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Old 08-15-2011, 09:00 PM
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Default The Intel Ultrabook Gets Backed by Money

"At this year's Computex Intel announced a "new" category of notebook computer designed to further blur the lines between traditional notebooks and tablets: the Ultrabook. Requirements for an Ultrabook are straightforward: it needs to be thin and light, it needs to have an SSD and it needs to be available at less than $1000. Think MacBook Air, but for all manufacturers."

The $300 million fund may help drive more interest in the Ultrabook spec, but I am not really sure how it will help.  Companies are already seeking to achieve the same coolness factor that the MacBook Air, or Samsung Series 9 have.  Those that currently do not have something comparable offer basic laptops at half the cost, or are investing their energies into the hot tablet market.  If it catches on though, I suspect that there will be an increase in manilla folder sales.

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