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Lilbits: Is AMD developing hybrid chips with Performance and Efficiency cores too?

It’s been more than a decade since ARM introduced its big.LITTLE  architecture that allowed chip makers to combine high-performance CPU cores with energy-efficient CPU cores on the same chip. And it’s been a few years since Intel brought a similar design to its x86 processors, beginning with the company’s 12th-gen processors based on “Alder Lake” […]

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17.3 inch Asus laptop with a foldable OLED display is up for pre-order soon for $3500

The Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is a large tablet with a 17.3 inch display… or a weird laptop with two 12.5 inch displays, including one that you can optionally cover with a physical keyboard. First unveiled in January and kinda/sorta launched in August, the Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is now available for pre-order for […]

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Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED laptop-tablet hybrid launches (again) August 31

The Asus Zenbook 17 FOLD OLED is a portable Windows 11 computer with an Intel Core i7-1250U processor, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB of storage. Thanks to a flexible OLED display though, it’s a little hard to decide if this is a laptop or a tablet… it’s probably safest to say it’s both. First unveiled during […]

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Intel’s Alder Lake Mobile chips bring hybrid architecture to laptops, promise up to 40-percent performance boost

A few months after launching the first 12th-gen Intel Core desktop processors based on Alder Lake architecture, Intel is introducing its first Alder Lake mobile chips. And there are an awful lot of them. Intel is launching 28 new mobile processors as part of the 12th-gen Intel Core mobile lineup. They range from 9-watt chips […]

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Intel Alder Lake mobile details leaked: Laptop chips with 14 cores, 20 threads

Intel’s first foray into hybrid processors that combine different types of CPU cores in a single chip wasn’t all that exciting due to lackluster performance and a focus on efficiency for thin, light, and fanless computers. But it looks like the next Hybrid chip could pack a lot more horsepower. The company’s upcoming Alder Lake chips […]

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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 […]

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Lenovo Blade concept is a 2-in-1 with built-in cover/stand

Lenovo may be rethinking the tablet computer. Again. The company that brought us the Yoga convertible design and the Yoga Book virtual keyboard seems to have a new idea for a 2-in-1 tablet called the Lenovo Blade. According to a description at the iF World Design Guide Award website, the Blade is a multi-purpose tablet […]

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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 […]

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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 […]