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GoWorld Touchscreen Slider Ultrabook Prototype Hands-on Video at IDF 2012

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At IDF Beijin 2012 GoWorld is showing off an Ultrabook prototype which uses a hybrid sliding design. Intel has been saying that one of the goals of the Ultrabook campaign is to bring the good features from the tablet realm to the laptop — things like instant-on, long standby time, thinness, and light weight. It’s no wonder that along for the ride is touchscreen functionality. Thanks to Windows 8 doing double-duty as a traditional desktop OS and also a touchscreen friendly OS with its Metro half, convertible Ultrabooks could actually become a mainstream reality.

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Touchscreen Ultrabook Demo, Hands-On, Thoughts

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Touch is coming!

SnapShot(29)I think myself and a number of other tech bloggers have written that more than once over the last 5 or so years but in this case, in 2012, we’ve got a market that appears to be primed, hardware that can take advantage of it and operating systems that are build around it. I’m not talking about Android or IOS tablets, I’m talking about Windows PCs.

With Windows 8 looking towards mobile touch and the Ultrabook and Tablet platforms from Intel and AMD pushing in that direction too there’s a very good chance that developers will hook into the ecosystem and complete the circle.

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New Fujitsu Ultrabooks in Ultrafuzzy Pics

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Fujitsu Ultrab 2Fujitsu may have launched the SH771 high-end ultra-light but that doesn’t mean they aren’t going to produce an Ultrabook. How do we know? We have pics of Fujitsu Ultrabooks!

Sent to us from Mr Blurrycam himself and marked-up with equally fuzzy information, these pics are supposed to have been shown in a private event recently and were highlighted as Ultrabooks for the 2012 market.

There’s two models being shown here. One is an almost ready 13”er, the other, just a plastic prototype of an 11” Ultrabook which leads us to believe that we’re looking at a Sandy Bridge model and a slightly thinner Ivy Bridge device here.

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