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Intel: Touch-based Ultrabooks With Windows 8 Coming Next Year

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    Intel: Touch-based Ultrabooks With Windows 8 Coming Next Year



    We all know Intel is “all in” about bringing Ultrabooks to mainstream. They even announced the Ultrabook fund of $300 million to bring down the cost of Ultrabooks that would enable volume shipments. At an Intel conference yesterday, CEO Paul Otellini said that Touch based Ultrabooks based on Windows 8 will be a main focus for Intel next year.
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    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
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    Will be nice when the touch screen prices drop.
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    This is the news where i was waiting for.

    Thanks a lot JMH!

    Best regards,

    zx81
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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Hi all

    This is the sort of device I was suggesting is what a future PC would morph into - in another thread where poople were saying that " the PC is Dead" (another typical Imbecellic Pontification from the Gartner Organisation).

    Well ANYTHING the Gartner Organisation / Group says is usually only 50% right -- about the same probability as you'd get by Random guessing.

    So is this device a "PC" or a "Tablet".

    A removable screen so it could work as a tablet combined with a light conventional type Netbook docking station (Lid, case, keyboard, USB / I/O port attachments, possibly internal HDD) would be "just what the doctor ordered".

    Travelling a lot it's just not possible to rely on a tablet alone -- I defy anybody to do complex presentations (powerpoint) or Excel spreadsheets without a keyboard and mouse (or touch pen device).

    Reading them / watching movies etc is another matter so a computer that can operate in "Tablet mode" when required is a great idea.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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