News: Notebooks

Thursday, 23 Feb 2012

Android Multi-touch Patent Points to Jelly Bean on a Notebook?

Android Multi-touch Patent Points to Jelly Bean on a Notebook?

Google recently filed for a multi-touch trackpad patent that seems to indicate Android is gearing up to appear on notebooks. Is this an indication of a bigger mobile computing trend to come?

Friday, 17 Feb 2012

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Rumored to Launch in Q2 2012

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Rumored to Launch in Q2 2012

Google is said to launch Android 5.0 Jelly Bean in Q2 2012 with the aim of entering the notebook and netbook market segments.

Ivy Bridge's Arrival Possibly Delayed

Ivy Bridge's Arrival Possibly Delayed

If you need a push to get a Sandy Bridge notebook right now, consider this. Waiting for an Ivy Bridge powered Ultrabook just got a bit longer, if Digitimes is to be believed.

Thursday, 9 Feb 2012

HP Envy 14 Spectre - Classy Glass Ultrabook Coming End of February

HP Envy 14 Spectre - Classy Glass Ultrabook Coming End of February

We've seen the HP Envy 14 Spectre at CES this year, and were intrigued with the engineering efforts that HP has invested in it. Now, the wait for this beauty will soon be over as HP announced that units will arrive towards the end of February.

Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012

Incoming Second Wave of Ultrabooks Push US Prices of Current Models Down

Incoming Second Wave of Ultrabooks Push US Prices of Current Models Down

Good news for those looking to get an Ultrabook. PC manufacturers in the US are reducing prices of the current batch of Ultrabooks to make way for the second wave of Ultrabooks poised to hit the market.

Toshiba Unveils Its 14-inch Satellite U840 Series

Toshiba Unveils Its 14-inch Satellite U840 Series

Encased in metallic silver brushed aluminum chassis, the 14-inch Ultrabook incorporates the Hi-Speed Start Technology which allows the U840 to power and run in a matter of seconds while its USB Sleep & Charge technology gives users the option to charge their smartphones even while the system is powered down.

Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012

Samsung's Ultrabook Imminent along with New Monitors and Printers

Samsung's Ultrabook Imminent along with New Monitors and Printers

Samsung today unveiled a few of their key computing products poised to reach Singapore's shores in February. Besides the usual printers and monitors, we were also introduced to the Samsung Series 5 notebooks, also known as Samsung's first official Ultrabook.

Friday, 20 Jan 2012

Acer Predicts Ultrabooks Will Make Up 25-35% of Acer Notebooks Sold in 2012

Acer Predicts Ultrabooks Will Make Up 25-35% of Acer Notebooks Sold in 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

AMD Trinity Powered

AMD Trinity Powered "Ultrathin" Notebooks to Cost US$500

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

More Ultrabooks Coming Your Way from CES 2012

More Ultrabooks Coming Your Way from CES 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.

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