Intel Core i7-8086K is a 5 GHz Coffee Lake chip (for desktops)

It’s been 40 years since Intel released one of its most famous processors: the 8086. Now the company is marking the anniversary by reviving the name for one of its most powerful chips to date. The Intel Core i7-8086K Limited Edition will be available starting June 8th, 4 decades to the day after the original […]

Dual-screen laptops debut at Computex: Lenovo Yoga Book 2, Asus Project Precog

As expected, Lenovo is preparing to launch a new version of its Yoga Book. What’s a little surprising is that instead of a convertible laptop with a touchscreen display on top and a Wacom graphics tablet on the bottom, the Yoga Book 2 features dual displays: one on top, and one where you’d normally find […]

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580 premium laptop has a “ScreenPad” instead of a touchpad

Asus is updating its ZenBook Pro 15 with a new model that supports up to an Intel Core i9-8950HK processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to 1TB of solid state storage. It also supports up to a 4K touchscreen display. All that would be impressive enough in […]

New Asus VivoBook S14, S15, and Flip 14 notebooks coming soon for $699 and up

Asus is rolling out a new line of laptops at Computex, including premium models like the Asus ZenBook S UX391 and ZenBook Pro 15 UX580, and mainstream models in its VivoBook series. The Asus VivoBook 14 S430 and S15 S530 are 14 and 15 inch notebooks with 8th-gen Intel Core processors and optional NVIDIA graphics, […]

MSI’s GF63 gaming laptop weighs 3.9 pounds, is priced at $999 and up

MSI’s latest gaming laptop features a 15.6 inch display, a reasonably compact design, a hexa-core Intel processor, and NVIDIA graphics. It’s also priced at $999 and up, which makes it relatively inexpensive by gaming laptop standards… especially for a model that weighs just 3.9 pounds. The folks at Laptop Magazine got a sneak peek at […]

The ROG Phone is the first gaming smartphone from Asus

As expected, Asus is getting into the gaming smartphone business with the introduction of the ROG Phone. Among other things, the phone features an overclocked Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, a vapor cooling system, a set of programmable “ultrasonic AirTrigger” buttons, and a docking port (basically two USB Type-C ports) on the side that lets you […]

Zotac’s Computex lineup includes MEK Mini, MEK Ultra gaming PCs

Zotac plans to showcase several of its compact desktop computers at the Computex show in Taiwan next week. That includes a few devices we first saw at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, including the Zotac ZBOX CI660 nano fanless computer, the ZBOX MA551 mini PC with an AMD Ryzen 5 processor, and the latest […]

4.1 pound Asus ZenBook Pro 15 with Core i9 CPU + NVIDIA graphics on the way

It looks like Asus is getting ready to update its laptop lineup, with a number of new models on the way including a few low-cost notebooks with entry-level, low-power specs and a few high-end models with premium hardware and design elements. One of thee most impressive could be the updated Asus ZenBook Pro 15. It’s […]