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Xplore Technologies XSlate L10 (Pentium N4200, FHD) Tablet Review

79% Xplore Technologies XSlate L10 (Pentium N4200, FHD) Tablet Review

Modern and rugged. A hardened tablet with all the amenities one would expect from a consumer tablet and more. The Xplore XSlate L10 runs on the same processor as the latest Ultrabooks with NFC, 4G LTE, and even a removable battery and a full-size HDMI port.
Intel Pentium N4200 | Intel HD Graphics 505 | 10.1" | 1.3 kg
Shuttle's new XPC barebone only comes with the motherboard, PSU and cooling system. (Source: Shuttle Europe)

Shuttle announces new compact XPC series supporting gen 8 desktop Intel CPUs

The XPC SH370R6 supports Coffee Lake CPUs up to i7-8700K with max 95 W TDP, plus there's enough room for up to 64 GB of DDR4-2666 RAM, 4 SATA bays and even a PCIe 3.0 16x slot for discrete GPUs. While it is not the most compact ba...
Remnant: From the Ashes coming in 2019 (Source: Perfect World Entertainment)

The first Remnant: From the Ashes trailer goes online, but the launch is expected for 2019

The Darksiders 3 studio, namely Gunfire Games, is now working on a brand-new title, the third-person survival-action shooter Remnant: From the Ashes. The story is set in a post-apocalyptic future and involves interdimensional figh...
Dell XPS 15 9570 will not get a powerful variant with integrated graphics only, confirms Frank Azor

Frank Azor: There is no chance to get the Dell XPS 15 9570 with Intel Core i7 and integrated graphics

While some businesses would like to order the XPS 15 9570 with an Intel Core i7 or even an Intel Core i9 processor inside, but without dedicated graphics, Dell has no plans to offer such hardware configurations. The answer to this...
Dell XPS 15 9575 convertible to come with 32 GB RAM this September confirms Frank Azor (Source: Dell)

The Dell XPS 15 9575 with 32 GB RAM is scheduled to arrive in September, confirms Frank Azor

Those eagerly waiting for the XPS 15 9575 with 32 GB of memory have just received a new confirmation from Frank Azor, who mentioned on Twitter that Dell is currently aiming for a September launch. For now, this convertible is only...
Fujitsu LifeBook U938 (i5-8250U, LTE, SSD, FHD) Subnotebook Review

89% Fujitsu LifeBook U938 (i5-8250U, LTE, SSD, FHD) Subnotebook Review

Lightweight luxury. Compared to its predecessor, the LifeBook U938 is slightly lighter. The biggest upgrade is the quad-core processor, but not much has changed otherwise. Battery life is still decent, but falls short in direct comparison with its biggest rivals.
Intel Core i5-8250U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 920 g
best business laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Laptops

July 2018 update. Here you will find the best office laptops and 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.
The Surface Go is Microsoft's is thin, light and relatively affordable. (Source: Microsoft)

The all-new Surface Go is proof that Windows 10 on ARM is skating on thin ice

Microsoft has launched the Surface Go, a US$399 Windows 10 tablet targeted at the students, schools and the entry-level tablet market dominated by the Apple iPad. As rumored, the device is powered by an Intel Pentium Gold chip ins...
Fortnite is ready for Season 5, starts on July 12 for gamers on Windows, consoles, and macOS

Fortnite Season 5 starting on July 12

After the changes brought by the post-meteor strike Season 4, Season 5 of Fortnite is now on its way and will kick off on July 12 at 4 AM EDT (08:00 GMT). The strange rift events that have started to appear after the recent in-gam...
Top 10 2-in-1 Windows Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles (2-in-1 Tablets)

June 2018 update. Here is the current list of Notebookcheck's top-ranked 2-in-1 Windows tablets with attachable or detachable keyboards. 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.
best multimedia laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Laptops

Update July 2018. Here you will find the best 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.
best workstation laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Workstation Laptops

July 2018 update. Top 10 Workstation laptops with professional graphics cards reviewed by Notebookcheck
Lenovo ThinkPad P52s (i7-8650U, Quadro P500, 4K) Laptop Review

81% Lenovo ThinkPad P52s (i7-8650U, Quadro P500, 4K) Laptop Review

Pushed to the limit. The P52s is back, this time with an improved screen and a slight bump in processing power. Is the 4K display an improvement for the P52s, or is the display too much for the weak GPU?
Intel Core i7-8650U | NVIDIA Quadro P500 | 15.6" | 2 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T480s (i5-8250U, FHD) Laptop Review

90% Lenovo ThinkPad T480s (i5-8250U, FHD) Laptop Review

Hard to beat. Not everyone needs an i7, dedicated GPU, and WQHD display. Even without those assets, the T480s is still a dependable office companion whose formidable performance exceeds that of many competitors. At around $1,600, is today’s Core i5-8250U + FHD configuration the one the majority would appreciate?
Intel Core i5-8250U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.4 kg
Microsoft Surface Pro Windows tablet to get a cheaper sibling as of mid-July 2018

A new — and affordable — Microsoft Surface tablet might arrive this week

The affordable Microsoft tablet — most likely the one known as Lex and supposed to arrive this fall — will apparently land in stores this Friday. According to insiders familiar with the matter, this 10-inch Windows slate will star...
best budget multimedia laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Multimedia Notebooks

July 2018 update. Here you will find the best multimedia notebooks under 1000 USD/Euros 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.
The best alternatives to Apple's MacBook Air

Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook 12 and Air 13

July 2018 Update. 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.
best budget office laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Laptops

July 2018 update. Here you will find the current 10 best office/business notebooks for under 800 USD/Euros 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.
best subnotebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

July 2018 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.
Alienware 13 R3 with OLED display will not get Coffee Lake refresh, confirms Frank Azor

No Coffee Lake refresh coming to the Alienware 13

Those waiting for a Coffee Lake refresh for the latest Alienware 13 gaming laptop should give up all hope because Frank Azor has just confirmed that such a thing is not in the cards. The models currently available on the market us...
best laptops under 300 usd/euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 300 Euros

July 2018 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 USD/Euros 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.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 500 Euros

July 2018 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 500 USD/Euros reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
The Surface Phone is apparently not yet ready for primetime. (Source: Phone Arena)

Microsoft's 'Andromeda' Surface Phone is going back to the drawing board

Prominent Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley has learnt that Microsoft is still working out the nitty-gritty of the long-rumored Surface Phone or 'Andromeda' device, whose leaks and renders have been doing the rounds on the Internet....
The Best Notebooks for School-Aged Kids and University Students

The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

Update July 2018. Whether you are looking for a notebook that will not 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.
Top 10 notebooks under 1,000 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 1,000 Euros

July 2018 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 1000 USD/Euros 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.
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

July 2018 update. Is the display the most important part of a notebook, tablet, or convertible 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.
Quite a few OEMs including Lenovo, Gigabyte, MSI and Asus are primed to launch updated laptops with GTX 11 GPUs in Q4 this year. (Source: LaptopMedia)

Lenovo Legion Y530 gaming laptop will get the GTX 1160 GPU this holiday season

Gigabyte was first to acknowledge the arrival of the GTX 11 mobile GPUs in Q4 2018, and now Lenovo is confirming that the next gen gaming GPUs from Nvidia should arrive in November/December. Among the first laptop to receive the G...
MSI GT63 Titan 8RG-046 (i7-8750H, GTX 1080, FHD) Laptop Review

87% MSI GT63 Titan 8RG-046 (i7-8750H, GTX 1080, FHD) Laptop Review

Six Cores the Richer. Aesthetically, not much has changed with the GT63 since its predecessor nearly two years ago. But the upgrades to a Core i7-8750H and GTX 1080 are promising by themselves… do they live up to expectations?
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.92 g
best budget gaming laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Gaming Laptops

July 2018 update. The following article contains a list of the best budget gaming notebooks reviewed by us. This overview will allow you to find the right notebook that fits your budget and requirements quickly and easily.
Top 10 Thin & Light Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Slim & Light Gaming Laptops

July 2018 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.
best gaming laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Laptops

July 2018 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.
Dell will soon become a publicly-traded company once again

Dell will soon become a publicly-traded company once again

Dell is going public once again. In an announcement made earlier today, the U.S.-based computer manufacturer said it will begin trading its Class V common stock for Class C common stock as it seeks to re-enter the New York Stock E...
Asus ROG Strix GL703GM Scar Edition (8750H, GTX 1060, FHD 120 Hz) Laptop Review

85% Asus ROG Strix GL703GM Scar Edition (8750H, GTX 1060, FHD 120 Hz) Laptop Review

Cooler, faster, better. The mid-2018 edition of the Strix GL703 Scar Edition comes with hexa-core Coffee Lake-H i7 processor, same Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics and a significantly redesigned cooling system. The changes are largely positive.
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
Microsoft Andromeda/Surface Phone laptop mode (Source: David Breyer)

Unofficial Microsoft Andromeda renders show gaming and laptop usage modes

Although the Microsoft Andromeda project — expected to hit the market as the Surface Phone — has been in the rumor mill for quite a long time, everything should be clarified this fall. In the meantime, we bumped into a new set of ...
Play Overwatch on your Asus touchpad powered by the GTX 1050 Ti

Asus' experimental trackpad display is more useful than the Apple Touch Bar - albeit with a notable flaw

Carry a 5.5-inch 1080p secondary display with you wherever you go with the Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580. On paper, the concept of having the trackpad be a second display would be immensely useful for multimedia and productivity purpo...
Mantiz MZ-02 Venus External GPU Enclosure (TBX-550CA) Review

Mantiz MZ-02 Venus External GPU Enclosure (TBX-550CA) Review

550 Watts in an eGPU case. Thunderbolt 3, aluminum case, 550 W power supply for GPUs up to and including the Titan XP, integrated USB 3.0, LAN, and SATA ports are the main selling points of Mantiz's Venus Box. Find out about the pros and cons of this external GPU case in our extensive review with various benchmarks and measurements.
Intel Core i7-7Y75 |
The 2018 version of the Galaxy Book should look similar to last year's model, since Samsung intends to replace only the internals. (Source: Samsung)

New Samsung Galaxy Book Windows 10 tablet in the works

Samsung is among the latest Windows-on ARM supporters, intending to launch refreshed Galaxy Book models this year. Two upcoming models have already been certified for mass production by the Russian ECC authorities, and these shoul...
Dell G5 15 5587 (i5-8300H, GTX 1060 Max-Q, SSD, IPS) Laptop Review

84% Dell G5 15 5587 (i5-8300H, GTX 1060 Max-Q, SSD, IPS) Laptop Review

I know that one! With Coffee Lake and a good mid-range GPU, Dell presents the G5 15 as a gaming notebook for the limited budget. Being the successor of the Inspiron 15 7577, the device looks visually very familiar. You can find out in our detailed review which additional improvements the G5 has to offer and how the device fared in our test run.
Intel Core i5-8300H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.9 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad P52s (i7-8550U, Full HD) Workstation Review

83% Lenovo ThinkPad P52s (i7-8550U, Full HD) Workstation Review

Weak Quadro. You might get the feeling of experiencing déjà vu when first looking at the ThinkPad P52s. The mobile workstation looks exactly like the ThinkPad T580. Is combining the case of an office laptop with a Quadro GPU a good idea? Find out in our detailed review.
Intel Core i7-8550U | NVIDIA Quadro P500 | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Dell XPS 15 9570 perfrormance notebook (Source: Dell)

The Dell XPS 15 9570 with Intel Core i9-8950HK processor finally available in the US, XPS 15 9580 not in the cards yet

The Intel Core i9-8950HK processor option is finally available for the full HD variant of the Dell XPS 15 9570 performance laptop. However, Frank Azor also unveiled that the Dell XPS 15 9580 is not in the cards yet when asked abou...
Xiaomi Mi Gaming Laptop Review - entry-level device with GTX 1050 Ti and i5-7300HQ

84% Xiaomi Mi Gaming Laptop Review - entry-level device with GTX 1050 Ti and i5-7300HQ

Entry-level gaming. Can entry-level base models be fun as well? Compared to the 1060 a 1050 Ti is a clear regression. Let us see whether or not there are other differences and what effect the slower GPU had on the overall performance.
Intel Core i5-7300HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook) | 15.6" | 2.7 kg
The MateBook D. (Source: Huawei)

The Huawei MateBook D with an AMD Ryzen 5 2500U is now available in the US

The Huawei MateBook D was refreshed a few weeks ago at Computex to include a Ryzen 5 2500U and a Vega 8. The 14-inch laptop is now available in the US and offers excellent value for money as is usual with devices in the series.
The compact Legion Cube C730might not really appeal to mini PC fans because of its 20-pound weights. (source: Liliputing)

Lenovo Legion Cube C730 compact desktop specs and pricing revealed

With the new Legion Cube C730, Lenovo is attempting to provide a hybrid between mini PCs and mini tower desktops. The portability is quite affected by the 20-pound weight, but Lenovo does offer a handle to move the system around e...
600 MHz slot-mounted Intel Pentium III processor (Source: eBay)

Microsoft drops Windows 7 support for Pentium III processors

As incredible as it may seem, Windows 7 still offered support for pre-2000 processors until recently, when Microsoft confirmed that machines without SSE2 support must be upgraded to continue receiving updates for the operating sys...
Dell XPS 15 9570 performance laptop (Source: Dell)

The Dell XPS 15 9570 with Intel Core i5 could get the 97 WHr battery option in the US

In addition to the noticeable price bump from US$999.99 to US$1,059.99 that has been already applied to the Dell XPS 15 9570 with Intel Core i5-8300H processor, the most affordable hardware setup of this performance laptop is also...
Qualcomm's rumored Snapdragon 1000 is custom-made for PCs. (Source: Qualcomm)

Qualcomm’s rumored Snapdragon 1000 could be custom-made for notebooks

Already under threat from smartphone chip-based ARM-powered notebooks and having to recover from the unexpected loss of its CEO, Intel looks to be under renewed threat from Qualcomm. Unlike previous ARM-based notebooks, the rumore...
Top 10 Laptops for Picture and Video Editing

Top 10 Laptops for Picture and Video Editing

Update April 2018. Here you will find the best current notebooks for picture and video-editing on the go. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and it should assist in purchasing decisions.
MSI GV62 8RE (i5-8300H, GTX 1060, FHD) Laptop Review

82% MSI GV62 8RE (i5-8300H, GTX 1060, FHD) Laptop Review

New engine, same body. MSI brings Coffee Lake to their entry-level GV62 line. While the new Intel CPU is a breath of fresh air, it is the only real change to the machine since last year. Buggy system behavior and a cheap plastic case keep the GV62 8RE from being little more than white noise.
Intel Core i5-8300H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Microsoft News app for Android, iOS, Windows 10, and the Web now available June 2018 (Source: Google Play)

MSN News becomes Microsoft News, mobile app now available for iOS and Android

Five years after the latest redesign and relaunch, the MSN News service gets a new design and a new name: Microsoft News. Microsoft News now features a dark theme, an impressive collection of curated news, as well as quick and acc...

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