The touch interface is only just beginning to make the leap to PCs. But the industry is already working on other, more novel, ways to interact with computers and mobile devices.
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.
None of Intel's announcements this week at Mobile World Congress will significantly tilt the playing field, but they do show Intel has some momentum.
The Pro version of the gaming tablet starts at $1,299.99, while gamepad controllers will set you back another $249.99.
The new version adds an integrated smart card and fingerprint reader, as Dell makes a major push to get its tablet deployed in the enterprise space.
The budget A1000 and quad-core A3000 are 7-inch models, while the S6000 is a 10-inch competitor to the Google Nexus 10.
The computer giant leaps back into the tablet game with a budget-priced 7-inch model, the first of many to come this year, according to an HP exec.
The feature promises faster processor speeds when a hybrid device is used with its keyboard, while improving battery life for tablet use.
The 13.3-inch convertible boasts some impressive specs, along with an impressive price tag.
While based on the existing GK110 Kepler GPU, the new board is heavily tweaked to maximize performance while staying (relatively) cool and quiet.
The corporate giant continues to expand the number of retail partners for its iPhone, iPad tablets, and Macs, according to tweets from the office superstore's execs.