Lenovo ThinkPad Twist review: an old form factor gets new life with Windows 8

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It used to be that “convertible PC” could mean only one thing: a laptop whose display swiveled around, folding down into tablet mode. Now that Windows 8 is here, though, the category has become a bit muddied. How else to describe our recent collection of reviews? In just the past few weeks alone, we’ve tested… Read more »

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 review

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Make no mistake: Lenovo is taking this Windows 8 thing very seriously. The company’s first-generation of Win 8 devices includes everything from a laptop / tablet hybrid to a classic convertible laptop with a swiveling display. Then there’s the Yoga. This, too, is a convertible, in the sense that it can be used as a… Read more »

Hands-on with MSI’s S20 Slidebook, a $1,099 Windows 8 convertible Ultrabook (update: video)

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We just got some hands-on time with MSI’s latest creation, the S20 Slidebook. This ultra light (2.3 pounds / 1kg) and thin (0.78-inches / 19.8mm) convertible Ultrabook runs Windows 8 (naturally) and packs an Intel Core i5 processor (Ivy Bridge), 4GB RAM and a 128GB mSATA SSD. In front, there’s a gorgeous 11.6-inch 1920×1080-pixel IPS… Read more »

Fujitsu unveils the Stylistic Q702 hybrid tablet and the LifeBook T902 convertible laptop

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Back at Computex last month we saw dozens of Windows 8-ready Ultrabooks on display: sliding-ones, touchscreen ones, foldable ones. Curiously, though, there were virtually none aimed at businesses — you know, one of Microsoft’s key customer groups. Today, though, Fujitsu is unveiling not one, but two devices aimed at the corporate crowd: the Stylistic Q702… Read more »