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  • Toshiba Kira L93 pictures and hands-on

    Toshiba Kira L93 pictures and hands-on

    By 4 June 2014

    Toshiba recently announced the Kira L93 which goes on sale in Japan this month. Pocket-lint was able to get a hands-on with this "7-in-1" device at Computex as it's interesting enough to warrant further investigation. The Kira L93 gets the 7-in-1 moniker...

  • Hands-on: Intel Core M Llama Mountain shows the future of skinny tablets

    Hands-on: Intel Core M Llama Mountain shows the future of skinny tablets

    By 4 June 2014

    Much of the buzz around Computex 2014 has been based on the advent of Intel's Core M architecture which heralds the arrival of wafer-thin fanless devices as early as late 2014. Pocket-lint was lucky enough to get a quick hands-on with on Intel's reference...

  • Gigabyte Padbook S11M pictures and hands-on

    Gigabyte Padbook S11M pictures and hands-on

    By 3 June 2014

    The Gigabyte Padbook S11M is an odd mix of the predictable and the unusual: we like it and for some it is going to be exactly what they want. Pocket-lint got to play with tablet on the show floor at Computex 2014. What we like about the S11M are the nifty...

  • Dell Inspiron 11 3000 pictures and hands-on

    Dell Inspiron 11 3000 pictures and hands-on

    By 3 June 2014

    Dell announced a couple of new laptops at Computex 2014  and Pocket-lint managed to track down the Inspiron 11-inch and get a play with it.  The Inspiron 11 3000 is a 2-in-1 hinged device - much like the Lenovo Yoga. The device can operate as a laptop,...

  • Asus Transformer Book V pictures and hands-on

    Asus Transformer Book V pictures and hands-on

    By 3 June 2014

    Asus are fond of combining devices to give all-in-one solutions, but they appear to have excelled themselves with the newly-announced Transformer Book V5. Pocket-lint was on hand at Computex 2014 to check out this mysteriously epic sounding device. The...

  • Asus Zenbook NX500 pictures and hands-on

    Asus Zenbook NX500 pictures and hands-on

    By 2 June 2014

    Pocket-lint got to have a brief play-around with Asus' new Zenbook, the NX500, today at Computex and it left a very pleasing impression on most of our senses. Asus seemed pretty proud of the new Zenbook NX500's display, and rightly so. At 100 per cent...

  • Asus shows off wafer thin Transformer T300 Chi

    Asus shows off wafer thin Transformer T300 Chi

    By 2 June 2014

    Asus tantalised attendees at this year's Computex with a look at its latest Transformer Book the T300 Chi. The super thin detachable is still "in the works" but we can tell you that the 12.5-inch tablet is set to be the world's thinnest at a mere 7.3mm....

  • Acer Liquid E700, E600, Jade, and Z200 turn up at Computex for a hands-on

    Acer Liquid E700, E600, Jade, and Z200 turn up at Computex for a hands-on

    By 31 May 2014

    Acer’s new mobile phone range effortlessly spans a range of different customers with some neat new features and improvements that apply across the spectrum. From the highly anticipated Liquid Jade and the heavy-user friendly E700 to the kid and senior...

  • Hands-on: Acer Liquid Leap review

    Hands-on: Acer Liquid Leap review

    By 31 May 2014

    Acer has unveiled its first smartband; The Liquid Leap at Computex in Taipei and Pocket- was at a preview event to get a hands-on experience with the new wrist band, but does it have what it takes to appeal, and more importantly stand out form the gluttony...

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...


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