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ASUS Also Unveils Transformer Book T300 with Detachable Tablet Display

ASUS today announced Transformer Book T300, a 13.3-inch laptop with a detachable Full HD display that can be used as a standalone Windows 8 tablet. Transformer Book is powered by a 4th generation Intel Core processor for seamless multi-tasking performance and offers outstanding energy efficiency, with up to eight hours battery life.

Sleek and durable design with cutting-edge multi-touch control
ASUS Transformer Book T300 features a sleek metallic design with a soft-touch finish that's both durable and stylish. The 13.3-inch tablet display has a Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution for an expansive working space with razor-sharp images, while IPS technology ensures wide 178-degree viewing angles with excellent daylight visibility. Transformer Book also features cutting-edge multi-touch digitizer technology that detects a 6 mm contact point, rather than the 9 mm recommended by Microsoft for Windows 8. The result is a 10-point multi-touch display with high-precision input that's perfect for the kind of fine fingertip control required by everything from spreadsheets to creative applications.

ASUS Announces X102BA Ultraportable with 10.1-inch Multi-Touch Display

ASUS today announced the X102BA, a compact and lightweight ultraportable laptop with a 10.1-inch 1366 x 768 display with 10-point multi-touch for responsive fingertip control with Windows 8. The X102BA also features the latest AMD A Series APU and comes bundled with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 for high-performance productivity, straight from the box.

The ASUS X102BA features cutting-edge multi-touch technology that surpasses the standards set by Microsoft for Windows 8. With a multi-touch digitizer that recognizes a contact point with a mere 5mm diameter, rather than the Microsoft recommendation of 9mm, the XB102BA offers much more sensitive touch input for precise applications, such as drawing and painting. The X102BA also features a large multi-touch touchpad with gesture support and a keyboard with keys perfectly calibrated for comfortable typing.

ASUS Zenbook UX301 to Feature WUXGA Screen Resolution

Desktop PC monitor manufacturers may have their heads collectively stuck up their in sand, but smartphone, tablet, and notebook display panel makers don't, and that's only working to bring the fabled post-PC era upon us quicker. A case in point, ASUS' upcoming Zenbook UX301 Ultrabook, which features a brilliant WUXGA (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution on its 13.3-inch screen, covered by a 10-point multi-touch layer, under a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 panel. In its recently posted promotional video, ASUS also shed light on its feature-set, which includes a 15.5 mm-thick body (when closed), Core i7 "Haswell" processor, SonicMaster audio, and 802.11ac WLAN.
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Iiyama Rolls Out Pro Lite T2735MSC 27-inch Touch Monitor

Japanese display maker Iiyama rolled out the Pro Lite T2735MSC 27-inch touchscreen monitor. It combines an AMVA (multi-domain vertical alignment) panel made by AU Optronics, with a 10-point multi-touch layer. As a display, the T2735MSC features full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution, 2 ms response time, 178°/178° viewing angles, 260 cd/m² maximum brightness, 3000:1 static contrast ratio with dynamic mega-contrast, and display inputs that include DVI, D-Sub, MHL (mobile high-definition link), and HDMI. Its touchscreen component plugs in over USB 2.0. Its stand is designed to be ergonomic, and fit for frequent sliding down to use as touchscreen. Measuring 739 x 127 x 510 mm (WxDxH), it weighs 10.5 kg. Available in Japan soon, the Pro Lite T2735MSC is expected to be priced at 89,800 JPY (US $920).

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MSI AG2712A Gaming All-in-One Desktop Launched

MSI, world-renowned manufacturer of gaming hardware is officially introducing a new 27-inch, All-in-One Gaming PC: AG2712A. The MSI AG2712A features the Intel Core i7 3630QM quad-core processor, AMD's top-of-the-line Radeon™ HD 8970M discrete graphics card, and up to 2GB GDDR5 of graphics memory for the best gaming experience. The AG2712A comes with a brand new designed bezel, emphasized by its red lines which correspond with the colors of MSI's Gaming product lines. Furthermore, the AG2712A is equipped with Military Class 4 components and a Flicker-free anti-glare display. In cooperation with Plextor, MSI developed and integrated two SSD drives optimized for the AG2712A, which work in RAID 0 configuration. The AG2712A will become generally available in Europe by end of August of this year.

Acer Announces New, Ultra-High Resolution Monitors

Acer America is now offering its three LED monitors offering ultra-high resolution and large 27- and 29-inch screens for consumers and commercial users in the United States.

Boasting high pixel density, these new monitors display brilliant images, ideal for presentations, digital photography, gaming, video and social media. In addition, the large screens make them well-suited for productivity tasks, such as working with large spreadsheets and viewing two images at once, whether it's tracking email while creating a presentation, comparing two Word documents or viewing the entire page of a website with little to no scrolling. In some cases, these large displays can replace a multi-monitor set-up.

Logitech Announces the Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820

Today Logitech announced the expansion of its keyboard lineup with the Logitech Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820, a wireless keyboard with a built-in touchpad that lets you type and swipe comfortably together.

"We created the Logitech Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820 to combine everything you need to control and navigate your computer in one sleek keyboard," said Charlotte Johs, Logitech global vice president of brand development and portfolio for PC accessories. "This keyboard offers an innovative way to navigate, letting you type, touch and swipe with a single device."

ViewSonic Introduces Windows 8 Certified Touch with New TD40 Display Solutions

ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, is expanding its TD40 10-point Windows 8 certified display series by announcing the availability of its brand new 27" TD2740 for consumer and commercial markets, and its 32" TD3240 designed for interactive digital signage applications. "ViewSonic's 10-point multi-touch displays offer excellent interactivity, along with superior front-of-screen performance, pulling from our 25 years of display heritage and expertise," said Erik Willey, LCD monitor and PC product marketing director at ViewSonic. "With the addition of our TD2740 and TD3240, ViewSonic has a strong product portfolio in a range of sizes from 22" to 32", in 10-point projected capacitive and 2-point optical touch technology to meet most every consumer or commercial demand."

With 10-point projected capacitive touch technology, these full HD 1920×1080 displays deliver a smooth, fast and accurate touch experience for all Windows 8 touch needs. Paired with SuperClear IPS technology with ultra-wide viewing angles, The TD40 series brings greater definition and clarity to multimedia content, while giving users the ability to interact with PC systems in a brand new way.

Sharp Launches The LL-S201A Multi-touch Full-HD Monitor

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, today announced the 20-inch-class (19.5" diagonal) full HD multi-touch monitor, LL-S201A, showcased at InfoComm 2013, has begun shipping. The LL-S201A, part of the Professional Touch Display product family, packs the power of the award-winning Sharp AQUOS BOARD Interactive Display System into a sleek, lightweight design. Ideal for use in business, medical and education environments as a complement to the AQUOS BOARD display, the LL-S201A is an indispensable part of everyday communication, no matter who is using it.

The 20-inch-class touchscreen LCD panel delivers 1,920 x 1,080-pixel full-High Definition resolution with performance-enhancing UV2A technology to help prevent light leakage for truly bright whites and extremely deep blacks. The 10-point multi-touch screen and Palm Cancellation Function prioritizes the touch of the pen over the touch of your hand so you can write smoothly with the pen, while your hand rests on the screen. When connected to a device running Windows 8, the monitor serves as an intuitive interface. The display also offers a variety of usage styles to match the way you work.

SHARP to Introduce PN-K322B Touchscreen 4K Ultra HD LED Monitor

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, will introduce a new 32-inch-class (31.5" diagonal) LCD LED monitor, the PN-K322B. The thinnest in its class, this professional-use monitor features a Sharp developed high-sensitivity, high-precision touchscreen and delivers 4K Ultra HD resolution (3,840 x 2,160 pixels) - four times the pixel resolution of Full HD.

As previewed at InfoComm and CE Week earlier this summer, the PN-K322B is Sharp's latest 4K Ultra HD monitor. Its high-precision touchscreen allows accurate onscreen handwriting of fine text and lines, with writing performed via a dedicated touch pen with a pen-tip width of just 2 mm. The display also supports up to 10-point multi-touch operation.

Genius Announces SlimStar T8020 Keyboard

Genius today releases a next generation wireless keyboard and touchpad combination, SlimStar T8020, in North America. This multi-touch keyboard incorporates Windows 8 gestures to let users breeze through Microsoft's latest touch-based OS with intuitive swipes and pinches, even if users don't have a touch display. SlimStar T8020 allows users to switch between three different modes on the touchpad - mouse cursor, Windows 8 gestures, and numeric keypad - simply by pressing the MODE key. The multi-touchpad provides the following Windows 8 gestures: slide, swipe, swipe from four edges, zoom in/out, and page up/down, without any additional PC drivers, and these gestures also work in Windows 7/Vista/XP.

Acer Announces Aspire M5 with Core "Haswell"

Acer today expanded its M5 Series line of notebook computers with the M5-583P-6428. Continuing to combine powerful performance, long battery life and outstanding value, the M5-583P brings the following new features to the M5 Series, including "Haswell," the 4th Generation Intel Core i5 Processor, Intel Wireless Display technology (WiDi) and a powerful sound system. Available now, the M5-583P-6428 is offered exclusively at Best Buy throughout the United States.

Less than one inch thin, the new M5-583P also sports a new metal chassis with clean modern lines. It also features a "soft touch" finish on the bottom, adding a touch of sophistication and making it easy to grip and carry. Its silver aluminum surface includes a brushed hairline finish. Its backlit keyboard adds a cool subtle glow, helping to guide fingers when typing in dimly lit areas. A high-definition touch screen display with edge-to-edge glass completes its contemporary look.

Lenovo Announces Trio of ThinkCentre Desktops

Lenovo today announced the latest generation of its "Tiny" ThinkCentre desktop PC - the ThinkCentre M93p, which packs powerful performance into an impressively small form factor measuring just the width of a golf ball (34.5 mm). Lenovo also introduced the latest generation all-in-one (AIO), the ThinkCentre M93z AIO and the ThinkCentre M83 desktop. Designed with businesses in mind, all of the new ThinkCentre desktops optimize productivity and reduce costs with 4th generation Intel Core processors and top-notch energy efficiency.

"While the world believed that desktop PCs would become extinct, Lenovo believed in the desktop's evolution. This is how the original Tiny came into being," said Victor Rios, vice president and general manager of Think desktop, workstation, visuals. "The new Tiny takes this evolution to the next level. We are leading the industry trend of desktop miniaturization, offering new and innovative form factors, like Tiny and the new M93z all-in-one, that are still among the most powerful and energy efficient in the commercial space."

Lenovo Gets in the 'Miix' with New Range of Touch-Enabled Windows Device

Lenovo today announced several new touch-enabled Windows laptops, along with Lenovo Miix, a platform-bending multi-mode device that adapts to a user's every need. As a 10.1-inch tablet that converts instantly into a fully-functioning, Windows 8 laptop, the Lenovo Miix combines versatility and power in one touch-enabled device. The IdeaPad S400 Touch, S500 Touch, S210 Touch, U330 Touch and U430 Touch all hail from the company's S Series and U Series, which are notable for their thin and lightweight designs.

The new Lenovo Miix, S Series and U Series devices demonstrate Lenovo's commitment to "touch" as a defining trend in consumer computing. Research analyst firm IDC expects the penetration rate of touch laptops, which now sits at close to 15 percent, to double next year. Leading that trend, Lenovo is innovating across traditional technology segments - such as desktop and laptop PCs - with its new multi-mode, touch-enabled devices.

Toshiba Unveils Powerful Entertainment PCs

Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced its completely redesigned Qosmio X75 enthusiast-class laptop and PX35t All-In-One Touchscreen Desktop Computer, two powerful entertainment hubs equipped with 4th generation Intel Core processors.

"These entertainment-driven PCs are designed to help consumers do more and be more productive with Windows 8," said Carl Pinto , vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "Both systems enable users to do everything from creating, managing and enjoying HD content, multitasking and playing graphics-intensive games with an amazingly responsive experience."

ASUS Announces New PCs with Latest 4th Generation Intel Core processors

ASUS today announced four new desktop PCs with the latest 4th generation Intel Core processors for high-performance productivity and entertainment. The G10 and M51 are stylish, floor-standing PCs; while the ET2311 and ET2702 are slimline All-in-One PCs with 23-inch and 27-inch widescreen displays, respectively. All four models also feature powerful NVIDIA and AMD discrete 3D graphics, with ASUS SonicMaster audio technology for incredible sound quality.

The ASUS G10 and ASUS M51 are designed for fuss-fee operation with flexible support for mobile devices. Both models feature the ASUS Smart Cooling System with automatic fan speed control for optimum cooling and reduced noise, and ASUS Power Pack, a removable UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) that also acts as a portable battery pack for recharging smartphones and tablets. Both models also include the ASUS Universal Storage Module (USM) hot-swap drive bay with an industry-standard interface for optional cartridge-based hard drives.

Both the G10 and M51 are housed in floor-standing tower cases with all-new designs. The G10 has clean, chiseled lines with a brushed metal finish and indicator LEDs that reflect the state of attached external USB storage devices, while the M51 has a matte finish with a textured fascia that resists fingerprints. The M51 also features an ASUS Wireless Charger tray for wireless recharging of smartphones and tablets that support the Qi inductive power standard.

Axiomtek Announces New 18.5-inch PCAP Panel Computer

Axiomtek presents a new 18.5 WXGA TFT widescreen fanless multi-touch panel computer, the GOT3187W-832-PCT. It comes with the extraordinary easy-to-deploy modulized design which allows easy deployment and maintenance. The 18.5-inch projected capacitive multi-touch screen further enhances mutual interactive experience. The sleek panel computer uses Intel Atom Cedarview processor D2550 at 1.86 GHz with Intel NM10 Express chipset, offering an excellent balance between high graphics performance and low power consumption. The GOT3187W-832-PCT with a sleek ID and advanced touch experience is ideal for using in a variety of commercial and industrial applications such as the self-service kiosk in retail and control panel of machine in automation field.

Axiomtek develops a modulized design for the new GOT3000 series fanless touch computer to save operator cost & time, and further increases the possibility of additional function extension said Virgil Hsu, Product Manager of Product Marketing Division at Axiomtek. Moreover, this sleek touch panel computer offers a PCI Express Mini Card slot and a fixed rotational WLAN antenna (optional) available for wireless network connection in real time.

ASUS Taichi 31 with Dual 13.3-inch Displays Now Available

ASUS today announced availability of ASUS Taichi 31, a sleek Ultrabook with a 13.3-inch dual-screen design that offers the mobile flexibility of a tablet with the performance and features of a notebook. ASUS Taichi 31 features a choice of Intel Core processors and joins the 11.6-inch ASUS Taichi 21, launched in October 2012.

With two Full HD 13.3-inch screens placed back-to-back, ASUS Taichi 31 combines the best features of a Windows 8 tablet and a powerful Ultrabook in a single sleek design. With the same stunning black-mirror finish and slender profile as the 11.6-inch ASUS Taichi 21, ASUS Taichi 31 is as elegant as it is innovative, and packs a host of features that help make light work of any productivity task.

Axiomtek Announces GOT3157W-832-PCT Panel PC

Axiomtek is pleased to release a new 15.6" WXGA TFT widescreen fanless multi-touch panel computer, the GOT3157W-832-PCT. This panel PC comes with an industrial design with refined aesthetics, and brings the easy-to-deploy feature and advanced touch experience to a variety of commercial and industrial applications such as the self-service kiosk in retail and control panel of machine in automation field.

With the extraordinary modulized design, the GOT3157W-832-PCT gives operator hassle free benefit, no more annoying deployment and maintenance jobs! It uses 15.6-inch projected capacitive multi-touch screen to enhance mutual interactive experience. In addition, the Intel Atom processor D2550 at 1.86 GHz with Intel NM10 Express chipset has been integrated into the GOT3157W-832-PCT, offering an excellent balance between high graphics performance and low power consumption.

Razer "Project Fiona" Windows 8 Gaming Platform Named Razer Edge

It's a tablet. It's a PC. It's a console. It's all of the above: a full-feature PC and the most powerful tablet in the world. What's more, it has four modes specially designed for gamers and is able to run all PC games and applications. Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, today announced it intends to send its highly-acclaimed Project Fiona PC gaming tablet concept into production and retail distribution this year as the "Razer Edge" in North America and Asia Pacific.

The Razer Edge was introduced in January 2012 at CES as Project Fiona-the world's first tablet designed for PC gamers by PC gamers-where it received CNET's "Best of CES 2012" People's Voice Award, Stuff magazine's "Hot Stuff" Award, IGN magazine's "Best of CES" award and Laptop magazine's "Best of CES award."

One Laptop per Child Association to Release Three New Products at CES

One Laptop per Child Association (OLPCA), the world-renowned project to provide a modern education to children through a connected computing device, announced today that it will introduce at CES three new products. OLPCA will unveil for the first time the XO Learning System, an Android compatible software suite for child-centric learning, which is available by license to computer manufacturers, governments, NGOs and content providers such as book publishers. Tablets under such a license will be called the XO Tablet, the second product announcement. Third, OLPCA will show the fourth generation of its iconic green and white laptop with both a keyboard and a multi-touch screen using Neonode technology.

Every child has dreams and XO Learning directs the child's passion, creativity and energy for these dreams into a new user interface that has 12 dreams. Such dreams include "I want to be" an artist, a musician and a scientist. Each dream features a rich learning experience and applications, books, games and videos that allow children ages 3 to 12 to naturally explore their dreams and learn at the same time.

ASUS Announces Transformer AiO PC with Detachable Tablet and More at CES

ASUS today announced the Transformer AiO at CES 2013, the world's first all-in-one PC with Windows 8 and a detachable 18.4-inch display that doubles as a standalone Android tablet. ASUS also announced the Qube with Google TV media streamer that brings a wealth of online entertainment content to HDTVs, the PA249Q ProArt and VG248QE Fast Gaming monitors, and the WL-330NUL Pocket Router - the world's smallest router that gives easy wireless connectivity to travelers.

Lenovo Pioneers "Interpersonal Computing" with Company’s First Table PC

Lenovo today announced the IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC, the company's first "interpersonal PC," a multi-user, multi-touch, multi-mode device for the home that allows users to turn their personal computing experience into a shared computing experience.

As a Table PC, Horizon can lie flat on any surface, lets two or more people use the screen at the same time, supports interactive physical gaming accessories and is designed for touch screen game-play among several players. Horizon takes advantage of Windows 8 touch functionality to bring customized games from Electronic Arts and Ubisoft to life in a way players have never seen before. Horizon can also easily transform into a 27-inch high-performance desktop to handle whatever productivity tasks users need to do.

GammaTech Introduces Semi-Rugged Ultra-Mobile Personal Computer

GammaTech Computer Corp., a major international manufacturer and supplier of innovative notebook and tablet computers, announces the introduction of its semi-rugged ultra-mobile tablet PC (UMPC), Durabook model CA10. The unit features a 10.1" TFT LCD display with resistive multi-touch screen panel, meets Military Standard 810G and IP43 standard for drop, shock, dust and water resistance, has hot swappable dual-battery design that offers up to eight hours of power, and a quick menu support for easy operability.

"Access to a computer away from an office setting is very important in today's world," stated Jen Chen, GammaTech president. "The CA10 will benefit many different mobile-oriented service industries, including retail, logistics, healthcare and especially field service workers in the utilities, fleet management, and public safety sectors. Its durability, long battery life, various wireless connections, and dust and spray resistance capabilities make it especially suitable for these ultra-mobile individuals, who often find themselves in harsh environments."

E FUN APEN Touch8 Gives All Windows 8 Users Touch Screens

E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and marketer of fun, easy-to-use lifestyle products, now makes it possible for any Windows 7 user who has upgraded to Windows 8 to fully enjoy its touch-screen capabilities. Its new APEN Touch8 system, using ultrasonic and infrared technologies, operates as a multi-touch-screen digitizer, providing touch-panel functionality where there was not one before. The APEN Touch8 will be on display at CES in South Hall MP25067, January 8-11.

"There are about 600-million Windows 7 PCs and laptops in use today that can be upgraded to Windows 8," stated Jason Liszewski, managing director and VP of sales for E FUN. "The problem is that all of the platforms on which they run do not offer touch-screen technology. Our APEN Touch8 system allows these units to be easily and economically upgraded to include a touch function to take advantage of all that Windows 8 has to offer."

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