At 2.82 pounds, the VAIO Fit 11A Flip PC comes in black, silver or pink aluminum and features a full pitch backlit keyboard, a gesture-enabled touchpad and a palm rest for comfortable typing. The new 11-inch model uses a solid-state drive and the latest Intel Pentium quad-core processor.
On Monday, ASUS introduced the VivoTab Note 8, a lightweight Windows 8.1 tablet that comes with some heavyweight tools, including a professional Wacom digitizer stylus. “The Wacom stylus makes this little tablet perfect for note-taking in OneNote or being creative in apps like Fresh Paint,” writes Brandon LeBlanc on the Windows Experience Blog.
Panasonic’s Toughpad line – which more than merits its name for ruggedness in enterprise devices – has a new family member, the Toughpad FZ-M1 tablet, unveiled Jan. 6 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
From new components to materials, devices, apps and services, tablet and PC manufacturers continue to build on the strength of Windows 8.1 to unlock rich new experiences for users with many new devices being announced at the Consumer Electronics Show this week, writes Nick Parker.
On Monday, Toshiba made 4K display technology more accessible to mobile professionals and enthusiasts by announcing two exciting new Windows 8.1 laptops that feature integrated 15.6-inch 4K Ultra-HD displays. Coming in mid-2014, these new Toshiba 4K laptops will take laptop screen resolution to the next level.
If you’ve got any devices that are still running Windows 8.1 Preview or Windows RT 8.1 Preview, you’ll want to update them to final release versions through the Windows Store before Jan. 15, when the preview versions expire.