Laptops

VAIO has updated its popular 13-inch VAIO S laptops sold in the U.S. with Intel’s latest 8th Generation Core i5/i7 processors featuring four cores. Besides new CPUs, the systems have also added the company’s new TruePerformance technology, which is designed to maintain a higher turbo boost frequency for longer periods of time. The new VAIO S also feature a fingerprint reader and a TPM 2.0 module, emphasizing their business nature. Meanwhile the 2018 VAIO S retain their “classic” chassis along with a set of connectors, so they do not support modern headers, such as USB Type-C. The new VAIO S laptops are based on Intel’s quad-core Core i5-8250U or Core i7-8550U processors with Intel UHD Graphics 620 accompanied by 8 – 16 GB of LPDDR3-1866...

ASUS Eee PC Take 3: The XPerience

What differences does Windows XP make to ASUS' Eee PC? We take another look at the ultraportable in the form of the 4G XP edition to see the tradeoffs...

29 by Matt Campbell on 4/23/2008

ASUS U2E: Form vs. Function

ASUS' U2E ultraportable laptop looks to bring "sophistication" to the market without compromising on features. How well can they succeed?

32 by Jarred Walton on 4/15/2008

Gateway P-6831 FX: Best Midrange Gaming Notebook Ever

The Gateway P-6831 FX may very well be the most interesting gaming notebook we've ever looked at. Read on to find out how they've raised the bar and why...

89 by Jarred Walton on 3/28/2008

AVADirect M570RU: SLI, Drivers, and 8800M GTX Performance

AVADirect sent us their M570RU laptop decked out with many of the latest performance parts. Besides reviewing the notebook, we felt the time was right for a closer look...

15 by Jarred Walton on 3/14/2008

Dell XPS M1730: SLI, Penryn, and Overclocking

Dell first launched their updated XPS notebook, the M1730, in late 2007. We have the updated version with 8800M GTX SLI, a Penryn X9000 CPU, overclocking support, and the...

32 by Jarred Walton on 2/28/2008

Exclusive: WidowPC Sting 517D2: GeForce 8800M GTX Benchmarks

NVIDIA officially launched the 8800M GTS and GTX mobile graphics chips back in November, but actually getting a notebook equipped with either GPU has been quite difficult… join us...

11 by Jarred Walton on 1/7/2008

ASUS Eee PC 2G Surf

We look at the 2G Surf's features, usability, and differences from the 4G. Is this the right tool for the job, and if so, what's the job?

15 by Matt Campbell on 1/4/2008

Beware the Button

0 by Jarred Walton on 12/17/2007

ASUS Eee PC: Laptop, UMPC, or Something Else?

The ASUS Eee PC has received quite a bit of attention since its launch. Just what is the target market for this computer, and who else might like to...

37 by Jarred Walton on 11/30/2007

NVIDIA GeForce 8800M: Fast DX10 Mobile GPUs Finally Arrive

Today marks the launch of NVIDIA's GeForce 8800M parts, with up to twice the performance of last generation mobile hardware. Read on to find out why gaming notebooks might...

19 by Jarred Walton on 11/19/2007

Mobile Platform Wars: AMD vs. Intel

We've got a look at a couple of recent notebooks from the AMD and Intel camps. On AMD's side, we've got the latest Turion X2 TL-66 (and the older...

34 by Jarred Walton on 10/5/2007

Toshiba Satellite X205-S9359 Take Two: Displays and Drivers

Our initial look at the Toshiba Satellite X205 skipped over some items, like the LCD and DX10 gaming performance. We're back with the conclusion, which includes a closer...

8 by Jarred Walton on 9/6/2007

Toshiba Satellite X205-S9359: DX10 to go, please!

We've got Toshiba's latest gaming notebook, which includes NVIDIA's fastest current DX10 mobile GPU. But can the newcomer even beat the last generation DX9 GPUs, and does it matter?

13 by Jarred Walton on 8/31/2007

Alienware Area-51 m9750: Power Gaming on the Go

Just how much gaming performance can you pack into a 17" notebook chassis? It seems Alienware was determined to find out.

27 by Jarred Walton on 8/24/2007

PC Club Enpower ENP660: Back to School

It's that time of year when students everywhere are returning to school after summer vacation. PC Club hopes to capitalize on that fact with their latest no-nonsense laptop.

10 by Jarred Walton on 8/14/2007

One Laptop Per Child: Charity, Prosperity, & Capitalism In The Developing World

The One Laptop Per Child organization is about to begin final production of their $100 laptop. Can they bring the information revolution to the developing world?

22 by Ryan Smith on 8/8/2007

Gateway E-155-C: A Lightweight Convertible

Gateway's new convertible tablet PC targets the thin and light sector of the mobile landscape. Is the result a delicious low-carb notebook, or is it merely less filling?

27 by Jarred Walton on 7/4/2007

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