Intel 2012 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Popular Intel Articles for 2012

CES 2012: Windows 8 Gaze and Lenovo’s Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ TV

Even before CES opens its doors on Tuesday, the show is already evidencing novel uses of new operating systems, such as Tobii's Gaze "look and tap" UI for Windows 8,[...]

The Top Five Lightweight Ultrabooks

In the market for an Ultrabook? We point to the Top Five, based on our reviews and editor recommendations. Check back for updated lists each month.

Hands-on Dell’s XPS 14 and XPS 15: A New Standard

When Dell brought back the XPS name, it did so with little fanfare. The first new XPS computers were mediocre, with little to differentiate them from the models they replaced.[...]

Samsung Unveils Windows 8 ATIV Smart PC Tablet Convertibles

As part of the rollout of eight Windows 8 PC models, Samsung took the wraps off the first two entries in its new ATIV Smart PC line-up of touch tablet[...]

HP Ultrabooks, Sleekbooks Hands On: Wait, What’s a Sleekbook?

HP's recent launch event proved to be one of the biggest in the company's long history. One interesting announcement was HP's new Ultrabook rival, the Sleekbook. Can further dividing the[...]

Acer Aspire S5 & S7 Preview: Impressive Ultrabooks

We were at IFA 2012 to check out Acer's new ultrabooks, the Acer Aspire S5 and Aspire S7. At sub-12mm thick & touch-capable, these might be the best ultrabooks you[...]

HP SpectreXT TouchSmart Ultrabook Hands On Preview

The HP ENVY x2 isn't the company's only Windows 8 product. They also unveiled the new SpectreXT Touchsmart, an Ultrabook with an utterly dazzling display.

Dell Releases New XPS 14 Ultrabook, XPS 15 Premium Notebooks

Dell announced the release of its latest line of flagship notebooks - the XPS 14 and XPS 15 laptops. The XPS 14 qualifies for Intel Ultrabook status, measuring just 0.81[...]

Samsung’s Eight Windows 8 PCs Include Ultrabooks

Eight Windows PCs previewed by Samsung this week will include two new ultrabooks, plus new editions of the Series 3 and Series 7 notebooks updated for Windows 8.

AMD Radeon HD 7970M Now Available

The much-anticipated AMD Radeon HD 7970M is now available and should be shipping in 2-3 weeks according to AVADirect, who is offering it in two of their notebooks.

Hands On with HP’s Spring Refresh: New Pavilions, EliteBooks, Ultrabooks and More

HP took the wraps off of their Spring releases today, with almost no notebook, desktop or display safe. We spent some hands on time with HP's new products and got[...]

Ultrabook Sales Falling Ultrashort

Intel's grand proclamation of 40% market share has fallen short by about 39%.

Behind the Scenes at CES: The Latest Laptops

The 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show is in full swing, but some of the most exciting laptops at the show are hiding in private meeting rooms and press suites. Take[...]

CES 2012: Second Windows 8 Pre-Release Set for February, With App Store (and Maybe More)

Microsoft is planning a second release of Windows 8 for late February, and it will include an app store. A "natural interface" is also on the way for Windows 8,[...]

Windows 8 Loses DVD Support

As if those shiny discs didn't have enough problems, now DVD playback won't be a part of the standard Windows 8 experience.

What is an Ultrabook?

What are they and what will they become? We take a closer look at the changing face of the Ultrabook category in our special report.

Forum Members Speak Out As Ivy Bridge Systems Take Flight

Systems based on Intel's new Ivy Bridge processors have only just become available but the NotebookReview Discussion Forums have been buzzing with comments about these new chips, as well as[...]

What Different Windows 8 Flavors Will We See?

Microsoft is playing up Win8 PC/tablet "interoperability," while barely acknowledging differences sure to arise in various versions of the OS. What do analysts say?

They Got it Wrong – Intel Defends Claims of Xeon Phi Incompatibility

Intel has disputed claims on an enthusiast site that its new high-performance computing (HPC) accelerator card Xeon Phi breaks compatibility with CPU extensions, including 64-bit support. Enthusiast sites run contrary[...]

Hands On: HP’s Omni 27 – War of the Big Screen All-in-ones

HP introduced their first 27-inch all-in-one desktop, the HP Omni 27, late last year. As the second major company to introduce a big-screened all-in-one, the Omni 27 naturally invites comparisons[...]