Lenovo’s new laptops for education available with Intel or AMD, Windows or Chrome OS

Lenovo is updating its line of laptops for the education market with a bunch of new models that all feature ruggedized designs with reinforced ports and hinges, spill-resistant keyboards, rubber bumpers, and features including USB-C ports for charging and peripherals, HDMI ports for external displays, and physical webcam shutters for privacy. Select models are also […]

Dynabook E10-S is an 11.6 inch laptop for education for $290 and up

Dynabook is launching its first small but sturdy laptop designed for use in classrooms. The Dynabook E10-S is a 2.5 pound notebook with an 11.6 inch display, a 180-degree hinge, and a case that features protective rubber bumpers and a spill-resistant keyboard. Powered by a 6-watt Intel Celeron N4020 Gemini Lake Refresh processor, the Dynabook E10-S […]

Lilbits: Windows Terminal, Mageia 8, Oppo Find X3 Pro, and a modular electronic blocks kit for STEM education

Elecrow, the company behind the CrowPi educational laptop powered by a Raspberry Pi, have launched a new crowdfunding campaign for a more ambitious STEM education product called Crowbits. They’re sets of electronic modules including controllers, power supplies, input and output devices, and sensors. These blocks can be snapped together magnetically to create various projects including […]

Microsoft reveals 5 new budget laptops for education with optional 4G LTE (including the cheapest Windows on Snapdragon laptop to date)

As the BETT 2021 education conference kicks off (virtually), Microsoft has is announcing five new low-cost Windows laptops with 11.6 inch displays that will be available for education customers with prices starting as low as $185. All of the new laptops are also available with optional support for 4G LTE connectivity, and with a starting […]

HP Launches ProBook x360 11 G7 for education (Intel Jasper Lake PC with classroom features)

HP’s newest laptop designed for use in classrooms features an 11.6 inch touchscreen display, a 360 degree hinge, cameras that face the front and back, and a sturdy MIL-STD-810H tested design with metal-reinforced corners, and a Gorilla Glass display and spill-resistant keyboard that can be wiped clean with “commonly used household wipes.” The HP ProBook x360 […]

Lilbits: A color E Ink phone, Intel’s new CEO, and more CES product launches

Chinese electronics company Hisense is one of the only companies in recent years to sell smartphones with E Ink displays. Until recently, that meant phones with black and white screens, but now that color E Ink is a thing, Hisense unveiled a color model last year, and a YouTuber has posted a new unboxing and […]

Intel launches 10nm Celeron and Pentium Silver chips for inexpensive, low-power laptops

Intel is refreshing its Celeron and Pentium Silver line of chips for low-cost, low-power notebooks designed for the education market and beyond. The new Intel “Jasper Lake” processors are the first members of their respective families to feature 10nm Tremont architecture and Intel is promising a significant boost in performance for inexpensive Windows laptops and […]