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MSI Prestige Evo is one of the first Intel EVO certified laptops

In addition to new gaming and business laptops, MSI is introducing several new consumer laptops during the IFA show this week. For the most part, the new MSI Modern and MSI Prestige series laptops are pretty much what you’d expect: 11th-gen Intel Core chips, thin and light designs, support for NVIDIA graphics in some models, […]

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MSI introduces Summit line of business laptops with Intel Tiger Lake

MSI has been making laptops for years, but the company has largely focused on the gaming, consumer, and content creator markets. Now MSI is launching a line of laptops that mean business. The MSI Summit E and MSI Summit B series laptops are thin and light notebooks with aluminum bodies, support for face and fingerprint recognition […]

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TCL NXTPAPER is a paper-like color displays for tablets

Color E Ink devices are starting to arrive, bringing many of the benefits of ePaper displays to eReaders that can display color graphics for digital magazines, comics, books, and other apps. But they tend to have a limited color palette, slow screen refresh rate, and reduced pixel density when displaying color. TCL has an alternate […]

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Qualcomm is bringing 5G to its Snapdragon 400 chips next year

The first smartphones to ship with 5G support were premium devices aimed at early adopters. But 5G will be everywhere soon and eventually it’ll replace the aging 4G networks that cover much of the globe. So it’s not surprising that 5G is coming to mid-range and budget devices. Now Qualcomm says it’ll launch its first […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G is designed for PCs with 25+ hours of battery life

Qualcomm says its next chip designed for laptops and 2-in-1 computers is designed for long battery life, speedy performance, and always-connected capabilities. According to Qualcomm, its new chip can power fanless PCs with more than 25 hours of battery life, while offering “up to 50% greater total system performance than the competition” according to the […]

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Acer’s new Spin 7 is a Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 convertible laptop with 5G

The new Acer Spin 7 (SP71) laptop is a thin and light convertible notebook with a 14 inch touchscreen display, a 360-hinge, and pen support. The Windows laptop also one of the first PCs to be powered by a Qulcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G processor. Among other things, that means you can expect long […]

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Dynabook’s first Tiger Lake laptops weigh less than 1 kilogram

Earlier this year Dynabook introduced the 1.9 pound Portégé X30L laptop with a 13.3 inch display and a 10th-gen Intel Core “Comet Lake” processor. Now the company is refreshing its lineup with a new Dynabook Portégé X30L-J featuring up to an 11th-gen Intel Core i7-1165G7 Tiger Lake processor with Intel Xe graphics, up to 48GB […]

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More than 150 Intel Tiger Lake PCs are coming soon

Intel’s 11th-gen Core processors offer up to twice the graphics performance of last year’s models, while delivering up to a 20-percent boost in productivity tasks, all while offering better energy efficiency. The chip maker unveiled some key details about its new Tiger Lake chips with Willow Cove CPU architecture and Intel Iris Xe last month. […]

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Acer brings Tiger Lake to its Swift 3 and Swift 5 laptops

The new Acer Swift 5 (SF514-55) is a 2.3 pound laptop with a magnesium-aluminum chassis, a 14 inch full HD touchscreen display, and support for up to an Intel Core i7 Tiger Lake processor with Intel Xe graphics. Coming this November for $1000 and up, it’s a premium thin and light notebook that’s one of the […]