The classroom is proving to be a new battleground in the technology world after Google announced a number of educational platforms to be ready for the fall school year. Now, Toshiba is launching a new plethora of back-to-school items such as laptops and tablets that are aimed at helping students succeed in the classroom and at home.

The company has announced two new "next generation" 2-in-1 detachable PCs. The Satellite Click 2 and the Satellite Click 2 Pro each are equipped with a 13.3-inch removable display and they both run on Windows 8.1 operating system that aims to make seamless transitions from a laptop to a tablet.

The company hopes it will be a winner for both students and workers on the go who need easy access to their files and apps.

"We've developed two amazing detachables -- one that delivers solid, everyday performance at a great price and another that features a premium performance configuration that the category has been missing. Yet both give consumers the productivity benefits of a laptop and the convenience and battery life of a tablet in one device," said Philip Osako, senior director of product marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Digital Products Division.

Aiming to not push the budget too far, the Satellite Click 2 comes in at around $550 and the company claims it will have as much power and capacity as a traditional laptop while also functioning as a tablet. It will have the quad-core Intel Pentium proceesor and some 500 GB hard drive space.

The Satellite Click 2 Pro, however, will cost roughly double the price. Both new tablets/laptops will be available beginning in June, the company said.

"Great for entertainment, the Satellite Click 2 is also one of Toshiba's first devices to feature an audio experience with a sound system tuned by Skullcandy and DTS," Toshiba said in the statement announcing the launch.

With the summer season just beginning, companies are ready to roll out their newest additions to their product line. The educational sector is one of the sectors that has been seeing a number of moves, and Toshiba believes it can move into it by offering a device that is a laptop, but at the same time a tablet.

The idea is to give users the ability to move throughout their daily lives with ease, while still maintaining contact with their mobile device as they see fit.

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