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New 2017 HP Spectre x360 15 is now thicker and more powerful

CES 2017 | New 2017 HP Spectre x360 15 is now thicker and more powerful

The Kaby Lake Spectre x360 update sacrifices size and weight for a much more capable multimedia system starting at $1279 USD.
HP EliteBook x360 is the world's thinnest 13-inch convertible

CES 2017 | HP EliteBook x360 is the world's thinnest 13-inch convertible

Users will be able to configure up to a 4K UHD display, 16 GB RAM, Core i7 Kaby Lake CPU, Sure View privacy screen, and new hardware-based security features.
Lenovo: Updated ThinkPad X1 familiy announced (X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga, X1 Tablet)

CES 2017 | Lenovo: Updated ThinkPad X1 familiy announced (X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga, X1 Tablet)

Right before the start of CES, Lenovo is announcing the new ThinkPad X1 models. The highlight: The redesigned X1 Carbon. Aside from that, X1 Yoga and X1 Tablet are also updated with the newest Kaby Lake CPUs.
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Dell: XPS 13 Convertible leaks shortly before CES 2017

Dell: XPS 13 Convertible leaks shortly before CES 2017

Dells XPS 13 is a very popular and successful Ultrabook. In 2017, Dell wants to build on that success-story with a new model, the XPS 13 Convertible. This new model is supposed to take Lenovo´s Yoga and the HP Spectre x360 head-on.
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Qualcomm is determined to announced details of the Snapdragon 835 processor shortly.

Qualcomm to announce detailed specs of the Snapdragon 835 at CES

Qualcomm recently tweeted, that the Snapdragon 835 processor will come into focus at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas. We are expecting to get detailed information regarding features and specs of the future flagship processor.
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External GPU enclosures remain an accessory in high demand but low supply. (Source: Zotac)

Zotac to showcase TB3 graphics dock at CES

Zotac will fully unveil their own TB3 external graphics dock next week at CES. The dock should accommodate most standard-size GPUs and provides four additional USB 3.0 ports. It will utilize an internal 400W power supply.
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Lenovo ThinkPad: Two subnotebooks and a convertible with Kaby Lake (X270, ThinkPad 13, Yoga 370)

Lenovo ThinkPad: Two subnotebooks and a convertible with Kaby Lake (X270, ThinkPad 13, Yoga 370)

The smaller ThinkPads are also being updated with Kaby Lake. All three, Yoga 370, X270 and ThinkPad 13 are in the 12,5" to 13,3" market-segment, which qualifies all of them as subnotebooks. One of the models, the Yoga, seems to replace two older models at the same time.
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Lenovo ThinkPad: Classic ThinkPad-models with Kaby Lake announced (T470, T570, T470s, T470p, L470 & L570)

Lenovo: Classic ThinkPad-models with Kaby Lake announced (T470, T570, T470s, T470p, L470 & L570)

With the year 2016 slowly coming to its end, Lenovo has announced their new ThinkPad lineup. The classic T- and L-Series are updated with the newest Kaby Lake CPUs and also come with several other new features.
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Both new Mi Notebook Air versions come without Mi Logo but with China Mobile 4G module.

Xiaomi and China Mobile present: The Mi Notebook Air 4G

Right before Christmas, Xiaomi introduced the Mi Notebook Air 4G in Xiaomi's home market China. Except for a processor upgrade on the 13.3 inch version, the machine is exactly the same as the version released in July of this year, except for an integrated LTE-module from China Mobile.
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It's not just the weight that's a little lighter: the 2017 Gram looks like it may be white instead of gold. (Source: WinFuture)

Leak reveals LG Gram to get TB3, fingerprint scanner

LG has updated its Gram lineup with bigger batteries, Thunderbolt 3, and fingerprint scanners. It's not clear yet whether a keyboard backlight has been added.
Lenovo Air 13 Pro launching as the IdeaPad 710S Plus in Europe

Lenovo Air 13 Pro launching as the IdeaPad 710S Plus in Europe

Lenovo's direct answer to the Xiaomi Mi Air will simply launch as an updated variant of the existing IdePad 710S with Kaby Lake options in tow.
Windows 10 devices based on Snapdragon SoCs are reportedly in development

Windows 10 devices based on Snapdragon SoCs are reportedly in development

The new Qualcomm Microsoft Alliance is rumored to be working diligently on Snapdragon 835-based Windows systems for a launch sometime in the second half of 2017.
The only physical changes seem to be the addition of an optional fingerprint scanner and Windows Hello camera. (Source: Dell)

XPS 15 9560 official: GTX 1050, Kaby Lake, fingerprint scanner, and Windows Hello

Dell has gone official with the XPS 15 9560, and it does not disappoint. Changes include a GTX 1050, Kaby Lake, fingerprint scanner, Windows Hello, and Killer Wi-Fi card. Thanks to the updated Pascal graphics, GPU-intensive tasks should run approximately 50% faster than the previous generation.
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New Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air flyer, launch event scheduled for 23 December

New Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air might launch this week

The Mi Notebook Air model that is scheduled to come out on the 23rd of this month is expected to feature 4G connectivity, but most other details are still shady for the time being.
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Samsung Notebook 9 Light Titan December 2016 update

Samsung updates the Notebook 9 lineup

This family of ultra-light Windows notebooks has just been updated and now features Intel Kaby Lake processors, a fingerprint sensor and support for Windows Hello, as well as USB Type-C and adaptive fast charging.
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Lenovo's innovative Yoga Book caught the eye of many techies in 2016. (Source: Douglas Black/UltrabookReview)

Lenovo announces upcoming Chrome OS variant of popular Yoga Book

Lenovo has announced that a variant of the Yoga Book running Chrome OS is in the works and should be available mid-2017.
The GTX 1050 will bring 970m-level performance to both inexpensive and thin and light laptops. (Source: Nvidia)

Leaks suggest Kaby Lake quad-core and GTX 1050 notebooks may ship before new year

Laptops with Kaby Lake quad-core CPUs and Nvidia's GTX 1050 GPUs may start shipping as early as December 29th.
Asus hat started updating the Zenbook UX310 notebooks with Kaby Lake processors.

Asus: Zenbook UX310UA and UX310UQ are receiving Kaby Lake upgrades

Asus has started updating their Zenbook UX310 series with Kaby Lake processors. US pricing and availability has not been announced yet, but UX310UA and UX310UQ models have started appearing in Europe.
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Acer Swift 7 SF713-51 Notebook Review

86% Acer Swift 7 SF713-51 Notebook Review

Slim, Slimmer, Acer Swift 7! The trend towards slimmer devices keeps going on. Acer has now created the slimmest notebook in the world: less than 10 mm (~0.4 in) thick. We will check to see how well the Kaby Lake dual-core SoC works in our review.
Intel Core i5-7Y54 | Intel HD Graphics 615 | 13.3" | 1.1 kg
Chuwi will launch their second notebook soon, the Lapbook 14.1

Chuwi will launch the LapBook 14.1 with Apollo Lake CPU for under $300

Chinese tablet manufacturer Chuwi is set to release their second notebook after the LapBook 15.6 at the end of December. Featuring a 14 inch display with small bezels and Apollo Lake processor, it will be available for less than $300.
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The UX310UQ is a solid ultrabook with a dedicated GPU for light gaming. (Source: ASUS)

Asus refreshes the UX310 ultrabook with Kaby Lake

Asus's UX310 ultrabook has been updated to Kaby Lake. It packs a 7th generation Core i-series CPU, 2 GB Nvidia 940MX GPU, and both m.2 SATA and 2.5" storage in ...
Intel Core i5-7200U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 14" | 1.9 kg
New security features, such as HP Sure Start, will be available in HP's upcoming EliteBook line and other HP devices. (Source: HP)

HP unveils new security features for commercial PCs

The new features are aimed to deter intrusions by protecting multiple layers of notebooks and PCs.
Lenovo: ThinkPad X1 Carbon with Kaby Lake leaked (Source: Benchlife)

Lenovo: ThinkPad X1 Carbon with Kaby Lake leaked

Business laptops (like ThinkPads) are still based on the older Skylake CPUs. Now, the top model of Lenovo´s upcoming Kaby Lake lineup has been leaked, the new X1 Carbon.
Asus ZenBook 3 UX390UA-GS041T Notebook Review

85% Asus ZenBook 3 UX390UA-GS041T Notebook Review

Clear direction. Everything comes at a price. If you want super thin, you will have to waive ports – but not performance! After the throttling issues of the HP Spectre 13, the world’s thinnest notebook, Asus can pull it off: Performance like a big system, but as thin as a fanless tablet.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 12.5" | 914 g
Asus ZenBook UX310UQ-GL011T Notebook Review

84% Asus ZenBook UX310UQ-GL011T Notebook Review

Solid all-round device! With the ZenBook, Asus presents us a compact 13.3-inch device. Its Skylake processor and the dedicated GPU ensure a fast system. Our review will reveal whether the device has any disadvantages.
Intel Core i7-6500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
The Teclast X5 Pro looks remarkably similar to the Microsoft Surface line of Hybrids. (Source: Gearbest)

Teclast unveils Kaby Lake powered X5 Pro

The 2-in-1 device looks similar to the Microsoft Surface Pro, right down to the built in kickstand, and is powered by a Kaby Lake Core m3 processor.
Save up to $700 on VAIO devices now through December 25th

Save up to $700 on VAIO devices now through December 25th

VAIO is currently running a sale on devices from now until Christmas. In addition to saving up to $700, VAIO will throw in a free laptop bag with the purchase of a laptop.
Asus Zenbook 3 to launch for 1500 Euros in Germany

Asus Zenbook 3 launching in Germany for 1500 Euros

The latest ultrathin notebook from Asus is finally coming with Kaby Lake, a 512 GB SSD, and 8 GB of RAM before the end of this month.
The Spin 7 is touted as the world's thinnest convertible laptop. (Source: Acer)

Acer Spin 7 and Spin 5 now available in the United States

Acer's new Spin 7, currently the world's thinnest convertible notebook, and Spin 5 bring more options to consumers looking for a 2-in-1 device.
HP Announces new HP EliteBook 705 G4 series of notebooks

HP Announces new HP EliteBook 705 G4 series of notebooks

The business oriented laptops are powered by AMD's 7th generation PRO APUs.
Lenovo Yoga 710-14IKB 80V4002HGE Convertible Review

83% Lenovo Yoga 710-14IKB 80V4002HGE Convertible Review

Kaby Lake, Yoga style. Lenovo updates its models and equips the noble convertible with 7th-Gen Intel Core processors. We will find out how the modern ULV processor from Intel performs.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.6 kg
Dell  XPS 13 9360 FHD i5 Notebook Review

89% Dell XPS 13 9360 FHD i5 Notebook Review

Quiet evolution. The Kaby Lake i5-equipped version of Dell's XPS 13 subnotebook with FHD display impresses with outstanding battery live, great performance and top-notch ergonomics. The display, however, falls a tad short of our lofty expectations.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
The Arc Hub is a new 7 in 1 USB-C Hub that is also compatible with Thunderbolt 3.

Arc Hub: The best mobile 7 in 1 USB-C-Thunderbolt Dock for your MacBook?

Bourge Design has recently unveiled their Arc Hub, a 7 in 1 USB-C Dock, that may be the ultimate universal docking station for your new MacBook or any other laptop with USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 ports.
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Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7-7500U Notebook Review

87% Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7-7500U Notebook Review

Now in Rose Gold. The Kaby Lake update adds little to an already excellent XPS 13 experience. Users will only see marginal benefits in both performance and battery life when compared to the outgoing Skylake XPS 13.
Intel Core i7-7500U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Xiaomi Mi Air (13.3-inch) Notebook Review

86% Xiaomi Mi Air (13.3-inch) Notebook Review

Successful debut. Xiaomi delivers its first product into the notebook field with the Mi Notebook Air. The Chinese manufacturer does not do things in a small way and wants to play in a league with established competitors. You can read in our detailed test review whether the upstart can perform such a feat or not.
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Acer Graphics Dock with Nvidia GTX 960M Review

Acer Graphics Dock with Nvidia GTX 960M Review

Surprise! A graphics card in an external case - familiar. In the past, this technology has not worked as intended. In this review, we put all that aside and take a look at what the GPU is capable of. Update 10-15-2016: Aspire Switch 12S does not turn into a gamer.
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6"
HP: New Spectre x360 and new Envy Laptops announced

HP: New Spectre x360 and new Envy Laptops announced

HP updates its consumer laptops with the newest Kaby Lake CPUs. Not only that, the convertible Spectre x360 has received a redesign. One of the changes: Smaller display bezels.
Razer keynote set for October 20th in Germany

Razer keynote set for October 20th in Berlin, Germany

The keynote starts at 19:00 CEST with Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan expected to announce brand new products for the German market.
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i5-7200U Notebook Review

88% Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i5-7200U Notebook Review

Small update, no effect?! Dell secretly updated its top seller: The XPS 13 is one of the first models that gets the latest Kaby Lake processors from Intel. The chassis does not appear to be changed, and the display is similar as well. We once again do a live review and will update the article continuously.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Will Apple release the MacBook Pro 2016 with Skylake CPU? (Image: Martin Hayek)

Apple: New MacBook Pro and MacBook Air with Skylake processors?

According to an analyst at IHS Markit, Apple will release new MacBook Pro models and a new MacBook Air with Intel Skylake processors instead of Kaby Lake silkon because production started too early for Kaby Lake.
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Lenovo: ThinkPad E470/E570 leaked

Lenovo: ThinkPad E470/E570 leaked

Although Kaby Lake has already been announced, the business notebook-sector is still settled with Intels 2015 platform Skylake. This might change soon, because today the first Lenovo ThinkPads of the Kaby Lake generation were leaked.
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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 |
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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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)