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Now you can buy a Framework Laptop 13 for less than $500 (Factory Seconds B-Stock)

Framework’s laptops stand out from the competition due to their modular, repairable, and upgradeable design. Each Framework laptop has an Expansion Card system that lets you choose the ports you want your laptop to have (the modules connect to USB-C connectors on the motherboard). And all key components are designed to be easy to replace: […]

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Framework Outlet shop lets you pick up older Framework Laptops, Mainboards, and other gear at discounts

Framework has been making modular, repairable, and upgradeable laptops for a few years. And while the company’s hardware isn’t exactly cheap, it offers the promise of letting you keep using your laptop for longer by only replacing the parts you need. The company also does offer a way to save money: buy previous-gen hardware. Every […]

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Framework Laptop AMD review: Modular laptop with Ryzen 7040U is a big step forward

Framework entered the laptop market in 2021 with a new kind of notebook computer: one that features a modular, customizable, repairable, and upgradeable design. Right out of the box, the company delivered on its promise to let users customize their systems with their choice of ports. And the original Framework with a 13.5 inch display […]

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Framework Laptop 16 is a modular laptop with upgradeable discrete graphics and customizable keyboard and input options

Framework has been selling modular, repairable, and upgradeable laptops with 13.5 inch displays since 2021. But while you can replace the mainboard, battery, and most other components, there are a few things that are hard to do without introducing a new chassis: like adding a bigger display or support for discrete graphics. Enter the Framework […]

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Lilbits: Telly’s ad-supported TV begins shipping, Kindle Paperwhite Kids is no longer quite as ad-free

Two months after announcing plans to give away a “free” 55 inch TV to folks willing to put a persistent adware/spyware system in their homes, Telly has begun shipping its TVs to folks who’ve signed up. A second screen below the primary display is designed to show ads and other information. And while the system […]

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Framework Laptop 16 will have a semi-custom 165 Hz, 2560 x 1600px display

Framework makes modular, repairable, and upgradeable laptops. Up until now all of the company’s notebooks have featured 13.5 inch displays and a chassis that’s changed little enough from one generation to the next that you can easily put a new mainboard in an old laptop to upgrade the processor, memory, storage, and other components. But […]

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Framework Laptop’s updated DisplayPort and HDMI expansion modules consume less power (you can also update existing modules)

Framework’s Laptops are designed to be repairable, upgradable, and modular – the mainboard features a series of USB-C connectors that allow you to connect expansion modules depending on whether you want HDMI, DisplayPort, USB, Ethernet, audio, or storage in each slot. The upshot is that you get to decide exactly which ports you want, and […]

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Framework Laptop with AMD Ryzen 7040U coming in Q3 (pre-orders open now)

Framework makes laptops with modular, repairable, and upgradeable designs that allow you to pick your own ports and swap out every major component, including the mainboard and processor. Up until recently the company only sold laptops (and mainboards) with Intel processors, but earlier this year Framework announced plans to launch its first AMD-powered models. At […]

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Framework’s latest 13.5 inch laptop (and upgrade modules) comes with Intel Raptor Lake or AMD Ryzen “Phoenix” mainboards

Over the past few years a startup called Framework has proven that you can build a modular, repairable upgradable laptop that’s actually a pretty good laptop. And the company has delivered on its promise: the original Framework Laptop shipped with an 11th-gen Intel Core processor, but last year the company released a new mainboard with a […]

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Framework’s modular laptops get cheaper thanks to an expanded refurbished program

The Framework Laptop is a modular, repairable and upgradeable notebook that doesn’t sacrifice performance, portability, or style for those features. But with a $999 starting price, it’s not exactly the cheapest laptop around. It has gotten cheaper to get your hands on a Framework Laptop since the first model launched in 2021 though. When the company […]

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Framework Laptop’s latest add-on is Thunderbolt 4 certification

The Framework Laptop is designed to be modular, repairable, and upgradeable. The battery, ports, display, and even the motherboard are user replaceable. And thanks to a modular port system, you can not only choose the ports you want, but you can swap them out at any time. That modular port system is designed around a […]