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Holiday Tech: Droolworthy Gear Coming This Fall

Ultrabook laptops, games, and HDTVs are likely to be hot this holiday season. And it's not too early to prepare for Black Thursday. Here's the lowdown.

Analysts Make Holiday Tech Predictions

Analysts Make Holiday Tech Predictions


Windows 8 Ultrabooks and Tablets to Feature New Sensors

Ultrabooks and convertible tablets will soon have everything from compasses and gyroscopes to GPS and accelerometers.

Intel: More Than 40 Touchscreen Windows 8 Ultrabooks Coming

Additionally, Ultrabook laptops sales are doing well, Intel's CEO says.


Sprint to Sell IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook for $800

Sprint has become the first U.S. wireless carrier to offer an Ultrabook, which is being sold with a 3G/4G mobile hotspot device at no added cost.

PC Sales Slip as Shoppers Wait

With Windows 8 expected in a matter of months and new tablets arriving, even ultrabooks aren't enticing enough to loosen pocketbooks.

Why Ultrabook Sales Have Flopped So Far

Early models were expensive, with the best Ultrabooks priced well over $1,000, and the cheapest ones priced around $900.

Next Up for Ultrabook Laptops: 3D Displays, Sensors, and HD Screens

The next wave of super-thin laptops--perhaps packed with these sexy features--is expected to arrive in the second half of 2013.


Taiwan Worries New Apple Patent Could Target Ultrabooks

UPDATE: A Taiwan government office is warning local PC vendors of a MacBook Air patent that could be used in legal action to stop sale of ultrabooks.

Dell Launches Two XPS Laptops, One with Ultrabook Capabilities

The laptops feature thin aluminum casings, edge-to-edge displays with hardened Corning Glass, backlit chiclet keyboards and multigesture touchpads.

Smartphones and Laptops: New Ways to Pair Them

Soon, your mobile devices will work in harmony. Here's a look at the burgeoning simpatico relationship between smartphones and laptops.


Acer Announces Sub-$700 Ultrabooks Upgradable to Windows 8

The Timeline Ultra M5 Ultrabooks start at $679.99 and will be upgradable to Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 Pro for $14.99.

Microsoft Surface Tablet: 5 Questions

Microsoft's new Surface tablet looked good at its introduction, but questions about pricing, arrival, connectivity, and more remain unanswered.