Articles about ultrabooks (page 2)

Panasonic shows off foldable Windows 8 Ultrabook
[CEATEC 2012] A number of vendors have taken the opportunity of CEATEC this year to show off their up and coming products. While the predominant focus seems set on presenting different cutting-edge technologies, there are many who have unveiled products such as tablets and ultrabooks.Among these is Panasonic who has taken the chance to showcase a new AX series Ultrabook. It is a Windows 8 Ultrabook which features an 11.6-inch […]

iSuppli slashes their Ultrabook shipment estimates
Do you believe that Ultrabooks have become the new standard of mobile computing (smartphones and tablets not withstanding)? Have you noticed an increased presence of Ultrabooks when you look around? Well according to market research firm, iSuppli, it seems that despite their rather upbeat predictions of PC makers shipping 22 million Ultrabooks earlier this year, the firm has since come forward and announced that they have made some changes to […]

HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14 and Pavilion Sleekbook 15 announced
What’s this? Are we looking at a new class of hardware just when the market is warming up to Ultrabooks? HP’s announcement of the HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14 and Pavilion Sleekbook 15 actually toes the Ultrabook line and veers away from it slightly, where these are actually powered by AMD processors underneath the hood for one of the models, and might not necessarily keep within the boundaries of what defines […]

Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook will be targeted at enterprise users on the go
With the Ultrabook craze already catching on, it’s no surprise that Dell has unveiled yet another Ultrabook device that they can add to their portfolio. Known as the Latitude 6430u, this is a pretty sleek looking Ultrabook that has been designed for the business user in mind, and as such has been built not just to be mobile, but also to withstand certain harsh elements and abuse up to a […]

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HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 revealed
We have taken a look at the HP ENVY Ultrabook and Sleekbook in the past, not to mention the new generation of ENVY notebooks, but here we are with the latest HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 being introduced that focuses on the following catchphrase, “the power of touch.” You will find the HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 to be a looker, that’s for sure, where it sports an eye-catching metal […]

Toshiba U925T 12.5″ Ultrabook Convertible
With the imminent arrival of Windows 8, there is an avalanche of touchscreen laptops, but the Toshiba U925T is quite original in its design and does not use the typical “clamshell” design with a detachable keyboard.Instead, it uses a “slide and rise” (my term) design where the display can lay completely flat on top of the keyboard, turning the U925T into a tablet. When the user needs a keyboard again, […]

CyberpowerPC Zeus-M Ultrabook announced
Now how about this, an Ultrabook so new, thin and stylish, that it was named after the God of Thunder? Well, the Cyberpower Zeus M Ultrabook comes in an extremely stylish physical appearance as well as being super thin – just like how any self-respecting Ultrabook should be. Touted to deliver a careful blend of performance, portability and smart capabilities, the Zeus-M has been specially chosen to carry an Intel […]

Lenovo X1 Carbon Review (2012)
Last year, Lenovo came out with the Lenovo Thinkpad X1, a laptop that was unprecedented in the company’s history. Lenovo is coming back with a follow-up in the the Lenovo X1 Carbon. The new laptop builds upon the strengths of the original X1, but improves upon just about everything, and that includes the screen size (14”), weight (3lbs) and design.The Lenovo X1 Carbon has been designed to go beyond Intel’s […]

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook bundled on Sprint now
Ultrabooks have not really taken off in a big way that Intel and the rest of the Ultrabook industry insiders had wished, since it still pales in comparison when compared side by side with the MacBook Air in terms of amount sold, but it is certainly gaining some ground, although the progress is said to be slower than expected. Well, I do not think that the fault lies in the […]

Apple’s MacBook Air reportedly eating into the sales of Ultrabooks
The Ultrabook standard is a new standard that Intel is trying to introduce to the mobile computing world, but it looks like Apple’s MacBook Air is doing well enough for itself that it could be hindering the sales of Ultrabooks from other manufacturers. This is thanks to Q2 results which revealed that only 500,000 Ultrabooks were shipped, while 2.8 million MacBooks were sold, with a sizeable portion of those belonging […]

Apple MacBook Air patent could threaten Ultrabook makers
It looks like OEMs which create Ultrabook computers could be in hot soup in the future. According to reports online, the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple the rights to the design of the latest version of the MacBook Air. How does this affect other PC makers, you ask? Well, judging by the diagram provided (image above) you can see why – it pretty much looks like any […]

Intel’s Ultrabook Design Induces Growth In Premium Laptop Market
When Intel introduced the Ultrabook brand and accompanying rules and guidelines, many were skeptical and talked about it being a marketing “gimmick”. Data shows that they could not have been more wrong. First of all, although relatively modest in terms of overall volume, the Ultrabook products are really important because they generate higher profits and that’s what keeps PC makers going.NPD, a research company, says that Ultrabooks now represent 11% […]

Ultrabook manufacturers reportedly facing metal chassis shortage due to Apple hogging the bulk of the supply
The next time you’re planning to get your hands on an ultrabook, don’t be surprised if the retailer informs you that you might have to wait as the product is out of stock. According to a report by DigiTimes, they are claiming that metal chassis supply used for ultrabooks are currently suffering from shortage. The reason? Apparently the shortage is due to Apple buying most of the supply which they […]

MSI Ultrabook Slider S20 coming this year?
MSI has certainly come a long way since it was introduced all those years ago, and this time around, we have word that MSI could very well be pushing for an introduction of a slider Ultrabook sometime in the fourth quarter of the year – with the asking price of $799. At that price point, it would certainly hit the sweet spot for many a discerning customer, as it is […]