Berlin's annual IFA consumer electronics show is one of the world's biggest and we've been scouring the show floor for the latest technology and gadgets. Despite the sheer vastness of stuff throbbing for our attention, several clear themes emerged from this year's Teutonic technology trade fair.
Another slimline laptop was vying for attention at Computex 2012, with the Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch the latest in a deluge of Ultrabooks.
Windows 8 is designed for touchscreen devices, but it is also an operating system for conventional desktops and laptops. This has lead a procession of tech companies to the same conclusion; make a tablet that docks into a keyboard.
Toshiba has announced its latest ultrabook, the Satellite U840W, and it's unlike any other laptop we've seen. It has an unusual 14.4in display with an aspect ratio of 21:9 designed specifically for watching widescreen videos without those annoying black bars at the top and bottom. Most other ultrabooks have 13in screens with an aspect ratio of 16:9.
Asus has unveiled the incredibly eye-catching Taichi ultrabook which has two screens – the standard 13.3in screen paired with an 11.6in screen on the reverse of the lid.
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