Acer joins the Windows 8 party with touchscreen Aspire notebooks and ultrabooks

Acer has announced a range of new Aspire V5 and M5 Windows 8 machines, including touchscreen notebooks and ultrabooks.

Dell unveils new Windows 8 business Ultrabook, Latitude 10 tablet

Dell's new business lines will include a rugged Windows 8 Ultrabook and a 10-inch tablet, the Latitude 10, along with a touchscreen all-in-one.

Lenovo unveils 15-inch Ultrabooks, affordable B-Series all-in-ones, and more

Lenovo used IFA 2012 in Berlin to unveil the IdeaPad U510 Ultrabook, B-Series all-in-ones, and more, like a pair of new Y-Series notebooks that can have a second GPU added after purchase.

Say hello to the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, and the ThinkPad T430u

Lenovo unveils its first Windows 8 tablets and two new, variably priced ultrabooks.

Horsemen of the post-PC apocalypse? What signs of a waning PC industry really mean

Microsoft has posted its first-ever loss as a public company, AMD's chief has dire words about the PC market, and Dell says it's no longer really a PC company. Is PC apocalypse upon us?

Ultrabooks: Repeating the Mazda mistake, or why Surface Tablets are just the start

Intel made a big bet on a changing PC market that hasn't paid off - although there are options for salvaging their investment.

Meet HP’s MacBook Air fighter, the Envy Spectre XT

The HP Envy Spectre XT butts heads with competing Ultrabooks (and the venerable MacBook Air) in the competitive 13.3-inch consumer class.

Hands on HP’s new Envy Ultrabooks: Thin and light for the everyman

Ye of little budget, take heed: Ultrabooks aren’t just for jetsetters anymore. HP’s new Envy Ultrabooks target mainstream consumers with lower prices and larger screen sizes.

Melting down marketing lies: Here’s how long your new laptop battery will really last

We breakdown the battery life claims of laptop manufacturers to find out if they're all hype or legit benchmarks.