Ten Ultra Cool Ultrabooks for 2012

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    Ericka Chickowski

HP Folio 13

HP Folio 13

HP has tried to keep a balance in its first ultrabook offering, preserving the endangered Ethernet port while also including TPM and Bluetooth. There's even a rubberized bottom to help keep the Folio off of the coffee-shop floor.WEIGHT: 3.3 lbsPROCESSOR: Intel Core i5-2467M 1.3GHzSCREEN: 13-inchCOST: $900
What's better than a tablet or a netbook? An ultrabook! These slim and light PCs have all of the power and functionality of your full computer, unlike the underpowered netbook, and the convenience and comfort of a real keyboard, unlike your tablet. Yet they retain the portability and lightness of both these devices to offer consumers and business users alike a gadget that provides both power and mobility – an unbeatable combination. And prices of some of these ultrabooks are comparable to the higher end iPad tablets. Maybe that's why this new ultrabook category of devices is all the rage this year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. While several vendors have already been hawking ultrabooks, others are debuting at CES 2012. Here's a look at some of the ultrabooks you available now and ones you can expect to see, and covet, at CES.
This article was originally published on 2012-01-09