Gigabyte introduces Ultrablade gaming laptops with 14, 15.6 inch screens

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Taiwanese computer maker Gigabyte is launching two new ultrabooks aimed at gamers. The company’s new 15.6 inch and 14 inch ultrabooks feature Intel Haswell processors, NVIDIA graphics, and relatively slim designs for laptops packing that much power. Gigbyte P34G The 14 inch Gigabyte P34G measures 0.83 inches thick and weighs 3.7 pounds. It packs a […]

Asus unveils the Zenbook Infinity premium ultrabook

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Asus is adding a new premium ultrabook to its Zenbook lineup. The Asus Zenbook Infinity features a 13.3 inch display, a 28W Intel Haswell processor, and a slim design — the notebook measures just 0.6 inches thick. Unfortunately, we don’t actually know much more about the laptop yet. Asus is only displaying it in a […]

Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook updated with Haswell CPU, NVIDIA GPU

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The Acer Aspire S3 is one of the grandaddy’s of all ultrabooks. Acer introduced the first model way back in the fall of 2011. Since then the company has upgraded the S3 a few times by offering faster processors and other improvements, but the higher-priced Acer Aspire S7 has gotten more love from Acer designers. […]

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 […]