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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.
Apple may be preparing a 5K Thunderbolt monitor with integrated GPU

Apple may be preparing a 5K monitor with integrated GPU

The 5120 x 2880 resolution panel could include an integrated graphics chip and be compatible with any existing MacBook so long as it supports Thunderbolt 3.
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 460 Convertible Review

83% Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 460 Convertible Review

Yoga for the office. Lenovo recently launched the new ThinkPad Yoga 460. The 14-inch convertible is primarily aimed at business customers. Find out in our extensive test what Lenovo has to offer, and whether it can fulfill the high demands of the business world.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14" | 1.8 kg
Asus unveils Zenbook 3 Ultrabook starting at $1000 USD

Computex 2016 | Asus unveils Zenbook 3 Ultrabook starting at $1000 USD

Thinner, lighter, and more powerful - The Zenbook 3 notebook joins the Transformer 3 detachable and Zenfone 3 smartphone to complete Asus' consumer lineup for 2016.
Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Ultrabook Review

86% Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Ultrabook Review

The perfect entry-level ThinkPad? Lenovo's new ThinkPad 13 is primarily targeted at the educational sector. The Ultrabook is supposed to combine a compact chassis with familiar ThinkPad qualities but also stay much more affordable than the business models at the same time. Does it work or did Lenovo save money at the wrong end?
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
HP ZBook Studio G3 Workstation Review

80% HP ZBook Studio G3 Workstation Review

Too ambitious? The HP ZBook Studio G3 is the latest edition of the ZBook-series and follows the trend towards a slimmer device with powerful components. HP delivers a really good device in many aspects; however there are significant limitations in terms of emissions and the battery runtimes in particular.
Intel Core i7-6820HQ | NVIDIA Quadro M1000M | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Asus Zenbook UX306UA 13.3-inch Windows ultrabook with Intel Skylake processor

Asus Zenbook UX306UA is now official

This new 13.3-inch Windows 10 ultrabook got a quiet unveil, and features low voltage Skylake processors, up to 16 GB RAM, as well as one 256 GB or 512 GB SSD drive.
Dell Latitude 13 7370 Ultrabook Review

87% Dell Latitude 13 7370 Ultrabook Review

The sound of silence. With a frameless InfinityEdge display, Core-m processors and passive cooling, the Latitude 13 7370 is Dell's new interpretation of a classic business notebook. A promising concept – but the execution is not flawless.
Intel Core m5-6Y57 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire S 13 S5-371 Notebook Review

85% Acer Aspire S 13 S5-371 Notebook Review

Slim 'n' Fast. Just introduced and already in our test lab: The brand new Acer Aspire S13 succeeds its predecessors in the segment of ultra slim notebooks (S series) at Acer. We already have a final device available and want to share our first test results in this article. Last update: May-04 14:30
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB-005XUS Notebook Review

90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB-005XUS Notebook Review

Carbon footprint. We compare our second more affordable Core i5 FHD SKU against the pricier Core i7 WQHD SKU to see if it's worth saving some few bucks for less pixels and performance power.
Intel Core i5-6300U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.2 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga Workstation Review

77% Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga Workstation Review

Flexible workstation. Lenovo wants to establish the flexibility of the Yoga series in the workstation range with the new ThinkPad P40 Yoga. We basically get a ThinkPad Yoga 460 with a dedicated GPU, but the test model reveals some drawbacks.
Intel Core i7-6500U | NVIDIA Quadro M500M | 14" | 1.8 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T460 (Core i5, FHD) Notebook Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad T460 (Core i5, FHD) Notebook Review

New wine in old bottles. Many business customers with enough money to spare have sworn on Lenovo's expensive, but also premium T lineup for several laptop generations. The manufacturer sticks to the tried and tested in its latest 14-inch scion: The input devices and casing are the same as those in the predecessor. Will the screen and technical features once again meet the high expectations?
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.7 kg
Acer unveils ultra-slim Aspire S13 notebook

Acer unveils ultra-slim Aspire S13 notebook

Efficienctly tuned for long battery life: The latest Aspire S series model is coming this May in Obsidian Black or Pearl White starting for just under 900 Euros.
Apple updates the 12-inch MacBook

Apple updates the 12-inch MacBook

On top of the update to Intel Skylake processors, the company also unveiled a new, rose gold color version of the notebook.
Apple MacBook patent shows large customizable touchpad keyboard

New Apple patent reveals MacBook with touchpad keyboard and haptic feedback

One of the future MacBooks might have a touchpad that acts as a keyboard that includes a few customizable sections as well.
Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu Developer Edition now shipping in Europe

Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu Developer Edition now shipping in Europe

SKUs come pre-loaded with Skylake and Ubuntu Linux 14.04 SP1 for a starting price of 1380 Euros.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2016 (Core i7, WQHD) Ultrabook Review

89% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2016 (Core i7, WQHD) Ultrabook Review

Slimmer is not possible. Already the third generation of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon belonged to the slimmest and lightest 14 inch notebooks on the market. In the fourth generation, Lenovo goes one better and reduces the weight to below 1.2 kg. We have checked how this affects temperatures, system noise, and performance.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.2 kg
Dell Latitude 14 E7470 Ultrabook Review

89% Dell Latitude 14 E7470 Ultrabook Review

New benchmark. A laptop rarely manages such a high score. Can the expensive WQHD version meet the highest expectations? To say it right away, the battery runtimes are a bit disappointing, but the rest of the 14-inch device will be the benchmark for the ultimate business to go.
Intel Core i7-6600U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14" | 1.7 kg
Vaio Z Flip VJZ13BA11L Convertible Review

84% Vaio Z Flip VJZ13BA11L Convertible Review

Back in style... for a price. The Vaio convertible has returned to North America with a starting price tag much higher than other Ultrabooks currently in the market. What does the Flip have under the hood to justify its nearly two-fold MSRP?
Intel Core i7-6567U | Intel Iris Graphics 550 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T460s (Core i5, Full HD) Ultrabook Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad T460s (Core i5, Full HD) Ultrabook Review

Also a success with the base specs? After the high-end version of the ThinkPad T460s could already convince us, we now have a look at the base configuration. The Full HD panel in particular, however, cannot fulfill the high expectations.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.4 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T460s (Core i7, WQHD) Ultrabook Review

91% Lenovo ThinkPad T460s (Core i7, WQHD) Ultrabook Review

On the way to perfection? Lenovo's T460s is proof that even an excellent notebook like the T450s can be improved. No device from the T4x0s series was ever so light and at the same time so powerful – but users will have to waive expandability and maintainability in return.
Intel Core i7-6600U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.3 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X260 (Core i5, WXGA) Notebook Review

86% Lenovo ThinkPad X260 (Core i5, WXGA) Notebook Review

Small typewriter. Lenovo's new 12.5-inch ThinkPad X260 mobilizes the office and convinces in many regards. Still, it cannot manage to secure the top spot for business subnotebooks, despite the good concept.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12.5" | 1.5 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (Core i5, SSHD) Ultrabook Review

88% Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (Core i5, SSHD) Ultrabook Review

Faster, higher, stronger? Lenovo's new ThinkPad T560 convinces with a wide viewing angle IPS display and promises more performance and longer battery runtimes thanks to the Skylake platform. However, the other changes of the 15-inch device are very subtle – is it still enough for the victory in its class?
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Samsung Notebook 9 lineup now available for purchase

Samsung Notebook 9 laptops now available for purchase

These new portables start at $1,000 USD and have screen sizes between 13.3 and 15.6 inches, using various Intel Skylake processors.
HP Spectre x360 15-ap012dx Convertible Review

81% HP Spectre x360 15-ap012dx Convertible Review

4K UHD update. The recently released Spectre x360 15 is available in FHD and UHD display options. Are those smaller pixels really worth the extra cost? We compare the two models to see what drawbacks and benefits one may have over the other.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
Asus Zenbook UX305UA-FC040T Subnotebook Review

88% Asus Zenbook UX305UA-FC040T Subnotebook Review

Long lasting. A Skylake processor implies higher performance in the Zenbook UX305 without negative impact on the battery runtimes. The fast SSD, Full HD display and good keyboard remain unchanged.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Razer Blade Stealth Subnotebook Review

83% Razer Blade Stealth Subnotebook Review

Extra sharp. Razer has honed its ultra-thin design philosophy even further to provide the sleekest 12.5-inch Ultrabook yet for just under $1000 USD. It's a genuinely compact notebook from a gaming-centric company that even non-gamers will want to consider purchasing.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12.5" | 1.3 kg
Dell XPS 13 9350 (i7-6560U, QHD+) Ultrabook Review

88% Dell XPS 13 9350 (i7-6560U, QHD+) Ultrabook Review

Maxed out. Our latest XPS 13 is equipped to the brim with a 3200x1800 resolution touchscreen, Core i7-6560U CPU, Iris Graphics 540, and a 512 GB NVMe SSD. Is this higher cost SKU worth the extra horsepower?
Intel Core i7-6560U | Intel Iris Graphics 540 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Toshiba adds new Portege Z20t-C SKUs to its lineup

Toshiba adds new Portege Z20t-C SKUs to its lineup

The lightweight hybrid Ultrabooks are characterized by a lightweight magnesium alloy chassis with Core m5 and m7 Skylake processors.
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 260 20FD001XGE Convertible Review

86% Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 260 20FD001XGE Convertible Review

Predetermined breaking point. Does the Yoga 260 follow in the footsteps of the ThinkPad X250? Is it the better ThinkPad subnotebook thanks to its various modes? Lenovo provides reasons for criticism. This is surprising and unexpected in view of the otherwise apparently 100% well-conceived ThinkPad.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12.5" | 1.3 kg
VAIO S13 laptop coming soon to Japan and the US

New VAIO laptops coming next month

Two years after the launch of Sony's last VAIO portables, the brand gets ready to launch multiple devices in Japan and the US.
Asus Zenbook UX303UB-DH74T Notebook Review

85% Asus Zenbook UX303UB-DH74T Notebook Review

High resolution at a cost. The UX303 series has been around since the days of Sandy Bridge, but this is the first Skylake QHD model to make it into our labs. Unfortunately, the upgrade comes with a couple of consequences.
Intel Core i7-6500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940M | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Dell refreshes Latitude 5000 and 7000 series of notebooks

CES 2016 | Dell refreshes Latitude 5000 and 7000 series of notebooks

Dell unveils the 2016 lineup of Latitude business notebooks including the Latitude 11 5175, Latitude 12 7275, and Latitude 13 7370.
Microsoft Surface Book

CES 2016 | Microsoft Surface Book can be pre-ordered in Germany from January 5th

Microsoft announces on the CES in Las Vegas that the Surface Book can be pre-ordered in Germany from January 5th 2016. It will be sold by the Microsoft Store as well by several online shops.
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The ROG XG2 - prototype of an external GPU enclosure for ASUS notebooks

CES 2016 | ASUS unveils prototype of an external GPU solution

We could get a glimpse at the ROG XG2 - a docking station for Asus notebooks, which should allow connecting powerful desktop graphics cards.

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