The death of the desktop PC has been
declared time and time again
but it could now become a reality with the introduction of ultrabooks - the first machines to be both truly portable and rival the power of a desktop.
Marc Cieslak reports on the rise of powerful, portable laptops and the supposed demise of the bulky computer tower.
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