Razer’s gunmetal Blade Stealth is like dressing a gaming laptop in a suit

An all-black exterior, backlit triple snake logo and a keyboard with every color in the rainbow is often what kept corporate types and minimalists away from Razer's laptop portfolio. Now for the first

ASUS believes a woman with a computer is better than a woman with a kitten

Welcome to another episode of Social Media Managers Who Are Having a Bad Day. On todays episode we present Asus‘ assertion that a “cute girl” with a cat worse than a “sophistic

Acer’s Swift 7 is a sleek ultrabook with a meager processor

Like a barebones PC chassis, the Swift 7 has potential, but lacks a few integral pieces — like a backlit keyboard, for instance.

Ultra Disappointment? Nah, Ultrabooks Are Just Getting Started

This year was supposed to be the year of the Ultrabook. It was supposed to be the year where svelte notebooks became standard. It was supposed to be the year that Intel's latest ultra-mobile platform

Lenovo Debuts A Pair Of Ultrabooks, The $1599 ThinkPad X1 Hybrid And $849 ThinkPad T430u

Lenovo is serious about ultrabooks. The company just introduced two new ultrabooks that will live alongside the company's existing model, the ThinkPad X1. These three models put Lenovo in a unique pos

The Most Important Gadgets Of 2012

Rather than looking back (which I'm sure we will), I thought it would be nice to look forward to 2012 and beyond and note some of the gadgets that will change the world in the next few years. I've inc

Ultrabook Prices May Fall 5-10% In The First Part Of 2012, Says Report

The first ultrabooks are just now hitting the market but despite Intel's stated wishes, prices are generally north of $1000. But that might change early next year, <a href="http://www.digitimes.com/ne

The Promise Of The 15-Inch MacBook Air

In my home office sits a 27-inch iMac with a secondary 24-inch LED Cinema Display attached to it. It's a glorious vision of screen real estate. And yet, I dread using it. First world problem? It

Potential Dell Ultrabooks Hit The FCC

A couple of what appear to be ultrabooks from Dell have <a href="https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/reports/ViewExhibitReport.cfm?mode=Exhibits&RequestTimeout=500&calledFromFrame=N&applic

30-50 Ultrabooks Are Expected To Launch At CES 2012, But Can They Break The CES Curse?

Every year at the global electronic bazaar that is the Consumer Electronic Show, there is a product du jour. A certain product segment seemingly overloads the trade show. iPad killers were out in forc

Asus Zenbooks Enter The Ultrabook Fray, Starting At $999

The promise of the ultra-cheap ultrabook hasn't quite been fulfilled yet, but that doesn't mean we can't have a few sexy machines before the new ones hit. Acer's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2

Report: HP, Dell Ultrabooks On Tap For Late 2011, Early 2012 Release

<a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/ultrabooks/">Ultrabooks </a>are set to light the notebook market ablaze, but the two largest PC makers are arriving fashionably late. <a href="http://www.di

Intel: 75 Million 2nd Generation Core CPUs Shipped, Fastest Selling CPU In Company’s History

Intel clearly has a hit on its hands. Mooly Eden, vice president and general manager of the PC Client Group, took to the IDF 2011 stage today and announced several things including that, as this posts

Report: Apple To Blame For The Initial Ultrabook Short Supply

Apple is seemingly sucking all the air out of the PC market. Major players are weary of launching an entirely new product type even one with such draw as <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/ultra

First Acer Ultrabook Leaks, Full Specs and Price Included

The first round of ultrabooks are upon us. Acer and Asus are said to have several models ready for an IFA debut later this week, but <a href="http://notebookitalia.it/acer-ultrabook-s3-con-core-i5-246

Here Come The MacBook Air Clones! Asus Set To Announce 5+ Ultrabooks

The day of the Ultrabook is nearly upon us and per Asustek chairman, Jonney Shih, the PC maker has five to six models on the bill for an October release. Prices are said to start out $899 but also rea

Intel To Computer Makers: Ultrabooks Will Save You

As I write this, I'm sitting in my office. Around me, there are nine computers -- seven of them run Windows. I have three slates, too -- only one is an iPad. Welcome to the Post-PC world outside of Sa

New Intel Ultrabook Reference Models Could Undercut MacBook Air Significantly

When Intel launched its <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/05/31/intel-pitches-new-category-of-thin-and-light-laptops-ultrabooks/">Ultrabook</a> initiative, we were excited: a full-on PC notebo

With Aluminum Supplies Low, Will Lightweight Laptops Opt For Fiberglass?

The rush towards lightweight, thin laptops — the "ultrabook" spec <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/05/31/intel-pitches-new-category-of-thin-and-light-laptops-ultrabooks/">being promoted

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
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