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Ultrabook Market to grow 30% in 2013, says Research Firm

Ultrabook Market to grow 30% in 2013, says Research Firm

Market forecasts are a dime a dozen however in the case of Ultrabooks, market forecasts and research reports will play a huge role in spurring motivation for Ultrabook manufacturers with the lead up to 2013. It comes as good news to all Ultrabook enthusiasts then that DRAMeXchange, a research arm of the Taipei-based advisory firm TrendForce, has highlighted in a recent report that the Ultrabook market could exceed 30 million units in 2013, representing growth of more than 30 percent from what we have seen during 2012. Driving this growth will be innovations from OEM’s in the form of touch-screen enabled laptops, … Continue reading

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Intel Details Ultrabook Design Pipeline, +75 New Designs for 2012

Intel Details Ultrabook Design Pipeline, +75 New Designs for 2012

Consumers can expect a much larger choice of Ultrabooks in the near future after Intel revealed that 75 new designs are on the way, most of which feature a screen size of 14-inches. Last night at the Intel Developer Conference in San Francisco, Intel revealed their design pipeline for 2012, detailing 75 new Ultrabook designs for 2012 noting that there are many more ‘on the way’. Of those designs, a whole 50% are going to be 14-inch and 15-inch varieties, adding real-estate to the current rather common 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch options on the market. Intel’s Mooley Eden is the man who … Continue reading

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Intel Slashes Q3 Sales Targets, have Ultrabooks Underwhelmed?

Intel Slashes Q3 Sales Targets, have Ultrabooks Underwhelmed?

If there was one thing that any technology website or news website could happily write on paper for the record, that thing would be that ever since Apple introduced the iPad in to the world and ever since other mainstream manufacturers started to create tablet computers, the PC market began to decline subsequently. It has been noted naturally then that the rise of mobile connected devices, namely those mentioned tablets and smartphones, have led to a sales decline for multiple PC vendors and also select component suppliers. With the above in mind Intel have cut their Q3 sales target as … Continue reading

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Will Microsoft’s Surface Hurt the Ultrabook?

Will Microsoft’s Surface Hurt the Ultrabook?

According to an industry analyst, Microsofts Surface tablet could confuse consumers, and draw sales away from Ultrabooks. We covered not very long ago the key differences between Ultrabooks and Microsoft’s Surface tablet. Not to spoil that post too much, the general consensus we gave was that the Surface is not a laptop or computer replacement. Both of these devices are designed for completely different types of consumer, thus each of them should sell individually on their own merits. According to an industry analyst, however, this may not be the case. The analyst in question is Trendforce, who reckon that the … Continue reading

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