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gnipho
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re: Intel's Ultrabook challenge to win over consumers
gnipho   1/4/2012 8:31:21 AM
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Clone Toshiba Portégé 3020 (anno 1999!) and call it Air! Can't Apple do something by themselves?

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re: Intel's Ultrabook challenge to win over consumers
resistion   1/4/2012 7:06:33 AM
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So now it's the keyboard that is the distinguishing hardware between tablet and PC?

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markhahn0   1/4/2012 4:36:14 AM
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there's space for a variety of mobile devices. today's ultrabook is just fitting a "premium netbook" niche, which is fine - it's a valuable use-case. it's not the same use-case as tablets, though: they're are more of an appliance, less general-purpose, not suitable for serious typing, more for reading, less for multitasking. that's not to say that touch wouldn't be welcome on ultrabooks (actually, the big improvement there would be higher-quality IPS-type panels.)

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re: Intel's Ultrabook challenge to win over consumers
denco   1/4/2012 3:04:50 AM
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Clone the Fujitsu Lifebook Q2010 and call it the "Air". Can't Apple do something by themselves?

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eewiz   1/4/2012 2:38:57 AM
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Clone Macbook Air and call it Ultrabook! Cant these PC manufacturers do something by themselves?

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Neo10   1/4/2012 2:02:35 AM
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Making products thinner and lighter is the path most developments take and this is what is happening in mobild computing too. I would see it as a next step in laptops but hope they don't mimic the tablets because that would mean taking aways the high computing power a laptop meant as a portable computing device.

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