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Asus Makes Transforming Windows Tablets Way Less Chunky

Asus popularised the cheap detachable laptop, but they have always been chunky little things. Not the Transformer Book Chi. Asus claims the new 10.1-inch T100 Chi is the thinnest Windows tablet ever made. And the 12.5-inch T300 Chi — combined with its keyboard — is now thinner than a MacBook Air.


That Rumoured 12-Inch MacBook Air Could Be A Stunner

Ah, the wonders of photorealistic 3D modelling software. Although it’s only been two days since 9to5Mac leaked that Apple is planning the biggest overhaul to its laptops in years — in the form of a new 12-inch MacBook Air — we’ve already got gauzy, hyper-real renderings of this sucker. If this is what Apple is planning, count us in.


Dell's New XPS 13 Sounds Like The Laptop Of My Dreams

Fifteen hours of battery life. A gorgeous 13-inch display that looks like it’s floating in air. Silky carbon fibre sandwiched between shiny aluminium. Starting at just $US800. My only question about the new Dell XPS 13: what’s the catch?


Acer Chromebook 15 Hands-On: Super Solid Big Screen Browsing For $US250

Now that you can buy a decent Windows laptop for $US200, does anyone need a Chromebook? That’s an existential question we hope to answer soon. But if you want a big, honking 15-inch Chromebook, it looks like Acer’s got just the Chromebook for you.


The Best Chromebook For Every Need

I basically live in Google’s Chrome web browser. It’s a decision I made to save my sanity when it became part of my job to change laptops every few weeks. No need to back up files that way! But it made me wonder how well I could live with only Chrome — if I could replace my laptop with a Chromebook instead.


HP Just Built A Gaming Laptop

Once upon a time, a tiny company called VoodooPC built some of the most incredible gaming computers around. Now, its owner HP is paying homage with the Omen — the first serious gaming laptop the company has ever made.


Alienware 13 Review: The First Futureproof Gaming Laptop

I’ve owned a grand total of two gaming laptops. It was depressing how quickly they aged. But the new Alienware 13 won’t suffer the same fate. It’s the first gaming laptop that lets you connect a external desktop graphics card for freaking awesome, truly unheard-of speed.


Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro Hands On: Yes, The Hinge Is A Giant Watch Band

The backflipping Lenovo Yoga single-handedly made laptops cool again. The Yoga 2 Pro added a backlit keyboard and a brilliant 3200 x 1800 QHD screen. Now, Lenovo’s going for broke with the third generation of its transforming touchscreen machine. Not only is the new $2200 Yoga 3 Pro thinner and lighter, it has a freaking watch band consisting of 813 precision-machined, hand-assembled components holding up its infinitely positionable screen.


Skype Just Fixed The Single Most Annoying Thing About Notifications

Skype just announced a great new feature that should be part of every single app, plugin or digital service you use: When you’re actively Skyping, the app’s notifications will only go to the device you’re currently using. Why didn’t this kind of setup become a universal standard, like, five years ago?


Microsoft's First Windows 8 Ad Comes With Sneak Peeks At New Windows Hardware

Windows 8 is weeks away, and to hype us up to fever pitch, Microsoft has released the first ad for the new operating system, filled with random imagery and brief sneak peeks.