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ASUS UX31A-R4003H 13.3″ Ultrabook: Expensive but Powerful

ASUS UX31A-R4003H 13.3″ Ultrabook: Expensive but Powerful

For some people the mere prospect of purchasing a budget or mid-range laptop is laughable. Well, not quite laughable, but all computer users have different needs and if you are on the lookout for an incredibly pricey Ultrabook which features a top of the line processor, perhaps you should consider the Ultrabook here today. This latest Asus Zenbook powered by Windows 8 is not to be confused with the outgoing Asus UX31A-R4003V. Asus UX31A-R4003H 13.3″ Ultrabook The Asus UX31A-R4003H 13.3″ Ultrabook is currently being stocked at Curry’s for £1,499 making it their top of the line and most expensive Ultrabook in stock. It … Continue reading

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Ultrabooks Defended by Intel after Disappointing Revenue Figures

Ultrabooks Defended by Intel after Disappointing Revenue Figures

Intel’s very latest financial report has revealed that the companies revenues have dropped since last year, by the tune of almost $1 billion US dollars. The company, who are relying on innovations in Ultrabooks by PC vendors to stimulate growth, disappointed shareholders by announcing that revenue was down by a rather large – however not unpredictable – amount. In the third quarter, Intel’s revenue was $13.5 billion, compared with $14.2 billion a year earlier. Net earnings were $2.97 billion, compared with $3.47 billion in the same quarter last year. Intel introduced Ultrabooks to the PC market in late 2011 and since then all … Continue reading

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Best Business Ultrabook, 5 Top Thin and Lights for Business

Best Business Ultrabook, 5 Top Thin and Lights for Business

Looking to upgrade your business laptop to a business Ultrabook? Here, we take a look at the best business Ultrabook options on the market currently. If you are a business owner or work within a business which requires computing, then a laptop is an essential machine in order to carry out work on the move. Unlike years ago however the business laptops of today are not bulky, noisy and cumbersome machines, they are in fact extremely portable and light machines aimed to make life easier. If you shop around you can find some fantastic business Ultrabooks which feature excellent connectivity … Continue reading

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Samsung show off Series 9 prototype with 2,560 x 1,440 display at IFA

Samsung show off Series 9 prototype with 2,560 x 1,440 display at IFA

Around these parts, Samsung’s Series 9 Ultrabook gets its a fair share of praise. We’re big fans of it’s impressively slim design, great keyboard and excellent construction, hell, we’re not even upset with its 13″ screen, whose resolution currently sits at 1,600 x 900. Alas, Samsung has never heard of the old adage “Don’t mess with a good thing” and has thrown one incredible glimpse into the future of the laptop at us in the form of a prototype display with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 – that’s a DPI of 220. Even more so, they’ve mercifully covered the … Continue reading

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Toshiba Launches Two New Satellite Ultrabooks: the U945 and P845t

Toshiba Launches Two New Satellite Ultrabooks: the U945 and P845t

Toshiba have just taken the wrappers off their latest Ultrabooks which will be coming to the UK market this 2012 in the name of the U945 and P845t. At this years IFA event in Berlin there has been a wealth of fantastic consumer technology on show for the world to see. In terms of Ultrabooks, we have seen HP release their Spectre XT Touchsmart, Sony unveil their VAIO Duo 11 hybrid Ultrabook, Samsung reveal their rather great looking ATIV Smart PC and Asus bless us with a 15-inch Zenbook with optional dedicated graphics. All in all it was impossible to think … Continue reading

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Synaptics ThinTouch Keyboard Aims to Create Thinner Ultrabooks

Synaptics ThinTouch Keyboard Aims to Create Thinner Ultrabooks

Although you may know Synaptics from their ‘Fuse’ handset revealed at CES 2010 featuring haptic feedback merged with proximity sensors, the company is way better known for their touch-screens in recent smartphones. Now, however, they are entering a whole new market. Do you know what the single biggest gripe is that reviewers have when it comes to the super thin elite of Ultrabooks such as the Acer Aspire S3 or Asus Zenbook Prime? Well we do; they constantly knock Ultrabooks for having too shallow a keyboard. This means that there is no sufficient travel from when you hammer down a key … Continue reading

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Ultrabooks with Optical Drives, what are your Options?

Ultrabooks with Optical Drives, what are your Options?

In this article, we have done some virtual shopping for Ultrabooks with an optical drive. On the hunt for an ultra-portable laptop it can be extremely difficult trying to find one which ticks all of the right boxes. In terms of Ultrabooks with optical drives, your choices are limited to the following point; optical drives measure certain dimensions, and so sacrifice an Ultrabooks dimensions ultimately. A lot of Ultrabook manufacturers would rather sacrifice an optical drive for a size 0 waist. The good news however is that there are Ultrabooks with optical drives on the market. If you are on the hunt … Continue reading

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