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Laptop Mag

Laptop Mag
Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:30:00 -0700

The device offers an 11.6-inch, 1366 x 768 LCD panel, what appears to be a full-size island-style keyboard and a large gesture-capable touchpad. There's also a built-in battery that Andronium claims will last eight hours. Outside of that, the Superbook ...


Tue, 05 Apr 2016 03:30:21 -0700

The keys feel a little shallower than on a more full-size 13-inch laptop, but this is a standard island-style keyboard that won't have the learning curve of something like the MacBook. The only display option is a 1,920x1,080 full HD non-touch screen ...

Rugged PC Review

Rugged PC Review
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 06:07:30 -0700

And now, the S410 has an improved 86-key keyboard that's more water-resistant yet. The new island-style keyboard has been optimized for functionality, clarity and ease of use. Often-used keys — such as the space bar and the shift keys — are now wider.

Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows

Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows
Sun, 06 Oct 2013 09:47:45 -0700

Conventional wisdom has is that large, mechanical, spring-loaded PC keyboards are the way to go for those who truly care about the typing experience. But after 20 years of tapping away on far too many keyboard keys to count, I've come to a contrary ...

LAPTOP Magazine (blog)

LAPTOP Magazine (blog)
Mon, 09 Apr 2012 14:41:39 -0700

In the past few years, we've seen a huge movement toward island-style (aka chiclet) keyboards on laptops. While most users seem to either like or at least tolerate keyboards with a larger gap between keys, reader Mary is not one of them. In a comment ...

Notebook Review

Notebook Review
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 08:52:30 -0800

Every computer has some sort of keyboard, but it's usually taken for granted – we explain the terminology and show you what to look for in this informative guide. The keyboard and mouse are the primary sources of input for a modern computer, but the ...

Laptop Mag

Laptop Mag
Thu, 10 Mar 2016 10:45:00 -0800

Inside is an island-style keyboard, a trackpad and nub, a fingerprint reader, and a 1920 x 1080 touch-screen display surrounded by a thick, black bezel. A card reader is located on the back of the device, but it's difficult to access when the X1 is in ...

Laptop Mag

Laptop Mag
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 11:27:13 -0700

Inside is a backlit, island-style keyboard, the 13.3-inch 2560 x 1440 touch screen and both the Spectre logo and Bang & Olufsen emblem. With a footprint of 12.79 x 8.6 x 0.6 inches, the Spectre x360 is roughly the same size as Lenovo's Yoga 900 (12.75 ...

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