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Netbook, Notebook, and now Ultrabook!

Since developed several decades ago, computer form has evolved several times. Desktop and notebook are the most popular at this time. Later appeared net book, ultraportable notebooks, all in one PC, and Apple last introduced a new category of tablet as the increasingly popular.

Do not stop there; Intel is also trying to create a new category called ultrabook. The term ultrabook Intel delivered at the event Computex 2011 in Taipei, Taiwan, which was held May 31 through June 4, 2011. Ultrabook is kinds of notebooks that is lightweight, but still equipped with high performance capabilities and have features such as tablets. The price is below 1000 U.S. dollars.

“Will there will be less confusion if you look at its shape. When you open it is visible is a PC, but if taken, just stay close and suddenly become a tablet. Is this a PC, tablet, I think it is quite necessary to debate,” said Mooly Eden, Vice President of Intel, in Taipei, on Tuesday (31/05/2011).

The first product will be released to the market as a category is made by Asus ultrabook with UX series. This product will exit the market started the Christmas holiday season and the coming New Year.

Tom Killroy, Senior Vice President of Intel, said, ultrabook created as a tool to provide very fast response. The device is designed to be active, continues to connect, and more responsive, similar to the tablet that much in circulation today, such as iPad and other Android-based devices. He said, ultrabook even expected to dominate the laptop market to 40 percent at the end of 2011 this.

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