Best Ultrabooks 2014: Apple 13-inch MacBook Air

The 2010 version MacBook Air could be considered to be the first Ultrabook since it is the notebook that inspired Intel to create the Ultrabook category for Windows notebooks. While calling the MacBook

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Acer TravelMate P645

Acer’s may not be as well known in Canada for their business notebooks as some of the other vendors in this article, but their TravelMate series of notebooks have always been good business

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1

We featured the previous version of the EliteBook Folio, the 9470m, on last year’s list, and it was one of our favourite business Ultrabooks. This year, HP has decided to make the Folio,

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: HP EliteBook 840 G1

HP’s EliteBook series has long been its premium business-notebook range. For this generation HP’s naming convention has changed, going from a four digit model number to a designation that is similar to their

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Dell XPS 13

Along with the MacBook Air, the Dell XPS 13 is the only other consumer model in this list. However, Dell does offer it with Windows 8.1 Professional factory installed, and is marketing it

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Dell Latitude E7240

Dell’s Latitude series of notebooks have long been their premium series of business workhorses, and for 2014, the new top of the range 7000 series are the first Ultrabook Latitudes. Dell calls them

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Unlike the other machines on this list, the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a convertible tablet. So while it is not an Ultrabook, we did want to include it because Microsoft is

Published on: June 27th, 2014 IT World Canada Staff

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) is Lenovo’s follow-up to what could be considered the first, and also one of the best, true business-class Ultrabook, the original X1 Carbon from 2012. While there is

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Lenovo ThinkPad T440s

The Lenovo T-series notebooks are legendary. They have long held a reputation as some of the best business notebooks you can buy, but traditionally have always been a big on the big side.

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Toshiba Portégé Z30-A

Toshiba’s Portégé series of thin light notebooks were Ultrabooks well before the term Ultrabook was even coined, the latest model in the series, the Z30, continues this legacy. It is extremely light –

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

HP launches line of notebooks for the new year

Hewlett-Packard Co. launched a raft of new ultrabooks, notebooks, and PCs during its conference in Barcelona yesterday – and it’s aiming them towards the small business market. Branded as HP’s Elite line, its

Published on: December 11th, 2013 Candice So

Acer unveils 4 new touch screen hybrids, Ultrabooks at Computex

  With a slew of product announcements at the 33rd annual Computex Taipei Design and Innovation Awards this week, there has been a lot of interesting gadgets forthcoming, including some from Acer America Corp. Acer scored

Published on: June 3rd, 2013 Candice So

HP unveils new Haswell-powered Pavilion, Envy laptops

The school year may not be yet over but HP is already gearing up for the next one with their latest consumer notebooks in the Pavilion and Envy lines. HP showed off the

Published on: May 23rd, 2013 Eric Floresca