Talk:Ultrabook

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MacBook Air[edit]

I believe that though MBA meets requirement for Ultrabook, it should not be counted as one though? After all, it is a MacBook. 175.156.199.110 (talk) 04:38, 7 September 2011 (UTC)

As it meets the spec and proceeded the ultrabook, the MacBook Air should at the very least be mentioned in the history section. The MBA clearly ushered in the ultrabook. 24.82.139.224 (talk) 23:13, 9 April 2012 (UTC)

Yep. Absurd that the article doesn't mention the Macbook Air (well, at least in terms of the obvious inspiration it provided)... Great design often provides the spark that others use to light the flame... — Preceding unsigned comment added by 81.159.132.8 (talk) 00:38, 24 October 2012 (UTC)
Why it the Macbook Air still not on the list, this is the best Ultrabook example from the Intel definition. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 77.170.245.115 (talk) 17:52, 17 May 2013 (UTC)
No, because it's not an Ultrabook, anymore than an Ultrabook is a Macbook Air. These are trademarks, and not generic descriptions. Both are examples of subnotebooks, which is the appropriate article to cover such things. Commenting what people think is "best" has no place either on the article or the talk page - this is not a forum. Mdwh (talk) 20:35, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
If it wasn't for the Air, there wouldn't be Ultrabooks. --2605:E000:1525:51:B4A0:3017:B263:FEAA (talk) 22:23, 10 October 2014 (UTC)

Five sections called "Chief River"[edit]

The section repeats itself (without repeating the header) 5 times. N0w8st8s (talk) 11:33, 20 August 2013 (UTC)n0w8st8s

Italic title[edit]

Why is the title in italic? Failing to see why in WP:TITLE, WP:ITALIC (or MOS:TM). We don't have that on e.g. IBM PC / IBM PC compatible, Industry Standard Architecture, MacBook Air. Hardware isn't on the list of italicised titles. My removal of the italics was reverted, pls justify. Widefox; talk 05:38, 30 January 2014 (UTC)

The specification is a creative work. ViperSnake151  Talk  06:04, 30 January 2014 (UTC)
Creative? You're kidding right? Like a book or play script? The lead says "(hardware) specification and brand". Ridiculous. Where does it say that in MOS or any other similar articles? Widefox; talk 07:11, 30 January 2014 (UTC)
ViperSnake151, I see it was your edit that changed this from the original bold to bold/italic [1]. In order to reach consensus, opinions welcome. Widefox; talk 12:56, 30 January 2014 (UTC)
While waiting for a reply, the trademark usage ref is [2], and a secondary source for TM style e.g. [3] / [4] i.e. "Ultrabook". ViperSnake151 - as theres no attempt at reaching consensus (so far) and no other opinions (support/objections), I will insert that and reverse the title back to the pre-italic based on a policy based argument described above (as per other hardware standard titles). Widefox; talk 01:24, 7 February 2014 (UTC)