Ultrabook Archive

Windows 8 and Ultrabooks further driving SDD into the mainstream?

Solid-state disk drives are nothing new. They have been around for a while now, but have yet to really take over on a widescale simply because they have always been much more expensive than traditional hard-drives while

Toshiba reveals new $800 Ultrabook – U845T

Toshiba just unveiled a new budget Ultrabook and this one is sub-$1,000. It’s called the Satellite U845t. Due in March, it’s a 14-inch, touch-enabled, has a 1,366 x 768 screen and it will be available for $800.

MSI Slider S20 Announced, Will Cost $1,199.99

We’ve seen quite a few hybrid tablets since the arrival of Windows 8, and that includes the slider category. The idea of these devices make a lot of sense because they work like true tablets (albeit a

Windows 8 Review + Video – Samsung Series 5 UltraTouch NP540U3C

So here’s my review of the the new Windows 8, touch screen enabled Ultrabook – the Samsung Series 5 UltraTouch NP540U3C. You can buy this laptop at BestBuy.com My thanks to Samsung for the hardware! Unboxing: It’s a

Windows 8 May Finally Help Ultrabooks Take Off

Ultrabooks had all the hype surrounding them, but that never translated to sales. These ultra-slim and ultra-sleek machines were sandwiched between MacBook Air and regular notebooks, and the high prices meant sales never really took off. Not

Dell releases their XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook starting at $1199

Dell have released the XPS 12 convertible Ultrabook to the market. You can now pre-order it for $1,199.99. That will get you an Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 128GB solid-state drive, and a 12.5-inch

Vizio is Serious About Pushing Into the PC World, Releases Several Windows 8 Devices

Previously known more for its TV and monitor line, Vizio seems to be pushing hard into the PC world. Whether or not there is room for Vizio or not remains unseen. That being said, they certainly have

More HP Windows 8 Hardware – The Envy x2 Hybrid PC

HP are also committing big time to the Windows 8 Hybrid market. Their newest entry is the The HP Envy X2. This one has an 11.6-inch tablet that detaches from a notebook-like keyboard base. This is not

More Windows 8 Hardware announced – HP SPECTRE XT TOUCHSMART Ultrabook

HP have added their 10 cents into the battle for hearts and minds re: laptops, tablets and hybrids. This time, they’re introducing the HP Spectre XT TouchSmart Ultrabook. This laptop weights in at 4.77 pounds and 17.9 millimeters thick.

Sony VAIO Duo 11 Windows 8 ‘hybrid-style ultrabook’ announced for this October

Sony has just announced its VAIO Duo 11 hybrid Windows 8 tablet. This new hybrid laptablet will feature a full backlit keyboard tucked away on a sliding hinge (what Sony calls the “Surf Slider”). It has a