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, 14 Dec 2011
Designed for industrial testing, the Powermark is a battery life and power consumption test for notebooks, laptops, tablets and other battery powered devices running Windows 7.
Thursday, 8 Dec 2011
Following the recent revelation of the details of the Ivy Bridge desktop processors, another leak has ensued. The product details of the mobile versions of the Ivy Bridge CPU have emerged.
Taiwanese PC manufacturer Acer has recently indicated that it will be banking on Ultrabooks to return them into profitability. As part of the same move, Acer has also signaled that they will stop focusing on "cheap and unprofitable" products in a blind race for market share.
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, 5 Dec 2011
Acer's chairman, J.T Wang, feels that Ultrabooks could be the magic bullet that jolts the "Wintel" (Windows-Intel) slump on touch-centric devices. He also mentioned price as a major deciding factor that will make or break the Ultrabook.
Thursday, 1 Dec 2011
It may not be in time for the holiday season, but Acer expects a significant drop in Ultrabook prices in the second quarter of 2012. Read on to find out more.
Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011
Looks like rumors of a 15-inch MacBook Air are getting louder the closer we get to 2012 -- which will also see the launch of the Ivy Bridge architecture in early 2012.
Monday, 28 Nov 2011
The best part about the bigger, better and faster competition between manufacturers is that consumers may have full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) Ultrabooks to choose from as early as Q1 2012.
Friday, 25 Nov 2011
It was going to happen sooner or later. Manufacturers, who are now facing a dire shortage of hard drives due to the floods in Thailand, have announced that one they will raise their notebook prices by 2 to 3 percent.