I’ve been toying around with a Microsoft Surface for a while now, and though its powerful enough to be a full time computer, I wanted something with a little more power and even a little more screen space. A ten-inch screen works OK, but for me and the things I do I found that after a while I was really lacking screen space. I was out shopping with my mom and had a chance to play around with the Dell XPS 12. Though I’m not a big Dell fan, I found this laptop pretty impressive. Impressive enough that I brought one home with me! This little ultrabook has a 12.5 inch screen, an i7 processor, 8gb of ram and a 256 gb SSD drive (which is upgradeable, sadly the ram is solder on so you can’t upgrade that). The touch-screen is made of gorilla glass. Now the cool-factor, you can flip the screen and turn the laptop into a tablet, and unlike many 2-in-1’s when you do this the keyboard is not exposed, but its protected. Also the battery life is pretty impressive. I had the first edition of the Microsoft Surface Pro (by the way my husband is using that now) and though it had a decent battery life 4-6 hours running at full speed, this ultrabook has it beat at 8-10 hours. Currently I can say, I’m very impressed with this little ultrabook!!!