All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ultrabooks’

HP Announces Its Windows 8 Hybrid PC and Ultrabooks

Yesterday at the IFA trade show in Berlin, Samsung debuted a plethora of gadgets, including a Windows 8 tablet, Windows 8 hybrid PCs, and a Windows 8 Phone smartphone. Not to be outdone, HP today announced its own lineup of Windows 8 hybrid PCs and ultrabooks. There had been rumors for most of the year that HP was working Windows …

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New ThinkPad X1 Carbon From Lenovo To Be Available This Month

Lenovo introduced the ThinkPad X1 Carbon back in May, and the device will reportedly ship by the end of the month. No concrete release date has been announced, but it should be available soon enough, through Lenovo’s partners and Lenovo.com. On the product page, it still just says “available summer 2012”. A commenter at SlashGear indicates that a Lenovo sales …

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Ultrabooks: Intel Bets On The Future Of The Brand With Windows 8

Intel’s Ultrabook line is doing pretty well for them, but the MacBook Air clone could do better. The launch of Windows 8 creates an exciting opportunity for the brand. The PC is back in the spotlight, and Intel aims to capitalize on that momentum in the coming year. Netbook News met with the VP of Intel’s Architecture Group, Navin Shenoy, …

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Microsoft Pushing Touch Ultrabooks For Windows 8

Digitimes is reporting that Microsoft is pushing manufacturers of ultrabooks to alter their designs for better use with Windows 8. The new OS will feature the “Metro” user interface, designed with large button icons to be used with touch screens. It is a major, and, for some, confusing, change to Microsoft’s flagship OS. Since ultrabooks are so thin, using their …

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AMD To Enter Ultrabook Market This Year

AMD has always been the cheaper alternative to Intel when it comes to processors and they are extending that to the Ultrabook market as well. Intel already announced their new Ivy Bridge platform Ultrabooks at CES. They’re hoping that will bring the price down to a more affordable $799 to $999. AMD, always being one to rain on Intel’s parade, …

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