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Microsoft is experimenting with a Search widget on the Windows 11 desktop

Windows 11 brought the return of widgets to Microsoft’s desktop operating system, but for the most part they’ve been confined to a Widgets board that slides out from the left side of the screen when you want to use it and hides away when you don’t. Now Microsoft has introduced an experimental search box widget […]

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Framework’s modular laptop now available with Intel Alder Lake (upgrade kits for Tiger Lake models coming soon)

The Framework Laptop is a thin and light notebook with premium components including a 13.5 inch, 2256 x 1504 pixel LCD display and support for up to an Intel Core i7 processor, 32GB of RAM, and 1TB of storage. It’s also unique in that it has a modular design: you can easily swap out ports. […]

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HP Envy 2022 laptops come in many sizes, but they all have 5MP webcams

Laptop webcams have largely been horrible for years. But now that video conferencing is becoming a way of life for many computer users, HP is making the upgraded cameras in this year’s HP Envy laptops a key selling point. The new HP Envy x360 13.3″, HP Envy x360 15.6″, HP Envy 16, and HP Envy 17.3″ laptops all feature HP True […]

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HP Spectre x360 13.5 inch convertible packs a 3:2 display and a 5MP webcam

The new HP Spectre x360 13.5″ laptop is a 3 pound convertible notebook with a 12th-gen Intel Core U-series processor, support for up to 32GB of RAM and 2TB of storage, and a 66 Wh battery. As part of HP’s Spectre line of premium notebooks, it’s got a sleek design and some nice extras like quad speakers […]

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Amazon Fire OS 8 debuts this summer (Android 11-based software for Fire devices)

The new Amazon Fire 7 (2022) tablet brings a better processor, more memory, and longer battery life to Amazon’s entry-level tablet. The $60 tablet will also be the first to ship with Fire OS 8 when the new Fire 7 begins shipping June 29, 2022. Fire OS is the Android-based operating system Amazon uses for […]

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Acer brings glasses-free 3D to gaming laptops, portable monitors

Acer’s SpatialLabs technology is designed to let you view 3D content on a 2D screen without the need to put on a special pair of glasses. Last year the company launched a high-end content creation laptop with support for the feature. Now Acer is bringing SpatialLabs to gaming laptops and portable displays. The new Acer […]

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Compare Amazon Fire tablet specs: Fire 7, Fire HD 8, and Fire 10 tablets

Amazon’s Fire tablets are some of the most cheapest tablets worth buying thanks to a combination of decent screens, acceptable performance (for some tasks) and really low starting prices. Normally you can pick up an Amazon Fire tablet for between $60 and $180. From time to time, they go on sale at deep discounts. But […]

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Amazon’s new Fire 7 tablet has a faster processor, more RAM, longer battery life and USB-C

Amazon’s entry-level Fire tablet is getting a spec bump for the first time since 2019. The new Amazon Fire 7 (2022) is still a budget tablet with a 7 inch IPS LCD display, but it has twice as much RAM as the previous-gen model, a processor that Amazon says is 30% faster, and up to […]

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The new Acer Chromebook Spin 714 is a convertible powered by Intel Alder Lake

The Acer Chromebook Spin 714 (CP714-1WN) is a premium convertible notebook with the sort of specs you’d normally associate with a Windows PC. It supports up to an Intel Core i7-1260P processor, up to a 14 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel display, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to 512GB of solid state storage. It’s […]