Today at CES, Intel showcased the advantage of the new bunch of laptops called Ultrabooks and demoed new Ultrabooks that are coming soon with touchscreen in it. Those Ultrabooks will be running Windows 8 which is touch optimized OS that will create greater experience in computing. Intel also demoed variety of new form factors of Ultrabooks as seen above that will run Windows 8 . Also technologies such as NFC in partnership with Mastercard and Speech recognition in partnership with Nuance are coming to many Ultrabooks.
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