Core i5

Tranquil MMC-12 puts HTPC into 1.5-inch fan-free enclosure

Tranquil MMC-12 puts HTPC into 1.5-inch fan-free enclosure

PC manufacturer Tranquil has launched its latest HTPC, the super-skinny MMC-12, a mere 1.5-inches high so as to take up minimal space in your kit rack. Fashioned in satin finish aerospace-grade aluminum, the MMC-12 is fanless and packs an Intel Core i3-2100T processor, 4GB of RAM and an 80GB mSATA OS drive, as well as a spare bay for your primary data drive and a DVD burner.

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HP Folio 13 Ultrabook on sale now

HP Folio 13 Ultrabook on sale now

The new ENVY range isn't the only thing HP has new in notebook sales today; the HP Folio 13 ultrabook is also ready for primetime, offering 13.3-inches of Core i3 or i5 ultraportable. Announced last month, the Folio 13 has 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD, along with a 1366 x 768 display, in a 3.3-pound 0.7-inch tall chassis.

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HP ENVY 15, ENVY 17 and ENVY 17 3D go on sale

HP ENVY 15, ENVY 17 and ENVY 17 3D go on sale

HP's updated ENVY 15 and ENVY 17 notebooks have gone up for sale as promised, offering second-gen Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, slick metal chassis and Beats by Dr.Dre audio. The new laptops use 1GB AMD Radeon graphics, up to 6GB of DDR3 memory and a choice of HDD or SSD storage, while connectivity includes HDMI, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth and DisplayPort. Pricing and more after the cut.

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LG Xnote Z330 ultrabook revealed

LG Xnote Z330 ultrabook revealed

LG has revealed its own attempt at the ultrabook segment, the LG Xnote Z330, with Intel's Core i5 and i7 processors and more than a hint of Apple's MacBook Air to the styling. Built around a 13.3-inch 1366 x 768 display - that, thanks to LG's 8mm-thin bezel Shuriken tech, fits into  the space a 12-inch panel would usually demand - the Z330 is 14.7mm thick and 1.21kg, and can run for over 6hrs on a single charge.

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Gigabyte Booktop T1132N revealed: twisty-screen returns with Core i5

Gigabyte Booktop T1132N revealed: twisty-screen returns with Core i5

When its time to get weird, Gigabyte has you covered with a laptop that flips up, around, and sideways, providing what was back before the tablet era the original slate PC - and now it's time for the newest model, complete with a 1.6 GHz Intel Core i5 processor, the Booktop T1132N. This device has a touchscreen display, a display that can be pulled up to a laptop, twisted around backwards and over the keyboard to be used as a tablet, and pulled back in so the whole mess can be docked in an upright position to be used as a tower desktop PC.

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Dell XPS 14z official

Dell XPS 14z official

Dell has outed its latest notebook, the Dell XPS 14z, a 14-inch notebook that manages to squeeze its 1366 x 768 display into space that would normally only accommodate a 13-inch panel. Set to go on sale in North America on November, and follow on in the UK come November 15, the XPS 14z has a choice of Sandy Bridge Core i5 and i7 processors, NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M 1GB graphics (with Optimus switching), up to 8GB of DDR3 memory (4GB standard) and a slot-loading DVD burner.

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Apple MacBook Pro refreshed

Apple MacBook Pro refreshed

Apple has quietly upgraded its MacBook Pro range, with a speed, storage and graphics boost that sees the entry-level $1,199 13-inch MBP running at 2.4GHz and packing a 500GB hard-drive as standard. The refresh - which had been initially tipped for early November - sees new Intel Sandy Bridge chips added to the MacBook Pro line-up, though memory and many other specs stay the same.

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MacBook Pro refresh tips Bluetooth 4.0 and faster CPUs incoming

MacBook Pro refresh tips Bluetooth 4.0 and faster CPUs incoming

Apple is readying a refreshed range of MacBook Pro notebooks, it's rumored, with Bluetooth 4.0 and faster processors each tipped to be included in the new line-up. Supplies of the existing versions are currently constrained, 9 to 5 Mac's source tells them, but the updated versions have already shown up in Apple's inventory systems ready for imminent release. It's possible that Apple's changes could pave the way for broader Siri voice control support across the desktop.

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ASUS Zenbook UX21 hands-on [Update: UX31 too]

ASUS Zenbook UX21 hands-on [Update: UX31 too]

ASUS has boarded the ultrabook bandwagon, and it's picked an impressive machine to show its hand. The ASUS Zenbook UX21 may not be branded an ultrabook, but it's just as much one of the new Intel breed of ultrabooks - and a MacBook Air rival - as Acer's, Toshiba's, Lenovo's and the rest. We've grabbed some hands-on time at ASUS' London launch event; check out our first-impressions after the cut.

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Windows 8 Tablet Hands-on

Windows 8 Tablet Hands-on

Microsoft BUILD kicks off this week, but we've already been playing with the star of the show: Windows 8 in its tablet form. SlashGear has been testing out a new Windows 8 slate, complete with sub-10s startup, Internet Explorer 10 for touch-centric browsing, and a new UI - previewed earlier in the year - that's strongly reminiscent of Windows Phone. Check out our hands-on preview after the cut.

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Toshiba Portege Z830 hands-on [Video]

Toshiba Portege Z830 hands-on [Video]

Toshiba's first ultrabook, the Portege Z830, was something of a surprise reveal at the company's IFA 2011 press conference. Based on Intel's Core processor range, the company has managed to fit up to a Core i7 CPU inside the 0.63-inch thick chassis, but still keep weight down to a mere 2.5 pounds.

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Dell Vostro V131: Squared-off style on a budget

Dell Vostro V131: Squared-off style on a budget

Dell has outed a new Vostro, the latest notebook in the company's budget line. The Dell Vostro V131 kicks off at $499 for a Celeron dual-core processor - though Core i3 and i5 processors are available - up to 6GB of DDR3 RAM and a 13.3-inch 1366 x 768 anti-glare display, with WiFi b/g/n and up to 9.5hrs of battery life.

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