Asus to launch UX series ultrabooks October 11th

An ultrabook is a thin and light laptop which weighs less than three pounds, measures less than 0.8 inches thick, and has a starting price of underĀ $1000. Intel coined the term this summer and also wants ultrabooks to have solid state disks and the latest Intel processors, although not every manufacturer seems to be on […]

So much for affordable ultrabooks: Asus says prices could top $1000

Ultraportable laptops are nothing new. The Toshiba Libretto, for instance, packed a full PC into a tiny case with a 6.1 inch display way back in 1996. but up until recently if you wanted an ultraportable notebook you had to pay an ultra-expensive price. Miniaturization doesn’t come cheap. Netbooks changed that, driving down the cost […]

Intel introduces the Ultrabook category for ultraportable laptops under $1000

Intel has introduced a new buzzword for thin and light laptops with next-generation Intel processors. The company describes an “ultrabook” as a laptop with “tablet-like” features including a slim size and sub-$1000 price tag. The first ultrabooks will measure less than 0.8 inches thick and use second generation Intel Core chips. Intel says the Asus […]