Don't-Miss Ultrabook Stories

Asus Zenbook UX301 Ultrabook

Asus demos two new Zenbooks, three Transformers, and an ultraportable laptop at IFA

New proudcts include Ultrabooks with Gorilla Glass lids, Windows/Android hybrids, and a budget-oriented ultraportable.

Dell Inspiron 7000

Dell adds consumer touches to Latitude notebook line

Gorilla Glass, touch displays, and the look and feel of the XPS consumer notebook -- all these are part of Dell's refreshed Latitude notebook line.

Acer: Expect more Android and Chromebooks, less Windows

Acer says it's trying to grow its non-Windows business "as soon as possible," which means more Chromebooks and Android-powered devices from the manufacturer.

SSD shipments skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2013

SSD shipments nearly doubled from the first quarter of 2012 to the same time frame of 2013 thanks to growing usage of mobile devices.

What to Look for in a Laptop this School Year

With so many options to consider for a back to school laptop, you may feel like you need to sign up for Laptop 101. Here's a crash course in laptop shopping.

Dell OKs new plan for shareholder vote on raised offer from Michael Dell

The Special Committee overseeing Dell's buyout proposal has reached an agreement with company founder Michael Dell and his associates, Silver Lake Partners, on a proposed purchase in which shareholders will get US$13.75 per share and a special dividend of $0.13.

Tablet shipments expected to at least double those of laptops and ultra-slim PCs in 2014

Tablet sales continue to increase as sales of laptops and other PCs decline.

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Toshiba announces Satellite E series notebooks

Ultra-thin notebooks will feature Intel or AMD processors and 10-point touchscreens.

Michael Dell raises buyout offer for Dell by $0.10 per share, with new voting conditions

Michael Dell has raised his offer to take Dell private by US$0.10 per share, to about $24.7 billion, after the company was forced to delay a vote because stockholders seemed inclined to reject the bid.

The future is 'ultramobile:' Intel makes the PC persona non grata

"You're dead to me." Intel's new chief executive, Brian Krzanich, didn't use that phrase when describing Intel's relationship with the PC—but he may as well have.

Microsoft kicks back $5-$10 to resellers who peddle select Windows 8 hardware

Starting today, Microsoft will give resellers up to $10 for each device they sell from a list of 21 Windows 8 touch-enabled PCs and tablets, company executives said.

Announcing the PCWorld 2013 Ultrabook giveaway

Enter via email for a chance to win one of four Ultrabooks.

New Windows 8 PCs use touchscreens, hybrid designs and Haswell to capture attention

Vendors are trying to innovate their way out of the PC doldrums. Let's look at the curiosities they've created.

Battle of the ultra-high-res laptops: Samsung Ativ Book 9 specs vs. the world

All of a sudden, we're awash in eye-catching laptops with wallet-busting price tags. How does Samsung's latest ultra-high-resolution Ultrabook stack up to the crowd in a tale of the tape?

Intel CTO Justin Rattner

Where are our wirelessly charging Ultrabooks, Intel?

Intel promised us that Ultrabooks with wireless charging would arrive in 2013. As Intel joins the A4WP wireless charging consortium, we have to ask: where are they?