Intel strongly encouraging partners to develop touch-enabled Ultrabooks

By Shawn Knight · 5 replies
Apr 4, 2012
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  1. Tablets may have a new competitor in the form of touch screen Ultrabooks. Intel is strongly encouraging manufacturers to implement touch technology in upcoming ultra portables that adhere to Ultrabook…

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  2. No joke ?

    Future is tablet - with keyboard !!!
  3. veLa

    veLa TS Evangelist Posts: 781   +235

    Isn't that just a laptop with a touch screen too >_>
  4. spectrenad

    spectrenad TS Enthusiast Posts: 98   +18

    can be usefull when you don't have any flat surface for a mouse, like in a car.
  5. fimbles

    fimbles TS Evangelist Posts: 1,185   +208

    Can anyone actually honestly say they prefer to use a touchscreen over a keyboard?

    Maybe my fingers are fatter than average or something, but i cant use the blinking things without mistyping one or two words per sentence.
  6. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,224

    You need swype, fimbles :) Remember also that touch screens will be improving soon. We saw a story not long ago on this site about a touch screen with almost no input delay.

    Personally, i still have an ASUS eee pc netbook that works well enough for my 'internet from the couch' that I wouldn't buy a tablet, let alone a touch screen laptop.

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