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Touch-Enabled Windows 8 Laptops: What's Out There?

Touch-Enabled Windows 8 Laptops: What's Out There?

If you’ve played around a bit with Windows 8, you know it’s just one of those things that needs to be touched. A mouse is okay, a trackpad gets by, but don’t-call-it-Metro begs to be touched. The live tiles and lengthy Start screen are designed for just that, and nothing else truly satisfies.

While manufacturers haven’t exactly flooded the market with touch-enabled laptops, there are some good options out there already. Expect a crush of touchable Windows 8 machines at CES early next year, but for those shopping this holiday, we have cherry picked the best touch-enabled, Windows 8 laptops.

Tech deals: 23" HP W2371d 1080p LED monitor for $150

Tech deals: 23" HP W2371d 1080p LED monitor for $150

HP is offering 23" W2371d 1080p LED-backlit LCD Monitor on sale for $149.99 with free shipping. The price is discounted instantly by $50 which is the lowest price we could find currently and $10 cheaper than our last mention. If you opt for dual monitors you can save an additional $10.

Tuesday tech deals: $600 Ivy Bridge PC, $60 Kindle 3G

Tuesday tech deals: $600 Ivy Bridge PC, $60 Kindle 3G

Costco offers its members the HP Pavilion HPE h8-1360T Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 Quad 3.4GHz Desktop PC (no monitor), for $599.99 (non-members pay $30 more). With $29.95 for shipping, that's tied with a deal from a week ago and it's now $170 under what HP charges direct...