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HP Unveils Next-Generation PC Portfolio for Back-to-School Season

HP today announced new milestones in the transformation of its consumer personal systems portfolio with a host of innovative form factors, and multiple operating system (OS) options, including a new notebook powered by Android.

Unique two-in-one PC designs, including two new 360° convertible PCs and a new detachable PC, give customers the performance and mobility they want and need. Additionally, HP's new Chromebook introduces new colors and designs for customers who want a quick and easy way to complete everyday tasks, while HP's new Android-based notebook makes popular Android apps available in a clamshell design.

Gigabyte Readies the S10M 10-Inch Windows Slate

Apparently Slate PCs are still a thing because Gigabyte Technology is preparing to release a new such device, the S10M. Pictured below, the upcoming slate is 14.94 mm thick and features a 10.1-inch (1366x768) touchscreen, a 1.46 GHz Celeron N2805 (Bay Trail) dual-core processor, up to 4 GB of RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4000, and either a solid state drive (64/128/256 GB capacity) or a hard drive (320/500 GB or 1 TB).

Gigabyte's slate also has a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera, a Gigabit LAN port, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 support, an optional 3G module, an SD card reader, one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 port, an HDMI output, and two 1.5 W speakers. The S10M runs Windows 8.1. No word yet on pricing or availability.

HP Delivers Dynamic Holiday Portfolio With Industry-First Innovations

HP today unveiled a suite of stylish consumer PCs, tablets and services including the world's first notebook PC with integrated Leap Motion technology, the first fanless 2-in-1 detachable Ultrabook PC based on the 4th generation Intel Core processor, and new services and solutions designed to help customers better manage their personal information.

Today's announcement illustrates how HP is reinventing the consumer PC category in time for the holidays, offering four industry-first innovations, next-generation form factors, choice of operating systems, and new services and software that ease the customer experience.

DisplayLink to Demonstrate WiGig and USB Docking Expansion

DisplayLink, the leading provider of USB Graphics technology, today announced plans to show the latest solutions for Wireless and USB Docking at Interop 2013. Targeting Ultrabook and Tablet expansion and connectivity for business users, DisplayLink will feature wireless WiGig Docking, Enterprise Class USB Docking, and the latest Mac drivers, with demonstrations to be held at the Interop Expo.

Introducing the latest solutions, John Cummins, VP Sales and Marketing for DisplayLink said, "IT Managers are struggling with BYOD. At Interop 2013, DisplayLink will showcase our customer's products, including monitor-docks for tablets with touch screen and integrated Webcams, WiGig Docks for wireless graphics and peripheral expansion, and Enterprise-Class USB Docks with multiple display connections for both Windows and Mac. These products solve problems and enhance productivity."

Adesso Launches Compagno 3S Bluetooth Keyboard for Samsung Slate PC

Adesso Inc., a leading manufacturer of computer input peripherals, today announced the release of its new Compagno 3S Bluetooth keyboard and carrying case for Samsung Slate PC XE700T1A series, WKB-1000SB. Available at several retailers, Adesso's WKB-1000SB has a MSRP of $89.99.

The Adesso Compagno 3S Bluetooth keyboard and case are the perfect companions for the Samsung Slate PC XE700T1A. The ultra slim aluminum base keyboard is built with scissor-switch keys, which offer the same great tactile feel as a laptop and have a near-silent response. While protecting your Slate PC from the unexpected, the contemporary faux leather case (that accompanies your keyboard) provides multiple viewing angles for easier typing, Internet browsing, and video viewing. The design of the Compagno 3S case also converts into a standalone case, which allows you to store the stylus inside the case as well as connect to your slate PC dock instantly.

Samsung Introduces New Slate PCs Featuring Windows 8 and Detachable Keyboard

-Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, today announced its new Series 5 and Series 7 Slate PCs. The new products can easily transform from a traditional clamshell PC to a Slate device with just the click of a button, maximizing both productivity and mobility. Designed for Windows 8 with Samsung’s advanced engineering and a ten-point touchscreen, users can easily stay connected and productive from everywhere. Additionally, Samsung today announced a new touchscreen version of its popular 13-inch Series 5 ULTRA laptop.

“With the introduction of our new Slate PCs, we are providing customers with greater choice while maintaining the power of a traditional PC,” said Todd Bouman, vice president of marketing at Samsung’s Enterprise Business Division. “We created our Slate PCs with a focus on beautiful design, powerful performance and ease of use, attributes that our customers have come to expect in their Samsung computing experience. Our mobile PC business has grown significantly over the past year, which is a testament to our ability to meet customer needs in this space, and we expect strong growth to continue with our new Slate PCs.”

Samsung Plans Series 7 Gamer Notebook Refresh

Samsung, in its latest company blog post, unveiled plans to refresh the specifications of its first gamer-centric notebook, the Series 7. The new specs sheets shows NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M replaced with AMD Radeon HD 7870M graphics processor, and a new 14.3-inch SuperBright 3D LED screen, with a maximum brightness of 400 nit. The notebook's two 2.5-inch SATA 6 Gb/s drive bays are occupied by a 128 GB SSD and 1 TB HDD. Slated for Tuesday (14th Aug), the new Series 7 Gamer notebook will be available in Korea for 2.99 million Won (US $2,643).

Source: Engadget

Gigabyte Introduces the D1080 Multimedia Docking Station

Gigabyte today announced the international release of the D1080 multimedia docking station for both the S1080 and S1081 Slate PCs. With an incredible audio system, a built-in ODD and full connectivity ports, the D1080 combined with the S1080/S1081 provide a thrilling multimedia experience that can be enjoyed with the latest music, movies and online streaming content.

The D1080 multimedia docking station is designed for the S1080 and S1081, which are high-performing Windows 7 based slates. Continuing the spirit of the GIGABYTE Booktop series, the docking station merges the convenience of a portable slate with the benefit of a desktop PC. The combination provides exceptional versatility and turns the business oriented S1080/S1081 into a fantastic entertainment center.

Gigabyte Details the S1081 Cedar Trail Slate

Showcased at CES last month, the S1081 tablet PC/slate based around the Intel Cedar Trail platform has now found its way onto its maker's (Gigabyte) website for a full reveal of its specs. Seen below, the mobile device measures 270 (W) x 173 (D) x 14.94 (H) mm, it weights between 790 grams (when equipped with an SSD) and 850 grams (with a HDD), and features a 10.1-inch (1024 x 600) LED-backlit capacitive touchscreen, and a 1.86 GHz Atom N2800 processor.

The S1081 also packs 2/4 GB of RAM, up to a 500 GB HDD or up to a 256 GB SSD, an SD card reader, a 1.3-megapixel webcam, dual 1.5 W speakers, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n WiFI, Bluetooth 3.0, optional 3.5G, one USB 3.0 ports, D-Sub and HDMI outputs, and a 4000 mAh battery. The slate's pricing and release date have yet to be announced.
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