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Technology evolves so rapidly that we often spend more time complaining about what we can't do rather than appreciating what we have. Comparing the specs for a 30-year-old notebook with a current model underscores that point.

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The Toshiba Portégé Z10t ultrabook/laptop hybrid will be available on Telstra's 4G network from 11 June, the telco announced today. The convertible laptop device is being billed as the world's first Windows® 8 Pro ultrabook-tablet with 4G functionality.

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Today, we got our hands on the Toshiba KIRA, an "aspirational/luxury" Windows 8 touchscreen ultrabook that will retail for $2199 (Core i7 version). Boasting a "Pixel Pure" 13.3in touchscreen display with a native resolution of 2560x1440 pixels and a durable "honeycomb-structured" magnesium alloy chassis, the unit is clearly aimed at the fancy-pants demographic.

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Battery life is crucial, but there's an equally important test for any notebook that's going to get regularly used on a plane: is it small enough to fit on the tray, allow typing when there's someone sitting next to you and not end up half-closed when the person in front reclines their seat?

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I've been in Sydney this week for CEBIT and associated press events, which means I've been running into a lot of my fellow writers. And wherever I go, the first question is nearly always the same: "Where's the bag?" As far as the Hand Luggage Only project goes, it seems my trusty blue carry-on case is of more interest than anything else.