Dell’s New XPS 13 Sounds Like the Laptop of My Dreams

15 hours of battery life. A gorgeous 13-inch display that looks like it's floating in air. Silky carbon fibre sandwiched between shiny aluminium. Starting at just $800 (£528). My only question about the new Dell XPS 13: what's the catch? Read More >>

Samsung’s ATIV Book 9 Gets a Bigger Screen and Killer Battery Life

Samsung's ATIV Book 9 line (formerly Series 9) has always had a silly name but a beautiful body. Now Samsung's refreshing the Ultrabook for 2014 with better guts, a slightly bigger screen, a killer battery, and more. Read More >>

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The MacBook Cheat Sheet

Before deciding to buy one of those gorgeous new Airs, if anyone is looking for a full breakdown and comparison of the entire MacBook lineup, commenter Ryan Bane put together a pretty comprehensive comparison between every model, every option, specs, etc. with information from Apple and around the internet. Read More >>

This Beautiful New Asus Ultrabook Is Dripping In Glass

Asus has been busy announcing a slew of new products at Computex in Taipei overnight and, while many of them are deeply unremarkable, a glass-coated ultrabook and updated Transformer Pad Infinity should be enough to pique your interest. Read More >>

This Is HP’s Take on the Retina MacBook Pro

HP has just announced a big overhaul of its Envy and Pavilion ranges, and most of the updates are fairly uninspiring — apart from the company's take on Apple's Retina MacBook Pro. Read More >>

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Asus Taichi 21 Review: Incredibly Beautiful and Totally Pointless

We've already seen ultrabooks that can flip, rotate and slide. Asus's new convertible, the Taichi 21, can do none of those things -- instead, it's got two screens. So, dual-display laptops -- gimmick, or genius? Read More >>

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Roman Coppola: “Everything is Now an App. It’s Disappointing”

Earlier this year Intel, along with W Hotels, put out a call to all budding screenwriters over the social networks to send in scripts for a set of short films. Each film had to be set in a W Hotel, anywhere in the world, and have an Ultrabook as a central part of the story. At the creative helm they joined with Roman Coppola and The Directors Bureau to sift through the entries and assign directors, actors and producers. Read More >>

Next-Gen Ultrabooks Will Feature Nuance Voice Recognition

It's well-known that Intel is keen for the next swathe of ultrabooks to feature touchscreens. But it also has another wish for the future of svelte computing: it's teaming up with Nuance to outfit upcoming ultrabooks with voice recognition technology. Read More >>

This All-Carbon Fibre Ultrabook Weighs Just 975g

Carbon fiber has, without doubt, got to be one of the most exotic materials you can choose to build things out of: race cars, road bikes and, umm, laptops? It seems that the Dell XPS 13 has started a trend because now Gigabyte is hot on its heels with an all-carbon fiber notebook which is, as you'd expect, insanely light. Read More >>

If You Must Persist With a 15-Inch Laptop, Samsung’s Ultrabook Series 9 Is the World’s Thinnest

This slimline beauty is Samsung's latest attempt at styling up a super-skinny ultrabook, the company's 15" Series 9 N900X4C. Read More >>

Sony’s First Ultrabook Is a Flop Before It’s Even on Sale

While Sony has a track record for making beautifully slim laptops, so far it's ignored Intel's prescribed ultrabook gimmickry. That stops now, with the newly announced Vaio T—but sadly, it's a laptop that's doomed before it even hits the shelf. Read More >>

Intel’s Ultrabook Future Is a PC-Tablet Mashup You Can Afford

While it may look like a tablet, this is in fact the first of a new series of prototype devices from Intel — hardware that it believes is the future of its self-styled ultrabook initiative. Read More >>

Intel: Your Next Laptop Will Be a Touchscreen Clamshell

Things are certainly changing in personal computing: laptops are getting smaller and slimmer; tablets are becoming more useful productivity tools; and the whole sector can't quite reach a consensus over what the future holds. But then, Intel drops into conversation that it firmly believes in the one technology most people have dismissed: Clamshell touchscreens. Read More >>

Acer: £700 Ultrabooks are Unprofitable, But We’re Making One for $499 (£350) Anyway

Loss leaders—products sold without a profit to generate interest—sometimes work. Acer tried it with its recent S3 ultrabook, but it isn't content with that; it has it sights set on cutting prices even further. Read More >>

Best Ultrabook: Dell XPS 13

Engineers at Dell must be on aFast and Furious kick too! They've clearly decided to live life a quarter-mile at a time, and swaddled their XPS 13 with carbon fiber. Read More >>