Posted inNews

Acer Swift 3 “Project Athena” laptop with 10th-gen Intel Core coming in March for $699 and up

When Intel unveiled its Project Athena initiative last year, the company said the goal was to provide a set of guidelines for PC makers to meet in order to deliver a solid user experience for thin and light laptops and 2-in-1 computers with long battery life and responsive performance — but it turns out that […]

Posted inNews

Acer Swift 3 thin & light laptop with AMD Ryzen 4000 coming in May for $599 and up

Acer is unveiling two new members of the Swift 3 laptop lineup at CES this week. One is a “Project Athena” laptop co-engineered with Intel and featuring an Intel Ice Lake processor. The other is the AMD Ryzen-powered Acer Swift 3 (SF314-42) which will be available in North America in May for $599 and up. It’s […]

Posted inNews

AMD’s 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3990X processor coming in February for $3990

A few months after introducing 3rd-gen Ryzen Threadripper desktop processors with up to 32 CPU cores, AMD is introducing a 64-core version. The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X processor is the first consumer desktop processor from any company to feature 64 CPU cores and 128 threads, and it’ll be available starting February 7th for $3,990. This […]

Posted inNews

AMD launches Ryzen 4000 laptop processor family (Up to 8 Zen 2 CPU cores & Radeon Vega graphics)

Over the last few years AMD has been giving Intel a run for its money in the desktop processor space with its Ryzen line of processors that offer an awful lot of performance, typically at a lower cost than their Intel counterparts. But AMD’s laptop processors haven’t been quite as impressive… and they haven’t been […]

Posted inNews

Alienware’s Concept UFO is a modular handheld gaming PC (much more than a Nintendo Switch clone)

I wouldn’t blame you if you took one look at Dell’s Alienware Concept UFO handheld gaming PC and its detachable controllers and decided it was nothing but a Nintendo Switch clone. But this little device is much more than that — because it’s got the guts of a full-fledged Windows computer. Sure, you could use […]

Posted inNews

Dell unveils foldable and dual-screen PC prototypes (Ori and Duet)

Dell isn’t ready to commit to mass producing dual-screen or foldable PCs just yet. But the company does have a couple of working prototypes that it’s showing off at CES this week. The Dell Concept Ori device is a tablet with a flexible OLED display that allows you to fold the computer in half like […]

Posted inNews

Lenovo IdeaPad 14 laptops come with either AMD Ryzen 4000 or Intel Ice Lake

Lenovo’s new IdeaPad 14 laptops  are set to ship in April with a choice of processor families — and two different starting prices. If you want a model with an AMD Ryzen 4000 series processor, you’ll be able to pick one up for as little as $850. But prices start at $1210 for models with […]

Posted inNews

TCL 10 Pro, TCL 10L,and TCL 10 5G smartphones coming soon for under $500

While TCL may not be the first company you think of when it comes to smartphones, the Chinese electronics company has actually been making phones for years… most recent BlackBerry, Alcatel, and even Palm smartphones are actually made by TCL. This year the company plans to sell phones under its own brand name — starting […]

Posted inNews

Lenovo ThinkBook Plus is a 13.3 inch laptop… with a 10.8 inch E Ink lid

Lenovo is continuing to do weird things with laptops and E Ink displays. In 2018 the company released the Yoga Book C930 dual-screen laptop with an E Ink touchscreen display where you’d normally find a keyboard. This year the company has decided to put an E Ink display on the back of a laptop. The Lenovo […]

Posted inNews

Lenovo Flex 5G laptop coming this spring for $1500 and up

Lenovo plans to be the first company to market with a Windows 10 notebook sporting integrated 5G LTE support. The Lenovo Flex 5G is a thin and light convertible laptop with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G processor featuring support for sub-6GHz 5G networks. It’s expected to go on sale in North America this spring for $1500 […]

Posted inNews

Lenovo Chromebook Duet 2-in-1 tablet coming in May for $280 and up

As expected, Lenovo’s first Chrome OS tablet is on the way. The Lenovo Chromebook Duet is a 10.1 inch tablet with a MediaTek Helio P60T octa-core processor, 4GB of RAM, and between 64GB and 128GB of storage. It also has a detachable keyboard that lets you use the tablet like a laptop — which could […]

Posted inNews

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold tablet coming later this year for $2500 (foldable OLED display)

As promised, Lenovo plans to launch its first Windows tablet with a foldable pOLED display this year. The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold is a 13.3 inch tablet when folded flat, but thanks to a flexible display and a hinge, you can close it up like a book for portability. You can also hold it like […]