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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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LG gram (2018) review: A 2.4 pound, 15.6 inch laptop

When LG unveiled a 2.2 pound notebook with a 15.6 inch display a few years ago, I was intrigued. It’s been years since I paid much attention to notebooks with screens larger than 13.3 inches, but LG managed to create a large-screened laptop that’s surprisingly portable thanks to light-weight materials, slim screen bezels, and a […]

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Asus Zenbook 13 is a 2.5 pound, $1000 laptop with NVIDIA graphics, Kaby Lake-R

The Asus Zenbook 13 UX331UN is a 2.5 pound laptop that measures about half an inch thick. But under the hood it has an Intel Core i5-8250U quad-core processor and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics, making it one of the thinnest and lightest notebooks with discrete graphics. First announced last year, the Zenbook 13 UX331UN is […]

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LG Gram (2018) laptops launch in the US (quad-core chips, 2.4 pounds or less)

LG showed off the latest members of the LG Gram laptop lineup at CES in January, and now they’re starting to go on sale in the US. The laptops get their name from their light weight: the company’s new 14 inch model weighs about a kilogram, or roughly 2.2 pounds. There are also 13.3 inch […]

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LG Gram portable notebooks with 8th-gen Intel Core chips coming in January

A few weeks after LG’s next-gen LG Gram line of notebooks broke cover, the company has announced that the new thin and light laptops with 8th-gen Intel Core chips will be available in the US starting in January. The LG Gram lineup gets its name from the fact that these laptops tend to weigh about […]