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Friday, 18 October 2013 18:50

NEC claims the Lightest Ultrabook

Under lengthy title LaVie Z LZ750/NS NEC announced lightest ultrabook laptop that should weigh a maximum of 795 grams together with battery. To make it so loghtweight (we must emphasize that it is a fully fledged notebook) they were combining materials such as magnesium when making the case.

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According to market research company NPD, Apple's MacBook Air dominates the thin and light notebooks market in the U.S., and given the good reception of recently introduced new models, even in the near future, this situation is unlikely to change significantly.

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Friday, 29 March 2013 14:16

Ultrabooks in three categories

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The third generation of Intel ultrabooks, based on the Haswell processors, will be available to customers in three price categories. Ultrabooks based on Intel's concept so far mainly belonged to the upper market segment, while the division into categories could make choice easier on customer, and help manufacturers to increase sales.

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AMD has just announced that their Q2 earnings may be as much as 11% lower than expected (over Q1 2012). Originally AMD predicted a gain of 3% sequentially for this quarter, but it looks like a few things did not turn out the way they planned. AMD is mostly blaming the issue on slow channel sales in China and Europe, but also stated that they encountered a weak market which impacted their OEM sales. Both causes are over generalizations of an issue that we saw coming back in 2011; AMD has to get their products into the hands of the consumer.

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