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Dell XPS 13 Plus is now available (compact laptop with Intel Alder Lake-P)

Dell’s XPS line of laptops have earned a reputation for delivering solid performance in a sturdy yet slim and light package. But this year the company is bringing extra horsepower to the equation. While previous-gen Dell XPS 13 laptops have been powered by 15-watt Intel processors, the new Dell XPS 13 Plus is a compact […]

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LG launches new lightweight notebooks with big screens, discrete graphics and Intel Alder Lake (LG Gram 2022)

The LG Gram line of notebooks are known for being extraordinarily light weight. But that hasn’t stopped LG from packing big features into compact packages. And the latest models include features like discrete graphics and big, high-res displays. The new LG Gram 16 is a 2.83 notebook with a 16 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel display, 12th-gen […]

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ADATA XPG Xenia 14 is a 2.1 pound laptop with Intel Tiger Lake

ADATA has been making memory and storage products for two decades, but over the past year or so the company has started selling computers under the XPG brand, including mini desktops, gaming laptops, and thin and light notebooks. The new XPG Xenia 14 is the company’s most compact notebook to date. It’s laptop with a 14 […]

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Razer Book 13 is a premium laptop that’s not (just) for gamers

Gaming hardware company Razer has been selling laptops for a few years, and the company has earned a reputation for offering high performance hardware and sleek designs. But not everyone wants a laptop with a gaming aesthetic. So now Razer is expanding its brand. The company’s new Razer Book 13 is a thin and light laptop […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Acer Swift 7 review: ultra-thin, ultra-light 14 inch laptop

Pick up the Acer Swift 7 (2019) laptop and you almost won’t believe that it is a laptop. It’s barely thicker than an iPhone, measuring just 9.95mm (0.4 inches thick). And weighing just 890 grams (a little under 2 pounds, it’s lighter than some hardcover books. Acer’s laptop has a 14 inch display, but it’s more […]

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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 […]

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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 […]