Intel Strongly Suggesting Touchscreen Clamshell Laptops

Posted on Apr 3 2012 - 5:33am by Editorial Staff

Talking with Intel product manager Anand Kajshmanan last Friday, PCWorld – via The Verge – able to find out what the future for ultrabooks holds. When asked why a prospective laptop buyer would choose an ultrabook over the MacBook Air, the company rep suggested that Windows itself was a prime differentiator, calling it “the operating system users have come to love.”

When asked about how Intel has been pursuing touchscreen-equipped notebooks in preparation for Windows 8, adding that the company is “strongly encouraging our partners” to add touchscreens to their ultrabooks. “We fundamentally believe in the concept of touch, and touch on a clamshell,” Kajshmanan told the publication.

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