Laptops

Although they are a relatively small company, Chuwi has been impressing me with low cost-notebooks, that don’t have all of the normal drawbacks of low-cost notebooks. That isn’t the case across their entire lineup, but the LapBook 14.1, and the LapBook 12.3, are both great devices in their class, and are easy to recommend. Chuwi is now trying climb the price ladder a bit with their latest LapBook Air, which is available for preorder now for $430 USD. The latest LapBook is both thinner, and lighter, than previous models. The new 14-inch notebook is a thin design that Chuwi has stated to me to be 6mm. That’s likely the thinnest point though. The laptop weighs 1.3 kg, or 2.87 lbs, which is pretty light for...

Intel Discontinues WiGig Cards, Antenna and Sink, Set to Focus on WiGig for VR

In a surprising move, Intel has announced plans to discontinue a number of their 802.11ad products. The company intends to cease shipments of the majority of its WiGig devices...

12 by Anton Shilov on 9/8/2017

The Chuwi LapBook 12.3 Review: Premium Feel, Budget Price

Every once in a while, we get surprised. It seems to be a rare thing in this industry these days, but it does still happen from time to time...

58 by Brett Howse on 9/6/2017

Lenovo Launches Yoga 920 Convertible: 13.9” 4K LCD, 8th Gen Core i7, TB3, 3 Pounds

Lenovo this week announced its new Yoga 920 convertible laptop that became more powerful due to Intel’s upcoming 8th generation Core i-series CPUs with up to four cores, better...

34 by Anton Shilov on 9/2/2017

Acer Announces Switch 7 Black Edition 2-in-1: Core i7, GeForce MX150, TB3, Fanless

This week at IFA Acer has introduced their first 2-in-1 convertible laptop with a discrete GPU. Based on Intel’s 8th generation Core i-series CPU, the Switch 7 Black Edition...

7 by Anton Shilov on 8/31/2017

Razer Reveals New Blade Pro: GTX 1060 Graphics, Full HD, Lower Price Point

Those familiar with the desktop replacement market (DTR) likely know Razer and what it brings to the table with its Razer Blade Pro laptop. For those that are not...

17 by Joe Shields on 8/31/2017

ASUS Announces ZenBook Flip 14 and Flip 15

Continuing our coverage of IFA 2017, ASUS has announced the release of two new 2-in-1s. First, the Zenbook Flip 14; ASUS touts this to be the worlds thinnest 2-in-1...

17 by Joe Shields on 8/30/2017

ASUS Unveils ROG Chimera Gaming Notebook: 17.3-inch FHD at 144 Hz with G-Sync

This year at IFA there is a lot of laptop and notebook announcements. Most of them will be geared towards Intel’s new 8th Generation notebook processors that were announced...

6 by Ian Cutress on 8/30/2017

IFA 2017 Launch Press Conference Live Blog

We're here for the main IFA trade show press conference.

4 by Ian Cutress on 8/30/2017

Dell Updates Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Notebook: GeForce GTX 1060 and Thunderbolt 3

This morning at IFA, Dell is taking the wraps off of their updated Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming notebook. The entry-level gaming laptop is receiving a bump in specifications as...

17 by Joe Shields on 8/30/2017

Dell Updates The XPS 13 With 8th Generation Quad-Core CPUs

Dell has announced it is updating the XPS 13 with the just announced 8th generation Kaby Lake refresh. While we’re still waiting for 10nm chips to launch, the latest...

40 by Brett Howse on 8/29/2017

The Dell XPS 15 9560 Review: Infinity Edge Part Two

Near the end of 2015, Dell rolled out their new XPS styling cues, that were so successful on the XPS 13, to its larger sibling, the XPS 15. Thanks...

82 by Brett Howse on 7/31/2017

ASUS Launches the 360º Chromebook Flip C213: 11.6-inch Apollo Lake, Starting $349

Back in January of this year, ASUS announced they were coming to market with a new Chromebook targeted specifically at education-focused customers. With Google focusing on Education in their...

19 by Joe Shields on 7/12/2017

AMD Announces AMD4U Promotional Bundle with Square Enix and Adobe

In collaboration with Square Enix and Adobe, AMD has announced their new AMD4U promotion, bundling indie games and creative software trials with eligible AMD-powered systems. AMD says that this...

7 by Nate Oh on 7/11/2017

The Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) Review: Evolution

The Microsoft Surface Pro has undeniably carved out a new segment in the PC space. But what was once a powerful, but heavy, thick, and unwieldly tablet when it...

123 by Brett Howse on 6/15/2017

Razer Updates The Razer Blade Stealth: More Screen, Less Bezel, New Color Option

Ever since Razer entered the Ultrabook market, they have offered a solid laptop in the ultra-portable category. The initial version launched back in 2016, and although it had some...

36 by Brett Howse on 6/14/2017

Acer Predator 21 X Laptop with Curved Display Now Available, Only 300 to Be Made

Acer amazed the world last September when it announced a laptop with a 21” curved display, a quad-core Intel Core i7 “Kaby Lake” CPU with an unlocked multiplier, two...

37 by Anton Shilov on 6/13/2017

Synaptics Discusses Fingerprint Security and the Need For End-to-End Encryption

In a bid to demonstrate the advantages of its latest-generation SentryPoint fingerprint solutions, at this year's Computex event Synaptics came with a very interesting demonstration for breaking into a...

13 by Anton Shilov on 6/9/2017

HP Updates Their OMEN Gaming Lineup: Desktops, Notebooks, eGFX, and Displays

Today HP is announcing some updates to their OMEN lineup, which is their gaming brand. Gaming is still a high-margin segment of the PC space, so there is quite...

18 by Brett Howse on 6/6/2017

Apple Refreshes Mac Laptops: Pro, Vanilla, & Air All Get New CPUs

Today at their annual Worldwide Developer Conference, the company announced a slew of hardware updates for their entire range of laptops. Every last laptop, from the mighty MacBook Pro...

53 by Ryan Smith on 6/5/2017

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