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These are 11 of the first Windows 11 SE laptops for K-8 education

Windows 11 SE is a new version of Windows that’s optimized for use in K-8 classroom settings. Designed to run on low-cost hardware and to be easy for school IT administrators to manage, it’s basically Microsoft’s answer to Chrome OS. Laptops that will ship with Windows 11 SE have the kind of specs you’d typically […]

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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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Juno’s Linux laptops now available with Intel Tiger Lake-H or AMD Ryzen 5000H

Juno Computers sells a line of desktop and laptop computers that ship with Ubuntu Linux pre-installed, and this month the company updated its lineup with several new high performance models sporting 11th-gen Intel Core “Tiger Lake H” or AMD Ryzen 5000H processors. They don’t come cheap, with starting prices ranging from $1,150 to $2,250. But […]

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The new VAIO SX12 is a 2 pound notebook with up to Intel Core i7-1195G7

The VAIO SX12 is a compact notebook with a 12.5 inch full HD display and a body that measures 0.7 inches thick and which weighs about 2 pounds. Japanese PC maker VAIO introduced the first version of the laptop in 2019 and released a newer version with updated processor options a year later. Now it’s […]

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Acer brings glasses-free 3D to its ConceptD laptops for content creators

Acer is updating its ConceptD line of laptops designed for creative folks working on image, video, and game design, among other things. The new models are high-performance computers with 11th-gen Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30-series graphics. But there are also some unusual features in select models. For example, the new Acer ConceptD […]

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Lenovo launches a 2.7 pound Yoga 13s Ryzen Edition laptop with 2560 x 1600 display in China (and four other laptops)

As expected, Lenovo introduced five new laptops for the Chinese market today, all of which are set to ship with Windows 11 after Microsoft launches the new operating system next week. The Lenovo Yoga 13s Ryzen Edition is the smallest of the bunch, but it packs a fair amount of horsepower into a small body. The […]

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Surface Laptop Studio aims at creatives with easel-like display

There was a lot of refreshed hardware at Microsoft’s Surface event today, but there was also one totally new device. The Surface Laptop Studio was unveiled, and it’s here to target the same performance-hungry types who Microsoft targeted with the Surface Book. It’s not a detachable device like the Surface Pro or Surface Book. Instead, […]

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Intel NUC P14E Laptop is a modular powered by an Intel NUC 11 Compute Element

The Intel NUC P14E Laptop Element is a thin and light notebook computer with a 13.9 inch, 3000 x 2000 pixel touchscreen display, an aluminum body, and a modular design: the brains of the system are on an Intel NUC 11 Compute Element card that can be removed and replaced when it’s time to upgrade or […]

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Asus puts OLED screens in all the laptops

Asus is launching new laptops for consumers, business customers, and content creators. And they all have OLED displays. That includes new laptops in the Asus ZenBook line of thin and light laptops, mid-range Asus VivoBook laptops, and Asus ExpertBook business notebooks as well as new Asus ProArt StudioBook laptops (that also have a few other special […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad X13 5G and Chomebook 300e with LTE coming to AT&T in September

Two Lenovo laptops with built-in support for cellular networks are heading to AT&T next month. The Lenovo ThinkPad X13 5G is a premium Windows-powered notebook with an Core i5 Intel Tiger Lake processor that goes up for pre-order August 27th and ships September 17th, while the Lenovo 300e Chromebook LTE is an 11.6 inch convertible with a […]

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Intel NUC X15 laptop packs an NVIDIA GPU and a 240Hz display

Intel releases a whole range of compact NUC desktop PCs every year. They even offer larger more “extreme” NUCs aimed at gamers. Laptops from Intel are much more rare… and a gaming laptop is almost unheard of. That’s exactly what the new NUC X15 “King County” Laptop Kit is, however. Think NUC 11 Extreme, but […]

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Gateway’s budget laptops are now available with Intel Tiger Lake chips

After sitting on the sidelines for the past decade or so, the Gateway brand made a bit of a comeback last year with the launch of a new line of budget laptops sold exclusively at Walmart. Initially available with up to a 10th-gen Intel Core “Ice Lake” processor or AMD Ryzen 4000 series processor, Gateway […]