12/09/2011, A few days ago we reported that according to a rumor, future ultrabooks could be seeing touch screen functionality. As to whether that will be a feature many will be looking forward to remains to be seen, and it appears to further corroborate those rumors, Digitimes has once again come forward and stated that according to their sources, ASUS will be debuting a new ultrabook in June at Computex 2012 […]
12/08/2011, With all the talk of ultrabooks making their way around the internet, you can’t be blamed if you decided that you might want one for yourself. If that’s the case, HP has entered into the ultrabook market with their first offering, the Folio 13 and the good news is that it’s now on sale, so if you were thinking about buying it for yourself or for a loved one as […]
12/07/2011, One of the reasons Intel has been pushing the ultrabook standard pretty hard is due to the recent increase of tablet adoption. With laptops starting to look more bulky compared to a tablet, Intel wanted a happy middle that would give users the power of a laptop with the portability of a tablet. Now according to Digitimes’ sources, it seems that ultrabooks may be taking it one step further with […]
12/05/2011, With ASUS, Acer and Lenovo attempting ultrabooks of their own, we can’t say that we’re too surprised to find out that LG has decided to hop on board the ultrabook bandwagon as well with their Z330 ultrabook, a new addition to their Xnote line.
12/04/2011, The Ultrabook market is slowly but surely picking itself up, as different manufacturers step up to the plate to ensure that they too, will have an Ultrabook ready to meet the demand in due time. Acer decided to lump the Ultrabook under the Aspire name, where a slightly redesigned Acer Aspire Ultrabook is said to roll out sometime early next year – with an April 2012 date being quoted. It […]
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 – that is more than a year away if you gaze at your calendar (or crystal ball, of course), and the more interesting thing is, the price point would be less […]
11/30/2011, Intel has been pushing the ultrabook standard pretty hard. Supposedly inspired by the success of Apple’s MacBook Air and to compete against ARM, Intel has been persistently pushing manufacturers such as Acer, HP, ASUS and Lenovo to churn out ultrabooks, but it seems that the cost of building an ultrabook is a bit more expensive that manufacturers would like. However if this new report is right, Intel will be subsidizing […]
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 0.63″ profile, a full-size backlit and spill-resistant keyboard. The Z830 will be available with a 128GB SSD and up to 6GB of DDR3 RAM. It is touted to have 8 […]
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 which are also expected to launch some time in 2012.
11/23/2011, According to the rumors, the iPad 3 is expected to feature a Retina display with a whopping resolution of 2048×1536 packed into a presumably 9.7” display. Without doubt if those rumors are to come true, it would be one heck of a display, but according to new rumors, manufacturers Acer and ASUS are attempting to create high density displays of their own in an effort to head off the rumored […]
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 MacBook Air. Well the good news is that if you’re shopping around for an ultrabook, come CES 2012 you will have more than enough options to choose from.
11/16/2011, Intel announced yesterday at the Intel conference that touch-based ultrathin notebooks (ultrabooks) running Windows 8 will be a big focus for the company next year. However one of the main problems with touch is that the components for touch-based displays are pretty costly. Intel will be investing money and resources into finding ways to accelerate the cost reduction of touch. With Windows 8 featuring a touch-centric Metro user interface, it […]
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 Processor and boasts an ultra slim HD Bright View 13.3-inch display, a 128GB SSD, 4GB DDR3 RAM, and a nicely designed backlit keyboard, all crammed into a […]
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 the first month’s ultrabooks by both Acer and ASUS did not perform to their satisfaction, thus causing both companies to scale back production of […]