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  • Hands on with the first Windows 8.1, 7-inch tablet from Inventec
    Tablets

    Hands on with the first Windows 8.1, 7-inch tablet from Inventec

    By 5 June 2013

    At the close of Microsoft’s presentation on the eagerly awaited Windows 8.1 at Computex the company quickly flashed a very interesting looking device. The world’s first 7-inch Bay Trail-powered tablet designed to run on Windows 8.1 (and indeed Windows...

  • Windows 8.1 previewed
    Laptops

    Windows 8.1 previewed

    By 5 June 2013

    Ahead of the official launch later this year, probably in the autumn, and beta version due at Build this month, Microsoft has given a half-hour live demonstration of Windows 8.1 at its Computex summit. Right from the kick-off it's clear that Microsoft...

  • Acer Aspire S3 and Aspire S7 pictures and hands-on
    Laptops

    Acer Aspire S3 and Aspire S7 pictures and hands-on

    By 4 June 2013

    Acer has updated its popular S3 and S7 Aspire Ultrabooks to take advantage of the new Intel fourth-generation processors (Haswell) and the accompanying benefits, such as improved power efficiency and a thinner form factor, and Pocket-lint was on hand...

  • Acer Liquid S1 pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    Acer Liquid S1 pictures and hands-on

    By 4 June 2013

    Acer has thrown its hat into the phablet ring with the launch of the Liquid S1 at Computex on Monday. With a 5.7-inch 1280x 720 screen it joins the ranks of similar devices with a couple of extra touches and we caught up with the device to see whether...

  • Hands-on: Acer Iconia W3 review
    Tablets

    Hands-on: Acer Iconia W3 review

    By 4 June 2013

    With the Iconia W3, its new 8.1-inch Windows 8 tablet, Acer is hoping to put a fully-functioning desktop in the palm of your hand and wipe out the need for the iPad mini or Nexus 7 at the same time. It seems it might well have achieved exactly that. The...

  • Asus Fonepad Note FHD 6 pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    Asus Fonepad Note FHD 6 pictures and hands-on

    By 3 June 2013

    Asus upped the ante in its quest to seize a larger slice of the Smartphone/phablet pie with the announcement of its 6-inch Fonepad Note FHD 6 at Computex on Monday. Up against the Samsung Galaxy Note II and the Huawei Ascend Mate, the FonePad Note slots...

  • Hands-on: Asus Transformer Book Trio review
    Laptops

    Hands-on: Asus Transformer Book Trio review

    By 3 June 2013

    After last year’s launch of the dual-screened Taichi at Computex, Asus has a bit of a reputation to maintain and it didn’t disappoint this year with the announcement of the Asus Transformer Book Trio – a three-in-one mobile device which switches...

  • Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 and MeMo Pad FHD 10 pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 and MeMo Pad FHD 10 pictures and hands-on

    By 3 June 2013

    Among a veritable sandstorm of new product launches at Computex, Asus announced the very affordable MeMo Pad HD 7 and the 10-inch MeMo 10 FHD. Both run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, feature the Asus trademark rounded contours, feel comfortable to hold and...