We're in the midst of updating all of our "best of" guides for the holiday season, and we've already covered what is likely the most popular category: Budget Laptops. Some of what we said there also applies to gaming laptops, and our budget gaming recommendations in particular will be rehashed here, along with any other potential candidates. But here we'll also be looking at higher performance offerings that can handle all of the latest games, perhaps even at maximum details.
To be clear, not everyone needs or even wants a gaming laptop, and the presence of a discrete graphics chip pretty much requires that laptops include better cooling, which means they're also likely to weigh more and be bulkier. However, where other laptops can do...
It's been a long time since CES, but the wait is nearly over. Per Motorola's Droid Bionic Twitter account, the Bionic will grace Verizon's network on Sepember 8th. Earlier...
Jason Inofuentes on 8/28/2011
Razer, a gaming-centric company known primarily for its mice and keyboards, today announced that they would be introducing a gaming laptop, the Blade, in Q4 2011.
The $2799.99 laptop is...
Andrew Cunningham on 8/26/2011
Just over ten months ago, we had a chance to take a look at a very big, reasonably impressive mobile workstation: HP's EliteBook 8740w. It sported HP's DreamColor IPS...
Dustin Sklavos on 8/25/2011
Nokia has revealed three new smartphones today: Nokia 700, Nokia 701 and Nokia 600.
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Kristian Vättö on 8/24/2011
Sprint will be joining AT&T and Verizon in carrying Apple's next iPhone, reports the Wall Street Journal citing "people familiar with the matter." This would make Sprint the third...
Andrew Cunningham on 8/24/2011
The past year has seen the vast majority of mainstream notebooks with discrete graphics shift to NVIDIA's Optimus, and with the W150HR Clevo makes the move as well. Equipped...
Jarred Walton on 8/23/2011
So you read our TouchWiz UX Review and thought, "I'll pass on this one." Well, think it over one more time. When Anand discovered that Sammy's LTE Tab was...
Jason Inofuentes on 8/22/2011
The open source community is wasting no time taking ownership of HP's orphaned Touchpad tablet: a new group called the TouchDroid team is looking to bring Android to the...
Andrew Cunningham on 8/22/2011
Alongside the announcement that it would cease operations on webOS hardware and evaluate its options for webOS software, today HP also revealed that it's considering a full/partial spinoff or...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/18/2011
Toshiba's flagship Qosmio line of notebooks have been, for the longest time, big, flashy, red and black beasts. These juggernauts sported 18" screens with high-end graphics and processing power...
Dustin Sklavos on 8/17/2011
If there’s one thing I like about computer technology, it’s progress. Late 2010, the best you could get from the 14” sector would have been something like the discontinued...
Jarred Walton on 8/16/2011
In keeping with its new accelerated release schedule, Mozilla released the stable version of Firefox 6.0 to Windows, Mac, and Linux users today, just over seven weeks after the...
Andrew Cunningham on 8/16/2011
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Samsung has today issued a press release which officially unveils the white version of their popular Galaxy S II. This announcement has been widely expected...
Kristian Vättö on 8/16/2011
If you've been on the Internet for very long today, you've probably already heard about this: Google intends to purchase Motorola Mobility Holdings for $12.5 billion, or about $40...
Andrew Cunningham on 8/15/2011
Google has just announced that they will acquire Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. (or more commonly known as just Motorola). Google will be paying $40 per share, which means a...
Kristian Vättö on 8/15/2011
With today's introduction of the Acer Iconia Tab A100, the 7-inch Honeycomb tablet era begins. Vivek and Jarred looked at the new entrant's big brother, the 10.1" A500, and...
Jason Inofuentes on 8/12/2011
Since Llano's introduction, the value of AMD's new APU has been the subject of some debate, even between editors here at AnandTech. With notebooks sporting the new A-series processors...
Dustin Sklavos on 8/12/2011
Symantec, well known for its extensive lineup of security products on both the Windows and Mac platforms, today released Norton Mobile Security Lite, a freeware security product aimed at...
Andrew Cunningham on 8/11/2011
Dell has released three new laptops today: Inspiron 13z, 14z and Vostro V131. The first two are spinoffs of Dell's XPS 15z which was released in late May and...
Kristian Vättö on 8/11/2011
Well, this could be interesting.
Amazon yesterday announced the availability of its new Kindle Cloud Reader, an HTML 5 web app designed to let you read your Kindle books on...
Andrew Cunningham on 8/11/2011