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...

Toshiba's PC Products Rebranded to Dynabook

Starting early this year, Toshiba's former Client Solutions group, responsible for the company's laptops and other related consumer electronics, began a process of cutting ties with the company it...

8 by Anton Shilov on 4/3/2019

No Fooling: Microsoft Silently Updates Surface Book 2 13.5 With Quad-Core i5 Option

Microsoft is a bit of an enigma in the PC space. There is little doubt that they offer some stunning hardware, but after being the first PC maker to...

13 by Brett Howse on 4/1/2019

HP to Introduce AMOLED Envy and Spectre Laptops in April

HP is on track to start sales of laptops featuring a 15.6-inch AMOLED display in April, the company said recently. The first systems to get the innovative screens will...

41 by Anton Shilov on 3/28/2019

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 Review: Surface Essentials

Microsoft’s Surface lineup was created to bring a spark of innovation into the PC industry at a time where much of the competition was slow to change, and slow...

59 by Brett Howse on 3/28/2019

HP Reveals Envy x360 15 Laptops with AMD's Latest Ryzen APUs

HP on Tuesday introduced its new 15.6-inch convertible notebooks based on AMD’s Ryzen Mobile 3000-series APUs. The new HP Envy x360 15 are positioned as inexpensive 15.6-inch-class laptops for...

54 by Anton Shilov on 3/19/2019

Acer’s TravelMate X514-51: A 14-Inch Commercial Laptop under 1 kg (2.2 lbs)

Acer has introduced its new thin-and-light commercial notebook aimed at small and medium businesses. Outfitted with a 14-inch display and based on Intel’s Core i5/i7 processors, the TravelMate X514-51...

19 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2019

HP Expands 2018 Battery Recall Program, Delayed Announcement Due To Govt Shutdown

HP started a voluntarily recall program of around 50,000 batteries back in early 2018. This year the company expanded the program with another 78,500 battery packs as it had...

4 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2019

The Lenovo Yoga C930 Review: Atmos Acoustics

Back when laptops were just finding their way into the new world of touch, Lenovo’s Yoga design ended up inspiring the industry, and Lenovo has moved their 360° hinge...

33 by Brett Howse on 3/1/2019

Chuwi To Launch Core M Powered AeroBook And Ubook Models

Chuwi has reached out to let us know that they are releasing a couple of new products soon. In a big move from the low-cost laptop maker, they are...

30 by Brett Howse on 2/28/2019

Lenovo to Launch a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Laptop with 5G

At Qualcomm’s press event today at Mobile World Congress, Lenovo representatives came on stage to confirm that the company will be building a new laptop using the Snapdragon 8cx...

9 by Ian Cutress on 2/25/2019

NVIDIA Quietly Releases GeForce MX250 & MX230: Entry-Level Laptop GeForce

With the launch of their GeForce 20 Series parts already well underway, it was only a matter of time until NVIDIA updated their low-end parts as well, and that...

24 by Ryan Smith on 2/21/2019

The Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop Review: Absolutely AMD - Ryzen Plus Polaris

Today we are taking a look at the Acer Nitro 5, which is one of the least expensive ways to get into a gaming laptop. Acer offers several models...

90 by Brett Howse on 2/15/2019

Samsung Unveils 15.6-Inch Ultra-HD OLED Display for Laptops

Samsung has announced its 15.6-inch OLED monitor for notebooks. The Ultra-HD display features very advanced specifications, will go into mass production next month, and will be used by leading...

39 by Anton Shilov on 1/24/2019

ASUS ROG 'Mothership' GZ700GX 17.3-inch G-Sync Gaming Laptop with Detachable Keyboard

ASUS has introduced its unique ROG Mothership GZ700GX convertible desktop replacement laptop that combines performance, mobility, and versatility of a desktop computer. Equipped with a G-Sync-enabled 17.3-inch display featuring...

22 by Anton Shilov on 1/24/2019

Dynabook Shows Off New G-Series Laptops: Under 2 Pound Ultrabook With 19 Hour Battery Life

Dynabook, a maker of laptops from Japan, has unveiled its new 13-inch G-series ultra-portable laptops. Based around Intel's 15W dual and quad-core Whiskey Lake-U processors, the G-series aims to...

24 by Anton Shilov on 1/23/2019

The Microsoft Surface Go LTE Review: Unmatched Mobility

Microsoft’s Surface Pro lineup has been a design win for the company for several years now. The Surface Go was launched in July of 2018 as a lower-cost version...

81 by Brett Howse on 1/17/2019

CES 2019: MSI PS63 Modern Notebook, a 15.6-inch with 16 Hours Battery Life

Designed with content creators and designers in mind, the new 15.6" MSI PS63 Modern looks to make a bold statement. The key feature for this new notebook is the...

36 by Ian Cutress & Gavin Bonshor on 1/15/2019

CES 2019: MSI's Gaming Laptop Lineup With NVIDIA RTX Graphics

MSI is one of the latest manufacturers to launch a new range of gaming laptops with two new gaming models with upgraded graphics. Hitting the market is the slimline...

10 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/15/2019

Dell at CES 2019: Alienware m17 Packs Core i9, GeForce RTX into 17.3-Inch Chassis

Having launched Alienware m15 ultra-thin gaming laptops last year and updated them this week, Dell is rolling out more notebooks for gamers concerned about compact dimensions. The new Alienware...

18 by Anton Shilov on 1/11/2019

Lenovo at CES 2019: ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gets Thinner Aluminum Body, 4K HDR LCD

Lenovo has announced its fourth generation ThinkPad X1 Yoga convertible laptop. The new notebook will come in thinner all-aluminum chassis and will also get lighter than ever when it...

12 by Anton Shilov on 1/11/2019

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