Dell Announces Updated Precision Workstation Lineup at SIGGRAPH: Refreshed Towers, Racks, and Laptop

Dell Announces Updated Precision Workstation Lineup at SIGGRAPH: Refreshed Towers, Racks, and Laptop

This year, Dell is celebrating the 20th anniversary of their Precision Workstations. The first Precision workstation, the Workstation 400, was released in 1997 and consisted of a 128MB graphics card, with a total cost at the time of around $12K. The tale is told that sales were slow out of the gate for Dell, with the company selling only 700 units in the first quarter.

Microsoft announces Windows 10 S

Microsoft announces Windows 10 S

  Microsoft has launched a new version of Windows 10. Called Windows 10 S, it is aimed primarily at budget PCs for the education sector. Windows 10 S has been streamlined to be able to run on low-end computers with lower hardware requirements and smaller install size. It is also designed to work faster, with the login process now taking only about 15 seconds from boot, which is quicker than Windows 10 Pro on the same hardware. Schools will also be able to configure multiple machines with a USB drive. Using preconfigured options, simply plugging in the drive in a Windows 10…

The best laptop deals in May 2017: cheap laptops for every budget

The best laptop deals in May 2017: cheap laptops for every budget

If you’re from the States, check out the top laptop deals in the US in our always-updated guide. Looking for the best laptop deals? You’re in the right place then! Every week we take an in-depth look through all of the biggest and best retailers to find the best value laptops and special offers. If you’re after a cheap laptop for web browsing and other simple tasks, or you need a new laptop for school or

Dell and the 15 best laptops of 2017: the top laptops ranked

Dell and the 15 best laptops of 2017: the top laptops ranked

There’s no denying that right now is a better time than ever to buy a laptop. Although you might not want to install it yourself, the Windows 10 Creators Update has changed the ways you can use your laptop by adding features, like the resource-savvy Game Mode and the artistry-centric Paint 3D to the mix. Though tablets were all the rage for a split second, there’s still an unbridled need for the best laptops. After all, nothing

Chromebook Pixels, Google SVP suggests

Chromebook Pixels, Google SVP suggests

When you hear Google and Pixel in the same sentence you probably would think of either the smartphone series or the Chromebooks. Well from now on, the Chromebook Pixel wont be a thing anymore. Google SVP Rick Osterloh was asked by journalists about any plans for the Pixel laptop, and his answer surprised everyone – the company has no plans in the future for Google-branded laptops. Rick Osterloh, Senior VP at Google,

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S2 leak reveals pretty much everything

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S2 leak reveals pretty much everything

Samsung is expected to launch at least one new tablet at MWC 2017 in Barcelona at the end of the month, and the latest leak suggests we’ll see the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S2 break cover. The slate appears to have passed through US regulator the FCC, and in the process pretty much all the specs for the TabPro S2 have been revealed. It would follow on from the Galaxy TabPro S, which means Windows 10 rather than Android

Apple developing low-power ARM chip for the Mac

Apple developing low-power ARM chip for the Mac

Apple is currently working on an ARM-powered chipset for its Mac, according to sources at Bloomberg, The new chipset will run alongside the existing Intel processors to handle low-power tasks. According to Bloomberg, the new chipset will handle tasks such as Power Nap, a feature of macOS that allows the computer to perform tasks such as checking for emails and software updates when the computer is sleeping. Relegating

Laptops for gaming :Holiday 2016

Laptops for gaming :Holiday 2016

: It’s been about a year since our last look at gaming laptops, and the one major change over last year is the launch of the 16 nm FinFET GPUs, specifically NVIDIA’s launch of their Pascal GPUs for laptops, with the GTX 1080, GTX 1070, and GTX 1060 which launched in August. Over the last several months, all of the major gaming laptop manufacturers have updated their

MacBook Pro, deems it very hard to repair, iFixit tears down the new entry-level 13″

MacBook Pro, deems it very hard to repair, iFixit tears down the new entry-level 13″

Last week Apple finally refreshed its MacBook Pro line of laptops, after many years. And while the company mostly talked about the Touch Bar at the event, the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro doesn’t have that, or Touch ID fingerprint recognition. This cheapest (if you can even use that word for a device that starts at $1,499) model has been torn down by iFixit today, revealing its insides. The laptop in question has the model number

Surface Pro 5 release date, news and rumors

Surface Pro 5 release date, news and rumors

Surface Pro 5 features The impressive, if a bit troubled, Surface Pro 4 is nearing its one-year anniversary, so naturally we tech lovers are already thinking about its successor. And with the Surface Pro 4 having sold nearly 10 times more than its younger (but bigger) sibling, the Surface Book, surely Microsoft has a sequel in the works. In fact, rumors of a Surface Pro 5 release date have been floating around the

MacBook Pro 2016 release date, news and rumors

MacBook Pro 2016 release date, news and rumors

MacBook Pro 2016 release date, news and rumors Apple’s MacBook Pro range hasn’t been updated for some time: the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina was refreshed in March 2015 and the 15-inch in May. New MacBook Pros are clearly imminent, especially considering Apple’s market share in the computing space fell 4.9% in Q2 2016 compared to the year prior. The biggest change is likely to be in the Pros’ processors, and while

Lenovon Yoga Book Convertible Scraps Physical Keyboard in Favor of Touch-Sensitive Surface

Lenovon Yoga Book Convertible Scraps Physical Keyboard in Favor of Touch-Sensitive Surface

At IFA trade show in Berlin, Lenovo announced its latest addition to the Yoga product line, the Yoga Book convertible laptop that replaces physical keyboard with a large touchpad, which can act as a keyboard and a drawing board. The Yoga Book will be one of the thinnest and lightest convertibles on the market and will be available with Google Android and Microsoft Windows OSes.

MacBook: Review Updated

MacBook: Review Updated

Introduction Update: If a recently granted patent is to be believed,the next MacBook might have 4G LTE capabilities. What’s more, if you’re simply looking for a MacBook Air alternative with 2016 specifications, the Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air might pique your interest. Did you buy the 12-inch MacBook? I did, but not because I wanted one. No: the laptop I really wanted was a new MacBook Air, or even a redesigned

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air, from $525

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air, from $525

Today Xiaomi has introduced its first pair of notebooks and unvieled the Mi Notebook Air family. As the name suggests, these are aimed head first into Apple’s Air line of notebooks, albeit at a very different price point. The laptops feature 12.5” and 13.3” full HD displays and are based on Intel’s Core M as well as Core i5 microprocessors. The price of the

Lenovo ThinkPad P70 Review: Mobile Xeon Workstation

Lenovo ThinkPad P70 Review: Mobile Xeon Workstation

It’s been almost a year now since Lenovo first announced the new P50 and P70 mobile workstations, which were 15-inch and 17-inch notebooks, respectively. The part of the announcement which likely caused the most buzz was that Intel was now going to offer their professional Xeon parts in a laptop, with the launch of the Xeon E3-1500M v5 chip. Previous to this, mobile workstations

GIGABYTE Aero 14: Thin Gaming Laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M and 10-Hour Battery Life

GIGABYTE Aero 14: Thin Gaming Laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M and 10-Hour Battery Life

GIGABYTE has introduced its new Aero 14 gaming laptop, which weds a relatively thin form-factor with high-performance components such as an Intel Skylake-H CPU, and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M GPU, along with a high-resolution display and a  claim of a 10-hour battery life. The new notebooks are designed for those who would like to have decent performance in games, but who are not

ASUS Transformer 3 Pro: 2-in-1 with Core i5/i7

ASUS Transformer 3 Pro: 2-in-1 with Core i5/i7

Not to be outdone on the subject of 2-in-1s today, ASUS has announced a second 2-in-1 to complement the newly announced Transformer 3. Dubbed the Transformer 3 Pro, this portable is a more direct competitor to Microsoft’s popular Surface Pro lineup. Although the standard Transformer 3 is not necessary a budget option, of the two Transformers it is the cheaper one, utilizing what’s likely a Core M processor and having all-around weaker specifications. However for users that need more processing power (Core i5/i7), more storage (Up to 1TB, PCIe), more RAM (up to 16GB), and more connectivity (HDMI, USB Type-A, MicroSD) the…

ASUS ROG Laptops with Optional 120 Hz AHVA Display Panels

ASUS ROG Laptops with Optional 120 Hz AHVA Display Panels

In the recent years, ASUS became one of the world’s largest supplier of gaming notebooks and gaming displays. Having obtained a lot of expertise in building monitors and laptops for gamers, the manufacturer decided to apply it knowledges to build laptops with display panels featuring 120 Hz refresh rates. ASUS has unveiled that it is on a new breed of ROG laptops that

Samsung 750 EVO (120GB & 250GB) SSD Review

Samsung 750 EVO (120GB & 250GB) SSD Review

Since the introduction of their first consumer TLC SSD with the SSD 840, Samsung’s consumer/retail SATA SSD lineup has consisted of two product families: the MLC-based Pro drives, and the TLC-based 840 and EVO drives. The strength of Samsung’s SSD controllers and the advantages of 3D NAND have allowed the 850 EVO to maintain a solidly mid-range position in the SSD market well