Tag Archives: Ultrabook

Asus ZenBook UX305F review: Simply the best budget ultrabook around

Analysts like to bemoan the PC industry’s penchant for “racing to the bottom,” but they always seem to forget the good too: Lower prices and better hardware. Asus new ZenBook UX305F is proof that racing to the bottom doesn’t always have to end in a duffle bag of compromises and tears. In fact, the ZenBook […]

Inateck 13in MacBook Pro Retina Ultrabook Case review: Stylish felt laptop case is a bargain

Price: £13.99 inc VAT Rating: 8 There are way too many cases to choose from when looking for something to protect that shiny new MacBook Pro you just purchased. But most cases make the Apple device look ugly, bulky or both. If you want to keep thing simple, you’re better off getting something like the […]

Dell XPS 15 review: thin and light Ultrabook with amazing Quad HD display takes on (and beats) the MacBook Pro

Price: 1499 Rating: 8 It might not have the eye-catching convertible design of its stablemate, the flipping-screen Dell XPS 12, but the 3200 x 1800 display of the latest version of the Dell XPS 15 ensures that it provides plenty of visual appeal of its own. With a weight of just 2.01 kg, it’s also […]

HP Spectre 13 review: smart, attractive Ultrabook laptop is portable and easy to use

Price: 999 Rating: 8 Someone at HP has obviously had on their thinking cap on. The company recently released itsHP Envy 17 laptop with a built-in Leap Motion sensor that allows you to control the laptop with hand gestures. The HP Spectre 13 boasts a less exotic – but probably more useful – innovation in […]

Asus Zenbook UX301LA review: a stylish 13.3-inch touchscreen Ultrabook

Price: �1439 inc VAT Rating: 7 With the Zenbook line, Asus has intentionally copied many design aspects of Apple’s MacBook Air, such as its familiar wedge shape, chiclet-style keys, surrounded by a smooth ceramic material, and roomy trackpad. That’s no bad thing, as the MacBook Air is an excellent ultra-portable computer, so the Zenbook represents […]

Toshiba Kira-101 review: Windows Ultrabook with 13in touchscreen that has good overall speed and a high-resolution display

Price: £1,299 inc VAT Rating: 8 By its own admission, Toshiba is quite happy to focus on the ‘value’ end of the market and its recently unveiled spring line-up did feature a preponderance of budget 15-inch and 17-inch laptops. See Group test: what’s the best ultraportable laptop? However, there were two notable exceptions to that […]

Sony VAIO Flip 14a 1080p Ultrabook for $444 (Refurb)

If you don’t mind refurbished laptops and do like paying a very low price for a premium Ultrabook, check out this deal for the Sony VAIO Flip 14a at Cowboom.com (a Best Buy online store).  The Sony VAIO Flip 14a that’s on sale comes with a 1080p screen, 4GB of RAM, Intel Core i3 4th […]

Asus Touchscreen 1080p Ultrabook $479 Refurbished

BuyDig.com has a nice deal on a refurbished Asus Q501LA via eBay.  The Asus Q501LA laptop for sale has a 1080p touchscreen display and 4th generation Intel Core i5 processor.  The full specs for this machine are below: Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U 2.6GHz Memory: 6GB DDR3 Memory Storage: 750GB Hard Drive Display: 15.6″ 1920×1080 […]

Toshiba KIRA review: hands on with a superior Windows Ultrabook with 13in touchscreen

Price: £1,299 inc VAT Rating: 0 At a press event in London today, Toshiba showed us a laptop first launched in May of last year, the Kira Ultrabook range – also known in the States as the KIRAbook. Or as Toshiba UK has styled it, just KIRA™. The Toshiba KIRA is a 13.3-inch ultraportable laptop […]

Dell Outlet 25% Off any Laptop, Ultrabook or Tablet Coupon

Dell Outlet right now has a 25% off coupon for their refurbished or scratch & dent laptop Laptops and Ultrabooks when using coupon code PCSR2JNF1JRFVT.   An example deal you can get with the 25% off coupon code is an XPS 12 Ultrabook for $599 with the following specs: Processor: Intel Core 3rd Generation i5-3317U Processor […]

Acer Aspire S3-392G review: attractive, slimline Ultrabook offers decent performance at good price

Price: 900 Rating: 8 Acer’s S3 has always been one of the more affordable Ultrabook models on the market, partly because it used a conventional hard drive rather than more expensive solid-state storage. This latest laptop is a little more expensive than some of its predecessors, but enhances performance with a hybrid disk/flashstorage drive and […]

Acer Aspire V5 Core i7 UltraBook Full HD TouchScreen $599.99

Here’s an excellent deal on a fully tricked out Acer Aspire UltraBook for $599.99 at the Microsoft Store, for that $599.99 price you get the Acer Aspire V5-573P Ultrabook with the following specs: Processor: Intel Core i7-4500U 1.80GHz (Latest 4th Generation Intel Haswell processor) Screen: 15.6” Full HD (1920×1080) TouchScreen Memory: 6GB OS: Microsoft Windows […]

HP Spectre 13t-3000 Touchscreen Ultrabook with QHD Display for $856

If you’re a sucker for a laptop with a really nice high definition screen, the HP Spectre 13t-3000 with the Vivid QHD Infinity screen that’s on sale for $856 right now at HP.com is definitely one that might catch your fancy.  To get this deal you have to use coupon code PC92229 at checkout.  The […]

Yoga styles and Windows 7: Dell XPS 11 hybrid, refreshed XPS 13 Ultrabook hit the streets

The teasing is finally over. We got our first look at Dell’s Yoga-esque XPS 11 2-in-1 convertible Ultrabook in June, and Dell followed up with a deeper look at the device in October. Now, after nearly half a year of build-up, the latest addition to Dell’s Windows 8 line-up is available for sale, alongside a […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 review: A compact Ultrabook laptop and tablet with compromises

Price: �719 inc VAT Rating: 7 Tying in with the launch of Windows 8.1, Microsoft has launched the second version of the Surface Pro. The Surface Pro 2 is a device designed to be alaptop and tablet in one. See also the original Surface Pro review – Microsoft tablet offers true power computing on the […]

Acer Travelmate range updated, gains P6 Ultrabook

Acer has refreshed its Travelmate business laptop range with several new models, including an Ultrabook that should last up to 17 hours on a single charge

HP Pavilion Ultrabook 14-b003SA

This ultrabook’s not much to look at but it’s a proper laptop rather than a low-power, low-performance model

Toshiba Portege Z30 ultrabook enables in-house upgrades, fixes

Toshiba’s new Portege Z30 ultrabook can be fixed or upgraded in-house, which the company hopes will set the new offering apart from competition. The 13.3-inch Portege Z30 has a chassis that can be unscrewed to add more memory or replace worn-out batteries. That could extend the life of laptops and reduce support costs, said Duc […]

Toshiba refreshes Portégé Ultrabook line-up – hands on

New Portégé and Tecra range to have Haswell processors and a full range of connections

Dell XPS 13 and XPS 15 hands-on review: Haswell Ultrabook laptops

Price: Price TBC Rating: 0 Dell’s has refreshed its XPSlaptop range with upgraded screens and Intel Haswell processors. Here’s our Dell XPS 13 and XPS 15 hands-on review. The new XPS range looks sleek with a stylish combination of aluminium and carbon fibre. They’re thin and light Ultrabooks which deserve some attention on this front […]

Acer Aspire V5 Ultrabook with 1080p Touchscreen for $499

The Microsoft Store has a sweet deal on the Acer Aspire V5 Ultrabook that carries an Intel Core i5 processor and Full HD 1080p screen for only $499.  Shipping is free and returns are free for those that are concerned about buyers remorse!  Let’s take a look at all the specs for this specific configuration […]

An ultrabook workstation is not an oxymoron to HP

Usually, workstations are big and brutish. But HP is betting that workstation users are just like everyone else and want thin and light systems.        

Dell XPS 12 Haswell Ultrabook (late 2013) review: improved performance and battery life

If you’re looking for a lightweight tablet then look elsewhere. The Dell XPS 12 is primarily intended as a powerful working laptop, and its fourth-generation Haswell processor provides performance and battery life that could justify its high price. Read our Dell XPS 12 Haswell Ultrabook (late 2013) review to find out more.       […]

Samsung Series 7 Ultra review: a very attractive Ultrabook

The Series 7 Ultra is a very attractive Ultrabook – neatly designed, highly portable and with good all-round performance. Read our Samsung Series 7 Ultra review to find out more.        

HP Pavilion 14 review – slimline Ultrabook (14-b003SA) provides good performance and value

The HP Pavilion 14 is a slim and light laptop offering good performance and value for money. Here’s our Pavilion 14 review.