Apple’s Latest Macbook Is Being Downplayed by PC Makers on Twitter

Apple’s competitors really like to mock its products (a lot). Dell, Asus and Lenovo are one of them, and through some tweets, the PC manufacturers attempt to prove that Apple’s products are not the only ‘thin’ products with high-res display available on the market.

According to Lenovo, its Yoga 3 Pro is not only slimmer, but also has more ports and a higher resolution touch display. However, the only small inconvenience is that the Yoga 3 Pro weighs in 0.62 lbs more than Apple’s own MacBook.

Dell took a similar approach by tweeting that its XPS 13 features a display with 2 million pixels more than MacBook’s counterpart. Dell also did not forget to mention that the XPS 13 features a lot of USB ports, mini-DisplayPort and SD card reader.

Lastly, we have Asus’ ultra-slim ZenBook. The laptop has a thickness of just 12.3 mm compared to the MacBook’s 13.1 mm and also comes with the usual connectivity such as USB, mini HDMI and even costs half of what Apple’s asking for the MacBook.

Given the fact that pre-orders for the new MacBook begin on the 10th of April, there is still time for competitors to downplay Apple’s product even more.

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Dell Launches Ubuntu-Powered XPS 13 Developer Edition

Dell has released the XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop running Ubuntu. The laptop, codenamed “Sputnik 3”, runs on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and features a 13.3-inch LED-backlit touch display having a 1920 x1080 pixels resolution.

In terms of performance, the XPS 13 Developer Edition runs on a Core i5-4200U or i7-4500U Intel Haswell processor, 8 GB of RAM, Intel HD 4400 graphics, a 128/256 GB mSATA solid state drive, a spill-resistant backlit chiclet keyboard, an HD webcam, Bluetooth, 802.11ac WiFi, and a 55WHr battery.

Dell set the starting price at $1,249 and made it available only in the United States at the moment. However it will expand its reach quickly, whereas next week it will go on sale in Canada, and by the end of the month it will also be available in 9 EU countries.

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