Apple's cheaper-but-better MacBook Air isn't good news for ultrabooks.
Ultrabooks surfaced last year as a niche product in response to the Air. And now Intel, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, at el are trying to mainstream the skinny laptops.
There's one problem. Apple just cut the price and upped the processor specs on the MacBook Air today.
So, is Apple still standard bearer and ultrabooks just pretenders to the lightweight laptop throne?
Only time and market-share numbers will tell.
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