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Sony VAIO T15 Touch and T14 Touch hands-on

Sony VAIO T15 Touch and T14 Touch hands-on

It's all-fingers-on-screen for Sony's latest VAIO ultrabooks, the T15 Touch and T14 Touch, which each slap a 10-digit multitouch layer on top of the regular display for some swiping Windows 8 action. Fresh at CES this week, the new Intel-powered duo is more of the same from Sony's ultrabook line-up, with brushed aluminum chassis and backlit keyboards.

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Samsung Series 7 Chronos and Series 7 Ultra hands-on

Samsung Series 7 Chronos and Series 7 Ultra hands-on

Samsung may have focused on Smart TV in its CES 2013 press conference, but the company also had a pair of new lightweight notebooks - the Series 7 Chronos and Series 7 Ultra - to announce. Packing a 15.6-inch and 13.3-inch display respectively, the two new laptops offer up to 11hrs runtime and Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution displays, while throwing in a touch layer for 10-finger action, too.

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HP unveils new Pavilion TouchSmart Sleekbook for Windows 8

HP unveils new Pavilion TouchSmart Sleekbook for Windows 8

HP isn't wasting any time here at CES and have already announced a slew of new monitors, desktop PCs, as well as a few notebooks. Today they've also added two awesome new Sleekbooks to their growing lineup. HP has just announced the all new HP Pavilion TouchSmart Sleekbook geared for Windows 8, as well as a non-touch Sleekbook to round out their offering. More details below.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Helix hands-on: Rip and Flip

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix hands-on: Rip and Flip

This week we've gotten both our first introduction to the newest in Lenovo's Windows 8 wares and a first hands-on experience with gems such as the ThinkPad Helix. This machine is one of the new breed of transformable tablet PCs running full Windows 8 with a touchscreen monitor and full keyboard, but it's got a bonus: you can flip it around backward and plug it back in the other way around.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Helix and IdeaPad Yoga 11S revealed to flip for Windows 8

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix and IdeaPad Yoga 11S revealed to flip for Windows 8

The Lenovo notebook lineup is vast here at the start of 2013 at the Consumer Electronics Show, and what with the ThinkPad Helix offering a whole new way to work with a convertible PC, the Windows 8 era appears to be in full swing. With the ThinkPad Helix you've got not just a new tablet, not just a new Ultrabook, but a machine that acts as both with a third way to utilize the Windows 8 touch universe in a whole new way. Then there's the IdeaPad Yoga 11S, an upgrade of the Yoga lineup from 2012, here bringing tiny lightning claps in a whole new set of colors, too, including Cotton Candy Pink.

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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m Ultrabook Review

HP EliteBook Folio 9470m Ultrabook Review

What we've got here is the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m Ultrabook, a business-oriented notebook made to work in the Windows 8 environment with an amalgamation of hardware that's precision-tuned to suit your in- and out-of-office needs. At first glance, this machine doesn't strike one as the most unique piece of machinery on the planet - it's a silver laptop, after all. But what it lacks in unique aesthetics, it more than makes up for in details that we'd consider suggesting this device to friends for on their own.

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SlashGear’s Product Review Rundown 2012

SlashGear’s Product Review Rundown 2012

This year SlashGear had 292 product reviews over the 12 months that began with January 2012 with subject matter ranging from smartphones to automobiles, with accessories, computers, and some lovely stand-out apps sprinkled in-between. We'd like to express our extreme gratitude to the PR groups, manufacturers, developers, and every other individual responsible for helping us work with the products and services we need to show you, the readers. Have a peek at what we've explored in detail this year!

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Velocity Micro reveals NoteMagix Ultrabook lineup

Velocity Micro reveals NoteMagix Ultrabook lineup

There's a brand new Ultrabook in town sporting Intel inside from Velocity Micro, with three new models pumped up for the new year. This lineup comes in with three notebooks by the names of NoteMagix U430, NoteMagix U450, and NoteMagix U470, each of them coming in with a unique chassis and no Bloatware at all, whatsoever. These units are pumped up and ready for the big time, too with solid aluminum bodies and less than 4 pounds to any one unit.

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