Unboxing the Acer TravelMate P6 ultrabook

Today we're going to unbox the Acer TravelMate P6. It's the latest in Acer's line of commercial ultrabooks, and has won several awards for its product design. It runs Windows 8.1, or Windows

Published on: June 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Asus Zenbook UX302 packages both power and design for hefty price tag

With the ever evolving PC landscape out there, the choice between a laptop, tablet, or a snap-apart hybrid PC can be a difficult one, depending on your needs. With the new Asus Zenbook,

Published on: April 21st, 2014 Randolph Burlton

All Hands On Tech – The Dell Latitude 6430U

Update (Oct. 30, 2013) - There are some news reports going out saying some units of the Dell Latitude 6430U are emitting a strong odour of cat urine. Mercifully, I was spared one

Published on: October 30th, 2013 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: MacBook Air 2013 [time travel special]

If I could go back in time and warn buyers of the MacBook Air 2012 to wait a year to make their purchase, I would (I tried in this video, but I was

Published on: August 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Acer Aspire S7

At first glance you might think this is a MacBook Air. But it's not. It might surprise you to know it's actually Acer's latest Ultrabook. The manufacturer is trying something new with the

Published on: May 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Top 10 Ultrabooks for business

Published on: April 5th, 2013 Alex Davies

HP releases Sleekbook consumer laptop at CES

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) used the Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) in Las Vegas this week to unveil a new slim entry in the low end of the consumer laptop space.HP's Pavilion Sleekbook.Dubbed the

Published on: January 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Samsung’s new Windows 8 hybrids meld tablet and notebook features

New York – Samsung, with its new lineup of Windows 8 devices, is trying to mesh the needs of the living room with those of the boardroom. At a launch event at the

Published on: October 16th, 2012 Paolo Del Nibletto

Toshiba launches Windows 8 convertible ultrabook

Thanks to the release of Windows 8, the last quarter of 2012 may be looked back upon as the rise of the hybrids.Tobshiba Corp. is the latest to reveal its new hardware built

Published on: October 10th, 2012 Brian Jackson

HP announces Windows 8 hybrid tablet, ultrabooks

Hewlett-Packard Co. announced its first several products based on Windows 8 today, showcasing a new multi-touch tablet hybrid and two new notebooks also with touchscreens. As the general availability of Windows 8 in

Published on: August 30th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon a pricey but solid ultrabook option

What do you value more in an ultrabook: mobility, power or price tag?If your answer tilts further towards the first two aspects rather thanthe latter, then Lenovo's new ThinkPad X1 Carbonmight be for

Published on: August 22nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Apple patents utlrabook-style teardrop design

A Taiwanese government office is warning local PC vendors of a new Apple patent for its MacBook Air that could be used in legal action to try and stop the sale of ultrabook

Published on: July 4th, 2012 Michael Kan

Toshiba unveils new business laptops, huge tablet

Toshiba Ltd. announced new business laptop models today, showing off thin and light-weight notebooks but not adhering to Intel's Ultrabook standards.The new laptops introduce an ultraportable to the Portege line and also updates

Published on: June 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Microsoft’s Surface tablet – I believe!

I have been thinking about what I would say about Microsoft’s Big Announcement on June 18th that they will be releasing not one but two tablets into the marketplace sometime before the end

Published on: June 24th, 2012 Rob Whent