It’s been a slow rollover in the personal computing world from disparate terminals and screens and mice and dongles to a more civilized and tidy tablet form factor. Convertible laptops coming out of Lenovo, VAIO and Microsoft are definitely a good sign of things to come. It turns out that Toshiba wants to get in on the consumer end, too.
It’s introducing the dynaPad, a 12-inch full HD tablet running on Windows 10. The screen make-up is a sandwich of Gorilla Glass 3 panes and a sensor mesh, topped off with an oleophobic coating to combat against nasty fingerprints. [...]
What does ATIV even stand for? Whatever the case may be, Samsung decided to associate that brand with its Windows products. While the Windows Phone/Windows 10 Mobile schedule has been extremely light, the company seems to be recommitted to the notebook form factor. And it’s doing so with two new Windows 10 entries and also some unique punches for each of them.
The ATIV Book 9 Spin, pictured above, is a 13.3-inch convertible laptop/tablet hybrid. The more conventional, but grizzlier ATIV Book 9 Pro’s screen measures in at 15.6 inches with a 4K display, also touchable. [...]
Microsoft blew plenty of socks off with the tablet and notebook debuts during its Windows 10 device day. The Surface Pro 4, Surface Book and the Surface Type Cover look completely capable in rousing the white collar masses this holiday season. And as we drag in towards first shipments, Microsoft seems to be realizing it.
The company is now apparently shipping an estimated 1.5 million Surface Pros for the holiday quarter, up from just under a million as originally intended. Supply chain sources also say that Microsoft could end the year having sold 4 to 5 million Surface [...]