Notebooks

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 productivity applications. In addition, the company announced its new Intel-based HP Envy x360 15 PCs. HP’s AMD Ryzen 3000 and Intel Core i5/i7-based Envy x360 15 convertibles use exactly the same sand-blasted anodized aluminum chassis and thus have the same dimensions (17 mm z-height) and weight (~ 2 kilograms). The only visual difference between AMD and Intel-powered Envy x360 15 PCs is the color: the former features HP’s Nightfall Black finish, whereas the latter features HP’s Natural Silver finish. Overall the new 15.6-inch Envy x360 convertible laptops feature a 28% smaller bezel when compared to the...

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...

3 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2019

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...

37 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

CES 2019: Dell Alienware Area-51m DTR Laptop with Core i9-9900K & GeForce RTX

In the recent years a number of PC makers have introduced desktop replacement-class notebooks with processors originally developed for desktops. Meanwhile, large OEMs tend to be more conservative and...

33 by Anton Shilov on 1/18/2019

CES 2019: ASUS Reveals StudioBook S W700 Workstation with Xeon & Quadro

At CES this year, ASUS introduced its first mobile workstation aimed at professionals who work with graphics applications. The new system can be equipped with six-core Intel Core or...

19 by Anton Shilov on 1/17/2019

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...

10 by Anton Shilov on 1/11/2019

Lenovo at CES 2019: 7th Gen ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gets Thinner

Lenovo this week introduced its 7th Generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptops. The new notebooks got a number of tangible improvements when compared to their predecessors. The latest ThinkPad X1...

15 by Anton Shilov on 1/10/2019

CES 2019: Huawei Launches the Matebook 13

Today one of the best notebooks I’ve ever tested is getting an update: Huawei’s new Matebook 13 is the generational update to the Matebook X. In it we get...

10 by Ian Cutress on 1/7/2019

Dell at CES 2019: Alienware m15 Gets Core i9, GeForce RTX, & 4K HDR400 Display Upgrade

Released last October, Dell's Alienware m15 laptop was the brand’s first attempt to address the growing market for stylish and portable gaming laptops. The 15.6-inch machine indeed looks very...

3 by Anton Shilov on 1/7/2019

CES 2019 Quick Byte: Ryzen 7 3750H inside the ASUS FX505DY TUF Gaming with 120 Hz Freesync

One of AMD's announcements today involved its new 35W 2nd Generation Ryzen Mobile processors, and part of that announcement showed one of the first notebooks that will incorporate these...

3 by Ian Cutress on 1/6/2019

HP at CES 2019: HP Spectre x360 15 Gets AMOLED Display

HP plans to release a revamped version of its current-generation Spectre x360 15 convertible laptop with a 15.6-inch AMOLED display this year, the company has revealed ahead of CES...

9 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

AMD at CES 2019: Ryzen Mobile 3000-Series Launched, 2nd Gen Mobile at 15W and 35W, and Chromebooks

This year at CES, we have a series of announcements from AMD before the company's keynote presentation. Addressing the company's mobile offerings, AMD is launching the first parts of...

70 by Ian Cutress on 1/6/2019

Dell at CES 2019: Latitude 7400 2-in-1 with 24hr Battery, Optional QC Modem

Ahead of CES 2019, Dell introduced its new Latitude 7400 2-in-1 convertible laptop that brings together high portability, a rich feature set, and an extremely long battery life. One...

23 by Anton Shilov on 1/4/2019

Samsung Unveils 2019 Notebook 9 Pen 13 & 15

Samsung on Thursday introduced its next-generation Notebook 9 convertible laptops that will hit the market next year. The new lineup of convertibles includes models with a 13.3-inch display or...

38 by Anton Shilov on 12/14/2018

LG Releases Gram 17 Laptop: An Ultra-Thin Notebook with a 17.3-Inch Display

Due to their size and lack of portability, 17-inch notebooks are not exactly popular among road warriors. Instead this is largely the domain of desktop replacement-class machines, which in...

31 by Anton Shilov on 12/6/2018

Razer Unveils New Blade Stealth 13: Quad-Core Whiskey Lake, dGPU, 4K UHD

Razer on Tuesday introduced its all-new Razer Blade Stealth 13 laptop that became a bit more compact than its predecessors, yet gained a higher resolution display, a discrete GPU...

27 by Anton Shilov on 12/4/2018

ASUS Releases VivoBook 14 (X420UA): Inexpensive Ultra-Portable with Premium Look & Feel

ASUS has introduced its latest mainstream VivoBook 14 laptop, with the new model in some ways bringing the series a bit closer to its premium counterparts. The new VivoBook...

16 by Anton Shilov on 11/28/2018

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