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This is what an extra $1,200 gets you. (Source: Amazon Japan)

Special edition VAIO Z Flip makes engine noises on boot-up, forms a dent in your wallet upon purchase

A Mercedes-Benz–branded VAIO Z Flip is now available for purchase, but is currently limited to Japan. The special edition notebook hopes to entice buyers with its generously-applied logos and a unique boot-up feature, but its high asking price may instead drive them away.
Chuwi SurBook 2-in-1 now on Indiegogo for $299 USD

Chuwi SurBook 2-in-1 now on Indiegogo for $299 USD

The early bird price will be available to only the first few hundred backers before prices go up to the ~$350 USD range for the entry-level SKU. Even so, the 2-in-1 will pack impressive features compared to the pricier Surface Pro 4 alternative.
Image: Huawei

Huawei announces MateBook E convertible notebook

The MateBook E improves on several aspects of the original, including a higher resolution screen, a redesigned keyboard and hinge, and options for new Kaby Lake processors.
The Surface Pro makes enough iterative upgrades over the Pro 4 to make it a solid entry in the series, but the omission of USB Type-C is still glaring. (Source: Microsoft)

Just call it the Surface Pro: Microsoft unveils Surface Pro update in Shanghai

Microsoft has unveiled an update to the Surface Pro 4, dubbed simply "Surface Pro". The new Surface Pro sports slightly redesigned chassis that makes it both thinner and lighter while rounding out the sharp edges, and also boasts a better screen and battery over the previous generation.
HP Spectre x2 Windows convertible with Kaby Lake processor, Bang & Olufsen audio

HP Spectre x2 now official

Less than a day after the official images surfaced online, the new Spectre x2 convertible is official. Just as rumored, it features a 12.3-inch display, two Kaby Lake processor options, and Intel Iris Plus graphics. It will hit the market next month starting at $999.99 USD.
HP Spectre X2 12 (2017) Windows convertible tablet with Kaby Lake processor and Intel Iris Plus 640 graphics

HP Spectre X2 12 (2017) images show up online

This updated convertible tablet promises to arrive soon with a 12.3-inch IPS display, as well as two processor options that belong to the Kaby Lake lineup, Intel Iris Plus 640 graphics, Bang & Olufsen audio, and more.
Unconfirmed Surface Pro 5 renders show a largely unchanged design

Unconfirmed Surface Pro 5 renders show a largely unchanged design

The leaked images show the exact same port selection as on the Surface Pro 4 with no Thunderbolt 3 or even USB Type-C options.
Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 rugged convertible tablet with Windows 10 and Kaby Lake processor coming to the US June 2017

Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 rugged convertible coming to the US later this month

Packing 7th generation Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors, this rugged convertible tablet with Windows 10 on board will hit the US market later this month, starting around $3,649 USD.
Teclast Tbook 16 Power 2-in-1 (x7-Z8750, 8 GB) Review

79% Teclast Tbook 16 Power 2-in-1 (x7-Z8750, 8 GB) Review

Magnesium. With its rare Atom x7-Z8750, 8 GB of RAM, and Android 6 / Windows 10 dual-boot capabilities, Teclast's Tbook 16 Power stands out against the crowd. By pushing it through our extensive test course we've found several problems along the way.
Intel Atom x7-Z8750 | Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell) | 11.6" | 897 g
Image: Lenovo

Lenovo updates Flex line of notebooks with a new design and improved internals

The new and improved Flex 5 14" and Flex 5 15" have slimmer bezels, Intel's 7th generation Kaby Lake processors, and NVIDIA's GeForce 940 MX GPU.
Huawei MateBook E Windows 10 convertible coming late May 2017

Huawei to launch three new MateBooks next week

The company's CEO has recently revealed that the three upcoming Windows 10 laptops by Huawei are scheduled to be unveiled at the end of next week as MateBook D, MateBook E, and MateBook X.
Samsung Chromebook Pro Chromebook with pen support

Samsung Chromebook Pro now available for pre-order on Amazon

This Intel Core m3-6Y30-powered Chromebook with pen support and a 360-degree rotating touchscreen can be finally pre-ordered for $549.99 USD, about $100 USD more than its ARM-driven sibling known as Samsung Chromebook Plus.
Lenovo Yoga 720-13IKB (7200U, FHD) Laptop Review

86% Lenovo Yoga 720-13IKB (7200U, FHD) Laptop Review

Classy and versatile! Lenovo crams energy-efficient components into their new 13-inch convertible while at the same time managing not to skimp on battery capacity. Find out what else the Yoga 720 has to offer in our extensive review.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
HP Elite x2 finally coming with Core ix CPUs starting at $1099 USD

HP Elite x2 1012 finally coming with Core ix CPUs starting at $1099 USD

One of the best alternatives to the Surface Pro 4 is getting faster and better with SIM, Thunderbolt 3, Skype for Business certification, and Windows Hello compatibility.
It looks like the Surface Pro 4 is here to stay, at least for a while longer. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft shoots down rumors of an upcoming Surface Pro 5

It seems like the rumors were wrong—there is no Surface Pro 5 coming soon. A Microsoft spokesperson has denied the reports while stating that the current Pro tablet should remain competitive for a few more years.
Acer's new TravelMate Spin B1 hopes to find its way into classrooms. (Image: Acer)

Acer launches TravelMate Spin B1 with Windows 10 S

The new convertible is aimed squarely at the education market and is one of the first devices to run Microsoft's new Windows 10 S. Coming in at about $300, the Spin B1 features a rugged build and entry-level specs.
Acer: Update for Switch 5 and 3 Convertibles (2-in-1)

Acer: Update for Switch 5 and 3 Convertibles (2-in-1)

Acer did not only show new products, but also updates its Windows based convertibles Switch 5 and Switch 3. The basic concept is identical: Tablet with attachable keyboard cover meets powerful Intel Core i processors.
Acer Aspire Switch 3 Pro convertible with Intel Pentium N4200 and Windows 10 Pro

Acer Aspire Switch 3 Pro coming soon

Acer's upcoming convertible slate has the same design as last year's Switch Alpha 12. It apparently uses a fanless cooling system as well but employs the Intel Pentium N4200 processor. Although this was not confirmed yet, we might see it unveiled tomorrow in New York City.
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

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