In A Blink, Google Ditches WebKit Browser Engine 9 Best Laptops of CES 2013
Google is making the change because Chromium uses a different multi-process architecture than other WebKit-based browsers, and it's become increasingly complex to support both the WebKit and Chromium projects. That is slowing down the pace of innovation, Google software engineer Adam Barth said in a company blog post when announcing the change.WebCore is a layout, rendering and document object model library. Blink is implemented on top of the Chromium Content module, and so must run in Chromium. There were fewer traditional laptops at CES 2013, but that’s because many of them are morphing into hybrids. MSI showed off the Slidebook S2, a tablet that transforms into a super-sleek Ultrabook, and Intel unveiled a beautiful, futuristic convertible concept. Meanwhile, Samsung  displayed a major competitor to the MacBook Pro armed with special RAM acceleration technology that will help it perform 150 percent faster than the typical notebook. Here are nine laptops that stood out.