Computex 2013

Computex 2013 Honorable Mentions

The highly successful Computex 2013 show in Taipei wrapped up its week-long showcase of new and upcoming laptops and tablets, and we have brought some of the highlights to you. We wanted to mention a few items that we didn’t get to talk about since, which were showcased at the event.

NVIDIA Jumps Into the Mobile Gaming Market

Mobile gaming is growing rapidly with the advent of Sony’s Playstation Vita and an ever-expanding array of mobile devices including the iPad, iPhone, and a variety of Android phones and tablets. Each of these devices is capable of accessing a dedicated marketplace, giving the user the ability to browse and download a variety of games and applications.

Sony Introduces the VAIO Pro Ultrabooks™

Sony discontinued their Z Series Ultrabooks™, much to the ire of PC professionals. Many believed Sony would focus on unique Windows 8 computers, such as the VAIO Duo Ultrabooks with the slider form factor, or possibly join the fray of tablet/laptop hybrid computers that have capacitive touchscreens and detachable keyboards.

ASUS Announces New MeMO Pad HD Tablets

Tablets are taking over. Get used to it. Tablets are poised to surpass laptops by 2015, according to an IDC survey. ASUS has been in the thick of tablet production from the beginning, and has placed some verifiable winners in our hands in recent years—notably the Nexus 7, one of the most popular tablets after the iPad.

View the World in 4K with the New ASUS Monitor

Standard high-definition 1920 x 1080 resolution monitors have become commonplace nowadays. But as everything else in the computer industry goes, so goes high-definition viewing. Get ready for 4K: super high-definition viewing.

ASUS Takes Dual-Band Routing a Step Ahead with the RT-AC68U

Dual-band functionality has become commonplace in the networking world, as the majority of routers come with the ability to allocate specific tasks to either the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz frequencies, resulting in faster, more efficient data-transfer speeds throughout entire networks.

Acer Revamps the Aspire S7 Series Ultrabooks

At last year’s Computex, Acer introduced their Aspire S7 Series Ultrabooks, which turned out to be solid examples of what Ultrabooks should be. The Acer Aspire S7 Series Ultrabooks provided reliable performance in a super-slim, ultra-portable design.

You'll Flip for the New Dell XPS 11

Teaching notebook computers the art of yoga seems to be catching on, as the Dell is making a valiant attempt to master that art form with the XPS 11. This aesthetically pleasing laptop is expected to come equipped with an 11.6” high definition IPS multi-touch display supporting resolutions up to 2560 x 1440.

ASUS Announces the Transformer Book Trio

ASUS is no stranger to hybrid computers. Last year at Computex, ASUS announced the Transformer P1801 18.4” Tablet & All-in-One Desktop Computer. Well, it looks like ASUS has not finished creating more hybrid devices because today at Computex, they announced another hybrid computer: the 11.6” Transformer Book Trio.

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