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Choosing Between These Three 'Computers' is a Difficult Task

Michael L. Berman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Sitting in front of us are three "computers:" a tablet, a new ultrabook and a so-called convertible device that can be used as an ultrabook or tablet. An ultrabook, loosely defined, is a thinner, lighter laptop without an internal CD/DVD drive and a smaller solid state hard drive.

Toshiba Goes Uber Upscale With Kira Ultrabook

Doug Olenick | Posted 09.02.2013 | Technology
Doug Olenick

While some players in the Ultrabook category look to mine the mid-range price points for sales, Toshiba has set its course in the opposite direction with the recent release of its Kira line of Ultrabooks.

Lenovo X1 Carbon Is Great But It Won't Knock the Air Out of Apple's MacBooks

Larry Magid | Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

Until last January, I was happily carrying a Lenovo X300 lightweight notebook PC but decided it was time to get a MacBook Air and, until today, I hadn't looked back.

WATCH: Intel Readies Ultra-Huge Ultrabook Ultra-Campaign

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 04.05.2012 | Technology

"Your great-grandkids just called. They want their computer back." So goes one of the new advertising slogans for Intel's Ultrabooks, part of a gia...

Jason Gilbert

7 Awesome Ultrabooks From CES 2012 | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.13.2012 | Technology

LAS VEGAS -- If there was a single category of products that dominated the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in both volume and hype, it was Ultrabooks (...

Dell Kills Netbooks

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.16.2011 | Technology

Dude, you're not getting a Dell netbook. Dell, the Texas-based computer manufacturing giant, is no longer offering its Dell Mini netbook for sale. ...

Top Tablets From Massive Computer Expo

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.03.2011 | Technology

Computex 2011, Asia's biggest tech trade fair (and the second largest in the world) is underway in Taipei, Taiwan. The expo runs for five days from Ma...

Intel Debuts Super Thin Tablet-Laptop Hybrid

Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology

(ANNIE HUANG, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) TAIPEI, Taiwan — Intel Corp. is touting a hybrid laptop 0.8 inches (20 mm) thick with sleek tablet computing f...