Ultrabooks

Lenovo Yoga 7i Slim Carbon: Ultrabook in a hands-on test

There are many 13.3" notebooks, but in the weight category of ultra-light models under one kilogram, the selection becomes smaller: if there are currently just over 1,900 variants to choose from in the sizes up to 14.1", the variety drops to 70 models if you set the filter to a weight of up to 1 KG. As the name suggests, the ...

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Dell XPS 13 9360R

Dell XPS 13 (2017) 9360R - Hands-On

For a long time, dual-core CPUs with Hyperthreading were the highest of feelings in ultrabooks. With the Kaby Lake R processors, there are now also real quad-cores for on the go. The Dell XPS 13 9360 (2017) is one such ultrabook, which I subjected to a hands-on - always with the Macbook Pro user in mind (Macbook Pro 13 with Touchbar, Late 2016, Core i5-6267U). …

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ASUS Zenbook UX32Vd-R4002V - annoying touchpad

ASUS wants to position the Zenbook UX32Vd as a serious MacBook Air competitor. However, there is one very important point that is lacking: the touchpad driver cannot process the inputs as smoothly as Apple does with its devices. This inevitably makes me wonder: what kind of people test the drivers before they are unleashed on the customer? …

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ASUS Zenbook UX32Vd-R4002V vs. Ubuntu 12.04

Since it is apparently of interest I have a USB stick with Ubuntu Linux 12.04 "Precise Pangolin" ready and started. The good news: basically everything works, WLAN, touchpad, sound, Bluetooth - everything is there. Otherwise: the function keys are without their function and the power saving functions don't seem to work. This can possibly be ...

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ASUS UX32vd-R4002V: first hands-on

Yesterday, DHL delivered the ASUS UX32vd in the variant with Full HD IPS panel and Nvidia GT 620M. After the installed Windows 7 Home Premium had completed its setup and the essential settings are made (especially the preinstalled demo versions uninstalled), it is now time for a short experience report - for a review it is still a bit ...

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ASUS Zenbook UX31A and UX32Vd listed - Update 2

The Zenbook Prime UX31A and the Zenbook UX32Vd (with Nvidia GeForce 620M), which are very interesting especially because of the display, are now listed at the first retailers. The UX32Vd is the slightly cheaper model, ASUS omits a unibody case and a large SSD in this model - in return, the price is just over ...

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