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Dell: XPS 13 with Kaby Lake CPUs announced in Japan

Dell: XPS 13 with Kaby Lake CPUs announced in Japan (Update: International Release announced)

Very quietly, Dell announced a new version of their best selling (probably) consumer-ultrabook. The Dell XPS 13 caused a lot of commotion in the Notebook segment in the last years, and it has started a trend towards smaller display-bezels in the clamshell-formfactor. Now Dell has announced the new version with the 7th Gen of Core i CPUs - for now only in Jap...
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The Asus Zenbook Flip UX360 will feature Kaby Lake processors and should be available in a few weeks.

Asus Zenbook Flip UX360: New versions with Kaby Lake processors

The Zenbook Flip UX360 will come out with new versions pretty soon. According to shop listings from Switzerland, Asus might release a refresh of the series with new Kaby Lake processors soon.
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Stay tuned! A major update to the MacBook Pro is coming.

Apple's CEO Tim Cook saying "Stay tuned!" to Mac user asking for newer Macs.

Now, that the iPhone 7 and the Apple Watch Series 2 are out, Apple fans turn towards their Macs and are asking for an update. At least one user did, who wished to remain anonymous but wrote to Tim Cook asking him, if he is pulling away from the Mac line.
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Kaby Lake (Core i7-7500U) Review: Skylake on Steroids

Kaby Lake (Core i7-7500U) Review: Skylake on Steroids

Surprisingly powerful. Not a new architecture and not a new process – but Intel's gently optimized Kaby Lake generation still manages a significant frequency and performance jump. We tested the new Core i7-7500U. Update 09/12/2016: New benchmarks of the Core i5-7200U.
Intel Core i7-7500U | Intel HD Graphics 620 |
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

September 2016 update. Here you will find the current best subnotebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Ultrabooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Ultrabooks

September 2016 update. Here you will find the best Ultrabooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the past few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

September 2016 update. Here you will find the best convertibles reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
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Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook 12, Air 11 and Air 13

Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook 12, Air 11 and Air 13

Lighter than Air? Apple shocked the whole industry with the first MacBook Air: We had never seen such a slim and light notebook before. However, in the meantime the other manufacturers have come up with several slim Windows devices that are good alternatives to the current MacBooks. Update September 2016
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The Razer Blade Stealth was updated with Kaby Lake CPU and bigger battery.

Razer: Blade Stealth Ultrabook updated with Kaby Lake CPU and bigger battery

Razer's Highend Ultrabook Blade Stealth was updated with a 7th Generation Kaby Lake Intel processor and a bigger battery. Prices start at 1.000 US-Dollars.
Sorry, folks! Future silicon requires the latest Microsoft platform.

Microsoft: Intel Kaby Lake- and AMD Zen-Chips only support Windows 10

Microsoft, Intel and AMD made it clear, that earlier Microsoft platforms before Windows 10 will not be supported anymore on next generation silicon. This could lead to Skylake-hardware being in high demand for the foreseeable future.
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Lenovo unveils 12.2-inch Miix 510 2-in-1 detachable

IFA 2016 | Lenovo unveils 12.2-inch Miix 510 2-in-1 detachable

The Miix 510 is shipping next month with Skylake U-series options and a 16:10 1920 x 1200 resolution display for a starting price of 700 Euros.
We were live at IFA 2016 to check out Asus' next generation of Ultrabooks (Source: Asus)

IFA 2016 | Hands-on with the Asus ZenBook 3

The ZenBook 3 won't be out until October, but we were able to preview a unit at IFA to get a feel for its ultra-wide keyboard and build quality.
Lenovo Yoga 910: Convertible-flagship with Kaby Lake, unibody-chassis und bezel-less display

IFA 2016 | Lenovo Yoga 910: Convertible-flagship with Kaby Lake, unibody-chassis und bezel-less display

Lenovo announced its newest newest flagship in the convertible category today. The Lenovo Yoga 910 is supposed to convince potential buyers with a Aluminum unibody-chassis, a fingerprint-sensor for Windows Hello and a display with almost no bezel around it.
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Samsung delays GDDR6 to 2018

Samsung delays GDDR6 to 2018

Samsung delays production of GDDR6 memory until 2018, anticipates greater performance and efficiency over GDDR5X.
Andromium Superbook will be a second display for both Windows and Macs

Andromium Superbook will be a second display for both Windows and Macs

The Kickstarter campaign has met its goals to begin producing a notebook shell that can act as external displays for Windows PCs, Macs, and Android devices.
AMD announces new Zen architecture for a launch by Holiday 2016

AMD announces new Zen architecture for a launch by Holiday 2016

A tech demo shows an octa-core Zen CPU edging out the Core i7-6900K in clock-to-clock benchmark tests. AMD "Naples" and Raven Ridge" platforms for servers and notebooks will not launch until 2017.
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HP EliteBook 1030 G1 Subnotebook Review

88% HP EliteBook 1030 G1 Subnotebook Review

Happy without a fan. Despite its passively cooled Core-m processor, the EliteBook 1030 G1 can convince with excellent application performance, great input devices and a bright IPS display. Did HP create the new reference in the subnotebook segment?
Intel Core m7-6Y75 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Microsoft promising free Holographic update for Windows 10 PCs in 2017

Microsoft promising free Holographic update for Windows 10 PCs in 2017

Intel and Microsoft will iron out the specifications and hardware necessary to bring "mixed reality" VR applications to all mainstream Windows 10 PCs by next year.
Lenovo Yoga 910 leak shows narrower bezels and a larger 13.9-inch screen (Source: Roland Quandt)

Lenovo Yoga 910 leak shows narrower bezels and a larger 13.9-inch screen

The Yoga 900 successor will likely be unveiled this coming IFA 2016 with Kaby Lake in tow and a launch later this year.
Lenovo teaser video hints at new product announcements for IFA 2016

Lenovo teaser video hints at new product announcements for IFA 2016

The manufacturer is expected to show off a host of products and refreshes next month in Berlin including unannounced MotoMods and Yoga convertibles.
Apple MacBook Pro refresh could be smaller and thinner with AMD Polaris GPU options (Source: Martin Hajek)

Apple MacBook Pro refresh could be smaller and thinner with AMD Polaris GPU options

A Bloomberg report lines up almost perfectly with existing rumors regarding a secondary OLED display and Touch ID functionality for the next generation of MacBook Pros.
Xiaomi notebook teardown shows exactly what makes it tick

Xiaomi notebook teardown shows exactly what makes it tick

The 13.3-inch Xiaomi is a respectable piece of hardware for being Xiaomi's first entry into the notebook world.
Livefan S1 Ultrabook available for 600 Euros

Livefan S1 Ultrabook available for 600 Euros

The 13.3-inch notebook from China offers a QHD IPS display, Core M CPU, 8 GB RAM, and a design that borrows liberally from the MacBook 13.
Toshiba Portégé Z20t-C-121 Detachable Review

85% Toshiba Portégé Z20t-C-121 Detachable Review

Business device with stamina. Toshiba primarily did a facelift with the Portégé Z20t-C: The C models come with Skylake processors now and bring a Type-C USB port (USB 3.1 Gen 1). Despite a price north of about 2000 Euros (~$2234), the device is not flawless.
Intel Core m7-6Y75 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.5" | 1.5 kg
HP Spectre x360 and Dell XPS 13 star in Microsoft's latest advertisements

HP Spectre x360 and Dell XPS 13 star in Microsoft's latest advertisements

Microsoft is slamming Apple yet again in a series of new ads boasting the popular HP convertible and Dell XPS notebook.
Asus to raise prices by as much as 9 percent in the UK

Asus to raise prices by as much as 9 percent in the UK

Starting this October, retail prices of Asus notebooks will go up in the country as a direct response to the British exit.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED) Convertible Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED) Convertible Review

A class of its own. Lenovo goes all-in with the ThinkPad X1 Yoga 20FRS1VS00. The icing on the cake is the OLED screen. Our review update will find out how the flagship convertible from Lenovo performs.
Intel Core i7-6600U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.3 kg
Asus to make SSDs an option across its entire notebook portfolio

Asus to make SSDs an option across its entire notebook portfolio

Users will be able to choose between a HDD or SSD on even budget Asus notebooks without needing to install one themselves after purchasing.
How-to guide: PCIe SSD upgrade using the Dell XPS 13 (9350) as an example

How-to guide: PCIe SSD upgrade using the Dell XPS 13 (9350) as an example

Our step-by-step tutorial explains how to upgrade the Dell XPS 13 2016 (9350) quickly and easily with larger and faster PCIe NVMe SSDs. Which ones are compatible? How does an upgrade impact the performance?
Microsoft teasing new Surface devices for 2016 and 2017

Microsoft teasing new Surface devices for 2016 and 2017

Microsoft's on-campus Hall of Fame raises suspicions on at least four new Surface devices yet to be revealed with one coming before the end of 2016.
Microsoft issuing final reminder for free Windows 10 upgrade period

Microsoft issuing final reminder for free Windows 10 upgrade period

Forget small notification bubbles. The free Windows 10 upgrade period is going out with a bang and with a fullscreen warning for those still running Windows 7 SP1 or 8.1.
Dell Latitude 12 E7270 Notebook Review

86% Dell Latitude 12 E7270 Notebook Review

Road warrior. Dell's Latitude 7000 lineup is synonymous with high quality in the business sector. Our in-depth review uncovers whether the latest 12.5-inch model fulfills this claim and whether Dell can outpace the competition.
Intel Core i5-6300U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12.5" | 1.4 kg
X1 Yoga: WQHD OLED (left) vs. FHD IPS (right)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga with OLED panel now available

The configuration was originally announced with an April launch date, but is now finally available for about 2569 Euros.
Lenovo IdeaPad 710S-13ISK 80SW0031US Notebook Review

84% Lenovo IdeaPad 710S-13ISK 80SW0031US Notebook Review

Small and affordable. The lowest-end SKU for the Ideapad 710S is actually very fairly priced at $700 USD for anyone in need of a lightweight and portable 13.3-inch notebook with respectable performance and battery life.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Razer Core shipping on August 12th for $500 USD

Early Razer Core tests show poor compatibility with non-Razer notebooks

Early reviews point to a performance retention of about 85 to 90 percent compared to an equivalent desktop system. Compatibility with other notebooks aside from the Razer Blade and Blade Stealth are also unstable.
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Lenovo Solution Center gets patched after discovering major vulnerabilities (Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo Solution Center gets patched after discovering major vulnerabilities

Owners of Lenovo systems are being urged to update LSC to version 3.3.003 or later to avoid unauthorized takeovers.
Microsoft to begin phasing out the Surface 3 tablet

Microsoft to begin phasing out the Surface 3 tablet

The aging and less expensive Surface 3 tablet will end production later this year with no known official successors down the road.
Microsoft Edge boasts longer battery life than Chrome or Firefox

Microsoft Edge boasts longer battery life than Chrome or Firefox

Microsoft's own testing conditions show Edge outlasting Chrome and Firefox by as much as three and two hours, respectively.
Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (Core i7, 940MX, 3K) Notebook Review

89% Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (Core i7, 940MX, 3K) Notebook Review

All of everything! Equipped with a Core i7 processor, 3K display, and dedicated graphics, the T560 aims to take the lead in our business charts. But, is the generous number of features justify a price of almost 2000 Euros (~$2267).
Intel Core i7-6600U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
1 TB SSD SKUs now available for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book

1 TB SSD SKUs now available for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book

The new high-end configurations are coming to Europe early next month with pre-orders starting this week.
AMD announces Radeon RX 460, RX 470, and RX 480M

AMD announces Radeon RX 460, RX 470, and RX 480M

AMD details power-efficient Polaris 11 architecture and hints at upcoming RX 480M for notebooks.
Asus ASUSPRO Advanced B8430UA-FA0084E Notebook Review

87% Asus ASUSPRO Advanced B8430UA-FA0084E Notebook Review

Simple elegance. Asus wants to meet the growing expectations of business customers with new features and more performance for the AsusPro Advanced B8430UA. The basics are covered with a ULV processor, sufficient memory and a fast SSD. Read our review to find out how the AsusPro Advanced B8430UA works in practice.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.6 kg
Asus Zenbook Flip UX360 Windows convertible with Intel Skylake processor now available in the US

Asus Zenbook Flip UX360 hits the US market

This 13.3-inch Windows convertible is powered by an Intel Core M processor and can be acquired in the US starting at $699 USD.
The seventh generation of Intel processors will be the first in its family with native HDR de/encoding

Intel Kaby Lake will have native support for HDR movies

The next generation of Asus Ultrabooks and 2-in-1s will be one of the first consumer models to ship with Kaby Lake processors capable of native HDR video playback.
Unofficial renderings show benefits of OLED bar for MacBook refresh

Unofficial renderings show benefits of OLED bar for MacBook refresh

At least one fan is visualizing what a MacBook Pro with a secondary OLED panel can do including Search, Spotify, system status, and more.
HP EliteBook Folio G1 Subnotebook Review

90% HP EliteBook Folio G1 Subnotebook Review

More than just a gadget?! HP now also offers passively cooled business notebooks and the EliteBook Folio G1 is a particularly light and thin 12.5-inch device. It is no surprise that the performance is not very high, but can you still use the small subnotebook in a productive environment?
Intel Core m5-6Y54 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.5" | 979 g
Lenovo ThinkPad X260 (Core i7, FHD) Subnotebook Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad X260 (Core i7, FHD) Subnotebook Review

Mobile Office. Lenovo's small subnotebook is noteworthy for its very decent keyboard and long battery life. An LTE modem allows access to the Internet while on-the-go. All things considered, the ThinkPad X260 is a solid offering.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12.5" | 1.4 kg
Five Thunderbolt 3-based docking stations designed to be compatible with any notebook sporting the port

Gigabyte unveils Thunderbolt 3 external GPU docking station

The Taiwanese manufacturer showed off multiple conceptual docking stations that make use of the super-speedy 40 Gbps connection bandwidth including the GP-T3GFx and GP-TBT3.
Acer external graphics dock could be coming this September with a GTX 960M GPU

Acer external graphics dock could be coming this September

The GTX 960M docking station made a return at Computex this year with a potentially new launch date.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 successor coming spring 2017 with Kaby Lake processor and 16 GB RAM

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 expected to arrive next spring

This new convertible is expected to feature a 7th generation Intel Kaby Lake processor, 16 GB RAM, as well as a 4K display option.

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)