What would you do for a free UltraBook? [video]

I don't know about you, but I've had a long week. I think it was the jump to Daylight Savings Time last weekend (here in the US) that did it to me. Knocked my internal clock out of whack and I never really recovered.

But Friday is here, thank goodness, and let's start it off by kicking back and enjoying some videos.

Intel is really amped about Ultrabooks (thin, light, stylish laptops) and they want the world to be just as excited, so they've put together a campaign called Ultrabook Temptations. The basic idea is they display an Ultrabook in a public place and attach some kind of test to it. Pass the test (which is sometimes as simple as "Have enough guts to smash a plate of glass and grab the hardware") and get yourself an Ultrabook. Let's take a look at a few examples:

I liked this one because it's still winter(ish) in New England and I've forgotten the feel of warm sand between my toes:

And I liked this one because some of these guys really mean business:

And my very favorite just because I was cheering for the fellow who eventually won it:

But in case you haven't finished your morning coffee yet, there're still more videos at http://ultrabooktemptations.intel.com/Read more of Peter Smith's TechnoFile blog and follow the latest IT news at ITworld. Follow Peter on Twitter at @pasmith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter and Facebook.

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