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The Aero 14 is back and VR Ready. (Source: GIGABYTE)

Gigabyte releases updated Aero 14 with GTX 1060

Gigabyte's battery-packed (94.24 Wh) Aero14 has been upgraded with a VR-Ready GTX 1060. Other specs include a QHD IPS display, storage up to 1TB m.2 PCIE SSD, and RAM up to 32 GB DDR4-2400.
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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.
MSI CX72-7QLi581 Notebook Review

77% MSI CX72-7QLi581 Notebook Review

All-rounder. The CX72 is a 17.3-inch notebook destined to sit on the home-office table. The laptop has low heat and noise emissions and a powerful Kaby Lake processor, but the display is lacking. We will find out more about this model in our detailed review.
Intel Core i5-7200U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 17.3" | 2.8 kg
Face Off: HP Omen 17 vs. Aorus X7 DT v6 vs. EVGA SC17

Face Off: HP Omen 17 vs. Aorus X7 DT v6 vs. EVGA SC17

Portable powerhouse. The Aorus X7 DT v6 is one of the thinnest notebooks available with the GTX 1080. What benefits will users get from its $3100 USD asking price compared to the $2800 USD EVGA SC17 or $1700 USD HP Omen 17?
The internal hard drive is the only major component that can be replaced by the end user. (Source: iFixIt)

Teardown reveals Microsoft Surface Studio has limited user upgradeability

Most major components are soldered on and cannot be replaced. However, the device appears to be fairly repairable.
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
Face Off: Toshiba Portege Z30 vs. Dell Latitude 13 7370 vs. HP EliteBook 1030 G1

Face Off: Toshiba Portege Z30 vs. Dell Latitude 13 7370 vs. HP EliteBook 1030 G1

Core m business notebooks. The "traditional" Portege Z30 stands on relatively equal ground with the the thinner and fanless alternatives from Dell and HP in terms of weight and missing features.
Acer Aspire E5-774-54HJ Notebook Review

80% Acer Aspire E5-774-54HJ Notebook Review

Cheap DTR.The Aspire E5-774 works very quietly, barely heats up, offers simple upgrade options, an FHD screen and good battery life - a nice desktop replacement. The price is relatively low at 550 Euros (~$583), but the laptop does not come with a Windows OS.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 17.3" | 3 kg
No Man's Sky is an open-world adventure game for Playstation 4 and Windows. (Source: Hello Games)

Foundation Update brings new features to No Man's Sky

The update brings some major changes and is the first in a line of planned improvements for the game.
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.
Lenovo Yoga 510-14IKB Convertible Review

82% Lenovo Yoga 510-14IKB Convertible Review

Imperfect. Lenovo has put a largely useless dedicated graphics card in its new 14-inch convertible. Thankfully, the other components ensure the device can do its job as a mobile office companion. In our detailed review, we will check this model and see how its limited battery life and other flaws stack up in comparison to the competition.
Intel Core i5-7200U | AMD Radeon R5 M430 | 14.0" | 1.7 kg
Lenovo Miix 520 Windows convertible with Intel Kaby Lake processor

Lenovo Miix 520 Windows convertible leaks online

The successor of the Miix 510 convertible uses a Kaby Lake processor and sports a fanless design, also featuring an augmented reality camera and a fingerprint scanner. It should be announced soon and is expected to carry a rather high price tag.
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Windows Holographic, Microsoft's own VR software, should run on fairly low-end system. (Source: The Verge)

Minimum requirements for Windows Holographic unveiled

Microsoft's foray into virtual reality should be much more accessible than other available options.
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.
Aorus X7 DT v6 Notebook Review

85% Aorus X7 DT v6 Notebook Review

Boundless performance. Gigabyte has taken the design of their AORUS gaming notebook to the next level with the advent of the X7 DT v6. With class-leading GPU and CPU performance, speedy solid-state storage, and powerful networking and display options, can anything slow it down?
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
EVGA SC17 GTX 1070 Notebook Review

83% EVGA SC17 GTX 1070 Notebook Review

More power, same features. The impressive overclock-ready SC17 is now officially on the Pascal train, but its continuing lack of features puts the notebook at a disadvantage in the 17-inch gaming category.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 4.1 kg
Fujitsu unveils new U series notebooks with Kaby Lake

Fujitsu unveils new U series notebooks with Kaby Lake

The new lightweight Lifebook U7x7 series spans 12.5-inch to 15.6-inch screen sizes designed for mobility without sacrificing full-size ports.
Dell Latitude 14 Rugged 5414 Notebook Review

88% Dell Latitude 14 Rugged 5414 Notebook Review

Robust. This robust 14-inch laptop from Dell will thrive in harsh conditions. The very bright IPS screen and the whopping 97 Wh battery ensure that this laptop is ready for wherever your work takes you.
Intel Core i5-6300U | AMD Radeon R7 M360 | 14" | 3 kg
Lenovo Yoga 510-15IKB Notebook Review

78% Lenovo Yoga 510-15IKB Notebook Review

2-in-1 convertible laptop With the Yoga 510-15IKB, Lenovo delivers a convertible laptop in 15.6-inch format. Thanks to the 360° rotatable screen, this device offers several modes of operation.
Intel Core i5-7200U | AMD Radeon R7 M460 | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

November 2016 update. Here's a list of the best XL-sized smartphones - with screen sizes of 5.5 inches and greater - we've reviewed 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 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

November 2016 update. Here's a list of the best compact smartphones - with screen sizes of 5-inches or less - we've reviewed 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 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

November 2016 update. Here you will find the latest smartphones 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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Dishonored 2 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Dishonored 2 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

The Performance Enigma. Gaming qualities aside: the stealth-action game, Dishonored 2, is not running as smoothly as one would expect. The PC version is suffering from performance drops. In the following review, we will check how the game runs on notebooks.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

November 2016 update. Here you will find the current best tablets 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 Smartphones under 120 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

November 2016 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 120 Euros (~$130) 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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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

November 2016 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 300 Euros (~$340) 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. October 2016 update.
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Lenovo IdeaPad 510-15IKB Notebook Review

81% Lenovo IdeaPad 510-15IKB Notebook Review

Too expensive. Lenovo's 15.6-inch all-rounder scores with good equipment, a decent portion of computing power, and gaming suitability. The battery life can only be called mediocre. Furthermore, Lenovo demands an exorbitant price of 999 Euros (~$1058) for the laptop.
Intel Core i7-7500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Farming Simulator 17 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Farming Simulator 17 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Let's get cracking! A word to the wise at the big gaming companies, where they routinely spend millions and put casts of thousands to work developing high-end games. Alongside all those big boys -- like Battlefield, FIFA, and Assassin's Creed -- Germans also delight in playing on a farming simulator. Here's a look at what's up with the latest version, as shown in this benchmark report.
Google Translate offers better translations starting today thanks to Neural Machine Translation.

Google Translate: Now using Neural Machine Translation in 8 languages

Google started making translations more human and accurate today by using Neural Machine Translation in eight languages for instance English, Spanish und German. You can take advantage of the better translations starting today.
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

November 2016 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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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

November 2016 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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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 MSI Trident is the smallest VR-ready desktop PC. (Source: MSI)

MSI launches the Trident, a console sized VR gaming PC

MSI's is claiming their new Trident gaming PC is the smallest VR-capable device. Can it successfully bring virtual reality into the living room?
Dishonored 2, Bethesda's newest title, runs smoothly on consoles but suffers from inconsistent performance on the PC. (Source: Bethesda)

Dishonored 2 noted to have severe performance issues on PC

Bethesda's newest title, Dishonored 2, is suffering from inconsistent performance on the PC. Reviewers and early buyers have expressed their discontent, prompting Bethesda to release a patch sometime this week.
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

November 2016 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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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks

November 2016 update. Here you will find the current 10 best office/business notebooks for under 800 Euros (~$877) 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

November 2016 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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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

November 2016 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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Titanfall 2 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Titanfall 2 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

War mechs on Speed. Every Fall, we have new versions of single and multiplayer shooter games to evaluate. Alongside the reigning leaders “Battlefield 1” and “Call of Duty Infinite Warfare”, “Titanfall 2” is also seeking to carve out its piece of the gaming pie for 2016. Here, we test its performance on a variety of (Notebook) GPUs.
The backlit keyboard can either connect through Pins or via Bluetooth 4.2.

Eve V: Specs of the Surface killer are final

A week after we first told you about the Eve V, the first crowd sourced 2-in-1 laptop, the specifications have been updated and are now final. We compared them to the Surface Pro 4 from Microsoft.
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Asus Transformer Book T302CA-FL010T Convertible Review

83% Asus Transformer Book T302CA-FL010T Convertible Review

Steeplechase. Asus treats its 12.5-inch Transformer Book to Intel's Skylake generation and also installs a second battery into the keyboard dock. This gives the new Transformer Book longer stamina. However, the newly gained performance cannot really be utilized.
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.5" | 1.5 kg
Affinity Photo, a powerful photo editing tool and alternative to Photoshop, is now available for Windows. (Source: Affinity Photo)

Serif's Affinity Photo app now available for Windows as a beta

Serif's Affinity Photo, named by Apple as the best app for Macs in 2015, was recently made available as a beta for Windows. Could this move encourage creatives to leave Photoshop behind for a cheaper alternative?
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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

In the shadow of Battlefield 1. Activision launches the latest part of the extremely successful Call of Duty series almost immediately after the launch of EA's excellent World War I shooter. In this benchmark test, we will check whether the graphics can keep up with the main rival or if we are dealing with another frame rate fiasco similar to the predecessor Black Ops 3.
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
Lenovo Miix 510 Pro 80U10006GE Convertible Review

82% Lenovo Miix 510 Pro 80U10006GE Convertible Review

Surface Follower. A 2-in-1 following in the footsteps of the MS Surface Pro 4 will likely be compared to it. Lenovo's convertible features better connectivity and a better SSD, but the display and the cameras are lacking.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12.2" | 1.2 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

84% 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
Asus Transformer 3 Pro Windows convertible now available via Amazon

Asus Transformer 3 Pro hits Amazon

This 12.6-inch convertible can be purchased for $1,499 USD with a setup that includes a 2.5 GHz Intel Core i7 6500U processor, 16 GB RAM, and a 512 GB SSD. A Surface Pro 4 with the same specs is $400 USD more expensive.
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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

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