Notebooks

Samsung Series 5 13.3″ Core i7 Ivy Bridge Ultrabook On Sale for $699

Ultrabooks are coming down in price but it’s rare to see an Ivy Bridge edition reach the $699 price point, usually it’s the 2nd generation Sandy Bridge units that are showing up for this price. Right now on Amazon the Samsung Series 5 13.3 inch…

ZaReason UltraLap 430 – First ‘Ultrabook’ with Linux

We’ve gotten our hands on quite a few Ultrabooks but we’ve never had the pleasure of seeing one based on Linux, the ZaReason UltraLap 430.  It comes with a 14.1-inch display that has a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, 2 USB 3.0 ports and…

Mini Yoga? Lenovo Planning Convertible Tablet with Windows 8 & Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad Core

Lenovo wants to be the second largest computer manufacturer in the world. With the launch of Windows 8, the company has the opportunity to ascend quite high. Lenovo is working on some laptops with touchscreens, but they are also planning an impressive convertible tablet. The…

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook Coming August 21st For $1400

Lenovo’s new Thinkpad X1 Carbon was officially presented in May, but since then things have been very quiet concerning the business friendly ultrabook. Lenovo’s plan was to prove that their new Ultrabook… can also appeal to professional users because of its very thin and light

Deal of the Day: Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook $100 Off

In the market for a new Utrabook?  You can’t really go wrong with the Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook…, it is best in class in terms of both build quality and design.  Right now Amazon is offering the Samsung Series 5 with a 2nd generation

ASUS Invited to IFA 2012 – Tablets, Convertibles & Ultrabooks with Windows 8?

ASUS wants their Windows 8 devices to be at the fore front of the competition. At least the TF600 and TF810 and two new Transformer tablets will come with Microsoft’s new touch OS Windows 8 pre-installed. At the IFA 2012 in late August and early…

Dell Inspiron 14z Ultrabook Up for Pre-Order for $699

We knew this price point was coming for Ultrabooks, but it looks like it’s almost here, Amazon has the Dell Inspiron 14z up for pre-order for $699.  The 14″ display has a 720p resolution and there’s 4GB of main memory along with Bluetooth 4.0, two…

Intel Announces 40 Touchscreen Win8 Ultrabooks, Pricing Down to $699 & SoC for PC in 2013

The Intel’s Ultrabook… Symposium kicks off tomorrow in Taipei and there the industry players will gather to discuss the latest developments of this new product category.  This is the second annual meeting, which is actually held simultaneously in two locations the second being Shenzhen because

North Korean iPad Clone, Quanta Factory Video leak, Surface Tablet, X-View 2 & iPhone 5 photos – News Round Up

In this weeks news round up with check out a photo of Kim Jong Il holding a N. Korean iPad… clone, watch a video of the Quanta factory that was accidentally shipped on an HP laptop, the Thomson X-View 2 gets a debut date,  Apple’s

Mac OS X Mountain Lion Update: New Firmware for MacBook Air, Dropbox, Office & More

The newest version of Mac OS X, Mountain Lion, is now available in the Mac App Store for $19.99. A series of bug fixes and internal program updates as well as a few third party updates like Dropbox and Microsoft Office round out the update.…

HP Envy 6 Ivy Bridge Sleekbook Unboxing and Detailed Walk Through- Video

The HP Envy 6 Ivy Bridge Sleekbook has finally arrived in our office in Taiwan. We took a look at the 15.6 inch laptop in an unboxing and detailed video walk through. The video features the Intel Core i5 Ivy Bridge generation laptop with Radeon…

ASUS Zenbook UX32VD Unboxing & Compared to the UX31E

The 13” Asus Zenbook UX32VD is a very sexy machine as it seems to have everything and you don’t really have to sacrifice much well that’s not exactly true, you do pay for the luxury. For $1,349 from Amazon at the high end it has…

Vizio Ultrathin Notebook with 15.6 Inch Full HD Display & Intel Core i7 in Unboxing & First Impressions Video

The U.S. manufacturer Vizio is one of the smaller suppliers of Ultrathins and ultrabooks. Vizio’s large 15.6-inch ultrathin has been available for several weeks, but now a user on the Neowin forum has taken a closer look at the new Ultra…-thin notebook from Vizio.

Dell XPS 13 Goes Open Source – Linux Lands on Ultrabooks

It was only a matter of time before open source made it’s way on to Ultrabooks.  Dell will be the first to release a Linux edition of their Ultrabooks, the Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook… will be available with Ubuntu 12.04LTS preloaded in certain select geographies.

Fujitsu LifeBook T902 13.3″ Convertible Notebook with Windows 8 Hands-on Video

At the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto Fujitsu showed off their newly certified Windows 8 convertible notebook with a touchscreen running Microsoft’s latest Windows 8 operating system.  The Fujitsu T902 comes with a rotating foldable 13.3-inch display and has the option for Intel’s Core…