ultrabooks

LG Ultra PC Review: LG Tried To Make A MacBook Air

Hey there, reformed Mac user. What’s up? Need a fix? A methadone for your Mac OS X-cravings that only a gorgeous device can satisfy? You need LG’s Ultra PC: a Windows laptop that Mac owners can “come-down” on. Sort of.


Great Back To Uni Ultrabooks, Tablets, Gadgets, Smartphones And More

It’s time to think about the year ahead. What tools will you need to take lecture notes, maximise tutes and get ahead? Start your search here with some of Gizmodo’s favourite new gear, across a range of different price points.


2014's Laptops, Ultrabooks And Hybrids: What Should We Expect?

Let’s pull out the roadmaps and gauge how developments in processors, display and operating systems are shaping the slimmer, faster, more power-efficient laptops of 2014.


Gizmodo Awards 2013: Vote For The Best Laptop Or Ultrabook Of The Year!

8 laptops and Ultrabooks enter. Only one may leave. Welcome to the 2013 Gizmodo Awards, where today you vote for the best laptop or Ultrabook that the year had to offer. Get in here and tell us what you love!


Gizmodo Awards 2013: Best Ultrabook Nominations Now Open!

It’s almost time to deck the halls in the lead up to the end of the year and that means we have the business of finding the best tech that 2013 had to offer. We want your nominations for the best of the best in Ultrabooks. Nominate your favourite now!


Hands-On With HP's Leap Motion Ultrabook [Video]

HP’s latest ENVY 17 ultrabook boasts a gesture-controlled Leap Motion sensor built directly into the laptop. Check out our video to see how it handles Google Earth.


The Laptop Revival Is Here. The Laptop Is Dying.

There’s an old joke about a doctor giving an elderly patient some good news and bad news. “Give me the bad news first,” the old guy says. “OK, you’ve got cancer and you’re dying. Best case, you have a few years left.” “Oh god, that’s awful,” cries the old man. “What’s the good news?” “Well,” says the doctor, “You’re in the best shape of your life, and your dementia means you won’t remember any of this in a few hours.” And that is, essentially, the Windows laptop renaissance.


The New Asus Zenbooks Are Covered In Gorilla Glass Now

We’d been waiting on this one — the Zenbook is finally getting a refresh. And for whatever reason, Asus has decided to cover one of the prettier ultrabooks out there in a sheet of Gorilla Glass. Which, hey, sure.


Sony Vaio Pro Review: Climbing A Steeper Grading Curve

There is no joy in the Sony Vaio Pro. For a laptop that is, in substance, elegant and powerful, that’s strange. It’s pretty and sleek and slim, but somehow with none of the joie de vivre that typically comes along with that.


Acer Aspire S7 Review: The PC Revival Is Late, But It's Here

Laptops are at a point right now where they should all be more or less excellent. Ultrabooks are into their third year of relevance, and the screens and processors that are widely available are good enough that you can piecemeal together a perfectly acceptable laptop from chaff, more or less. So making a great one is about decisions. The Acer Aspire S7 made a bunch of good ones, against just a few dumb ones. And the result puts it in the vanguard of what’s shaping up to be a belated PC renaissance.