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Computing, Hardware

Apple MacBook Air M2 (2022) review: all-new Air

October 10, 2022

Via: The Verge

After 14 years, three revisions, and two different processor architectures, the iconic wedge shape of the MacBook Air is now history. In its place is a MacBook Air with a completely new design that’s the same thickness from front to […]


Computing, Hardware

Acer Adopts Ryzen Pro for New Swift Edge Laptop

October 7, 2022

Via: Tom's Hardware

Acer is turning its premiere ultraportable into a bit of a business laptop. The company has debuted the Swift Edge, a 16-inch notebook using AMD Ryzen processors, up the the Ryzen 7 Pro 6850U (though also some non-Pro chips). The […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD announces Ryzen 7020 mobile processors for ‘the everyday laptop’

September 20, 2022

Via: The Verge

AMD has announced its new “Mendocino” Ryzen 7020 and Athlon 7020 series of mobile processors. The chips, competing with the likes of Intel’s Core i3, are meant to power lower-cost and lower-powered devices — in the words of AMD’s presentation, […]


Computing, Hardware

Some Lenovo Ryzen laptops are now only running Windows

July 11, 2022

Via: Techradar

Some Lenovo laptops powered by AMD Rembrandt chips and Microsoft’s Pluton security co-processor are being restricted to Windows operating systems, reports have claimed. The quirk was initially found by Linux security expert Matthew Garrett, who found he had difficulties getting […]


Computing, Hardware

Apple Announces MacBook Air M2 Availability Dates: Pre-Orders Start This Friday

July 6, 2022

Via: Tom's Hardware

Apple on Wednesday said that it would start taking pre-orders on its next-generation MacBook Air laptop, starting this Friday, July 8th. And will start actual sales of the systems on July 15th. The new machines will be available this month […]


Computing, Hardware

Apple’s M2-equipped 13-inch MacBook Pro opens for preorders on June 17th

June 14, 2022

Via: The Verge

During its WWDC 2022 event last week, Apple revealed its M2 chip and the redesigned MacBook Air, which got most of the attention, though it won’t be the first laptop with the new CPU that you can buy. Apple will […]


Computing, Hardware

Some Lenovo laptops may be carrying a serious security flaw

April 18, 2022

Via: Techradar

Cybersecurity experts from ESET have found three security flaws in hundreds of different Lenovo laptop models which could put millions of users at risk. ESET said exploiting these vulnerabilities would allow attackers to deploy and successfully execute UEFI malware either […]


Computing, Hardware

Windows 11’s new feature is good news for your laptop battery

February 18, 2022

Via: Techradar

Windows 11 has just given the Task Manager a smart new feature to tame apps which are being resource hogs, something that could help, well, everyone of course, but especially laptop users thanks to ensuing battery life benefits. Note that […]


Computing, Hardware

Samsung’s OLED displays are bringing laptop visuals up to speed

December 28, 2021

Via: Mashable

You want your laptop to be fast, light, and reliable, but while you’re focused on the behind-the-scenes specs you may be overlooking one of the most important features staring you right in the face: the display. Even though many of […]


Computing, Hardware

The best Chromebook for 2021

December 9, 2021

Via: The Verge

The best Chromebooks aren’t just laptops that run a few Google apps anymore. Chromebooks can cover a wide variety of computing needs now, and a good Chrome OS laptop or two-in-one can be more useful than a mediocre Windows or […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Non-compliant PCs running Windows 11 are getting updates after all

October 14, 2021

Via: Techradar

When Microsoft released Windows 11, it was made clear that anyone trying to forcibly run the new operating system on a non-compliant device wouldn’t receive supported updates. In fact, some attempts to run the OS resulted in users reporting a […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 11 system requirements – is your PC compatible?

October 5, 2021

Via: Techradar

Microsoft’s latest (and greatly anticipated) operating system, Windows 11, has finally arrived, which means you can now upgrade for free if you currently use Windows 10. Or at least, you can if your PC or Laptop meets the lofty system […]


Computing, Hardware

The best Chromebooks for pretty much anything you want to do

September 24, 2021

Via: Mashable

The best Chromebooks are the perfect examples of how Chrome OS has outgrown its label of being solely a cheaper device that isn’t quite a fully-featured laptop but gives you more than what a tablet can offer. It’s time to […]


Computing, Hardware

Lenovo made a wireless charger for your laptop

June 24, 2021

Via: The Verge

Lenovo has announced a new product called the Go Wireless Charging Kit, which lets you retrofit wireless charging functionality to a wide variety of laptops. It makes use of “Power by Contact” technology from Energy Square, rather than the more […]


Computing, Hardware

Razer finally launches an AMD-powered Blade laptop

June 15, 2021

Via: TechSpot

AMD’s resurgence in the desktop space has arguably been more impactful than its mobile offerings, and that’s largely because laptop OEMs have been rather slow to adopt the platform. Nevertheless, the new Razer Blade 14 appears to be a solid […]


Computing, Hardware

Dell XPS 13 OLED review: more pixels, more money

June 14, 2021

Via: The Verge

If you’ve been waiting for a 13-inch laptop with the best display technology out there, Dell now has an option for you. Dell has finally released an OLED version of its XPS 13, and I’m typing this review on it […]


Computing, Hardware

MSI’s Creator 17 is the ‘world’s very first’ Mini LED laptop

January 8, 2020

Via: The Verge

MSI is showing off its Creator 17 laptop at CES 2020, which it says is the “world’s very first” laptop to feature a Mini LED display. By using much smaller LEDs as a backlight, the laptop’s 17-inch 4K display can […]


Computing, Hardware

Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pro is no more

November 13, 2019

Via: The Verge

The arrival of Apple’s new 16-inch MacBook Pro comes with an unexpected twist: the classic 15-inch model is being phased out entirely. The 16-inch MacBook Pro is replacing it in the lineup, coming in at the same $2,399 starting price. […]


Computing, Hardware

Samsung introduces a fleet of Ultrabooks with the first QLED displays for laptops

October 29, 2019

Via: Techradar

Samsung’s phones might get most of the attention, but the company has its share of laptops as well. And, with the introduction of the new Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion lines, it’s delivering even more in the way […]


Computing, Hardware, Operating Systems

Huawei MateBook laptops now come with Linux

September 16, 2019

Via: Techradar

Huawei has launched a new range of its popular MateBook series of laptops powered by Linux but unfortunately, you’ll have to be in China to pick one up. The launch of the last MateBook in the US was canceled following […]