We’re reviewing a bunch of ultra books this week. How good are they? How much do they cost? How do they compare to a MacBook Air?
- We’re talking about Ultrabooks; Now that Apple has created a market with the MBAir, here come some true competitive models:
- Asus Zenbook
- Dell XPS 13
- HP Envy 14 Spectre
- Lenovo ThinkPad T430u
- Toshiba Satellite Ultrabook
- Samsung Series 9
- For competitive reviews and ratings, check out the gdgt.com website
This Week in Nerd History:
- March 18, 1850 – American Express is founded by Henry Wells and William Fargo.
- March 19, 1941 – World War II: The 99th Pursuit Squadron also known as the Tuskegee Airmen, the first all-black unit of the Army Air Corp, is activated.
- March 22, 1993 – The Intel Corporation ships the first Pentium chips (80586), featuring a 60 MHz clock speed, 100+ MIPS, and a 64 bit data path.