notebooks

ASUS's Transformer Book Flip: The Best Of Both Worlds?

Introduced quietly at Computex 2014 yesterday, ASUS’s new Transformer Book Flip uses the same 360-degree hinge as the new Dell Inspiron 11 and 13; you can use it as a notebook, but if you want a compact tablet, you’ll be able to use the Windows 8.1 touch interface as well.


Dell's Computex 2014 Laptops, Tablets: Australian Pricing

Dell has introduced new monitors, new all-in-one PCs and new 2-in-1 laptops at Computex 2014, and most of them are coming to Australia. If you’re looking for a new piece of computing hardware, it’ll be reaching local store shelves surprisingly soon.


ASUS Computex 2014 Live Blog: All The News As It Happened

This afternoon, ASUS held its Computex 2014 keynote presentation, introducing plenty of new and exciting computer hardware to kick off the Taiwan gadget show that’s running over the next couple of days. We ran a live blog covering all the news as it happened.


Toshiba Satellite P50t Laptop: Australian Review

Toshiba isn’t the first company I usually think of when it comes to performance laptops. The Satellite series has consistently been a strong performer in terms of value for money, but you haven’t always been able to rely on them for outright computing grunt. But times are changing. The new Satellite P50t is a slickly designed, but super-powerful, 15-inch business and home notebook.


HP Envy 17 Leap Motion SE Notebook: Australian Review

What happens when you take a desktop replacement laptop and add in Leap Motion’s fingertip-tracking, movement-control system? You get the special edition HP Envy 17. You can control this laptop without even touching it. But is an otherwise pretty basic consumer notebook worth $2499?


Evernote's Moleskine Business Notebook Keeps Your Private Notes Secret

Despite hundreds of keyboard and stylus accessories for your phone or tablet, a pen and paper is still the easiest way to take notes at work. And in their continued effort to bridge your gadgets and notebooks, Evernote and Moleskine are introducing a business-oriented notebook that gives you space for jotting private notes not meant for coworkers’ eyes.


MSI GT70 Dominator Pro Notebook: Australian Review

In recent years, notebook PCs have become much smaller, slimmer and more energy-efficient. Intel’s strong Ultrabook push means that big, chunky, powerful laptops are mostly a relic of the past; they’re dinosaurs from a forgotten era. MSI’s GT70 is one of those dinosaurs — it’s big, it’s heavy, and it’s just about the most powerful notebook I’ve ever used.


Asus Transformer Pad TF701T Australian Review: Android For Your Work Day

Using Android for productivity — typing documents, videoconferencing, building spreadsheets — has traditionally not been a simple task. Good apps can go a long way toward solving that problem, but there’s a fundamental input problem with typing on a touchscreen. The Asus Transformer Book TF701T, with its clip-on, battery-toting keyboard and touchpad, and Asus’s custom-built Android skin, wants to make the platform a true competitor to Mac OS X, Windows 8, and ChromeOS.


Lenovo Recalling 150,000 Laptop Batteries

Lenovo is asking for 150,000 customers in Australia and around the world to check their ThinkPad laptops; a dozen different models are affected by a battery recall due to some 3-, 6- and 9-cell batteries overheating.


Field Notes' New Notebooks Have Real Wood Covers, And You Can Buy Them In Australia

Field Notes’ new line of notebooks may be mass-produced, but that doesn’t mean they’re all identical. With covers made of thinly sliced American Cherry wood, each Shelterwood edition’s cover is a completely unique natural beauty. And they’ll be sold in Australia… probably.