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Lenovo’s Kaby Lake-R lineup includes new Yoga, IdeaPad, Legion laptops (leaks)

Lenovo’s planning to launch several new laptops and refresh a few other models this fall, if leaked product listings at a Polish store are anything to go by. We should know more about pricing and availability in a few days: Lenovo is holding a press event ahead of the IFA trade show on August 31st. […]

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Dell Inspiron 7000 series convertible goes Kaby Lake-R

Dell’s 13 inch clamshell laptops aren’t the only models getting a spec bump up to Intel’s 8th-gen Core processors. The company’s 13 and 15 inch convertible tablet-style notebooks are also being updated to include Intel’s new 8th-gen Core processors, which Dell says should offer up to 33 percent better performance (in some situations). The Dell Inspiron […]

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Dell Inspiron 13 7000 with Kaby Lake-R CPU coming in October for $800 and up

Dell is giving its Inspiron line of 13 inch, 15 inch, and 17 inch notebooks a Kaby Lake-R update. As usual, the models I’m most interested in are the most portable, including the Dell Inspiron 7000 laptop with a 13 inch display and the 13 inch Inspiron 7000 convertible with a 360-degree hinge and a […]

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Acer Nitro 5 Spin convertible with Kaby Lake-R coming in October

Acer’s Nitro laptops are designed for gamers, with the company’s current Nitro 5 laptops packing NVIDIA GeForce GTX 100 graphics and 45 watt, quad-core Intel Kaby Lake-HQ series processors. Now the company is getting ready to launch a new convertible model called the Nitro 5 Spin. But it’ll have one of Intel’s new Kaby Lake-R […]

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AMD Ryzen, Intel Kaby Lake-R chip details leaked

AMD’s first Ryzen chips are expected to ship in 2017, and the company has said that the octa-core, desktop-class processors are competitive with some of Intel’s most powerful desktop chips. Now a leaked set of benchmark results from a French publication suggest that AMD isn’t kidding. But Intel also has some new chips coming in […]