Ultra Portable Laptops

Reversible USB connector design finalised

News 14 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

Type-C cable is ready for production

Intel ships 14nm Core M Broadwell chips to vendors

News 12 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

Devices sporting new processors should appear by end of year

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Samsung Chromebook 2 set for 1 May UK release date

News 21 Mar, 2014 Clare Hopping

Google's Chromebook 2 hasn't been priced for the UK yet, but is expected to cost around £220 for the 11.6-inch version.

Building the perfect mobile office

Analysis & Insight 7 Feb, 2014 PROMOTION

James Morris explains how to make your computing time on the road as productive as possible

HP recalls faulty Google Chromebook chargers

News 18 Dec, 2013 Rene Millman

Reports of chargers overheating and melting.


Sony Vaio Pro 13 review

Reviews 12 Aug, 2013 Mike Jennings

With a stunning 13in full HD touchscreen, is this ultra-light 1kg machine a potential best friend for business users?

UK small firms better than Europe, US in BYOD, flexible working policies

News 7 Jun, 2013 Rene Millman

More than a third of small companies have policies to secure BYOD in the workplace.

BBC laptop thefts treble in three years

News 10 Apr, 2013 Rene Millman

Over £750,000 of equipment lost or stolen from BBC staff.

Chromebook Pixel on sale for £1,049 at Google Play

News 22 Feb, 2013 Caroline Donnelly

Google unveils high-end addition to Chromebook range.

Toshiba offers McAfee add-on to sweeten Ultrabook deals

News 21 Feb, 2013 Khidr Suleman

Firm offers 12-month subscription to McAfee Anti-Theft software.

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Intel bets big on thin PCs and phones at CES 2013

News 8 Jan, 2013 Reuters

Chip maker uses consumer electronics summit to show off new energy efficient technologies and laptops.

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Samsung launches Windows 8 Ultrabooks and tablet hybrids

News 16 Oct, 2012 Rene Millman

End of October slated for availability of Windows 8-based devices


Greenpeace blasts EPEAT over Apple, Lenovo and Samsung Ultrabook ruling

News 15 Oct, 2012 Caroline Donnelly

Campaign group hits out at EPEAT for including "ultra-thin" notebooks on its list of green approved technologies.


Ultrabook market tipped for take-off by 2016

News 11 Oct, 2012 Lindsay Vormack

Analyst house GBI Research claims fall in component prices should bolster long-term appeal of lighter laptops.


Context: Ultrabook sales to overtake notebooks by 2013

News 27 Sep, 2012 Caroline Donnelly

Market watcher claims Ultrabooks will become the device of choice for corporate users over the next "three-to-four" years.

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Microsoft's big bet on Windows 8

Analysis & Insight 27 Sep, 2012 Stephen Pritchard

Inside the Enterprise: A leading analyst firm says Windows 8 is a "gamble". But how much does Microsoft's bet matter to businesses?

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook review: First look

Reviews 25 May, 2012 Khidr Suleman

A sneak peek at the 14in Ultrabook, which will feature a lightweight carbon chassis, Intel vPro support and HD+ display.

Samsung Chromebook

Chromebooks: What's gone wrong?

Analysis & Insight 23 May, 2012 Mike Jennings

With all Google's weight behind them, and companies keen to use the cloud, Chromebooks should be selling better than they are, argues Mike Jennings.

Sony Vaio T13

Sony Vaio T13 Ultrabook review: First look

Reviews 17 May, 2012 Khidr Suleman

The 13in Ultrabook packs lots of native connectivity such as HDMI and Ethernet ports into the 1.6kg chassis. The T13 also has a solid keyboard and touts a nine hour battery life.

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HP restructures... again

Analysis & Insight 22 Mar, 2012 Stephen Pritchard

Inside the enterprise: This time, HP will merge its PC and printing divisions. Has the world's largest technology company found the right strategy this time?