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 […]

Dell refreshes its XPS 13 laptop lineup with display, processor updates

The Dell XPS 13 line of laptops have earned a reputation for their thin and light designs featuring slim bezels around the display. But that design hasn’t changed very much since 2015. Sure, Dell eventually moved the camera from below the display to above it, but most of the annual updates were related to specs, […]

VAIO SX12 is a 2 pound, 12.5 inch laptop with Ethernet, HDMI, and VGA ports

PC makers continue to roll out thinner, lighter laptops… but something that often gets lost in the shuffle is an abundance of ports. The new entry-level MacBook Air has just two Thunderbolt 3 ports and a headphone jack, for example, as does the Acer Swift 7. Apparently VAIO didn’t get the memo though, because the […]

Apple MacBook Air gets a price cut and a True Tone display

Apple launched the first MacBook Air with a Retina display last year, and now the company is introducing an updated version with support for Apple’s True Tone display technology. That basically means the new MacBook Air can adjust brightness and color based on ambient lighting conditions. Apple is also giving its entry-level MacBook a price […]

Hands-on with Acer’s 2 pound Swift 7 laptop

Acer’s new Swift 7 laptop is almost impossibly thin and light. Despite having a 14 inch, full HD touchscreen display, the computer is just 0.4 inches thick when closed and weighs less than 2 pounds. It’s also fanless. That said, it’s also expensive — the 2019 Acer Swift 7 is expected to sell for $1700 […]

Acer’s new Swift 7 is a 2 pound fanless laptop with Intel Amber Lake

The Acer Swift 7 was already a ridiculously thin and light laptop, and now Acer is kicking things up a notch with a new model that measures less than 0.4 inches thick, weighs less than 2 pounds, and features a fanless design. The new Acer Swift 7 (SF714-52T) should hit select markets including China and […]

Exclusive: LG Gram 2019 laptops include 14 inch convertible, 17 inch thin-and-light

The LG Gram line of laptops is entering new territory in 2018. The new models are still thin and light laptops but LG is introducing its first convertible tablet-style model, as well as the first LG Gram laptop with a 17 inch display. LG hasn’t officially announced the new laptops yet, but a reliable source […]