Lenovo just added another new addition to its Thinkpad lineup, the Thinkpad Helix. It’s a flippable 11.6-inch Ultrabook that works similar to the famous ThinkPad Yoga. But the quirky thing about Lenovo’s ThinkPad Helix is, it can serve as a standalone tablet, an Ultrabook or a presentation station, thanks to the reversible docking port. Lenovo called this cool feature as “rip and flip” touchscreen, making it ideal for watching movies when you’re in a cramped airplane seat. Find out more after the break.
There are so much news from China that passes by that we couldn’t possibly cover it all. Here are the Chinese tech news that we have left behind because we are just too busy or too lazy to post. There are stories on China 3G subscribers, Windows RT tablets, digital music copyrights, dating with technology and so on, check them out after the break. Video for this week: Shanghai’s industrial character in time-lapse. Hope everyone have a fresh start to your week and look forward to another opening of new Apple store in southern China this weekend.
There are so much news from China that passes by that we couldn’t possibly cover it all. Here are the Chinese tech news we have left behind because we are just too busy or too lazy to post during last week. There are stories on new Apple store in Hong Kong, Lenovo new laptop, HTC Windows phone, faster internet in Shanghai and so on, check them out after the break. Video for this week: bullfighting season in China. Hope everyone have a fresh start to your week and look forward to Amazon new tablet announcment for this week.
A new promo video on Asus Zenbook laptop, it’s quite interesting and a creative one. Too bad the video was not filmed in a single take and it’s rather a short one, everyone will like to see a full ping-pong match using an ultrabook instead of rubber racket. This remind us the promotion of Nokia N96 phone with Bruce Lee during 2008. Nice try, Asus, consider to use a Nexus 7 next time.
There are so much news from China that passes by that we couldn’t possibly cover it all. Here are the Chinese tech news that have left behind because we are just too busy or too lazy to post. There are stories on iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy S III, expansion of 4G in China, single-chip LTE smartphone and so on, check them out after the break. Video for this week: a Shenzhen factory tour on the Android 4.0-toting MK802 mini PC … Hope everyone have a fresh start to your week.
“House of Flying Laptops” is one of the Intel ad campaign for Ultrabook featuring dueling martial artists and scenes from ancient China. In an ancient Chinese tea house, two martial artists face off in a battle for the power outlet, to power-up their laptop. Their attention quickly turns to a modern woman sitting at a nearby table and working on her newly Ultrabook. The ad has already boardcasted in major China television channel. If you like the movie “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon“, you will love the approach of this ad …
Lenovo has officially announced the worldwide availability of their IdeaPad U310 and U410 Ultrabooks which we first saw at CES. In order to promote their new U310 and U410 budget Ultrabooks, Lenovo has spent some efforts on marketing materials by shooting super stylish photos. Check them out after the break.
We always have high hopes for what Acer can do with an Ultrabook, other than making it look like Apple’s MacBook Air. So, Acer proved to us they can think different by introducing their new Ultrabook series at Computex, featuring 11.6- and 13.3-inch touchscreens. The new Ultrabooks from Acer also have the ability to lie flat on the table by folding the laptop back 180 degrees. And Acer successfully made their Ultrabook thinner than the MacBook Air. Check out the photos and hands-on videos after the break.
MSI, the motherboard and video card manufacturers from Taiwan, announces a unique 11.6-inch touchscreen ultrabook at COMPUTEX 2012 which we think that it looks more cool than those latest detachable model. The new Slider S20 will allow the ten-point multi-touch display slides flat to convert the ultrabook into a fully-fledged Windows 8 tablet, the body thickness measure at 19.8mm (0.77 inch) and weight 1.16kg (2.55 pounds). Other main features we got, power by Intel Chief River CULV processor, 4GB of RAM, SSD storage, USB 3.0, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI-out and 8hrs of battery life. After watching the hands-on video, the S20 looked like a “robust” design to us. Shipping date expects in September, price starts at $799 (5084 yuan) …
Gigabyte, the Taiwanese well-known motherboard company, has revealed its new X11, a new 11-inch notebook that it is calling the world’s first all-carbon fiber notebook as well as the world’s lightest. The 11.6-inch MacBook Air weighs a mere 1,080 grams (2.38 pounds), but the X11 has it beat. It comes in 105 grams lighter at just 975 grams (2.14 pounds). Design-wise the X11 features a wedge-shaped design that goes from 3mm (0.19 inches) at the front to 16.5mm (0.65 inches) on the back …
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