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AT&T snags Samsung ATIV Smart PC with Windows 8

AT&T snags Samsung ATIV Smart PC with Windows 8

The folks at AT&T are hitting it off big this week with device after device popping up on their network - the newest of these appearing today is the Samsung ATIV Smart PC, a device that can act as a tablet or a clamshell notebook with Windows 8 onboard. This device will be appearing with AT&T here in the United States sometime between when Windows 8 is unleashed on the 26th of this month and the end of the year - sometime in 2012!

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Jorno foldable Bluetooth keyboard turns up on Kickstarter

Jorno foldable Bluetooth keyboard turns up on Kickstarter

Almost exactly two years ago, we first talked about the Jorno foldable mobile Bluetooth keyboard. At the time, the keyboard was expected to hit the market in 2011. The little keyboard was even supposed to be up for pre-order, but for whatever reason it never shipped. The guys behind the folding Bluetooth keyboard have taken to Kickstarter to raise the money needed to bring the product to market after all this time.

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Touchfire makes on-screen keyboards feel less virtual

Touchfire makes on-screen keyboards feel less virtual

One of the biggest complaints that users have about on-screen keyboards is that the virtual keyboards lack tactile feel. That means you pretty much have to look at the keyboard to be able to tell where your fingers are since you can't feel the keys like you can on a real keyboard. This may not be such a big deal on a smaller screen like the iPhone where you're likely to be looking at the screen as you type.

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Lenovo Ideatab S2110, A2109, and A2107 get IFA unveiling with Android ICS

Lenovo Ideatab S2110, A2109, and A2107 get IFA unveiling with Android ICS

The folks at Lenovo have re-revealed the Ideatab S2110 at IFA 2012 this week, making another tablet hook up with the keyboard crew to make a convertible tablet/notebook for the Android universe along with a couple of lovely smaller tablets by the name of A2109 and A2107. The S2110 tablet has a 10.1-inch IPS LCD display with 1280 x 800 pixel resolution and 420nit brightness attached to a keyboard dock that'll have to flipping back and forth between tablet and notebook at will. You'll have 10-finger touchscreen abilities here as well as a powerful Qualcomm 8060A/8260A 1.5GHz dual-core processor (aka a dual-core Snapdragon S4) under the hood.

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HP ENVY x2 brings Windows 8 hybrid PC power

HP ENVY x2 brings Windows 8 hybrid PC power

With one of its very first devices to work with Windows 8 right out of the box, HP brings the ENVY x2 - a "hybrid PC" otherwise known as a tablet with a keyboard dock. This device works as its own 11.6-inch touchscreen tablet and is able to dock magnetically with a keyboard that then turns it into a notebook computer. HP is making sure consumers do not lump it in with the mobile transforming tablet universe by calling the HP ENVY x2 a hybrid PC first and foremost.

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Logitech Washable Keyboard K310 hits the sink

Logitech Washable Keyboard K310 hits the sink

It's not often that technology and water make a splash together, but Logitech is certainly the one who can make it happen here and now with the Washable Keyboard K310. This keyboard is a USB-connected accessory and can be washed in up to 11-inches of water without being damaged. You've got draining holes and a rather nicely laser printed and UV-coated surface all around to keep the dust bunnies away.

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Archos 101 XS Review

Archos 101 XS Review

This week we've got our hands on the Archos 101 XS tablet (part of the G10 series) with included keyboard dock, featuring a dual-core OMAP 4470 processor and a 10.1-inch display as well as Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This tablet brings on a nearly completely vanilla version of Android, here bringing on an un-skinned version of the software essentially the same as the Google Nexus lineup of tablets and smartphones. The unique build here is the star though, this tablet being rather unique with its keyboard dock that connects magnetically and protects the display when you're not using the device.

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Synaptics ForcePad aims to improve laptop trackpads

Synaptics ForcePad aims to improve laptop trackpads

Multitouch gestures on trackpads have become common place on laptops over the past few years, but they’re going to get a serious boost with the release of Windows 8. Synaptics is trying to make sure that the user experience will be up to snuff, today demoing its new ForcePad technology. The tech will not only bring improved sensitivity and multitouch gestures to touchpads, but also add support for force detection.

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