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.
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.
Intel and MasterCard has just announced that it would collaborate to vastly improve the consumer experience and security for online shopping.
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.
Judging from the micro-site's countdown and a very familiar image, ASUS will most likely launch its UX-series Ultrabooks in New York on October 11th.
Looks like the stage is set for the rise of the Ultrabooks, with the increasing demand for ultra-portables, as well as more powerful ultra-low voltage processors.
Apple issued an ultimatum to Intel regarding its power hungry processors. Make them consume less power, or lose Apple as a customer. Intel listened, and now we have a new category of notebooks: UltraBooks.
Notebook manufacturers are turning to new materials to build their ultra-books, because word is that the two major suppliers of aluminium are already busy producing for Apple.