CES 2017: The Pcs Are Stealing The Show!
The annual Las Vegas gathering is where almost every top gadget maker trots out the latest advancements in both the solid and dependable PC world and the wacky and experimental one. This year, PCs are stealing the show!
We get a glimpse where the most simultaneously and enduring consumer electronic device, the personal computer, is headed next.
-The new Dell XPS 13:
It’s not a new laptop. But Dell this year unveiled a new 2 in1 gadget. This new model adds the transitional element of the 2-in-1 form factor which unlocks the full freedom of hand gestures and the versatility of a tablet. “The mobile and PC world appear to be blending at a few points, namely the buyer’s desire for thin, sexy designs with lots and lots of battery life,” says Patrick Moorhead, an industry analyst with Moor Insights & Strategy. “, it's seems that Dell was working more on its product look and design!
-The new LG Gram 14:
The Korean electronics giant has been trying to dominate the ultrathin notebook market for quite a few years now, copying the MacBook in style. The new 14-inch Gram, launched today at CES, comes with 21 hours of battery life, LG claims.
-Asus's new VivoPC X:
The real surprise comes when Asus flips the script on VR-ready desktops by packing in the necessary components to play Oculus Rift and HTC Vive-capable games in a device no bigger than an Xbox One. With Intel Core i5 Kaby Lake processor and an Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics card, the VivoPC X is now on the cheapest ways to get high-fidelity VR — it costs just $799.
It was considered a foregone conclusion that the smartphone would become the new personal computer, and that the tablet would accelerate this shift. But the reality is that PC makers adjusted to become more mobile, more powerful machines on our desks!