Computex 2012 has arrived, and we're here in Taiwan to bring you the news at it happens. Joins us this week as we spend some quality time with the latest gear that PC manufacturers have to offer, and dive headlong into a world of thinner, lighter laptops and tablets.
Jun 23, 2012
Freescale's tiny 12-axis board demonstrates Windows 8 sensor fusion (hands-on video)
Here's a video demonstration of Freescale's 12-axis Xtrinsic sensor platform for Windows 8.
Jun 13, 2012
AMD's mountain: how the second-place PC chipmaker hopes to build cheaper, better laptops
AMD marketing director John Taylor explains the company's laptop strategy.
Jun 10, 2012
PQI Air Card lets you wirelessly access your camera's photos (hands-on)
Memory vendor PQI had a wireless SD card at Computex 2012.
Senseye hands-on, or how I learned to play 'Fruit Ninja' with my eyes (video)
We played Fruit Ninja with our eyes at the Utechzone booth at Computex 2012.
Qualcomm's quad-core Snapdragon S4 plays games, Smart TV reference design does multitasking
Qualcomm showed its quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor in reference devices at Computex 2012.
Noctua shows off noise-cancelling PC fan prototype
Noctua's PC fan uses magnets and patented technology to cut down the decibels on a PC's fan
Asus demos Thunderbolt display, PadFone docking monitor at Computex
Asus is demoing a Thunderbolt-equipped monitor, and a docking station for their PadFone.
Jun 7, 2012
Windows RT on Texas Instruments' OMAP 4 reference tablet (photos)
TI's Bill Crean showed off a Windows RT reference tablet at Computex 2012 in Taipei.
Jun 7, 2012
Watch this in 1080p: the Asus Computex 2012 keynote
The Asus keynote for Computex 2012 has been posted online, giving you a chance to relive Jonney Shih's presentation of the Taichi and Asus'
Jun 6, 2012
Upcoming Google TV set-top box will play movie streams from Android phones and tablets
Honeywld is showing off a new Google TV box at Computex that will allow Android tablets and phones to push video to the set-top box, providing a simple way for users to get content onto their TVs.
Jun 6, 2012
An Ivy Bridge too far? AMD may have finally lost the battle against Intel's juggernaut
AMD is losing the battle to offer real competition to Intel's Ivy Bridge CPUs, and the consumer might be the one who feels the resulting pain.
Snapdragon S4 laptops are in production for Windows RT, says Qualcomm's Rob Chandhok
Qualcomm SVP Rob Chandhok says that Snapdragon-powered Windows RT notebooks are in production.
Intel demonstrates ultrabook-to-phone wireless charging
Hands-on impressions of Intel's ultrabook-to-phone wireless charging demonstration.
NEC LaVie Z hands-on: an unbelievably light 13.3-inch ultrabook
This is NEC's LaVie Z, a ridiculously lightweight 2.2 pound ultrabook with a 13.3-inch, 1600 x 900 screen.
Lenovo ThinkPad Windows 8 tablet shown at Computex
Hands-on impressions of a Lenovo ThinkPad prototype tablet.
Drobo and Belkin Thunderbolt peripherals appear at Computex
Intel is using Computex as an opportunity to highlight Thunderbolt peripherals, including the Belkin Express Dock and a new Drobo storage device.
Acer reveals sub-$200 7-inch quad-core Iconia Tab A110
Hands-on impressions of the Acer Iconia Tab A110.
A closer look at the Asus Tablet 600 and Windows RT (video)
Impressions of the Asus Tablet 600 running Windows RT.
Jun 6, 2012
Asus releasing world's first 802.11ac laptop, says Broadcom
Broadcom announced that a refreshed Asus G75VW gaming laptop will be the world's first with 802.11ac "5G Wi-Fi" connectivity.
AMD shows off 11-inch Compal Windows 8 hybrid tablet (update: video)
Hands-on impressions of the 11-inch Compal Windows 8 hybrid tablet shown off by AMD at Computex.
Nvidia promises 10+ hours battery life for Windows RT, no fans or vents in mobile PCs
Nvidia's Rene Haas gave a speech on the growing trend toward more mobile computers at Computex today, but the message was Windows RT: specifically, how ARM processors like the company's Tegra 3 will change the way we think of our computers in terms of battery life, noise, and heat.
Hands-on with a touchscreen Asus Zenbook Prime
Hands-on impressions of the Asus Zenbook Prime UX21A with touchscreen.
Acer Timeline Ultra M5 hands-on: game-savvy ultrabook gets sturdier construction
Acer's introduced the Timeline Ultra M5, a 15.6-inch successor to the never-released Ultra M3.
Dell Inspiron 14z and Inspiron 13z redux: one ultrabook, one not, coming June 19th (hands-on)
Dell's getting into the budget ultrabook and ultrabook-lookalike game today with the new Inspiron 14z and Inspiron 13z laptops.
Intel's All-in-One concept PC has plug-in upgrade module, 21:9 screen
Intel's concept all-in-one is readily upgradeable, and offers a 29-inch, 21:9 display.
Sony VAIO T ultrabook hands-on
How much laptop can Sony give you for $769.99? We can't be sure without a full review, but Sony's 13-inch VAIO T, on sale today, feels pretty good.
Dell Inspiron 14z ultrabook revealed at Intel Computex event
Hands-on impressions of the Dell Inspiron 14z ultrabook, just revealed by Intel at Computex Taipei.
Intel outlines the future of the ultrabook
Intel has high hopes for their ultrabook platform, and they've outlined some of their plans at their Computex 2012 keynote.
Jun 5, 2012
Toshiba shows off first Windows 8 prototypes: convertibles, sliders, and tablets
Amidst a series of other announcements, Toshiba laid out some of its initial plans for Windows 8 devices.
Jun 5, 2012
Toshiba outs LX830 all-in-one with 10-point touch input, refreshes business laptop line
On a busy day at Computex 2012, Toshiba is adding a new all-in-one PC to its home entertainment range with the LX830.
Jun 5, 2012
Toshiba launches the Portégé Z935, a 13.3-inch super light ultrabook
Toshiba launches the Portégé Z930, a 13.3-inch super light ultrabook (hands-on)
Jun 5, 2012
Toshiba unveils first 21:9 ultrabook with 14-inch Satellite U845W
Toshiba refreshes the U840 laptop and introduces the U840W, an ultrabook with a super-wide 14 inch, 21:9 display for movies and multitasking.
Samsung shows off Ultra Touch and Ultra Convertible ultrabooks
Samsung's Ultra Touch and Ultra Convertible ultrabooks sport touch screens in anticipation of Windows 8.
MSI Slider S20 convertible Windows 8 ultrabook hands-on
Hands-on impressions of the Slider S20 convertible ultrabook from MSI.
Qualcomm will put Snapdragon chips into Windows Phone 8, adds 'S4 Prime' designation for smart TV chips
Qualcomm took the opportunity at Computex to pledge support for Microsoft's next-gen ARM-friendly operating systems and simplify its branding a bit.
Samsung shows off redesigned Series 7 all-in-one PC
Samsung Series 7 all-in-one boasts a brand new design.
Samsung shows off Series 5 Hybrid PC Windows 8 transforming tablet concept
Samsung has shown off a Series 5 Hybrid PC Windows 8 transforming tablet concept at Computex Taipei.
Computex, day one: the search for the perfect Windows 8 form factor
After day one of Computex Taipei, one glaring question remains — just what will be the best way to experience Windows 8?
MSI Slider S20 to make Intel's convertible 'Letexo' ultrabook concept a reality
MSI are set to announce an 11.6-inch touchscreen ultrabook which seems to be based on the Letexo concept Intel showed off at IDF earlier this year.
Thermaltake Level 10 M mouse shows off the finer side of performance (hands-on)
The Thermaltake Level 10 M mouse couples style and substance.
ViewSonic's Android Smart Display is a 22-inch tablet for your desktop (hands-on)
Hands-on impressions of ViewSonic's VCD22 Android Smart Display.
Asus Transformer AiO dual-boots Windows 8 and Android 4.0 (hands-on video)
Asus has announced the Transformer AIO, a tablet PC whose display doubles as a tablet.
Jun 4, 2012
Asus RT-AC66U AiCloud Router supports 802.11ac Wi-Fi for 1.75Gbps
Asus announces RT-AC66U router with new 802.11ac Wi-Fi support for 1.75Gbps of total throughput
Asus announces Tablet 810: 11.6-inch Windows 8 tablet with Intel Atom processor (update: video)
Asus has announced its latest Windows 8 tablet, the Tablet 810 includes an 11.6-inch display and is only 8.7mm thick.
Asus unveils Transformer Book Windows 8 convertible notebook (update: hands-on video)
Asus has unveiled its latest Windows 8 convertible notebook, the Transformer Book.
Asus Taichi: a dual-display Windows 8 laptop / tablet hybrid (hands-on video)
Asus has just announced the Taichi series laptop / tablet hybrid at Computex 2012 in Taipei.
Hands-on with Gigabyte's incredibly light carbon fiber X11 laptop
Hands-on impressions of the Gigabyte X11 carbon fiber laptop.
Jun 4, 2012
Acer introduces Aspire S7 Windows 8 touchscreen ultrabooks (hands-on video)
Acer's Aspire S7 Windows 8 ultrabook will be available in 11.6- and 13.3-inch sizes with 1080p touchscreens. The 13.3-inch version will have a glossy layer of glass on the outside of its lid.
Acer unveils 10.1-inch Iconia W510 Windows 8 convertible tablet (update: hands-on video)
Acer unveils ICONIA W510 Windows 8 tablet at Computex 2012
Acer announces 11.6-inch Iconia W700 Windows 8 tablet (update: hands-on video)
Acer announces ICONIA W700 Windows 8 tablet at Computex 2012
Jun 4, 2012
Acer unveils 27-inch Aspire 7600U and 23-inch 5600U swiveling Windows 8 all-in-ones (update: hands-on)
Acer has just announced two new all-in-one Windows 8 PCs at Computex in Taipei: the 27-inch Aspire 7600U, and the 23-inch Aspire 5600U.
The Verge is live from Computex, Taipei
The Verge is live from Computex in Taipei, Taiwan.
Jun 1, 2012
Asus, Acer, and Toshiba to unveil Windows 8 tablets next week, says Bloomberg
Bloomberg is reporting that Toshiba, Asus, and Acer will use next week's Computex show in Taipei to reveal their Windows 8 tablets.