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CTL launches Chromebook NL73 series with with Intel Alder Lake-N for $299 and up

CTL’s latest Chromebooks for the education market are a line of budget laptops with 11.6 inch HD displays, eMMC flash storage, and 720p webcams. But the new CTL Chromebook NL73 series notebooks do have some nice features including Intel AX211 WiFi 6E/BT 5.3 wireless cards and optional support for up to an Intel Processor N200 chip […]

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Dynabook’s E11 Series of small, inexpensive laptops are designed for education

The Dynabook E11-A is an 11.6 inch notebook with an Intel Alder Lake-N processor, optional support for a touchscreen display, and a $299 starting price. And the new Dynabook E11W-A starts at $349 and adds a 360-degree hinge and optional support for a pressure-sensitive pen. Both laptops are designed for the education market and ship with Windows […]

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Asus BR1402 14 inch laptops for education support up to Intel Core i3-N305 Alder Lake-N

Earlier this year Asus introduced the Asus BR1102 line of 11.6 inch notebooks with Intel Alder Lake-N processors. Now the company is expanding the family with two new models sporting bigger, higher-resolution displays and higher-performance processors. The new Asus BR1402F is a convertible notebook with a 14 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel touchscreen display, a 360-degree […]

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HP Pro x360 Fortis 11 convertible laptop is now available with Intel Alder Lake-N

Earlier this year HP introduced a line of small convertible laptops with Intel Alder Lake-N processors. Now the first of those little laptop is available for purchase… if you’re willing to spend $479 or more on entry-level hardware. The HP Pro X360 11 Fortis G11 is available from B&H as a “special order” with expected ship […]

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Dell Latitude 3140 is an 11.6 inch Alder Lake-N laptop (or convertible)

Dell’s new Latitude 3140 is a small laptop with an Intel Alder Lake-N low-power processor and a relatively affordable price tag… if you opt for a model with entry-level specs. Designed for the education market, it’s also available for anyone to buy from Dell.com. Prices range from $339 to $879, depending on the processor, memory, storage, […]

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Extending Chromebook software support could save billions of dollars and reduce e-waste

When the first Chromebooks hit the street in 2011 they came with a promise that Google would deliver regular software and security updates for at least four years. A few years later Google extended that to five years. But as I noted in 2018, that wasn’t nearly long enough for many users, especially since the […]

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Asus Chromebook CR11 and CR11 Flip are Alder Lake-N laptops designed for the classroom

Asus is refreshing its line of budget Chromebooks for the education market with two new models sporting 11.6 inch HD displays, Intel Alder Lake-N processors, and rugged cases. The Asus Chromebook CR11 (CR1102C) is a clamshell-style notebook with support for up to an Intel Processor N200 chip, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of eMMC storage, while the Asus […]

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HP Fortis x360 11 inch notebooks for education come in Windows or ChromeOS versions

The HP Fortis line of laptops are affordable notebooks for the education market that are designed for use in the classroom thanks to features like reinforced ports and corners and spill-resistant keyboards. HP launched the line last year, and now the company is updating the HP Fortis family with two new 11.6 inch notebooks: the […]

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Acer launches four new Intel-powered Chromebooks for the education market

Acer’s latest Chromebooks for the education market are small notebooks with 11.6 inch or 12 inch HD displays, support for up to 8GB of RAM and up to 64GB or 128GB of storage, depending on the model. The company is introducing four new models, with starting prices ranging from $380 to $500. Some models are […]

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Lenovo unveils four new Chromebooks for the education market

Lenovo’s latest Chromebooks for the education market range from the entry-level Lenovo 100e Chromebook Gen 4 with a MediaTek Kompanio 520 processor and an 11.6 inch HD display to higher-performance models like the 12.2 inch Lenovo 500e Yoga Chromebook Gen 4 convertible notebook with an FHD display, Intel Alder Lake-N processor, and support for pen and […]

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Lenovo’s new Windows laptops for education feature Alder Lake-N or Ryzen 7000 chips

Lenovo’s latest Windows laptops for education are compact, durable computers that range from an entry-level model with a pretty lousy display to higher-priced configurations with FHD touchscreen displays, pen support, and 360-degree hinges. All of the new models are also powered by current-gen processors, with several models featuring Intel Alder Lake-N chips and one system […]

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Asus BR1102 is an 11.6 inch Alder Lake-N notebook for students

Intel’s new Alder Lake-N processors are low-cost, low-power chips designed for inexpensive laptops. And one of the first notebooks announced to feature the chip is the Asus BR1102, an 11.6 inch notebook designed for students. With a spill-resistant keyboard and rugged, scratch-resistant exterior, it’s made to be thrown in a backpack and toted to and from […]

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CrowPi L kit transforms a Raspberry Pi into a laptop (little assembly required)

The CrowPi L is a small laptop computer shell designed to be powered by a Raspberry Pi. It has a display, keyboard, battery, and other components… but it’s the Raspberry PI you stuff inside that will serve as the actual brains of the computer. Made by the same folks who delivered the CrowPi and CrowPi […]

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Compal’s StudyBook concept is a multi-function laptop for kids with a writing slate and detachable keyboard

Taiwanese device manufacturer Compal has designed an unusual laptop aimed at young children. At first glance the Compal StudyBook looks like a standard notebook, but it has a few features that make it stand out. First, the keyboard can be lifted up and removed from the bottom of the notebook to reveal a writing slate that […]