Ultrabook

Lenovo hits Windows 8 with IdeaPad Yoga

Lenovo hits Windows 8 with IdeaPad Yoga

Lenovo has been showing a lot of support for Windows 8 lately, and today it showed even more. ABC News reports that the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga will be running the Windows RT version of Windows 8 when it arrives later this year, but that isn't all, as Lenovo is apparently preparing multiple versions of the Yoga for release. Even better is that the IdeaPad Yoga is expected to launch around the same time Windows 8 does, which is on October 26.

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HP ENVY 4 Ultrabook Review

HP ENVY 4 Ultrabook Review

What we have here today is the shiny new HP ENVY 4 Ultrabook sporting a 3rd gen Intel Core-i5 dual-core processor and of course those Beats Audio speakers. It packs a lot of power under the hood and all folded up will only be about 0.78″ thick, but is this enough to earn your dollars? Head down past the break and we'll find out.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon pricing and configurations revealed

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon pricing and configurations revealed

This week the thinnest ultrabook on the block has been re-revealed with its full specifications, pricing, and release date ready to roll. This next-generation computer will be available from Lenovo's online store starting on August 21st, and users will be able to configure their own model online starting at $1399 going all the way up to $1849 depending on what's chosen for the notebook's innards. This device comes with a 3rd generation Intel Core processor in three configurations: i5 at 1.7GHz, i5 at 1.8Ghz, or i7 at 2.0Ghz.

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Lenovo: Tablets will save Windows 8 but ultrabooks still need work

Lenovo: Tablets will save Windows 8 but ultrabooks still need work

Lenovo is counting on Windows 8 tablets and a more evolved ultrabook for the future of PCs, though the company isn't convinced that ultraportables are at a stage where they can sufficiently compete today. "The ultrabook is the right direction" ThinkPad business unit general manager Dilip Bhatia said of Intel's ultraportable push, "it's the start of the journey, so it's not the destination." However, Lenovo is upfront that it needs "to create something more" than the ThinkPad notebook as it stands if it wants to remain viable.

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SandForce SF-2200/2100 storage processors promise an extra hour of runtime

SandForce SF-2200/2100 storage processors promise an extra hour of runtime

SandForce is a company that produces a number of different processors that control flash storage inside an SSD or computer. These controller chips can have a huge impact on how the computer performs overall including having a major impact on speed and battery life. The company has announced new controller chips promising significantly improved battery life called the SandForce SF-2200/2100 Client Flash Storage Processors.

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Intel: $699 ultrabooks coming soon

Intel: $699 ultrabooks coming soon

Intel is kicking off its ultrabook symposium in Taipei tomorrow, and details have emerged of exactly what the company will be showcasing for the platform going forward. NetbookNews sat down with Navin Shenoy, the Vice President of Intel’s Architecture Group, and gleaned some information as to what to expect. As you might imagine, Intel is keen to promote ultrabooks and bring even more to market. Currently there are around 35 designs available to buy, but Intel says there are at least 140 designs for the platform.

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HP ENVY 4 Ultrabook hands-on and unboxing

HP ENVY 4 Ultrabook hands-on and unboxing

HP's new ENVY 4 Ultrabook has landed on the SlashGear test bench this week. Complete with a sleek and impressive design, dual-stereo Beats Audio speakers, and Intel's 3rd Gen Ivy Bridge dual-core i5 processor. Back in May we received our first glance at the new ENVY Ultrabook, but today we've given it another look in a quick hands-on video. More details, pictures, and specs are available after the break.

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