- News tagged "ultrabook"
Monday, 4 Jun 2012
When Ultrabooks were first released, it was still relatively easy to identify them. However, manufacturers are releasing even more form factors these days which has led to quite a bit of confusion. Thankfully, Intel has stepped in to clarify just what it takes to be labelled an Ultrabook.
Acer announces new ultrabooks and notebooks including the Aspire M5-481TG Timeline Ultra which features long battery life with Acer innovations, the slender and light Aspire V5-471G, and the razor thin Aspire S5 with a hidden I/O panel.
Friday, 24 Feb 2012
Right now, Ultrabook prices are a little out of reach for some consumers, while others may complain about its small storage space. Both issues are directly associated with the Ultrabook's reliance on SSDs, but hybrid drives might just be the solution that PC manufacturers are looking for.
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
If you need a push to get a Sandy Bridge notebook right now, consider this. Waiting for an Ivy Bridge powered Ultrabook just got a bit longer, if Digitimes is to be believed.
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.
Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012
Samsung today unveiled a few of their key computing products poised to reach Singapore's shores in February. Besides the usual printers and monitors, we were also introduced to the Samsung Series 5 notebooks, also known as Samsung's first official Ultrabook.
Friday, 20 Jan 2012
At CES, we saw Acer reveal the follow up to its Acer Aspire S3 -- the impressive black aluminum Acer Aspire S5. If the S5 continues to impress once it's available to users, then we're sure Acer's prediction that Ultrabooks making up about 25-35% of Acer's 2012 notebook shipments would be true.
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.