The company shows off its new desktop/tablet hybrid that eschews Intel and Windows at an event in Beijing. It arrives in the U.S. in September starting at $399.
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 new Windows 8 desktop takes its design cues from the white Galaxy S4 smartphone.
The Plus features Intel's new Haswell chips and a 13.3-inch screen with 3,200x1,800 resolution, while the cheaper Lite relies on AMD processors instead.
While Toshiba unveils a 7mm hybrid hard drive/solid-state drive, Samsung launches the first PCI Express-based SSDs for ultra-thin PC notebooks, the same one found in new versions of Apple's MacBook Air.
The notebook swaps its 320GB hard drive for 16GB of solid-state storage, but otherwise keeps the same specs as a C7 Chromebook released late last year.
An online retailer priced the forthcoming chips between $500 and $1,000 before removing them from its site. Would AMD really charge that much for its top-performing CPUs?
The new Alienware 14, 17, 18 models are built from anodized aluminum and magnesium alloy and feature Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 700 series notebook graphics.
The new MacBook Air may look a lot like the old MacBook Air, but the battery life improvement delivered by Intel’s fourth-generation Core processor looks significant.
With the launch of Intel's new Haswell processors, manufacturers rolled out a bevy of new notebooks that made use of the new chips at the annual trade show.
The company claims it's the most secure business notebook on the market.