The new business notebooks will come in 12.5-inch and 14-inch sizes, starting at $1,049.
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The PC industry is obsessed with tablets and convertibles, but it is all-in-ones like the Dell XPS 27 that show what Windows 8 can be.
The latest hybrid device from the company runs on an Intel Atom processor and includes 64GB of storage capacity.
The new devices run on Atom chips, include customized educational software, and offer a number of learning accessories.
The temporary reduction follows the company's recent $150 price cut for the Surface RT. Could it be a sign of new Surface tablets coming soon?
Windows 8 landed in the rough, but Microsoft gets a second shot with the release later this month of Windows 8.1. For the past few weeks, I've been testing out the consumer preview on both a premium touchscreen laptop and a smaller, cheaper tablet. Is it enough to get Windows back in the game?
Based on the same design as the company's luxury Kirabook, some of the new notebooks come with Intel Haswell processors and Dragon Assistant voice-recognition software.
Has the race for the lowest-priced tablet eroded quality?
The new notebook, revealed at Siggraph 2013, will ship with Intel Haswell processor and Nvidia Quadro graphics options in a 4.5-pound, 0.7-inch body.
The updated systems use a mix of Intel and AMD processors, with new notebooks starting as low as $379.99 and desktops as low as $298.