Razer introduces a 14 inch ultrabook aimed at gamers

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Razer has already introduced a high-end Windows gaming tablet this year, so it’s pretty clear the company things you can pack some serious gaming chops into a small package. So I suppose it’s not a huge surprise that the company is following the Razer Edge tablet with a new ultrabook aimed at gamers. It’s called the […]

Tizen Linux demo on an ultrabook (video)

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Tizen is a Linux-based operating system that’s backed by Samsung and which is expected to ship on Samsung smartphones this year. But the OS isn’t just for mobile devices like phones and tablets. The folks at Tizen Experts got a chance to check out an early demo of Tizen running on an ultrabook, and it looks […]

Asus VivoBook V551 ultrabook with Haswell CPU coming soon


PC makers are expected to launch plenty of new laptops, tablets, and hybrid devices featuring Intel Haswell processors at the Computex trade show in Taiwan in June. But some Haswell-powered devices are starting to show up a bit early. The Asus VivoBook V551 is an ultrabook with a 15.6 inch display and an Intel Core […]

HP Envy TouchSmart 14 ultrabook packs a 3200 x 1800 pixel display

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It’s shaping up to be a good year for fans of high-resolution laptop displays. Apple may have kicked things off when the company started shipping MacBook Pro notebooks with Retina displays, but this year we’ve also seen notebooks from Google and Toshiba with higher-than-full-HD screens. Now HP is joining the party with the HP Envy […]

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix hybrid ultrabook now available (for $1679 and up)


There’s good news for folks who’ve been waiting for Lenovo to release its first Thinkpad ultrabook with a detachable Windows 8 tablet portion. The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is now available for purchase from Lenovo. There’s also bad news: the cheapest configuration isn’t particularly cheap at all. Prices start at $1679. For that price you get […]

Lenovo ThinkPad S3, S5 ultrabooks on the way?

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It looks like Lenovo may be preparing to launch at least two new ultrabooks. Engadget reports that the upcoming ThinkPad S3 and S5 will features 13 and 15 inch displays, respectively  and could launch by the end of May in China. Both laptops feature aluminum cases, although there seem to be both silver and black options. […]

Leaked Dell Latitude roadmap shows upcoming Haswell ultrabooks

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Dell plans to launch at least two new ultrabooks under its business-friendly Latitude line this year. That’s according to a leaked product roadmap which appears to show the company’s plan for Latitude laptops through the end of the year. The ultrabooks will reportedly be notebooks with 12.5 inch displays and branded as part of the Dell Latitude […]

Deals of the Day (5-16-2013)


Intel is expected to launch its Haswell platform soon, which means that we’ll start seeing ultrabooks, notebooks, and other devices with 4th-generation Intel Core family processors in the next few months. But if you don’t need bleeding edge hardware, there are some great deals on ultrabooks released in 2012. Here’s a roundup of some great deals […]

Lenovo ThinkPad S431 notebook coming in June for $700 and up


Lenovo’s next ThinkPad notebook is laptop with a 14 inch display and a small screen bezel — the company says the Lenovo ThinkPad S431 is about the size you’d expect a 13 inch laptop to be. It’s also reasonably svelted, at 0.8 inches thick. That puts the ThinkPad S431 squarely in ultrabook territory — although […]