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Asus Transformer Prime to Get Ice Cream Sandwich Update and Bootloader Unlock Tool

Asus bows to consumer presser on the bootloader; over-the-air updates to Android 4.0 for the Transformer Prime will start on January 12.


U-Book Dual-Screen Laptop to Launch at CES 2012

NajmTek's inaugural product supports dual screens as well as multiple keyboards, for easy switching between alphabets.


Intel Ivy Bridge Chips Launching Early April 2012

A new report says we'll see Intel's Ivy Bridge generation of processors in April.

Intel's Mobile Chip 'Medfield' Specs and Benchmarks Leaked

According to leaked benchmark stats, it looks like Intel's new system-on-chip will be pretty speedy.


Razer Delays Gaming Laptop -- But Sweetens Release

Gamers get good news along with delayed shipment: Razer Blade gaming laptop can get SSD and a snazzy mouse for free.


LogMeIn Goes Free With iOS App for iPad and iPhone Remote Desktop Access

LogMeIn has ditched the $29.99 price for its basic iPhone and iPad remote access app and is now offering it for free under the simple name 'LogMeIn.'


Acer to Launch 15-inch Ultrabook for $699

Acer may be looking toward larger screens for its thin-and-light Ultrabook line.

Archos Announces Sub-$200 Android Honeycomb Tablet

The Archos 70b is just $199.99, and it runs Android 3.2.


Nexus Tablet Expected Within 6 Months

Google guns for Apple with high quality tablet, voice recognition rival, and more, Schmidt teases.


Dell Abandons Netbooks in Favor of Ultrabooks

Dell’s 10-inch Mini netbooks have disappeared from sale online, and shoppers are instead offered the likes of an Inspiron or a Latitude.


LG TVs Will Come With Built-In WiDi for Easy HD Media Streaming

LG and Intel have formed a partnership to bring built-in WiDi technology to HDTVs.


Super High-Res Displays May Come to Ultrabooks and MacBooks in Early 2012

We may see super high-resolution displays in ultra-thin Ultrabooks and MacBook Pros as early as the first half of next year.

Samsung Breaks the Ultrabook Mold with 14-inch Series 5 Ultra Laptop

Samsung enters the Ultrabook race with two models, with one sporting an optical drive.

AMD Ultrathin Laptops to Take on Intel-Based Ultrabooks?

There is speculation that some of the AMD ultrathin laptops may make an appearance at the January CES show in Las Vegas.


LG Intros Thinnest Ultrabook Yet: The XNote Z330

LG ups the ante when it comes to Ultrabooks with it's latest offering that is just a hair smaller than MacBook Air.