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Dell’s new XPS 13 and XPS 15 revealed

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At CES today Dell announced refreshes of it’s XPS 13 and XPS 15 Ultrabooks, with the XPS 13 seemingly getting most of the attention. The reason for this is that Dell is claiming that the XPS 13 is the smallest 13-inch Ultrabook available today, along with the stunning virtually borderless “infinity display” that …

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Acer makes Intel’s Ultrabook dream afforable

When Intel first started touting the concept of an Ultrabook, our imaginations were captivated. Computex that year was full of new ideas and concepts – mostly built around processors that would ultimately struggle to make their sales targets. The problem was price. But maybe that’s changing. You want the Core …

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No SSD? Why are laptop companies so sad?

Since 2010, KitGuru has been driving the notion that all systems should boot off an SSD. With the pricing on SSDs so competitive across the board – and laptop companies telling us how important battery life is – why do the vast majority of notebooks come with a cruddy old …

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Ultrabook sales predictions take a nose dive

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The sales predictions by market research firm IHS iSuppli have been drastically reduced by more than half, due to poor sales earlier in the year. While initial expectations were for at least 22 million to be sold by the end of the year, now it only suggests 10 million will …

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Ivy Bridge reportedly to launch with reduced pricing

A short time after hearing of supposed lengthy delays in bringing Ivy Bridge chips to market, it’s since been more positive news for Intel’s third generation, 22nm based Core processors. It came to light a short time after rumours first begun circulating about Ivy Bridge not arriving in the flesh …

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Ultrabooks expected to gain momentum later in the year

The Apple train keeps ‘a rolling with no sign of slowing down. The latest reports from analysts Canalys show that Apple shipped 20 million personal computing devices in Q4, claiming 17 percent of the total market. This is split between 5 million Macs and 15 million iPads. Hewlett Packard are …

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