The push to make the thinnest, lightest, most portable laptop is proving fruitful. Case in point: the Acer Swift 7.
According to Acer, the Swift 7 is the thinnest notebook PC in the world. When closed, it wouldn’t be impossible to mistake it for a tablet with a keyboard attached, only thinner. At least, that’s the case with my tried-and-true iPad Pro and Magic Keyboard Cover combo.
Apple announced new computers Thursday, and they sure weren’t what everyone wanted.
The company will release three new versions of the MacBook Pro this year. They contain the requisite internal upgrades making them more powerful than last year’s units, but the most significant change is the addition of a slim touchscreen above the keyboard. We’re being pretty loose with our definition of “significant,” because this upgrade hardly revolutionizes the laptops. Apple doesn’t even include the…
For a few years now, PC makers have been making laptops with touchscreens. Some can be folded into tablets, some not, but the trend has been prevalent enough for Microsoft to rethink its entire strategy circa Windows 7 and optimize its desktop OS to work in two different modes: desktop and tablet mode.
Opinions on how well that works vary; personally, I’ve never found it elegant enough for daily usage.