Smartphones with touch screens? Great! Tablets with touch screens? Duh. But PCs with touch screens? Meh.
Recently I purchased a Lenovo IdeaPad U310 ultrabook, my first-ever touch-screen-equipped computer. I didn't necessarily want the feature, but figured I might as well give Windows 8 the benefit of the doubt. It was, after all, designed to be touched -- which explains why using it with a mere mouse and keyboard is such a dreadful experience. Plus, it was priced only about 50 bucks higher than its non-touch-screen sibling.
Having worked with the system for a couple weeks now, I'm ready … Read more