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Mobile Business: Spotlight on Ultrabooks

Ultrabooks are the sleek new machines that are half the weight of traditional laptops with just about as much power. But what exactly are they, asks Adrian Weckler.

30th June, 2012
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Ultrabooks are thin laptops with solid-state drives that start up very quickly and have battery lives of over six hours.

The basics

The Ultrabook genre is based on Apple's MacBook Air. That is to say, thin laptops with solid-state drives that start up very quickly and have battery lives of over six hours. They're designed to do all but the heaviest of laptop computing chores quickly and portably. These devices are not to be confused with netbooks, the low-powered, slow, shoddy machines put together from older parts.

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