computex2013 archive

  • Lenovo MIIX 10 pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    Lenovo MIIX 10 pictures and hands-on

    By 6 June 2013

    We're sorry to report that the Lenovo MIIX 10 isn’t particularly outstanding. It's the company's latest Windows 8 device and although this is the 10-inch version, the company is also promising a Windows 8.1 ready 8-inch model too boot. The 10 therefore...

  • 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...

  • Microsoft Surface 2? Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 coming to Windows 8.1 RT
    Tablets

    Microsoft Surface 2? Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 coming to Windows 8.1 RT

    By 4 June 2013

    Qualcomm is promising Snapdragon 800 processors for Windows 8.1 RT tablets before the year is out.  The company says it has expanded its Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processors portfolio to include support for Microsoft Windows RT 8.1, meaning we could see...

  • 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...

  • Asus Zenbook Infinity pictures and eyes-on: Gorilla Glass 3 lid, Haswell and more
    Laptops

    Asus Zenbook Infinity pictures and eyes-on: Gorilla Glass 3 lid, Haswell and more

    By 3 June 2013

    Asus has unveiled its new touchscreen ultrabook, the Zenbook Infinity, which comes with a Gorilla Glass 3 lid to avoid scratches and dents on the outside of the case, rather than just the inner. During its Computex 2013 press conference in Taiwan, the...

  • Firefox OS tablet official, Foxconn reveals
    Tablets

    Firefox OS tablet official, Foxconn reveals

    By 3 June 2013

    The long-rumoured Firefox OS-powered tablet has now been made official. Revealed at a Foxconn press event during Computex 2013 in Taipei, the tablet emerged on a desk next to a Foxconn employee. While there are absolutely no details whatsoever on the...

  • Foxconn teaming up with Mozilla to push smartphone OS
    Phones

    Foxconn teaming up with Mozilla to push smartphone OS

    By 3 June 2013

    Foxconn and Mozilla have announced a partnership that will see the two companies join forces in order to build presence in the world of smartphone operating systems. Foxconn, also known as Hon Hai Group, will be the sixth equipment manufacturer to partner...

  • Dell XPS 11 to take on Lenovo Yoga
    Laptops

    Dell XPS 11 to take on Lenovo Yoga

    By 3 June 2013

    Dell plans to launch a new laptop-come-tablet called the XPS 11 later this year that will feature a hinged keyboard, letting it fold back on itself in a way similar to the Lenovo Yoga, an exec for the company has confirmed. Talking to The Wall Street...

  • Asus VivoPC and VivoMouse aim at the home cinema entertainment market
    Laptops

    Asus VivoPC and VivoMouse aim at the home cinema entertainment market

    By 3 June 2013

    Asus has plans for the home cinema market with its just announced VivoPC and VivoMouse. The new VivoMouse is not unlike Apple's own Magic Mouse in that it combines a full touchpad with a mouse and a wireless remote. Finished in the usual Asus aluminium,...

  • Asus Transformer Book Trio: Windows 8 and Android hybrid unveiled
    Tablets

    Asus Transformer Book Trio: Windows 8 and Android hybrid unveiled

    By 3 June 2013

    Asus has unveiled the Transformer Book Trio - a "three in one" multi-platform hybrid device that can run both Windows 8 and Android operating systems. The 11.6-inch 1080p dockable tablet device was announced by Asus boss Jonney Shih at the company's Computex...

  • Nexus 7 2: Asus announces MeMO Pad HD 7 and FHD 10 at Computex
    Tablets

    Nexus 7 2: Asus announces MeMO Pad HD 7 and FHD 10 at Computex

    By 3 June 2013

    Asus has announced its Nexus 7.2, if you will, in the guise of the Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 and the MeMO Pad FHD 10 tablets. The new Android devices, unveiled at Computex in Taiwan on Monday, will be cheap but powerful, and likely to be the next must-have device...

  • Asus Fonepad Note goes up against Samsung Galaxy Note II: 6-inch and stylus
    Phones

    Asus Fonepad Note goes up against Samsung Galaxy Note II: 6-inch and stylus

    By 3 June 2013

    Asus has unveiled a new version of the Fonepad it showed at Mobile World Congress, with sights clearly on the Samsung Galaxy Note II. The Asus FonePad Note is a 6-inch Android phone/phablet with a Full HD 1920 x 1080 (1080p) Super IPS+ display. It runs...

  • Acer Aspire S7 updated with new tech, S3 gets makeover to look like S7
    Laptops

    Acer Aspire S7 updated with new tech, S3 gets makeover to look like S7

    By 3 June 2013

    Acer has announced a new version of it's flagship Ultrabook, the Acer Aspire S7, at Computex in Taiwan on Monday. The new model features Intel's new 4th-generation core processor, dubbed Haswell, with a new IPS 2,560x1440 10-point touch Gorilla Glass...

  • Acer Iconia W3: The first 8.1-inch Windows tablet
    Laptops

    Acer Iconia W3: The first 8.1-inch Windows tablet

    By 3 June 2013

    The Acer Iconia W3. That's the name of the new 8.1-inch Windows 8 tablet announced by Acer at Computex in Taiwan on Monday and the device that starts a new size of Windows 8 tablets. The Acer Iconia W3 was introduced today at a press event at Computex...

  • Acer Liquid S1: New 5.7-inch phablet announced at Computex
    Phones

    Acer Liquid S1: New 5.7-inch phablet announced at Computex

    By 3 June 2013

    Acer has announced  a new smartphone-come-tablet, the Acer Liquid S1, at Computex on Monday. The new 5.7-inch "phablet", as it's called by the company, will come with a 5.7-inch HD 1280 x 720 resolution screen, be powered by a 1.5GHz processor and feature...

  • Intel Haswell processors set to power next generation of laptops
    Laptops

    Intel Haswell processors set to power next generation of laptops

    By 2 June 2013

    Intel is set to dominate the news this week powering a bevy of new laptops, ultrabooks and other devices to be announced at Computex. The chip manufacturer has announced further details of its new processors, dubbed Haswell, that promises enhanced performance...