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Lenovo Yoga Book with Windows Review

The Yoga Book is one of the most attractive pieces of hardware I’ve used this year. Lenovo is aiming for the best of both worlds: a compact tablet that’s easy to hold and transport; and an on-the-go laptop that isn’t hindered by an awkward dock. But going from concept to actual product, how well does it work?

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S Review: A good first attempt at a Surface Pro rival

Over the past few weeks I've been using the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S. The name isn't catchy, but there's a lot to like about the hardware in this slim 12-inch Surface competitor, including the AMOLED display and fanless Core M CPU on the inside. Samsung also bundles a keyboard cover with this device, because these sorts of key accessories should be included in the purchase price.

Neowin: Pipo 'X9' Windows 10 hybrid tablet PC review

Last month we reported on Pipo's X9 Windows 10 hybrid tablet PC. Now, it's finally arrived at our door for some hands-on time with what is probably one of the more unique Windows 10 devices to date. But, with something…

HP impresses with budget-minded Pavilion X2 hybrid

Creating an attractive and practical hybrid laptop shouldn’t be all that difficult. Yet as history has proven, budget-minded systems often get the short end of the stick in the design department and end up with more shortcomings than actual features. …

Asus Transformer T100 Review: Windows 8.1 convertible for less than $500

The Asus Transformer Book T100 is a full Windows 8.1 entry-level 10-inch tablet, sporting Intel ‘Bay Trail’ internals, and a keyboard dock all for under $500. The Transformer line of products has typically been quite solid, so it’ll be interesting to see how this Windows convertible hybrid fares and if the T100 manages to stand out from the crowd.

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WD Black2 Dual Drive Review

The WD Black2 sports both a 120GB SSD and a 1TB HDD in a single package. Unlike other hybrid configs such as Seagate's Momentus XT which combine ample magnetic storage with a little NAND, the Black2 crams both technologies into one drive too, but it simply does what desktop users have been doing for years by making the flash portion a primary boot drive with the disk serving as bulk storage.