System76 Darter UltraThin: powerful laptop, touch, and with Ubuntu 13.10

System76 Darter UltraThin

The integrator specializing in Linux, System76, presented new laptop model Darter UltraThin, with 14-inch touch screen, Intel Haswell processor and the latest version of the GNU/Linux Ubuntu 13.10 distribution. System76 is proving to be marketed alternative devices to Windows and Mac OS X, offering increasingly comprehensive catalog portable desktops, servers and notebooks based on Linux. The latest model is the UltraThin Darter, a laptop equipped with the latest Intel Haswell thanks to the possibility of riding with Core i5 4200U or Core i7 4500U, with 440 HD graphics, up to…

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Acer Chromebook C720: Careful with Google in PCs

Acer Chromebook C720

After the HP Chromebook 14, comes the Acer Chromebook C720, another model of the new generation of portable cloud with Google Chrome OS operating system intended to challenge the PC sector weakness. As the model of HP, Acer has improved hardware base Chromebook C720 with Intel’s Haswell processors, namely Celeron 2955U dual-core. In addition, the Taiwanese firm has redesigned the equipment to make it thinner and lighter, while increasing autonomy to some estimable 8.5 hours.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X240: 12-inch premium ultrabook

Lenovo ThinkPad X240

In the IFA 2013, Lenovo has introduced a major upgrade to its range of notebooks ThinkPad, with five models to highlight the ThinkPad X240 Ultrabook. Update of the ThinkPad which includes four new models in addition to the X240, as are the T440s and T440 professional Ultrabooks and S440 and S540 standard laptops, intended for small and medium-sized enterprises and the most cost-effective in the series. The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is however, the star of the show. It is an ultra high definition screen 12.5-inch Full HD with the possibility…

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ASUS VivoBook X102BA: economical and powerful ultraportable

ASUS VivoBook X102BA

The well-known Taiwanese manufacturer has debuted its new ultraportable VivoBook X102BA, a device that integrates an AMD APU A4-1200, 2GB RAM and 320GB hard drive, all under the direction of Windows 8, the new operating system of Microsoft. This APU features a dual-core processor at 1GHz, able to offer a consumption/performance really good. As regards its GPU mounted Radeon HD 8180, based on the GCN architecture and equipped with a total of 128 stream processors, enough to enjoy a good multimedia experience and even less demanding games or relatively old.

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The Acer Aspire S3 is renewed

Acer Aspire S3

Acer has unveiled the Aspire S3 Ultrabook with a new aspect of the S Series family at Computex 2013. Ultrabook has only 1.65 kilograms and the possibility of opening the cover up to 180 degrees. The laptop will be available starting next July from 599 euros. The new Aspire S3 Ultrabook integrate some of the industry’s most advanced features in the design and innovation built into Aspire S7, according to the company. The S3 patented dual torque hinge will allow users to open the cover up to 180 degrees for…

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Sony introduces the world’s lightest ultrabook

vaio computers

Sony introduced in Taiwan during Computex trade show its new range of Vaio computers. At the same time, in many cities worldwide, the local representatives of the firm did the same before hundreds of journalists. The new segmentation of its products is divided into four families: Pro, Duo, Fit and Tap. And each family corresponds to a usage mode. The last two, are more entertainment-oriented. Tap, for example, includes computers with twenty inch touchscreens.

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ASUS VARIDRIVE: much more than a ‘docking’ station


Distinguished with CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award 2013, the device ASUS VARIDRIVE combines a 8X DVD recorder with a ‘docking’ station that houses USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, VGA and Ethernet. It is an ideal device for adding connectivity to equipment such as ultrabooks and tablets thanks to a USB port. Its rotary design allows the vertical and horizontal location and the ultra-thin form of 15 millimetres favors the comfort in the transport. The device incorporates a metal chassis finished with a concentric pattern that has its predecessors in other…

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Asus Taichi 31: Two screens in one ultrabook

Asus Taichi 31

The Asus Taichi 31 is an Ultrabook that offers the possibility of a tablet and a computer Ultrabook with two Full HD screens. These are two opposite screens 13.3 -inch capable of granting the portability of a tablet and laptop performance. The Asus Taichi 31, which is now available at a price of 1,899 euros, incorporates the third generation of Intel Core processors and is a step forward compared to the Asus Taichi 21, launched in October last year.

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Chromebook Pixel: Google computer is already here

Chromebook Pixel

Do you remember that we have been talking these days of possible launch of a Google computer? Well, finally the Google Chromebook under the brand name of the search engine has arrived. It is called Chromebook Pixel and we discussed it below. Although I think it is more expensive than we might expect because the price will be at around U.S. $1,300. The Chromebook Pixel will feature a display of little less than 13 inch touchscreen with a resolution of no less than 2560 x 1700 pixels. In terms of…

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