- News tagged "laptop"
Thursday, 23 Feb 2012
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
Google is said to launch Android 5.0 Jelly Bean in Q2 2012 with the aim of entering the notebook and netbook market segments.
Thursday, 9 Feb 2012
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
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.
Monday, 6 Feb 2012
Macworld 2012 has concluded and there were quite a few products and concepts on display. One that caught our eye was the LandingZone, a docking station for your MacBook Air.
Friday, 13 Jan 2012
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.
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.