Acer’s sub-$800 Timeline M5 ultrabooks coming to Canada

Acer on Wednesday announced new Timeline Ultra M5 ultrabooks starting at $799.99 that will be upgradable to Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 Pro for $14.99.They will be available at leading retailers across Canadabeginning at

Published on: June 20th, 2012 Agam Shah

Apple introduces thinner, lighter MacBook Pro

Apple on Monday unveiled its thinnest and lightest MacBook Pro ever, with the latest Intel Core processors, code-named Ivy Bridge, and a high-resolution 15.4-inch retina display that the company said is the best

Published on: June 11th, 2012 Agam Shah

Acer Aspire V notebooks available in Canada at end of June

Acer announced today its new Aspire V series of notebooks will be on sale in Canada near the end of June, packing Intel's Ivy Bridge processors into a slimmer body.The laptops are 30

Published on: June 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Acer unveils Windows 8 tablets, ultrabooks with cradles, keyboards

Acer on Monday unveiled new Windows 8 products, including tablets that come with attachable peripherals and ultrabooks fitted with touchscreens, as the company tries to set itself apart from the competition with new

Published on: June 4th, 2012 Michael Kan

New Ivy Bridge chip runs way hotter than its predecessor

Not so fast, overclocking enthusiasts -- early online scuttlebutt suggests that Intel's new Ivy Bridge chips run hotter than their Sandy Bridge precursors by as much as 20 or 30 degrees Celsius.Initialtestingshows that

Published on: April 30th, 2012 Jon Gold

Intel’s first Ivy Bridge ultrabooks to hit market on June 5

Chip maker Intel has announced the availability of its quad-core third generation Intel Core processors, codenamed Ivy Bridge - the first to be built using Intel's latest 22-nanometer tri-gate manufacturing process.Until now, computers,

Published on: April 24th, 2012 Sophie Curtis

Intel Ultrabooks sets bar higher for laptops

Future ultrabook laptops will have touchscreens, voice recognition, longer battery life and lower prices, an Intel executive said Monday, as he also took a swipe at tablets during a press conference at the

Published on: January 9th, 2012 Agam Shah

What the laptops of 2012 will look like

Tablets and smartphones are in, but don't count laptops out. Impressive new laptops planned for 2012 promise to be thinner, lighter, and faster, as well as to carry longer-lasting batteries.All the pieces are

Published on: December 1st, 2011 Jason Cross