Displaying items by tag: Ultrabooks

With Apple's M1 processor powering Apple's next-gen Macs and teaching Intel an even bigger and harsher lesson that AMD has been teaching it the past few years, an analyst has predicted a huge jump for Apple sales in 2020 - and 17.1 million in 2021.

Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 09 May 2013 07:20

Notebooks dead? Someone tell Toshiba

Toshiba has announced 25 new notebooks and laptops, with not a tablet in sight.

Published in Mobility
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Friday, 11 January 2013 09:34

Asus Taichi 21 ships next week

The Taichi 21, Asus' entry in the burgeoning convertible ultrabook market will start shipping to retailers next week.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 12:14

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon goes touchy-feely

A new variant of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon - the the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch - features a multitouch screen.

Published in Mobility

Featuring a carbon fibre top cover, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the world's lightest 14in business ultrabook, company officials claimed.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 16:23

Intel investment in ultrabooks comes at a cost

Intel continued to encounter weaker PC demand in some markets and its margins declined in the first quarter of this year as the company made investments in new products and technologies, including ultrabooks.

Published in Market

Worldwide PC shipments are on track to hit 368 million units this year - a weak result for the year according to one analyst firm - but with the market picking up in 2013 when 400 million units are forecast to be shipped. In Australia, PC shipments are forecast to decline two percent in 2012 over 2011, and desktop PCs will drop 12 percent, while notebook shipment growth is forecast at just two percent.

Published in Market

Hitachi GST has shipped more than 25 million units of its Travelstar Z-series drives for ultrabooks and other compact devices. A 500GB version is about to ship in volume.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 10 February 2012 16:00

Lenovo to steal PC crown from HP

An analyst is tipping Lenovo as a future global number one PC vendor.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 15:18

Ultrabooks, tablets vie for market dominance

Global shipments of ultrabooks are predicted to grow at three times the rate of tablets over the next five years, but despite the strong growth, tablet volumes will remain higher with a forecast of 253 million to be shipped in 2016 compared with 178 million ultrabooks.

Published in Market

Worldwide shipments of PCs dropped towards the end of last year as consumer demand slowed. Ultrabooks, introduced to the market in the holiday season, didn't attract consumers, and the overall decline in PC shipments for the fourth quarter of 2011 was 1.4 percent.

Published in Market

Way back in 2007 I remember seeing Intel demonstrate 'slider' tablet PCs where the screen slid down from a vertical to a horizontal position over the keyboard to create a tablet - long before the iPad hit the scene.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Monday, 09 January 2012 14:31

CES 2012 previewed - for consumers and business

The first major tech show of the year is nearly upon us, and with 2012 set to unleash all manner of exciting technologies (and undoubtedly some flops), CES is where we get to see a lot of new tech unveiled first - here's what to expect.

Published in Fuzzy Logic




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