Sam Biddle for Gizmodo on ultrabooks:

What is an Ultrabook? Intel says they’re supposed to be affordable (around $1,000), thin (no more than 0.8 inches), light (no more than 3.1 pounds) and tenacious in the battery. They’re to have speedy SSD storage. That is Plato’s Ultrabook.

Thank you, Mr. Biddle. The term has been driving me crazy since it was introduced. It was adopted by PC makers to help them compete with the MacBook Air and term ‘netbook’ started to lose its coolness a few years ago.
Oh, by the way, the MacBook Air just turned 4 years old.
How many times to I have to say I’m tired of writing about Apple?