Laptops

With Windows 10 coming in about two weeks, the amount of news from OEMs is ramping up as they prepare for the Windows 10 rollout. HP has some new devices and services they have put together for the launch, which fall under their business line of products. HP’s first announcement is HP Sure Start, which was first launched in 2013, and HP is making the push to let prospective buyers know that they are the only company with this technology at the moment. HP Elite line of notebooks, as well as HP ZBooks will offer Sure Start, which protects against BIOS malware by performing a check on the BIOS before the system boots, and if it finds that the BIOS has been tampered with it...

The MSI Gaming Booth Tour with dGPUs in AIOs and Notebooks plus Motherboards

It has been held as fact that for the past couple of years, gaming is helping to prop up a slowly decreasing desktop PC market. While many casual PC...

48 by Ian Cutress on 6/29/2015

The MSI GT80 Titan Review: The Broadwell Gaming Laptop Your Desktop Envies

I was lucky enough to be on-hand when MSI launched the GT80 Titan at CES. It was a big event for them, and all of the MSI people were...

101 by Brett Howse on 6/26/2015

The Acer Aspire R 13 Review: Convertible Notebook With A Twist

The world of the convertible notebook has come a long way in just a couple of years, but we seem to have settled in on two basic types of...

21 by Brett Howse on 6/15/2015

Gigabyte Updates Gaming Laptops With Broadwell And Details New Aorus Models

With today’s launch of the quad-core Broadwell laptop parts, there are going to be a lot of devices making the jump over to the new CPU. Pretty much the...

21 by Brett Howse on 6/3/2015

AMD Launches Carrizo: The Laptop Leap of Efficiency and Architecture Updates

Perform a small test for me. Close your eyes, and spend 15 seconds considering the state of the laptop market and what devices interest you, are available, or on...

142 by Ian Cutress on 6/2/2015

Intel Launches Five 47W Laptop Broadwell SKUs

As part of Intel’s batch of announcements today, including Broadwell on the desktop and Thunderbolt 3, the 47W laptop/mini-PC processors that were also launched offers an interesting talking point...

39 by Ian Cutress on 6/2/2015

Lenovo Launches Three Value Notebooks At Tech World

Today Lenovo is holding their Tech World conference in Beijing, and as part of the festivities they are announcing three laptops for those on a tight budget. The Lenovo...

32 by Brett Howse on 5/27/2015

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review (2015)

The X1 Carbon has been Lenovo’s flagship ThinkPad since it was launched, and it brings the world of the ThinkPad business class notebook down into a much thinner and...

98 by Brett Howse on 5/21/2015

The Dell Chromebook 11 Touch Review

Today I'm looking at a Chromebook from Dell. It's the Dell Chromebook 11 Touch. More accurately, it may be called the New Dell Chromebook 11 Touch or the Dell...

46 by Brandon Chester on 5/7/2015

The Gigabyte P35X v3 Review: Slim GTX980M Gaming Laptop

Gigabyte has refreshed its P35 series to include the latest NVIDIA GPUs, and the P35X is the top model in their 15.6 inch lineup. Gigabyte has the lightest GTX980M...

55 by Brett Howse on 4/23/2015

The 2015 MacBook Review

I’m still not entirely sure when it actually happened, but at some point over the last couple of years the crossover between tablets and laptops stopped being an idea...

344 by Ryan Smith on 4/14/2015

Analyzing Intel Core M Performance: How 5Y10 can beat 5Y71 & the OEMs' Dilemma

A processor architect can battle between two major opposing principles. The one most of us seem to enjoy is performance, which when taken to the extreme exhibits an all-or-nothing...

106 by Brett Howse & Ian Cutress on 4/8/2015

Google Announces $149 Chromebooks and the Chromebit Chrome OS Stick

Today Google announced a number of new Chrome OS products that will be available in the future from their OEM partners. The main focus of all these devices appears...

25 by Brandon Chester on 3/31/2015

CTL Launches New Chromebook For Education

The education sector is one area where Google’s Chromebook has proved very popular. Relatively inexpensive devices, which are easier to manage, and include just a lightweight operating system, have...

6 by Brett Howse on 3/31/2015

Microsoft Announces Surface 3: 10.8-inch 2-in-1 with Atom x7 on 14nm from $499

The next element of Microsoft’s Surface line is here, and the anticipated Surface 3 throws up a couple of (nice) surprises. Starting at $499, the Surface 3 will complement...

121 by Ian Cutress on 3/31/2015

The ASUS Zenbook UX305 Review

It was way back in 2011 that ASUS launched the Zenbook series. The original UX21E and UX31E were the first of the thin and light Ultrabooks from ASUS to...

162 by Brett Howse on 3/25/2015

Clevo P750ZM: GTX 980M Overclocking Investigated

We posted our full review of the Eurocom P5 Pro (Clevo P750ZM) last week and mentioned that we were investigating overclocking potential. Armed with an updated VBIOS and running...

34 by Jarred Walton on 3/20/2015

The Chromebook Pixel (2015) Review

Google's Chrome OS has always been similar to Microsoft Windows in how one company provides the operating system for many different manufacturers to use on their own devices. But...

115 by Brandon Chester on 3/16/2015

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces New Gaming Laptops

Today ASUS is taking the wraps off of one new laptop and two refreshed models which fall under the Republic of Gamers stable. ASUS is adding a new 15.6...

56 by Brett Howse on 3/13/2015

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