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Samsung Notebook 9 ultrabooks now available for $1000 and up (starting at 1.9 pounds)

Samsung launched a new line of thin and light notebooks in January, with the smallest models weighing as little as 1.9 pounds. Now the Samsung Notebook 9 series laptops are available for purchase for $1000 and up from stores including Samsung, B&H, and Amazon. The laptops are svelte, but powerful: every model has an Intel Core i5 […]

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Hands-on with the HP Elitebook Folio ultrabook

The HP Elitebook Folio is a 2 pound notebook with a 12.5 inch display, an Intel Core M processor, a fanless design, and an estimated 10 hours of battery life. It’s coming in March for $999 and up, and HP is targeting it at business customers that want a notebook that’s as sleek as consumer ultrabook. […]

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Hands-on with Samsung’s Notebook 9 thin-and-light laptops

Samsung has been offering a line of super-thin, super-light laptops for a number of years. But weighing just 1.85 pounds, the 2016 Samsung Notebook 9 is the company’s lightest 13.3 inch laptop to date. There’s also a 15 inch model called that weighs 2.85 pounds, offers longer battery life, and has a few extra ports. […]

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Razer packs a gaming PC into a 2.75 pound ultrabook (with external graphics)

Want a gaming laptop, but don’t want a computer that’s too heavy to lug around with you everywhere you go? Razer’s got an interesting solution. The Razer Blade Stealth is an ultrabook with a 12.5 inch touchscreen display and a body that measures just 0.5 inches thick and which weighs just 2.75 pounds. It’s available with […]

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LG Gram 15: A big laptop that weighs just 2.2 pounds

The LG Gram line of laptops are notebooks that weigh about a kilogram, which is roughly 2.2 pounds. The company has been offering models with 13.3 inch and 14 inch displays for a little while, and now LG is showing off a 2.2 pound laptop with a 15.6 inch display. Normally I don’t pay a […]

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LG introduces a 15.6 inch laptop that weighs 2.2 pounds

There’s no shortage of thin and light laptops on the market, but LG’s Gram line features some of the most compact models around. The company currently offers models with 13.3 inch and 14 inch displays, and both laptops measures just 0.5 inches thick and weigh just 2.16 pounds. So what’s next? LG has a new […]

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Asus Zenbook UX305CA with QHD+ touchscreen now available for $699

The Asus Zenbook UX305 line of notebooks are basically entry-level ultrabooks. They’re super thin and light, but they lack a few premium features such as backlit keyboards. But they’re also among the most affordable ultrabooks on the market: prices started at $699 when the first model launched earlier this year, and these days you can often […]

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Replacing the battery for a Samsung Series 9 ultrabook

Ultrabooks are slim notebooks with Intel processors that, among other things, tend to measure less than eight tenths of an inch thick. While many ultrabooks are thin, light, and reasonably powerful laptops, there’s not a lot of room in such a svelte laptop case for things like user-upgradeable memory or storage or replaceable batteries. So […]