Tiernan Ray reports for Barron’s, “J.P. Morgan hardware analyst Mark Moskowitz, who is hosting a conference call regarding ‘ultrabook’ laptops this morning, offers up a summary on his thoughts about the new style of device, which he largely views with a shrug.”
Ray reports, “To Moskowitz, the machines are little more than a rip-off of Apple’s (AAPL) successful ‘MacBook Air’ laptops: ‘Ultrabooks are not new but just a sign that the Wintel crowd is catching up with Apple. Despite increasing vendor and media focus on Ultrabooks, we do not expect the overall PC market’s growth profile to exhibit much incremental uplift as a result.'”
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