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Hands-on with the Samsung Series 5 Ultra: Like a Series 9, but affordable

The Series 5 is a more mainstream and far more affordable alternative to the sleek Series 9, but with many of the same features.

By Jan. 9, 2012

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Microsoft beware: Google Chromebooks could surge

Chromebook shipments could spike in the second half of the year. That's not good news for Microsoft, which is seeing falling laptop deliveries.

By Jul. 15, 2013

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Future PCs threat to Apple? Yes, says Citibank analyst

New hybrid laptop-tablet devices based on Intel's fast but power efficient Haswell chip may threaten Apple's tablet dominance, says a Citibank analyst.

By Feb. 16, 2013

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Samsung 530U3BI

Samsung's finally made an affordable ultrabook, and the 13-inch Series 5 Ultra is a well-priced and far slimmer product than its 14-inch cousin. Still, it's not a runaway bargain, and it feels like corners have been cut in adapting it from the stellar Series 9's design. You also might want to wait a few weeks for Intel's latest processors to arrive.

By May. 4, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating May. 4, 2012
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When notebooks squeeze Intel out

commentary Devices based on ARM chip designs tend to be thinner, cooler (thermally, at least), and cheaper than those based on Intel designs while offering longer battery life.

By Jul. 22, 2013

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Windows 8 iPad killers: Round 1

Be careful what you wish for: Windows 8 tablets that promise to offer a twofer tablet-laptop device -- something not offered by Apple on the iPad -- are here. But are they up to the task?

By Feb. 2, 2013

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Start menu resurfaces on Samsung's Windows 8 PCs

A Quick Starter feature available for Samsung's Windows 8 computers and tablets offers both a Start button and a toolbar.

By Oct. 16, 2012

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Samsung Series 5 535

The 4-pound Samsung Series 5 isn't as light and portable as some slim 14-inch laptops, but this AMD-powered version can be found at a significant discount if you shop around.

By Sep. 25, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Sep. 25, 2012

MSRP: $849.99

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Updated Samsung laptops coming, Apple in sights

Samsung's refreshed 11.6-inch ultraportable offers up some stiff competition for Apple's similarly configured MacBook Air.

By Jul. 1, 2011

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Samsung raises design bar with Series 9 laptop (just don't call it an 'ultrabook')

What a difference a year makes. Ultrabooks are lurking around every corner, and the Series 9 is back to reclaim the mantle of the hottest-looking superslim laptop.

By Jan. 9, 2012