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June 5, 2012 at 7:50 AM

Windows 8 devices from Computex: Roundup of links

Windows 8 is in the spotlight at Computex, the annual trade show happening this week in Taipei.

Manufacturers from Samsung to Lenovo to Asus showed off everything from all-in-ones to tablets to convertible/hybrid laptop-tablets featuring Windows 8, the next version of Microsoft’s operating system. Though not everything shown at Computex will make it to market, a good number likely will and it’s a good indicator of what manufacturers are thinking in terms of the range of Windows 8 products.

Here’s a roundup of links about some of the products featuring Windows 8 being shown at Computex:

Samsung: Series 5 Hybrid PC has an accompanying keyboard dock that attaches magnetically; Series 7 All-In-One PC is supposed to respond to both voice input and hand gestures. (From Engadget)

Lenovo: The company demo-ed a version of its ThinkPad tablet that runs on Windows 8. (From Laptop Mag)

Asus: The Taichi laptop-tablet hybrid has a dual screen that comes with either 11.6- or 13.3-inch displays. The Tablet 600 is a 10.1-inch tablet (with optional keyboard dock) running Windows RT, the version of Windows that will run on ARM-based processors. (From Engadget and Nvidia blog)

Acer Iconia: The Iconia 510 tablet comes with a detachable clamshell keyboard dock; the Iconia 700 is billed as a performance-oriented tablet. (From PCWorld)

MSI Slider S20: A convertible Windows 8 ultra book with a sliding keyboard. (From The Verge)

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