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Toshiba launches its Dynabook Kira V634 this week, promising a massive 22 hours of battery life, along with 8GB RAM, Intel Core i5 CPU, 128GB SSD and HDMI-out, including support for 4K video output.
It's the weekend, so that means whenever we can, we'll feature a review done by one of our members. Neowin is proud to present a community review of the Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook.
Lenovo's latest entrant in the hybrid marketplace brings full Windows 8 to the 11-inch form factor. The Lenovo Yoga 11S is described on the company's website as a groundbreaking multimedia mini...
There's no doubting that the Intel HD Graphics 4000 chip is pretty bad at gaming, but just how bad is it at pushing 2560 x 1440 in recent PC games? Well here's a video to show you
A 2560 x 1440 resolution Ultrabook was at one stage unheard of in the Windows camp. Now, Toshiba has released a premium, high-res Windows 8 laptop; how does it compare to the famous 'Retina'?
Samsung has announced a new Ultrabook with a 3800 x 1800 display and Intel Haswell processors, known as the ATIV Book 9 Plus. A cheaper version, called the ATIV Book 9 Lite, will feature AMD APUs
Fujitsu has announced a new Windows 8 Ultrabook, the Lifebook UH90/L, that goes on sale later this June in Japan that is just 15.5mm thick and has a display with resolution support of up to 3200x1800.
HP has refreshed most of their laptop line-up for 2013, including a new Envy 14 TouchSmart with an optional 3200 x 1800 display, and a cheap Pavilion 11 TouchSmart that packs a touchscreen for $399
Without question the Gigabyte U2442F is cutting edge stuff when it comes to ultrabook performance. Armed with a 3rd-Gen Core i7 processor, plenty of memory, and a quality SSD...
The touchable, classy Acer Aspire S7 is targeted right at the road-warrior, power-hungry, super-user. Two years after the introduction of Ultrabooks, this is one of the closest to the perfect mark.
Sony has announced its touch-enabled VAIO T15 Ultabook with touch which features a full HD touch display and will be yours for $950 when it lands in the Spring.
Another Windows 8 laptop has been announced before the show has even kicked off, and this time it's the $800 Toshiba Satellite U845t budget Ultrabook packing decent specs for the price
Fancy winning a brand new Ultrabook? Acer is giving Facebook users a chance to win one of their Aspire S7 Windows 8 Ultrabooks, one a day, until December 31st. That's 34 in total!
The wacky Asus Taichi - a Windows 8 Ultrabook with a touchscreen on the inside, and one on the outside - has been delayed, just a few weeks after retailers started taking orders for it.
It's that time of the week again, where we showcase a review submitted by a member in our forums. This week Osiris makes an appearance with a Samsung Smart PC (XE500T) review.
In most instances, an SSD is the best component upgrade for any modern system, but Acer took things one step further as the S5 is equipped with two 128GB SSDs in a RAID0 configuration.
Acer will launch the Windows 8-based Aspire S7 series of Ultrabook-based notebooks on October 26th, with prices starting at $1,199 for the 11.8-inch model and $1,399 for the 13.3-inch version.
Research firm IHS has cut its forecast for sales of Ultrabook-based notebooks to less than half what it had previously predicted for 2012, which could be bad news for Intel and Microsoft's Windows 8.
Nuance and Intel have announced plans to offer Dragon Assistant, a voice recognition software package that will be pre-loaded on some Ultrabook-based notebooks later this year.
Acer says it won't be offering a touchscreen Ultrabook for Windows 8 for business customers until sometime in late 2013, saying that the consumer market moves faster than the business market.
HP has announced today three new touch-enabled Windows 8 products: the Envy 2X laptop/tablet hybrid, the Envy Touchsmart Ultrabook 4 and the Spectre XT TouchSmart Ultrabook
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First announced at CES 2012 in January, Acer will finally launch the Aspire S5 Ultrabook in the US in late June, which it claims is the world's thinnest notebook at just .44 inches at its thinnest.
Asus is showing off a touch screen enabled version of its 11 inch Zenbook Prime Ultrabook that's being made for running Windows 8 at the Computex trade show this week.
A new report claims that Toshiba will no longer be selling any more of its low cost netbooks here in the US as it concentrates on making light but more expensive Ultrabook products.
Apple may be planning to release a cheaper version of its MacBook Air, with a report suggesting that the new lower-cost notebook could be on track for a launch in Q3 2012.
A new rumor claims that Dell's Alienware division might be working on a new Ultrabook product that would perhaps take the place of the now discontinued M11x notebook.
A hybrid Ultrabook-notebook running on Windows 8 and designed by Intel was shown last week at its developers conference and could cost about $1,000 for consumers.
Lenovo has revealed that its IdeaPad Yoga, an Ultrabook/tablet hybrid PC that will run Windows 8, is expected to launch in October with pricing that could start at over $1,900.
Intel has now revealed the hardware specs it would like to see in a tablet that would run Windows 8 with Intel's upcoming Clover Trail-based processor running things inside.
Striking a balance between both extremes, HP's Folio 13 kicks off at an attractive $900 while packing the same core componentry you'll find in even the priciest of ultrabooks.
Intel has launched a new advertising campaign that's designed to promote its Ultrabook design for thin-and-light PC laptops. The ads include TV commercials that parody genres of films.
Intel's new reference design features a 13.3" touchscreen and 1.5GHz Ivy Bridge processor, in a Windows-based Ultrabook designed to show how OEMs can bring touch experiences to familiar form factors.
Microsoft is selling a version of the HP Folio ultrabook PC with a exclusive laser engraved logo inspired by The Hunger Games movie in its Microsoft Stores and online.
Intel has offered an explanation on why it ran a video of a DirectX 11 game on an Ultrabook at its CES 2012 press event and tried to pass it on as a live game demo.
It was clear that Ultrabook would be the new buzzword at CES this year, but we thought we might see a bit more variety out of the manufacturers. We take a look at the designs of the new machines.
It turns out that, in an amazing show of confidence in their product, Intel faked the demo of DirectX 11 graphical performance on ultrabooks. Turns out that the 'game' they demoed was really a video.
HP has now officially revealed its Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook, its new thin-and-light notebook that was teased by the PC maker last week. It will go on sale February 8.
Gyroscopes and accelerometers are coming to a ultrabook near you, and they'll let you do stuff you previously never thought you'd do (or want to do).
Acer has just announced plans to release the Aspire S5 ultrabook-style notebook at CES 2012. It claims that the notebook is 15mm at its thickest point which makes it the world's thinnest ultrabook.
CES is almost here, and Lenovo's showing off their new range of 2012 notebooks. There's quite a few, and the company didn't want to be left out of the Ultrabook fad, bringing the new chassis to light.
HP has released a new video teasing the launch of a new product called Spectre. The device, which is most likely some kind of Windows PC laptop, should be fully revealed next week at CES 2012
Samsung is planning to launch a new notebook based on Intel's Ultrabook design in Korea in late December. It will be the first Ultrabook that will include an optical drive.
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J.T. Wang, CEO of Acer, has stated that his company is planning to move away from its current business strategy. Instead of churning out cheap hardware, Acer will start focusing on ultrabooks.
It appears as though we're just now arriving to that sweet spot where fewer compromises can be made to build fast and svelte machines that are budget-friendly, all at the same time.
According to the organizer's of January 2012's CES expo, anywhere up to fifty new Ultrabook models could pour onto the market after the show.
Acer is the first PC maker to actually start selling an Ultrabook, a notebook with Intel's ultra-thin design. The Acer Aspire S3-951 will go on sale later this week in the US starting at $899.