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All of these supersized tablets can render web sites, maps and business dashboards gorgeously, without taxing the arm strength of the user (well, in most cases). Not only are tablet makers going big, but they are also bringing back the convertible tablet-laptop, but under a new name, 'laptablet'. Here's a good example: the 11.6-inch, Windows 8-based HP Envy x2. The aluminum-encased keyboard doubles the Envy's "all day" battery life and is removable - hence, convertible - and gives it a near MacBook Pro-like appearance (hence, the envy). The Intel Atom Clover Trail processor (dual-core 1.8 GHz), 2 GB RAM, 8 megapixel rear camera, 64 GB SSD are firmly middle of the range, as is the 1366x768 multi-touch capacitive display. No price yet.