Even with the best detachable-screen hybrid hinge we've seen, the older CPU and high price make the ThinkPad Helix a hybrid for a select audience only.
The LG Helix could be a great basic phone, but it suffers from call quality issues.
Acquisition comes less than a week after a report that the Internet retailer was planning to launch a game console later this year.
Small and light enough for a shirt pocket, Samsung's Helix YX-M1 is a one-stop audio entertainment center with an XM radio, a digital music player, and room for 50 hours of tunes, but it comes up short on battery life.
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This well-made hybrid is saddled with a high price and last-gen processors.
Following reports of a delay, the company says it'll start shipping the new laptop early next month.
The hybrid won't make its February due date, according to a Lenovo post on the company's Facebook page.
A laptop with a twist CNET Senior Editor Dan Ackerman shows off the recently unveiled ThinkPad Helix laptop from Lenovo at CES 2013.
Two new touch-screen laptops from Lenovo at CES 2013.
Forget fishnets. Geeky gals prefer the DNA helix look with the help of special science stockings.