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Intel’s 10nm Ice Lake chips shipping now, PCs coming later in 2019

Intel’s new “Ice Lake” processors are the first 10nm chips the company is producing in mass volumes, and the first to feature Intel Gen11 graphics, which the company says offers up to twice the performance of Gen10. Ice Lake chips will be the first members of Intel’s 10th-gen Core product lineup, and they’re relatively low-power […]

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Dell’s new XPS 15 laptop features 9th-gen Intel Core-H, NVIDIA GTX 1650

Dell is refreshing its XPS 15 line of thin, light, and high-performance laptops with a new model that supports up to an Intel Core i9-9980HK octa-core processor, up to 64GB of RAM, up to 2TB of solid state storage, and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics. The new Dell XPS 15 (7590) is available starting […]

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Dell introduces XPS 13 2-in-1 with Intel Ice Lake CPU & bigger display

Dell’s XPS 13 2-in-1 (7390) convertible laptop is getting a major overhaul. The new model is 8 percent thinner, has a 7 percent larger display, a wider keyboard, and Dell will offer two color options rather than one. But the biggest change is that the new Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 is powered by a 15 watt […]

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Alienware m15 gaming laptop gets a new look, a lot more horsepower

Dell’s Alienware laptops pack a lot of horsepower into portable gaming PCs, but they’re not exactly known for thin and light designs. With a starting weight under 4.8 pounds and a body that measures about 0.8 inches thick, the Alienware m15 is the smallest current-gen model in Dell’s Alienware line of gaming PCs. The company […]

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Dell’s new Inspiron 13 5000 family includes a $749 4G LTE laptop

Dell’s Inspiron 13 5000 notebooks tend to be mid-rang devices with decent specs and underwhelming design… but in recent years the company has made a habit of borrowing some premium design elements and bringing them to these mid-range laptop computers. The 2019 series, for example, feature thin and light designs, an aluminum palm rest, optional […]

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Dell’s new Inspiron 15 7000 weighs 3.5 pounds, packs NVIDIA GPU and 9th-gen Intel Core-H CPU

Dell’s Inspiron line of laptops are typically entry-level and mid-range devices that often have decent specs, but lack some of the premium design and other features found in the higher-end Dell XPS line. But that’s been changing in recent years. Earlier this year Dell launched the Inspiron 7000 Series Black Edition 2-in-1 laptops with aluminum […]

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Dell Precision 5540 is a 4 pound mobile workstation PC

Over the past few years Dell has been blurring the lines between mobile workstations and high-performance consumer laptops by stuffing some professional-level hardware into a Dell Precision professional laptop that looks an awful lot like an XPS 15 consumer model. And this year is no different: along with the new Dell XPS 15, Dell is […]

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HP Mini-in-One is a modular PC-in-a-display for easier upgrades (sort of)

All-in-one desktops save a lot of space by combining your PC and display into a single package. But the down side is that when you want to upgrade to more powerful hardware, you typically have to buy a whole new AiO PC. HP’s new Mini-in-One 24 Display is a system designed to separate the refresh cycle […]

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HP introduces Elite x2 G4 2-in-1 tablet

HP is updating its Elite x2 line of business-class 2-in-1 tablets with a new model that the company calls “the world’s smallest business detachable.” The HP Elite x2 G4 features an Intel Whiskey Lake processor, a built-in kickstand, pen support, support for a range of detachable keyboards (including aluminum and leather options), and optional support […]

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HP refreshes its EliteBook x360 line of premium, portable notebooks

HP’s next-gen EliteBook x360 line of business laptops is set to hit the streets in July. The new HP EliteBook x360 1030 G4 with a 13.3 inch display will sell for $1450 and up, while the 14 inch HP EliteBook x360 1040 G6 has a starting price of $1500. Both are powered by 8th-gen Intel “Whiskey […]