Ultrabooks archive

  • Dell Inspiron 14z guns for Ultrabook status, but isn't an Ultrabook
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    Dell Inspiron 14z guns for Ultrabook status, but isn't an Ultrabook

    By 2 September 2011

    Dell has unveiled the Inspiron 14z at IFA in Berlin, Germany, offering yet another thin "ultra-mobile laptop", but not an Ultrabook. Should we still get excited? Spotting that the important part of that model number is "z" the new laptop will come with...

  • Lenovo IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook pictures and hands-on
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    Lenovo IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

    By 2 September 2011

    Lenovo doesn't have the most recognisable consumer PC business, but the tone of its press conference at IFA 2011 in Berlin, Germany, made it clear that the company has serious aims at cracking the consumer market. This will likely be helped by its new...

  • Toshiba Portege Z830 Ultrabook pictures and hands-on
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    Toshiba Portege Z830 Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

    By 1 September 2011

    Okay, first a confession. The Toshiba bods wouldn't let us play on the newly announced Toshiba Portege Z830 Ultrabook. Heck they wouldn't even let us go past the Windows log-in screen. But they did let us touch it. And we went "ooh" and "aah" as we held,...

  • Toshiba Portege Z830 laptop baggsies world’s thinnest title
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    Toshiba Portege Z830 laptop baggsies world’s thinnest title

    By 1 September 2011

    Toshiba has announced the Portege Z830 at IFA 2011 in Germany, and with it comes some pretty tiny proportions; making this, in the company's own words: "an Ultrabook". Wow, I don't know about you dear reader but Toshiba had us at Ultra... You can stuff...

  • Lenovo IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook is thin, powerful, and a breathable keyboard
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    Lenovo IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook is thin, powerful, and a breathable keyboard

    By 1 September 2011

    The PC laptop is about to get sexy, following a new chip released by Intel and a new Ultrabook released by Lenovo, at this year’s IFA in Berlin, Germany. Lenovo used its IFA press conference to launch the IdeaPad U300s a new Ultrabook that is both...

  • Asus UX31 Ultrabook pictures and hands-on
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    Asus UX31 Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2011

    We’ve heard the stories, but we’ve yet to appreciate it in the flesh until now. That’s right, Pocket-lint was present and correct at the first UK showing of the Asus UX31, the company’s new Ultrabook.  Shown at an Intel Tweet Up in London to...

  • Intel has big plans for Ultrabook future
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    Intel has big plans for Ultrabook future

    By 11 August 2011

    Since the MacBook Air super-thin model landed last year with a super-quick boot-up time, making us all go "oooh" and "aaah", many notebook manufacturers have tried to emulate the skinny Mac's design and quick-play options. Samsung has its Series 9 machine,...