We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,259 News Articles

Intel shows off hybrid Ultrabooks

Windows 8 needs a tablet and laptop in one

Intel has chosen its Intel Developer Forum in Beijing to show off some hybrid tablet laptop Ultrabooks.

Among the device shown running Windows 8 was a device called the Letexo, according to ZDNet. The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga also made an appearance along with intriguing Nikiski.

The Letexo works in a similar way to the Asus Eee Pad Slider. It's a tablet with a large laptop sized touchscreen but has a hidden keyboard which folds out via a clever mechanism. (See also: What is an Ultrabook?)

Here are a couple of pictures of the Letexo doing its thing.

Intel Letexo

Intel Letexo

The white Nikiski laptop has a strange glass window below the keyboard which we assume is touch sensitive. When the device is closed Windows 8 pops up through this window - magic.

Intel Nikiski

Below is a brief highlights video which Intel has put together of the event.


IDG UK Sites

Best Christmas 2014 UK tech deals, Boxing Day 2014 UK tech deals & January sales 2015 UK tech...

IDG UK Sites

Chromebooks: ready for the prime time (but not for everybody)

IDG UK Sites

Hands-on with Sony's latest smartglasses

IDG UK Sites

Tips for selling on eBay: auction tactics to get the best price for second-hand products