Laptops

While AMD’s focus with the launch of their Radeon RX 5000 series “Navi” product stack has been on midrange desktop cards – and rightfully so – it’s not the only market AMD serves. For as much as the company gets to set their own cadence in hardware design cycles, when it comes to hardware release cycles the company still needs to move to the beat of their single biggest customers: the OEMs. And with the OEMs being driven by market trends and seasonal, cyclical matters, OEMs have historically asked for new hardware between actual design cycles. To that end, today AMD has quietly announced a new generation of products (of sorts), the Radeon 600 series. Aimed at the low-end of the market – and primarily...

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...

14 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

Intel Unveils 10th Gen Core Ice Lake-U & Ice Lake-Y Mobile CPUs: 10nm Sunny Cove Later This Year

At Intel’s Keynote presentation here at Computex, the company finally lifted the lid on its first widely available new CPU design on 10nm, called Ice Lake. The official marketing...

190 by Ian Cutress on 5/29/2019

Dell Updates Alienware m15 & m17 Gaming Laptops: New Chassis, New Processors, & Optional OLED Display

Built to strike a balance between performance, style and compact sizes, Dell’s Alienware m-series of gaming laptops were originally introduced last fall, and seem to have quickly risen in...

15 by Anton Shilov on 5/28/2019

Hands-On with Industry’s First 5G Laptop: A Lenovo with Qualcomm’s 8cx SoC and X55 Modem

Lenovo and Qualcomm introduced the world’s first laptop with an integrated 5G modem at Computex. The convertible notebook is based on Qualcomm’s latest platform for Windows 10 on Arm...

16 by Ian Cutress & Anton Shilov on 5/27/2019

Acer Announces ConceptD 7 Notebook: Acer Goes Pro With Quadro RTX

Acer is launching not just a new laptop at Computex, but also a new brand. The ConceptD 7 Notebook is the first in a new series of high-end computers...

6 by Brett Howse on 5/27/2019

Razer Announces Razer Blade Studio Edition: Quadro RTX And Improved Displays

Hot on the heels of NVIDIA’s announcement of their latest Quadro professional GPUs, Razer is leveraging this new technology to offer up new workstation laptops based on their popular...

13 by Brett Howse on 5/27/2019

Acer Updates Nitro 5 And Swift 3 Laptops With 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Mobile

Today Acer is announcing some updates to some of their AMD lineup, with the Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop and Acer Swift 3 both being refreshed with the latest...

30 by Brett Howse on 5/23/2019

Apple Refreshes 13 & 15-Inch MacBook Pros for 2019: Adds 8-Core Intel CPUs & Revised Keyboard

Apple on Tuesday introduced refreshed versions of its MacBook Pro 13-inch and 15-inch laptops, updating the machines to use Intel's latest 8th and 9th Gen Core processors, as well...

31 by Anton Shilov on 5/22/2019

HP's Omen X 2S 15: A Dual-Screen Gaming Laptop

Large displays as well as dual-monitor setups clearly improve productivity of office workers and creative professionals. Applying this to broader markets, HP thinks that gamers could also benefit from...

11 by Anton Shilov on 5/16/2019

Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2: New CPU, GPU, OLED Display Option

Lenovo has introduced its second-generation ThinkPad X1 Extreme laptop for performance demanding professionals. It comes equipped with a faster CPU and GPU when compared to the current generation 15.6-inch...

14 by Anton Shilov on 5/14/2019

Lenovo's ThinkPad X395: A 13.3-Inch AMD Ryzen Pro-Based Ultraportable

Long one of AMD's closest and most eager laptop partners, Lenovo has introduced one of the industry’s first Ryzen Pro 3000-powered ultra-portable premium business laptops. The ThinkPad X395 features...

54 by Anton Shilov on 5/9/2019

Lenovo Readies New ThinkBook Family of Laptops

Lenovo is gearing up to launch a new series of notebooks aimed at mainstream users. The new ThinkBook laptops were recently showcased at a trade show in China and...

31 by Anton Shilov on 5/3/2019

HP’s Endpoint Security Controller: More Details About A New Chip in HP Notebooks

One of HP’s key announcements this spring was its revamped security initiative for PCs that includes hardware, software, and deep learning-based approaches. The software and DL parts of the...

32 by Anton Shilov on 5/2/2019

The Acer Predator Triton 500 Laptop Review: Going Thin with GeForce RTX 2080

Gaming laptops continue to be a bright spot in the PC market, and practically every manufacturer offers some sort of system targeted at gamers. Some of them more successfully...

45 by Brett Howse on 4/25/2019

Log in

Don't have an account? Sign up now