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Windows 7, new laptop designs to converge

An overhaul of both software and hardware is in the offing as Microsoft's latest operating system and new laptop designs converge later this year.

By Aug. 2, 2009


Remember ultrabooks? Yeah, no one else does either

IHS iSuppli slashed its near-term forecast for the thin-and-light notebooks by 53 percent, blaming high pricing and poor marketing.

By Oct. 1, 2012


Intense Intel-AMD rivalry set for light laptops

The CEOs at the chipmakers see competition heating up in the market for sleek, inexpensive laptops running Windows 7.

By Oct. 16, 2009


Intel 'Ultrabook' touts tablet-like features

Chipmaker's Ultrabook will attempt to mainstream designs similar to Apple's MacBook Air. Like the Air, Ultrabooks will also have tablet-like attributes.

By May. 30, 2011


So, will that be an Intel or AMD ultrabook?

Will Advanced Micro Devices be competitive in the ultrabook market? We'll know later this year.

By Jan. 18, 2012


I've seen the future, and it's a MacBook

At the risk of adding to the cacophony of gratuitous advice directed at Apple, the company could bypass the Netbook and go directly to the inexpensive "ultrathin" category.

By Jul. 19, 2009


Intel: Customers have 'lots and lots' of tablet designs

Senior VP says customers are working diligently on designs. And Intel should know. It supplies the core silicon to virtually every PC maker in the world.

By Jan. 7, 2010


HP announces Envy ultrabooks, 'sleekbooks,' business-targeted EliteBook Folio

How inexpensive can an ultrabook get? For HP, today's answer is $749 -- or, if you're considering an AMD "sleekbook," $599.

By May. 8, 2012


Windows $899 Ultrabook arrives: Acer Aspire S3

Acer's Ultrabook debuted at $899, proving that an extremely thin Windows laptop built with high-quality materials can be priced at under $1,000.

By Oct. 10, 2011


Before 2010 MacBook Air, there was 2004 Sony

Steve Jobs proclaimed this week that the new MacBook Air "is the future of notebooks." But it's clear PC makers like Sony and HP saw that future a long time ago. The problem? Execution.

By Oct. 23, 2010