Self-opening Dell Adamo XPS to launch 22nd October

Not only will Dell’s new Adamo XPS will be launching on 22nd October with Windows 7, it'll be debuting a geek-tastic new feature – a self-

Thanks to a heat-sensing strip on the front lip, you can swipe a finger along its length then watch as it glows white and automatically flips open the aluminium lid.

In case that wasn't enough to draw coos of excited praise, the Adamo XPS will also be the world's thinnest laptop when it launches this Thursday – less than one centimetre thick.

If it's anything like it's predecessor – the Adamo – it should also be solid, powerful, gorgeous and cost a lot.

There's no word on UK pricing yet, but its launch price in the States is $2,000 (£1230), a hefty sum – but then sci-fi gadgetry has never come cheap.