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    5 Must Have Ultrabook Apps for Students

    Back when I was in college, I remember thinking about how great it would be to have a small, light laptop. Maybe 13”, really thin, easy to carry around, but more functional than a netbook. I would have always used it in class to take notes, which is a lie, because I was a terrible […]

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    Sony VAIO Tap 20 and VAIO Duo 11 Hands-on

    Sony has just unveiled several new PCs with unique designs, all of which are ready to take advantage of Windows 8 to its fullest potential. The VAIO Tap 20 is being described as a  family tabletop PC. On one hand it’s a full fledged all-in-one desktop PC with a 20″ display and a 10-point multi-touch […]

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    David Blaine Gets Electrified By Ultrabooks, Invites You to Join In

    Appropriately enough, David Blaine no longer completely goes by the title of magician anymore. Blaine has a more reliable trick up his sleeve. The “endurance artist” will soon set out to endure yet another challenge, asking people to question the notion and limits, but probably succeeding more in getting people to question why anyone would […]

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    Intel’s Ultimate Coder Challenge: Week 7

    Intel’s Ultimate Coder Challenge is a unique competition where 6 developers go head to head to develop the ultimate Ultrabook app. I am participating as a judge in the competition, and over the past couple of weeks I have been following the progress of these developers as they worked to complete the ultimate Ultrabook app. Believe it […]

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    IDF 2012 Wrap-Up with Hands-on Video

      Intel’s Developer Forum (AKA IDF 2012) in San Francisco has just wrapped up, and this year Intel used the conference as a platform to show off what will be hot in computing over the next 12 months. On the show floor Intel was showing off all sorts of new form-factors, from a myriad of PC […]

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    Design the Ultimate Ultrabook Bag and Win $10k!

    During season 8 of Project Runway, Mondo Guerra won the HP/Intel challenge, creating a colorful, vibrant design for a laptop bag. That design is now available as a vertical messenger bag and a carryall bag, but Guerra is more interested in a different design – yours.

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    Intel Takes Us On a Trip Down Gadget Memory Lane

    There is no denying it, but we get crazy nostalgic around old gadgets. For this reason, a recent Intel Ultrabook event really captured our attention. At the event, Intel was busy showing off their latest 3rd generation of Ultrabooks. These Ivy Bridge powered systems are quite powerful for such little guys. And it’s really easy […]

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    Dell Announces New XPS 14 and XPS 15 Notebooks

    Dell’s XPS 13 Ultrabook is getting some new (and bigger) company courtesy of the XPS 14 and XPS 15, both of which are available from Dell’s website. The XPS 14 ultrabook has a 14” HD+ WLED display, and runs on an Intel Ivy Bridge processor (i5 or i7). Intel HD Graphics 4000 comes standard, but […]

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    Acer Timeline Ultra M5 Ultrabook Now Available

    The latest in Acer’s line of larger, more beefed up ultrabooks is now available in the United States and Canada. The Acer Timeline Ultra M5 will be available in three models, and will feature larger displays than Acer’s slimmer S series of ultrabooks.

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    Computex 2012: Ultrabooks, Ultrabooks Everywhere

    Computex 2012 in Taipei, Taiwan has wrapped up, but not before unleashing a spate of new Ultrabooks onto the market. Coming into the electronics show, only a handful of Ultrabooks were available from a few manufacturers. Computex saw that number rise to over 100, as tech giants unveiled their new plans for Ultrabooks, while lesser […]

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    Check Out the Dell XPS 13 at Create.Work.Inspire. with Intel

    This Thursday Dell and Intel head back to New York City for their third Create.Work.Inspire event. This time the XPS 13 Ultrabook takes center stage as a key player in the creation of a music video for Japanese rock band, The Suzan. We’ll be on hand and behind the scenes, watching as the Create.Work.Inspire uses the […]