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Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook 13.3-inch – $100 off At Amazon, NewEgg

Amazon is running a $100 off promotion on the 13.3-inch Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook (Acer Aspire S3-951-6646 S3 UltrabookAcer Aspire S3 Ultrabook at Amazon). That brings the price down to $799.99 with free shipping (check details at link). The promotion … Continue reading

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Mac OS X Lion 10.7.1 Released, Contains Fixes for 2011 MacBook Air

Today’s release of Mac OS X Lion 10.7.1 includes fixes for the least MacBook Airs from Apple. Changes * Address an issue that may cause the system to become unresponsive when playing a video in Safari * Resolve an issue … Continue reading

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Intel Looking at Alternative Materials, Releasing More Ultrabook Information

DigiTimes is reporting that Intel and other companies are looking at alternative materials for ultrabooks. Magnesium-aluminum is the preferred choice of materials for ultrabook chassis, but there are only a limited number of lathes that can handle such chassis. Two … Continue reading

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Computerworld: MacBook Airs Approach Perfection

Computerworld has put together an extensive review of the new Mid 2011 Apple MacBook Airs, both the 11-inch and 13-inch Intel Core i5 models. They feel that people in the market for a Mac laptop should look at the MBA, … Continue reading

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MacWorld Tests BTO MacBook Airs with Intel Core i7

MacWorld has taken a look at the 2011 Build-to-Order MacBook Airs that Apple released earlier this month. The reason being, the BTO models have the option of an Intel Core i7 for both the 11-inch and 13-inch MBAs. Normally they … Continue reading

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