Acer launchesTravelMate P645 ultrabook with dedicated graphics

acer travelmate p645

Acer’s new TravelMate P645 Ultrabook means business… which is to say it’s available with Windows 8.1 Pro software and it’s aimed at business and commercial customers. But the AMD Radeon graphics and full HD 14 inch display could make it an interesting option for folks interested in doing a little gaming on the go. The […]

Acer launches Travelmate X313 convertible 11.6 inch ultrabook

Acer TravelMate X313

Acer’s latest ultrabook looks more like a tablet than a notebook — but the Acer Travelmate X313 has the guts of a thin and light notebook in the case of a tablet. And you can use it as a notebook or a desktop PC by adding a keyboard case or a desktop cradle. The Acer […]

Samsung launches $1800 ATIV Book 9 Plus with Core i7, Windows 8.1

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The Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus is a premiumultrabook with a high-resolution display, a fast processor, and a thin and light case. Now Samsung is introducing a new model that keeps all those features, but which adds a faster processor and Windows 8.1 software. It also has more memory and storage… and a higher price […]

Fujitsu launches LifeBook U904 ultrabook with 3200 x 1800 pixel display

fujitsu lifebook u904

Fujitsu’s new Lifebook U904 ultrabook is a portable notebook that measures about 0.6 inches thick and weighs about 3.1 pounds. But Fujitsu didn’t skimp on the hardware to keep things thin and light. The notebook is powered by an Intel Haswell processor and features a 14 inch, 3200 x 1800 pixel IGZO display. The Fujitsu Lifebook […]

Toshiba introduces Z-series ultrabooks for business

Toshiba Z-Series

Thin and light laptops aren’t just for consumers. Toshiba’s latest ultrabooks are aimed at business customers looking for portable notebooks with 13 to 15 inch displays, long battery life, and enterprise-friendly features including enhanced security features, Windows Pro software, and docking solutions. Technically, Toshiba isn’t marketing the new Toshiba Portege Z30, Tecra Z40, and Tecra […]

Dell XPS 13 ultrabook with Haswell coming in November for $1000 and up

Dell XPS 13

Dell is updating its XPS 13 ultrabook with new Intel Haswell processor options, and touchscreen options. But the new Dell XPS 13 is just as thin and light as its predecessors, weighing about 3 pounds and measuring about 0.7 inches thick. The new Dell XPS 13 is scheduled to hit the streets in November for […]

HP EliteBook 800 series laptops, ultrabooks run for up to 12 hours

HP EliteBook 820

HP is rolling out a new line of notebooks for enterprise customers, including the new EliteBook 800 series notebooks with screen sizes ranging from 12.5 inches to 15.6 inches. The new HP EliteBook 800 Series notebooks are thinner and lighter than earlier models, but they get long battery life thanks to their energy efficient Intel […]

Is Lenovo working on a 0.4 inch thick ThinkPad ultrabook?

Lenovo ThinkPad Slim

Lenovo may be working on a new ultrabook that’s just less than 10mm, or about 0.4 inches thick. That would make it one of the thinnest laptops on the market, and it’s also expected to be very light, at about 2.2 pounds. Japanese site Yesky has pictures of the ridiculously thin laptop, and if Yesky’s […]

LG introduces Z935 ultrabook with 2560 x 1440 pixel display

LG Z935

LG is showing off an upcoming ultrabook with a 13 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display. It’s called the LG Z935, and Engadget reports it’s scheduled to hit South Korea in November for around $1000.   The laptop features an IPS display with wide viewing angles, USB, and HDMI ports, and a thin and light case. […]

Asus Zenbook unveils UX301 ultrabook with WQHD touchscreen

Asus Zenbook UX302

Asus is updating its premium ultrabook range with a new model featuring a high-resolution display, a speedy processor, and faster WiFi. The Asus Zenbook UX301 is a 13.3 inch ultrabook featuring a 2560 x 1440 pixel touchscreen display and an Intel Haswell processor. Asus says the laptop will be available with up to a 4th […]

Asus Vivobook S301 is a budget 13 inch ultrabook for $700 and up

asus vivobook x301

Asus is adding a 13 inch model to its Vivobook line of affordable ultrabooks. The Asus Vivobook S301 is expected to hit the streets soon for $700 and up, offering a range of options including Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 Haswell chips, optional AMD Radeon HD graphics, and more. The folks at Ultrabook […]

Lenovo introduces Flex ultrabooks with 300 degree screen rotation

Lenovo Flex 14

Lenovo is expanding its line of notebooks with screens that rotate almost all the way around. At first glance, the new Lenovo Flex line of ultrabooks look like any other notebooks with 14 and 15 inch displays. But unlike most ultrabooks, you can push back the screen 300 degrees so it’s facing away from the […]

Asus VivoBook S451 14″ notebook shows up unannounced

asus vivobook s451

Asus hasn’t officially introduced a new 14 inch laptop called the VivoBook S451. But when the company offered to send an Asus S551 15.6″ ultrabook review unit to Hungarian blog Prohardvr, someone seems to have goofed and sent the unannounced 14 inch model instead. Surprise! It looks like Asus has a new 14 inch notebook […]

Acer S7 ultrabooks now available with Haswell chips, high price tags

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Acer’s Aspire S7 line of ultrabooks are some of the thinnest and lightest notebooks around, measuring about half an inch thick and weighing less than 3 pounds. They also have a few unusual touches including a glass lid and a display that you can fold back nearly 180 degrees. Last year Acer introduced a few […]

Dell launches 12, 14 inch Latitude 7000 series ultrabooks with Haswell

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As expected, Dell has introduced a new line of business class ultrabooks as part of its Latitude laptop family. Prices start at $1050 for the new portable notebooks sporting Intel Haswell processors and business-friendly features including sturdy cases, swappable batteries, and 3 years of support. Unlike most ultrabooks, these models are also meant for enterprise […]