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Next year’s Ultrabooks to feature 2560×1400 displays, Ivy Bridge processors

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These days it's fairly common to find notebooks with 1366x768 resolution displays, even if they happen to be 15-inch screens. That's the same with this first generation of Ultrabooks from companies like Asus and Acer. However, the Ivy Bridge-powered ultrabooks next year could make a quantum leap beyond full HD.

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Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook offers slim looks, instant on tech

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The recently revealed Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook clearly borrows some of its styling inspiration from the MacBook Air and possibly the Asus UX-series. The thin metal design narrows down to just 1.3cm at its thinnest point, but you still get a 13.3-inch HD LED display and the full-size Acer FineTip chiclet keyboard.

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Intel fueling all day lasting Ultrabooks with $300M injection

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Tablets aren't really supposed to replace regular computers, but they are biting into Intel's business. So, Intel is changing gears to support a new form factor: the ultrabook. These are notebook PCs that are supposed to have tablet-like battery life. Intel is so sure this format will take off that it's planning to invest $300 million into it.

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Intel’s Ultrabooks Are Super Slim and Powerful

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Intel introduced the "Ultrabook" at Computex in Taipei this week. It's their new notebook concept that is a mix between the functionality of a tablet and the super slim design of a laptop.

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FCC: Samsung Going Bigger with 12.2-Inch Tablet?

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As if Samsung didn't already dabble in enough screen sizes already, a new FCC filing has popped up for the Samsung SM-P905. According to these documents, the Samsung tablet will have a total diagonal size of 14.1 inches. When you factor in the bezel, that would translate to a screen size of about 12.2-inches.

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Samsung Supplying Smartphones with 3GB RAM Next Year

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If you feel like your flagship smartphone with 2GB of RAM and a quad-core chip isn't fast enough, wait until you get your hands on a smartphone with 3GB of RAM next year.

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Daily Deal: ASUS VivoBook X202E-DH31T Touchscreen Notebook for $399.99

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When I was shopping around for a new Ultrabook a few months back, this was one of the front-runners on my short list. Now that its price has been slashed by $200, this 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook from ASUS is looking like a better and better deal.

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Dell Exploring Its Smartwatch Possibilities

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And so, the next frontier that Dell is now trying to approach is the smartwatch. At least, that's according to some ramped up R&D investments in wearable technology.

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Rumor: Intel and Partners Working on Android Convertible Push

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Intel is allegedly preparing to help push new convertible notebooks running on upcoming Haswell processors with the power of Android.

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PC Shipments for Q1 Drop 13.9%, Steepest Drop in IDC’s PC Tracking History

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hile PC sales have been declining for a while, new IDC estimates show that for the first quarter of 2013, the market fell a whole 13.9 percent.

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7-inch Asus FonePad Runs on Intel Processor and Can Make Phone Calls

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It looks like Samsung isn't the only one adding the ability to make voice calls to tablets. Asus has now officially unveiled the FonePad, a 7-inch tablet with built-in phone capabilities.

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Google ChromeBook Pixel Confirmed, Starts At $1,300

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Up until now, it was unclear whether the Google ChromeBook Pixel was a hoax or the real deal, now we have actual confirmation from Google itself.

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Daily Deals: Transcend 64GB JetFlash 500 Retractable USB Drive for Half Price

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Remember when having an 8GB flash drive was quite the monumental thing? Flash memory has certainly come a long way and this has helped a lot with reducing cost too, as is the case with this 64GB flash drive from Transcend. It's on sale for half price.

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As Asus and Acer Pull the Plug on Netbooks, An Era Ends

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This probably doesn't come as a surprise to any, but netbooks are officially goners now. This has been a long-time coming. As ultrabooks and tablets have eaten into netbook marketshare, Asus and Acer remained the only two brands that were keeping the netbook market alive.

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Microsoft To Open More Retail Stores in 2013

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In an official blog post early on Wednesday morning, Microsoft announced that they would be celebrating the new year with the introduction of more Microsoft retail stores.

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