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Samsung Series 5 Ultra Convertible pictures and hands-on

Samsung Series 5 Ultra Convertible pictures and hands-on

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Samsung has revealed a touchscreen-touting Series 5 Ultrabook at Computex in Taipei, looking to appease those wanting a Windows 8 touch experience as well as a keyboard, and Pocket-lint has already gone fingers on.The Samsung Series 5 Ultra Convertible... >>

Intel Wireless Charging: Wireless Phone to Ultrabook charging

Intel Wireless Charging: Wireless Phone to Ultrabook charging

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Intel has demoed a new feature of the company’s Ultrabooks at Computex in Taipei that will let users wirelessly charge their phone from their laptop.Intel claims to be able to deliver up to 3 Watts of power via the system, which is more than enough... >>

The wonderful, wacky, and touch enabled Ultrabooks of tomorrow

The wonderful, wacky, and touch enabled Ultrabooks of tomorrow

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Intel is making big plans for its Ultrabooks, or maybe we should say for its partners' Ultrabooks. Not only is the company planning on integrating every sensor imaginable - be it light, sound, temperature, motion or just about anything else you can think... >>

Asus Transformer AiO pictures and hands-on

Asus Transformer AiO pictures and hands-on

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When Jonney Shih first unveiled the Transformer AiO on stage during the Asus press conference at Computex in Taipei most of the collected media, including Pocket-lint, weren't really that impressed by the rather awkward and cheap-looking system that was... >>

Acer Iconia W510 and Iconia W710 pictures and hands-on

Acer Iconia W510 and Iconia W710 pictures and hands-on

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Acer announced the Iconia W510 and W700 tablet at its press conference in Taipei on Monday and Pocket-lint was on hand to get a quick play with the two new Windows 8 powered tablets.The Iconia W510Starting with the Iconia W510, Acer was very secretive... >>

Acer Aspire S7 pictures and hands-on

Acer Aspire S7 pictures and hands-on

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Acer announced a pair of shiny new Ultrabooks at Computex and we were on hand to have a play with the new thin models.To say that the new models were popular with the media attending the event would be an understatement, as it took us a good half hour... >>

Gigabyte X11 pictures and hands-on

Gigabyte X11 pictures and hands-on

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Gigabyte has unveiled the Gigabyte X11, a new extremely light Ultrabook that weights just 975g, and Pocket-lint was at the launch to have a quick play with the lighter than light model.  The headline feature is its svelte 975g weight, although the model... >>

Gigabyte U2442 Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

Gigabyte U2442 Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

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To date only a couple of companies have produced Ultrabooks with a screen sizes larger than 13.3-inches, but that’s about to change. Gigabyte is one of the first companies out of the gate with a larger 14-inch Ultrabook, announced today at CeBIT in... >>

Mitsubishi Electronics creates bonkers 16:3 display, perfect for panoramic shots

Mitsubishi Electronics creates bonkers 16:3 display, perfect for panoramic shots

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If you're a fan of the panoramic mode on your camera you've not really got any ideal way of displaying them naturally on a computer monitor or laptop screen. They're just not wide enough, so black bars top and bottom are a must.However, up steps Mitsubishi... >>

3M Ethernet-powered TV ditches conventional plug

3M Ethernet-powered TV ditches conventional plug

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3M, the company behind everything from post-it notes to scotch tape, has created an Ethernet-powered TV for those short of power sockets around the home, office or anywhere you happen to be. On the surface, you might think that it’s a strange thing... >>

Transparent monitors are the next big thing

Transparent monitors are the next big thing

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Last year, we couldn't move without bumping into one 3D display or another. From CES to IFA to the Display Taiwan exhibition, every Tom, Jack and Harry had a 3D stereoscopic monitor of some sort, glasses or glasses-less. However, a new trend has emerged... >>

Rollable e-ink scroll found at Display Taiwan show

Rollable e-ink scroll found at Display Taiwan show

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Pocket-lint has seen all sorts of flexible displays to date, but ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute) showed off a rather unusually shaped model at Display Taiwan this week. More of an E Ink type solution than a standard monitor, the new tech... >>

Sony SLT-A35 hands-on

Sony SLT-A35 hands-on

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The Sony α35 (aka SLT-A35) is an odd beast; although it's touted as an upgrade to Sony's α33, some of the features of the older model are missing. The most obvious loss is the articulated screen, but on the other hand Sony has upgraded both the CMOS... >>

Sony NEX-C3 hands-on and exclusive photos

Sony NEX-C3 hands-on and exclusive photos

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Sony has now officially announced its small form factor interchangeable lens camera, the Sony NEX-C3, and Pocket-Lint got a chance to have a quick play earlier today at a press event in Taipei, Taiwan of all places.The new design looks great compared... >>

Gramophone + iPhone = Trumstand

Gramophone + iPhone = Trumstand

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To say this iPhone speaker is likely to give you the horn is an understatement (sorry we couldn’t resist), especially when the company that makes it is called Idwanc. No, really.Childish nob gags aside, the Trumstand is a truly unique product in that... >>

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E125 makes early appearance at Computex, we go hands-on

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E125 makes early appearance at Computex, we go hands-on

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It’s funny the kind of things you can spot at large tradeshows and it appears that Lenovo has unveiled its upcoming ThinkPad Edge E125 a tad early at Computex.It was hiding among a set of other AMD Brazos powered notebooks at the AMD press conference,... >>

Intel shows off next-gen Atom netbook with swively display

Intel shows off next-gen Atom netbook with swively display

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Intel is busy working on what is currently known as the Cedar Trail family of Atom processors that will appear in netbooks later this year, and the company was showing off a rather interesting concept design called Keeley Lake at Computex in Taipei to... >>

Fujitsu Lifebook TD40/D hands-on

Fujitsu Lifebook TD40/D hands-on

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Prior to Intel's Computex presentation about its future plans for tablets and netbooks, Pocket-lint spotted that several new devices could already been seen at the the company's booth before hand. And one device that caught our eye was Fujitsu’s Lifebook... >>

ViewSonic ViewPad 7x hands-on

ViewSonic ViewPad 7x hands-on

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Yesterday, the Internet was awash with pictures of the ViewSonic ViewPad 7x, but as that specific model was a pre-production unit held together with sticky tape, Blu-tack and the tears of a baby unicorn. It seemed as if that was as good as it would get... >>

Asus PadFone hands-on

Asus PadFone hands-on

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Is it a phone, or is it a tablet? Well actually, it has the power to be both. That’s the story of the PadFone, a new gadget that’s been announced by Asus at Computex in Taipei, and as you would expect we’ve tracked down the device to see what’s... >>

Asus: Google excited by the PadFone that's coming Christmas with Ice Cream Sandwich

Asus: Google excited by the PadFone that's coming Christmas with Ice Cream Sandwich

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Google is very excited by the Asus Padfone; the company's corporate VP and GM for the Personal Mobile Devices Business Unit, Benson Lin, has told Pocket-lint in an exclusive interview at Computex in Taipei.“We are working very closely with Google and... >>

Asus UX series laptop has MacBook Air in it's sights

Asus UX series laptop has MacBook Air in it's sights

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If you’re a current fan of Apple’s MacBook Air, then Asus just announced UX-series is definitely going to be your cup of tea. It’s Asus first unibody all metal notebook and it’s a clear statement from that company that it wants to compete on equal... >>

Asus Eee PC Sirocco continues fashion netbook theme

Asus Eee PC Sirocco continues fashion netbook theme

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Asus has launched its latest addition to the Eee PC series of netbooks, the Sirocco, at a glamorous event in a boutique hotel in Taipei, Taiwan with Pocket-lint in attendance. The event is intended to drum up some excitement for what many people believe... >>

Intel Sandy Bridge second generation Core i processors power up

Intel Sandy Bridge second generation Core i processors power up

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Although we’re still a couple of days away from the official announcement, Intel has lifted the NDA on its second generation of Core i processors, formerly known under the code name of Sandy Bridge. And, you might be wondering what the significant impact... >>

Asus Eee Note
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Asus Eee Note

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There’s no doubt that ebook readers have become a hit, especially the Amazon Kindle, but most of the ebook readers are fairly limited as to what you can use them for beyond what they’ve been designed to do. Enter the Asus Eee Note, not an ebook reader,... >>

Asus Eee Note EA800 hands-on

Asus Eee Note EA800 hands-on

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Asus' Eee Note EA800 is an interesting proposition. Not quite a tablet (it's mono for starters) and more than an ebook reader, it fits into a category all of its own.Indeed, the sketch tablet, or note pad, may not be bought by those interested in the... >>

Multi-touch remote controls and keypads coming from Elan

Multi-touch remote controls and keypads coming from Elan

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Ever felt that the old fashioned remote control just doesn’t cut it anymore? We've seen an interesting solution from a Taiwanese company, Elan, that is a multi-touch device which can be used as a remote control, a keyboard, and a gamepad. Multi-touch... >>

Display Taiwan goes bonkers over 3D TVs without the spex

Display Taiwan goes bonkers over 3D TVs without the spex

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There’s no doubt that 3D is en vogue at the moment, but it's still unsure whether consumers are willing to invest in the hardware required or not.There’s also the problem of buying into a standard which requires specific types of 3D-spex for the technology... >>

3M first with USB 3.0 monitor

3M first with USB 3.0 monitor

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3M has unveiled its new monitor technology, and it's one of the first USB 3.0 products we’ve seen that isn’t storage related. It doesn’t just get its display signal via the new standard, but also draws its power from it. The 3M demo unit is only... >>

Acer Stream Android handset hands-on

Acer Stream Android handset hands-on

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Although Acer has traditionally been a Windows Mobile company, it seems like the company is moving more and more towards Android. Its latest high-end handset, the Stream, offers a wide range of cutting edge features that we haven’t seen on competing... >>

Acer LumiRead L-600 meets Amazon Kindle head-on - first look

Acer LumiRead L-600 meets Amazon Kindle head-on - first look

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Amazon’s Kindle has certainly raised the bar for ebook readers of late, and it looks like Acer is ready to take on the retail giant with its LumiRead L600 reader. Indeed, the design is very similar, although Acer has added a couple of extra features... >>

Acer beTouch E130 handset runs Android

Acer beTouch E130 handset runs Android

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Acer is to introduce the beTouch E130 - one of the company's range of affordable handsets. As such, it doesn’t have the latest cutting edge features, but could be hugely popular nonetheless. The E130 looks somewhat like a Blackberry handset, with a... >>

First iPad camera spotted

First iPad camera spotted

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You may never have heard of Photofast, but the company makes a lot of flash memory-related products. And now it's starting to produce Apple hardware accessories, and has created a prototype camera for the iPad which will "launch later this year". The... >>

MSI GT660 laptop comes with passive 3D glasses

MSI GT660 laptop comes with passive 3D glasses

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Notebooks have generally become cheap mass produced products, and it’s hard for any one manufacturer to differentiate itself from its peers, so everyone is looking for that special, stand-out feature.MSI believes its got one...Not only does the GT660... >>

ViewSonic brings Core i3 to the masses

ViewSonic brings Core i3 to the masses

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ViewSonic is trying very hard to become a serious contender in the notebook market, and its first lot of notebooks weren’t bad. Now, thanks to Intel at Computex, we know at least what one of ViewSonic’s upcoming models will have to offer. The VNB145,... >>

Capture HD video through HDMI with AverMedia

Capture HD video through HDMI with AverMedia

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Although AverMedia isn’t the first company to offer HDMI capture cards, we’d expect its solutions to be far more affordable than what’s currently available in the market. The company was showing off two new models at Computex, offering a wide range... >>

Malata SMB-A1011 Android tablet steals the show at Computex

Malata SMB-A1011 Android tablet steals the show at Computex

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Trade shows can be extremely dull when you’re walking the show floors trying to find something new and exciting, but then you bump into something unexpected like the Malata SMB-A1011 tablet and it’s all worth it. Okay, so the name is anything but... >>

MSI Wind Pad to come with interchangeable covers?

MSI Wind Pad to come with interchangeable covers?

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We've previously brought you news that MSI has shown its 10-inch iPad rival at Computex in Taipei, the amusingly titled Wind Pad. However, we didn't say that the Taiwanese company is considering offering interchangeable back covers for it. Three different... >>

Toshiba Portege M135: ultrathin and lord of bling

Toshiba Portege M135: ultrathin and lord of bling

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Toshiba has always had its own unique style when it comes to notebook designs, and its latest model (shown on the Intel booth at Computex in Taiwan), the Portégé M135, is one of the blingest notebooks we’ve ever seen that hasn’t been coated in crystals. The... >>

MSI shows off Sketch Book concept at Computex

MSI shows off Sketch Book concept at Computex

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One for budding artists, MSI’s Sketch Book is not just a conventional netbook, flip the keyboard around and on the back you’ll find a surface on which you can draw with a stylus. If you’re familiar with Wacom tablets, then you know what we’re... >>

Compro claims world's smallest digital TV tuner

Compro claims world's smallest digital TV tuner

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If you’ve ever felt the urge to own the world’s smallest DVB-T TV tuner, then you’re in luck; Compro’s U680F is tiny.This diminutive USB TV-tuner doesn’t stop at mere TV pictures though, it also supports DAB and DAB+ digital radio, as well as... >>

MSI to dabble in Android tablet market?

MSI to dabble in Android tablet market?

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There are a couple of different approaches to tablets that we’ve seen at Computex in Taiwan, either they’re netbooks or low power notebooks running full-on versions of Windows, or they’re powered by various ARM processors and usually running Android.... >>

Plextor media player comes with Blu-ray support

Plextor media player comes with Blu-ray support

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Media players have become mass market devices in the last couple of years and you can pick up a wide range of sub-£100 players these days. They all come with network connectivity and support for a wide range of file formats and possibly even a space... >>

Rotatable iPad dock makes appearance at Computex

Rotatable iPad dock makes appearance at Computex

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Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best and we spotted a Hong Kong-based manufacturer, S&A, displaying an iPad stand at Computex, Taiwan. Well, as of right now it’s a stand, but it’s going to be a dock very shortly; a dock that allows you to use... >>

Android TV spotted at Computex

Android TV spotted at Computex

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Taiwanese TV manufacturer Heran has displayed an Android-powered TV during the Computex convention in its home country. And, although it’s far from being a retail product, it does give us a glimpse of where TV manufacturers might take things in the... >>

Aiptek demos 3D camcorder at Computex

Aiptek demos 3D camcorder at Computex

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Creating 3D video content is something that has been anything but affordable for consumers. But Aiptek, the Taiwanese manufacturer of many a cheap camcorder, has created the first truly affordable 3D capable model.The Aiptek i2 3D HD doesn’t look like... >>

Lamborghini-branded Asus VX6 netbook spied at Computex

Lamborghini-branded Asus VX6 netbook spied at Computex

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While snooping around the Asus Eee Tablet and Eee Pad launches at Computex, Taiwan, we've managed to snap some exclusive pictures of Asus’ upcoming Lamborghini-branded VX6 12.1-inch netbook. And it means serious business, not just in terms of branding,... >>

Asus 10-inch touchscreen PC meets the iPad head-on

Asus 10-inch touchscreen PC meets the iPad head-on

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The second of Asus' touchscreen tablet PCs to be unveiled at Computex, Taiwan (the first being the EP121) has a 10-inch screen, and is therefore called the EP101TC.Being physically smaller than its stable mate isn’t really that remarkable in itself,... >>

Sneak peak at Asus Eee Pad EP121 12 inch iPad rival

Sneak peak at Asus Eee Pad EP121 12 inch iPad rival

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If you weren’t impressed by the Eee Tablet, how about an Eee Pad? In fact, Asus has announced a pair of different models (also including the EP101TC). And the larger of the two, the Eee Pad EP121, is a rather unique product in as much as it’s three... >>

Asus Eee Tablet makes Computex debut

Asus Eee Tablet makes Computex debut

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Asus has announced what many expected to be its iPad competitor at the Computex convention in Taiwan, but it turns out that the Eee Tablet is more akin to an ebook reader than anything else.It uses a high-resolution monochrome display with no less than... >>