Sony's newest hybrid is a tablet when flat and a laptop when propped up on a crutch. ZDNet went hands-on to get a quick look at the chameleonic Windows 8-based device.
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The Vaio T series devices are the first ultrabook laptops from Sony, which has pushed out 11-inch and 13-inch versions
With flashy looks and great specs like the Intel i7 processor, solid state harddrive, dedicated AMD Radeon graphics card and memory and a Blu-ray drive, the Sony Vaio S Series is a standout.
Sony Vaio Hybrid PC in the works: Features Intel Thunderbolt tech, second unit with external graphics, Blu-ray drive
And now for something completely different, from Sony of all people. While the trend in laptops has been to lose once-essential components like an optical drive and even discrete graphics in the desire to stay thin and light, Sony Insider says the electronics giant is thinking of a new way to keep those parts around -- just in a different way.
The new S, C, F and L Series machines bring the Vaios up to date with Intel i5 and i7 processors, more RAM and larger hard drives, with a battery-life boost in the S models for business users
Intel's CPU technology, which has better power efficiency and graphics capabilities than the last generation, is featured in a number of new or refreshed notebooks unveiled at CES
Sony has finally taken the plunge into the world of 3D laptops, introducing the new Vaio F Series 3D notebook at its CES press event last night.The new addition to the Vaio F series features a new Intel Core i7 quad-core Sandy Bridge, along with the brand-new Nvidia GeForce GT 540M graphics card with 1GB of dedicated RAM.
Sony's colorful new Vaio E offers Intel Core i3 or i5 processors in a 15-inch body starting at $800.
Sony revealed the Windows 7-powered Vaio CW laptop, a 14-inch middle-of-the-market model that offers up to a 2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Nvidia graphics and optional Blu-ray, starting at $799.
Sony just announced the VAIO X at IFA 2009 in Berlin, Germany, a half-inch thin, 11.1-inch ultraportable notebook with an all-day battery that "will set the new standard for stamina," reports Engadget.
The underpowered but oversexy (I know, I know) Sony Vaio P-series "Lifestyle PC," which translates in the real world to a ladies' wallet-shaped netbook, is getting a slight kick in the proverbial pants thanks to a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom CPU and a 128GB solid state drive.
Microsoft has denied Sony's claim that the current release of Vista supports neither Intel's Turbo Memory technology nor hybrid hard drives.The spat between the companies arose after Sony revealed to our sister site ZDNet.
Software giant insists that the current release of Windows Vista does support hybrid drives and Intel's Turbo Memory, but Sony stands firm as it elaborates on its claims
Sony's Vaio AR190G notebook packs in a Blu-ray disc drive and a TV tuner alongside a 17-inch wide-screen display, a 2GHz Intel Core Duo chip, a 200GB hard drive and Nvidia GeForce Go graphics.
Transmeta gets the vote of confidence from Sony, yet again
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