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Individual chargers for Apple's new Macbook Pro notebooks don't include the cable required to charge the device. (Source: Apple)

Individual Macbook Pro chargers don't come with a USB-C cable

Macbook Pro users hoping to buy additional chargers for their new device will have to provide their own USB Type-C cables.
Apple MacBook Pro 13 (Late 2016, 2 GHz i5, without Touch Bar) Laptop Review

85% Apple MacBook Pro 13 (Late 2016, 2 GHz i5, without Touch Bar) Laptop Review

Brilliant, even without Touch? The new MacBook Pro laptops have arrived. The most striking new feature: a Touch Bar instead of function keys. Apple still offers a model without this novelty, and wants to target the "entry-level sector" – price: 1699 Euros ($1499). We already have a device in our editorial office and will share our results in this live review.
Intel Core i5-6360U | Intel Iris Graphics 540 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Acer TravelMate P249-M-3895 (Core i3) Notebook Review

80% Acer TravelMate P249-M-3895 (Core i3) Notebook Review

Cheap business laptop. Acer offers the TravelMate P249-M for 550 Euros (~$600). This 14-inch notebook is quiet, packs good battery life and it has a three-year warranty. In addition, this TravelMate has keyboard lighting and a free M.2 slot.
Intel Core i3-6100U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14" | 2.1 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

November 2016 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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Aorus X7 v6 Notebook Review

85% Aorus X7 v6 Notebook Review

Soaring High. Gigabyte wants to join the ranks of Acer, Asus, Alienware, Clevo and MSI by producing high-end notebooks. The gaming expert has grown the Aorus brand into a symbol for powerful gaming PCs. We have looked at the X7 v6 and were impressed with what we found.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.2 kg
The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

November 2016 update. Whether you are looking for a notebook that won't break the bank, a high-performance all-rounder, or a luxury laptop, here you will find relevant notebook recommendations from Notebookcheck for school-aged kids and university students.
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Asus Zenbook UX330UA Notebook Review

85% Asus Zenbook UX330UA Notebook Review

Elegant long-runner. The new Zenbook by Asus inherits the best qualities of the series, such as a superb casing and low weight. Apart from the somewhat mediocre input devices, it does not present many shortcomings especially not in the fantastic battery runtimes.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Acer TravelMate P249-M-5452 (Core i5, Full HD) Notebook Review

82% Acer TravelMate P249-M-5452 (Core i5, Full HD) Notebook Review

Entry-level business companion. This 14-inch Acer model has a lot to offer: simple upgrade options, good battery life, fast SSD and a reliable keyboard. The screen is the only weak point of this package: a TN panel with poor viewing angles.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14" | 2.1 kg
Apple is now fifth place in global laptop shipments

Apple is now fifth place in global laptop shipments

HP, Lenovo, and Dell collectively command over 50 percent of the worldwide notebook market with Asus, Apple, and Acer well behind.
Lenovo Quarterly Numbers: Smartphone-business continues to loose money

Lenovo Quarterly Numbers: Smartphone-business continues to loose money

Lenovo, the world biggest PC manufacturer, has released its newest quarterly numbers. The smartphone business continues to be a major problem for the company, as Lenovo is loosing millions with it. Only the PC business and the selling of company property (buildings) saved the company from loosing money overall.
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Workstation Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Workstation Notebooks

November 2016 update. Top 10 Workstation laptops with professional graphics cards reviewed by Notebookcheck
HP Omen 17 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 1070) Notebook Review

82% HP Omen 17 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 1070) Notebook Review

Omen meets Pascal. After other manufacturers of high-end laptops already equipped their systems with the latest Nvidia GPU generation, HP now follows with the Omen series and launches a gaming machine for an appealing price. But is the price-performance ratio right? We will find out.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti benchmark leak for notebooks

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti specifications leak for notebooks

The mobile GTX 1050 Ti will reportedly run even faster than the desktop GTX 1050 Ti according to preliminary benchmarks.
Kangaroo modular notebook hits the market November 2016

Kangaroo modular notebook hits the market

This notebook comes as a shell with a screen, battery and keyboard, next to a module containing the processor, storage, memory, and operating system. It retails for $300 USD and its specs include a Cherry Trail processor, 2 GB RAM, and 32 GB internal storage.
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Apple: 13

Apple: 13" Macbook Pro without Touchbar suprises in teardown

Component upgrading service OWC has opened up the new Macbook Pro 13 (the model without the Touchbar). They have been hit by a surprise during the teardown: Different from what Apple said, one crucial component is not soldered on.
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

November 2016 update. Here you will find the best office/business 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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Razer Blade Stealth (i7-7500U) Notebook Review

85% Razer Blade Stealth (i7-7500U) Notebook Review

Successful Debut. The subnotebook for gamers - introduced at CES this year - receives an update to Intel's Kaby Lake CPU-generation. The subtle performance increase is welcome, especially in conjunction with the Razer Core eGPU. Razer recently announced the availability of the new Blade Stealth and Razer Core in Germany and many other parts of Europe - good news indeed.
Intel Core i7-7500U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 12.5" | 1.3 kg
The new Alienware 13, configureable with a GTX 1060 graphics card and 2560x1440 OLED display. (Source: Alienware)

Alienware releases first VR ready 13 inch notebook

Alienware's new 13 inch laptop is the first 13 inch device to sport NVIDIA's GTX 1060, a VR capable video card. The notebook can also be equipped with a 2560x1440 OLED display with superior color gamut and contrast. Overall, the redesign is a compelling device from Alienware.
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HP 250 G5 SP X0N33EA Notebook Review

75% HP 250 G5 SP X0N33EA Notebook Review

Generation change. Higher processing performance, finally a Full HD display and a faster storage device turn HP's new notebook into a true office all-rounder. Despite these new features, the laptop has also inherited disadvantageous properties.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
The new MacBook Pro could be cheaper and more attractive next year, says Ming-Chi Kuo.

Apple MacBook Pro: Should you wait another year?

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects price cuts on Apple's new MacBook Pro and MacBook lineup in 2017. He also mentions a new MacBook Pro refresh bringing Intel's Cannonlake CPUs and up to 32 GB of RAM to the MacBook Pro in the second half of 2017.
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Face Off: Asus Zenbook UX360UA vs. HP Spectre x360 13 vs. Vaio Z Flip

Face Off: Asus Zenbook UX360UA vs. HP Spectre x360 13 vs. Vaio Z Flip

Flagship convertibles. These 13-inch 2-in-1s are thin and light enough to potentially replace both your existing laptop and tablet. The new Kaby Lake Spectre x360 13 is perhaps the strongest contender in the category yet.
Battlefield 1 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Battlefield 1 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Great visuals. Battlefield once again shows how nice a video game can look nowadays. We will find out what that means for the system requirements for notebooks as well as desktop systems.
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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USB-C: A universal connector for the future but currently only usable with expensive adapters.

Apple's MacBook Pro is being criticized for its lack of standard ports

The new MacBook Pro has arrived, what is missing are all of the standard ports like HDMI, USB 3.0 or SD-Card reader. While Apple is saying that USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 are the future you will need a lot of expensive adapters for the time being.
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Apple will not release any more standalone displays on their own but instead work with partners like LG.

Apple: No more standalone displays!

Apple apparently decided to quit its standalone display business. This information was tweeted by the editor in chief at The Verge recently who claimed, that Apple told him about this change in direction. Instead of creating new displays on their own, Apple will work with partners like LG to deliver display solutions for the Mac.
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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
HP 250 G5 Y1V08UT (Celeron N3060, HD) Notebook Review

76% HP 250 G5 Y1V08UT (Celeron N3060, HD) Notebook Review

Cheap and slow. The 6 W Celeron CPU makes for a subpar Windows 10 experience even when equipped with a primary SSD. Quiet operation and long battery life are the main benefits for such a low-power configuration.
Intel Celeron N3060 | Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell) | 15.6" | 2 kg
Lenovo & Fujitsu: Talks about cooperation confirmed

Lenovo & Fujitsu: Talks about cooperation confirmed

Fujitsu and Lenovo have confirmed that both companies are in talks about a potential cooperation in the PC business. Its a confirmation of the rumors that surfaced earlier this month.
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System76 Lemur Ubuntu notebook now with Intel Kaby Lake processor

System76 Lemur gets a Kaby Lake upgrade

This Ubuntu Linux-powered now has the latest Intel processors inside, also offering USB Type-C connectivity and up to 32 GB of memory. Prices start at $699 USD (Intel Core i3, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB hard drive).
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Apple announced new Macbook Pro Lineup

Apple announced new Macbook Pro Lineup

Apple announced its new MacBook Pro lineup today. The new MacBooks are not only thinner and lighter, but are also equipped with the so called Touch Bar, which was already rumored ahead of the launch.
Apple MacBook Pro with Touch ID, OLED toolbar leaks online

Apple MacBook Pro with Touch ID and OLED toolbar leaks online

Images of the upcoming notebook were accidentally leaked by Apple, showing the OLED touch panel that replaces the function keys which was already mentioned by more rumors so far.
Asus Zenbook UX510UW-CN044T Notebook Review

83% Asus Zenbook UX510UW-CN044T Notebook Review

All-rounder with gaming qualities. With the Zenbook UX510UW, Asus has created a successful compromise of a good gaming laptop and all-rounder for everyday use. The slim laptop pleases with a good configuration and good rates. However, the laptop has its shortcomings.
Intel Core i7-6500U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2 kg
MSI GT73VR 6RF Titan Notebook Review

86% MSI GT73VR 6RF Titan Notebook Review

A souped-up GT72. We checked out the GT73VR last month in its 1080p and GTX 1070 configuration and were blown away by its performance and workmanship. The pricier 4K UHD and 1080 SKU is even better, but it makes some sacrifices regarding contrast and colors.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 4.1 kg
Aida64: v5.80 brings hotkeys, DPI scaling and AMD Bristol Ridge benchmarks

Aida64: v5.80 brings hotkeys, DPI scaling and AMD Bristol Ridge benchmarks

FinalWire today announced a new update for Aida64, the successor to Everest. Aida64 v5.80 supports the latest Windows 10 builds and the most recent hardware components, including the AMD RX 400 series and Nvidia's GTX 1050 GPUs.
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Acer and Lenovo shipments falling in EMEA

Acer and Lenovo PC shipments falling in EMEA

The overall PC market is relatively stable in the region as of Q3 2016 with only a slight decline in shipments compared to Q3 2015. Meanwhile, sales of business notebooks are offsetting the decline in demand for consumer notebooks.
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Lenovo E475/E575: Affordable ThinkPads with AMD Bristol Ridge Pro inside

Lenovo E475/E575: Affordable ThinkPads with AMD Bristol Ridge Pro inside

Lenovo and AMD have introduced the first ThinkPads with AMD Bristol Bride Pro platform, which is supposed to rivals Intels vPro CPUs. The new models E475 and E575 are going to be available starting in early November.
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Eurocom: 15.6

Eurocom: 15.6" Sky M5 R2 VR Ready gaming laptop launched

Eurocom launched the ultrathin 15.6" Sky M5 R2 VR Ready gaming laptop with Intel Core i7 6700HQ, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB GDDR5), 4G LTE Support, 64 GB DDR4 memory and 6 TB SSD storage.
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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
The Apple event on the 27th of October will most likely focus on laptops, Ming-Chi Kuo says.

"Hello Again" Apple event on October 27th to focus on laptops, KGI says

KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo unveiled his expectations for next week's Apple "Hello Again" event, which will take place on October 27th. He said, that Apple will focus on a redesigned MacBook Pro series and a 13 inch MacBook (Air). New iMacs and a MacBooknew external display will not be available until next year.
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Fujitsu Celsius H760 Workstation Review

86% Fujitsu Celsius H760 Workstation Review

Great success. The Fujitsu Celsius H760 is a successful example of a classic workstation. Performance, flexibility, quality and ergonomics are the most important characteristics. Our in-depth review shows what else you can expect from the test model.
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 | NVIDIA Quadro M2000M | 15.6" | 3 kg
Face Off: MSI GS63VR vs. Aorus X5S v5 vs. Aorus X5 v6

Face Off: MSI GS63VR vs. Aorus X5S v5 vs. Aorus X5 v6

Super-slim gaming. The GS63VR is one of the thinnest notebooks with GTX 1060 graphics, but how does it compare to the GTX 980M and GTX 1070 in the Aorus X5S v5 and X5 v6? Our measurements show the performance and power consumption gaps between these popular Maxwell and Pascal systems.
Razer announces high-end gaming laptop Razer Blade Pro

Razer announces High-End Gaming Laptop Razer Blade Pro

The desktop in your laptop: Intel Core i7 quad-core CPU, Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 GPU with 8 GB GDDR5 VRAM, 32 GB RAM, 2 TB PCIe SSD storage, 4K-display with G-Sync support as well as a mechanical keyboard. What sounds like components from a powerful gaming PC is actually crammed into a chassis that is just 22 millimeters thin. But can this work? We already had the chance to take a closer look at the device in a first hands-on.
Razer now livestreaming pre-announcement event on Twitch

Razer now livestreaming pre-announcement event on Twitch

The California-based gaming company is expected to announce a host of new Razer Blade SKUs based on Pascal and Kaby Lake.
MSI GT83VR 6RE Titan SLI Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

87% MSI GT83VR 6RE Titan SLI Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

Superlative. If the price is not important and you want the maximum amount of performance, the MSI GT83VR is currently the best solution for fans of desktop replacements. The 18-inch gaming laptop is equipped with two Pascal GPUs in an SLI system. The other components are also state of the art. Our review will show whether the cooling system can handle demanding 3D workloads.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop) | 18.4" | 5.5 kg
HP ProBook 655 G2 T9X09ET Notebook Review

81% HP ProBook 655 G2 T9X09ET Notebook Review

AMD @Business. Around 790 Euros (~$873) has to be put on the table for the ProBook 655 G2. For that, you get a business notebook which delights with good input devices, a robust casing and low operating noise. Unfortunately, it disappoints once again with the screen.
AMD Pro A8-8600B | AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo) | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Acer TravelMate X3 X349-M-7261 Notebook Review

84% Acer TravelMate X3 X349-M-7261 Notebook Review

A rounded bundle. Acer's slim laptop pleases with an elegant aluminum casing. The configuration is also fitting: IPS panel, fast processor, SSD. The good battery life, backlit keyboard, and a three-year warranty supplement this.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14" | 1.5 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"
Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-532-C47C with Intel Celeron N3060 processor

Acer Chromebook 15 model priced at $199 USD hits Walmart

This 15.6-inch notebook with Chrome OS on board offers 12 hours of battery life, packing a Celeron N3060 processor by Intel, 2 GB RAM, and 16 GB internal storage.
Eurocom: 15.6

Eurocom: 15.6" Sky MX5 R2 Gaming laptop with GeForce GTX 1070

Eurocom launched the 15.6" Sky MX5 R2 thin & light gaming laptop series with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 GPU, Intel Core i7 6700HQ CPU, up to 64 GB memory and 4G LTE support.
Mafia 3 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Mafia 3 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Interesting scenario with technical issues. One thing right away: You will be disappointed if you expect triple-A graphics from “Mafia 3”. The visual quality of the open-world game is average at best. Our benchmark test will show whether this is at least good news for users of low-end and mainstream PCs.

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