Coffee shops -- cafes, if you prefer -- are a staple for many, serving as the perfect destination to stop for a mid-day meal or that necessary cup of coffee. As the proliferation of mobile technology increased over the years, these shops came up with a simple idea to draw in more customers: free Wi-Fi. There was a time when such an offering was a novelty, but over the years it has become so expected that cafes without it are seen as odd relics.
The debate about whether a laptop can be adequately replaced with a tablet is a hot one, usually drawing passionate arguments from both sides of the fence. For some it isn't a viable option, but others who use their laptops for casual browsing, watching videos, and playing simple games increasingly wonder the point of keeping around a laptop when a tablet best suits their needs. For those people, a handful of accessories will take you full circle, enabling your tablet to double as a laptop when necessary.
In addition to the new Pro x2 612 for business users, HP has introduced an expansion to its Elite product lineup, the Elite 700 series. This particular device series is targeted at small and medium businesses, and includes both laptops and desktops that promise a mixture of affordability and performance.
HP has introduced a bunch of new PCs, among them being the Pro x2 612 hybrid notebook. The Pro x2 is targeted at business users, and features a detachable tablet portion that allows users to utilize it as a slate when needed, and as a laptop other times. The notebook is set to launch in September, price still unknown.
Trying to change how gaming laptops are perceived, Gigabyte subsidiary AORUS unveiled its latest deivce, the AORUS X3. Sporting a 13.3-inch QHD display and a high-end NVIDIA mobile GPU, this laptop promises to let you play games the way they're meant to be, without impeding your mobility. At least not too much.