A company exec says it isn't interested in subsidizing cheap tablets like its chip rival does.
Laptops & Desktops
John Morris and Sean Portnoy deliver straight talk about notebook and desktop computers.
John Morris is a former executive editor at CNET Networks and senior editor at PC Magazine.
Sean Portnoy is a former executive editor at Computer Shopper magazine and editor at CNET Networks.
The computer giant has also announced the B50, G50, Z40, and Z50 notebooks, all starting under $600.
A 17.3-inch desktop replacement is among the other notebooks announced. Prices start at $649.99 for the Best Buy exclusive 14-inch Satellite E45.
The chip giant's latest device for schoolchildren features a detachable 10-inch tablet, magnifying lens and temperature sensor probe, and Windows 8.1.
Packing a pair of R9 290X GPUs, the new board also features closed-loop liquid cooling and a not-so-cool $1,499 price tag.
The new models include 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10-inch slates with 1,280x800 screens, starting at just $129.
The promotion is part of the push to retire the aging OS and will run through April 19.
Like the consumer-based Slate 8 Pro, this 8-inch device packs an Nvidia Tegra 4 processor, but it runs Android 4.4 KitKat.
The company claims its new notebooks, due in May, offer features their ruggedized competition currently lack.
Unlike the 22nm Bay Trail processors, Braswell will use a 14nm manufacturing process, though no launch date has been announced.