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If you like your laptops casual, mobile and flexible but don’t want to shell out a ton of money for one, the ASUS Transformer Flip TP200 might be for you. Based on the Braswell platform (2015 entry-level) these home-targeted convertibles come with a good…
If you like your laptops casual, mobile and flexible but don't want to shell out a ton of money for one, the ASUS Transformer Flip TP200 might be for you. Based on the Braswell platform (2015 entry-level) these home-targeted convertibles come with a good size battery, Windows 10 and silence! There's a hands-on video for you below but first lets take a look at the specifications. Asus Flip TP200 The specifications look very much like the 2014 Tra...
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Finally. The Acer Switch 11 V gets some airtime at Computex and the 5 minute overview gives us the first information on availability. It was announced at an Acer event in April but there weren’t any details about availability and Acer have been quiet ever…
Finally. The Acer Switch 11 V gets some airtime at Computex and the 5 minute overview gives us the first information on availability. It was announced at an Acer event in April but there weren't any details about availability and Acer have been quiet ever since. Don't be shy, Acer, because this looks like a really nice Core-M based 2-in-1 and if the price is right it will certainly compete with the Surface 3. The latest information from Tech Repo...
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Mobile gaming is coming to your hand. Acer have just announced the Acer Predator 8 tablet running on an Intel Atom X7. It’s a rugged 8-inch tablet with 4 speakers and running Android on an Intel Atom X7 platform.  Intel X7 is the highest-performing Atom…
Mobile gaming is coming to your hand. Acer have just announced the Acer Predator 8 tablet running on an Intel Atom X7. Acer Predator 8 runs on Atom X7 It's a rugged 8-inch tablet with 4 speakers and running Android on an Intel Atom X7 platform.  Intel X7 is the highest-performing Atom platform and has a much-improved graphics capability over the Baytrail-T platform and should work well for the most demanding app-store games on Android. A rugged,...
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+Jordan Calton never mind that most Android games are NDK based, and thus use libs compiled for ARM rather than java bytecode.
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Intel’s Kirk Skaugen, GM of the Client Computing Group, will be giving the opening keynote at Computex in Taiwan at 2pm local time and, as always at Computex, it’s an important one for Intel. The Internet of Things and wearables will feature in the…
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Asus are showing a new netbook-style 11.6-inch laptop at Computex. The E202 has just been spotted by Mobilegeeks and not only do the specifications sound interesting but it looks great too. A 4GB version with Pentium 4-core Braswell-family processor…
Asus are showing a new netbook-style 11.6-inch laptop at Computex. The E202 has just been spotted by Mobilegeeks and not only do the specifications sound interesting but it looks great too. A 4GB version with Pentium 4-core Braswell-family processor was seen with a USB-C port. It's fanless and weighs just 1.2 KG. This could be the perfect entry-level, back-to-school laptop. Asus Eeebook E202 specifications Windows 10 64-bit 1366 x 768 TN LCD ...
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Microsoft has set a date for Windows 10 updates. The free upgrades for Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs will be available on July 29th. Microsoft is currently testing pre-release version 10130 as an insider preview but this announcement could mean that the…
Microsoft has set a date for Windows 10 updates. The free upgrades for Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs will be available on July 29th. Windows 10 is coming on July 29th 2015 Microsoft is currently testing pre-release version 10130 as an insider preview but this announcement could mean that the next pre-release version will take it to 'beta' with no further feature changes. Cortana, Windows Hello and the Edge browser are just a few of the new feature...
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The Acer Aspire Switch 10 V was the undisputed #1 most-popular product in our database over the last 12 months but its time might come to an end if the Switch 10 V model, with Intel Atom X5, takes over at a good price. The Switch 10 V comes with a Full HD…
The Acer Aspire Switch 10 V was the undisputed #1 most-popular product in our database over the last 12 months but its time might come to an end if the Switch 10 V model, with Intel Atom X5, takes over at a good price. The Switch 10 V comes with a Full HD 1920 x 1200 screen, a re-designed chassis and is built around the Intel Atom X5 processor.  Mobilegeeks got a look at it in Taiwan today. Acer Aspire Switch 10 V. Redesigned with Atom X5 The I...
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Intel just launched the worlds most powerful phablet at Computex. Running Windows 10. This thing is awesome.

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The HP Pavilion 10 X2 tablet / keyboard case hasn’t been out for long but it has been a popular device in the UMPCPortal database. Maybe it was because of the very light total weight and good price. The updated HP Pavilion 10 X2 has a new hard-docking…
The HP Pavilion 10 X2 tablet / keyboard case hasn't been out for long but it has been a popular device in the UMPCPortal database. Maybe it was because of the very light total weight and good price. The updated HP Pavilion 10 X2 has a new hard-docking keyboard and has been updated with an Intel Atom Cherry Trail processing platform and USB-C. Like all the new tablets we're seeing at Computex this is running Windows 10. It's looking like a great u...
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“14 hours battery life when Web browsing” is the claim made by Asus for the new Atom X5-based Transformer T100HA.  Given the size and weight of this tablet (the keyboard doesn’t have an extra battery,) that’s huge. So huge that I don’t believe it. I’d…
"14 hours battery life when Web browsing" is the claim made by Asus for the new Atom X5-based Transformer T100HA.  Given the size and weight of this tablet (the keyboard doesn't have an extra battery,) that's huge. So huge that I don't believe it. I'd like to believe it but my history of testing PCs based on Intel Atom processing platforms tells me to question it. I've done that below. Asus claims 14 hours web browsing on the T100HA We don't kn...
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I thought these manufacturers were over the nonsense of giving incredible battery life predictions.
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I’ll let you into a secret. I’ve got official access to the Mobilegeeks team collaboration system and I can see what’s coming next – and it’s the first English Transformer Book T100HA hands-on video with a secret price reveal! The Transformer Book T100HA…
I'll let you into a secret. I've got official access to the Mobilegeeks team collaboration system and I can see what's coming next - and it's the first English Transformer Book T100HA hands-on video with a secret price reveal! T100HA comes in various colors The Transformer Book T100HA was the only significant product launched (for us) at the Asus press event this morning and it takes what is probably the most popular Windows 2-in-1 so far and up...
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  The ASUS press event has just started as I write this but some of the big tech websites already have information on ASUS #Zensation event launches. The first one for ultra mobile PC fans to take note of is the Transformer Book T100HA. This is an update…
  The ASUS press event has just started as I write this but some of the big tech websites already have information on ASUS #Zensation event launches. The first one for ultra mobile PC fans to take note of is the Transformer Book T100HA. This is an update on the original, and popular, 2-in-1 and therefore positioned below the T100 Chi at a value price-point. The new version now runs an Atom X5 CPU and includes a USB-C port. The screen resolution r...
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Owner, Editor, Reporter - Ultrabooknews, Carrypad, UMPCPortal
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Owner - Carrypad web network. I'm a Mobile Computing researcher and reporter and run Chromebookworld, Ultrabooknews, UMPCPortal and I developed the product database that sits behind them.
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Steve 'Chippy' Paine has been in the Internet business since 1988 and worked through roles such as system management, network design, security management and now, online journalism, research and publishing. Main interests: Mobile computing, netbooks, tablets, mobile internet, chromeos, connected photography, social networking, cycle touring, camping, energy
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Earliest reference on Google:1989 First email address 1987. Yes i'm bragging that i'm old!
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HP Stream 11 specs, images, information, prices.
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HP Stream 11 specs, reviews, images. Comes with one year of Office 365 Personal.

Samsung Ativ Book 9 specs, images, information, prices.
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Samsung Ativ Book 9 specs, reviews, images. 8GB RAM option 256GB SSD option

ULTRA MOBILE PC TIPS: Surface Pro 3 in the classroom
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"The only way to be truly satisfied, is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do." Ste

New Chromebooks
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Find a complete list of Chromebooks and browse the full specifications in our Chromebook database.

The Digital Thornbush
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The Toshiba Chromebook 2 (CB35-B3340) First Impressions Back in April 2014, I got a Dell 11 Chromebook and posted an article about it. Now,

Geizhals Preisvergleich
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Geizhals ist der Preisvergleich für Hardware, Unterhaltungselektronik, Haushalt, Sport, Freizeit und Drogerie. Mit der neuen Geizhals-App Pr

Acer Aspire Switch 10 review, specs, images and price.
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Acer Aspire Switch 10 specs, reviews, images. A full USB port appears on the keyboard dock which weighs 1.17KG (This could be with the 500GB

Windows Universal Apps announced at BUILD
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At the opening keynote of the BUILD developer conference in San Francisco today Microsoft announced something that will completely change th

Windows for free on devices of 9-inch or less.
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Microsoft have announced that Windows devices with screens less than 9-inches will now have zero license cost. This is a great announcement

Intel’s Back-To-School Windows/Android Platform Leaked
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Following recent hints that new versions of the Baytrail-M processors would be launched Intel have confirmed by publishing details of the ne

Introducing Kochbot, an Ambient Assisted Living App for Your Automated K...
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Nicole got the chance to enjoy a nice bowl of soup prepared using Kochbot, an 'Ambient Assisted Living' app concept showcased by the German

Dell Venue 8 Pro under $200 at Amazon.com | UMPCPortal - Ultra Mobile PCs
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The Dell Venue 8 Pro, in many respects the best 8-inch Windows 8 tablet out there, has just dropped below $200 at Amazon. I’ve tested them a

See Average Battery Life and Check for Connected Standby on Windows 8
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What’s Connected Standby? It’s the hardware and software that turns a PC into a smart device. Always on, Always Connected! You can find more

Windows Phone Store passes 3 billion downloads milestone
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Microsoft has announced that the Windows Phone Store recently passed the 3 billion mark. Windows Phone took more than two years to reach the

Streamcamp
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Das Live Streaming Barcamp in Köln

Free 4th-Gen Core-Optimised Software Packs to Give Away
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To promote our Facebook channel we’ve got some software packs to give away. We've got three great software packs to give away on our Faceboo

Dell Venue 11 Pro review, specs, images and price.
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Dell Venue 11 Pro specs, reviews, images. Available with Pentium 3560Y, Core i3 4020Y, Core i5 4210Y and Core i5 4300Y. Storage options go u

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 review, specs, images and price.
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Microsoft Surface Pro 2 specs, reviews, images. Various keyboard types available including backlit and with battery.

Buying Advisor V2
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Configured by Ultrabooknews editors, the Ultrabook and ultrathin buying advisor takes your input and chooses an appropriate list of prouduct

The Weather Channel
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With over 200 meteorologists and our ultra-local TruPoint(sm) forecasting technology, you can trust us to help you plan the best day possibl

Open camping on the lakeside. Have checked out quite a few campsites in NRW and RP and this is one of the nicest. Family of four, tent. Perfect weather helps though. Would like to come back and try an overnight stay in the wine barrel. (For real!)
Quality: ExcellentFacilities: Very GoodService: Excellent
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reviewed 2 years ago
Queuing to order food, picking it up yourself, eating with local Telekom staff at lunchtime. This 'new concept' style is somewhat over-rated in my opinion. Clean and smart location and food good though.
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Average quality hotel is clean and friendly. Value for money is good although don't expect the buffet breakfast to run room smoothly in high season. Hotel building 2 has no reception and is situated across from a car park that can be noisy from early to late. Great position for exploring the area though. Nearby restaurants suitable for all tastes.
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One of my favorite bars in Bonn. Its busy though so although the food is reliable, it isn't the most relaxing of places to eat.
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reviewed 3 years ago
You know a hotel is honest when they only charge €5 for 7 days internet usage. Clean, tidy, modern rooms. Good location.
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reviewed 3 years ago
Make sure you board the steam-powered ride. There's a diesel locomotive that's not half as interesting as the smelly steam locomotive! 8 minutes at about 10km/h is worth it. Take a look a the cabin classes and imagine. . .
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