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Next-gen Ultrabook Tech: Smaller HDD’s, Haswell Processors and Voice Control

Next-gen Ultrabook Tech: Smaller HDD’s, Haswell Processors and Voice Control

Putting down cold, hard cash on a new technology purchase is a tougher ordeal than one might at first imagine: every day there’s the promise of better screens, faster chips, smaller & lighter chassis with improved user interfaces. You’re plagued by self doubt as your browse the many options, before ultimately deciding that your tired old machine will hold out another few months until prices come down and there’s some exciting new tech in the space , but what exactly is coming down the pipe for consumers in the coming months? Read on as I run down three innovations in the space heading … Continue reading

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Sensor Suppliers getting ready for Next Generation Ultrabook Demand

Sensor Suppliers getting ready for Next Generation Ultrabook Demand

  If you regularly catch up on the latest Ultrabook news right here at this very blog, then you’ll be more than well briefed in next generation technology and the features future Ultrabooks will incorporate. If you are a first time visitor however let me shed some light for you; Intel stated during July this year that they are indeed looking at new sensors to be incorporated within Ultrabooks to improve their functionality overall. Of the sensors a Compass, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, GPS chip and Ambient Light Sensor were all detailed by Intel in a blog post as being relevant to Ultrabooks, with the … Continue reading

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Sharp in talks to Supply Ultrabook Displays for OEM Machines

Sharp in talks to Supply Ultrabook Displays for OEM Machines

Recent news has just come to light that struggling technology company Sharp Corp is in talks with Intel to supply mid-sized displays for Ultrabooks. Sharp has not had the best past couple of years. Despite the company releasing a number of excellent TV’s in the name of their AQUOS brand, they have been eaten alive by the likes of Samsung, LG and Sony who have moved to dominate the large display market in most countries worldwide. With the above in mind and no easy way back in sight for Sharp Corp within the larger display market, the company has reportedly … Continue reading

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Micron sets Loose New DDR3L-RS memory, aims new DRAM at Ultrabook Market

Micron sets Loose New DDR3L-RS memory, aims new DRAM at Ultrabook Market

Micron have unveiled their new DDR3L-RS memory, with it being aimed at the Ultrabook and ultra-portable market respectably. You may very well be the sort of person who buys a new laptop or Ultrabook knowing only that it just ‘works’ however for a lot of people specifications go far beyond what clock speed a processor may have or the rotations per minute a HDD can operate at. In the case of RAM (or random access memory), there have been a number of companies competing against each other for their products to make it in to the ultra-portable market as of late, … Continue reading

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