Hybrid Devices

  • HP Pro X2 612: Windows-based tablet-laptop hybrid unveiled at Computex 2014 June 4, 2014

    Taipei: Microsoft unveiled two new Windows devices - a tablet-laptop hybrid and a seven-inch tablet - at Asia's largest tech show in Taiwan Wednesday. Tapping in to the "2-in-1" trend for laptops with detachable keyboards, which is a dominant theme at this year's Computex, the HP Pro X2 612 has a...
  • Asus unveils Transformer Book V, a 5-in-1 Windows-cum-Android hybrid device, at Computex 2014 June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Asus is taking convergence to a new level with what the company says is the world's first five-mode laptop. It features a Windows and Android laptop and tablet as well as an Android smartphone. A 5-inch smartphone docks into the 12.5-inch screen tablet that can be attached with...
  • Vaio Flip: Sony launches laptop-tablet hybrid devices at Rs 99,990 onwards January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Increasing its touch portfolio, Sony introduced the new Vaio Flip (F13N, F14N, F15N), which features a hinge that provides users with new ways to use their mobile PCs while still enjoying the full functionality of a traditional clamshell laptop. The new Vaio Flip is available in 13-inch, 14-inch...
  • Hybrid devices to dominate 2014: Intel December 19, 2013

    New Delhi: 2-in-1 devices, which work as both a PC and tablet, are expected to find more consumer preference in 2014 as prices fall and more people opt for them. "In 2013, we saw a lot of OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) coming out with 2-in-1 devices, which could be used...
  • What hybrid device is Micromax coming up with? December 4, 2013

    New Delhi: With the view to catch up with its rivals and compete with the growing competition, Micromax is planning to introduce a new product, which the company believes is a potential blockbuster. In an interview with Rohin Dharmakumar of Forbes India, a top Microsoft executive said that the company...
  • LG unveils Windows 8-based hybrid device 'Tab-Book' February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: LG Electronics has unveiled its new device Tab-Book. The company will be showcasing its own interpretation of a tablet-notebook hybrid device at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 in Barcelona. The Tab-Book is equipped with Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology for a high speed internet experience. It has a hidden...
  • Microsoft Surface Pro reviews: A compromised device February 6, 2013

    Seattle: US tech writers have given Microsoft Corp's new Surface tablet-laptop hybrid largely negative reviews, casting a shadow over the software group's hopes to take a bite out of sales of Apple Inc's iPad and MacBook Air. The latest Surface runs on an Intel Corp chip and features the full Windows...
  • Computer makers take notes from tablets to regain customers January 17, 2013

    San Francisco: Personal computer makers, trying to beat back a tablet mania that's eating into their sales, are making what may be a last-ditch attempt to sway customers by mimicking the competition. Many of the laptops to be unveiled around the world in coming months will be hybrids or "convertibles" -...
  • Windows 8 PCs to contribute 25-30 per cent to sales, says HP December 20, 2012

    New Delhi: US-based HP today said it expects PCs with Windows 8 operating system to contribute 25-30 per cent to its computer sales next year. "Windows 8 is a relatively new platform...if 25-30 per cent of the sales came from Windows 8, we would be...
  • Nokia to launch tablets and smartphones May 3, 2012

    London: Nokia will launch a range of tablets and "hybrid" smart mobile devices, the company's chairman, Jorma Ollila, told the Financial Times on Thursday. Ollila, who leaves the wounded cellphone maker after 27 years, did not, however, state when the mobile devices would be launched. He was cited as saying Nokia had...