Intel and its Ultrabooks manufacturers have been finding it tough sticking to that sub-$1,000 promise, but what's this? Intel's mandated the minimum components cost will be between $493 - $710 for the 0.7-inch thick, 11 - 13-inch wide laptops?
Running on Ivy Bridge, loaded with Thunderbolt ports and costing under $1,000, Intel's Ultrabook laptop segment is expected to be big news in late 2012—if you believe what Intel's saying, anyway. Digitimes claims Intel's attempting to lure 40 per cent of laptop manufacturers into creating Ultrabooks, but until Intel…
Obviously, nobody was going to let Apple be the king of skinnybook mountain. ASUS is talking up its new UX21: roughly as thin as an Air, but filled with fiery guts. A Core i7 processor and USB 3.0, made dainty.