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Asus EeeBook E202: Budget notebook with USB Type C, Intel Braswell

Asus will update its EeeBook line of affordable, portable notebooks this summer with the launch of the Asus EeeBook E202. It’s an 11.6 inch laptop with a fanless design, a 6 watt Intel Pentium N3700 quad-core processor based on Intel’s “Braswell” architecture, and a design that measures about 0.84 inches thick and weighs about 2.65 […]

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Thunderbolt 3 uses USB-C connector, transfers data at 40 Gbps

Intel has unveiled the next generation of Thunderbolt technology, enabling data transfer speeds of up to 40 Gbps. That means Thunderbolt 3 is twice as fast as Thunderbolt 2. It also uses the same reversible USB-C connector as, well, other USB cables. That means that if you’ve got a device with a USB Type-C port that […]

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Apple’s new MacBook has a single port for charging and almost everything else (unless you get a $79 adapter)

Apple’s new MacBook measures half an inch thick, weighs just 2 pounds, has a fanless design, and gets around 9 hours of battery life. It’s the company’s first all-metal laptop, and it’s the lowest-power MacBook to date, using just 5 watts of power. But those aren’t the only things that make the new MacBook unusual: […]