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Minix launches Neo J50C-4 mini PC with Pentium Silver J5005 CPU

Tiny computer maker Minix is launching a new miniature desktop PC featuring an Intel Pentium Silver J5005 processor. It’s called the Minix Neo J50C-4 and it should be on display at the IFA show in Berlin this week, before making its way to stores later this year. Update: Minix says the Neo J50C-4 should be […]

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Asus ZenBook Pro 14 is the second laptop with a “ScreenPad” rather than a touchpad

If you’ve ever found yourself looking at the touchpad of your laptop and thinking “this would be a lot more useful if it was an LCD touchscreen display,” Asus heard you. In June the company unveiled a 15.6 inch laptop called the ZenBook Pro 15 that has a secondary screen placed in the spot where […]

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Asus unveils ZenBook laptops with 95 percent screen-to-body ratios

The war on bezels is moving from smartphones to laptops. Yesterday Acer showed off a laptop with slim bezels on all sides for what the company said was a 92 percent screen-to-body ratio. Now rival PC maker Asus is introducing a new set of laptops that it says have up to 95 percent screen-to-body ratios. […]

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The latest Asus ZenBook Flip convertibles are smaller and faster

Asus is updating its ZenBook Flip line of convertible notebooks with two new models. Both the new ZenBook Flip 13 and the new ZenBook Flip 15 have slimmer bezels than their predecessors, resulting computers that are about 10 percent smaller. But Intel has also updated the processors and other specs. These laptops support up to […]

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Lilbits 331: Non-IFA news edition

The IFA show in Berlin technically begins on Thursday, but Intel, Acer, and Dell have already kicked things off with a series of announcements related to new processors and a whole bunch of new laptops. But not all the news this week is coming out of IFA. The Information reports that Amazon is getting ready […]

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Acer’s 2.2 pound, 15.6 inch laptop is coming in January for $1100

After unveiling a 2.2 pound laptop with a 15.6 inch display in May, Acer is providing more details about the upcoming Acer Swift 5 SF515-51T… along with, specs, pricing, and a release date. It should be available in North America in January for $1100 and up. Last time we saw the Swift 5, Acer was […]

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Acer unveils new, more powerful Aspire 5 and 7 series notebooks

Acer is refreshing its mainstream laptop lineup with new Aspire 3 and Aspire 5 models featuring new specs and design. The new Acer Aspire 3 is an entry-level 14 inch laptop that will be available with AMD A-series, Intel Celeron, or Intel Pentium processor options. And there are several new Acer Aspire 5 models featuring […]

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Acer introduces OJO 500 Windows Mixed Reality Headset

Acer was one of the first PC makers to launch a Windows Mixed Reality headset. And now the company has revealed its second-gen version. The new Acer OJO 500 headset featured an integrated sound system, software-assisted interpupillary distance adjustment, and it’s the first headset of its type to feature a detachable design that makes it […]

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Acer’s 14 inch Swift 5 laptop gets a Whiskey Lake upgrade

The new Acer Swift 5 SF514-53T is a compact notebook that measures 0.6 inches thick, weighs about 2.1 pounds, and has a 14 inch full HD touchscreen display. While it’s not quite as impressive a feat of engineering as Acer’s new 15.6 inch model (which is only about one ounce heavier), the Swift 5 with […]