At Lenovo’s Tech World conference in San Francisco last week, the company showed off Folio, a fully-functional prototype with flexible screen that allows it to transform from a smartphone-sized mobile device to a larger tablet. The idea, of course, is to put the best features of both devices into a gadget you can…
Although it escaped into the world a bit early, the HP Folio Ultrabook is now a publicly acknowledged child of HP as a machine designed for the business crowd, but cool enough for the average consumer.
HP's new 13" Folio just leaked on the blog Ritchie's Room, adding to the cacophony of Ultrabooks zooming around right now. The design isn't as much of a departure from Hp's current laptops, but it's just as slim and pretty as you'd expect an Ultrabook to be, and a little tougher, thanks to a rubberized base and sides.
Here's a headline you won't ever see: "Apple Announces Trapper Keeper for iPad!" The plastic cases are about as far removed from Apple's design traits as you can get. But Booq has no qualms with a higher-end version, oh no.
Looking fresh off the cow's back, these limited-edition iPhone and iPod cases are pretty much the most eco-friendly you'll get. They're from sustainable US fashion designer Prophetik, and made with iAccessory-maestros Griffin.
We've seen numerous announcements of tablet computers in recent weeks, as the R&D labs of the world push out their hastily assembled attempts at competing with Apple's game-changing iPad. But are any of them up to the job?
Periscope's updated their Folio booklight case to fit the Kindle 2, which still houses a little memo pad, a pen, and a retractable light for covert reading.
The Register stumbled across a patent for the "Smart Interface System for Mobile Communication Devices", a smartphone extension dock that lets you easily plop your phone onto your home network and connect peripherals.
Click to viewJeff Hawkins just dropped Foleo photos on us. It looks like it's subnotebook-sized, but it's a smartphone companion, designed to make it a full computing experience.