Why Ultrabooks Are The Next Big Thing In Business [Intel]

Intel first introduced the Ultrabook concept with the goal of working with major PC Vendors to create ultra-slim, ultra-powerful machines that could offer the convenience and portability of a tablet, yet still retain most of the functionalities of a traditional notebook. While the first generation of Ultrabooks were generally seen as better suited to personal use, some of the latest offerings from Intel’s partners are absolute powerhouses, with technical capabilities that rival many desktops.

This new generation of Ultrabooks provides ideal solutions for businesses that want to give employees the flexibility of a highly portable machine while still ensuring that they have the computing power needed to be effective in a business environment.

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Ivy Bridge: Changing the Game [Intel]

The new Intel Ivy Bridge launched today, and here at Softchoice we’re thinking about the ways this new processor is going to be changing the PC/Laptop/Mobile game for you, our customers. When you look at the specs, you can see that Ivy Bridge is aggressively fast, power efficient and small.

The Ivy Bridge Processor is going to be incorporated into new PCs, laptops and tablets over the next few months and with this fancy new chip inside there’s going to be some serious benefits for businesses:

Game Changer # 1 – Getting Sleek

Because the Ivy Bridge processor is so small, platform design will follow suit and will be downsizing (in the best possible way) as well. In a few months we will see sleek Ultrabooks weighing less than three pounds! Consumers and business people will be able to tote these speedy, light Ultrabooks around while still having access to a powerful device. [Read more…]