Ultrabooks

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In the past, consumers shopping for a portable computing solution were forced to choose between either a tablet with a touchscreen interface and a virtual keyboard or a more traditional clamshell notebook computer with a tactile keyboard. Recently however, Intel® has asked the question, why should the consumer have to choose?

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1 year ago
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Samsung announced on April 25 that all previous Samsung Windows PC products will now be unified under the ATIV brand. ATIV was originally used by Samsung for their convertible PC devices, but the convergence of technologies is now unified under the ATIV brand.

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Physical wedding albums are an important keepsake for most couples. However, today’s newlyweds are increasingly using tablet computers and other digital media to keep an electronic photo album of their big day, and likewise, most wedding photographers have incorporated digital services into their offerings.

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1 year ago
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By now, the term Ultrabook has been used time and time again to describe thin lightweight laptops. By definition, an Ultrabook is generally a notebook-style computer measuring around 0.5” thick and weighing around 2 to 3 lb. 

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Trending topics on Twitter change rapidly from one minute to the next, but in the world of electronics manufacturing, trends evolve slowly, often taking an entire calendar year to surface. Here at B&H, we’re among the first to get our hands on the latest professional and consumer equipment, and we’re always looking for new trends in the products.

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2 years ago
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Ultrabooks are more than just glorified netbooks or tablets with keyboards attached to them. They don’t sacrifice performance just to fit in your book bag. In fact, Ultrabooks find that perfect balance between fast, reliable performance and ultraportability.

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2 years ago
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In October of 2012, Microsoft released Windows 8, their latest operating system. Banking on a new touch-based, user-friendly interface, Windows 8 is vastly different from its Windows 7 predecessor. The first thing you’ll notice is that the traditional Start menu that Microsoft has had for the longest time was replaced with a new Start screen using “live tiles.”

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2 years ago
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At B&H, we are constantly exposed to innovative new products that help make life and work a little easier, whether you’re shooting photos, videos, making music or just relaxing at home. The most memorable aspects of this equipment often lie in the little details.

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2 years ago
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The term Ultrabook is everywhere these days as more and more consumers demand that their electronics be smaller, lighter and more efficient. The Ultrabook category is no exception—manufacturers strive to keep Ultrabooks under 3 pounds and under 1” thick when closed.

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2 years ago
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The Dell XPS 13 Ultrabooks are very handsomely designed laptops that enable you to speedily carry out tasks as well as enjoy digital media, in a very lightweight and size-efficient footprint.

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2 years ago
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I recently tested two new Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 notebook computers: the 14” M5-481T-6670 and the 15.6” M5-581T-6490. These laptops are officially classified as Ultrabooks—a new category of powerful computers that strive to be as thin and lightweight as possible—but just think of the M5 as an ultra-portable workhorse.

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2 years ago
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When someone says that they’re going to buy an ultra-slim, ultraportable notebook computer with a Thunderbolt port, people might automatically think of a notebook computer made by a company with a different name. Well, that notion is no longer valid.

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2 years ago
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Today at the WWDC 2012 conference in San Francisco, Apple announced updates across the board for its popular MacBook Air and MacBook Pro notebook computers. The new machines are faster and more capable than ever before.

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2 years ago
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While tablets and even smartphones are becoming more viable options for mobile computing, nothing can beat the convenience and usefulness of a portable notebook computer. Sure, netbooks have been around, but they lack the performance to do anything besides word processing, email checking and Web surfing.

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2 years ago
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It’s no secret that people will pay more for some products than others. (Just ask Apple.) A good example is that people will pay thousands of dollars for a Rolex but only tens of dollars for a Timex, even though both watches are similarly accurate. In fact, the Timex might even be more accurate than the Rolex—and it never needs winding.

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2 years ago

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