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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.
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.
One of the better Ultrabooks we've had our hands on will soon be available for sale in Singapore. Also for sale will be the 14-inch Lenovo IdeaPad U400 that isn't an Ultrabook, but has a similarly thin profile and an optical drive.
Lenovo's been feeling pretty generous lately and has shed some light regarding its plans on creating a hybrid ThinkPad X1 that boasts twice the battery life with an Instant Media Mode, as well as when to expect Ivy Bridge processors in Ultrabooks.
Intel's CEO Paul Otellini lets the world know just how committed they are towards PCs, and thinks that Ultrabooks will jumpstart the PC's evolution which he feels has been retarded for the past few years.
Looking for a very good reason not to get those superb Ultrabooks right now? There aren't very much reasons why you shouldn't but if you really need one, then a "retina-quality" display on an Ivy Bridge processor is as good a reason as any.