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The new 870 EVO. (Source: Samsung)

The EVO 870 is Samsung's newest SATA SSD for personal storage

Samsung has announced the latest in its EVO series of SSDs. The OEM is pitching the 870 at users with network-attached servers (NASs) as well as consumer PCs. It is rated for top SATA read and write speeds and for 30% performance ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 20 Jan 2021 22:50:00 +0100
MediaTek has launched two new SoC, the Dimensity 1100, and Dimensity 1200

The MediaTek Dimensity 1200 and Dimensity 1100 are MediaTek's newest 6nm, 5G-ready chipsets featuring Cortex-A78 cores

MediaTek has launched two new Dimensity-branded chipsets, the Dimensity 1200 and Dimensity 1100. The former is MediaTek's latest ARM Cortex-A78-powered flagship offering which performs on par with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, whil...
Anil Satyanarayana, Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:22:00 +0100
HP Chromebook 11 G9 Education Edition now comes with MediaTek and Celeron options (Source: HP)

Intel or MediaTek? HP Chromebook 11 G9 Education Edition lets users decide

The latest 11.6-inch HP Chromebooks will have both Intel and MediaTek options. Users who favor battery life will prefer the latter while the former will excel in performance and ports.
Allen Ngo, Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:31:00 +0100
Oukitel's new F150 rugged phone. (Source: Oukitel)

The unusually-styled Oukitel F150 B2021 8000mAh toughphone premieres for US$110

Not many rugged phones come in main colors other than black or have horizontally-oriented quad rear cameras. However, the Oukitel F150 B2021 offers both. Its OEM has set it at a regular price of US200; however, it is down to $110 ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 18 Jan 2021 19:10:00 +0100
OPPO launches the A93 5G. (Source: OPPO)

OPPO hints at a March 2021 launch for the Find X3 flagship series; intros Snapdragon 480-based A93 5G

OPPO may have set a rough date for the launch of its 2021 premium smartphone series, likely to be called the Find X3 and X3 Pro. At the opposite end of its mobile-device spectrum, the A93 5G has debuted with Qualcomm's latest 5G-f...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 16 Jan 2021 18:35:00 +0100
The new Galaxy Buds Pro. (Source: Samsung)

Galaxy Unpacked 2021 | Samsung's Galaxy Buds Pro launch with an updated build, intelligent ANC and auto-device switching

Samsung has added Pro variants to its Galaxy Buds series of TWS earbuds. They are rated for upgraded active noise cancellation (ANC), voice-call quality and 360° Audio. They can also switch automatically between different mobile d...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:38:00 +0100
MSI MEG Z590 GODLIKE and Asus ROG Maximus XIII Extreme Glacial. (Image source: MSI/Asus)

Asus and MSI reveal their price lists for Rocket Lake Z590 motherboards ranging from €185 (US$224) all the way up to €1,516 (US$1,838)

Asus and MSI have released details about their new Z590 motherboards with the LGA 1200 socket that offer support for Comet Lake and Rocket Lake chips from Intel. MSI’s range features 12 boards that are headlined by a revamped MEG ...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 16:05:00 +0100
Asus ZenBook 13 UM325 features an OLED display and Ryzen 5000U APUs. (Image Source: Asus)

CES 2021 | Asus ZenBook 13 OLED and ZenBook 14 are among the thinnest laptops with AMD Ryzen 5000 Cezanne and Lucienne U-series APUs

Asus has released its new ZenBook 13 OLED UM325 and ZenBook 14 UM425 thin and light laptops. These ZenBooks differ primarily with respect to the display and available Ryzen 5000 APU options. While the ZenBook 13 OLED UM325 offers ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 00:15:00 +0100
Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 features an unlocked Ryzen 9 5900HX with liquid metal. (Image Source: Asus)

CES 2021 | Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 ditches Comet Lake-H for an unlocked Ryzen 9 5900HX with liquid metal and RTX 3080 Mobile

Asus has upgraded its ROG Strix Scar 17 with AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX and RTX 3080 Mobile. Like all ROG models in 2021, the Scar 17 will use liquid metal as the thermal interface material for the CPU. The Scar 17 also features a 360 Hz ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 23:19:00 +0100
The new XMG PRO 17 E21. (Source: Schenker)

XMG announces "re-designed" 15-17 inch NEO and PRO gaming laptops with Ryzen 5000 processors and RTX 3000 graphics

XMG has announced that the 2021 iterations of its PRO and NEO 15/17 laptops will have new, slim cases in addition to new specs. The NEO 15 and 17 also boasts fresh Ryzen 9 5900HX or 7 5800H AMD platforms, while the PROs stick with...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 23:13:00 +0100
Asus ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 now comes with Intel Tiger Lake and NVIDIA MX450. (Image Source: Asus)

CES 2021 | Asus ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 gets refreshed to better-performing Tiger Lake offerings and NVIDIA MX450 graphics

Asus has refreshed the ZenBook Duo 14 with Intel 11th gen Tiger Lake and NVIDIA MX450 graphics. In our time with the unit, we found that the new ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 offers better sustained boost performance and an improved Screen...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 21:57:00 +0100
Asus ZenBook Pro Duo 15 now features an RTX 3070 Mobile. (Image Source: Asus)

CES 2021 | Asus ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED now features Comet Lake-H, RTX 3070 Mobile. and an improved ScreenPad Plus experience

Asus has refreshed its unique ZenBook Pro Duo design with updated internals. The new ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED comes with Comet Lake-H and RTX 3070 Mobile options. Asus has also improved the multi-tasking experience with the new Scr...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 20:50:00 +0100
The Asus ExpertBook B9450CEA comes in at a light 2.2 lbs. All images via Asus

CES 2021 | Asus revamps ExpertBook B9 with Intel vPro, 11th Gen Tiger Lake, and Intel Evo, all in the lightest business laptop on the market

Asus has upgraded its ultralight ExpertBook B9 line of business laptops. The new ExpertBook B9450CEA features Intel 11th Gen Tiger Lake Core i7 CPUs, Intel vPro, and are Intel Evo certified.
Sam Medley, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:00:00 +0100
The new RT-AX7868U Wi-Fi 6 home router. (Source: Asus)

CES 2021 | The RT-AX68U is the first Asus Wi-Fi 6 router to feature the new Instant Guard security app

Asus has debuted its new Instant Guard facility in the new RT-AX68U Wi-Fi 6 home router. The device also sprouts 3x3 MIMO antennae for speeds of up to 2.7 gigabits per second (Gb/s). It also supports the OEM's AiMesh software, so ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:00:00 +0100
The Asus BR1100 has an optional active stylus designed for note taking. All images via Asus.

CES 2021 | The Asus BR1100 is a rugged 11.6-inch laptop designed for learning

The Asus BR1100 is a new ruggedized convertible designed for the education market. In addition to features typical of a ruggedized school notebook (e.g., a rubberized bumper), the BR1100 includes an active stylus that can detect u...
Sam Medley, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:00:00 +0100
Asus ProArt Display PA148CTV. All images via Asus.

Asus shows off 14-inch and 32-inch ProArt displays for creatives alongside a 15.6-inch portable monitor for professionals on the go

Asus announced two new ProArt displays, one of which is a portable 14-inch touchscreen monitor. This little display also has hotkeys and a physical dial for use with Adobe software. Asus also released a 15.6-inch portable monitor ...
Sam Medley, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:00:00 +0100
The premium-grade features on the new ChromeBook CX9 and Flip CX5 models suggest higher-than-usual prices. (Image Source: Asus)

CES 2021 | Asus launches ChromeBook CX9400 and ChromeBook Flip CX5500 premium-grade laptops with Intel Tiger Lake-U CPUs

The new ChromeBook CX9 and Flip CX5 models from Asus powered by the latest Intel Tiger Lake-U CPUs show that the Chrome OS laptops can easily match the performance of the traditionally more powerful Windows-based systems. The new ...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:00:00 +0100
Asus VivoBook S14 (S435) has been unveiled at CES 2021

CES 2021 | The Asus VivoBook S14 (S435) is Asus' newest Intel Tiger Lake-powered thin and light laptop

The Asus VivoBook S14 (S435) is a Tiger Lake refresh of the existing VivoBook S14 (S433). The 14-inch laptop is Intel Evo certified and supports up to a Core-i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB of storage. It will be available for purch...
Anil Satyanarayana, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:00:00 +0100
The Asus TUF Gaming Dash F15 comes with exciting new hardware

CES 2021 | Asus launches the Asus TUF Gaming Dash F15 gaming laptop with Intel Tiger Lake CPUs and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070

The Asus TUF Gaming Dash F15 is the newest addition to Asus' TUF line of gaming laptops. It comes with 11th-generation Intel Tiger Lake processors, an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 graphics card, a 15.6-inch 240Hz screen, up to 32GB of ...
Anil Satyanarayana, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:00:00 +0100
MSI Stealth 15M features the Core i7-11375H Tiger Lake-H35 processor. (Image Source: MSI)

CES 2021 | MSI Stealth 15M powered by Core i7-11375H Special Edition and RTX 3060 Mobile is apparently the world's thinnest gaming laptop

MSI has unveiled an upgraded Stealth 15M gaming laptop at its MSIology event at CES 2021. MSI calls the Stealth 15M the world's thinnest gaming laptop. The Stealth 15M is powered by the Core i7-11375H and RTX 3060 Mobile and comes...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 17:32:00 +0100
The MSI GP76 Leopard and GP66 Leopard are MSI's newest gaming laptops

CES 2021 | MSI launches the MSI GP76 Leopard and GP66 Leopard gaming laptops with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3000 series graphics cards

The MSI GP76 Leopard and GP66 Leopard gaming laptops have been unveiled at CES 2021. Both notebooks come with a 144Hh screen, 10th-generation Intel CPUs, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3000 series graphics cards, up to 64GB of RAM and 2TB of ...
Anil Satyanarayana, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 17:00:00 +0100
MSI GE76 Raider Dragon Edition Tiamat is the company's 2021 flagship. (Image Source: MSI)

CES 2021 | GE76 Raider Dragon Edition Tiamat displaces the GT Titan series as MSI's flagship gaming laptop for 2021

At its MSIology event, MSI has taken wraps off the GE76 Raider Dragon Edition Tiamat. Embodying ancient Babylonian folklore, the new GE76 Raider will replace the GT Titan as MSI's 2021 flagship gaming laptop. The GE76 Raider is al...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 17:00:00 +0100
The Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition console will go on sale on February 12. (Image source: Nintendo)

Nintendo Aula, Switch Pro, Switch 4K, Switch 2 - rumors fly as Nintendo launches the Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition console for US$299.99

Rumors about upcoming new hardware from Nintendo have been flying around more furiously than ever, with mention of the codename “Aula” that could represent a Switch Pro, Switch 4K, or even a next-gen Switch 2 console. Nintendo has...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 15:19:00 +0100
Gigabyte Gaming A5 and A7. (Image Source: Gigabyte)

CES 2021 | Gigabyte says "Yes" to AMD with Gaming A5 and A7 laptops powered by Ryzen 5000H and RTX 3070 Mobile, also offers G5 and G7 featuring Core i7-10870H for "slashies"

Gigabyte has introduced new mid-range gaming laptops powered by both Intel Comet Lake-H and AMD Ryzen 5000H Zen 3 options. These laptops are aimed at the multi-tasking crowd that also likes to game. The Intel-based Gaming G5 and G...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 12:55:00 +0100
Gigabyte Aorus 15G. (Image Source: Gigabyte)

CES 2021 | Gigabyte Aorus 15P and Aorus 15G bring RTX 30 Mobile goodness combined with Azure AI performance optimizations

Gigabyte has refreshed its Aorus gaming laptop lineup to feature NVIDIA RTX 30 Mobile GPUs. The Aorus 15P and Aorus 15G offer largely identical specifications including the Core i7-10870H. The new Aorus laptops take advantage of M...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 09:45:00 +0100
Acer Aspire 5 features AMD Ryzen 5000U and Radeon RX 640. (Image Source: Acer)

CES 2021 | All-AMD Acer Aspire 5 features AMD Ryzen 5000U and Radeon RX 640 GPU for €499

Acer is offering an all-AMD Aspire 5 powered by AMD Ryzen 5000U APUs. The Aspire 5 is aimed at students, hobbyists, and bloggers and features the Radeon RX 640 dGPU for light graphic workloads.
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 23:05:00 +0100
Acer Aspire 7 will feature Ryzen 5000 APUs. (Image Source: Acer)

CES 2021 | Acer's AMD sojourn continues with the Aspire 7: Ryzen 5000U and NVIDIA GTX 1650 on offer

Acer has introduced the Aspire 7 featuring Ryzen 5000U APUs and NVIDIA GTX 1650 graphics. The Aspire 7 features an FHD display that uses Acer Color Intelligence to adapt the display gamma and saturation in real time to deliver an ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 22:39:00 +0100
Acer Nitro 5 features the latest from AMD and NVIDIA. (Image Source: Acer)

CES 2021 | Acer Nitro 5 upgraded to feature AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, NVIDIA RTX 3080 Mobile, and a 360 Hz display option

Acer has introduced a refreshed Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX and NVIDIA RTX 3080 Mobile internals. The Nitro 5 is also being offered with three display options, one of which includes a 360 Hz FHD panel.
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 21:52:00 +0100
Alienware m17 R4 continues to offer a 360 Hz display option. (Image Source: Dell)

CES 2021 | Alienware m17 R4 refreshed with Comet Lake and NVIDIA RTX 30 Ampere mobile, continues to offer a 360 Hz display option

Dell has refreshed the Alienware m17 with NVIDIA Ampere mobile graphics. The Alienware m17 R4 features a largely similar configuration as last year and offers a slew of customization options including a 360 Hz FHD panel. The lapto...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 20:00:00 +0100
Asus just pulled a Razer with its insane AMD Flow X13 2-in-1 Ultrabook and super-slim ROG XG Mobile external GPU (Source: Asus)

CES 2021 | Asus just pulled a Razer with its insane ROG Flow X13 2-in-1 Ultrabook and super-slim ROG XG Mobile external GPU

Asus is throwing all of its craziest ideas onto its latest 13-inch convertible laptop including liquid metal cooling, an AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS CPU, vapor chamber external graphics, proprietary PCIe x8 connector, and a 16:10 120 Hz Go...
Allen Ngo, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 19:40:00 +0100
Goodbye, Intel: Asus Zephyrus Duo 15 SE launching exclusively with AMD Zen 3 CPUs and GeForce RTX 3070 or 3080 options (Source: Asus)

CES 2021 | Goodbye, Intel: Asus Zephyrus Duo 15 SE launching exclusively with AMD Zen 3 CPUs and GeForce RTX 3070 and 3080 graphics options

Asus will be dropping last year's Core i9-10980HK in favor of the AMD Ryzen 7 5800H and Ryzen 9 5900HX on its latest dual-screen ROG gaming laptop. It's not coming cheap, of course, with a starting price of almost $3000 USD.
Allen Ngo, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 19:40:00 +0100
The AMD Ryzen-powered Asus ROG Strix G15 and Strix G17 have been launched at CES 2021

CES 2021 | ASUS ROG Strix G15 and G17 launched with AMD Zen 3 CPUs, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 300Hz screen, and more

Asus has launched two new AMD-powered gaming laptops in the Asus ROG Strix G15 and Strix G17. Both notebooks can be configured with up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 GPU, up to 32GB of RAM and 2TB of solid-s...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 19:40:00 +0100
The Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 has been unveiled at CES 2021

CES 2021 | Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 announced with an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080, 165Hz QHD screen, and more

Asus' top-of-the-line ROG Strix Scar 15 gaming laptop has been unveiled at CES 2021. Some of its specifications include an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX/Ryzen 7 5800H CPU, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080/3070/3060 graphics card, 165Hz QHD/300Hz FHD...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 19:40:00 +0100
The new TCL Wearable Display. (Source: TCL)

CES 2021 | TCL introduces new smart glasses, TWS earbuds and a Bluetooth pet-tracker

TCL's new product launches are mainly display-centric; however, it has also announced the expansion of its smart device ecosystem at CES 2021. They include the new Wearable Display, a name the OEM has seen fit to give its first pa...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 19:37:00 +0100
The RTX 3060 offers more VRAM than an RTX 3060 Ti. (Image Source: NVIDIA)

CES 2021 | More VRAM than the RTX 3060 Ti: NVIDIA launches the GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB with resizable BAR support for US$329

NVIDIA has introduced a new member to the RTX 30 family, the RTX 3060 12 GB. The RTX 3060 is intended at those who are looking to upgrade from a GTX 1060-class card and features 3,584 CUDA cores, 12 GB of GDDR6 192-bit memory, and...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 19:23:00 +0100
As if the Razer Blade 15 wasn't thin enough, the new 2021 model will be even thinner with new GeForce 3080 GPUs, Advanced Optimus, and 360 Hz FHD displays (Image source: Razer)

CES 2021 | As if the Razer Blade 15 wasn't thin enough, the new 2021 model will be even thinner with new GeForce 3080 GPUs, Advanced Optimus, and 360 Hz FHD displays

The 2021 Blade 15 and Blade Pro series will carry on the same chassis designs as previous generations. Instead, the biggest gen-to-gen changes will be the new high refresh rate display options and mobile Ampere GPUs.
Allen Ngo, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:45:00 +0100
Acer has launched the Predator Triton 300 SE gaming laptop

CES 2021 | Acer Predator Triton 300 SE launched with a 11th-generation Intel Tiger Lake CPU, RTX 3060 Max-Q, 144Hz screen, and more

Acer's newest Predator Triton 300 SE gaming laptop comes with a 14-inch FHD screen clocked at 144Hz, 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake CPUs, an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q graphics card, a dedicated 'Turbo' button, and 10 hours o...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:45:00 +0100
Gigabyte updates the Aero 15 /17 creator laptop lineup with improved displays, RTX 3000 GPUs and redesigned thermal management

CES 2021 | Gigabyte updates the Aero 15 /17 creator laptop lineup with improved displays, RTX 3000 GPUs and redesigned thermal management

The refreshed models still feature the Comet Lake-H CPUs, as they are limited to Thunderbolt 3 connectors. However, Gigabyte is now offering upgraded professionally calibrated displays, as well as the newly released RTX 3000 mobil...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:45:00 +0100
Gigabyte has refreshed the Gigabyte Aorus 17G with new hardware

CES 2021 | The Gigabyte Aorus 17G gets a Tiger Lake refresh along with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080

Gigabyte has updated its flagship Gigabyte Aorus 17G gaming laptop with next-generation hardware such as 11th-generation Intel Tiger Lake CPUs and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 graphics card. Everything else is mostly the same, inclu...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:45:00 +0100
Alienware m15 R4 is now available with NVIDIA Ampere GPUs. (Image Source: Dell)

CES 2021 | Alienware m15 R4 announced with OLED display option, Comet Lake-H, and NVIDIA Ampere offerings

Dell has refreshed the Alienware m15 to feature Intel Comet Lake-H and NVIDIA Ampere mobile offerings. The Alienware m15 R4 continues to offer vapor chamber cooling, up to 4 TB of PCIe storage, and also comes with an OLED panel th...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:45:00 +0100
TCL introduces its OD Zero technology. (Source: TCL)

CES 2021 | TCL announces its new form of OD Zero mini-LED alongside upcoming Google TVs at CES 2021

TCL's latest generation of mini-LED panel is called OD Zero, ostensibly as the OEM claims to have reduced the distance between the backlight and diffuser layers in these panels to "zero millimeters". This could improve on luminanc...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:34:00 +0100
The ThinkPad 13x is an ultraportable business notebook with a quality 16:10 display and 180 degree hinge. (Image Source: Lenovo)

CES 2021 | The Lenovo ThinkBook 13x features a high resolution 16:10 display and can charge wirelessly

Lenovo has launched the ThinkBook 13x today at CES 2021, a lightweight ultraportable business machine that shares the new display aspect that Lenovo is transitioning products to this year. It is also compatible with Lenovo's new w...
Craig Ward, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
Lenovo Legion 5 15 in Phantom Blue. Those who love full size arrow keys will appreciate the unconventional layout. (Image Source: Lenovo)

CES 2021 | Lenovo announces a refresh for the subdued Legion 5 15 and Legion 5 17

Lenovo has announced a refresh to its Legion 5 15 and Legion 5 17 laptops to bring the latest AMD Ryzen Mobile CPU and Nvidia GeForce GPU options to consumers. Both offer good higher framerate displays with the 15.3-inch reportedl...
Craig Ward, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
This is the Lenovo Legion S600 Gaming Station

Lenovo Legion Gaming Dock S600 announced; will be available for purchase in April 2021 for US$89.99

The Lenovo Legion Gaming Dock S600 has been launched at CES 2021. It comes with two USB ports and a wireless charging pad that can charge Qi-enabled devices at up to 20W. The gaming dock will be available for purchase in April 202...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
Lenovo has launched two new gaming headsets

CES 2021 | Lenovo Legion H200 and Legion H600 gaming headsets launched for US$49.99 and US$99.99, respectively

The Lenovo Legion H200 and Legion H600 are Lenovo's newest entry-level gaming headsets. The former is wired, while the latter can connect with devices in wired and wireless modes. Both headphones will hit the shelves in April 2021...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 5000 series will now include 45 W+ options for elite laptops. (Image Source: AMD)

CES 2021 | AMD announces Ryzen 5000 mobile lineup, new HX series led by the Ryzen 9 5980HX available in overclockable 45 W+ TDP

AMD has taken the wraps off the much anticipated Ryzen 5000 mobile lineup based on Zen 3 Cezanne. The Ryzen 5000 series now includes a couple of HX SKUs that can be configured with TDPs above 45 W. AMD has also updated the H and H...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
The new ThinkBook 14p and 16p models come with 16:10 screens and improved conferencing features. (Image Source: Lenovo)

CES 2021 | Lenovo announces ThinkBook 14p / 16p Gen2 business laptops with latest AMD APUs and next gen Nvidia RTX GPUs

Even though the spec sheets do not mention the exact processors, the ACH denomination added to the products names suggests that Lenovo is equipping these models with AMD's Ryzen 5000H processors. The 14p model does not get discret...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
The screen-to-body ratio of the e-Ink screen has been increased from 48% to 68% and now has a 16:10 aspect ratio. (Image Source: Lenovo)

CES 2021 | Lenovo refreshes the ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i dual-touchscreen laptops with larger e-Ink and IPS displays plus Intel Tiger Lake CPUs

The new ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i hybrids are essentially compliant with the Intel EVO specs, as they are powered by Tiger Lake CPUs, come with 2x Thunderbolt 4 connectors and total weight is kept at 1.3 Kg / 3 lbs. Lenovo also offer...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
AMD has added two new CPUs to the Ryzen 5000 "Vermeer" series. (Image source: AMD)

CES 2021 | OEM-only AMD Ryzen 7 5800 and Ryzen 9 5900 desktop processors bring extra gaming performance with a lower power requirement to the Zen 3 family

AMD has launched two new members of the Ryzen 5000 desktop processor family in the forms of the Ryzen 7 5800 and Ryzen 9 5900. Both CPUs have lower TDPs than their similarly named Zen 3 counterparts, and the Ryzen 9 5900 offers an...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
The flagship Samsung Exynos 2100 chipset is finally here

Samsung Exynos 2100 SoC launched with integrated 5G modem, ARM Mali-G78 GPU, faster NPU and more

Samsung's high-end Exynos 2100 SoC is finally here. Some of its features include an ARM Cortex-X1 CPU core clocked at 2.9GHz, an ARM Mali-G78 GPU, integrated 5G modem that supports sub-6GHz and mmWave networks, and more. It will d...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 16:37:00 +0100

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