Amidst major announcements in Computex 2019, Microsoft let a teaser out for its future plans on the software front. The long-awaited lite version of Windows OS (for the likes of Chromebooks) may or may not be included in the definition of Microsoft’s “modern” operating system.
This modern OS as stated by Microsoft is not just a software version and rather it is a benchmark that would define the future of operating systems. With the functionality of the OS at its essence, the ‘seamless’ word was used quite a lot by Microsoft on stage and seamless updates being at the centre of it. Windows updates have improved exponentially over the years [...]
Intel was the first to coin the term ‘Ultrabook’ for high-end subnotebook computers. Spending millions of dollars into a marketing strategy aimed for the industry’s latest most powerful laptops that were less bulky without compromising on battery life overall. Project Athena as announced by Intel seeks to revisit this old definition and make true on certain promises left undelivered.
The Ultrabook laptops had unintentionally brought with them an industry standard demanding lightweight, thinner dimensions, effective performance and battery life. The Industry had, on the contrary, thrived with these new set of restrictive parameters that gave birth to [...]
Samsung has launched its new ultrabook, the Samsung Notebook 9 Pen and three upgraded variants of the Notebook 9. The pricing all the variants and the new Notebook 9 Pen will be announced closer to the release date which is late-December. All the ultrabooks will run Windows 10 out of the box.
The Notebook 9 (2018) is an upgrade over the Samsung Notebook 9 with three variants ranging from 13.3-inch to 15-inch screen size. The Notebook 9 (2018), with a weight of up to 1.29 kg and a thickness of 15.4mm, is also one of the lightest and thinnest notebooks in its category.
The 2018 variants of the Samsung Notebook 9 have a 13.3-inch (900X3T & 900X3U) and 15-inch [...]
Intel is standing by their Ultrabook brand, Calling them the future of portable computing. The Intel powered ultrabooks offer longer battery life, thinner designs and faster performance among other things.
Key Features of Ultraooks
Thin designsUltrabook devices must be 18mm or less in thickness for systems with displays less than 14 inches and 21mm or less for systems with displays 14 inches or more; some current systems are much thinner.
ResponsiveAll 3rd generation Intel Core Ultrabook devices wake up in a flash — going from a very [...]
Fujitsu Tuesday launched two Ultrabooks in the Indian market, LIFEBOOK U772 and LIFEBOOK UH 572.
The 14-inch Lifebook U772 weighs approximately 1.4 kg and is 15.6 mm thin. It comes with a red or silver shell and frameless display. It offers optional built-in 3G/UMTS or 4G/LTE support to guarantee mobile connectivity even when outside the range of Wi-Fi hotspots. Its prices start from Rs 75,900.
On the other hand, the Lifebook UH572 features a 13.3-inch model. It weighs around 1.6 kg and is 18mm thin. Its standard features include an anti-glare [...]
Before the elusive HP Spectre could make it to India, HP has already launched a new Ultrabook called the HP Spectre XT. This new Ultraboox, however, uses a different design approach, 13-inch, aluminum-shelled Envy Spectre XT. It also offers a new look at pricing the original Spectre costs $1400, whereas the Spectre XT starts at $1000. The new XT will also come with the new Ivy-Bridge platform and measure in at only 14.3mm thick at the thickest point, 128GB SSD and a battery rated for eight hours of usable juice.
Another new add-on HP’s Envy-branded Ultrabooks and [...]
Intel may be ready to announce their next in line Ivy Bridge Processors on the 23rd of April 2012 according to Digitimes. With companies like ASUS, Acer, Lenovo and Hewlett-Packard ready to launch their new ultrabooks in early May the timing only seems perfect for the new launches.
Intel has also reportedly setup a budget of $300 million to assist partners in promotion of the new chipsets on ultrabooks. Rumors also point to the fact that Apple is planning to refresh its iMac family of computers with Intel’s 22nm-based Core i5 and Core i7 Ivy Bridge processors in June or July.
HP had recently teased us with a video of their upcoming glass based notebook, we were hoping for dual screens and what not. Hp has gone all out to disappoint us, but hey its still an awesome machine.
Specs include a 14-inch, 1600 x 900 Radiance Display, Core i5-2467M CPU, 4GB of RAM, a nine-hour battery, backlit keyboard and the most bizarre thing a NFC chip, which is built into the palm rest to transfer information to your phone. (sounds less bizarre now). Hp has also gone all out and bundles softwareIntel Wireless Display HP’s CoolSense technology Beats HP Wireless Audio Adobe Photoshop Full [...]
A whole new range of ultra books from HP reinforce their future in the domain. The new Folio notebooks/ultrabooks start at $900 and come standard with a 128GB mSATA SSD and a backlit keyboard. The battery life is estimated at 9 hours. The new Folio has a 13.3-inch (1366 x 768) display, TPM circuitry as an option and a Core i5-2467M processor, 4GB of RAM, a six-cell battery and HP’s CoolSense technology.It also has the now standard HDMI, Ethernet, USB 2.0 and 3.0, a memory card reader and a combined headphone / mic socket.
Its not as slender as the other competition, at 18mm at its thinner and wiggling in at 3.3 [...]
The Acer Aspire S3 range of ultrabooks have been launched in India , at just 13 mm (0.51″) thickness, Aspire S3 weighs less than 1.4 kgs. the company is really boasting the new battery design which lasts upto 50 days on standby or 6 hours on real usage.
With the launch of the Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook, we have charted a new line of course to the mobile computing world by effortlessly combining the essential features of both a notebook and a tablet,”
S.Rajendran, Chief Marketing Officer, Acer India.