Intel says that it will formally unveil its new 8th-generation Core processors later this month. The company says it's seen a performance boost of over 30% compared with its 7th-gen 'Kaby Lake' CPUs.
According to some online benchmarks, it seems that Intel may be readying quad-core U-series processors for its next generation of chips, which is codenamed Coffee Lake, and is due later this year.
At Computex this week, Nvidia announced its new Max-Q design initiative, allowing Ultrabooks as thin as 18mm to sport a desktop-class GTX 1080 for three times the performance of current machines.
New images have surfaced showing a new Samsung Ultrabook weighing just 1.9 pounds or 860 grams and measuring half an inch thick. The new laptop will likely be introduced at CES next week.
Lenovo has revealed plans to release several new ThinkPad Ultrabook models running on Windows 8, which are up to 20 percent thinner than earlier models, along with better battery life.
A new report claims that Intel could offer Ultrabooks as a source for wirelessly charging a compatible smartphone sometime in the second half of 2013 with their own technology.
An Intel representative was quoted this week as saying that there will be 40 Ultrabook-based notebooks with touch screens running Windows 8 released by the end of 2012.
We take a couple of Ultrabook alternatives to check how well they stack up next to the new 13-inch MacBook Air and perhaps settle the old debate about the so-called “Apple Tax”.
A new report claims that Microsoft is getting more involved with PC hardware makers in terms of having their upcoming Ultrabook products work well on Windows 8.
Some Windows 8 laptops will have a quad-core version of Qualcomm's ARM-based Snapdragon S4 processor which should compete with thin and light Ultrabooks based on Intel's design.
A new report from Gartner claims that PC sales will grow by just 4.4 percent in 2012 ahead of the launch of Windows 8 but will grow more quickly by the end of 2013.
AMD is planning to launch its own thin-and-light notebook design as a competitor to Intel's Ultrabook and Apple's MacBook Air sometime in 2012, according to reports.
An new analyst report predicts that while Apple will sell more units of its MacBook Air ultraportable notebook in 2012, it will lose market share thanks to a larger number of Windows-based Ultrabooks.
A new rumor claims that Asus is working on a swivel-screen notebook that will run Windows 8 and will be launched in time for the launch of Microsoft's operating system.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini is of the opinion that Microsoft's upcoming launch of the Windows 8 operating system is "one of the best things that's ever happened to our company."
A new rumor claims that Samsung will soon no longer make any more of its netbook products. Instead it will reportedly produce ultraportables and notebooks based on Intel's Ultrabook design.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini said today that the company will make selling low cost Windows 8-based ultrabooks a priorty in the next year, with an emphasis on the Metro-style touch interface
Preliminary sales of notebooks with Intel's Ultrabook design from Asus and Acer are not coming in as expected with the notebook makers only shipping 100,000 units each in 2011.
In a interview, Intel CEO Paul Otellini said that PC makers will have Microsoft's Windows 8 running on a new hybrid version of Intel's Ultrabooks design that will mix elements of a tablet and laptop.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini claims that running Microsoft's Windows 8 on one of Intel's chips "will give you the ultimate experience" during remarks made on Friday at Dell World.
Asus will be the second PC maker to launch its lineup of Ultrabooks to the US this week. Its Zenbook line, based on Intel's thin-and-light notebook concept, will launch Wednesday starting at $999.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini claimed during today's Intel Developer Forum keynote speech that an Ultrabook-based notebook with a future Intel chip inside will have "all day" battery use in 2013.
The first Ultrabooks were officially announced last week but a new report claims that unit shipments for these thin-and-light PC will be on the light side for at least the first year.
The first notebooks made with Intel's Ultrabooks concept design are expected to launch in October by Asus via a press event in New York City.
Earlier this year Intel first revealed plans to offer notebook PC makers a new design called Ultrabooks. The new product was supposed to be an answer for Apple's popular MacBook Air notebook. This week Intel...
Last May at Computex, processor maker Intel first announced and showed off the hardware concept design for the Ultrabook, a thin and light notebook that offers up more hardware power and features than the traditional...