Ultrabooks

  • Acer's biggest mistake was investing too early in touch-panels, ultrabooks: CEO 13-01-2014 04:59 PM

    Taipei: Investors looking for specifics as to the future of Acer Inc, the world's No.4 PC vendor, came away disappointed when the new CEO spent more time delivering a history of the company's past mistakes than on where it was headed. Jason Chen, the latest executive to step through the...
  • Computex 2013: Taiwan makers showcase new gadgets at the computer show 04-06-2013 10:47 AM

    Taiwan: Taiwan's struggling PC makers are unveiling a new generation of ultra-thin laptops at the world's second-biggest computer show this week, even as they tap into the ever-expanding tablet market to help compensate for declining computer sales. It won't be an easy transition for them, but the makers hope the...
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  • Sony launches Windows 8 hybrid ultrabook Vaio Duo 11 at Rs 89,990 22-11-2012 02:49 PM

    New Delhi: Sony India unveiled the next generation of hybrid ultrabook PC - VAIO Duo 11 - which also turns into a touchscreen tablet. With its Surf Slider design, the VAIO Duo 11 PC switches between tablet to PC modes. It has a 29.4cm (11.6-inch) Full HD OptiContrast Panel. The...
  • Asus eyes 7 per cent share in laptop market by year-end 08-11-2012 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: Personal computer maker Asus India said that it expects to garner 7 per cent market share of the country's laptop and netbook market. "Size of India laptop and netbook market is around 5 million unit per annum. We expect to have 7 per cent of the market share...
  • Asus launches Windows 8 dual screen ultrabook, tablet, notebooks 07-11-2012 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: Asus has announced the launch of a slew of Windows 8 devices, which include notebooks Asus VivoBook F202E and Asus VivoBook S400, a dockable tablet Asus VivoTab RT TF600TG, and the Asus Taichi dual screen convertible ultrabook/tablet that can display two screens simultaneously. All devices run Microsoft's Windows...
  • Acer's 2012 PC lineup 24-03-2012 02:48 PM

    Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra is the first Ultrabook with the new NVIDIA GeForce GT640M graphics card. Measuring 20 millimeters thin, the 15-inch Ultrabook gives approximately eight hours of battery life. The TravelMate TimelineX Series features more than eight hours of battery life in a slim and lightweight design.
  • Ultrabooks to replace Laptops by 2013: Intel 20-12-2011 07:07 PM

    New Delhi: Electronic chip maker Intel is betting big on evolution of new form factor of computer notebook, UltraBook, and expects it to replace laptops by 2013. "Our focus for next few years is going to be on energy efficiency, security and connectivity. Ultrabook as category was launched this year....
  • Lenovo launches IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook 24-11-2011 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: After the Acer S3, Lenovo steps in the Ultrabook segment with the launch of the U300s. Available from all major retail outlets, the IdeaPad U300s is priced at Rs 67,900 plus taxes. The U300s is built from a single piece of aluminium that form the chassis, similar to...
  • Intel seeks industry effort to lower ultrabook prices 25-10-2011 10:14 AM

    Taipei: Intel Corp is comfortable with its chip pricing now and is working with suppliers and manufacturers to lower the cost of its new ultrabook slim PCs, a product it sees as key to reviving the traditional computer in the face of the tablet challenge. The Santa Clara, California-based company...
  • Intel's Ultrabooks to cost around $1,000 15-09-2011 01:40 PM

    San Francisco: The world's largest chip-maker Intel Corporation said the new 'Ultrabook' devices being developed with its technology will initially cost around $1,000, but the price tag should fall below $799 in coming years. Such a price tag would bring Ultrabooks - which are billed as being slimmer, faster and...
  • Ultrabooks to drive PC market growth: Intel 15-09-2011 01:32 PM

    San Francisco: Banking on emerging markets like India, China and Brazil to drive continued growth in sales of PCs, technology giant Intel said "the new kid on the block", Ultrabooks, would herald a transformation in the market. Ultrabooks, touted by the world's largest chip-maker as as a sleeker, thinner and...
  • Intel expects Ultrabook PCs for below $999 in Q4 11-08-2011 12:36 PM

    Taipei,Bangalore: Top chipmaker Intel Corp said computer makers Lenovo, Asustek and Acer will launch its new category of notebook computer in the third to fourth quarter, and expects to see their prices below $999 in the fourth quarter. Intel Capital, Intel's global investment arm, will create a $300 million fund...
  • Acer to launch ultrabooks in late 2011 01-06-2011 04:33 PM

    Bangalore: Acer Inc, the world No 2 PC maker, will launch an ultrabook super-light computer model in the fourth quarter, its president said on Wednesday, and sees devices such as tablets and smartphones making up a third of revenue by 2015. Acer, reorganising after the sudden departure of its CEO...
  • Intel unveils laptops with tablet features 31-05-2011 02:03 PM

    San Francisco: Intel unveiled a new category of laptops that it says will include the best features of tablets as the world's top chipmaker struggles to find its footing in the exploding market for mobile gadgets. At the Computex technology exhibition in Taipei, computer maker Asus is expected to show...