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Dynabook updates its Satellite Pro laptops with Windows 11 and Intel Tiger Lake

Earlier this year Dynabook introduced a new line of Satellite Pro laptops with Windows 10 software, 10th-gen Intel processors, and reasonably affordable price tags. Now the company is giving those notebooks a spec bump. New models with 11th-gen Intel Core processors, WiFi 6 support, and Windows 11 software will be available this month with prices […]

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BMAX Y14 is a thin, light, and affordable laptop… with a 6-year-old processor

One way to make affordable laptops is to use cheap current-gen parts. Another way is to use older components that were expensive a few years ago, but which have come down in price since then. The BMAX Y14 Pro is a laptop that takes a mix of both approaches. It’s a $500 laptop with modern […]

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Asus launches three new 11.6 inch Chromebooks

Asus has quietly added three new Chromebooks with 11.6 inch displays and entry-level specs to its lineup. The new Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1101) is listed under the company’s line of “at home” products and features Intel Gemini Lake processor options, but it still a MIL-STD-810H tested durable design. Meanwhile the new Asus Chromebook CR1 (CR1100) and Chromebook Flip […]

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Lenovo Yoga Pro 14s Carbon 2022 is a 2.4 pound Ryzen-powered laptop (for China)

Lenovo has unveiled a new thin and light laptop for the Chinese market featuring a 14 inch, 2880 x 1800 pixel OLED display with a 90 Hz refresh rate an AMD Ryzen 7 5800U processor, and a compact design. The Lenovo Yoga Pro 14s Carbon weighs just 1.08 kg, or about 2.4 pounds. As the […]

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Samsung Galaxy Book Odyssey is a 4.1 pound notebook with Tiger Lake-H and NVIDIA RTX 3050 Ti Max-Q

The new Samsung Galaxy Book Odyssey is a notebook the blurs the lines between gaming and portability machines. Weighing just 4.1 pounds and measuring just 0.7 inches thick, it’s pretty compact for a 15.6 inch notebook with discrete graphics. But the laptop packs a 45-watt Intel Core i7-11600H hexa-core processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Max-Q […]

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Schenker’s upgraded Vision 14 is a 2.4 pound laptop with 3K display, 40W Tiger Lake CPU, and optional NVIDIA graphics

The Schenker Vision 14 is a thin and light laptop that first launched in June as a 2.2 pound notebook with support for up to a 2880 x 1800 pixel 90 Hz display and up to a 28-watt Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor. Now German PC maker Schenker is introducing an upgraded model with a more […]

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Huawei MateBook X 2021 is a 2.2 pound notebook with an Intel Core i5-1130G7 processor

Huawei’s latest thin and light laptop is very thin and light. The Huawei Matebook X 2021 has a 13 inch, 3000 x 2000 pixel display and an 11th-gen Intel Tiger Lake processor, but the notebook measures just 0.5 inches thick and weighs just about 2.2 pounds. The Huawei Matebook X 2021 is available for purchase in China, where […]

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Acer Chromebook Spin 314 with Intel Jasper Lake coming in November for $500 and up

Acer’s new Chromebook Spin 314 (CP315-1H/CP314-1HN)  is a convertible Chromebook with a 360-degree hinge, a 14 inch touchscreen display, and a low-power Intel Jasper Lake processor. It’s expected to go on sale in North America next month with prices starting around $500 for a model with a full HD IPS touchscreen display. According to a […]

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Acer Chromebook Spin 514 is a premium convertible with Intel Tiger Lake

The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 is a 3 pound convertible Chromebook with a fanless design, a 14 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel touchscreen display and a 360 degree hinge. Set to hit the streets in Europe this month for 800 Euros and up, the Acer Chromebook Spin is coming to North America in January, 2022 for […]

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Framework MarketPlace lets you buy replacement parts, expansion cards for the modular Framework Laptop

The Framework Laptop is a thin and light notebook with a 13.5 inch display and an Intel Tiger Lake processor. But what really makes the notebook stand out is its modular design and emphasis on repairability and customization. When the Framework laptop went up for pre-order earlier this year, customers could choose from a couple […]

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Kubuntu Focus M2 Linux laptop gets a spec bump (and a smaller, cheaper sibling: the Kubuntu Focus XE)

The Kubuntu Focus family of Linux laptops is growing. A 3rd-gen Kubuntu Focus M2 laptop with a 15.6 inch display, 45-watt Intel Core i7-11800H Tiger Lake processor, and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30-series graphics is now available for $1945 and up. But if you’re in the market for something smaller and/or cheaper, the Kubuntu team also introduced the […]