Ultrabooks

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

    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 revolving...
  • Computex 2013: Taiwan makers showcase new gadgets at the computer show June 4, 2013

    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 traditional...
  • Dell Inspiron 15z ultrabook launched for Rs 41,990 February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Dell has announced a new addition to the line of Inspiron series - the Inspiron 15z ultrabook. It includes a built-in optical drive, Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Response Technology along with 3rd Gen Intel Core CPUs. It is available at a starting price of Rs...
  • Technology watchlist for 2013 January 5, 2013

    1. Dual-screen Ultrabooks Manufacturers are creating ever more intriguing portable computing devices. Graft a tablet onto a thin laptop and we have a strange and wonderful 'tabtop/laptablet' dual-screen device that functions interchangeably. On the high-end of the spectrum are packed-to-the-gills devices like the upcoming Asus Taichi-a Windows 8 Ultrabook with two...
  • Windows 8 PCs to contribute 25-30 per cent to sales, says HP December 20, 2012

    New Delhi: US-based HP today said it expects PCs with Windows 8 operating system to contribute 25-30 per cent to its computer sales next year. "Windows 8 is a relatively new platform...if 25-30 per cent of the sales came from Windows 8, we would be...
  • HP launches Windows 8 hybrid device, ultrabook, all-in-one PC in India December 19, 2012

    New Delhi: HP launched a new HP Windows 8 product line, which includes - an ultrabook, a hybrid device and an all-in-one PC. The HP consumer notebook portfolio powered by Windows 8 includes a hybrid PC and notebooks with multitouch display technology. The HP ENVY x2 is a hybrid PC...
  • Dell offers special discount on the XPS 12 ultrabook December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: To celebrate the 'once in a century' date 12/12/12, Dell India is offering a 12 per cent discount on the XPS 12 Convertible ultrabook. This special offer is available on the Dell XPS 12 only on Wednesday. The XPS 12 Convertible with its innovative flip hinge, design switches user...
  • Sony launches Windows 8 hybrid ultrabook Vaio Duo 11 at Rs 89,990 November 22, 2012

    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 device...
  • Asus eyes 7 per cent share in laptop market by year-end November 8, 2012

    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 November 7, 2012

    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...
  • Sony unveils Windows 8 Vaio laptop, ultrabook in India October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Sony today has announced the launch of its touchscreen enabled Windows 8 Vaio devices - Vaio E14A series laptop and Vaio T series ultrabook - in India. The former is priced at Rs 74,990, while the latter will be available for Rs 64,990. These Windows 8 Vaio devices...
  • Sony launches wearable 3D TV, 84-inch Bravia TV in India October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Sony today has announced the launch of a slew of devices in India, which include Sony's 84-inch Bravia 4K LED TV, wearable 3D TV, Vaio Windows 8 laptop, Vaio Windows 8 ultrabook, full-frame Alpha 99 camera, and Cyber-shot RX 100 camera. The Sony Bravia KD-84X900 is an 84-inch LED...
  • Lenovo launches ThinkPad X1 Carbon in India September 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Chinese computer-maker Lenovo, which also sells the IBM brand of PCs, launched ultrabook named ThinkPad X1 Carbon and said it plans to scale up its Think range of exclusive retail outlets to 30 in the domestic market. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon, priced at Rs 85,000, weighs just under three pounds....
  • Asus launches ultrabooks, notebook in India September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Announcing its association with Intel and Microsoft, Asus today has launched Intel's 3rd generation core processor-based S series ultrabooks and the F series notebook. Asus S Series offers a range of ultrabooks which is enabled with in-built optical drive. Engineered with Intel's Ivy Bridge processor and weighing 2.4...
  • Fujitsu launches two new ultrabooks in India August 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Fujitsu has launched two new ultrabooks - Lifebook U772 and Lifebook UH572 - in India. 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...
  • Toshiba launches ultrabook, all-in-one PC July 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Toshiba has launched what the company claims to be the world's first ultrabook featuring a 21:9 cinematic display - Satellite U840W. Designed for cinema enthusiasts, the ultrabook displays movies without any black bars above and below the picture. Priced at Rs 63,500, the ultrabook weighs 1.68kg, and has...
  • Dell launches the XPS 14 ultrabook at Rs 82,990 June 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Expanding its XPS laptop portfolio, Dell has launched the XPS 14 ultrabook in India at a price of Rs 82,990. "The XPS 14 laptop offers powerful performance, thoughtful design and a superb user experience, along with enterprise friendly features so you can use them for work and for...
  • Ultrabooks to contribute 50 pc of revenue by 2014: HP India June 21, 2012

    Kolkata: Bullish about its business prospects, technology giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) India said the sale of Ultrabooks would contribute 50 per cent of its revenue by 2014. "We expect by end of 2013, 15 per cent of our shipment will be Ultrabook and by 2014 end it should be around 35-40...
  • Lenovo launches two new ultrabooks June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Lenovo has launched the IdeaPad U310 and IdeaPad U410 ultrabooks in India. These new ultrabooks are powered by 3rd generation Intel Core processors. Lenovo ultrabooks are touted to combine the features of traditional laptops—powerful processing performance, large storage capacity and rich audio—with the sleek aesthetics and desirable qualities of...
  • Ultrabooks blur line between tablets, laptops June 9, 2012

    Taipei: Slide it, flip it or snap it on and off. The way keyboards are connected to touch screens on the latest generation of computing devices is making it tough to differentiate a tablet from notebook or an ultrabook. Microsoft Corp, which has long been the dominant force in PCs but...
  • Dell announces new laptops, ultrabook June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Dell has announced the launch of a new range of Inspiron laptops, which include Inspiron R series for everyday computing needs, and the Inspiron R special edition series for enhanced multimedia and audio capabilities. The models include - Inspiron 14R, Inspiron 15R, Inspiron 15R special edition, Inspiron 17R...
  • Acer introduces Aspire S7 Windows 8 ultrabooks June 4, 2012

    Taipei: Acer has introduced its Windows 8 Ultrabook devices - the Aspire S7 series - at Computex Taipei. Available in two sizes, 13.3-inch and 11.6-inch, these are touch-enabled ultrabooks. Both are said to have a sleek aluminum metallic unibody design. The larger model additionally sports a glossy, sculpted glass cover,...
  • Dell sees brisk sales of new ultrabooks May 2, 2012

    San Francisco: Dell Inc's new ultra-thin laptop computer meant to rival Apple Inc's popular MacBook Air is doing much better than the company expected. Sales of the XPS 13 ultrabook, which hit store shelves on February 28, are now more than double the company's internal forecast, driven by strong demand from...
  • Acer's 2012 PC lineup March 24, 2012

    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.At 13 millimeters, the Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook is one of the thinnest Windows 7-based notebooks on the market.
  • Dell launches its new XPS 13 Ultrabook in India March 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Dell has come up with its new XPS 13 Ultrabook in India at a starting price of Rs 79,900. The XPS 13 is engineered with second-generation Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7 processors, Intel HD 3000 graphics and a bright high definition WLED 300-nit display. It comes with...