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MSI GS43VR 6RE Phantom Pro Notebook Review

84% MSI GS43VR 6RE Phantom Pro Notebook Review

1080p60 gaming on a 14-incher. Stuff a GTX 1060 into an existing small form factor design and you'll automatically get one of the fastest 14-inch notebooks around. The GS40 series has made the leap to Pascal as the new GS43VR, though fan noise isn't necessarily any quieter.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 14" | 1.9 kg
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.
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The Razer Blade Stealth was updated with Kaby Lake CPU and bigger battery.

Razer: Blade Stealth Ultrabook updated with Kaby Lake CPU and bigger battery

Razer's Highend Ultrabook Blade Stealth was updated with a 7th Generation Kaby Lake Intel processor and a bigger battery. Prices start at 1.000 US-Dollars.
Sorry, folks! Future silicon requires the latest Microsoft platform.

Microsoft: Intel Kaby Lake- and AMD Zen-Chips only support Windows 10

Microsoft, Intel and AMD made it clear, that earlier Microsoft platforms before Windows 10 will not be supported anymore on next generation silicon. This could lead to Skylake-hardware being in high demand for the foreseeable future.
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Medion unveils 12.5-inch Akoya P3401T detachable notebook

IFA 2016 | Medion unveils 12.5-inch Akoya P3401T detachable notebook

The P3401T is launching before the end of this year for a starting price of 600 Euros with optional Core m7, 8 GB RAM, and 512 GB SSD.
Dell Inspiron 13 5368 Convertible Review

79% Dell Inspiron 13 5368 Convertible Review

Fold mode. Despite Surface Pro 4 convertibles with laptop power, manufacturers are throwing 360-degree laptops with standard processors onto the market. With a price tag of price of 1000 Euros (~$1115), they are not exactly cheap. Additional interfaces and maintenance have their price. How does Dell's 13.3-inch model fit into this field of competition?
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

September 2016 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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The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

September 2016 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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Alienware launches new gaming notebooks 17 R4, 15 R3, and 13 R3

Alienware launches new Gaming Notebooks

Alienware introduces new gaming notebooks at the convention PAX West. The manufacturer completely redesigned its mobile lineup and one main aspect was the cooling performance. The new devices will be shipped on September 30th, and the smaller Alienware 13 will be available about 4 weeks later.
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Asus VivoBook Flip TP301UA-DW006T Convertible Review

78% Asus VivoBook Flip TP301UA-DW006T Convertible Review

21 hours. Stylish aluminum dress meets 360-degree hinge. Is the 650 Euro (~$725) model a match for its more expensive rivals? Why does it last 21 hours when idling, but not even 5 hours when browsing on the Internet?
Intel Core i3-6100U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.7 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 1,000 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 1,000 Euros

September 2016 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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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

September 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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HP Pavilion Wave is the first desktop PC built around a 360-degree speaker

HP Pavilion Wave is the first desktop PC built around a 360-degree speaker

The small Pavilion Wave will be shipping this September 16th for $529 with a Core i5-6400T CPU, up to 8 GB RAM, and dedicated AMD R9 M470 graphics options.
Medion announces Akoya S3409 notebook with Kaby Lake

IFA 2016 | Medion announces Akoya S3409 notebook with Kaby Lake CPU

The 13.3-inch notebook can be configured with up to a Core i7-7500U CPU and a QHD+ 3200 x 1800 resolution display for a launch later this year.
We were live at IFA 2016 to check out Asus' next generation of Ultrabooks (Source: Asus)

IFA 2016 | Hands-on with the Asus ZenBook 3

The ZenBook 3 won't be out until October, but we were able to preview a unit at IFA to get a feel for its ultra-wide keyboard and build quality.
Face Off: Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 13 vs. Asus Zenbook UX360CA vs. Dell Inspiron 13 7359

Face Off: Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 13 vs. Asus Zenbook UX360CA vs. Dell Inspiron 13 7359

The $1000 13-inch convertible. The Core m Broadwell and Skylake series have made it possible to design even thinner and lighter notebooks powerful enough for basic home, school, and multimedia use. Add in 360-degree hinges and these can potentially double as a Windows tablet. We compare two from Lenovo and Asus to see how they stack up against a more "traditional" Skylake U-class convertible from Dell.
21 inch, curved display, desktop graphics card: Acers new gaming flagship definitely is an eye-catcher. (Photo: Acer)

IFA 2016 | Acer Predator 21X: Curved 21 inch gaming laptop with SLI graphics

Predator 21X comes with a curved display with eye-tracking technology and two desktop graphics cards.
Asus Transformer 3 Pro Windows convertible with Skylake processor

IFA 2016 | Asus Transformer Mini and Transformer 3 Pro to launch in Japan and Europe

These convertibles will hit the two areas next month, and more details on pricing and availability should be unveiled at IFA.
Seems that creepy writing is part of the basic look of every ransomware. (Foto: bleepingcomputer.com)

Ransomware: Fantom pretends to be a critical Windows update

Take care: There is a new Ransomware for Windows: Fantom is based on the EDA2 ransomware project and can't be counteracted at the moment.
Wine will soon allow you to run Windows programs on Chromebooks and tablets.

Wine: Bringing Windows programs to Chromebook

Open source software Wind already provides a shell that allows you to run Windows programs on Linux and Mac systems. Now, there will also be a variant for Android.
Schenker XMG P507 (Clevo P651RP6-G) Notebook Review

84% Schenker XMG P507 (Clevo P651RP6-G) Notebook Review

Pascal Debut. After many notebooks based on the brand new high-end GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 GPUs have passed through our hands, we can now take a look at the equally exciting GTX 1060. Is the 16 nm architecture also convincing in this case? The Schenker XMG P507 provides the answers.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.8 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

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

September 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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Face Off: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs. Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 vs. HP Elite x2 1012 G1 vs. HP Spectre x2 12 vs. Huawei MateBook

Face Off: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs. Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 vs. HP Elite x2 1012 G1 vs. HP Spectre x2 12 vs. Huawei MateBook

The Who's Who of the Windows world. Which is the most productive Windows tablet? Is it the Surface Pro 4, which occupies the first place of our Top 10? Learn about the details and differences of the most portable Windows companions.
Some Kindle users have trouble connecting their device to a PC running Windows 10. (Photo: Amazon)

Windows 10: Amazon Kindle can cause blue screen

With the Anniversary Update, Microsoft has also created some new problems: Amazon's e-reader Kindle is experiencing problems with Windows 10.
Asus ROG Strix GL502VS Notebook Review

85% Asus ROG Strix GL502VS Notebook Review

Let the games begin. Asus sent us one of the first 15-inch notebooks with the extremely fast Pascal GPU GeForce GTX 1070. The informed reader expects big performance gains and is not disappointed. The manufacturer focuses on continuity for the other aspects of the system, which is usually the correct decision.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
HP Pavilion x2 12 Convertible Review

81% HP Pavilion x2 12 Convertible Review

Affordable, but not perfect. HP does not even charge 700 Euros (~$790) for its new Windows detachable, which comes with a Core-m processor, a digitizer and a keyboard dock. But how does the device compare with the much more expensive Surface Pro 4 from Microsoft?
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12" | 1.5 kg
MSI GS73VR 6RF Notebook Review

84% MSI GS73VR 6RF Notebook Review

Thinnest Pascal yet. This complete chassis overhaul provides GTX 980M-level graphics performance in a smaller, lighter, and cooler package. Fan noise is still a stumbling point for a series that delicately balances between a razer-sharp design philosophy and enthusiast-level GTX GPUs.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.4 kg
There are not many new features to see, but there are less bugs in the latest Windows 10.

Windows 10: New Update for Anniversary Edition

New update KB3176934 brings Windows 10 to version 14393.82. New features are non-existant, but there are many bug fixes.
E Fun Nextbook 10.1 Windows 10 convertible tablet with Intel Atom x5-Z8300 processor

E Fun Nextbook 10.1 convertible hits Target

This $180 USD Windows 10 tablet with a detachable keyboard is powered by a Cherry Trail Intel Atom x5 processor, next to 2 GB of memory and 32 GB of internal storage.
Asus ROG G752VS Notebook Review

87% Asus ROG G752VS Notebook Review

Desktop replacement! The latest model of the ROG-series is supposed to be a big leap in terms of performance. Thanks to the brand-new and powerful Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 from the new Pascal lineup, the chances are not bad. This article will find out whether this plan works and if Asus can beat the rivals.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 4.5 kg
Andromium Superbook will be a second display for both Windows and Macs

Andromium Superbook will be a second display for both Windows and Macs

The Kickstarter campaign has met its goals to begin producing a notebook shell that can act as external displays for Windows PCs, Macs, and Android devices.
HP EliteBook 1030 G1 Subnotebook Review

88% HP EliteBook 1030 G1 Subnotebook Review

Happy without a fan. Despite its passively cooled Core-m processor, the EliteBook 1030 G1 can convince with excellent application performance, great input devices and a bright IPS display. Did HP create the new reference in the subnotebook segment?
Intel Core m7-6Y75 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Microsoft promising free Holographic update for Windows 10 PCs in 2017

Microsoft promising free Holographic update for Windows 10 PCs in 2017

Intel and Microsoft will iron out the specifications and hardware necessary to bring "mixed reality" VR applications to all mainstream Windows 10 PCs by next year.
Asus ROG G800VI Notebook Preview

Asus ROG G800VI Notebook Preview

Top dog. Following Nvidia’s launch of its Pascal architecture for desktop systems a few weeks ago, the power-efficient 16 nm technology is now available for notebooks as well. Asus has been one of the first manufacturers to sample the top model GeForce GTX 1080. Stage free for the 18-inch G800VI.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) | 18.4" | 5.5 kg
HP ProBook 650 G2 Notebook Review

84% HP ProBook 650 G2 Notebook Review

Pushing its luck? With the ProBook 650 G2, HP debuts a 15.6-inch laptop that aims to achieve decent runtimes thanks to its frugal ULV processor. Our report reveals what customers should consider when buying this device and where the ProBook is situated in terms of performance.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
HP EliteBook 725 G3 Subnotebook Review

82% HP EliteBook 725 G3 Subnotebook Review

More Middle-Class, Less Elite. HP shows their loyalty to AMD by using an AMD APU in their new subnotebook, the EliteBook 725 G3. Sadly, the price tag of roughly 1,000 Euros (~$1133) does not match the performance of this device. Our test model offered short battery life, a noisy fan and a dark screen with low contrast and poor viewing angles.
AMD Pro A10-8700B | AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo) | 12.5" | 1.3 kg
Gigabyte P37 gaming laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics

Gigabyte P35 & P37 receive NVIDIA Pascal graphics

Both notebooks come with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, a Skylake Intel Core i7 processor, as well as an optional DDR4 2400MHz memory upgrade.
Gigabyte P55 gaming laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics

Gigabyte updates the P55 & P57 series with NVIDIA Pascal

The 17.3-inch P57 now features GeForce GTX 1070 graphics, while the smaller P55 has a GeForce GTX 1060 graphics adapter under the hood.
Lenovo teaser video hints at new product announcements for IFA 2016

Lenovo teaser video hints at new product announcements for IFA 2016

The manufacturer is expected to show off a host of products and refreshes next month in Berlin including unannounced MotoMods and Yoga convertibles.
MSI GS73VR Stealth Pro ultra-slim gaming notebook with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics

MSI reveals ultra-slim GS73VR Stealth gaming notebook

With the main body made of high-density aluminum alloy, this light gaming laptop uses NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics and a Skylake processor, as well as MSI's Cooler Boost Trinity technology.
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Asus ROG GX800VH Notebook Preview

Asus ROG GX800VH Notebook Preview

Born for 4K. Fans of high-resolution gaming are often faced with performance problems. Even the flagship model from Nvidia’s Maxwell generation, the GTX 980, struggles in 3840 x 2160. The situation is much better with the Pascal successor GTX 1080. This is confirmed by the Asus GX800, which is even powered by an SLI configuration.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop) | 18.4" | 5.7 kg
MSI GT72VR 6RE-015US Notebook Review

87% MSI GT72VR 6RE-015US Notebook Review

Pascal power. The GT72S has been renewed as the GT72VR in time for Nvidia's all-powerful mobile Pascal series. While some new features have been added, a few have also been removed to make room for the higher-end GT73VR.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.9 kg
MSI GT62VR 6RE Dominator Pro Notebook Review

85% MSI GT62VR 6RE Dominator Pro Notebook Review

Clear statement. In line with the notebook launch of Nvidia's Pascal architecture, MSI announces a new high-end system based on the GeForce GTX 1070. The performance of the GT62VR is not only supposed to beat devices with the GTX 970M, but also notebooks equipped with the GTX 980M by quite a margin. Our review will find out if that is the case.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.9 kg
MSI GE62VR Apache and GE72VR Apache gaming notebook series now official

MSI announces GE72VR and GE62VR Apache series

Positioned as high-value gaming notebooks, the GE72VR and GE62VR Apache come with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics and Intel Core i7 processors.
HP Pavilion 17 FHD V3A33AV Notebook Review

76% HP Pavilion 17 FHD V3A33AV Notebook Review

Loud gamer. It's got the looks of a multimedia notebook and the GPU of a gaming machine. While versatile, the system runs much louder than your standard Ultrabook even during low loads.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 17.3" | 3 kg
MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro ultralight gaming notebook with GeForce GTX 1060 graphics

MSI unveils GS63VR Stealth Pro ultra-slim gaming notebook

This slim 4.2-pound gaming notebook is powered by the high-end Intel Core i7 6700HQ processor and uses NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics.
MSI GT62VR Dominator Pro gaming notebook with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics

MSI announces GT72VR and GT62VR Dominator series

These two new gaming notebooks for enthusiasts feature 4K displays and come with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 graphics.
MSI GT83VR Titan SLI gaming notebook with Intel Core i7 K series and GeForce GTX 1080 SLI

MSI unveils GT83VR Titan SLI gaming notebook

This ultimate gaming machine features a 17.3-inch display, a Intel Core i7 K series processor, and support for dual GTX 1070 or GTX 1080 in SLI mode.
Surface Book refresh and AiOs purportedly coming H1 2017

Surface Book refresh and AiOs purportedly coming H1 2017

The latest rumors are claiming that the second generation Surfaced Book will be redesigned to remove the fulcrum gap and will be revealed alongside a new lineup of Surface All-in-Ones.
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HP ProBook 640 G2 Notebook Review

84% HP ProBook 640 G2 Notebook Review

Successful reiteration. High-quality input devices, a Full HD panel, long battery life - it seems as if HP has bundled a convincing office package with its ProBook 640 G2. Unfortunately, some weaknesses in details ruin the otherwise good overall impression.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 2 kg

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