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Dell Latitude 7400 Laptop Review: Even the high end is not free from weaknesses

87% Dell Latitude 7400 Laptop Review: Even the high end is not free from weaknesses

Business High End. Dell's 14-inch business laptop boasts a long battery life, an excellent keyboard and a fast NVMe SSD. The matte IPS display, however, could have a greater maximum brightness. In addition, the fan emits a high-pitched whistling noise.
Intel Core i7-8665U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.5 kg
Sascha Mölck, Sat, 21 Sep 2019 19:10:00 +0200
HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3 Laptop Review: An extremely bright convertible with a matte touchscreen and privacy features

88% HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3 Laptop Review: An extremely bright convertible with a matte touchscreen and privacy features

As bright as can be. HP is one of the few OEMs that sells business laptops with bright optional displays. The EliteBook x360 1030 G3 is one such device, which has an optional 700 cd/m² display. Read on to find out whether the display can live up to its billing and how it affects battery life. We shall be looking at the Sure View privacy filter that HP incorporates too.
Intel Core i7-8550U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:41:16 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 with Full HD laptop review: Brighter and longer battery life

91% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 with Full HD laptop review: Brighter and longer battery life

The better display for mobile use. After the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 with the matte WQHD display, we now take a look at the matte low-power 1080p panel with an advertised brightness of 400 nits.
Intel Core i7-8565U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.1 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Fri, 13 Sep 2019 20:52:31 +0200
Dell Latitude 7300 Laptop Review: business subnotebook falls short of its performance goals

87% Dell Latitude 7300 Laptop Review: business subnotebook falls short of its performance goals

Small business professional with exceptional battery life. Intel's Whiskey Lake CPUs found their way into Dell's Latitude series. The redesigned Latitude 7300 features one as well, and it surprised us with its decent upgradeability (RAM) and long battery life. Unfortunately, not all that glitters is gold, and the laptop's CPU performance was the fly in the ointment.
Intel Core i7-8665U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Tue, 10 Sep 2019 23:33:36 +0200
The Pantone-validated 4K touchscreen works with Wacom's magnetic rechargeable stylus. (Source: Acer)

IFA 2019 | Acer showcases ConceptD 9 Pro convertible workstation

The ConceptD 9 Pro is using the same chassis as the Predator Triton 900, but comes tailor-made for demanding CG artists with Nvidia's RTX Quadro 5000 GPUs and a Wacom ERM stylus. It also packs gen 9 i9 octa-core CPUs coupled with ...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 10 Sep 2019 16:41:00 +0200
Dynabook claims that the new Tecra X50 is the company's thinnest and lightest 15-inch notebook to date. (Source: Dynabook)

Dynabook announces thin and light 15.6-inch Tecra X50 business notebook

Unlike other OEMs that immediately jumped on the Ice Lake bandwagon, Dynabook decided to stick with Whiskey Lake and powered the new Tecra X50 with a Core i7-8665U CPU. The business-class notebook also comes with a 15.6-inch IGZO ...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 06 Sep 2019 16:40:00 +0200
The Acer Swift 5 gets an upgrade to Intel Ice Lake and NVIDIA MX250. (Source: Acer)

IFA 2019 | Acer launches new Swift 3 and Swift 5 notebooks with Intel Ice Lake and NVIDIA MX250 graphics

Acer has updated the Swift 3 and Swift 5 notebooks to offer Intel Ice Lake and NVIDIA GeForce MX250 options. The new Swift laptops are thin and extremely lightweight thanks to a magnesium alloy chassis. Both the Swift 3 and Swift ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:54:00 +0200
Even though Intel chose to collaborate with lesser-known OEMs like Eluktronics, the build quality and thermal performance is unparalleled. (Source: Eluktronics)

Intel develops the lightest gaming laptops with large batteries and outstanding thermal performance

Thanks to a full-magnesium chassis, the Mag-15 gaming laptop developed by Intel in collaboration with Eluktronics is the lightest and thinnest on the market right now. It also comes with one of the largest 94 Whr batteries and the...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 03 Sep 2019 16:25:00 +0200
Dell Latitude 5300

87% Dell Latitude 5300 Laptop Review: A small business laptop with LTE

With an optional anti-reflective touch screen. At just 13 inches, the Dell Latitude 5300 is a small and lightweight companion for everyday business. Users do not have to go without safety features and the maintenance options are reasonable. What else is in the small business laptop, we clarify in our review.
Intel Core i5-8365U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Mike Wobker, Fri, 30 Aug 2019 08:02:00 +0200
Same exterior for the X and T-series, but with new 10th-gen Intel interiors. (Source: Ultrabookreview)

Lenovo brings Intel 10th gen "Comet Lake" to ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga, T490, and X390

Some of Lenovo's most popular ThinkPad laptops, the X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga, T490, and X390, have been updated with Intel's 10th generation Comet Lake CPUs. The L13 and L13 Yoga have also been given a thinner, lighter design makeover.
Douglas Black, Tue, 27 Aug 2019 16:06:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 2019 Laptop Review: Slim workstation with stronger GPU and weaker CPU

90% Lenovo ThinkPad P1 2019 Laptop Review: Slim workstation with stronger GPU and weaker CPU

Turing refresh with CPU weakness. Lenovo has introduced the second generation of its slim, high-end ThinkPad P1 workstation into the market. Included on board are the newest Nvidia Quadro GPUs based on Turing, significantly brighter display options, and the newest Intel processors. However, the Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 2 shows some weaknesses in the CPU performance, of all things.
Intel Core i7-9850H | NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 1.7 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:30:30 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2019 Laptop Review: Aluminum Unibody & Great Speakers

89% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2019 Laptop Review: Aluminum Unibody & Great Speakers

AluPad with touch weakness. In a whole new look, Lenovo presents the flagship of its Convertible ThinkPads, the ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2019. The new, more compact aluminum case is convincing in the test, as well as many other features of the new X1 Yoga Gen 4. However, it has a flaw we did not expect. What this is, you will read in this detailed review!
Intel Core i7-8565U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.3 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:20:52 +0200
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA

84% Gigabyte Aero 15 XA Laptop Review: With OLED panel and 4K in a new design

RTX graphics in a slim case. While Gigabyte has discreetly changed the design of its Aero notebooks, it remains true to its previous line. With the Aero 15 OLED XA, buyers are greeted by a slim and powerful notebook with many connections. We find out in our test what performance exactly you can expect.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Mike Wobker, Wed, 31 Jul 2019 19:09:59 +0200
The 'new' LG UltraFine 5K monitor. (Source: LG)

LG refreshes the UltraFine 5K monitor for 2019

The UltraFine 5K monitor by LG is typically marketed as an ideal companion screen for Macs or MacBooks. However, it mysteriously vanished from Apple's website not long ago. Now, it is back as a new model for this year.
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 31 Jul 2019 18:59:00 +0200
Dell's XPS 15 series of notebooks have often struggled with various forms of throttling since 2015.

Dell pushes out BIOS update for XPS 15 7590 to fix GPU throttling issue

The XPS 15 7590 has suffered from a severe GPU throttling issue under sustained load since it's release over a month ago, but Dell has finally pushed out a BIOS update to help fix the issue.
Douglas Black, Wed, 31 Jul 2019 13:21:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 WQHD Live Review: Still the reference among business laptops?

90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 WQHD Live Review: Still the reference among business laptops?

Even slimmer and lighter, but the keyboard takes a step in the wrong direction. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is Lenovo's flagship business laptop and primarily convinced us with its portable chassis in recent years, without sacrificing ports or performance. The 7th generation is even more compact and gets new display options. Is the 2019 ThinkPad X1 Carbon with the WQHD screen as successful as the previous models or is the 2018 model the better choice? Update: Case, input devices, CPU Undervolting
Intel Core i7-8665U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.1 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Thu, 25 Jul 2019 11:59:55 +0200
HP Omen 15 Review: affordable entry-level gamer with decent battery life

82% HP Omen 15 Review: affordable entry-level gamer with decent battery life

Well balanced. Thanks to its Core i5-9300H CPU and GeForce GTX 1650 GPU the Omen 15 is capable of running all current games smoothly on its matte 15.6-inch FHD IPS display, and as a bonus it comes with an NVMe SSD and a decent battery life. If only the display was not so dim.
Intel Core i5-9300H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Sascha Mölck, Wed, 24 Jul 2019 23:39:42 +0200
Apple MacBook Air 2018 (i5, 256 GB) Laptop Review

88% Apple MacBook Air 2018 (i5, 256 GB) Laptop Review

Better display and slow processor. Apple pretty much ignored its MacBook Air for a couple of years and there was much speculation about the end of the series. Now, we get a completely redesigned model including a modern display. Is it an alternative to the more-expensive MacBook Pro 13 for many users, or is it somewhat redundant? Update: Display measurements after the 400-nits update added
Intel Core i5-8210Y | Intel UHD Graphics 617 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Tue, 23 Jul 2019 19:26:57 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad T590 business laptop review: Large & lightweight, but bad screen

89% Lenovo ThinkPad T590 business laptop review: Large & lightweight, but bad screen

Forsaken by the screen. The Lenovo ThinkPad T590 is a larger version of the popular ThinkPad T490. The bigger chassis offers some advantages and the ThinkPad T590 is the lightest 15.6-inch ThinkPad of the T series so far. Unfortunately, it is worse than its smaller sister model in one key aspect.
Intel Core i7-8565U | NVIDIA GeForce MX250 | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:36:55 +0200
Lenovo IdeaPad S940 Laptop Review: Slimmer, Lighter, Sleeker

85% Lenovo IdeaPad S940 Laptop Review: Slimmer, Lighter, Sleeker

Slimmer, lighter, sleeker. The quest for the sleekest and most portable laptop continues unabated with Lenovo’s IdeaPad S940, easily one of the most attractive machines we’ve seen to date. With a dazzling 4K HDR display, Dolby Atmos audio, a Core i7 CPU, and a tiny footprint, is this $2,000 work of art the one to beat?
Intel Core i7-8565U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.2 kg
Steve Schardein, Sun, 30 Jun 2019 18:30:38 +0200
MSI GS75 Stealth 9SG Laptop Review: A slim and powerful gaming laptop with good battery life

84% MSI GS75 Stealth 9SG Laptop Review: A slim and powerful gaming laptop with good battery life

Slender gamer. The sleek MSI GS75 Stealth 9SG handles all modern triple-A games with ease thanks to its Core i7-9750H processor and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU. The 17.3-inch device has good battery life too, lasting longer between charges than even some office laptops.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | 17.3" | 2.3 kg
Sascha Mölck, Fri, 28 Jun 2019 19:45:27 +0200
So much better than before: Razer Blade Pro 17 Laptop Review

88% So much better than before: Razer Blade Pro 17 Laptop Review

The gold standard for ultrathin 17-inch gaming laptops. It may have took Razer a few tries, but they've finally crafted a nearly perfect Blade laptop and one of the best gaming laptops for its size category. This latest Blade Pro iteration drops the inessential features of previous generations for a lighter, smaller, more efficient, and more streamlined gaming experience that everyone — and not just Razer fans — can appreciate.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | 17.3" | 2.8 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 21 Jun 2019 18:07:11 +0200
The Cable Matters Dual-Input USB-C Docking Station with Dual HDMI for 4K. (Source: Cable Matters)

Cable Matters offers a dock that can drive 2 4K/60Hz monitors with a MacBook Pro for under US$200

The connectivity-equipment maker Cable Matters has released a new docking station that can expand a MacBook Pro's output by up to 2x 4K at 60Hz via HDMI. This Dual-Input USB-C accessory can also support 80W Power Delivery (PD) cha...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:01:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad X390 Yoga (i7, FHD) Convertible Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad X390 Yoga (i7, FHD) Convertible Review

A quick-change artist in pinstripes. For the first time since 2015 Lenovo has developed a new case for its business-oriented ThinkPad Yoga convertible. The Lenovo ThinkPad X390 Yoga is slimmer than its predecessor and offers improved CPU performance. However, the convertible lacks several features available in the normal ThinkPad X390. We have done an in-depth review of the convertible laptop with an Intel Whiskey Lake processor.
Intel Core i7-8565U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:19:22 +0200
Razer Blade 15 vs. MSI GS65 RTX Edition: Sorry MSI, but Razer has the edge yet again

Razer Blade 15 vs. MSI GS65 RTX Edition: Sorry MSI, but Razer has the edge yet again

Slightly cooler, slightly quieter, slightly smaller, and slightly faster — the little things all add up for a more favorable experience on the Razer Blade 15.
Allen Ngo, Fri, 07 Jun 2019 21:35:00 +0200
Two heads are better than one: The AMD Radeon Pro Vega II Duo combines two Vega 20 GPUs on a single PCB. (Source: AMD)

AMD Radeon Pro Vega II Duo displaces the NVIDIA Titan RTX to become the "world's most powerful GPU", but don't expect to game on it anytime soon

Shortly after Apple announced the Mac Pro desktop earlier this week, AMD said that it is introducing two new Vega 20 cards for workstation users — the Radeon Pro Vega II and the Radeon Pro Vega II Duo targeted at high-compute work...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Fri, 07 Jun 2019 10:32:00 +0200
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.9 GHz i9, Vega 20) Laptop Review

91% Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.9 GHz i9, Vega 20) Laptop Review

Are the i9 and Vega 20 good upgrades? Besides the regular Radeon Pro chips, Apple also offers its MacBook Pro 15 with the professional AMD Pro Vega graphics adapters. We review the top model with the Intel Core i9 and the Radeon Vega 20 Pro.
Intel Core i9-8950HK | AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20 | 15.6" | 1.8 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Tue, 04 Jun 2019 22:32:24 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad P53 mobile workstation leaks with Quadro RTX 5000 & OLED screen

Lenovo ThinkPad P53 mobile workstation leaks with Quadro RTX 5000 & OLED screen

The newest generation of mobile workstations from Lenovo, the Lenovo ThinkPad P73 and ThinkPad P53, have leaked ahead of their official announcement. The smaller Lenovo ThinkPad P53 receives a lot of upgrades, including an OLED sc...
Benjamin Herzig, Sat, 01 Jun 2019 01:07:00 +0200
Mobile Nvidia Quadro RTX 3000, 4000, and 5000 to debut on the upcoming Dell Precision 7740 (Source: Dell)

Mobile Nvidia Quadro T2000, RTX 3000, 4000, and 5000 to debut on the upcoming Dell Precision 7740

Nvidia Quadro launches are generally quieter and more discreet when compared to their GeForce counterparts. Expect the next generation of mobile Turing-based Quadro GPUs to appear first on the latest Dell Precision laptops this Ju...
Allen Ngo, Tue, 28 May 2019 09:00:00 +0200
Gigabyte Aero 17 is finally here with 240 Hz FHD and 4K UHD HDR options

Computex 2019 | Gigabyte Aero 17 is finally here with 240 Hz FHD and 4K UHD HDR options

The upcoming 17.3-inch system will be just 0.2 inches thicker and 0.8 pounds heavier than the new Aero 15 with a different set of display options. Most core configurable options will be the same between them.
Allen Ngo, Tue, 28 May 2019 08:01:00 +0200
The Asus Prime X299 Edition 30 motherboard comes with two LiveDash OLED displays. (Image source: Asus)

Computex 2019 | Asus commemorates 30 years in business with the awesome Prime X299 Edition 30 motherboard

Asus has revealed a new motherboard as part of its celebrations of enjoying 30 years in business. The Prime X299 Edition 30 supports the LGA 2066 socket that is compatible with Skylake-X, Kaby Lake-X, and Skylake-W processors from...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 27 May 2019 14:00:00 +0200
Dell G5 15 5590 (i7-8750H, RTX 2060, SSD, FHD) Laptop Review

83% Dell G5 15 5590 (i7-8750H, RTX 2060, SSD, FHD) Laptop Review

Long-lasting gaming laptop. The hardware in the Dell G5 allows for all modern computer games to run smoothly on the 15.6-inch display (FHD, IPS). The configuration is also appealing: SSD + HDD, 8 GB RAM (dual-channel mode is enabled) and Thunderbolt 3. The outstanding battery life is surprising. However, this price level also requires some compromises.
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.7 kg
Sascha Mölck, Sun, 26 May 2019 23:38:29 +0200
The Dell Precision 7740 is shaping up to be an incredible workstation laptop. (Image source: Chiphell)

Full specifications for Dell Precision 7740 leak: New Intel Core and Xeon CPUs; AMD Radeon Pro WX and mobile Nvidia Quadro RTX GPUs confirmed

Marketing material and the features and technical specifications sheet for the Dell Precision 7740 workstation have apparently been leaked on the Chinese website Chiphell. The new information seems to match the details in document...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 25 May 2019 09:56:00 +0200
Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model (i7-9750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q, 240 Hz) Laptop Review

89% Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model (i7-9750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q, 240 Hz) Laptop Review

Now even more advanced than before. The Blade 15 is barely one year old and Razer is continuing to push it to the limits with new CPU, Wi-Fi, and display options. How much of a performance boost can this new 9th gen Intel and RTX 2080 Max-Q SKU offer over the last 8th gen Intel and RTX 2070 Max-Q SKU?
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 21 May 2019 08:30:06 +0200
Image via Apple.com

UltraFine to Ultra-rare: Apple seemingly removes LG UltraFine 5K display from its store

Apple has apparently delisted the LG UltraFine 5K Display from its online retail store. This could possibly mark the end of the product and might be a harbinger of Apple selling its own professional-grade monitor. Rumors are flyin...
Sam Medley, Thu, 09 May 2019 16:05:00 +0200
Intel's long overdue 10nm Ice Lake chips will be shipping in volume from June. (Source: Intel)

Intel Ice Lake 10nm chips ramping from June, 7nm coming 2021

It looks like Intel’s 10nm fabrication woes might finally be over. Speaking at its 2019 Investor Meeting, Intel chief engineering officer and group president of Technology, Systems Architecture and Client Group, Dr Murthy Renduchi...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Thu, 09 May 2019 11:36:00 +0200
Huawei MateBook D 14 vs. MateBook 14: What's the difference?

Huawei MateBook D 14 vs. MateBook 14: What's the difference?

The budget 16:9 MateBook D 14 is best for multimedia playback while the higher-end 3:2 MateBook 14 is best for office and editing work where higher graphics performance is desired. Perhaps surprisingly, CPU performance between the...
Allen Ngo, Wed, 08 May 2019 15:00:00 +0200
An up-to-date render of the Mate 30 Pro. (Source: QQ.com)

New Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak suggests it will retain square camera, get bigger screen

Up-to-date rumors point to successors for the Huawei Mate 20 line this year. The latest leak on one variant of this series states that it will have the perfectly square rear camera pioneered last year in this series. It will also ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 03 May 2019 19:10:00 +0200
Logo via IBM.

THINK: A brief history of ThinkPads, from IBM to Lenovo

The ThinkPad line is one of the most renowned device families in the laptop world. Ever since its inception under IBM in 1992, the ThinkPad brand has seen its fair share of successes and failures. In this overview, we will take a brief look at the history of the storied brand.
Sam Medley, Thu, 02 May 2019 23:00:41 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad X390 (i5-8265U, FHD) Laptop Review

90% Lenovo ThinkPad X390 (i5-8265U, FHD) Laptop Review

The end of the X200. In the times of thinner bezels around bigger screens, even the business sector can not stand still. That is why Lenovo increases the size of its smallest ThinkPad from 12.5 to 13.3-inch. Is the new Lenovo ThinkPad X390 a worthy successor of the classical ThinkPad X200 series?
Intel Core i5-8265U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Wed, 01 May 2019 10:55:56 +0200
Asus ROG needs to step up its game on Thunderbolt 3

Asus ROG needs to step up its Thunderbolt 3 game

Asus is about to launch a handful of high-end gaming laptops retailing for $1500 up to even $2500. Unfortunately, the majority of these new releases will not integrate Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. Meanwhile, MSI and Razer have been...
Allen Ngo, Thu, 25 Apr 2019 21:10:00 +0200
HP Spectre x360 13 with 4K UHD touchscreen and 512 GB SSD now on sale for $1050 (Image source: HP)

Deal | HP Spectre x360 13 with 4K UHD touchscreen and 512 GB SSD now on sale for $1050

Update: The original deal is back. The barely six-month old HP Spectre x360 13 convertible is now $500 USD off. If you were considering a Pavilion or Envy before, then we recommend looking into this flagship Spectre instead as it ...
Allen Ngo, Wed, 24 Apr 2019 17:07:00 +0200
Razer Core X Chroma eGPU includes what the original Core X should have had in the first place (Source: Razer)

Razer Core X Chroma eGPU includes what the original Core X should have had in the first place

If you thought last year's Core X external graphics dock was missing some of that Razer flair, you'd be right. The new Core X Chroma embellishes the eGPU with configurable LED lights that should feel instantly familiar to owners o...
Allen Ngo, Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0200
ThinkPad T490s and X390: Brighter, more accurate and better contrast

ThinkPad T490s and X390: Brighter, more accurate and better contrast

We have first display measurements of the two new ThinkPads T490s and X390. Lenovo managed to improve the brightness as well as the color accuracy, but not everything is better.
Intel Core i5-8265U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.3 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Sun, 14 Apr 2019 23:59:00 +0200
Just arrived: ThinkPad T490s and X390 in review

Just arrived: ThinkPad T490s and X390 in review

The 2019 ThinkPad have been comparatively small refreshes so far, but now we get our hands on the first really new models. Lenovo wants to address two big issues with this generation: A bigger screen for the smallest X-ThinkPad and brighter panels for the T-series. Update: Panel-IDs added
Andreas Osthoff, Fri, 12 Apr 2019 16:24:41 +0200
VAIO releases A12 2-in-1 in Europe

VAIO releases A12 2-in-1 in Europe

The VAIO A12 is the latest convertible laptop from the Japanese OEM. The A12 offers a bevy of ports and decent specifications, but the high price (€2300/£2000) may be prohibitive to many consumers. The VAIO A12 is available in Eur...
Sam Medley, Thu, 11 Apr 2019 18:39:00 +0200
Is this the new 10.5-inch iPad Air or the old 10.5-inch iPad Pro? Your guess is as good as ours. (Source: Apple)

Opinion: Apple is becoming synonymous with boring

Apple used to be the tech company that led consumer technology design unchallenged. After a week of rehashed designs masquerading as, in at least one instance, “all new” product launches, the company feels like it is asleep at the...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:11:00 +0100
It's possible to save nearly US$500 on the Dell XPS 15 with a Core i9-8950HK. (Source: Dell)

Deal | Save nearly US$300 on a Dell XPS 15 with i7-8750H and GTX 1050 Ti; almost US$500 off for i9 touch variant

Dell is having its semi-annual electronics sale at the moment, and there are massive savings on offer throughout the company’s extensive range of products. One of the most attractive deals is for a Dell XPS 15 laptop sporting an 8...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:23:00 +0100
Aorus RTX 2070 Gaming Box with Dell XPS 13 9380 Review

Aorus RTX 2070 Gaming Box with Dell XPS 13 9380 Review

Ray-tracing for your Ultrabook. Gigabyte has outfitted its super-small external graphics dock with a mini GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card compatible with most Ultrabooks. Naturally, we run every benchmark we could to see how the Aorus eGPU solution compares against a traditional gaming laptop. The results are more variable than we had initially anticipated.
Intel Core i7-8565U | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop) | 13.3"
Allen Ngo, Sat, 16 Mar 2019 20:03:17 +0100
GeForce RTX 2070-powered XPS 13 can run Metro Exodus on Ultra settings.. sort of

GeForce RTX 2070-powered XPS 13 can run Metro Exodus on Ultra settings.. sort of

Even after brushing off the handful of crashes and stability issues, being able to play one of the most demanding PC titles available on an otherwise low-power Ultrabook is a real treat. The performance-per-dollar is still extreme...
Allen Ngo, Tue, 12 Mar 2019 23:44:00 +0100

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