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Acer President: Ultrabooks will be under $900 in 2013

12/01/2011, Ultrabooks are still in their infancy at the moment, but companies that deliver Ultrabooks to the masses are pretty optimistic about the situation, with Acer’s president going on record to say that Ultrabooks will still be around in 2013 –...

Toshiba Portege Z830 ultrabook now available

11/28/2011, Toshiba announced its new ultrabook, the Portege Z830 back in September, and now – just in time for the holiday season, it is available for purchase. The ultrabooks feature Intel’s second-gen Core processors, weigh less than 2.5 pounds, feature a...

Samsung to discontinue netbook in favor of ultrabooks (Rumor)

11/25/2011, If you were planning to get yourself a Samsung netbook, it seems that in an alleged email that Samsung sent to its trading partners, come Q1 of 2012 Samsung will be discontinuing their 10.1” netbook and will instead focus their efforts on ultrabooks...

CES 2012 expected to introduce 30-50 new ultrabooks

11/18/2011, We know that Intel is pushing hard for manufacturers to start rolling out ultrabooks, hoping that ultrabooks will become the new standard of notebooks that will be fast, thin, portable and ultimately emulate what Apple has managed to achieved with the...

HP Folio, First Business Ultrabook

11/15/2011, Intel introduced the Ultrabook category back in May 2011 and today, HP unveiled the HP Folio, a classy, super thin (18 mm – )13.3-inch business notebook that delivers 9 hours of battery life! The HP Folio is powered by the latest Intel Core...

Acer and ASUS scale back ultrabook production

11/10/2011, The ultrabooks put out by both Acer and ASUS were originally intended to compete against Apple’s MacBook Air, with the hope that they could offer something better than the MacBook Air and give Apple a run for their money. As it turns out the sales of...

Ultra-thin 15″ Mac notebook closer to being put into production

10/31/2011, A while back there has been some talk of Apple possibly creating an ultra-thin Mac notebook, which many seem to think that it will be inspired by the MacBook Air’s ultra-thin unibody design. No word on what sort of Mac notebook this will be, although a...

Asus Zenbook UX31 Preview

10/11/2011, The Asus UX31 is virtually exactly the same as the 11.6-inch UX21 Zenbook. The only major difference is obviously going to be the larger 13.3-inch display with higher 1600×900 resolution, SD card slot, larger battery for longer hours and slightly...

Asus Zenbook UX21 Preview

10/11/2011, “Beauty and strength creates harmony” is how Asus’ Chairman Jonney Shih described his company’s first Ultrabooks – officially christened “Zenbook.” The philosophy in crafting the 11.6-inch UX21 and 13-inch UX31...

Acer, ASUS to adopt fiberglass casings for future ultrabooks?

10/07/2011, One of the reasons why computer manufacturers are slow in adopting ultrabooks, even though they want to, is due to the costs of manufacturing. Now in order to reduce the costs of manufacturing and hopefully find a way to undercut Apple’s MacBook Air,...

Dell to unveil new Ultrabooks at CES 2012?

10/03/2011, The MacBook Air is currently one of Apple’s best selling computers. Granted it’s not the cheapest Ultrabook around, but given its specs and its looks, it’s a price that some are willing to pay for. Dell, who is currently the number 3 PC...

Acer Aspire S3 [Ultrabook]

09/02/2011, Ultrabooks seem to be in vogue these days, and we have the latest model appearing at IFA 2011 in Berlin in the form of the Acer Aspire S3. Just what does the Acer Aspire S3 bring to the table? Well, it is said to integrate all the best features of...

Lenovo IdeaPad U300s – A Terrific Design

09/01/2011, With the Ideapad U300s, Lenovo is entering Ultrabook territory in style. “Ultrabook” is a platform for uber-light computers that Intel has been promoting recently and the U300s is part of the first generation of Ultrabooks. At 14.9mm thick, it is...

Toshiba Portege Z830 [Ultrabook]

09/01/2011, Toshiba has announced its Portege Z830 ultralight computer which is powered by a ultra low voltage (ULV) Intel Core processor that is at the heart of Intel’s Ultrabook platform. When compared to the previous thin and light from Toshiba, the Portege...