Solid-state disk drives are nothing new. They have been around for a while now, but have yet to really take over on a widescale simply because they have always been much more expensive than traditional hard-drives while offering considerably less space. Looking at sites like NewEgg, you can find the cheapest flash...

Toshiba just unveiled a new budget Ultrabook and this one is sub-$1,000. It’s called the Satellite U845t. Due in March, it’s a 14-inch, touch-enabled, has a 1,366 x 768 screen and it will be available for $800. It weighs four pounds and is 0.8 inch thin. More specs, it has a Core i3 or Core i5 processor with up to 6GB...

We’ve seen quite a few hybrid tablets since the arrival of Windows 8, and that includes the slider category. The idea of these devices make a lot of sense because they work like true tablets (albeit a little on the thick side) and yet can transform into laptops with ease. With other designs, like convertibles, you have...

So here’s my review of the the new Windows 8, touch screen enabled Ultrabook – the Samsung Series 5 UltraTouch NP540U3C. You can buy this laptop at BestBuy.com My thanks to Samsung for the hardware! Unboxing: It’s a pretty simple and standard computer box that has the Samsung picture graphic on it. I am still waiting to...

Ultrabooks had all the hype surrounding them, but that never translated to sales. These ultra-slim and ultra-sleek machines were sandwiched between MacBook Air and regular notebooks, and the high prices meant sales never really took off. Not to mention the wait for Windows 8 certified devices may have put a lot of...

Dell have released the XPS 12 convertible Ultrabook to the market. You can now pre-order it for $1,199.99. That will get you an Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 128GB solid-state drive, and a 12.5-inch touch display running at a 1920 x 1080 resolution. It also has a swiveling screen that lets you use it as...

Previously known more for its TV and monitor line, Vizio seems to be pushing hard into the PC world. Whether or not there is room for Vizio or not remains unseen. That being said, they certainly have a few interesting looking offerings on hand. Vizio’s new range of Windows 8 devices include two all-in-one machines and...

HP are also committing big time to the Windows 8 Hybrid market. Their newest entry is the The HP Envy X2. This one has an 11.6-inch tablet that detaches from a notebook-like keyboard base. This is not news — Asus recently showed off similar devices like the Transformer Book at Computex earlier this year. The Envy X2...

HP have added their 10 cents into the battle for hearts and minds re: laptops, tablets and hybrids. This time, they’re introducing the HP Spectre XT TouchSmart Ultrabook. This laptop weights in at 4.77 pounds and 17.9 millimeters thick. It also has a Metro-capable touch screen to run Windows 8 on. The edge-to-edge...

Sony has just announced its VAIO Duo 11 hybrid Windows 8 tablet. This new hybrid laptablet will feature a full backlit keyboard tucked away on a sliding hinge (what Sony calls the “Surf Slider”). It has a pressure-sensitive digitizer with a choice of two pen tips for writing feel, an 11.6-inch 1920 x 1080...