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System76 Lemur is an Ubuntu laptop with Broadwell for $599 and up

System76 sells a line of notebook and desktop computers with Ubuntu Linux software. The company’s latest Ubuntu notebook features a 14 inch display and an Intel Core i3 Broadwell processor. The new System76 Lemur is now available for $599 and up. The notebook has a 14.1 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel glossy display, an Intel Core i3-5010U […]

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MSI Cubi is a tiny desktop with a Broadwell chip

MSI has introduced a miniature desktop computer that’s scheduled to hit the streets in late March, 2015. It’s called the MSI Cubi and it’s a computer with an Intel Broadwell processor stuffed into a 0.45 liter case. Update: MSI Cubi systems are now available for pre-order $150 and up. The MSI Cubi features two memory slots (with […]

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Acer launches 15.6 inch Chromebook with Core i5 for $500

As expected, Acer has introduced a new version of its Acer Chromebook 15 laptop. The new model features a 15.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display and an Intel Core i5-5200U Broadwell processor. It should hit the streets in April for $499.99, although prices may vary in different regions. The Acer Chromebook 15 is already […]

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Acer Chromebook 15 with Core i5 Broadwell coming soon for $500

Want a Chromebook with an Intel Core i5 Broadwell processor, but don’t want to spend $1000 on a new Chromebook Pixel? Acer’s got you covered with a new model that will sell for about half the price. In January the company introduced the Acer Chromebook 15 and promise that it’d be available with either a Celeron […]

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HP Pavilion x360 convertible notebook gets a Core M Broadwell update

The HP Pavilion x360 is an 11.6 inch Windows laptop that becomes a tablet when you push the screen back 360 degrees. It’s basically HP’s answer to the Lenovo Yoga line of convertible notebooks… but cheaper. HP offers models with Intel Bay Trail processors and starting prices as low as $350. I reviewed a model last year and […]

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Apple updates MacBook Air, MacBook Pro with Broadwell chips

Apple’s big new laptop announcement today may have been about a little laptop. But the company is also updating its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lineup. New models featuring 5th-gen Intel Core i5 and Core i7 “Broadwell” processors are now available. The new processors aren’t the only improvements. Here are some of hte other upgrades: […]

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Samsung’s 2.1 pound ATIV Book 9 ultrabook launches for $1200 and up

Samsung’s ATIV Book 9 2015 is a portable notebook with a 12.2 inch high-resolution display, an Intel Core M processor, and a svelte design. The laptop measures 0.46 inches thick and weighs 2.09 pounds. First introduced in December, the new ATIV Book 9 goes on sale in the US on March 1st for $1200 and […]

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Intel NUC mini PC with Core i7 Broadwell, Iris graphics coming in Q2, 2015

Intel recently revealed that its first NUC mini computer with a Core i7 processor is scheduled to launch in the second quarter of 2015. But it turns out that’s not the only thing that makes the new system special. The Intel NUC5i7RYH will also be the first member of the NUC family to feature Intel […]

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Shuttle DS57U is a small, fanless Broadwell-powered PC

Shuttle has been making small form-factor PCs and computer cases for over a decade, long before the small computers like the Mac Mini and Raspberry Pi hit the streets. Now Shuttle is updating its line of mini computers with its first model featuring an Intel Broadwell processor. The Shuttle DS57U is a fanless computer that measures […]

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Intel launches Broadwell chips with vPro for enterprise

Earlier this month Intel launched its 5th-gen Intel Core “Broadwell” processors for consumer devices. Now the company is adding 5th-gen Intel Core vPro chips to its lineup. These chips are aimed at the enterprise market and Intel says they’ll enable new types of notebooks, 2-in-1 tablets, and mini PCs for use in the workplace. Intel uses […]