Notebooks

As a journalist and an editor that in any given year travels around the world to attend events, having the best device that helps me write news and generate content is always on my mind. Having a device with more battery life, or more performance, or can deal with dodgy Wi-Fi connections, or can process photos and video while having a good display at a nice price are all factors. Weight is also an important one, as it gets lugged around for 12+ hours a day, and I don’t want to be carrying around too many dongles for everything. The new XMG DJ 15 might be a contender for one of the best devices to do this with. The XMG DJ 15 is a 15-inch...

Blink Quickly: Acer’s Predator Triton 500 Gets a 300 Hz Display

Introduced earlier this year, Acer’s Predator Triton 500 turned out to be a formidable 15.6-inch gaming PC that brought together rather extreme performance and relatively compact dimensions. Starting this...

10 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Acer’s Predator Triton 300: Thin Laptop w/ Core i7, GeForce GTX 1650, PowerGem

Numerous mobile gamers nowadays demand not only performance, but also portability. In an attempt to bring together gaming-grade performance and compactness of mainstream laptops, Acer developed its all-new Predator...

6 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Acer Unveils ConceptD 7 Pro: Core i7, Quadro RTX 5000, 4K Calibrated Monitor

Acer has announced its new lineup of laptops aimed at professionals and offering appropriate performance, capabilities, and certifications from ISVs. Acer’s Concept D Pro notebooks use Intel’s processors as...

6 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Acer Launches 2019 Swift 5: 14-Inch, Ice Lake, GeForce MX 250, 990 Grams

Acer introduced its new ultra-portable Swift 5 notebook at its Next@Acer event in Berlin, Germany. Weighing less than 1 kilogram, the new 14-inch machine appears to be one of...

14 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

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...

19 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...

20 by Anton Shilov on 8/27/2019

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...

17 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

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

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...

25 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...

20 by Anton Shilov on 7/12/2019

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