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Dell IFA 2012 Wrap-Up

Dell IFA 2012 Wrap-Up

Today's the second major day of news from IFA 2012, and while Samsung and Sony both got their time in the spotlight yesterday (Samsung in particular had a lot to talk about, but Sony had some big announcements as well), today it's Dell's turn. It seems that everyone is jumping on the Windows 8 and Windows RT train lately, and Dell is no exception. Today it revealed a handful of new devices that will be making friends with Windows 8 and Windows RT.

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Dell XPS Duo 12 eyes-on

Dell XPS Duo 12 eyes-on

Dell's XPS Duo 12 has some lineage, but it's not really the sort of ancestry you'd want to talk about too loudly. The original Inspiron Duo was a case of good in theory, poor in practice: a notebook with a rotating touchscreen that could turn it into a slate, let down by an underperforming CPU, clunky build and Windows 7's lack of finger-friendliness. Now, with the XPS Duo 12, Dell has brought some of its ultrabook knowledge to the concept, and from what we've seen today it's with good result.

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HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 brings Windows 8 on 14-inch touchscreen

HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 brings Windows 8 on 14-inch touchscreen

If you liked the look of the HP SpectreXP TouchSmart Ultrabook with Windows 8 but thought it might be a bit to gigantic for you, the 14-inch HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 will be right up your alley. Everything you got in the Intel technology department on the HP SpectreXP TouchSmart Ultrabook is here with a slightly different set of physical specifications up top. You've got a 14-inch multitouch HD display Ultrabook with Beats Audio and a lovely set of HP software as well.

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HP SpectreXT TouchSmart Ultrabook delivers Thunderbolt and Win8 touchscreen

HP SpectreXT TouchSmart Ultrabook delivers Thunderbolt and Win8 touchscreen

The folks at HP have jumped in on the Windows 8 universe with a brand hew Ultrabook by the name of HP SpectreXT TouchSmart - complete with a touchscreen display. This device has a 15.6-inch IPS LCD screen working with multitouch and Radiance Full HD so you're ready for awesome high definition media action. This device is also extremely portable at just 17.9mm thin and weighs in at just 4.77 pounds.

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Toshiba Satellite U925t Ultrabook goes slide-out Windows 8

Toshiba Satellite U925t Ultrabook goes slide-out Windows 8

The folks at Toshiba have revealed the U925t Ultrabook complete with a slide-out screen and Windows 8 ready for action at IFA 2012. This device works with Windows 8 complete with touchscreen excellence under a pant of Gorilla Glass. This device will be appearing for just a bit more than $1000 USD sometime near the end of October - more than likely the 26th of the month, for reasons you might already know.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook Review

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook Review

The Lenovo ThinkPad series is currently celebrating its 20th birthday, and today we have their new ThinkPad X1 Carbon on the chopping blocks. After all these years still producing some of the best business and casual laptops available the X1 Carbon looks to improve on its older sibling, while staying at the top of the Ultrabook lineup. Being touted as "the world's lightest 14" business-class ultra book" with a sleek body and powerful dual-core power all under 3 lbs lets take a peek.

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Lenovo hits Windows 8 with IdeaPad Yoga

Lenovo hits Windows 8 with IdeaPad Yoga

Lenovo has been showing a lot of support for Windows 8 lately, and today it showed even more. ABC News reports that the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga will be running the Windows RT version of Windows 8 when it arrives later this year, but that isn't all, as Lenovo is apparently preparing multiple versions of the Yoga for release. Even better is that the IdeaPad Yoga is expected to launch around the same time Windows 8 does, which is on October 26.

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