News tagged ‘ultrabook’
Friday, 20 Jan 2012
At CES, we saw Acer reveal the follow up to its Acer Aspire S3 -- the impressive black aluminum Acer Aspire S5. If the S5 continues to impress once it's available to users, then we're sure Acer's prediction that Ultrabooks making up about 25-35% of Acer's 2012 notebook shipments would be true.
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.
Thursday, 12 Jan 2012
At Microsoft's booth in CES, there's a whole array of the best products from their partner's ecosystem and we chanced upon some notable Ultrabooks you should keep tabs on. Some of them might eventually offer Windows 8, but that's another story for another time.
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.
Friday, 6 Jan 2012
Lenovo will be showcasing its latest Ultrabook under the ThinkPad branding at CES 2012. Available in Q3 2012 (in line with Intel's Ivy Bridge launch), the ThinkPad T430u will come with a starting price of US$849.
Toshiba Japan has indicated that it will be showcasing the world's thinnest and lightest tablet and Ultrabook at CES 2012. Details are scarce at the moment, but the Japanese company will also be demonstrating a prototype waterproof tablet with a wireless charging feature.
Thursday, 5 Jan 2012
At CES 2012, LG will be showcasing its Super Ultrabook series, the LG Z330 and Z430. Both ultrabooks are slated for a global availability sometime in Q1 2012.