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Fujitsu ARROWS Tab V567/P Windows 10 Pro tablet coming soon to Japan

Fujitsu working on a 6-inch Windows 10 Pro device

The 6-inch phablet/tablet will launch as "ARROWS Tab V567/P," but will only be available in Japanese. Its technical specs are not public yet, but considering the price around $1,300 USD, a high-end Intel processor would not be a surprise.
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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 Budget Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks

January 2017 update. Here you will find the current 10 best office/business notebooks for under 800 Euros (~$834) 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 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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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

January 2017 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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MSI CX62 7QL Notebook Review

76% MSI CX62 7QL Notebook Review

Cool but slow. Don't let the GE62 chassis fool you - the CX62 is far too weak for most games and its 768p TN display is horrid.
Intel Core i5-7200U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
The new patent builds on an idea for a foldable device Microsoft attempted in 2009. (Source: USPTO)

What Microsoft's foldable device patent could mean for the Surface Phone

A recently-approved patent suggests that the company may be looking into foldable screens for their next device, which many expect to be the Surface Phone. If so, the Surface Phone may not be a smartphone in the usual sense.
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HP Windows 10 notebook, Windows 10 Anniversary Update security level is awesome

Windows 10 Anniversary Update is incredibly secure

Although not patches for two zero-day exploits, Windows 10 Anniversary Update machines were shielded from them, proving the excellent level of security achieved by this version of Microsoft's operating system.
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Samsung Smart Home Monitor part of the SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit

Samsung plans to retire its SmartThings app in April

Although the app that allows its users to control SmartThings-compatible IoT products will be retired on April 1, existing users will continue to receive technical support through June (sadly, only 2017).
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Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

January 2017 update. Here is the current list of Notebookcheck's top-ranked Windows tablets. This list is reviewed on a regular basis, checked by our editors and updated if needed. It is designed to help our readers with their purchase decisions.
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

January 2017 update. Here you will find the best current multimedia 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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Gole1 Plus mini PC/tablet with Intel Atom x5-Z8350 processor

Gole1 Plus mini PC coming soon

This mini desktop PC with an 8-inch touchscreen IPS display comes for about $200 USD, packing the quad-core Intel Atom x5-Z8350 processor, 4 GB RAM, and 64 GB internal storage.
The decreased licensing cost is the direct result of pressure on the market from inexpensive Chromebooks. (Source: Microsoft)

Pressured by Chromebooks, Microsoft will reduce Windows licensing costs on 14-inch and smaller notebooks

Microsoft has lowered the volume licensing fees for Windows notebooks with screen sizes of 14-inches or less for 2017. The move comes in an effort to combat the rising popularity of inexpensive Chromebooks.
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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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Civilization VI: Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Civilization VI: Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Better late than never. At the end of 2016, we got caught up in the excitement of Pascal, Kaby Lake and co. and entirely forgot about Civilization VI. To rectify our mistake, we are putting the latest addition to the Civilization family in the spotlight with multiple notebook and desktop PC tests.
Opera Neon experimental web browser now available for download

Opera Neon experimental web browser now available for download

This new piece of code does not aim to replace the user's main web browser, instead delivering a few interesting ideas in a visually appealing manner that Opera advertises as a preview of "the way it could be."
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One of Razer's stolen Valerie prototypes was listed on Chinese retail site Taobao. (Source: Liliputing)

Lost and found: Razer's stolen Valerie prototype listed on Chinese retail site

After being reported stolen earlier this week, Razer's triple-display notebook, codenamed Valerie, has made an appearance on Taobao, a Chinese retail website.
The Toughpad FZ-Q2 can dock to a separate backlit keyboard and features a rugged design. (Source: Panasonic)

Panasonic releases Toughpad FZ-Q2 ruggedized Windows tablet

The Toughpad runs full Windows 10 in a rugged package and is targeted at field professionals that need a sturdy tablet.
Lenovo ThinkPad E470 (Core i5, GeForce 940MX) Notebook Review

85% Lenovo ThinkPad E470 (Core i5, GeForce 940MX) Notebook Review

Small Update, Big Impact? The ThinkPad E470 is the latest addition to the popular Lenovo business series. This entry-level model of the E-series uses a 7th generation Intel Core processor and promises more performance and battery life. All of this for an attractive price. Is the quality still up to par?
Intel Core i5-7200U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 14" | 1.9 kg
The long-awaited update to the award-winning XPS 15 9550 is available for order on Dell's website now and will begin shipping in 2-3 weeks. (Source: Dell)

Dell's refreshed XPS 15 9560 with GTX 1050 and fingerprint scanner now up for order

The Dell XPS 15 9560, the much-awaited update to the XPS 15 9550, is finally up for order through Dell. The 9560 update brings Kaby Lake CPUs, Nvidia GTX 1050 graphics, fingerprint scanning, and Windows Hello support to everyone's favorite thin-and-light desktop replacement laptop.
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MSI GT72VR 7RE Dominator Pro Notebook Review

86% MSI GT72VR 7RE Dominator Pro Notebook Review

Gaming machine. MSI's GT72VR 7RE is a powerful 17.3-inch gaming notebook that handles modern games smoothly on the matte Full HD screen. The new Kaby Lake quad-core also leaves a good initial impression. Positive: The noise development is pretty restrained, despite the powerful hardware.
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.8 kg
Google Chrome web browser leading the market as of January 2017

Chrome is the most popular web browser

Less than a decade since its arrival, Google Chrome leads the market with an impressive 44 percent share, followed by Safari with around 25 percent. Internet Explorer only gets third place, with less than 16 percent.
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Windows 10 build 15002 changes to include blue light reduction and many other changes

Windows 10 build 15002 coming with big changes

This new major Insider Preview build comes with a massive list of fixes and tweaks, including advanced power settings for laptops and tablets, as well as a blue light reduction feature similar to the Night Light present in Android 7.1 Nougat.
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The Precision 3520 Mobile Workstation is available now, while the others will become available over the next two months. (Source: Dell)

Dell now offers Ubuntu-based developer versions of new Precision workstations

Dell's 3520, 5520, 7520, and 5720 Precision Workstations will all have the option of shipping with Ubuntu 16.07 LTS. The 3520 is available now, while the others are coming over the next few months.
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Users might still be able to upgrade to Windows 10 free of charge

Microsoft may have officially the free upgrade period months ago, but still seem to sponsor other free upgrade methods.
HP Pavilion x360 13t-u100 Convertible Review

75% HP Pavilion x360 13t-u100 Convertible Review

Good, basically. HP’s Pavilion x360 line provides a relatively affordable entry into the convertible market for those disinterested in the frills of typical high-end Ultrabooks but still unwilling to spring for bargain-bin fare. Today’s model even features a solid-state drive and IPS screen. Is this the ideal middle ground?
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
Acer TravelMate P259-MG-71UU Notebook Review

79% Acer TravelMate P259-MG-71UU Notebook Review

Disappointing screen. Acer launches a well-equipped 15.6-inch all-rounder on the market with the TravelMate P259-MG-71UU. The GeForce 940MX graphics core (GDDR5 version) allows playing many up-to-date computer games. Acer ruins the overall good impression with a poor screen and only middling battery life.
Intel Core i7-6500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
MSI GE72VR 6RF Apache Pro Notebook Review

83% MSI GE72VR 6RF Apache Pro Notebook Review

Apache is approaching! The well-known gaming notebook manufacturer MSI brings us an interesting combination. A fast quad core processor of the Skylake family and a Pascal-based GPU are at the core of the latest model. Learn how well the components fit each other in our in-depth review.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3 kg
8 GB SDRAM could soon become the standard for high-end handsets. (Source: SK Hynix)

SK Hynix announces 8GB LPDDR4X DRAM for phones

Semiconductor company SK Hynix has announced the release of 8 GB LPDDR4X DRAM, made possible through high-density 16Gb chips. The DRAM is 30% smaller and 20% more power efficient than current LPDDR4.
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Gartner predicts that a rebound of iPhone sales will primarily drive Apple to overtake Microsoft. (Source: Apple)

User-share of Macs may have hit a five-year-low, but Gartner predicts future Apple domination

Despite missed sales expectations and a five-year-low user share, research firm Gartner is predicting that iOS and macOS devices will overtake Windows in terms of devices shipped per-annum.
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Samsung Chromebook Pro closeup, one of the many Samsung products that got awards at CES 2017

CES 2017 | Samsung wins 120 awards

Next to quite a few media and industry awards, Samsung received no less than 34 CES Innovation Awards at this year's edition of the Las Vegas technology show, including a Best of Innovation award in the video display category.
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Ockel Sirius A Windows 10 hybrid tablet/desktop PC with Intel Atom processor, up to 8 GB RAM, 128 GB storage

Ockel unveils Sirius A and Sirius A Pro Windows 10 tablets

These Intel Atom-powered Windows 10 tablet/mini desktop PC hybrids come with 4 GB RAM/128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM/128 GB storage in silver, gray, or gold. Prices start at $699 USD, and early Indiegogo backers should get the first units by the end of May.
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HP Pavilion 14-al103ng Notebook Review

77% HP Pavilion 14-al103ng Notebook Review

Kaby Lake upgrade. HP's 14-inch laptop features a strong processor, low system noise, low temperature development, and an IPS screen. Sounds good. However, the Pavilion has some shortcomings.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.6 kg
AMD teases Avalon mini PC VR backpack powered by two Li-ion battery packs

CES 2017 | AMD teases Avalon mini PC VR backpack powered by two Li-ion battery packs

The high-power Avalon mini PC integrates an RX 480 GPU and doubles as a VR backpack with its two Li-ion battery packs for $1800 USD.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

January 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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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

January 2017 update. Here you will find the best notebooks below 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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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

January 2017 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$326) as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and commented on by our editors. This page is intended to help our readers decide which product to purchase.
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HP Pavilion 15t-au100 (W0P31AV) Notebook Review

76% HP Pavilion 15t-au100 (W0P31AV) Notebook Review

Hamstrung. A powerful current-generation i7 CPU combined with a dedicated GPU - on paper, the 15.6-inch HP Pavilion 15t-au100 seems like a very desirable notebook. A slow conventional hard drive, a dim display panel and the short battery life are the most notable drawbacks.
Intel Core i7-7500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

January 2017 update. Here you will find the latest best slim and lightweight mobile gaming notebooks 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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The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

January 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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Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook Pro 13 and 15

Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook Pro 13 and 15

Mac? No thanks. Apple's laptops continue to be popular. However, there are a few laptops for Windows users, which are quite similar to their counterparts from Cupertino. Here you will find the best devices from the Windows world competing with the Apple portfolio. January 2017 update
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Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook 12 and Air 13

Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook 12 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 January 2017
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

January 2017 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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GPD says the Pocket will have a CNC aluminum chassis and Gorilla Glass 3. (Source: GPD)

Makers of GPD WIN Console working on a premium 7-inch notebook

Chinese startup GPD has announced a more work-oriented concept for a pocket PC, aptly dubbed the GPD Pocket. The Pocket will have a 7-inch IPS touchscreen, aluminum chassis, and edge-to-edge keyboard with trackpoint.
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LG Gram updated with 60 Wh battery and Kaby Lake processor for 24 hours of autonomy

CES 2017 | LG updates the Gram family with Kaby Lake processors

No less than eight LG Gram laptops received Kaby Lake processors and DDR4 RAM, next to 256 or 512 GB SSDs. The most impressive is the 13.3-inch, 2.1-pound model with a Core i3-7100U processor and a 60 Wh battery, capable of providing 24 hours of autonomy on a single charge.
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MSI looks to compete with Razer's Core and the Alienware Graphics Amplifier with GUS, an e-GPU. (Source: MSI)

CES 2017 | MSI enters the e-GPU game with GUS

MSI's GUS looks to bring desktop graphics support to notebooks with Thunderbolt 3.
Lenovo IdeaPad 110-17IKB 80VK0001GE Notebook Review

75% Lenovo IdeaPad 110-17IKB 80VK0001GE Notebook Review

Flawed. This IdeaPad is available for 500 Euros (~$526). On the plus side, the laptop offers a strong Kaby Lake processor with dual-channel RAM and lots of storage space. However, the weak case and the dark, reflective screen can cause problems.
Intel Core i5-7200U | AMD Radeon R5 M430 | 17.3" | 3 kg
Acer Aspire ES1-533-P7WA Notebook Review

76% Acer Aspire ES1-533-P7WA Notebook Review

Full HD Home Office. This new 15.6-inch model from Acer is equipped with a matte FHD screen - a rare occurrence in the low-price segment. The laptop has a lot of storage space and creates low emissions: a simple home office notebook.
Intel Pentium N4200 | Intel HD Graphics 505 | 15.6" | 2.4 kg

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