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XMG’s 2nd-gen Oasis liquid cooler for laptops is smaller and quieter

Gaming PCs are known for pushing the limits of their hardware… but performance is often limited by thermal constraints. PC hardware can generate a lot of heat, so you need a lot of cooling power to keep things running smoothly. That’s especially true in laptops, which don’t have as much room to dissipate heat as […]

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XMG Apex 15 Max laptop can now be configured with a AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D desktop gaming processor

The XMG Apex 15 Max is one of the few laptops with support for desktop processors. Earlier this year XMG announced that the system could be configured with up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5950X desktop processor configured to run at 88 watts. Now the company has added support for AMD’s Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor, […]

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XMG Core 15 is a gaming laptop with Ryzen 7 6800H, RTX 3060 and support for an external liquid cooler

The XMG Core 15 is a 4.6 pound gaming laptop with support for up to a 15.6 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel, 165 Hz display, up to 64GB of DDR5 memory, and up to two PCIe 4.0 SSDs. It’s also a computer that packs a fair amount of horsepower (and generates a fair amount of heat), […]

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Lilbits: A laptop with Ryzen 9 5950X, Kodi 20 Alpha 1, and an iPhone with an E Ink display

Intel may have recently launched a line of 55-watt Alder Lake-HX series processors designed to give laptops some of the power of a desktop PC. But PC maker XMG went ahead and put an actual desktop processor in its Apex 15 Max laptop, which can be configured with up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-core, […]

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Lilbits: Maybe a wearable air purifier that sprays your breath outward isn’t such a great idea in 2022?

Dyson, a company known for its high-performance (and high-priced) vacuum cleaners, hair care products and fans has entered the wearable space with the introduction of Dyson Zone, which the company describes as “air purifying headphones.” Basically, they’re a set of wireless noise-cancelling headphones with a built-in air purifier that covers your nose. And while they […]

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XMG Oasis is an external liquid cooling system for the XMG Neo 15 gaming laptop

Gamers have been using liquid cooling to keep their high-power gaming PCs from overheating for years… but liquid cooling takes a lot of space, so it’s usually reserved for desktops, although it sometimes plays a role in gaming laptops (or even phones). But PC maker XMG has found a way to offer a high-performance liquid […]

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This laptop with Intel Rocket Lake-S and NVIDIA RTX 3080 is basically a portable desktop PC (XMG Ultra 17)

XMG’s latest laptop is a desktop replacement in about as true a sense as you can get. It’s a 17 inch notebook PC powered by up to a 125-watt Intel Core i9-11900K and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 graphics with up to a 165-watt TGP. In other words, the XMG Ultra 17 is a […]

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XMG Core 14 is a thin and light gaming laptop with Intel Tiger Lake and NVIDIA graphics

The latest gaming laptop from XMG is designed to balance power with portability. The XMG Core 14 is a notebook that measures less than 0.7 inches thick and which weighs about about 3.3 pounds, but which packs a 28-watt Intel Tiger Lake processor, NVIDIA GeForce 1650 Max-P graphics, and a 14 inch, 120 Hz IPS […]

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Lilbits: Black Friday, hacking Amazon’s tablets, and distro hopping on a Linux smartphone

If you haven’t checked out Liliputing’s Black Friday 2020 Mobile Tech Deals page in a while, now’s a pretty good time to do that. We’ve added deals on w whole bunch of laptops, tablets, smartphones, storage products as well as streaming services and downloadable apps, games, and digital media. After offering its Fire HD 10 […]

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XMG JD 15 is a 3.5 pound laptop with full-sized ports (but underwhelming specs)

German PC maker Schenker has ben putting out some interesting computers recently, including beefy laptops with desktop-class processors, and more compact machines with the latest Intel and AMD chips. The company’s new XMJ DJ 15 laptop’s claim to fame is that it’s a thin and light notebook with a spacious 15.6 inch display, a good selection […]

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XMG Apex 15 laptop packs a 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X desktop processor

Sure, AMD’s new Ryzen 9 4900HS is pretty powerful by laptop standards — it’s a 35 watt, 8-core chip based on Zen 2 architecture with support for speeds up to 4.3 GHz. But you know what’s even faster? AMD’s 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X processor. That might seem like comparing apples and oranges, since it’s a […]