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The Lenovo Yoga 720 may have thinner bezels for a smaller footprint. (Source: Notebook Italia)

Lenovo Yoga 720 leaked on Notebook Italia

The leak states that the Lenovo Yoga 720 may have a Kaby Lake CPU and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 1,000 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 1,000 Euros

February 2017 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 1000 Euros (~$1139) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.
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A screenshot of the page shows some of the configuration options (DDR4LP was available, but not selected). (Source: Marco Bozzola)

XPS 13 9360 spotted with i7-7560U, Iris graphics

Dell's ever-popular ultrabook was spotted with some upgraded specs on Dell's Italian website before being taken down. A faster CPU/GPU was spotted, as well as DDR4LP RAM and new configuration options.
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Apple MacBook Pro 15 (Late 2016 2.9 GHz, 460) Notebook Review

89% Apple MacBook Pro 15 (Late 2016 2.9 GHz, 460) Notebook Review

Top specification. We have already reviewed the entry-level of the new Apple MacBook Pro 15. Our test sample today is the high-end SKU, and the graphics card AMD Radeon Pro 460 is particularly interesting.
Intel Core i7-6920HQ | AMD Radeon Pro 460 | 15.4" | 1.8 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

February 2017 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.
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Lenovo's new ThinkPad P51, P51s, and P70 are outfitted with the latest NVIDIA Quadro GPUs. (Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo updates ThinkPad workstation line with P71, P51, and P51s

Lenovo has refreshed their ThinkPad Workstations. The P51s is a thin-and-light workstation class notebook, the P51 now has a 4K screen with 100% color gamut coverage, and the P71 is a VR-ready workhorse.
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Dell Vostro 15 5568 (Core i5, Full-HD) Notebook Review

81% Dell Vostro 15 5568 (Core i5, Full-HD) Notebook Review

Elegant business beginner. The Dell Vostro is an inexpensive 15-inch laptop for smaller companies and covers all the essentials. It is also wrapped up in a nicely designed chassis. You will have to make some compromises, but we cannot find any serious issues.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

February 2017 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 500 Euros (~$554) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
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As the gaming industry grows, so does demand for the best hardware money can buy. (Source: PC World)

Micron is accelerating the release of GDDR6 graphics memory to meet demand

GDDR6, which is said to be 30% faster than the currently popular GDDR5 memory, will now roll out at the end of this year, but it's not clear when we'll be able to find them in our GPUs.
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The 2016/2017 design doesn't do much to raise the Omen above its black and red plastic competitors. (Source: HP)

HP updates the Omen 15 gaming laptop with Pascal and Kaby Lake

HP's Omen 15 gaming notebook has been updated with a Kaby Lake CPU i7 CPU and options of either the GTX 1050 or 1050Ti.
LG fixes 5K UltraFine monitors to shield them from WiFi routers

LG fixes 5K UltraFine monitors to shield them from WiFi routers

LG's new UltraFine displays would fail when placed within 2 meters (~6 feet) of a WiFi router. LG has stated they will add additional shield to all future units to correct the problem.
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MSI GT72VR Dragon Edition now available with GTX 1070 GPU

The exclusive GT72 Red Dragon SKU is coming back with Kaby Lake and Pascal for a starting price of about 2400 Euros.
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

February 2017 update. Is the display the most important part of a notebook for you and does it play a leading role in your purchasing decision? Our overview of the best displays in current notebooks as reviewed by Notebookcheck might be helpful for you.
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Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5567-1753 Notebook Review

81% Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5567-1753 Notebook Review

Not convincing! The multimedia device from Dell convinces with good system performance thanks to Kaby Lake and dedicated GPU. However, the poor display costs important points. We will find out which device gets the best scores in the individual review sections.
Intel Core i7-7500U | AMD Radeon R7 M445 | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
HP 17-y044ng Notebook Review

77% HP 17-y044ng Notebook Review

AMD office. HP's 17.3-inch device is made for users who are looking for a simple 17.3-inch notebook for home use. Accordingly, the computer comes with plenty of storage space (1 TB) and a more than sufficient amount of RAM (8 GB; dual-channel mode). However, these are all of the laptop's highlights. The list of shortcomings is more extensive.
AMD A10-9600P | AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
Gigabyte P57X v7 Gaming Notebook Review

81% Gigabyte P57X v7 Gaming Notebook Review

Marginally improved. Not much has changed since the last Gigabyte P57X we reviewed. But with a newer Kaby Lake CPU, more RAM, and a greatly improved 4K display, is this perhaps the one to own?
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.4 kg
Plex has acquired Watchup to bring news streaming services to the company. (Source: Plex)

Plex acquires news streaming service Watchup

The media streaming service Plex will bring reliable news streaming into the mix with the acquisition of Watchup.
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AMD Radeon RX 570 (Laptop)

2048 Polaris cores, 256 Bit GDDR5 @ 7000MHz
The X62 updates one of the most beloved ThinkPads with a Broadwell i7, IPS screen, and modern ports. (Source: Joni Niinikoski/LCDfans)

Enthusiasts bring classic ThinkPad designs to the modern era

Classic ThinkPads are alive and well thanks to some dedicated enthusiasts in China. With a completely custom-made motherboard, 1400 x 1050 IPS panel, Broadwell CPU, and updated ports, the X62 is a modern laptop in retro clothing.
Satechi USB-C Power Meter accessory for USB Type-C charging devices

Satechi releases a new USB-C Power Meter

This handy accessory allows its users to test the output parameters of their chargers and provides information about their safety, effectiveness, and USB Type-C compatibility.
HP Pavilion 17-x110ng Notebook Review

79% HP Pavilion 17-x110ng Notebook Review

17-inch multimedia notebook! Multimedia laptops are very versatile systems. HP offers a solid basis with a Kaby Lake processor and a discrete GPU. How does the package work?
Intel Core i5-7200U | AMD Radeon R7 M440 | 17.3" | 2.5 kg
HP 15-ba077ng Notebook Review

77% HP 15-ba077ng Notebook Review

Low-cost office. HP delivers a home-office laptop with the 15-ba077ng. Its quiet system noise, low temperature development, and fast solid-state drive speak for the laptop. However, the laptop has some drawbacks. This was to be expected considering the price of approximately 450 Euros (~$482).
AMD A12-9700P | AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge) | 15.6" | 2 kg
Schenker XMG A507 and A707 now available with Kaby Lake and GTX 1050 Ti

Schenker XMG A507 and A707 now available with Kaby Lake and GTX 1050 Ti

Prices for the 15.6-inch A507 and 17.3-inch A707 start at 1050 Euros and 1150 Euros, respectively, with NVMe SSD and Intel Optane options.
Toshiba X20W-D convertible coming this February

Toshiba X20W-D convertible coming this February for over 2000 Euros

The 1.1 kg 2-in-1 notebook will come with a hefty starting price. Configurable options include up to the Kaby Lake Core i7-7600U with 512 GB of SSD storage.
Acer's gaming products sold exceptionally well in 2016 among a growing enthusiast market. (Source: CNET)

Acer has an array of niche laptops planned for 2017

From the monstrous Predator 21 X gaming notebook to the Chromebook 11 N7, Acer has a wide range of laptops coming this year looking to capitalize on a few specific markets that have become the primary drivers of the PC market as consumer demand slows.
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The KDE Slimbook can be configured with an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor and will run KDE's flavor of Linux. (Source: Slimbook)

Slimbook releases notebook running KDE Linux

KDE and Slimbook have partnered to released the KDE Slimbook, a thin-and-light notebook running either the KDE Neon or KED Plasma distro of Linux.
Acer Aspire V17 Nitro BE VN7-793G Notebook (GTX 1060 Black Edition) Review

Acer Aspire V17 Nitro BE VN7-793G Notebook (GTX 1060 Black Edition) Review

Aspire Nitro on Nitro! The Aspire Nitro is familiar, just like the GeForce GTX 1060. It is the combination of the two components that makes the Acer Aspire Nitro 2016 such an interesting device. The price is supposed to start at around 1,300 Euros, so it could be a game-changer in the entry-level gaming segment.
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.1 kg
The Toshiba Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 are new thin-and-light business notebooks coming soon from Toshiba. (Source: Toshiba)

Toshiba introduces new Portégé X30 and Tecra X40

The new devices are targeting business consumers looking for a durable thin-and-light notebook.
Acer Aspire E5-553G-109A Notebook Review

76% Acer Aspire E5-553G-109A Notebook Review

Limited competitiveness. Despite some good approaches, an SSD and sufficient CPU performance, we cannot quite get accustomed to Acer's multimedia newcomer with an AMD basis. The engine does not work as efficiently and reliably as the Intel competition, and especially the subpar TN-panel display without any flexibility concerning viewing angles will most likely only suffice for undemanding users.
AMD A12-9700P | AMD Radeon R8 M445DX | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Acer Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) rugged convertible for educational use

Acer debuts Chromebook Spin 11 for educational use

This new convertible comes with military-grade durability and extra features that make it a perfect classroom companion, such as the Wacom EMR technology and stylus that provide an easy way to write and draw directly on the screen.
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Face Off: Lenovo Yoga Book vs. Acer Aspire Switch vs. HP x2 210 G1

Face Off: Lenovo Yoga Book vs. Acer Aspire Switch vs. HP x2 210 G1

10-inch Atoms. Very low-power Windows convertibles can make for excellent secondary notebooks for work or school. The unique Yoga Book is a surprisingly strong contender against your standard detachable with faster performance as well.
Asus Strix GL502VM-DS74 Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

85% Asus Strix GL502VM-DS74 Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

Kaby Lake gamer. Asus has refreshed its portable GL502VM series with Kaby Lake and... not much else. Don't expect any tangible benefits in gaming performance or even battery life out of this Xotic PC SKU.
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Schenker XMG P507 (Clevo P651HS-G) Notebook Review

84% Schenker XMG P507 (Clevo P651HS-G) Notebook Review

Kaby Lake meets Pascal. Like all the other manufacturers of gaming notebooks, Schenker Technologies has also updated its products with Intel's latest CPU architecture. The 15-inch XMG P507 is the first model that we have reviewed, and features a 120 Hz panel as well as Nvidia's G-Sync technology for a better picture.
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.9 kg
Toshiba's Portege X20W will be available with a Kaby Lake processor next month. (Source: Toshiba)

Toshiba updates Portégé and Tecra lines with Kaby Lake processors

Several business devices are getting bumped to Kaby Lake over the next month.
Some older Chromebooks, such as the Pixel 2, will still have Android app compatibility. (Source: OMGChrome)

All Cromebooks from 2017 on will be compatible with Android apps

Google has announced that in addition to certain legacy models, all Chromebooks released in 2017 onward will have full Android app support.
There are not many notebooks in the under-300 price range that bundle a fingerprint scanner. (Source: Onda)

Onda announces cheap 12-inch ultraportable with fingerprint sensor

Chinese manufacturer Onda has announced a 12.5-inch budget laptop that packs an Apollo Lake Celeron processor and a fingerprint sensor.
HP Pavilion x360 11t T5M27AV Notebook Review

73% HP Pavilion x360 11t T5M27AV Notebook Review

Tiny Tank. HP has been busy updating their Pavilion x360 line, and today we look at the smallest member, the 11t. With a solid construction, this 11.6" convertible is as strong as a tank. Unfortunately, it also feels as slow as one.
Intel Pentium N3710 | Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell) | 11.6" | 1.4 kg
Asus ZenBook UX3410UA Notebook Review

85% Asus ZenBook UX3410UA Notebook Review

The ZenBook with a 14-inch display. Asus expands its ZenBook lineup with the 14-inch system UX3410UA and puts a 14-inch display in a 13-inch chassis. The attractive design does not change and we get a bright display as well as sufficient performance. Only the current state of the fan affects the good overall impression a bit.
Intel Core i7-7500U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.3 kg
The T470 and T470s are part of Lenovo's Extended Lifecycle program, while the T470p is not. (Source: Lenovo)

Confirmed: Lenovo ThinkPad T470, T470s will have Thunderbolt 3, but T470p will not

Lenovo has confirmed that press release images showing the T470p with a Thunderbolt 3 port were a mistake, and that only the dual-core T470 and T470s will have Thunderbolt 3. This is bad news for ThinkPad fans who were hoping to use a T470 with an external GPU.
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Asus says the UX430 fits a 14-inch laptop into a 13-inch's footprint. (Source: Asus)

Asus unveils UX430 and UX530 ultra-thin notebooks with dedicated graphics

Today Asus unveiled new UX430 and UX530 ZenBooks. The thinnest ZenBooks ever to have dedicated graphics, both pack U-series Kaby Lake chips and Nvidia Maxwell GPUs.
HP ProBook 440 G4 (Core i7, Full-HD) Notebook Review

84% HP ProBook 440 G4 (Core i7, Full-HD) Notebook Review

Bad display. HP's 14-inch business laptop also gets the Kaby Lake update. However, as with the larger 15-inch sibling we are not convinced by the display.
Intel Core i7-7500U | NVIDIA GeForce 930MX | 14" | 1.7 kg
Will the new notebook be light enough to surpass the competition? (Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi is launching a notebook with magnesium-lithium chassis

Not content with the weight of the Mi Notebook Air, Xiaomi intends to outdo its previous effort with an even lighter material, but magnesium-lithium doesn't come cheap.
Acer Swift 5 SF514-51-59AV Notebook Review

84% Acer Swift 5 SF514-51-59AV Notebook Review

Elegant companion. Acer combines the most important elements of a subnotebook and calls the result Swift 5. The refined yet familiar design is particularly impressive.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.4 kg
Seamless UI scaling between phones, tablets, Xbox, and full-sized computers is the goal. (Source: Windows Central)

Windows 10 shell update will help close the gap between Windows PCs and phones

Microsoft is allegedly planning on integrating the Windows 10 UIs for PC, mobile, Xbox, and convertibles into one "Composable Shell", allowing for a truly universal Windows OS.
The business-oriented U937/P is made from a magnesium alloy. (Source: Impress)

Fujitsu unveils 1.7-pound 13-inch notebook

Fujitsu has revealed two of the world's lightest 13-inch laptops at a launch event in Japan. The UH75/B1 weighs a scant 1.72 lbs while the U937/P weighs 1.87 lbs. The base units come with a small 25 Wh battery to reduce weight, but a 50 Wh battery is available, which will make the unit weigh just over 2 lbs.
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While the NexDock is designed with the Compute Card in mind, it will also retain compatibility with smartphones and other mini-PCs. (Source: NexDock)

Intel Compute Card already tapped for use in modular convertible PC

NexDock is working on a 2017 version of their laptop-shell device dock. While the previous version was had a laptop form factor and supported Windows 10 smartphones and Raspberry Pis, the update is a Surface-like convertible that specifically caters to the Intel Compute Card.
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

January 2017 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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MSI G Series refresh with Kaby Lake now available

MSI G Series refresh with Kaby Lake now available

The Taiwanese manufacturer is doubling down on its entire G series of gaming notebooks with Kaby Lake and Pascal options for all. We provide a quick rundown on the major options available and the main differences between them.
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Dell to be exclusive hardware supplier for Eleague eSports tournament

Dell to be exclusive hardware supplier for Eleague eSports tournament

The eSports scene is growing rapidly and Dell is joining the likes of Acer, MSI, Aorus, iBuyPower, and other sponsors in providing the necessary gaming PCs and machines.
An XPS 15 with fingerprint scanner was on display at CES, but it seems that this feature isn't quite ready. (Source: Windows Central)

The XPS 15 9560's fingerprint scanner has gone AWOL (updated with official response from Dell)

The leaked website for the XPS 9560, specs, and CES display model all showed the update to the popular 9550 would sport a fingerprint scanner. The latest information from the company suggests that it does not currently have one, but may get the option soon.
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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)