Remember Ultrabooks? Yeah, That Was A Good Time

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http://techcrunch.com – An IHS report has estimated that 10.3 million Ultrabooks shipped (not sold) worldwide in 2012, a considerably change from their original forecast of 22 million sold this year. 2013 should be OK, though, right? Wrong. IHS is expecting sales of 44 million in 2013, down from a forecast of 61 million. Now those numbers are arguably nothing to sneeze at. There are dozens of OEMs and resellers flogging their wares and with Windows 8 around the corner it’s hard to convince the average consumer to pick up an ultralight let alone a PC. Writes Craig Stice, senior principal analyst IHS: “So far, (IT news)