HP’s Spectre x360 is an ultrabook winner with a convertible approach

Truth be told, I don't really use convertible laptops. I've used many, but the whole articulating hinge idea never resonated with me. However, it is a cool concept and, if done correctly, a nice featu

Gear to keep you charged and connected at conferences

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Acer’s Aspire S 13 is a decent little ultrabook

The first thing you notice about the Aspire S 13: It’s not a MacBook Air. In a space in which Apple’s laptop has so dominated the aesthetic conversation around thin and light laptops, it’s worth

Hands On With The Toshiba KIRAbook: Can Great Hardware Coupled With An Amazing Display Save Windows PCs?

With PC laptop shipments projected to decline by 7.3% this year, Windows 8 machines desperately need a shot multiple shots of adrenaline. The Toshiba KIRAbook may be just that. The KIRAbook is Toshib

Ideum’s GestureWorks Platform Will Let Developers Create Complex Gestures For Ultrabook Apps

<a target="_blank" href="http://ideum.com">Ideum</a> has built a platform for developers to create complex gestures for apps that can run on 100-inch table top displays or the small screens of Ultrab

Remember Ultrabooks? Yeah, That Was A Good Time

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.isuppli.com/Home-and-Consumer-Electronics/Pages/Ultrathins-and-Ultrabooks-Driving-the-Evolution-of-the-PC.aspx">An IHS report</a> has estimated that 10.3 million Ul

Toshiba’s New 21:9 Widescreen Ultrabook Is All About Entertainment

Most laptops are all the same these days, with very few exceptions. But when those exceptions creep up, we can't help but take a closer look. So is the case with Toshiba's Satellite U845W, which oddly

MacBook Air Killers? First Batch Of PC Ultrabooks To Carry An Ultra-Pricetag

Ultrabooks are supposed to be the PC's answer to the MacBook Air. These notebooks are said to rock hardware platforms very similar to the Air's but, you know, run Windows instead of OS X. The first cr

Acer Plans Early Lead In Ultrabook Race, Aims For Q4 Launch

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/acer.jpg" /> When the <a href="http://crunchgear.com/tag/ipad">iPad</a> first launched last year, the word “tablet” became mainstrea