Two of the hottest Windows-powered new machines of the fall, Toshiba’s Encore and Lenovo’s Miix 2 8-inch tablets, are now available via Amazon. However, only the latter can be actually had already, whereas the former is only up for pre-orders.
Lenovo kicked off IFA 2013 way ahead of schedule by introducing the world to a heap of new ThinkPad laptops on Tuesday, but you didn’t really think that was it for the OEM and the Berlin expo, did you?
According to Microsoft and their sometimes fun, sometimes deceptive commercials, the Asus VivoTab Smart, Dell XPS 10, Surface RT and Acer Iconia W3 are all faster, cheaper and/or better at multitasking than Apple’s iPad and iPad Mini.
Lenovo is reportedly getting ready to roll out a new series of Windows-based tablets. The MIIX family will include a fairly modest 10-inch model, but also an 8-incher that could run Windows 8.1 out the box.