We love a spot of drama, and that's something that's hardly in short supply in the video below -- a teaser clip for a new HP laptop codenamed Spectre, most likely an.
The clip, sent by an HP employee to The Verge, shows almost nothing of the device itself. All we're able to deduce is it's a laptop, and HP reckons it's so exciting it warrants a teaser with moody music and spinning bits of glass.
The smart money is on the Spectre being part of HP's Envy line-up of fancypants computers, with the slender swivelling plates in the video indicating that it'll be an extremely thin ultrabook.
HP has already unveiled an upcoming ultrabook -- the. But as we noted when it was announced, that machine isn't looking especially slim, at about 18mm thick all the way through. Fingers crossed the spooky-sounding Spectre can beat those dimensions.
Ultrabooks are a new type of laptop pioneered by Intel, and constructed by loads of different manufacturers. There's a focus on being extremely slender, yet still powerful enough to do some proper computing, and with a battery that won't conk out halfway through the day.
They're also priced to compete with Apple's eerily thin. So far we've been impressed by a few of them, notably the near-perfect .
Here's hoping the Spectre proves just as impressive. We'll likely see it rearing its head at next week's CES show in Las Vegas, so stay tuned for more info.