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11/18/2011 10:22 PM EST
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Glasswire
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Glasswire   1/15/2012 5:15:20 PM
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If you had a full laptop for the weight and size of a tablet, why have a tablet? Esp if you had a hybrid design that was BOTH a clamshell and a tablet. Look more closely at what's coming, not what's past

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Glasswire   1/15/2012 5:13:04 PM
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By Intel's definition a Mac Air IS AN ULTRABOOK (meets thickness, weight requirements, uses Intel Core i3/5/7 processor, exceeds minimum battery life specs etc) - it's just the first one and Apple declines to pariticipate in Intel's marketing of UB

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docdivakar   11/28/2011 7:24:18 AM
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@agk: I am not sure so sure if this move by Intel is really growing its marketshare. There is a majoor %% of tablet market that has cannibalized the ultra lite laptops & netbooks (which were a bad idea in my opinion to begin with!). Intel being late as is to the tablet market may only see limited success. When portable computing appliances evolve to a state where they don't need much of the traditional peripherals (like keyboards, mice, etc), one has to take a radically different approach to exploit that market. Intel has been late for that party and may never catchup ARM/TI. MP Divakar

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agk   11/25/2011 11:19:45 AM
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Also instead of blue tooth key board a light rays projected keyboard from the tablet will be better. Any time ultra books will be more powerfull compared with tablets.

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resistion   11/22/2011 1:21:26 AM
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Good point. Could be an expensive (cost as much as tablet), high-end SSD inside.

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selinz   11/21/2011 10:44:54 PM
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The only significant differentiator, IMHO, would be a different operating system. Otherwise, I agree with DrQuine--what's new?

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VictorD   11/21/2011 7:10:17 PM
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It'll be interesting to see how tablets will compete with ultrabooks, as tablet user that travel purchase a keyboard immediately, where the combined package is larger in volume than ultrabook, and unplug time is about the same.

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DrQuine   11/21/2011 6:46:13 PM
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Ultrabooks sounds like a renaming of netbooks - and I'm not hearing much buzz about either of them. Today iPads seem to be taking over. In 4 years I'd guess they will have gained further functionality and be even stronger competitors. I wouldn't be betting on femto- giga- mega- ultra- net-books (whatever they are called then).

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wilber_xbox   11/21/2011 5:53:18 PM
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Why has the cost of the ultrabook so much as compare to the PC or notebook. If the price remains in the range of $1000 then how will they compete with the notebook which are in the price range $600 or so?

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wilber_xbox   11/21/2011 5:51:46 PM
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maybe in terms of the price...

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