4G Chromebook Pixel LTE On Track for Early April Availability


Google’s more premium 4G LTE-enabled edition of the Chromebook Pixel is set to be available to consumers for an early April debut. The device, which features a touchscreen, will retail for $1,449 and will be compatible with Verizon’s LTE mobile broadband network in the U.S. According to an update on the Google Play Store on […]

Redesigned MacBook Air With Retina Display Coming Q3?


Apple may be releasing a wholly redesigned MacBook Air with a Retina Display as early as the third quarter of this year if rumors are to be believed. First reported by Taiwan’s Economic Times, the new laptop will also get improved performance thanks to Intel’s new Haswell processors and ‘new external features.’ The publication did not […]

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch With Windows 8 Now On Sale

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Today Lenovo announced its newest Ultrabook, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is now on sale starting at $1399. The new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is an updated version of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon with a new touchscreen to make it more Windows 8 friendly. The new models still features a 14.1-inch display with […]

What is an Ultrabook Convertible?

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The Ultrabook Convertible is a new type of computer that is a notebook and a tablet in one package. These new computers run Intel processors and Windows 8, and all include a touch screen or multiple screens to offer better control of Windows 8 Live Tiles and the Windows 8 modern user interface. As with […]

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Review: Ultrabook Convertible With Flexibility

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The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 is a new type of notebook that is part notebook and part tablet. This new category of computer, dubbed Ultrabook Convertibles by Intel and its partners, runs on Windows 8. In order to switch between a tablet and a notebook, Lenovo designed special hinges that swivel around, allowing the Yoga 13 […]

Ultrabook: 7 Windows 8 Touchscreen Notebooks

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Touch is a big part of windows 8, and the following Ultrabooks with touch allow users to get the full Windows 8 experience without the premium price tag of an Ultrabook Convertible. An Ultrabook with a touch screen cannot turn into a tablet like an Ultrabook Convertible, but it does allow user to reach up to a touch […]

Where to Buy an Ultrabook Convertible

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Users looking to buy a new Ultrabook Convertible notebook and tablet device can already order four of most promising models from Dell, Lenovo, Toshiba and Sony. The Ultrabook Convertible name is given to a new class of Windows 8 devices that transform from a notebook to tablet with dual screens, special hinges or sliders. While […]

Ultrabook Convertible: 5 Tablet + Notebook Windows 8 Computers

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With the launch of Windows 8, Intel is pushing the new Ultrabook convertible form factor with a series of new ads to put the new form factor in front of computers. “What is an Ultrabook convertible?“, you ask. The Ultrabook convertible is a new style of device, that transforms from a notebook to a tablet […]

Acer Aspire S7 is a Super Thin, Touchscreen Windows 8 Ultrabook

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Acer announces a notebook just 2.5mm thicker than the new iPad with a touchscreen capable of supporting 10-finger multitouch and Windows 8. If that doesn’t spark interest, the full 1080P HD resolution on both the 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch Aspire S7 Ultrabooks and 6 hour battery life should, especially with claims of up to 12 hours […]

Dell XPS 10 and XPS DUO 12 Tablet Hybrids Launch at IFA 2012

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Dell joined the legions of convertible and hybrid laptops and tablets at IFA 2012 with two new models. The Dell XPS 10 is a tablet first, and a notebook second, while the XPS Duo 12 brings back the mildly received DUO flip screen design from Dell’s netbook days to a larger display with Windows 8 and a […]

Toshiba Satellite U925t Windows 8 Ultrabook Convertible Launches

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Toshiba took the wraps off the new Toshiba Satellite U925t, a new Windows 8 tablet and Ultrabook convertible. Unlike many of the Windows 8 tablet to laptop models we saw at IFA 2012 in Berlin, Toshiba offers a slide around design that maintains a single unit in tablet and in laptop usage. Update: Ultrabook Convertibles – 5 Windows 8 Convertibles […]

Latest HP Spectre, ENVY Ultrabooks Adds Touch Technology

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Along with having introduced the hybrid ENVY x2 convertible tablet running on Windows 8, HP also introduced two new ultrabook models adding the company’s TouchSmart touchscreen technologies. While slim and powerful, these ultrabooks differ from the ENVY x2 in that the display is not detachable. Rather, users have the option of controlling the HP Spectre […]

Samsung Shows Off Series 5 Ultra Touch, Series 5 Convertible Ultrabook


At Computex, Samsung is showing off more of its Windows 8 wares in addition to a Transformer-like slate with a magnetic keyboard dock. The South Korean manufacturer is also expanding its Series 5 ultrabook efforts with two new devices–a Series 5 Ultra Touch, which is essentially a Series 5 notebook with a clamshell form factor […]

Qualcomm: Quad-Core Snapdragon S4 to Arrive in Windows 8 Ultrabooks


Confirming that ARM processors would not be limited to just slates running on Microsoft’s forthcoming Windows 8 operating system, Qualcomm senior VP Rob Chandhok says that the company’s ARM-based quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor will also be arriving in ultrabooks running Windows 8. With ARM processor onboard, compared to current-generation ultrabooks, Chandhok is playing up the […]

Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook vs. MacBook Air (Video)

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The Dell XPS 13 is an impressive notebook, and easily the best Ultrabook yet. It’s really the first Ultrabook that competes with the MacBook Air thanks to a starting price of $999, powerful internals and great looks. The Dell XPS 13 compares favorably to both MacBook Air models, but offers a better value than the […]

Dell’s XPS 13 Ultrabook Now Available and Shipping

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Dell’s XPS 13 ultrabook, which has a footprint closer to that of the MacBook Air 11 than the comparable 13-inch MacBook Air, is now available for shipping. Customers interested in Dell’s first foray into the ultrabook category can visit Dell to order theirs today. The device is being billed a a high performance and lightweight […]

Create.Work.Inspire: Dell and Intel Take the XPS 13 Ultrabook to NY


Last month, we attended Dell and Intel’s Create.Work.Inspire event at the Carte Blanche art gallery in San Francisco. Over those two days, we not only got up close and personal with Dell’s XPS 13 ultrabook but we also heard from artists and photographers that use technology in their work. Well, the companies are taking the […]