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There are people who will opt for a tablet after the iPad's success, and there are those who insist that a dedicated QWERTY keyboard is necessary for their use. And then there are those who will split the difference. Gigabyte is taking their opportunity at Computex to introduce one of those split-personality notebooks, with the M1125 netvertible debuting in Taiwan. This machine boasts an 11.6" display with a 1366x768 resolution, and there's also USB 3.0 support (rare on a netbook, or any notebook really), an optical disc drive, VGA output, an Intel Calpella chip and audio in/out ports. Further... Read more...
It's clearly the year of the Tablet PC. That was drawn into stone just as soon as Steve Jobs took the stage in California and announced that the iPad would soon be shipping. A million units later, and it's clear that the tablet has the world's collective attention, even if we're still attempting to figure out exactly where to use them in place of smartphones and netbooks. Acer has a new machine that straddles the divide, as the Aspire Timeline 1825PT "netvertible" is half netbook, half tablet PC. Opened like a notebook, you'll never be able to tell it apart from the average 11.6" netback, but give... Read more...