Intel’s unpopular Lakefield chips reach end of life a year after launch

Later this year Intel plans to launch its first Alder Lake mobile processors designed to combine two different CPU architectures on a single chip. The idea is to deliver up to a 14-core processor that features a mix of high-performance and energy-efficient CPU cores. But Alder Lake-P chips won’t be the first processors from Intel […]

Vector’s hybrid smartwatch with a 30-day battery is now available

Vector introduced a line of smartwatches earlier this year that are designed to tackle two issues plaguing many other entries in this space: clunky design and short battery life. The company’s products promise “less gadget, more style” and a 30-day battery life. Now you can order from the company’s website. Prices start at £219 in the UK, but […]

Out from under the wing of Sony, VAIO returns with two new hybrid laptops

Now that VAIO is no longer part of Sony’s PC business, the company has been working hard on rebooting its independent computer business. The company recently announced two new computers in Tokyo. The VAIO Z and VAIO Z Canvas at the company’s new touch screen laptop hybrids. The former is intended for use in enterprise […]

HP Pavilion x360 convertible notebook review

Ever since Lenovo introduced its first Yoga convertible laptop, competing PC makers have been borrowing the idea and releasing their own touchscreen laptops with 360 degree hinges. The HP Pavilion x360 is Hewlett Packard’s most affordable Yoga-inspired computer. Open the lid about 90 degrees and you’ve got a laptop with an 11.6 inch display. Keep pushing […]

Dell joins the flip family with new 11 inch and 13 inch 2-in-1 notebooks

Dell is the latest company to throw its hat in the Lenovo Yoga-style convertible laptop space. Dell’s new Inspiron 11 3000 Series and Inspiron 13 700 Series Windows notebooks are 2-in-1 devices that can also function as tablets. Just flip back the screen all the way until it’s opposite the keyboard and the notebook becomes […]

Toshiba launches a 13 inch 2-in-1 ultrabook with Haswell in Europe

Toshiba hopped on the portable notebook/tablet hybrid with the launch of the Satellite Click series of 2-in-1 devices last year. The Toshiba Satellite Click looks like a 13.3 inch notebook, but you can remove the keyboard and use the device as a tablet. With a list price of around $600, the Click Series is also reasonably […]