Laptops

Back in the day, virtually all PCs came standard with a three-year warranty with some makers offering to extend it to five years. Due to cut-throat competition on the PC market, manufacturers started to cut down their costs and long warranties were among the first things to go. While most laptops shipped today come with relatively short one or two year warrantees, there is continuing pressure on notebook makers both to support their devices for longer, as well as to take steps to differentiate themselves in a very crowded market. As a result, we're finally starting to see longer warrantees become more common – at least on higher-end models. To that end, in a bid to improve their competitive position, this week Dynabook has announced...

Razer's Cheaper Blade 15 Base Models: Core i7-9750H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, $1599

Having established strong positions on the market of high-end and professional gaming laptops with its Blade 15 and Blade Pro notebooks, Razer needs to address lower price bands to...

2 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Razer’s 2019 Blade Stealth: Ice Lake and GeForce GTX 1650

Razer on Wednesday has unveiled its new Blade Stealth laptops that are based on Intel’s 10th Generation Core processors codenamed Ice Lake paired with NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX discrete graphics...

10 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo UX58: A Dual Screen Laptop with 100% DCI-P3 OLED

Modern notebooks can offer performance and feature set comparable to those of desktop PCs. One thing that laptops cannot offer is the screen real estate: desktops can be equipped...

18 by Anton Shilov on 8/30/2019

Dell’s New Latitude 5300 2-in-1 and Latitude 5400: Chromebooks for Enterprise

Most laptops running Chrome OS are aimed at students or consumers, but this week Google introduced its Chromebook Enterprise initiative designed to make its platform viable for enterprise users...

18 by Anton Shilov on 8/28/2019

Lenovo’s 2019 ThinkPad X1 Yoga: An Ultralight Convertible with Comet Lake

Lenovo on Tuesday formally unveiled its 4th Generation ThinkPad X1 Yoga convertible notebooks aimed at 'road warriors and corporate users'. The new ThinkPad X1 Yoga comes in an all-new...

13 by Anton Shilov on 8/27/2019

Lenovo Launches ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7: Thinner, Lighter, Comet Lake Inside

Lenovo has officially launched its 7th Generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebook. Originally announced back at CES 2019 earlier this year, the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon got itself a thinner...

19 by Anton Shilov on 8/27/2019

Best Laptops: Q3 2019

It's time for our quarterly look at the laptop market. For Q3 we're in the midst of laptop updates, launches, and refreshes coordinated around the launch of Intel's 10th...

15 by Brett Howse on 8/23/2019

MSI’s New Prestige 14 & 15 Laptops Get Intel's Comet Lake-U CPUs & Calibrated 4K Display

Among the many manufacturers launching new or updated laptops this week alongside the release of Intel's new Comet Lake processors is MSI. This week the company is introducing its...

22 by Anton Shilov on 8/22/2019

ASUS Launches AMD Ryzen-Based ZenBooks: Two Laptops & a Convertible

ASUS has quietly added three ZenBooks based on AMD’s Ryzen Mobile 3000-series APUs to its lineup. One of the machines is a convertible ZenBook Flip 14, the other two...

31 by Anton Shilov on 8/22/2019

Dell Launches Their Vostro 13 5391 Laptop: 10th Gen Core For Road Warriors

Capping off Dell's spate of laptop updates, today the company also announced an updated Vostro 13 laptop for small business. The relatively inexpensive Vostro 13 5391-series feature a solid...

16 by Anton Shilov on 8/21/2019

Dell’s Inspiron 13 7391-Series Ultra-Light Laptops: 10th Gen Core & a dGPU at Under 1 Kg

Among the many laptop families receiving updates today in line with the launch of Intel's 10th gen Core CPUs, Dell has introduced its all-new Inspiron 13 7391-series laptop. The...

16 by Anton Shilov on 8/21/2019

Dell Unveils Updated XPS 13 with Intel’s 10th Gen Core CPUs & 4K Panel

Dell has announced its latest-generation XPS 13 laptop based on Intel’s 10th Generation Core "Comet Lake" processors. Initially, Dell’s new 13.3-inch notebooks will come with quad-core CPUs, but starting...

43 by Anton Shilov on 8/21/2019

AMD Quietly Releases Low-End OEM Radeon 600 Series: Radeon Rebadge 2019

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...

28 by Ryan Smith on 8/13/2019

Intel Unveils ‘Engineered for Mobile Performance’ Badge for Project Athena Program

With the release of the first Ice Lake-U laptops, Intel has announced that there will be a badge/visual identifier for laptops that comply with Intel's Project Athena standard. The...

49 by Anton Shilov on 8/12/2019

Dell’s XPS 13 2-in-1 7390 Available: Intel’s 10th Gen Core CPUs Inside

Being one of Intel’s key partners, Dell is usually among the first PC makers to start selling computers based on the latest processors from the developer. On Thursday the...

79 by Anton Shilov on 8/8/2019

Samsung Announces Always-Connected Galaxy Book S Laptop with Snapdragon 8cx

Samsung has introduced its new always-connected PC based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon platform and featuring Microsoft’s Windows 10 OS. This time around the company went with the Snapdragon 8cx SoC...

41 by Anton Shilov on 8/8/2019

The Eurocom Sky X7C (Clevo P775TM1-G) Gaming Laptop Review: True Desktop Replacement

If you are thinking about a gaming laptop, but are tired of the compromises that come with normal “laptop” parts, then a Desktop Replacement laptop might be a better...

46 by Brett Howse on 8/5/2019

Corsair Acquires Origin PC

Corsair on Wednesday said that it had acquired Origin PC, a well-known boutique PC maker from the USA. Origin PC will remain a separate brand from Corsair and will...

34 by Anton Shilov on 7/24/2019

Honor Announces MagicBook Pro with 16.1-Inch Display

Honor has announced its new laptop featuring a rare 16.1-inch display with ultra-thin bezels. The MagicBook Pro notebook packs a quad-core processor from Intel as well as a discrete...

24 by Anton Shilov on 7/24/2019

The Return of the Portégé: Dynabook Launches 2019 Portégé X30

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...

18 by Anton Shilov on 7/12/2019

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