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Acer Graphics Dock with Nvidia GTX 960M Review

Acer Graphics Dock with Nvidia GTX 960M Review

Surprise! A graphics card in an external case - familiar. In the past, this technology has not worked as intended. In this review, we put all that aside and take a look at what the GPU is capable of.
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6"
Lenovo IdeaPad 510S-14ISK (80TK003KGE) Notebook Review

84% Lenovo IdeaPad 510S-14ISK (80TK003KGE) Notebook Review

Silver companion! Lenovo presents another 14-inch lightweight that is furnished with a ULV processor and Intel Iris graphics. Its attempt to mingle in the premium range is not completely successful. Our in-depth report reveals why Lenovo's subnotebook fails and how the review sample fares in our demanding test course.
Intel Core i5-6267U | Intel Iris Graphics 550 | 14.0" | 1.5 kg
Lenovo Yoga Book convertible now available

Lenovo Yoga Book now up for pre-order

This 10.1-inch convertible with a Wacom digitizer instead of a keyboard starts at $500 USD, coming with Android or Windows. Shipments are expected to begin next month.
Lenovo Miix 710: Refresh of the Surface-lookalike

Lenovo Miix 710: Refresh of the Surface-lookalike

Shortly after Lenovo unveiled the cheaper, more powerful Miix 510 the next entry to the Miix line of convertibles leaks: The Miix 710 is the successor to the Miix 700 convertible.
Cube i9 CDK07 Docking Keyboard Review

80% Cube i9 CDK07 Docking Keyboard Review

Popular design. The CDK07 docking keyboard transforms the Cube i9 into a full-fledged convertible PC. The design of this dock is similar to that of the "Touch" cover from Microsoft. In this review, we will check how the docking keyboard fares in comparison to the Microsoft product and how good the Cube i9 is as a convertible PC.
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.2" | 1.3 kg
HP Pavilion 15-bk001ng x360 Notebook Review

76% HP Pavilion 15-bk001ng x360 Notebook Review

Keyboard fail. HP sends a 15-inch convertible from its x360 Pavilion lineup into the race. The competition has grown quite a bit in the past months - even if a high-rider is not among them, all opponents are at least relatively good. Can the Pavilion stand its ground with its inner values? Or will it fail thanks to its keyboard?
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Dell Inspiron 17 7778 Convertible Review

79% Dell Inspiron 17 7778 Convertible Review

Gigantic convertible. A 17-inch convertible? Why not? Anyone preferring the stationary use of Windows 10 in tablet mode should be absolutely happy with this somewhat unusual combination. However, the Inspiron also does a good job as a conventional office machine - only the keyboard could have been of a higher quality for this price.
Intel Core i7-6500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 17.3" | 2.8 kg
Dell Latitude 13 3000 Windows convertible with Skylake processor, up to 16 GB memory and 512 GB SSD storage

Dell Latitude 13 3000 hits the market

This Windows convertible notebook lineup now features USB Type-C connectivity, Skylake processors, up to 16 GB RAM and 512 GB SSD storage, for prices starting at $699 USD.
The Asus Zenbook Flip UX360 will feature Kaby Lake processors and should be available in a few weeks.

Asus Zenbook Flip UX360: New versions with Kaby Lake processors

The Zenbook Flip UX360 will come out with new versions pretty soon. According to shop listings from Switzerland, Asus might release a refresh of the series with new Kaby Lake processors soon.
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Intel HD Graphics 615

24 Intel Gen. 9 (Kaby Lake) cores @ 300MHz, 64/128 Bit DDR3L/LPDDR3
Chuwi Hi10 Plus dual-boot tablet with Intel Atom X5 processor and 4 GB RAM

Chuwi Hi10 Plus tablet coming next week

This new Windows 10/Remix OS 2.0 hybrid tablet features 4 GB RAM, and will hit the market on September 12 for around $240 USD.
Sorry, folks! Future silicon requires the latest Microsoft platform.

Microsoft: Intel Kaby Lake- and AMD Zen-Chips only support Windows 10

Microsoft, Intel and AMD made it clear, that earlier Microsoft platforms before Windows 10 will not be supported anymore on next generation silicon. This could lead to Skylake-hardware being in high demand for the foreseeable future.
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Medion unveils 12.5-inch Akoya P3401T detachable notebook

IFA 2016 | Medion unveils 12.5-inch Akoya P3401T detachable notebook

The P3401T is launching before the end of this year for a starting price of 600 Euros with optional Core m7, 8 GB RAM, and 512 GB SSD.
Dell Inspiron 13 5368 Convertible Review

79% Dell Inspiron 13 5368 Convertible Review

Fold mode. Despite Surface Pro 4 convertibles with laptop power, manufacturers are throwing 360-degree laptops with standard processors onto the market. With a price tag of price of 1000 Euros (~$1115), they are not exactly cheap. Additional interfaces and maintenance have their price. How does Dell's 13.3-inch model fit into this field of competition?
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
Lenovo unveils 12.2-inch Miix 510 2-in-1 detachable

IFA 2016 | Lenovo unveils 12.2-inch Miix 510 2-in-1 detachable

The Miix 510 is shipping next month with Skylake U-series options and a 16:10 1920 x 1200 resolution display for a starting price of 700 Euros.
Asus VivoBook Flip TP301UA-DW006T Convertible Review

78% Asus VivoBook Flip TP301UA-DW006T Convertible Review

21 hours. Stylish aluminum dress meets 360-degree hinge. Is the 650 Euro (~$725) model a match for its more expensive rivals? Why does it last 21 hours when idling, but not even 5 hours when browsing on the Internet?
Intel Core i3-6100U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.7 kg
Acer Chromebook R13 convertible with 13-inch display

IFA 2016 | Acer Chromebook R13 coming in October

This new convertible is the industry's first 13.3-inch 2-in-1 Chromebook and promises to offer up to 12 hours of battery life.
Lenovo Yoga 910: Convertible-flagship with Kaby Lake, unibody-chassis und bezel-less display

IFA 2016 | Lenovo Yoga 910: Convertible-flagship with Kaby Lake, unibody-chassis und bezel-less display

Lenovo announced its newest newest flagship in the convertible category today. The Lenovo Yoga 910 is supposed to convince potential buyers with a Aluminum unibody-chassis, a fingerprint-sensor for Windows Hello and a display with almost no bezel around it.
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IFA 2016 | Lenovo: Convertible Yoga Book officially announced

Lenovo announced the 10.1 inch convertible Yoga Book at IFA today that ships with either Android or Windows 10.
Samsung delays GDDR6 to 2018

Samsung delays GDDR6 to 2018

Samsung delays production of GDDR6 memory until 2018, anticipates greater performance and efficiency over GDDR5X.
Asus Transformer 3 Pro Windows convertible with Skylake processor

IFA 2016 | Asus Transformer Mini and Transformer 3 Pro to launch in Japan and Europe

These convertibles will hit the two areas next month, and more details on pricing and availability should be unveiled at IFA.
Face Off: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs. Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 vs. HP Elite x2 1012 G1 vs. HP Spectre x2 12 vs. Huawei MateBook

Face Off: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs. Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 vs. HP Elite x2 1012 G1 vs. HP Spectre x2 12 vs. Huawei MateBook

The Who's Who of the Windows world. Which is the most productive Windows tablet? Is it the Surface Pro 4, which occupies the first place of our Top 10? Learn about the details and differences of the most portable Windows companions.
HP Pavilion x2 12 Convertible Review

81% HP Pavilion x2 12 Convertible Review

Affordable, but not perfect. HP does not even charge 700 Euros (~$790) for its new Windows detachable, which comes with a Core-m processor, a digitizer and a keyboard dock. But how does the device compare with the much more expensive Surface Pro 4 from Microsoft?
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12" | 1.5 kg
E Fun Nextbook 10.1 Windows 10 convertible tablet with Intel Atom x5-Z8300 processor

E Fun Nextbook 10.1 convertible hits Target

This $180 USD Windows 10 tablet with a detachable keyboard is powered by a Cherry Trail Intel Atom x5 processor, next to 2 GB of memory and 32 GB of internal storage.
Andromium Superbook will be a second display for both Windows and Macs

Andromium Superbook will be a second display for both Windows and Macs

The Kickstarter campaign has met its goals to begin producing a notebook shell that can act as external displays for Windows PCs, Macs, and Android devices.
AMD announces new Zen architecture for a launch by Holiday 2016

AMD announces new Zen architecture for a launch by Holiday 2016

A tech demo shows an octa-core Zen CPU edging out the Core i7-6900K in clock-to-clock benchmark tests. AMD "Naples" and Raven Ridge" platforms for servers and notebooks will not launch until 2017.
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Microsoft promising free Holographic update for Windows 10 PCs in 2017

Microsoft promising free Holographic update for Windows 10 PCs in 2017

Intel and Microsoft will iron out the specifications and hardware necessary to bring "mixed reality" VR applications to all mainstream Windows 10 PCs by next year.
Lenovo Yoga 910 leak shows narrower bezels and a larger 13.9-inch screen (Source: Roland Quandt)

Lenovo Yoga 910 leak shows narrower bezels and a larger 13.9-inch screen

The Yoga 900 successor will likely be unveiled this coming IFA 2016 with Kaby Lake in tow and a launch later this year.
Lenovo teaser video hints at new product announcements for IFA 2016

Lenovo teaser video hints at new product announcements for IFA 2016

The manufacturer is expected to show off a host of products and refreshes next month in Berlin including unannounced MotoMods and Yoga convertibles.
IFA 2016 | TrekStor mit Tablets, Mini-PC und 2-in-1-Geräten am Start

IFA 2016 | TrekStor to introduce new tablets, mini PCs, and 2-in-1 devices at IFA

Popular manufacturer of budget and affordable tablets will show off its 11.6-inch SurTab Twin Windows 10 tablet, 13.3-inch SurfTab multimedia Android tablet, and SurfTab duo W3 mini PC with Intel Atom Cherry Trail SoC at next month's convention.
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HP Stream x360 Windows convertible

HP Stream lineup gets its third refresh

The third-gen HP Stream lineup starts at $199 USD and will hit the market starting at the end of August.
HP Pavilion 11-k103ng x360 Convertible Review

77% HP Pavilion 11-k103ng x360 Convertible Review

Couch potato. HP's 11.6-inch convertible offers a high-contrast IPS screen as well as a lot of storage, but the battery runtimes are too short.
Intel Celeron N3050 | Intel HD Graphics (Braswell) | 11.6" | 1.5 kg
Lenovo Yoga 710-14ISK Convertible Review

83% Lenovo Yoga 710-14ISK Convertible Review

Time for Yoga? Lenovo ups the ante and releases an elegant convertible with ULV processor and dedicated GPU. In our in-depth review, we will take a look to see how well this combination works.
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 14" | 1.6 kg
Lenovo Miix 510 convertible tablet with Skylake processor and Windows

Lenovo Miix 510 Windows convertible leaks online

This Skylake-powered portable with IPS multitouch display with pen support has been listed in Europe already for prices starting at €730 EUR but did not get an official launch yet.
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DigiTimes already spelling doom for Xiaomi and Huawei notebooks

DigiTimes already spelling doom for Xiaomi and Huawei notebooks

Shipments and sales forecasts have declined drastically for the Chinese manufacturers according to suppliers close to the Taiwanese source.
Toshiba Portégé Z20t-C-121 Detachable Review

85% Toshiba Portégé Z20t-C-121 Detachable Review

Business device with stamina. Toshiba primarily did a facelift with the Portégé Z20t-C: The C models come with Skylake processors now and bring a Type-C USB port (USB 3.1 Gen 1). Despite a price north of about 2000 Euros (~$2234), the device is not flawless.
Intel Core m7-6Y75 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.5" | 1.5 kg
HP Spectre x360 and Dell XPS 13 star in Microsoft's latest advertisements

HP Spectre x360 and Dell XPS 13 star in Microsoft's latest advertisements

Microsoft is slamming Apple yet again in a series of new ads boasting the popular HP convertible and Dell XPS notebook.
Huawei MateBook m5-6Y57 Convertible Review

84% Huawei MateBook m5-6Y57 Convertible Review

Light, but not that mobile. The smartphone-behemoth Huawei releases a Windows convertible - and aims high by targeting business customers in the premium segment. Is the small 2-in-1 a threat to the likes of a Surface Pro 4 or the HP Spectre x2 12?
Intel Core m5-6Y54 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12" | 1.2 kg
Dell Inspiron 13 7359-4839 Convertible Review

81% Dell Inspiron 13 7359-4839 Convertible Review

Office acrobat. Dell's Inspiron 13 7000 consumer series has a new member. The most recent convertible in a compact 13-inch size continues the tried casing design and is furnished with the latest Skylake hardware and an SSD. The silver-colored device convinces technically, but its input devices and screen are not completely free of some annoying weaknesses.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.7 kg
Asus to raise prices by as much as 9 percent in the UK

Asus to raise prices by as much as 9 percent in the UK

Starting this October, retail prices of Asus notebooks will go up in the country as a direct response to the British exit.
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 announce anything formal about the user complaints.
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Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-70EQ Convertible Review

85% 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 $1,299.99 USD.

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