We’re now on the third iteration of Intel’s Ultrabook strategy, and with Haswell’s launch now behind us we’ll be seeing a lot of new laptops and Ultrabooks with the new CPUs. After some early missteps, we’re hopeful that this will be the proverbially charming third time. Acer and ASUS have shown off some of their offerings, and now it’s time to look at what Sony is up to. Sony has always had a penchant for ultraportables (you know, what they were called before they became Ultrabooks), and laptops like the VAIO Z series have impressed with the amount of hardware crammed into a small chassis. With Intel’s new focus on improving integrated graphics performance, the days of requiring a discrete GPU for “fast enough” graphics...

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