Vizio’s top-of-the-line 27-inch touch all-in-one gets a modest update but stays traditional compared with detachable, convertible alternatives.
The VivoBook S500CA offers a big-screened touch-screen Windows 8 laptop for a bargain price -- and without many extras.
Another ambitious Windows 8 laptop from Asus, the Transformer Book can transform into a Core i7 slate.
You get a decent 14-inch laptop package in the Asus VivoBook, especially given that it has a touch screen, but it doesn't add up to anything particularly impressive that you can't get elsewhere either with better design or for a lower price.
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A touch screen and Windows 8 can't defuse the impression that the Vizio CA24T-A4 all-in-one was designed primarily for retail shelf appeal.
Forgive its quirks, and people looking for a big-screen all-in-one to serve as a small-room entertainment hub will find the Vizio CA27-A1 a price-competitive possibility.
Vizio's officially introduced a new line of All-in-One desktop systems with 24- and 27-inch screens. Are they all that?
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A good set of specs and a crisp-looking screen plus dual HDMI inputs make Vizio's top-end touch-screen PC a decent pick for those who want their computers to double as TVs.
A touch-screen Windows 8 ultrabook for under $700 turns out to be a pretty good deal, but this 15-incher's not a light load.