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HP Spectre x2 12-a001ng Convertible Review

87% HP Spectre x2 12-a001ng Convertible Review

Smaller is better. The m3 version of the Spectre x2 12 offers an LTE modem for 899 Euros (~$990). Does the device offer good performance for the investment or does it throttle the SoC as in the m7 version?
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12" | 1.2 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 310-10ICR Convertible Review

78% Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 310-10ICR Convertible Review

Miixed bag. Lenovo's 10.1-inch IdeaPad Miix 310 is a detachable primarily designed to augment - and not replace - a user's existing Windows system. The performance is perfectly adequate for word processing and web browsing on-the-go - but the screen could be much brighter.
Intel Atom x5-Z8350 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 10.1" | 1.1 kg
Dell Inspiron 15 5568 Convertible Review

79% Dell Inspiron 15 5568 Convertible Review

Fusion. With a 15-inch convertible, Dell tries to merge the most important qualities of a laptop and tablet in its new Inspiron. However, some compromises have to be made to achieve this high goal.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Battery report of an affected unit (Source: Kridsada Thanabulpong)

Users claiming battery issues with aging Surface Pro 3 tablets

Some Surface Pro 3 units equipped with internal batteries provided by Simplo appear to be discharging unusually fast. Microsoft has yet to announ...
Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-70EQ Convertible Review

87% Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-70EQ Convertible Review

Better take the entry-level model with i5. This update will reveal why the expensive i7 model does not pay off for typical buyers. In addition, we will compare the test model to the popular Surface Pro 4, MateBook, Miix 700 and Spectre x2 12 convertibles.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12" | 1.3 kg
VOYO VBook V3 Convertible Review

71% VOYO VBook V3 Convertible Review

VOYOga. When looking for a bargain in the Windows convertible or 2-in-1 sector, buyers more frequently run into offers from the Far East markets whose dumping prices quickly obliterate any justified concerns regarding service life and possible warranty claims. With VOYO's V3, we are looking at a device that expertly plays around with the name.
Intel Atom x5-Z8300 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 13.3" | 1.7 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED) Convertible Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED) Convertible Review

A class of its own. Lenovo goes all-in with the ThinkPad X1 Yoga 20FRS1VS00. The icing on the cake is the OLED screen. Our review update will find out how the flagship convertible from Lenovo performs.
Intel Core i7-6600U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.3 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga 20GQ-000EUS Workstation Review

78% Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga 20GQ-000EUS Workstation Review

On-the-go workstation. Versatility is the name of the game as the P40 Yoga targets light workstation users with touchscreen features and a dedicated Quadrio GPU. For a starting price of $1500 USD, however, we were expecting a bit more in terms of performance and features.
Intel Core i7-6600U | NVIDIA Quadro M500M | 14.1" | 1.8 kg
Chuwi to launch Vi10 Plus 2-in-1 detachable with dual-boot this month

Chuwi to launch dual-boot Vi10 Plus 2-in-1 detachable this month

The 10.8-inch Windows 10/Android hybrid tablet will include an Intel Atom SoC and up to 4 GB of RAM with a decently sized 8400 mAh battery.
Samsung Notebook 7 Spin Windows convertible now available in the US

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin hits the US

The 13.3-inch variant of this Windows convertible starts at $899.99 USD, while the 15.6-inch configurations can be acquired for at least $1,299.9...
Dell Inspiron 13 7368 Convertible Review

80% Dell Inspiron 13 7368 Convertible Review

Strong and heavy. This 13.3-inch convertible is built tough, but its size and average display brightness make it more of an indoor tablet.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
HP x360 310 G1 Convertible Review

73% HP x360 310 G1 Convertible Review

Folding Box? Is it more of a subnotebook than a 360-degree convertible? This small 11.6-inch device offers great performance, workmanship and storage space. However, it lacks a good display and keyboard.
Intel Pentium N3540 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 11.6" | 1.5 kg
Asus to make SSDs an option across its entire notebook portfolio

Asus to make SSDs an option across its entire notebook portfolio

Users will be able to choose between a HDD or SSD on even budget Asus notebooks without needing to install one themselves after purchasing.
HP x2 210 G1 Convertible Review

79% HP x2 210 G1 Convertible Review

Long-lasting. This 10.1-inch HP convertible is available for around 400 Euros (~$445). The manufacturer provides an Intel Cherry Trail processor and long battery life. A Type-C USB interface is also included.
Intel Atom x5-Z8300 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 10.1" | 1.2 kg
Acer Chromebook R 11 CB5-132T-C8ZW Preview

Acer Chromebook R 11 CB5-132T-C8ZW Preview

Play Store apps on Chrome OS... almost. The latest Acer Chromebook convertible will be compatible with Play Store apps upon launch. Our pre-release developer unit, however, has been having some issues. Nonetheless, we can provide our take on the hardware and chassis while Acer continues to patch out bugs.
Intel Celeron N3060 | Intel HD Graphics (Braswell) | 11.6" | 1.2 kg
More Kaby Lake rumors arise for Surface Book successor

More Kaby Lake rumors arise for Surface Book successor

Major hardware revisions for the Surface series not likely to come before 2017.
Microsoft teasing new Surface devices for 2016 and 2017

Microsoft teasing new Surface devices for 2016 and 2017

Microsoft's on-campus Hall of Fame raises suspicions on at least four new Surface devices yet to be revealed with one coming before the end of 20...
Microsoft issuing final reminder for free Windows 10 upgrade period

Microsoft issuing final reminder for free Windows 10 upgrade period

Forget small notification bubbles. The free Windows 10 upgrade period is going out with a bang and with a fullscreen warning for those still runn...
X1 Yoga: WQHD OLED (left) vs. FHD IPS (right)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga with OLED panel now available

The configuration was originally announced with an April launch date, but is now finally available for about 2569 Euros.
Razer Core shipping on August 12th for $500 USD

Early Razer Core tests show poor compatibility with non-Razer notebooks

Early reviews point to a performance retention of about 85 to 90 percent compared to an equivalent desktop system. Compatibility with other noteb...
Acer Aspire Switch 12S SW7-272-M3A0 Convertible Review

83% Acer Aspire Switch 12S SW7-272-M3A0 Convertible Review

Flexible. Acer's Switch 12S is a 12.5-inch detachable equipped with a bright, contrasty display and optional pen input. The Switch costs 1200 Euro (~$1330) - way too much in our opinion.
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.5" | 1.4 kg
Microsoft reimburses travel agency for forced Windows 10 update damages

Microsoft reimburses travel agency for forced Windows 10 update damages

California company sues Microsoft for rendering its systems almost inoperable only to be awarded new equipment and lost revenue by the Redmond co...
Asus Chromebook Flip C100 convertible to get a Skylake-powered successor

Asus Chromebook tablet with Skylake processor could be in the works

The popular Chromebook Flip might soon get a Skylake-powered sibling that currently seems to be internally known as "Cave."
Microsoft to begin phasing out the Surface 3 tablet

Microsoft to begin phasing out the Surface 3 tablet

The aging and less expensive Surface 3 tablet will end production later this year with no known official successors down the road.
Acer Aspire Switch 12 Alpha SA5-271-56HM Convertible Review

87% Acer Aspire Switch 12 Alpha SA5-271-56HM Convertible Review

Absolute silence. A liquid cooling system in a convertible does not work? Of course it does! For the first time ever, Acer has installed a silent cooling technology in a high-performance convertible based on Intel's Core i5 and i7 processors. This innovation is not the only reason that it is going to get rough on the competition.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12" | 1.3 kg
Samsung Notebook 7 Spin Windows convertible with Intel Skylake processor

Samsung unveils Notebook 7 Spin convertible

This new portable comes in 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch variants, powered by Intel Skylake processors and featuring up to 16 GB DDR4 memory.
Microsoft Edge boasts longer battery life than Chrome or Firefox

Microsoft Edge boasts longer battery life than Chrome or Firefox

Microsoft's own testing conditions show Edge outlasting Chrome and Firefox by as much as three and two hours, respectively.
Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 13 80HE004LGE Convertible Review

82% Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 13 80HE004LGE Convertible Review

A lot of room for improvements. Lenovo charges around 1,000 Euros ($1112) for the Yoga 3 Pro. You will get a thin and attractive 13.3-inch convertible with a folding display. The device does, however, reveal some drawbacks.
Intel Core M-5Y70 | Intel HD Graphics 5300 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
1 TB SSD SKUs now available for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book

1 TB SSD SKUs now available for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book

The new high-end configurations are coming to Europe early next month with pre-orders starting this week.
Lenovo Yoga 900S 12ISK Convertible Review

82% Lenovo Yoga 900S 12ISK Convertible Review

Silent convertible. The 12.5-inch Yoga 900S is one of the most comfortable Yoga convertibles we've used. There are, however, a couple of key drawbacks to keep in mind.
Intel Core m5-6Y54 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.5" | 1 kg
Asus Zenbook UX360CA-FC060T Convertible Review

83% Asus Zenbook UX360CA-FC060T Convertible Review

Windows to go. 360-degree convertibles are still the best alternative for adding Core i power to a tablet. Asus, however, opts for a low-performance Core m3. Should buyers just as well take the Surface Pro 4 with a Core m instead?
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Huawei MateBook Windows convertible coming to the US market in June 2016

Huawei MateBook coming to the US

This attractive Windows convertible will launch in the US on June 20 during a special press event and will be available starting at $699 USD.
Asus Zenbook Flip UX360 Windows convertible with Intel Skylake processor now available in the US

Asus Zenbook Flip UX360 hits the US market

This 13.3-inch Windows convertible is powered by an Intel Core M processor and can be acquired in the US starting at $699 USD.
The seventh generation of Intel processors will be the first in its family with native HDR de/encoding

Intel Kaby Lake will have native support for HDR movies

The next generation of Asus Ultrabooks and 2-in-1s will be one of the first consumer models to ship with Kaby Lake processors capable of native H...
Five Thunderbolt 3-based docking stations designed to be compatible with any notebook sporting the port

Gigabyte unveils Thunderbolt 3 external GPU docking station

The Taiwanese manufacturer showed off multiple conceptual docking stations that make use of the super-speedy 40 Gbps connection bandwidth includi...
Acer external graphics dock could be coming this September with a GTX 960M GPU

Acer external graphics dock could be coming this September

The GTX 960M docking station made a return at Computex this year with a potentially new launch date.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 successor coming spring 2017 with Kaby Lake processor and 16 GB RAM

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 expected to arrive next spring

This new convertible is expected to feature a 7th generation Intel Kaby Lake processor, 16 GB RAM, as well as a 4K display option.
Intel claims Apollo Lake will be 30 percent faster than Braswell

Intel claims Apollo Lake will be 30 percent faster than Braswell

The 14 nm Apollo Lake platform should be coming this Fall with faster performance and 15 percent longer battery life.
Lenovo Yoga 510-15ISK Convertible Review

77% Lenovo Yoga 510-15ISK Convertible Review

Dull and boring. If you get a 15.6-inch convertible, you want to be ready for every usage scenario. The Yoga 510, however, reveals some limitations: Lenovo uses a dark display and the graphics card is not powerful enough.
Intel Core i5-6200U | AMD Radeon R7 M460 | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 460 Convertible Review

83% Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 460 Convertible Review

Yoga for the office. Lenovo recently launched the new ThinkPad Yoga 460. The 14-inch convertible is primarily aimed at business customers. Find out in our extensive test what Lenovo has to offer, and whether it can fulfill the high demands of the business world.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14" | 1.8 kg
Intel touches on Kaby Lake, Apollo Lake, and Broadwell-E features

Computex 2016 | Intel touches on Kaby Lake, Apollo Lake, and Broadwell-E features

Kaby Lake and Apollo Lake should be making their way to fanless notebooks and CloudBooks, respectively, while Broadwell-E gets a deca-core SKU fo...
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet Review

81% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet Review

Surface Potential… Lenovo’s first Surface-style ThinkPad device has a lot of great ideas. Can it translate those into a cohesive, practical product for the everyday business user?
Intel Core m7-6Y75 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12" | 1 kg
Dell Inspiron 7000 17-inch Windows 10 convertible

Dell unveils Inspiron 7000 convertible

Although Dell mentioned this large convertible in a press release, its detailed specs are not public yet, but it should go on sale this week.
Asus Transformer 3 Pro Windows convertible tablet with up to 16 GB RAM and Intel Core i7

Computex 2016 | Asus unveils Transformer 3 and Transformer 3 Pro convertibles

These two new 12.6-inch portables feature up to 16 GB RAM, 1 TB storage, and they come with various processor options, up to Intel Core i7.
Dell Inspiron 11 3000 portables, June 2016 refresh

Dell intros new Inspiron 11 3000 portables

The new Inspiron models start at $249 USD, offering a wide selection of options, including a Core m3 setup with 4 GB RAM and 500 GB storage space...
Asus Transformer Mini specs show up online

Computex 2016 | Asus Transformer Mini specs show up online

Advertised as the world's lightest 2-in-1 PC, this convertible is powered by the Intel Atom x5-Z8350 processor, featuring up to 4 GB RAM and 128 ...
Lenovo Q4 2015 financial results reveal ailing smartphone business

Lenovo Q4 2015 financial results are all-around mixed

Lenovo stays afloat despite a shrinking PC market and continuing problems in the smartphone world.
Acer Switch V 10 Windows 10 convertible with Intel Atom processor

Computex 2016 | Acer announces Switch V 10 and Switch One 10 convertibles

Both models feature Windows 10 and are powered by the latest quad-core Intel Atom processors, but will hit the US market this summer starting at ...
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet now available in Europe

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet now available in Europe

After a three-month delay, the X1 Tablet is now finally shipping in Europe after being available in the US for several weeks.
Microsoft Windows 10 Start menu, Windows 10 screen size limits May 2016 change

Microsoft updates Windows 10 hardware requirements

Windows 10 desktop now requires at least 2 GB RAM, but Microsoft also approved 7-inch tablets and up to 9-inch Windows 10 Mobile devices.

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)