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ASUS Zenbook Prime UX21A is the “epitome of Ultrabook perfection” – Anandtech

Posted on 23 May 2012

Yesterday we saw the first review of the next-gen Asus Zenbooks. The Zenbook Prime UX31A impressed Laptop and impressed us too with a great set of improvements that brings the Zenbook Prime right up into near-perfect Ultrabook territory. Today we’ve got Anandtech giving us a similar story about the 11.6” ASUS Zenbook UX21A. If you have any interest at all in Ultrabooks or ultrathins or even netbook-sized devices, read this […]

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Gigabyte X11 to launch 31st of May as “Lightest notebook on Earth”

Posted on 23 May 2012

I reviewed the X11 last month. It was good. It wasn’t the Gigabyte X11 though! That will launch on May 31st and will undoubtedly be shown off at Computex Taipei just days later. Inside sources had already tipped me off on this one but Gigabyte seem to be keeping quiet on information because this media invite is all we have to go on right now. Source: Ubergizmo Interestingly Gigabyte don’t […]

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‘Ultrabook in a Screen’ Could be in the Pipeline

Posted on 08 May 2012

I call the Samsung XE700 an Ultraslate.  It’s effectively an Ultrabook in a tablet form factor and it comes with a Bluetooth keyboard and a docking station. It’s one of the most flexible, usable tablets I’ve seen in a long time and it’s also a design milestone. This is the first time I’ve seen desktop-class computing in under 1KG of tablet with a decent (for tablet PCs) battery life. It’s […]

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First Hands-On With the Sony Vaio Ultrabooks Surface. Ivy Bridge Confirmed.

Posted on 06 May 2012

“I have hands on for all the Sony Ultrabooks!” said the email from fellow Germany-based blogger Balazs Gal of Techfokus. Checking out his YouTube channel reveals three videos. That’s the Vaio T13, the Vaio T11 and a comparison video. Balazs also got confirmation, from an official representative, that there’s an Ivy Bridge version. Yes, the one we spotted!   I’ll link you to the news articles here. (Translations: T13  and […]

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