ultrabooks News

New ultrabook raises the bar with 22-hour battery life

A new Toshiba ultrabook model will deliver 22 hours of battery life on a single charge, according to the manufacturer, outperforming its competitors when it comes to energy efficiency. In addition to almost >>

Ultrabooks are too expensive for enterprise, CIOs say

Early ultrabook adoption has not lived up to vendors’ expectation according to numerous accounts. Spurred by the popularity of Apple’s MacBook Air, these new ultra-thin notebook PCs offer ample performance despite their sleek, slimmed-down cases. High >>

Intel announces 13 new quad-core Ivy Bridge processors

Intel’s next-generation Ivy Bridge processors will be the first to feature a “3D Tri-Gate transistor,” The BBC reported on Sunday. The company plans to initially release 13 quad-core processors for desktop computers that >>

Ultrabook prices to remain high through 2012, drop in 2013

Ultrabooks will remain pricey through the end of this year, with ideal pricing of $600-$700 finally being reached in 2013 according to Digitimes. Due to the high production cost associated with the computers >>

Acer chairman eyes MacBook Air-like ultrabooks for PC growth

Acer chairman JT Wang on Thursday reaffirmed the company’s dedication to the new “ultrabook” market, further distancing his company from the low-margin netbooks that have dominated its PC lineup in the past. Following >>

Live from Intel’s CES 2012 keynote

Day 1 of the Consumer Electronics Show is drawing to a close, and a keynote featuring Intel is the perfect way to end the day. Intel is the driving force behind a seemingly >>

Live from Samsung’s CES 2012 press conference

We saw a few new Samsung phones revealed during AT&T’s press conference Monday morning.┬áComing soon to AT&T’s smartphone lineup are the Galaxy Note and the Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD,┬ábut the South Korea-based >>