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2020 MacBook Air is powered by new Intel Ice Lake chips (previously unannounced)

Apple’s new MacBook Air is a thin and light laptop that the company says has a better keyboard and twice as much storage as previous-gen models. But the company says the move from 8th-gen to 10th-gen Intel Core Ice Lake Y-series processors also brings up to an 2X performance boost. What the company didn’t say […]

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Apple launches 2020 MacBook Air for $999 and up (with improved keyboard, processor, and storage)

Apple’s new MacBook Air is a 2.8 pound laptop that measures 0.63 inches at its thickest point, and which packs a 13.3 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel IPS display, a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, and a 49.9 Wh battery for up to 12 hours of run time on a charge. But there are three things […]

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Lenovo launches 14 inch laptop with NVIDIA MX350 graphics, Intel Ice Lake (in China)

The new Lenovo Xiaoxin Air 14 is a notebook with a 14 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display, a 56.5 Wh battery, support for up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. Lenovo will offer the laptop with up to an Intel Core i7-1065G7 Ice Lake processor. But what makes this 3.1 pound laptop […]

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GPD Win Max handheld gaming laptop to have Intel Iris Plus graphics

The upcoming GPD Win Max is expected to be a cross between a handheld gaming computer and a mini laptop. Last we’d heard, it would have a bigger screen than the current-gen GPD Win 2, a QWERTY keyboard large enough for touch-typing, and an AMD Ryzen Embedded processor with Radeon graphics. But that was half a year […]

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28 watt Intel Core i7-1068G7 Ice Lake processor coming soon (9 watt Y-series chips too)

It’s been almost half a year since Intel launched its 10th-gen Core “Ice Lake” line of processors, and since then we’ve seen a handful of laptops with 15-watt Ice lake-U series processors. What we haven’t seen yet are any systems powered by the highest-performance Ice Lake chip — the 28 watt Intel Core i7-1068G7. PCs […]

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Asus brings Ice Lake, Comet Lake chips to its 2020 VivoBook lineup

PC maker Asus only brought one new premium ZenBook thin and light laptop to the Consumer Electronics Show this year. But the company is adding a bunch of new models to its mid-range VivoBook lineup. They’re all powered by 10th-gen Intel Core processors, and many will be available with optional NVIDIA graphics. Here’s an overview […]

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Acer Swift 3 “Project Athena” laptop with 10th-gen Intel Core coming in March for $699 and up

When Intel unveiled its Project Athena initiative last year, the company said the goal was to provide a set of guidelines for PC makers to meet in order to deliver a solid user experience for thin and light laptops and 2-in-1 computers with long battery life and responsive performance — but it turns out that […]

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Dell refreshes its XPS 13 laptop lineup with display, processor updates

The Dell XPS 13 line of laptops have earned a reputation for their thin and light designs featuring slim bezels around the display. But that design hasn’t changed very much since 2015. Sure, Dell eventually moved the camera from below the display to above it, but most of the annual updates were related to specs, […]

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Acer’s Swift 3 and Swift 5 laptops with Intel Ice Lake chips now available

When Intel unveiled its 10th-gen Core “Ice Lake” processor lineup this summer, the company promised that 35 laptops and 2-in-1 tablets powered by the chips were on the way. But there were few enough announced as of August that I was able to put together a list of all 8 Ice Lake PCs that we […]

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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 review (Ice Lake convertible laptop)

Dell’s XPS 13 line of laptops have set the standard in recent years for just how thin and light a notebook can be while still offering decent performance and long battery life. But the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 line of convertibles, which should be more versatile than their clamshell siblings, have been hampered by low […]