a new stable version of its cloud-centric Chrome OS. The updated version 29.0.1547.57 is being rolled out to every Chrome OS powered notebook and nettop except for the Lenovo Thinkpad X131e (reasons unknown as of yet). Full changelog after the break.
Unless their design involves something that transforms a common clamshell notebook into handheld tablet, the concept of notebooks with touchscreens just for the kicks, isn't flying too well with buyers, according to a DigiTimes report citing sources in notebook OEMs.
A modder with Tech Inferno forums innovated a mod that lets you plug in PCI-Express graphics cards to your MacBook air over Thunderbolt, without having to take it apart. It does entail Boot Camp and a Windows 7 installation, which you'll need to play Crysis, anyway.
HP's Tegra 4 equipped SlateBook X2 convertible Android tablet has gone on sale slightly ahead of schedule. The 10.1" Full HD (1920 x 1200) tablet comes bundled with a detachable keyboard dock (thank you HP) allowing you to use it as an Android notebook and tablet both.
In a project funded by the United States Pentagon research facility DARPA, a pair of security experts, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, have demonstrated a method which will allow hackers to take control of a vehicle using just a laptop and an NES joypad.
While it was just a rumour that Dell is going to challenge Apple's Retina MackBook Pro, the company has now confirmed that the M3800 is coming later this year. Although there are no confirmed specs, we should see a high-end device with 3,200 x 1,800 pixels resolution.
Apple's first major software update for MacBook Air (mid-2013) addresses three glaring issues with its software; one with the unstable Wi-Fi connections, another with random screen flickering, and yet another with volume levels jumping during video playback.
HP's entry-level Windows 8 hybrid, dubbed the HP Split X2, is now available for purchase via Best Buy. HP has managed to out the little brother to the Envy X2 hybrid ahead of their promised release timeframe of August. The entry-level hybrid costs just $750.
Samsung's new high-end Ultrabook lineup, called ATIV Book 9, has been unveiled last month and will replace the famous Series 9 lineup. While the ATIV Book 9 Plus is the company's top Ultrabook, the Book 9 Lite is more a budget friendly version of ultra-thing Ultrabooks.
Samsung's ATIV Book 9 Lite, the company's new generation ultra thin and battery efficient Ultrabook, will launch on stores in the US on July 28. There's a pre-order option open already for early adopters who are sure of the ATIV Book 9 Lite, a no-frills Ultrabook.
Chromebook owners, here's a reason for you to smile today. Google has released the first stable version of Chrome OS 28 for your laptops, and will be rolling out to each and every one of them over the next couple of days. Chrome OS 28 brings many new features with it.
Lenovo has revealed a Haswell-refreshed ultrathin laptop for business users. The "ultimate business Ultrabook" has appeared on Lenovo's website and is called the Lenovo ThinkPad T440S. The Ultrabook sports slick design with traditional ThinkPad features.
When Intel revealed that it some of its Core "Haswell" processors would ship with strong integrated graphics cores capable of handling Ultra HD display, it was a simple case of joining the dots, with Apple's next MacBook Pro tossing out discrete GPUs in favor of it.
Microsoft Windows 8.1 RTM will be ready as early as this August, according to a new blog post by the Windows team. The software will make it to OEMs, so they could have desktops and notebooks running the software stocked up, by September, when it launches.
The new ATIV Q from Samsung, unveiled at Samsung Premiere 2013, is arguably the tablet with the highest screen resolution. This 13.1-incher slides out into a notebook-like contraption, complete with a keyboard and trackpad, complementing the touchscreen.
If you are in the market for a Chromebook, Google is going to make your life a little easier to find just the right one that you had in mind. They announced today on their official blog that they will be tripling the number of retail locations where you can find them.
Fujitsu has showed its Haswell-powered 14-inch Ultrabook during Computex 2013 trade show. Except the Intel Haswell processor, the Lifebook UH90 has another advantage and that is an IGZO-panel with a 3200 x 1800 pixel resolution, or 262 pixels per inch.
At a time when Ultrabooks from the PC ecosystem are picking up steam, Apple needs a new MacBook Air lineup, now more than ever. At the WWDC'13 keynote, Apple announced the revolutionary ultra-slim notebook's newest version, running the latest Intel chip, and OS X 10.9.
During Computex 2013, ASUS has showed various products, but one of the most interesting is the new ultra-slim Ultrabook. The 13.3-inch Zenbook Infinity comes with the new Gorilla Glass 3 technology on the rear of the display and the area surrounding the keyboard.
Along with the announcement of 4th generation Intel Core series processors, the company has also announced new requirements for Ultrabooks. As Haswell architecture is more power efficient, it allows Intel to demand even more things for Ultrabook certificate.