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Dell Latitude 3189 (N4200, HD) Convertible Review

82% Dell Latitude 3189 (N4200, HD) Convertible Review

Made to be robust! Dell has combined an 11.6-inch laptop with an energy-efficient CPU. According to the manufacturer, this combination should enable the notebook to survive an entire day at school. We have decided to take a closer look at these claims. Find out whether the Latitude 3189 can keep what it promises in our detailed review.
Intel Pentium N4200 | Intel HD Graphics 505 | 11.6" | 1.4 kg
Samsung Galaxy Book Windows convertible tablet up for pre-order in the US starting tomorrow

Samsung Galaxy Book pre-orders in the US to begin tomorrow

This Windows convertible that made its debut back in February at MWC is finally ready to hit the US market. The pre-order prices start at $630 USD for the 10.6-inch model and $1,130 USD for the 12-inch model ($1,300 USD for the LTE variant).
Eve V convertible PC with Kaby Lake processor finally shipping

Eve V to begin shipping next month

This crowdfunded "Surface killer" was supposed to launch in February, but the whole program has been delayed due to undisclosed reasons. Now, this 12.3-inch Windows tablet with a built-in kickstand is already being tested and shipments should finally begin by the end of May.
Lenovo unveils Flex 11 Chromebook convertible for $280 USD

Lenovo unveils Flex 11 Chromebook convertible for $280 USD

The Flex 11 incorporates a few features found on rugged notebooks including drop resistance up to 2.4 feet and sealed keyboards, trackpads, and ports against the occasional coffee spill.
Chuwi SurBook and SurBook mini tablets might arrive with Windows 10 and Linux variants

Chuwi unveils SurBook and SurBook mini tablets

These upcoming slates use both the Intel Celeron N3450 but come in different sizes - 10.5-inch and 12.3-inch. Both feature 6 GB RAM and are expected to come with Windows 10 or Linux on board.
The Snapdragon 835 SoC could power the rumored Microsoft CloudBook

The Snapdragon 835 SoC could power the rumored Microsoft CloudBook

Microsoft's "Chromebook killer" could soon be revealed as the newest member of the Surface family. An ARM-based system with a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC is likely in order to reduce costs.
Acer teases Next@Acer press conference set for April 27

Acer teases [email protected] press conference set for April 27

Expect a flurry of new Predator gaming announcements and more during the Acer keynote next week. The manufacturer is otherwise remaining tight-lipped about what the event will unveil.
HP EliteBook x360 1030 G2 (Core i5, Full HD) Convertible Review

88% HP EliteBook x360 1030 G2 (Core i5, Full HD) Convertible Review

A true favorite! HP’s EliteBook series stands for high-end business laptops. In this review, you will find out if HP can follow up on their promises with this EliteBook x360 1030 G2.
Intel Core i5-7300U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
HP refreshes Pavilion and Pavilion x360 series for 2017

HP refreshes Pavilion and Pavilion x360 series for 2017

The "Lift hinge" design of the Envy series will now trickle down to the affordable Pavilion series while the Pavilion x360 convertibles get new metal surfaces and support for active stylus pens.
Teclast X5 Pro Windows 10 tablet with Intel Kaby Lake processor

Teclast X5 Pro now available for $499.99 USD

This tablet can be acquired for $499.99 USD without the magnetic detachable keyboard, its specs including a 12.2-inch display, the Intel Core m3-7Y30 processor, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB internal storage, all with Windows 10 on top.
The Lenovo Blade features a unique approach to hybrid notebooks. (Source: iF World Design Guide)

Lenovo Blade aims to prove that the company isn't a one-trick innovation pony

Following in the Yoga Book's unconventional footsteps, Lenovo is back with an even more radical notebook design. Dubbed "Blade," the 2-in-1 device is at once a Windows laptop and Android tablet, and employs a unique mechanism for linking the two.
Huawei MateBook convertible tablet successor surfaced on FCC

Huawei WX9 tablet hits FCC

Not long after a benchmark leak that revealed what appeared to be a Huawei MateBook Pascal model, one that has a similar codename has been spotted at FCC. Its specs are expected to include a Kaby Lake processor and 8 GB RAM.
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 370 (7200U, FHD) Convertible Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 370 (7200U, FHD) Convertible Review

Getting the hang of it. The ThinkPad Yoga 370 is Lenovo’s first 13.3-inch laptop in its ThinkPad Yoga series and is an attempt to simplify the line-up. Our extensive review shows how Lenovo succeeded and why we liked the ThinkPad Yoga 370.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Even this digital face is less than happy about the sudden demise of the Yoga Book Chromebook. (Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo has shut the lid on its Chrome OS-powered Yoga Book

After unleashing its marvelously-designed Yoga Book in both Windows and Android flavors, Lenovo had a third trick up its sleeve: a Chromebook. Unfortunately, that seems to no longer be the case—the Yoga Book Chromebook is dead.
ODYS Vario Pro 12 (Z8350, HD) Convertible Review

79% ODYS Vario Pro 12 (Z8350, HD) Convertible Review

Pen input. The convertible from Odys brings an active pen with it which allows simple use of the Windows Ink functionality. This is accompanied by a quiet operation, good battery runtimes, and an IPS screen. With a price tag of around 260 Euros (~$276) the device is also affordable.
Intel Atom x5-Z8350 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 11.6" | 1.2 kg
HP Spectre x360 13 (7500U, 4K UHD) Convertible Review

86% HP Spectre x360 13 (7500U, 4K UHD) Convertible Review

Spectre spectacle. HP introduced the redesigned Spectre x360 FHD last November with the promise of a 4K UHD version in early 2017. The manufacturer has finally delivered with the Spectre x360 13-ac033dx, though the 4K SKU will cost a hefty $1600 USD.
Intel Core i7-7500U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Cube iWork 3X Windows tablet with Intel Celeron N3450 processor

Cube unveils iWork 3X Windows tablet

This convertible tablet comes with a 12.3-inch high-resolution IPS display and an Intel Apollo Lake processor, next to 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage, all for around $290 USD in China and about $360 USD internationally.
Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 720 (7500U, QHD) Convertible Laptop Review

85% Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 720 (7500U, QHD) Convertible Laptop Review

3:2 Surface. With its QHD+ display and Kaby Lake 15-watt SOC, Lenovo’s IdeaPad Miix 720 represents formidable competition for the Microsoft Surface. But the unbalanced fans and low-quality microphone spoil the 12-inch model for us.
Intel Core i7-7500U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 12" | 1.2 kg
Asus ZenBook Flip UX370UA Windows convertible with Intel Core i7-7200U

Asus ZenBook Flip UX370UA sufaces online

This upcoming 13.3-inch convertible has recently visited FCC, this visit revealing a premium design with four premium speakers and an Intel Core i7-7500U processor, Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, and more.
MS Office 2013 running on an Asus Chromebook Flip C100. (Source: CodeWeavers)

Microsoft Office can run on Chromebooks via CrossOver

Using CrossOver Android, James Ramey (president of CodeWeavers) was able to run MS Word 2013 on his Asus Chromebook Flip C100. The group plans to have a preview of the software released before the end of the month.
Microsoft's sleek Surface Studio was certainly eye-catching, but the machine is not exactly affordable. (Source: Microsoft)

The Surface Book 2 may not be a part of Microsoft's spring hardware launch

Microsoft has long been rumored to be planning a spring 2017 Surface launch, but what exactly will the device be?
Samsung teases Windows-based Galaxy Book 12 detachable in new video

Samsung teases Windows-based Galaxy Book 12 detachable in new video

The video unfortunately shows little about the Surface Pro 4 contender other than a few snippets of the hardware inside. Prices and availability remain mysteries.
Lenovo Yoga 510-14AST (A9-9410, HD) Convertible Review

78% Lenovo Yoga 510-14AST (A9-9410, HD) Convertible Review

Disappointing screen. Lenovo's 14-inch convertible carries a price tag of around 500 Euros (~$533). The buyer gets a Stoney Ridge APU with a solid-state drive, and 4 GB of working memory. Lenovo ruins the overall good impression by installing a viewing angle dependent TN panel.
AMD A9-9410 | AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) | 14" | 1.8 kg
The Asus Transformer Pro T304 with detachable keyboard. (Source: ASUS)

Asus launches the Transformer Pro T304 as a Surface Pro competitor

The Asus Transformer Pro T304 resembles the Surface Pro 4's design to the point of being almost indistinguishable from it. It even offers similar specs and accessories, plus a competitive price tag.
Teclast Tbook 10s (x5-Z8350, FHD) Convertible Review

80% Teclast Tbook 10s (x5-Z8350, FHD) Convertible Review

Dual-OS convertible. After Chuwi's Hi10 Pro has recently passed our test course, we have yet another low-budget tablet with dual-boot functionality from the manufacturer Teclast called Tbook 10s in the test. Find out which of the two has the lead in our report.
Intel Atom x5-Z8350 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 10.1" | 574 g
Acer Switch V 10 SW5 (x5-Z8350) Convertible Review

79% Acer Switch V 10 SW5 (x5-Z8350) Convertible Review

Long-lasting. Acer's 10.1-inch convertible Windows laptop carries a price tag of about 360 Euros (~$390). The little device runs silently and offers a long battery life. It is also equipped with a Type C USB port (USB 3.1 Gen 1).
Intel Atom x5-Z8350 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 10.1" | 1.2 kg
Test Toshiba Portégé X20W

88% Toshiba Portégé X20W (7600U, 512 GB) Convertible Review

360 degrees on a diet. Toshiba saves in terms of weight. The X20W is lighter than every other 360-degree convertible and even lighter than most tablets with a keyboard dock. Do stability and cooling come up short?
Intel Core i7-7600U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 12.5" | 1 kg
With a similar form-factor and specifications to the XPS 15, these two notebooks will be competing for much of the same market. (Source: ExpertReviews)

15-inch Yoga 720 up for order on Lenovo's website

Lenovo's Yoga 720 is a 15-inch quad-core convertible notebook that also packs an Nvidia GTX 1050 GPU. It has just gone live on Lenovo's website for US$1259 and is expected to ship in 4-5 weeks.
All sorts of PCs and tablets are on sale in honor of Pi Day (Source: Microsoft Store)

Microsoft celebrates Pi Day by slashing prices on select laptops and desktops

The limited-time deals extend across various laptop, desktop, and tablet models. There are also discounts on Xbox One consoles and select games and accessories.
Is it a HTPC, UMPC, or tablet? The latest Apollo Lake designs coming from China are hard to classify. (Source: ECDREAM)

Tiny Apollo Lake mini PCs are coming soon

Ultra-mobile PCs based on Intel's Apollo Lake SoC are in the works and should start being released soon. These flexible concept PCs will pack the latest generation Celeron processors, touchscreens, and batteries, allowing many use-cases.
Lenovo MiiX 720 Windows 2-in-1 now available for 1200 Euros

Lenovo MiiX 720 Windows 2-in-1 now available for 1200 Euros

The new Lenovo tablet will have both Thunderbolt 3 and a higher resolution display to give it the leg up over the similarly-priced Surface Pro 4.
Acer Chromebook R13 CB5-312T-K0YK Convertible Review

81% Acer Chromebook R13 CB5-312T-K0YK Convertible Review

Touch Chromebook. Acer's Chromebook convertible offers an IPS touchscreen, a silent operation, and long battery runtimes. ARM technology is used inside. The whole package costs approximately 400 Euros (~$425).
Mediatek MT8173C | PowerVR GX6250 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
MWC 2017 | Alcatel Plus 12 2-in-1 Convertible

MWC 2017 | Alcatel Plus 12 2-in-1 detachable coming this June for 500 Euros

The 11.6-inch entry-level Windows detachable will ship with a Celeron N3350 CPU, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage, and LTE connectivity that can be shared wirelessly with other nearby devices.
Acer Spin 5 SP513-51 Convertible Review

80% Acer Spin 5 SP513-51 Convertible Review

Spinning. All big manufacturers offer devices in the competitive mainstream convertible segment. Acer wants to attract customers with the Acer Spin 5. How does the 360-degree convertible perform?
Intel Core i3-6100U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.7 kg
Chromebooks have found a stronghold in the education sector due to their low cost and easy maintenance. (Source: Google)

HP launches inexpensive convertible chromebook for education

Google has announced the launch of a new rugged Chromebook convertible from HP.
The HP Pro x2 is the first device to sport the new NanoSaver slot. (Source: Kensington)

Kensington releases lock for ultra-thin devices

Kensington has announced the release of the first security lock designed for ultra-thin systems. The NanoSaver Keyed Laptop Lock has a head of only 10mm, and is making its debut in the HP Pro x2 2-in-1.
The Book One distinguishes itself by having both a 360 degree hinge and a detachable tablet. (Source: Porsche Design)

Porsche Design tries their hand at a different kind of convertible—a notebook

Porsche Design is jumping into the notebook market with both feet via their US$2500 premium 2-in-1 convertible, the BOOK ONE. The Book One is differentiated by its aggressive design, high price, included Wacom stylus, and the fact that the screen both swivels 360 degrees and detaches.
Samsung Galaxy Book 12 Convertible Review (First Impressions)

Samsung Galaxy Book 12 Convertible Review (First Impressions)

Office to go. Samsung promises the highest productivity for people on the go with the new Galaxy Book 12. The Windows based tablet is always shipped with Keyboard Cover and S Pen. We had the chance to have a closer look at the convertible at the MWC in Barcelona. Here are our first impressions and benchmarks.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 12" | 754 g
The Plus 12 should be a decent workhorse for people requiring connectivity on the go. (Source: TCL)

MWC 2017 | TCL releases 2-in-1 Windows tablet with 4G LTE

TCL has announced an inexpensive 2-in-1 convertible Windows tablet called the Plus 12. Unique for a budget Windows tablet, the Plus 12 includes an LTE modem in its keyboard, as well as a fingerprint sensor.
UHS-III standard will support MicroSD transfer rates of up to 624 MB/s

UHS-III standard will support SD card transfer rates of up to 624 MB/s

The new specification is coming this year and will make VR recording at even higher resolutions possible.
Samsung Galaxy Book Windows convertible with Kaby Lake processor and up to 8 GB RAM

MWC 2017 | Samsung Galaxy Book Windows convertible now official

The new convertible comes in 10.6-inch and 12-inch sizes, both powered by Kaby Lake processors and using a fanless design, capable of providing up to 10 hours of autonomy on a single charge.
Lenovo Miix 320 detachable coming this April for under $200 USD

MWC 2017 | Lenovo Miix 320 detachable coming this April for under $200 USD

The upcoming 10.1-inch Miix 320 is largely identical to the current Miix 310 but with a higher resolution 1920 x 1200 display and improved Dolby Advanced Audio speakers.
Lenovo announces Yoga 520 and Yoga 720 convertible notebooks

MWC 2017 | Lenovo Yoga 520 and Yoga 720 convertible notebooks now official

The 13.3-inch Yoga 720-13IKB and 15.6-inch Yoga 720-15IKB will launch this April for $860 and $1100 USD, respectively, while the 14-inch Yoga 520-14IKB will come a month later for $800 USD.
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S Windows 10 tablet successor might arrive at MWC 2017

Samsung Galaxy Book might arrive with Windows 10, LTE, S Pen support

The description of an app that surfaced on Windows Store apparently by mistake revealed that Samsung's upcoming slate would debut with Windows 10 on board, offering 4G LTE and S Pen support.
Asus ZenBook Flip UX360UAK-BB351T Convertible Review

86% Asus ZenBook Flip UX360UAK-BB351T Convertible Review

Stylish, slim, enduring. With the ZenBook Flip UX360UAK, Asus delivers a stylish and slim 13.3-inch convertible that can boast with an outstanding battery life. The configuration is also good: SSD, IPS panel, backlit keyboard. The whistling fan is an annoyance. This flaw should not appear in a 1000-Euro ($1061) device.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
HP Spectre x360 15-bl002xx Convertible Review

86% HP Spectre x360 15-bl002xx Convertible Review

Better yet? HP's 2017 version of the Spectre x360 15-inch convertible features a latest-generation Intel processor alongside a switch to discrete graphics. The updated design incorporates smaller bezels a la Spectre x360 13 and the 4K display - improved over last year's model - is now the sole panel option.
Intel Core i7-7500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 15.6" | 2 kg
Acer Aspire Switch One 10 SW1-011-14UQ Notebook Review

78% Acer Aspire Switch One 10 SW1-011-14UQ Notebook Review

A convertible laptop for home. Acer wants about 250 Euros (~$265) for their new 10.1-inch convertible Windows laptop: the Switch One. The few hundred bucks will get you a silent computer with long battery life - and a surprisingly bright, contrast-rich IPS display.
Intel Atom x5-Z8300 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 10.1" | 1.3 kg
Asus ZenFlip UX370 Windows convertible leaked render

Asus ZenFlip UX370 render leak online

This upcoming convertible is probably an updated version of the ZenBook Flip UX360 and, although the name has not been confirmed by Asus yet, it could be the first ZenFlip product to hit the market.
Chuwi Hi13 Windows convertible with Apollo Lake processor to retail for $369 USD

Chuwi Hi13 convertible coming next week for $369 USD

Although it comes with a slower processor and lacks dedicated graphics, this Chinese convertible features a 13.5-inch display with 3,000X2,000 pixels and pen input, 4 GB RAM, and 64 GB internal storage.
Fujitsu refreshes Lifebook P727, T937, and Stylistic R727 with Kaby Lake

Fujitsu announces Lifebook P727, T937, and Stylistic R727 with Kaby Lake

The 12.5-inch P727 and 13.3-inch T937 convertibles and 12.5-inch R727 detachable will all launch later this month for starting prices between 1100 and 1400 Euros.

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