Reviews

HP Envy 14 Spectre review

HP Envy 14 Spectre review

The HP Envy 14 Spectre’s glassy design makes it stand out from most ultrabooks, but it’s fatter, heavier and pricier than its competitors, which is likely to put many off. If you’re after an ultrabook purely for portable use, your money looks to be better spent elsewhere.

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Ultrabook Head to Head: Acer Aspire S3 vs. ASUS UX31E

Ultrabook Head to Head: Acer Aspire S3 vs. ASUS UX31E

When Intel initially put out the idea of the ultrabook as a new type of laptop, I admit harboring plenty of skepticism—isn’t the ultrabook just a gussied up rebranding of an ultraportable?

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MacBook Air vs. Ultrabooks

MacBook Air vs. Ultrabooks

The ultrabook category may have been laid out by Intel, but it was defined by Apple, with nearly every defining point aping the MacBook Air. The new slim laptops would be razor-thin (under 21mm), light (under 3.1 pounds), and long-lasting (with 5+ hours of battery life).

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Ultrabooks in Australia

Ultrabooks in Australia

Ultrabooks are the new netbooks in terms of products that vendors are now trying to push. Barely any new netbooks were released in 2011 and it seems most vendors are not willing to make any more of the small and basic models that were only good for Web browsing, document creation and light multimedia tasks.

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Lenovo IdeaPad U300s ultrabook review

Lenovo IdeaPad U300s ultrabook review

The Lenovo IdeaPad U300s is the one of the newest laptops to compete for the Intel Ultrabook crown, but how does it fare?

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HP Folio 13-1008TU Ultrabook

HP Folio 13-1008TU Ultrabook

HP’s Folio 13-1008TU is an excellent Ulrabook. It’s slim, well built, light and it has a good range of connectivity built in to it.

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MacBook Air vs. the ultrabook alternatives

MacBook Air vs. the ultrabook alternatives

By Craig Simms  www.cnet.com.au Intel’s big push for ultrabooks — slim laptops that attempt not to sacrifice too much on performance — on the surface looks like a very much delayed, reactive move to Apple’s…

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Acer S3 review: The Ultrabook is here, and it impresses on almost every level

Acer S3 review: The Ultrabook is here, and it impresses on almost every level

The Ultrabook has landed and it delivers on the promise of ultra-thin and light computing for a reasonable price.

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Ultrabooks hit the shelves: Acer Aspire S3 vs. Asus Zenbook UX31

Ultrabooks hit the shelves: Acer Aspire S3 vs. Asus Zenbook UX31

What exactly is an Ultrabook? According to Intel, to qualify as an Ultrabook, systems should meet five basic requirements (PDF)

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