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You can transform Framework’s modular laptop into a tablet (unofficially)

The Framework Laptop is a modular computer that lets you pick your own ports and swap them whenever you want. It’s also designed to be easy to repair or upgrade, since every single component can be removed and replaced using a single screwdriver/opening tool that comes in the box. That modularity makes it easy to […]

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Framework Laptop Review: Modular, repairable, upgradeable laptop with a 12th-gen Intel Core processor

It’s not often that a new company enters a highly competitive market and delivers something that truly stands out. But that’s exactly what Framework did when the startup introduced its first laptop last year. It’s a sleek, sturdy notebook with an excellent display, keyboard, and touchpad. But it’s also a modular laptop that lets you […]

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Lilbits: Asus PN64 mini PC with Intel Alder Lake, Framework’s modular laptop, and Android app privacy

Framework’s 2nd-gen modular laptop is set to begin shipping to customers this month… although customers who already have a 1st-gen model can also save some money by purchasing just a new mainboard with a 12th-gen Intel Core “Alder Lake” processor that will fit into last year’s laptop shell. But that’s just one of the ways […]

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Framework’s modular laptop now available with Intel Alder Lake (upgrade kits for Tiger Lake models coming soon)

The Framework Laptop is a thin and light notebook with premium components including a 13.5 inch, 2256 x 1504 pixel LCD display and support for up to an Intel Core i7 processor, 32GB of RAM, and 1TB of storage. It’s also unique in that it has a modular design: you can easily swap out ports. […]

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The Framedeck is a DIY cyberdeck powered by a Framework Mainboard

Folks in the Cyberdeck community have been taking advantage of modern-day tech to build retro-futuristic portable computers for the past few years by taking advantage of advances in 3D printing, the ability to source electronic components from around the world, and the availability of versatile single-board computers like the Raspberry Pi line of devices. The […]

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Penk’s Mainboard Terminal is an all-in-one PC that stuffs a Framework Mainboard into a retro-inspired body

Many of today’s laptops are more powerful than yesterday’s desktop PCs (well maybe not yesterday’s, but desktops from more than a few years ago). And while it’s certainly possible to use a laptop as a desktop replacement, hardware hacker Penk went a little further with the Mainboard Terminal. It’s a compact all-in-one computer with a custom, retro-inspired […]

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Modular laptop maker Framework now lets you buy just the mainboard (for upgrades, DIY projects, or standalone use)

The Framework Laptop is a notebook computer designed with modularity in mind. Not only can you buy expansion cards that let you swap out a USB port for an HDMI port or additional storage, but all the internal components are designed to be easy to remove, replace, and in some cases, upgrade. Now Framework has […]

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Framework’s modular laptop is now available in (parts of) Europe

The Framework laptop is a modular computer that’s designed to be both easy to repair and easy to customize thanks to an expansion card system that lets you swap out ports or even replace a port with up to 1TB of solid state storage. When the laptop first launched it was available exclusively in the […]

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Lilbits: Framework’s future, iMessage reactions in Google Messages, and more

Framework’s modular laptop is already one of the most repairable, customizable notebooks on the market thanks to a design that not only lets you swap out the memory, storage, and battery, but even the ports. But the makers of the laptop say they’re already working on plans for new modules for the laptop… and entirely […]

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Lilbits: Samsung could merge its Galaxy S and Galaxy Note smartphone families, Framework Laptop’s firmware goes open source, and more

Rumors that Samsung would phase out its Galaxy Note line of smartphones have been making the rounds for years. But with recent Samsung phones adding S-Pen support, they’ve been picking up steam. Now Samsung is adding fuel to the fire by hinting that the new Galaxy S22 smartphone expected to launch in February will be […]