Lenovo unveiled it's first computer stick the "Lenovo ideacentre stick 300". The pocket-sized ideacentre™ Stick 300 measures only 15 mm thin, boasts Intel® Atom™ Processor Z3735F, 2G of memory and 32G of storage.
Designed for consumer usage in the home and on-the-go, the new pocket-sized compute stick is powerful enough for entertainment and web browsing, while affordable enough for existing PC owners to justify owning a second or third mobile PC option.
For the wallet friendly starting price of US $129, this plug and play technology can transform almost any HDMI compatible TV or monitor into a fully functioning Windows-based PC. The ideacentre™ Stick 300 does not look like a traditional computer, but it performs like one once a 2.4GHz wireless keyboard and mouse are added.
Today HP introduced its new 13-inch HP Split X2 hybrid laptop line. The Split X2 joins the Windows 8-equipped Envy X2 line and Android-equipped SlateBook X2 line to give the users three choices in hybrid detachable devices.
The Split X2 is a 13.3-inch Windows 8 tablet PC with a detachable keyboard base unit. The Split X2 can function either as a clamshell-style notebook or as a slate tablet, since the system's processor, main storage, and primary battery reside behind the screen.
Split X2 is powered by an Intel Core i3 or i5 processor, giving you more processing power than the Intel Atom-powered Envy X2. It comes in a darker silver finish that HP calls "Modern Silver." and just under an inch thick with the keyboard base, and weighs in at a pound heavier than the X2 with a total system weight of 4.12 pounds.
Toshiba has introduced a Ultrabook that has an ultra-high resolution PixelPure display, in addition to coming in a striking new lightweight and compact design that has been precision engineered with AZ91 pressed magnesium alloy. The Toshiba KIRAbook can be said to embody the elegant nature of the new brand, thanks to a striking industrial design, premium build materials and an exceptional overall experience – and you will also have peace of mind after purchase since it comes with a two-year warranty in addition to complimentary Platinum service and support.
The KIRAbook will boasts a native resolution of 2560 x 1440, delivering 221 pixels per inch, in addition to having a choice of standard and touchscreen display configurations, where the latter will definitely help you maximize your Windows 8 experience. KIRAbook’s touchscreen models will make use of Corning Concore Glass that delivers damage resistance and a smooth, 10-point multi-touch surface. On the productivity side, you will be able to enjoy Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 and Premiere Elements 11 software right out of the box.
Intel during its first-quarter earnings conference announced their production of "Bay Trail" processors which are to be used in ultrathin notebooks and sold as low as USD $200.
Bay Trail will utilize a quad-core architecture, which should provide more processing power than today’s dual-core Atom configurations. In terms of performance, Bay Trail will move the budget-conscious Atom platform closer to Intel’s premium Core series processors.
Samsung produces Chromebox mini PC with an Intel Core i5 processor.
n Samsung unveiled it's 1.9GHz Intel Core i5 processor chromebox that comes with 4GB of RAM and a 16GB solid-state drive configuration. Connectivity options remain a big part of the machine, with a DVI port, a Display Port, and six USB 2.0 ports, in addition to Wi-Fi options.
Chromebox is a solid choice for somebody looking to buy a mini PC, especially considering the upgraded processor.
You can get one at Amazon at $413.99,