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The modular, upgradeable Framework Laptop is available for pre-order for $999 and up

The Framework Laptop is a notebook computer with a 13.5 inch, 2256 x 1504 pixel display, an 11th-gen Intel Tiger Lake-U processer with Iris Xe graphics and a selling point that truly sets it apart from most other laptops on the market: it’s designed to be repairable and upgradeable thanks to a modular design. Not only […]

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SHIFT13mi Linux-friendly tablet with replaceable mainboard scheduled for 2021 release

German smartphone maker Shift makes phones that are designed to be modular and easy to repair. And now the company has introduced a tablet with the same design ethos. The SHIFT13mi will be a 2-in-1 tablet with a 13.3 inch touchscreen display, a detachable keyboard, support for Windows 10 or Linux, and upgradeable, replaceable, and repairable […]

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Eurocom’s “mobile supercomputer” laptops now available with removable NVIDIA RTX 2080 graphics

The first gaming laptops with NVIDIA RTX graphics are starting to ship, but for the most part you’re stuck with the graphics card that you choose when you buy your computer. Unlike gaming desktops, gaming laptops don’t usually have upgradeable graphics. Premium computer company Eurocom, on the other hand, does sell laptops with upgradeable graphics, […]

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HP EliteOne 1000 all-in-one desktop has an upgradeable display

All-in-one desktops are pretty nifty solutions that let you save space by packing the guts of a PC into the same body as the display. But they’re not as easy to upgrade or repair as traditional tower PCs, since the components aren’t typically meant to be replaced. HP’s new EliteOne 1000 G1 is different. It’s […]

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Asus ROG Avalon concept re-imagines upgradeable gaming PCs

It’s a lot easier to upgrade most desktop computers than it is to upgrade the hardware in a laptop. But it’d be even easier if you could do it without opening the case. A few years ago Razer showed of a modular gaming PC concept code-named Project Christine, that would allow you to upgrade or […]

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Interview with EOMA68 Libre laptop developer Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton

The EOMA68 Libre Laptop is a notebook powered by a removable, upgradeable PC card. It’s the the latest iteration of a concept that developer Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton has been working on for the past five years. But if all goes according to plan, you might actually be able to buy one this year. Leighton is […]

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Intel’s new NUC mini computers have upgradeable lids

The 2015 lineup of Intel NUC mini computers are available with the latest Intel chips, dual display ports, and compact designs. While they have enough USB ports to connect a few peripherals, there’s another way to add functionality to an NUC: by changing the computer’s lid. The lid that covers the top of Intel’s new NUC […]