Why is Intel creating a $300 million fund for Ultrabook design?
ablake 3 years ago
I understand that thinner, lighter, faster are three mantras for mobile devices, but I don't get why Intel has created a fund for what they're calling 'Ultrabook' design. Basically they're ripping off the design of Apple's MacBook Air which is thin, light, fast, has great battery life, and is underspecced for RAM and likely overpriced, seeing as it's only got an 11" screen, which means it's just a fancy netbook. Can't Acer, Dell, HP, and Toshiba design their own fancy netbooks? Why does Intel have to fund them, given that Apple's sales of the MacBook Air have been phenomenal?
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