Asus takes on Macbook Air with UX21 ultrathin laptop, new Eee PC

Asus debuted its new UX21 ultrathin laptop today at the Computex conference in Taipei. The device has an aluminum alloy body, weighs 2.4 lbs and is 17mm thick. It also boasts a SATA III SSD, USB 3.0 connectivity, the ability to hibernate for a week and a CPU that can be specced up to Core i7.

Macbook Air with Sandy Bridge chips coming in June/July?

If you’re holding out for Apple to refresh its Macbook Air ultraportable laptop, you may not have to wait much longer. Apple is preparing to upgrade the Macbook Air with Intel’s new Sandy Bridge processors and ultra-fast Thunderbolt interface in June or July, Taiwanese supply chain sources tell Digitimes.

Can you design a sports car with a laptop?

Hewlett-Packard is known for its workstations that can design everything from Tesla sports cars to scenes in animated films. For the most part, the engineers and programmers designing those things have been tied to their desktop workstations. But today, HP is going to introduce new workstation laptops.

Toshiba unveils glasses-free 3D on a laptop

Toshiba is announcing today that it has created a prototype for a glasses-free 3D laptop. So far, nobody else seems to have this technology so Toshiba may have an edge on rivals if it brings the machine to market.