Articles about Laptops

Samsung’s Latest Chromebook Could Be Easy On The Wallet
Chromebooks generally have a pretty good reputation for being affordable, but it seems that Samsung could have something that’s even more affordable. This will come in the form of a new Chromebook that the company is calling the Galaxy Chromebook Go, which based on its specs would suggest that this will be easy on your wallet.

AppleCare+ Just Got Cheaper For The M1 MacBook Air And MacBook Pro
If you need extended warranty for your Apple device, AppleCare+ is the answer. However, it isn’t always the cheapest and it’s kind of like buying insurance – you’ll be glad you bought it when you need it, but it can sometimes be a bit of a tough pill to swallow given its pricing, but there is some good news on that front.

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 4 : RTX A5000 + Next-Gen Webcam
Lenovo has updated its ThinkPad P-Series with a brand new ThinkPad P1 Gen 4, ThinkPad P15, and ThinkPad P17. Since we have reviewed the Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 3, this new version is of particular interest as it brings significant improvements to a user experience I’m familiar with.

Razer Blade 14: An Uber-14-Inch Gaming Laptop
Razer has announced the new Razer Blade 14, a thin (0.66-inch thick, 3.92 Lbs) and compact gaming laptop powered by the powerful AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor.The Ryzen 9 5900HX (8-core, 16-threads) can be classified as a ~45W TDP processor (35-54W in fact), but we’re unsure what actual TDP Razer aimed for with this design. The integrated vapor-chamber cooling will do everything it can to dissipate the heat, but the […]

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Apple Might Have Confirmed The M1X Macs
Were you disappointed when at WWDC Apple did not announce new MacBook Pros like the rumors said they would? If you are disappointed, you’re not alone, but at the same time, it’s hard to be surprised as WWDC is usually software focused. Sure, Apple did announce the M1 chipsets last year at WWDC, but it felt like a one-off thing.

New MacBook Pros Now Expected In Q3 2021
Ahead of WWDC 2021, there were reports and rumors that Apple might actually debut new MacBook Pros at the event. Clearly that did not happen, much to the disappointment of some we imagine, so the question is when can we expect to see Apple’s rumored redesigned MacBook Pros?

Alienware X15 and X17 Gaming Laptops, With Uber-Cooling
Alienware rocked the gaming world by launching thin gaming laptops equipped with some of the most powerful CPUs and GPUs available on the market. At 15.9mm (X15) and 20.9mm (X17) thin, these new Alienware laptops are visually even more attractive than their M15 and M17 predecessors.

Mini LED MacBook Pro Expected In Second Half Of 2021
Apple’s MacBook laptops are still using LCD screens. This is versus the iPhone which has switched to OLED, and the iPad Pros which have adopted mini LED. However, that could change later this year because a report from DigiTimes is claiming that Apple is expected to launch mini LED MacBook Pros later this year.

14-inch And 16-inch MacBook Pros Expected At WWDC 2021
Last year, Apple introduced their new M1 powered 13-inch MacBook Pro laptops, but it also begged the question of what happened to Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro? Obviously Apple will be giving it an update. An earlier rumor suggested that it might actually be unveiled at WWDC 2021, which analysts now believe to be true as well.

Apple Had Once Considered Making A 15-inch MacBook Air
Apple’s MacBook Air is one of the company’s most famous laptops. Not only is it incredibly thin, but its relatively affordable price makes it one of Apple’s cheaper laptops. It is currently offered with a 13-inch display, although previously there was also an 11-inch option, but it turns out that at some point in time, Apple almost made a 15-inch version.

Intel’s Latest 11th Gen Processor Brings 5.0GHz Clock Speeds To Thin Laptops
When we think of thin and light laptops, the goal here is obviously portability. If you wanted a more powerful laptop, you probably have to opt for something a bit bigger with the necessary hardware to give it that extra kick, but that might not be needed anymore. This is thanks to Intel’s latest 11th gen processors.

Acer Predator Helios 500 and ConceptD 7 Ezel Graphics-Oriented Laptops
During today’s Acer’s hour-long next@Acer global press conference, the company has launched nearly 20 new laptops, an impressive line-up by any metric. Among these, there are a couple that I find particularly interesting, namely the Predator Helios 500 and the ConceptD 7 Ezel, two very powerful laptops priced at ~$2499 and aimed at slightly different users.The Acer Predator Helios 500 (model PH517-52, official page) is a 17.3-inch gaming laptop. As […]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen2 Processor For Entry-Level Windows PCs, Chromebooks
This week, Qualcomm is launching its second-generation Snapdragon 7c hardware platform to power affordable laptops on Windows and Chrome OS, and by “affordable,” we mean sub-$400 computers.This new product is not vastly different from the first generation, and there are no substantial architectural changes. Instead, it is an optimization and offers slightly higher clock speeds to augment performance, going from 2.4GHz to 2.55 GHz on the two high-performance A76 CPU […]

USB-C Upgrade Will Let It Deliver Up To 240W Of Power
If there is a reason why we don’t see all devices and computers rely on USB-C for power, it is because the current standard of USB-C tops out at 100W. This is usually more than enough to power things like smartphones and tablets and some laptops, but for more power-hungry gadgets, not so much.

Apple Could Debut New MacBook Pro At WWDC
We’ve been hearing for a while that Apple could be working on a new and redesigned MacBook Pro, but when will we be seeing this computer? Given that last year Apple refreshed some of its Mac computers towards the end of the year, we assumed it would be the case this year as well, but apparently not.

Apple’s Next-Gen MacBook Pro Could Sport M1X Chipset
We know that Apple is for sure working on a next-gen MacBook Pro model, which even without the rumors is a given, but what kind of hardware are we looking at? According to iOS developer Dylandkt, it seems that the next MacBook Air could be powered by the M1X chipset, a variation of the current M1.

Chromebook Users Will Soon Be Able To Access Photos From Their Android Phone
Apple’s ecosystem is so tightly integrated that users can move between devices with ease. They can easily cast videos from their iPhone to the Apple TV, share clipboards across devices, transfer files between the iPhone and a Mac wirelessly, and also sync photos, contacts, calendar events, and more.

Higher-End MacBook Air With 10 Graphics Cores In The Works
Apple’s MacBook Air laptops, ever since the lineup was introduced, has been Apple’s entry-level laptop to the MacBook lineup. As such, they aren’t exactly the most powerful laptops in the world, but they’re usually more than capable of getting the job done for regular day-to-day kind of activities and tasks.

Redesigned MacBook Pro Expected To Launch This Summer
For a while now we have heard rumors that Apple could be redesigning the MacBook Pro. The laptop has pretty much maintained its design for quite a while now and it is due for a refresh, especially with Apple planning on introducing the Apple Silicon chipset to it. The good news is that the redesign could launch this summer.

MacBooks With Mini LED Displays Might Be Delayed To 2022
With the launch of the new iPad Pro, Apple introduced mini LED display technology to the tablet. It is also the first time we’re seeing the use of mini LEDs in any of Apple’s products, and we expect that Apple will eventually bring it to other devices. In fact, it has been rumored that the 2021 MacBook Pro refresh could actually see the use of mini LED displays.