Laptops

Because of the corporate turmoil in 2016 – 2018 and uncertain future of its PC business, Toshiba has not updated its popular Portégé family of notebooks in the US for more than two years. After Foxconn/Sharp gained control of the said business unit and renamed it to Dynabook, they started to launch new laptops. Among the first new mobile PCs to be released in the USA are the 2019 Portégé X30 notebooks with Intel’s Whiskey Lake CPUs. Traditionally, Portégé X30 machines have been aimed at demanding business, enterprise, and government users seeking both portability as well as rich feature sets. The new Portégé X30 is not an exception: the system comes in a familiar Onyx Blue magnesium allow chassis that enables it to bring together...

VAIO’s 2-Pound 12.5-Inch Laptop Weds Miniature Dimensions & Vast Connectivity

VAIO has introduced its new SX12 notebook that brings together miniature dimensions, low weight, decent specs, full-pitch keyboard, a long battery life, and vast connectivity options that include a...

25 by Anton Shilov on 7/12/2019

The MSI GE75 Raider Laptop Review: Core i9 and RTX 2080 Performance

MSI went heavily into developing gaming products several years ago, and although the company’s laptop lineup isn’t exclusively gaming, that is by far the biggest portion of their portfolio...

30 by Brett Howse on 7/12/2019

Apple Stops Selling 12-Inch MacBook Laptops

Apple has stopped to list its thin-and-light 12-inch MacBook notebook on its website. Since the company has not updated its most compact laptop for two years, the removal of...

16 by Anton Shilov on 7/10/2019

Apple’s Entry-Level 13-Inch MacBook Pro Gets Quad-Core CPU & Touch Bar

Apple on Tuesday introduced a new version of its entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro notebook, which has not seen an update since mid-2017. The new model continues to feature the...

41 by Anton Shilov on 7/9/2019

Apple’s MacBook Air Gets True Tone Display, Lower Price Tag

Apple on Tuesday introduced updated versions of its entry-level MacBook Air notebooks. Apple’s mid-2019 MacBook Air laptops feature the company’s True Tone displays and lower price tags when compared...

36 by Anton Shilov on 7/9/2019

Intel and Microsoft to Continue Supporting Existing Huawei Notebooks

Ever since Huawei was placed on the United States’ Entity List – effectively banning them from receiving US technology – the fate of support for their existing products has...

13 by Anton Shilov on 6/25/2019

The Chuwi AeroBook Review: One Small Step For Chuwi

For the last several years, Chuwi has been shaking up the bottom end of the PC market with low-cost alternatives to the big manufacturers that offer significantly more PC...

48 by Brett Howse on 6/21/2019

Apple Recalls Mid-2015 15-inch "Retina" MacBook Pro Laptops For Battery Safety Issue

Apple has initiated a voluntary recall for their mid-2015 15-inch "Retina" MacBook Pros over a potential safety issue with their integrated batteries. The manufacturer says that some of these...

12 by Anton Shilov on 6/20/2019

Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad P1 Gen 2: New 15.6-Inch Carbon Fiber Chassis

Lenovo has introduced its second-generation ultra-thin ThinkPad P1 mobile workstation. The new 15.6-inch laptop promises to be faster than its predecessor launched last year because of the new CPU...

18 by Anton Shilov on 6/12/2019

Lenovo Reveals ThinkPad P73: A 17.3-Inch DTR Notebook with Dolby Vision

Lenovo on Tuesday introduced its new 17.3-inch mobile workstation, its most powerful notebook aimed at a broad set of workloads from content creation to oil and gas exploration. The...

7 by Anton Shilov on 6/12/2019

Lenovo ThinkPad P53: Core i9, 128 GB RAM, Quadro RTX 5000, OLED

Lenovo has introduced what it calls the world’s highest-performing 15.6-inch mobile workstation. The ThinkPad P53 packs Intel’s eight-core Core i9 or Xeon processor, up to 128 GB of RAM...

9 by Anton Shilov on 6/12/2019

ASUS VivoBook S14 & S15 Get ScreenPad 2.0, Add Premium Features

ASUS introduced its new generation mid-range VivoBook S-series laptops at Computex earlier this month. The new notebooks are equipped with the company’s proprietary ScreenPad 2.0 — a touchpad with...

5 by Anton Shilov on 6/7/2019

Dell Launches XPS 15 7590: Up to 5 GHz and Overclockable, 15.6-Inch OLED

Dell has introduced its new flagship XPS 15.6-inch laptop aimed at performance-demanding users such as gamers and prosumers. The new XPS 15 7590 machine can be equipped with an...

62 by Anton Shilov on 6/7/2019

HP’s EliteBook x360 1030 G4 Gets Whiskey Lake, 1000 nits LCD, Wi-Fi 6

HP has updated its EliteBook x360 1030 convertible PC designed for demanding consumers, business users, enterprises, and government agencies. The new EliteBook x360 1030 G4 systems come in the...

13 by Anton Shilov on 6/7/2019

ASUS Unveils ZenBook Edition 30 Laptop: 13.3-Inch Dual Screen with GPU

Being one of the world’s largest suppliers of premium laptops, ASUS is no stranger to exotic materials as well as high-performance ultra-portable notebooks. To celebrate its 30th anniversary, ASUS...

14 by Anton Shilov on 6/7/2019

The HP Spectre Folio Review: Luxurious Leather Laptop

When HP announced the new Spectre Folio last October, it caused a stir. HP has been steadily providing some of the most stylish and exciting laptops on the market...

29 by Brett Howse on 6/7/2019

Spotted at Computex: The Worst Fake MacBook Air

It’s a common way to get a cheap laugh: mention that China doesn’t care about IP infringement and that a lot of fake products exist. There are a good...

36 by Ian Cutress on 5/31/2019

HP’s EliteBook x360 1040 G6: 24 Hours of Battery Life, Core i7, & 1W Display

HP has announced a 14-inch convertible laptop that promises to last for 24 hours on one charge. Featuring a 1W LCD panel, powered by Intel’s 8th Gen Core processor...

14 by Anton Shilov on 5/29/2019

Intel's Project Athena: Defining The Next Generation Of Premium Laptops

In previous years and generations, Intel has at times instigated a platform development strategy with its partners in order to drive form factor, experience, and ultimately, revenue. In the...

20 by Ryan Smith & Ian Cutress on 5/29/2019

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