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Asus Zenbook Prime Ultrabook vs. The Rest: Spec Showdown

Acer has updated its Zenbook Ultrabooks with new processors, screen options, and graphics cards, but how do the new models compare with the rest of the market?


Hands-on: Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A

A full-HD IPS display is the breakout feature of Asus’ new high-end Ultrabook.

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon: Lightest 14-Inch Ultrabook in a Narrow Field

Lenovo's "lightest" and "thinnest" claims for its ThinkPad X1 Carbon are correct, but you'll want to read the fine pint.

New From HP: Stylish Ultrabooks and a Wafer-Thin 'Sleekbook'

HP's summer newcomers will include a high-end Ultrabook, a low-cost Envy, an ultrathin Sleekbook, and a business EliteBook.

Sony Vaio T Ultrabooks: Ivy Bridge Support, Specs, Pricing Revealed

The Vaio T13 and T11 are both available for advance order and configuration at a German website; their main difference is the display size.


Dell XPS 13: Gray With MacBook Air Envy

The XPS 13 is a fine, well-made, durable-seeming laptop with some style, but some people may prefer to spend their money on a faster processor and a lot more storage.

Ultrabook Prices Could Dip to $599 Thanks to Use of Plastic Materials

These lower-priced Ultrabooks will use plastic materials for the chassis, rather than the more pricey aluminum used today.

Samsung Series 9 Ultrabooks to Get Ivy Bridge Update

The 15-inch laptop will sport a Core i5 3317U processor clocked at 1.7Ghz, but Samsung didn’t say when it would be available to buy, or for how much.

Sony Launches First Vaio Ultrabooks

Sony is joining Intel's ultrabook push with the new Vaio T family, which includes models with 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch screens, the company said on Wednesday.

Patience--Wait for Ivy Bridge Ultrabooks

Put your wallet away. With Ivy Bridge ultrabooks promised in a matter of weeks, it would be foolish to spend money buying an ultrabook right now.