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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…

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…

Jelly Bean Headed to Intel Atom Tablets & Smartphones

Intel is working on porting Android 4.1 or Jelly Bean on to their Atom based Smartphones and Tablets.  According to Suzy Greenberg, a company spokesperson “Intel continues to work closely with Google to enable future versions of Android, including Jelly Bean, on our family of…

Dell XPS 14 & XPS 15 Ultrabooks Released

Dell has just launched two new Ultrabooks the XPS 14 and XPS 15 which offer good battery life, high performance, built-in security in a thin enclosure that kind of reminds us a bit of a Macbook. The two new devices join the XPS 13… which

Price Predictions for the Microsoft Surface Tablets: ARM at least $600, Intel Over $800…WTF!?!

We have a new report from DigiTimes that has them once again, venturing onto thin ice. Their information says that Microsoft’s new tablet will be priced well at the top end of the price scale. The reason for these high prices would seem to be…

Windows 8 Wants to Revive Netbooks with Ultra-thin Design, Touchscreens & Low Prices

Microsoft and Intel don’t want to give up on the netbook market just yet, despite the trend towards more the powerful notebook and tablet. Instead, according to DigiTimes, the two companies hope that the new Windows 8 can breathe new life into the netbook. The…

More Affordable MacBook Air Pressures Intel & Ultrabook Manufacturers to Lower Costs

Apple recently cut the price of its MacBook Air line by a small margin of $100, but even the moderate price cut might be enough to lure buyers away from Intel and their partners’ ultrabooks. Even though non-Apple ultrabooks start at lower prices, around $700,…

HSA Foundation’s motto should be “The enemy of Intel is my friend”

The phrase “the enemy of Intel is my friend.” seems to hold true today as ARM, Imagination Technologies, MediaTek and Texas Instruments have joined forces in the form of the HSA Foundation,which is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the dark arts of Heterogeneous System…

Intel Keynote: Ultrabook Security Features, Voice Control & Augmented Reality *Video Round-Up*

This year at Computex, Intel showed off a lot of new ultrabook features during their keynote address. In a playful presentation, the guys from Intel demonstrated face recognition software, voice control (in two languages) and augmented reality. It looks like a lot of innovative technology…

AMD A Series vs. Intel Ivy Bridge *Video* (Computex)

To demonstrate the superiority of the new APU over the competition from Intel, AMD showed a direct comparison of gaming performance against the current Ivy Bridge Core I7. The performance on the AMD system is significantly better than the Intel system: more graphic detail, smoother…

Convertible Tablet Ultrabooks on the Way

Intel has set out specific guidelines for their Ultrabook… line up, the most significant being that they contain an Intel processor. There are others including thickness 18 mm for 13.3″ and smaller displays, 21 mm for 14.0″ and larger displays and 23 mm for convertible

Windows 8 RT Not Heading to Intel’s SOC

Scrolling through my twitter feed it became clear quickly that there were questions about if we would see Windows RT running on Intel architecture. There are two versions of Windows 8, the full edition with the option of the familiar desk top and Windows 8…

Toshiba Presents New Windows 8 Prototype – Computex 2012

Toshiba introduced several gadgets today, including the real diagonal 21:9… ultrabook U840W. At first glance, especially in regard to Windows 8, it seemed like Toshiba’s competitors were in a better position. But that’s not quite right, because Toshiba has a few prototypes hidden amongst

ASUS Zenbook UX21A Touchscreen Hands On Video

Last month ASUS launched the Zenbook UX21A that had a glorious 1920 x 1080 IPS panels with a matte finish and excellent viewing angles and the expected Ivy Bridge update. At Computex ASUS showed an update to the unreleased Ultrabook… which features a touch screen.

Lenovo ThinkPad Windows 8 Tablet Hands On Video- Computex 2012

The Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet was on display at the Intel booth at Computex 2012. They were calling it the Lenovo Slate… even though it clearly had ThinkPad branding.
Though Lenovo won’t say much about specs, we do know it’s running some unspecified Intel Clover Trail