Apple is throwing a wrench into the ultrabook works. The iPad has consumers' attention in the mid-range, while MacBooks own the high end.
The only sometimes reliable Web site Digitimes says the companies have cut ultrabook orders by 40 percent through the end of 2011.
A processor bump and price cut are nice, but a next-gen laptop from Apple needs more updated features.
Acer CEO J.T. Wang says that although his company has suffered losses in two straight quarters, ultrabooks are its ticket back to profitability.
Chromebooks are finding a home in the education market. But as makers expand their lineups, the devices are expected to gain more processing power.
Lenovo offers one of the first hints of Ultrabook laptop pricing in 2012. A future ThinkPad Ultrabook will fall further into mainstream laptop pricing territory, according to a report.
Apple's MacBook Air dominates the thin-and-light market in the U.S. And its momentum shows no signs of slowing down with the well-received 2013 model.
What hardware issues plague ultrabook owners? Tech support Q&A site FixYa reveals some of the top ones.
Based on HP's Envy Ultrabook and Sleekbook unveilings yesterday, it's clear that the naming problems for slim laptops aren't going away anytime soon.
Intel will have a PR problem on its hands next week as Apple's crosstown happening threatens to eclipse the chipmaker's affair.