5 new Lenovo Yoga 7 series laptops launching in the coming months (Intel Tiger Lake or AMD Renoir)

Lenovo is revamping its Yoga line of laptops with four new Yoga 7 series models set to ship between August and November. Most of the new laptops are expected to ship in November, and they’ll be powered by Intel’s Tiger Lake processors. But the first to ship will be the new Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro, […]

Intel Tiger Lake chips promise faster speeds, better efficiency (and a huge graphics boost)

Intel has been facing increased competition in recent years as AMD has seriously upped its game with its Ryzen processor family while Intel has struggled to move from 14nm to 10nm and lagged behind in graphics performance. That could change this year. Intel’s upcoming Tiger Lake processors will feature Intel Xe-LP graphics, which should bring […]

Intel Xe GPU roadmap includes laptop, gaming PC, and server graphics

Intel is taking a big step into the GPU space, starting with the Intel Xe integrated graphics that will be built into the company’s upcoming “Tiger Lake” processors. But laptops with integrated GPUs are just the start. The company is outlining its roadmap for Intel Xe graphics, and we can also expect to see discrete […]

Intel Tiger Lake laptops are coming soon (if this HP Pavilion leak is anything to go by)

Intel is scheduled to officially launch its next-gen chips, code-named “Tiger Lake” on September 2nd. But we already know a few things about them, including that they should bring a big boost in graphics performance. Now we also know that Tiger Lake chips aren’t just reserved for premium notebooks. HP jumped the gun and posted […]

2.2 pound Acer Swift 5 laptop with Intel Tiger Lake coming in October for $1000 and up

The Acer Swift 5 is a thin and light laptop that measures less than half an inch thick and has a starting weight of less than 2.2 pounds. Acer has been making Swift 5 notebooks since 2016, but every year the company manages to give the ultraportable notebooks a spec bump while often reducing the […]

Lilbits 6-22-2020: One GX mini laptop will support US 4G LTE wireless networks

The latest mini-laptop from One Netbook is a computer with a 7 inch display, a backlit keyboard, a big exhaust fan in the back, and a set of detachable game controllers that can be connected to the side of the system. The One GX is designed to be a handheld gaming computer, and later this […]

Lilbits 6-18-2020: Maybe Chrome will be less of a memory hog

Google’s Chrome web browser is fast, versatile, and… a bit of a resource hog. But that could be about to change for Windows users. Microsoft announced that the Windows 10 May 2020 Update includes a change that could allow the Edge web browser to reduce memory consumption by as much as 27-percent. And the folks […]

Intel NUC roadmap leaked: Mini gaming PC with Tiger Lake-U by the end of 2020

Intel could launch a compact gaming desktop PC featuring a 10nm Intel Tiger Lake U-series processor and discrete graphics by the end of the year. According to a leaked product roadmap shared by @momomo_us, the upcoming “Intel NUC Extreme” will have a 1.35 liter chassis, making it a little bigger than the 1.21L “Hades Canyon” […]

Lilbits 403: Microsoft release GW-Basic source code, hackers get an early crack at iOS 14

Microsoft’s GW-BASIC is a programming language that was released in 1983 and bundled with MS-DOS on early PCs. It was the first programming language many students and developers learned in the 80s, and nearly four decades later, Microsoft has released the source code. Available from Github, the code is being released “for historical reference/interest purposes,” […]

Lilbits 401: Killer networking

Intel has acquired Rivet Networks, the company behind the Killer WiFi and Ethernet line of networking hardware. As AnandTech notes, the two companies had been working closely together in recent years, making the move somewhat unsurprising. In other Intel news, some leaked benchmarks paint a promising picture of the company’s upcoming Tiger Lake processors with […]