Computex 2011

Asus UX series notebooks shown off at Computex

Asus UX series notebooks shown off at Computex

Asus always has a big presence at Computex and this year is no exception. One of the new items that Asus is showing off at Computex this year is the new UX series ultraportable notebook. The line was developed in close cooperation with Intel and the big feature of the line is the thin profile. Asus says that the cool design of the machines draws inspiration from luxury timepieces. The UX series uses an aluminum alloy shell with a unique spun finish on the polished surfaces.

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MSI announces new full HD LED Super Color screens and more for AIOs at Computex

MSI announces new full HD LED Super Color screens and more for AIOs at Computex

MSI has been offering AIO computers for a long time now and the company has announced at Computex that it is giving some of its popular models new screens that users will enjoy. The three machines getting the new screens include the AE2211G, the AE2211, and the AP2011. The machines are also all getting MSI's new cloud applications Smart Media Link and Smart Sync. MSI is also showing off a new Wind Touch 4 UI that will be used on the AE2410, AS2070, and AE2230 AIO computers.

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Gigabyte unveils new Booktop M2432 notebook at Computex

Gigabyte unveils new Booktop M2432 notebook at Computex

Computex 2011 is here and that means hoards of new tech gear will be debuting today and over the week. Gigabyte has a new notebook right out of the gate called the Booktop M2432 that it is debuting. The machine has a nicely sized 14-inch screen and it is the follow-up to the Booktop M1405. Gigabyte claims that the machine has a desktop grade graphics card built into the included docking station and the machine uses an Intel Core i5 processor.

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ASUS Eee Pad MeMO 3D official: 7-inches of glasses-free 3D

ASUS Eee Pad MeMO 3D official: 7-inches of glasses-free 3D

The ASUS Eee Pad MeMO made its first debut back in January at CES 2011, but now the company has given it a 3D makeover. The new ASUS Eee Pad MeMO 3D has a glasses-free 3D IPS display, meaning the third-dimension without the silly specs, along with the MeMIC companion headset for music and voice calls, and a capacitive touchscreen that, like the HTC Flyer, can be used either with the finger or a special capacitive stylus.

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MSI WindPad 110W and 100A offer 10.1-inch Win 7 or Android

MSI WindPad 110W and 100A offer 10.1-inch Win 7 or Android

It's not just ASUS, Gigabyte and ViewSonic talking tablets at Computex 2011; MSI has also brought along some slates from its updated WindPad range. The MSI WindPad 110W and WindPad 100A run Windows 7 and Android respectively, both having 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 IPS displays. The WindPad 110W gets an AMD Brazos CPU with Radeon HD 6250 graphics to call its own, while the WindPad 100A uses an ARM Cortex A9 dual-core, which we're guessing is the Tegra 2.

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ViewSonic ViewPad 7x and ViewPad 10Pro official

ViewSonic ViewPad 7x and ViewPad 10Pro official

ViewSonic has officially launched the ViewPad 7x, the company's 7-inch Android Honeycomb tablet leaked earlier this month, along with bringing its new dual-booting 10-inch slate, the ViewPad 10Pro. The ViewPad 7x packs NVIDIA's Tegra 2 processor along with HSPA+, HDMI and a 1024 x 600 display, while the ViewPad 10Pro gets a 1.5GHz Intel Oak Trail Z670 processor running either Windows 7 Pro or Android 2.2.

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CUPP PunkThis packs full ARM PC into your notebook’s HDD bay

CUPP PunkThis packs full ARM PC into your notebook’s HDD bay

CUPP Computing had high ambitions for its hybrid PC technology, fitting a complete ARM-based mini-PC into the chassis of a regular computer, and giving users the choice between normal power and the long runtimes of the frugal chipset; now the production version, "PunkThis", is ready for showtime. A 2.5-inch SATA form-factor board, the CUPP PunkThis module is intended to replace the HDD in a typical notebook: in its place, you get a 1GHz TI OMAP DM3730 paired with 512MB of RAM, a Mini PCIe SSD to replace the host storage, and shared flash memory for both systems.

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NVIDIA Kal-El gaming demo shows real-time dynamic lighting [Video]

NVIDIA Kal-El gaming demo shows real-time dynamic lighting [Video]

NVIDIA promised big things for their quad-core Kal-El chip, the next-gen Tegra processor that pairs a quartet of CPU cores with twelve GPU cores, and the company is demonstrating some of that goodness at Computex 2011 this week. First up is a gaming demo of a new, homegrown game, Glowball, running on a prototype Kal-El powered Android Honeycomb tablet. As you can see in the video after the cut, the quad-core chip allows for high-quality dynamic lighting effects with responsiveness you simply couldn't get from a dual-core like the Tegra 2.

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