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Apple’s Latest Headache Over New MacBook Pro Hardware – Forbes

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Intel has refreshed its Kaby Lake processor offering today, with a particular focus on chips that are suitable for laptops and ultraportables. The eighth generation Intel Core processors promise up to forty percent jump in performance and will be known as Kaby Lake R, with the R standing for refresh. The chips announced today are tailor-made for ultrathin laptops and convertible two-in-one machines. Which means the new MacBook machines from…

Putting The ‘World’s Smallest Laptop’ To The Test – Forbes

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Ben Sin The GPD Pocket is being billed as the world’s smallest laptop. With tech advances making gadgets increasingly capable (and more affordable), there’s never been a better time to be a so-called “digital nomad.” Personally, I cringe at the “digital nomad” term, but I can’t deny that it quite succinctly sums up people like me, who only needs solid internet connection and a digital device to do work. In the…

Acer announces a laptop for casual gamers – The Verge

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Acer has released a new gaming laptop, but this one isn’t targeted at serious players. The Acer Nitro 5 Spin is an entry-level gaming laptop designed for casual gamers who may not want to shell out for a serious gaming laptop. Featuring a 15.6-inch HD IPS display, an eighth-generation Intel Core i7 processor, a PCIe SSD up to 512GB, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics, the convertible Nitro 5 Spin…

Should You Wait to Buy a Laptop with 8th Gen Core? – Laptop Mag

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

If you’re like most consumers, you only buy a laptop once every several years. So you need to make sure that when you do pull the trigger on a new system, you won’t end up with buyer’s remorse when something far better launches a few weeks later. With laptops powered by Intel’s new 8th Generation Core Series CPUs due out this fall, there’s an obvious question to answer: should you…

Putting The ‘World’s Smallest Laptop’ To The Test – Forbes

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Ben Sin The GPD Pocket is being billed as the world’s smallest laptop. With tech advances making gadgets increasingly capable (and more affordable), there’s never been a better time to be a so-called “digital nomad.” Personally, I cringe at the “digital nomad” term, but I can’t deny that it quite succinctly sums up people like me, who only needs solid internet connection and a digital device to do work. In the…

Intel’s 8th-gen Core CPUs could boost laptop performance by 40 percent – PCWorld

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

For the first time, Intel’s upcoming eighth-generation Core CPUs will feature quad-core processors inside of its chips aimed at ultrabooks, offering performance as much as 40 percent faster than in the previous generation, the company said. Intel hasn’t disclosed the prices of its four new 15-watt 8th-gen Core U-series chips, though the company revealed Monday how fast they’ll run: The slowest Core i5-8250U will run at 1.6GHz, with a boost…