Laptop innovation: A history of unique and bizarre breakthroughs

1. ASUS Transformer Book V

Throughout the years, laptop manufacturers have taken big risks with portable computer design. Some have paid dividends, others... not so much.

Have you ever wanted an Android phone that docks into a tablet that, in turn, can transform into a laptop? If you answered yes, than the ASUS Transformer Book V is the device for you. Talk about functionality.

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By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is a Senior Editor for TechRepublic. He covers enterprise technology and is interested in the convergence of tech and culture.