News tagged ‘laptop’
Friday, 13 Jan 2012
It looks like AMD isn't going to sit quietly by as Intel steps up their plans to conquer the ultra-thin-and-light segment of the notebook market. AMD will be introducing what they call "Ultrathins" (a US$500 direct response to Intel's Ultrabooks) which run on AMD's Trinity processor chips.
Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012
Finally, Dell has revealed their Ultrabook to the world at CES 2012. Set your eyes on the Dell XPS 13, a compact little machine that manages to squeeze 13-inches of screen into an 11-inch form factor. To sweeten the deal, the XPS 13 also features a modern styling found on its older silbings.
Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012
We've been promised some very exciting form factors thanks to the flexibility of Ultrabooks coupled with Windows 8, and the appropriately named Lenovo Ideapad Yoga is one such Ultrabook. This spiffy little form-bender flexes to become a tablet in one moment and then a notebook the next moment.
A short while back, we reported that Acer will be placing big bets on Ultrabooks, and the result is what you see here today -- the Acer Aspire S5. One of the more important tidbits was that Acer will be moving away from producing "cheap" products, and it is clearly evident in the Acer Aspire S5.
HP has just announced the HP Envy 14 Spectre, an Ultrabook that has a Gorilla Glass lid and palmrest. The material seems to be a refreshing change from the usual aluminum or magnesium alloy that we're used to seeing. However there seems to be certain concerns regarding its Ultrabook legitimacy.
Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011
Analysts have predicted that Apple will lose their share of the ultra-portable segment, currently dominated by the Macbook Air, which makes up an estimated 49% of all Apple notebook sales. This prediction is reliant on the Ultrabook (as per Intel's specifications) segment picking up speed in 2012.
Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011
Taiwanese memory module manufacturer, Adata Technology has reported that rising demand for tablets, and an influx of short lead-time orders from the Ultrabook sector, led to SSD sales staying at high levels. Hopefully, the strong demand reported will lead to lower SSD prices.
Monday, 21 Nov 2011
Details on the upcoming slew of Apple products indicate certain design changes to accommodate bigger, better components used in the iPad and iPhone, and a thinner MacBook Pro.
Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011
The Dell XPS 14z that was released in China in October, has now been launched throughout the globe. Consumers who have put off getting the 15z because it was too large, can now zero in on the smaller Dell XPS 14z.
Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011
Microsoft's upcoming desktop / mobile OS, Windows 8 will play an integral role in Intel's fortunes moving forward, and it very well may go both ways.