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Toshiba's Dynabook Kira Has 22 Hour Battery Life
Nov 19, 2013 - in News
Toshiba's latest Dynabook is a Haswell machine with a battery life to die for.
Ultrabooks Could See Price Pressure Due to New Macbook Air
Jan 4, 2013 - in News
A series of requests for quotations (RFQ) issued by Apple to Taiwan-based supply chain makers is apparently raising some concern among Ultrabook makers and their opportunity to market thin notebooks.
MSI Ships Sleek Slidebook S20 Windows 8 Hybrid
Dec 21, 2012 - in News
MSI is finally shipping its hybrid Ultrabook with a sliding screen.
Best Buy Announces Windows 8 Launch Offers, Exclusives
Oct 24, 2012 - in News
Best Buy has invested a lot of time and money into making sure it's your one-stop shop for all Windows 8.
Gigabyte To Release Windows 8 Slate, Ultrabook
Oct 23, 2012 - in News
Gigabyte is launching a Windows 8 slate and a convertible Ultrabook sometime after the OS launches this Friday.
Patriot Memory Bringing Out Ultrabook Memory
Oct 17, 2012 - in News
Patriot Memory is shipping Ultrabook memory modules later this month.
Report: 275 Million Tablets Sold Per Year by 2016
Oct 15, 2012 - in News
The tablet sector is expanding at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 19-percent.
Sony Debuts Hybrid Ultrabook, Mobile Tabletop PC, More
Oct 14, 2012 - in News
Sony has revealed its new Windows 8-ready devices including a new "Mobile Tabletop" PC and a hybrid Ultrabook.
Vizio Shows New Windows 8 PCs Thin+Light, AIO, Notebook
Oct 12, 2012 - in News
Vizio has updated its line of notebooks, Ultrabooks and AIOs with new Windows 8 models.
Acer Intros New Windows 8 Notebooks, Ultrabooks
Oct 12, 2012 - in News
Acer has revealed two Ultrabooks and three notebooks that will ship on Windows 8 Day (October 26).
Quick Look: Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon
Oct 9, 2012 - in News
After our review of Samsung's refreshed Series 9 13.3", we had requests for Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon. The system is in our lab, and we just received a gigabit Ethernet dongle to test out vPro. But first, we put together a quick look at the Ultrabook.
$699 Ultrabooks to be Available in Starting 2013
Oct 3, 2012 - in News
Yes, those $700 Ultrabooks are coming, but not until next year.
Research Firm Thrashes Ultrabook Prices and Marketing
Oct 1, 2012 - in News
The Ultrabook is praised as the savior for the PC industry in 2012, and is the flagship product for the launch of Windows 8.
Toshiba Satellite U925T is First NFC-Enabled Ultrabook
Sep 14, 2012 - in News
Intel says Toshiba's hybrid Ultrabook will be the first of its kind to sport NFC technology.
McAfee Intros Anti-Theft Protection for Ultrabooks
Sep 12, 2012 - in News
Intel-based Ultrabooks are now shipping with a special version of McAfee Anti-Theft which takes advantage of Intel's baked in Anti-Theft Technology.
Intel Teams with Nuance To Bring Voice Search to Ultrabooks
Sep 11, 2012 - in News
The same tech behind Apple's Siri will be used on Ultrabooks starting with Dell's XPS13.
Acer's Touch-Based Aspire S7 Ultrabook Arrives Soon
Aug 11, 2012 - in News
Acer's sleep Aspire S7 Ultrabook with an optional touchscreen will arrive next month.
Wireless Charging Coming to Intel Ultrabooks, Phones
Aug 10, 2012 - in News
Intel-based Ultrabooks and smartphones may get support for wireless charging.
Lenovo Intros ThinkPad X1 Carbon, T430u Ultrabooks
Aug 9, 2012 - in News
Lenovo introduced two new Ultrabooks, one geared for the high-end market and the other for small businesses.
Intel Developing New SSD Specification for Ultrabooks
Aug 3, 2012 - in News
Intel is pushing for a new mSATA SSD standard for Ultrabooks called NGFF.