The 10-inch slate is built with components the user can swap out and can run Android or other Linux-based operating systems.
Laptops & Desktops
John Morris and Sean Portnoy deliver straight talk about notebook and desktop computers.
Sean Portnoy started his tech writing career at ZDNet nearly a decade ago. He then spent several years as an editor at Computer Shopper magazine, most recently serving as online executive editor. He received a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. from the University of Southern California.
<p>John Morris is a former executive editor at CNET Networks and senior editor at PC Magazine. He now works for a private investment firm, which may at any time invest in companies whose products are discussed in this blog, and no disclosure of securities transactions will be made. No investment advice is offered in this blog. All duties are disclaimed.</p>
The new processor will also be unlocked, making it easier to overclock small-form-factor desktops and all-in-one PCs.
Both models include a fourth-generation Intel Core processor, with prices of $349.99 and $399.99, respectively.
The long-delayed gaming PCs will finally battle consoles for living room supremacy, with a $50 Steam Controller also available.
After announcing new brand levels, the company provides more details about the first chips that will fall under each category.
The x3, x5, and x7 labels will mirror the i3, i5, and i7 designations for the company's Core CPUs, which it says will help consumers differentiate between chip capabilities more easily.
At ISSCC this week, Intel says it is business as usual, but rising costs have left the rest of the chip industry looking for something more than Moore.
Discounts on the tablet have been extended through the end of February, while trading in an old Surface can get you as much as $650 toward a new Surface Pro 3.
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The company claims the notebook is the thinnest and lightest in its semi-rugged class, complete with magnesium alloy case with built-in handle.
Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang admits that PCs with integrated graphics have "largely become good enough." So why is the company doing so well?
Two new Venue tablets, one running Android 5.0 and the other Windows 8.1, and a Latitude 11 laptop look to join the updated Chromebook in the classroom.
The price cut is good through February 7, though the base configuration is the only version that retains its original price during the sale.
The notebook also gets a Thunderbolt 2 port, boosts maximum storage to 2TB, and offers an Ubuntu option.
The rugged notebook now claims battery life of up to 18 hours while retaining its durability features, including protection from drops of six feet.