updated 09:18 pm EDT, Thu July 11, 2013
Flagship Acer Aspire S7 with Haswell found on Amazon, shipping to customers
As expected, the Acer Aspire S7 ultrabook, now updated to Haswell, has shipped. Spotted on Amazon, the redesigned flagship S7 ultrabook gains 33 percent increase in battery life, taking it out to 7 hours, and also incorporates a high resolution 2,560x1,440 (WQHD) IPS display. The S7 includes a backlit keyboard, WiDi, new quieter fan tech, as well as Gorilla Glass protecting the LCD panel.
HP Envy Rove 20 given pricing, release date
The awaited HP Envy Rove 20 portable all-in-one Windows 8 touchscreen computer will begin shipment July 14. The portable all-in-one relies on Intel's HD 4000 integrated GPU to render its IPS 1600x900 pixel display. Its integrated battery will deliver up to three hours of use when on the go. Connectivity includes 802.11ac, three USB ports and Intel's Wi-Di. A 1TB hybrid hard drive is also built in, and HP continues its relationship with Beats to power its speakers. Configurations will be available starting at $979.