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Asus Ultrabooks to be called Zenbooks

Asus Ultrabooks to be called Zenbooks

We have been talking about the Intel Ultrabooks that are heading to market for a while now. The machines will be offered from several computer makers including HP, Asus, and Acer. Initially Intel promised an under $1000 price and some of the Ultrabooks will come in under $1000. Those will be basic stripped models however. Most will sell for well for that $1000 tag.

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Intel to show Windows 8 tablets, ultrabooks at Build

Intel to show Windows 8 tablets, ultrabooks at Build

Intel may be showing off some tablets and ultrabooks running Windows 8 at both the Intel Developer Forum and at Microsoft's Build developer conference, which kicks off tomorrow. We'll be covering the Build event live, so make sure to check back for all the developments. It's believed that Microsoft could be giving away a Windows 8 tablet from Samsung, so there should be some good Windows 8 hardware to see this week.

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Asus and Acer Ultrabooks will cost over $1000

Asus and Acer Ultrabooks will cost over $1000

If you liked the idea of the Intel Ultrabook platform with its good performance and very thin and ultraportable form factor at price of under $1000 I am sure you weren't alone. The idea of a notebook with these features was very intriguing. We had heard that Intel was subsidizing the machines heavily and they would be on the market soon at that magic under $1000 price point. Apparently, the price isn't going to be delivered in the sub-$1000 range we had hoped for.

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Intel subsidizing notebook makers to lure them into producing Ultrabooks

Intel subsidizing notebook makers to lure them into producing Ultrabooks

The notebook market is cooling right now with much of the focus from consumers on tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the iPad 2 rather than notebooks. Some notebooks are still selling well enough though. Intel is trying to launch its Ultrabook concept and so far, the biggest announcement in the Ultrabook realm is the Asus UX21. According to sources cited by DigiTimes, Intel is prepared to spend some money to lure the notebook makers into building Ultrabooks.

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HP EliteBook Folio 1020 ultrabook lineup unveiled

HP EliteBook Folio 1020 ultrabook lineup unveiled

HP has introduced its new EliteBook Folio 1020 lineup, and with it comes two new business ultrabooks: the EliteBook 1020 and the EliteBook 1020 Special Edition. The maker brags its new models are the lightest and thinnest business laptops currently available, with both measuring in at 15.7mm thin and the special edition featuring a 2.2lbs weight. This is the latest expansion to HP's Elite PC products, and joining the announcement are updates to existing EliteBooks that will feature current-gen Intel Core processors, among other things.

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The Surface Pro 3 Opportunity

The Surface Pro 3 Opportunity

Third time looks to have been the charm for Microsoft, with the Surface Pro 3 proving to be a surprise hit among most reviewers - even those who are usually ardent Apple fans. As Vincent’s glowing judgement of the adaptable tablet suggests, there’s a lot of value to be found in a flexible form-factor. The glaring omission, though, is in not taking that flexibility to its logical conclusion: it wouldn’t take much for Microsoft to really tip Surface into must-have territory.

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