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To Buy a Touch Screen Laptop or Not?

With Windows 8 being a complete redesign of what we’ve typically seen from Windows operating system, we can definitely see that it has been optimized for touch functionality.  While there are still a handful of laptop that are do not have touch screen capability, the majority of systems do have this new trendy feature.

At some point in time, if you’re in the market for a new laptop, you’ll be asking yourself this question.  “Do I want a touch screen laptop?”  The answer to that question is not easy to come by, because it involves a dramatic shift in the way you compute.

Take some careful time examining the pros and cons of a touch screen enabled laptop.  While it may be the next thing in computing, it might not be right for you.  Read the following article on why it wasn’t for this guy.

Indeed, although I spent plenty of time poking (and tapping) around the Metro UI, I inevitably returned to the Desktop so I could get some actual work done. And at that point, a touch screen adds nothing to the experience. Sure, you can tap an icon to launch a program, or swipe up and down to scroll documents and Web pages. But this feels awkward when your screen is propped up in front of you, rather than cradled in your arm or lap (as with a tablet).

Read More Details At:  Does it make sense to buy a PC With a Touch Screen?

Lenovo has a pretty decent product lineup of both touch screen enabled and standard screen laptop systems.  If you don’t like touch, then there’s a good chance there’s a non-touch system and equivalent for you to go with.


Current Special Offers For: IdeaPad U Series Ultrabooks

Four New Touch Based IdeaPad Laptops Coming Later This Quarter

The selection of Lenovo touch display laptops will be expanding later this quarter. Consumers will see new IdeaPad systems rolling out between the months of March and April. If you’re looking for a touch display IdeaPad, wait just a couple more months. You’ll see touch-based versions of the IdeaPad U310 Touch and IdeaPad U410 Touch. The IdeaPad Z Series will also see some updates with the IdeaPad Z400 Touch and the IdeaPad Z500 Touch.

The IdeaPad U310 Touch and IdeaPad Z500 Touch will be available in March starting at $779 and $699, respectively, while the IdeaPad U410 Touch and IdeaPad Z400 Touch will hit the streets in April sporting $850 and $699 price tags in turn. Those prices are roughly $100 premiums over the non-touch versions.

More Details Found At Touch-screen Capabilities Coming to Four Lenovo IdeaPad Laptop Lines


Current Special Offers For: IdeaPad U Series Ultrabooks

Current Special Offers For: IdeaPad Z Series Laptops

IdeaPad U Series Will Have Touch-Enabled Models in 2013

Be prepared to see more touch enabled laptops from Lenovo. The company has announced at CES 2013 that the IdeaPad U310/410 and the IdeaPad Z400/500 product lines will have touch display screens. The systems will still be equipped with 3rd generation processors. The IdeaPad U310/410 will be available for purchase in March and the IdeaPad Z400/500 in April


Current Special Offers For: IdeaPad U Series Laptops