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.
Monday, 9 Jan 2012
Revealed today at the CES Unveiled 2012 event is Belkin's upcoming Thunderbolt Express Dock. This new docking device will enable current Macbook and Ultrabook users to expand their connectivity using just one cable.
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.
You already know that Windows 8 allows itself to be navigated in a myriad of ways. You've got touch input, pen input, trackpad input and of course mouse input. Now, thanks to Swedish eye-tracking experts Tobii, we can add eye-navigation into that list as well, with the Tobii Gaze.
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.
Even before the Razer Switchblade starts shipping to the world, the company will be unveiling Project Fiona at CES 2012, promising a new form factor for PC gaming.