• News tagged "ultrabook"

Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012

Acer Guns for Thinnest Ultrabook Crown with Thunderbolt-Packing Aspire S5

Acer Guns for Thinnest Ultrabook Crown with Thunderbolt-Packing Aspire S5

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.

Ethereal HP Spectre to be Covered in Gorilla Glass

Ethereal HP Spectre to be Covered in Gorilla Glass

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.

Friday, 6 Jan 2012

Lenovo ThinkPad T430u Ultrabook Heading to CES 2012

Lenovo ThinkPad T430u Ultrabook Heading to CES 2012

Lenovo will be showcasing its latest Ultrabook under the ThinkPad branding at CES 2012. Available in Q3 2012 (in line with Intel's Ivy Bridge launch), the ThinkPad T430u will come with a starting price of US$849.

Toshiba Bringing World's Thinnest and Lightest Tablet and Ultrabook to CES 2012

Toshiba Bringing World's Thinnest and Lightest Tablet and Ultrabook to CES 2012

Toshiba Japan has indicated that it will be showcasing the world's thinnest and lightest tablet and Ultrabook at CES 2012. Details are scarce at the moment, but the Japanese company will also be demonstrating a prototype waterproof tablet with a wireless charging feature.

Thursday, 5 Jan 2012

LG to Showcase Two Ultrabooks at CES 2012

LG to Showcase Two Ultrabooks at CES 2012

At CES 2012, LG will be showcasing its Super Ultrabook series, the LG Z330 and Z430. Both ultrabooks are slated for a global availability sometime in Q1 2012.

Thursday, 29 Dec 2011

Windows 8 Tablets is a Possible Surprise Success

Windows 8 Tablets is a Possible Surprise Success

Windows tablets haven't found themselves many fans over the years, and have mostly been relegated to niche users. Come Windows 8 however, and all that is set to change. Wired predicts that Windows 8 will make Windows tablets surprise, and ultimately appeal to mainstream consumers.

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011

Analyst Predicts Decline of Apple's Ultra-Thin Notebook Market Share

Analyst Predicts Decline of Apple's Ultra-Thin Notebook Market Share

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.

Thursday, 8 Dec 2011

Acer Places Its Bets on Ultrabooks

Acer Places Its Bets on Ultrabooks

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

Strong Tablet and Expected Ultrabook Demand Boost Adata SSD Sales

Strong Tablet and Expected Ultrabook Demand Boost Adata SSD Sales

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

Ultrabooks to Stimulate Stalled Windows-Intel

Ultrabooks to Stimulate Stalled Windows-Intel "Framework"

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.

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