It seems that almost all PC manufacturers have a laptop slash tablet hybrids on their line up, which is probably the coolest trend for laptops these days. And just very…
Lenovo just unveiled their latest Windows 8.1 tablet offering that can easily go head-to-head with the first generation iPad mini and is also a great competitor of the new iPad mini with retina display–the Lenovo ThinkPad 8.
Packing an impressive 8.3 inch ( 1920 x 1200 pixels ) Full HD display which translates to a 273 ppi resolution, the new Lenovo ThinkPad 8 tablet also features a powerful 2.4GHz quad core Intel Atom processor with 2 GB of RAM, 32, 64 or 128 GB built-in storage options, an 8 megapixel back camera and a 2.2 megapixel front camera and optional LTE powered by the latest Windows 8.1, all housed in a 8.8mm thick body and weighs just 0.92 lbs. (more…)
Microsoft on Wednesday has taken the wraps off the official release date of the next version of its operating system, the Windows 8. Announced during the Redmond-based software giant’s annual sales meeting, through the company’s President of the Windows division Steven Sinofsky – the final build of Windows 8 will be available commercially on October 26th, 2012!
For the uninitiated, Windows 8 was initially released to the public on February 29th as “Consumer Preview” and the next version dubbed as “Release Preview” was made available for public download on May 28th. Microsoft is expected to unveil the “Release to Manufacturing” (RTM) build of the OS sometime in early August.
PC users would be able to get Windows 8 either through an upgrade option or through a new PC. It was initially announced that Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users may qualify to download an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99 (you need to check version compatibility though). The new Microsoft OS will be available in 4 editions, namely: the Windows 8 itself, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Enterprise, and Windows RT. The first three versions are the ones we’ll be seeing in full-packed computer systems, while Windows RT is dedicated for devices like tablet PC’s rocking ARM processors. (more…)