Nov 152012

According to media reports and the supply chain manufacturers in Taiwan, although the development of the global notebook PC market in 2012 did not go well, but both Hewlett-Packard and Lenovo laptop shipments goals are 40 million units for next year, the corresponding growth rates are 25% and 33.3% -37.9%.

Due to the economy of the United States and Europe have been no signs of recovery, the market demand for Windows 8 laptops can not be substantial growth in the short term, because the consumers need some time to become familiar with the new operating system, the industry analysts do not agree Hewlett-Packard and Lenovo’s prediction, they believe the two manufacturers are too optimistic about laptop sales of next year.

In addition to the other manufacturers, Samsung Electronics made next year notebook shipment target as 17 million units, the tablet shipments target is 40 million units, compared with shipments in 2012, the corresponding growth rates are 21.4% and 300%. Contrast, Toshiba and Acer shipments targets are more reliable, which is only 20 million units and 28 million units, the corresponding growth rates are 25% and 7.7% compared to 2012 shipments.

Nov 102012


ThinkPad officially launched its first rotated screen win8 ultrabook S230u Twist, which uses a 12.5-inch screen, and there are three different configurations to choose from.

ThinkPad S230u Twist provides users with four operation modes, which respectively are notebook computer model, tablet PC model, standing model and tent model, which realizes the free switch between tablet PC and notebook.

The S230u body is covered with Mocha black skin-like matt material. and it has a 12.5-inch IPS high-definition screen ( resolution of 1366 x 768), the brightness is up to 350 nits, it supports multi touch, and the screen can be freely rotated. The thinnest area is only 20 mm and it weights 1.58 kg.

This notebook has three configerations to choose from, respectively, with the core i5/i7 processor; 4GB/8GB (DDR3 1333MHz) memory; hard disk 500GB/32GB+500GB/128GB. Meanwhile, the S230u is equipped with complete interface, it has two USB3.0, Mini HDMI, Mini DisplayPort, an RJ45 and a 4-in-1 card reader. The battery life can reach up to 7 hours. thinkpad parts on sale at

In addition, ThinkPad S230u Twist is also configured with hardware and software specially designed for industry users.

Nov 102012

The earliest news about the Dell Inspiron 14z laptop was in June this year, which was launched together with a lighter and thinner 13z. But when in the end they it will arrive, we are still unknown. But there are news that, Dell Inspiron 14z notebook is expected to be officially released on November 14 via T-Mobile.

It seems Dell and T-Mobile cooperated to launch the Inspiron 14z laptop on November 14. Dell Inspiron 14z notebook computer is equipped with a super-fast solid-state hard drive, and supports for T-Mobile 4G wireless network. And Dell Inspiron 14z notebook will be pre-installed Windows 8 operating system, based on the T-Mobile agreement, and provides management data, billing cycle, as well as self-service. if you need screen for Inspiron 14z, please go to

Some other characteristics, such as to provide up to 7 hours battery life, silver and red two appearance colors to choose from. However,  they did not disclose the price of the Dell Inspiron 14z laptop, there used to be news that the product is priced at $699.99,but it’s not sure.

Oct 302012

Will the Microsoft Windows 8 bring changes as the birth of Windows? The answer needs time to prove. But with Windows 8 listed, many OEM manufacturers launched their Win8 system based and deformation supported touch ultrabook. The new form and experience naturally caused consumer concern. There are websited posted prices of the Dell XPS 12 series, minimum € 1,199 and maximum € 1,499.

Dell XPS 12 is equipped with a 12.5 inches full HD screen, which can easily switch between Tablet and notebook. The XPS 12 adopts aluminum, carbon fiber and Corning Gorilla glass material.

On the hardware equipment, the Dell XPS 12 low configuration version is equipped with Intel’s third-generation intelligent i5 processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD solid state drive, Intel HD4000 Graphics Core, pre-installed WIndows 8 Pro operating system, and it’s priced at € 1,199. While the high configuration version is equipped with Intel’s third-generation smart i7 processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Solid State Drive, Intel HD4000 Graphics Core and pre-installed WIndows 8 Pro operating system, it’s priced at € 1,499.

Oct 262012

According to media reports, Microsoft officially released Windows8 system in New York, Julie Larson-Green, acting director of Microsoft Windows systems research and development said, Windows 8 can support for Windows 7 system equipments, it not only retains partial traditional interface of Windows 7, but also strengthened touch operation process and multi-task processing.

There are many Windows 7 system-based notebooks not supporting touch-screen operation, so many users can not experience the sense of flow of the touch screen. However, Julie said: those users based on Windows 7 notebook, even if not equipped with a touch screen, can also experience the touch-screen operation.

Julie said user must firstly upgrade Windows 7, after upgrading to Windows 8 platform, they can experience the touch-screen operation through the touch touchpad.The screen slide, sliding the edge of the screen and identifying the system menu and other operations can be easily achieved.

Oct 252012

ASUS held a new conference in New York and released its full range of windows 8 products, including notebooks, tablet PCs, and AIO equipments. Asus chairman Johnny Shih showed Asus new products, including dual screen Tai chi notebook, the touch screen VivoBook Series notebook, Zenbook ultrabook, VivoTab series tablet, Transformer Book deformable notebook and so on.

The Tai chi dual-screen notebook is the focus of the ASUS conference, it uses dual IPS HD touch screen design, 11.6-inch screen, Core i5/i7 processor, 4GB RAM, 128/256GB solid state drive, and it’s priced at $1,299, and will be on market in early November. The two screens can display same content and different content, and also it can be used as a tablet when closed the screen.

The VivoBook is newly launched series, and it has 11.6, 14 and 15-inch three sub-series, all using the touch screen, among which the 11.6-inch adopts Core i3 processor, 4GB memory, 500GB hard drive S200.

The new Zenbook series are high-end ultrabooks adopting full HD resolution touch screen, and it’s targeted at high-end users.

The VivoTab Series is ASUS newly launched windows series tablet, including with windows RT system, Tegra3 processor and 10.1-inch screen VivoTab RT; using windows 8 system, Atom processor, 11.6-inch screen and with the stylus VivoTab tablet; and the use of windows 8, Atom processor, 10.1-inch screen and equipped with the Smart Keyboard Cover VivoTab Smart Tablet. The VivoTab RT weighs only 530g, and it is the lightest 10-inch tablet. It has 16 hours battery life with the base.

Transformer Book deformable laptop can remove the screen to become a tablet and it is currently the thinnest Core i7 tablet.

Although some products has unpublished price and time-to-market, with the official release of the Microsoft windows 8, Asus full line windows 8 devices will also be on sale soon.

Oct 232012

With Windows 8 operating system release date approaching, the major PC manufacturers have accelerated the pace of introduction new products. Asustek Computer will hold a conference for the Windows 8 new products at local time on October 23 in New York. Seen from the text of the invitation to the media, Asus did not reveal any information about the new products.

However, in accordance with the manufacturers’ release practice, the TAICHI and Transformer Book two touchscreen ultrabooks Asus exposed earlier in this year’s Taipei Computex should be the core protagonist of this conference. In addition, according to the video content Asus put online of Win8 new products, the two named VivoBook and Vivotab products will be likely to bring consumers more surprises.

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Oct 222012

Lenovo Group’s vice president of mobile terminals research and development division general manager Chen Wenhui, said in Beijing, Lenovo istore new V5.0 version has already been on line, but the Lenovo has no plans to launch application store for Win8 temporarily.

Chen said, currently the applications in Lenovo istore are based on Android system, no applications are Windows-based, temporarily it will not increase the Windows applications.

Chen also said that Lenovo newly launched V5.0 version still adopts the model area which is to recommend the appropriate software according to each model. According to reports, there are 130,000 applications in Lenovo istore.

It is reported that Lenovo istore has been on line since May 11, 2010. On July 21 this year, Lenovo iStore application downloads broke billion for the first time.

Oct 192012

Yesterday Samsung started in Korea to pre-sell its Windows 8 products, while Lenovo Yoga folded ultrabook already supports booking in China. Today Toshiba also U.S. pre-sells the new Windows 8 ultrabooks, including (but not limited to) Satellite S, P and L notebooks, U Series ultrabook, Qosmio X875 gaming notebook and All-in-one LX815 and LX835 AIO computers.

If you are in the United States, then you can directly pre-order on Toshiba U.S. website or other large online stores, and you can get it on October 26 in major retail outlets in the United States.

Oct 192012

It is understood that the new version Chromebook is equipped with Samsung own A15 architecture Exynos 5 dual-core processor, built-in 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM, it is also equipped with a USB 3.0 interface. It’s with a 11.6-inch screen, the whole thickness is 2cm, and weighs about 1.1 kilograms, the start-up time needs only 10 seconds. This dubbed Chromebook product blurs the bounds between notebook and tablet PCs.

On 2011 Google I/O developer conference in May last year, Google announced the highly anticipated Chromebook laptop, however, on the occasion of the launch of Chromebook laptop, Google is not the holder of the relevant domain name It is understood that the holder of the domain name displayed as “”, and the registered time is January 2011. In addition, another plural domain name is not with Google holder, holders is temporarily unclear. Nos, both domain names belong to Google, which should be gained by acquisition.

The notebook with Chrome OS is mainly used in Internet applications, the company hopes to promote the software market transition to cloud computing. Google will not take profit from the sales of this type equipments, only to gain income when the user uses Google services through the devices.