For the price, you get a massive 1080p HD screen, Intel Haswell processor, and choice of Windows 7 Pro or Windows 8.1 Pro.
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.
To kick off its annual GPU Technology Conference this week, Nvidia announced new products for the PC, mobile and cloud, and updated its technology roadmaps for GeForce GPUs and Tegra mobile chips.
The new super-board combines a pair of Kepler GPUs, 12GB of graphic memory, and a sky-high price tag.
The latest PCs designed for cryptocurrency mining feature AMD Radeon R9 graphics cards and start at $989.
The notebook's 15.6-inch screen can offer 282 pixels per inch, but the company hasn't revealed a price for the privilege.
It looks like Huawei's dual-OS smartphone is going the way of the Asus Transformer Book Duet. The concept of a device that can run both Android and Windows holds a lot of appeal. But as long as Google, Microsoft and Apple have competing ecosystems, it is unlikely to see the light of day.
Min-Liang Tan wants to reinvent the desktop with the company's Project Christine concept, but says he faces resistance from manufacturers.
Both new 13-inch notebooks use Intel Haswell processors, but the pricier UX32LN adds a full HD display and an option for Nvidia's new Maxwell mobile graphics.
The Razer Blade Pro gets Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 860M "Maxwell" graphics, while the Blade now offers a 3,200x1,800 touchscreen display.
Chromebooks are catching on and it’s easy to see why. They are cheap, easy to set up and maintain, and have enough features to satisfy many users. But what can you get done without an Internet connection? More than you might expect.