Acer TravelMate Spin notebook lineup has received a new member that is aimed at education markets. Called Acer TravelMate Spin B1, the laptop features convertible design so users can use it as a standard notebook or as a tablet, depending on their needs.
During the BETT event in London, several companies have unveiled new educational laptops, among including Dell and Lenovo. We reported about Dell's new lineup, and today Lenovo unveiled its latest laptops aimed at schools - ThinkPad 11e, ThinkPad 11e Yoga and two Chromebooks.
Earlier today at the BETT Show in London, Dell announced new devices aimed at education for K-12 students worldwide. The new laptops are designed specifically to enhance the learning process, and also have improved durability to withstand the daily rigors of use by students.
A couple new Windows 10 laptops have been introduced by Toshiba. Both the Portege X30 and Tecra X40 have thin and light designs, with the latter featuring a thin bezel. Toshiba says these models are the "latest examples" of its ability to effectively use a thin/light form factor.
More than 100,00 laptop batteries are being recalled by HP due to an overheating issue that poses a "fire and burn hazard" risk. The recall was announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. It builds upon an earlier one from June 2016 that affected 41,000 batteries.
Sales of Apple's Mac computers were down 10% during 2016. That decline represents the first year-over-year fall in Mac sales since 2001. According to Bloomberg's Anand Srinivasan and Wei Mok, Apple dropped to fifth place among PC vendors. ASUS rose to fourth.
Acer has a new Chromebook that's intended for the education market. The 11.6-inch Spin 11 is a 360-degree convertible laptop that can be used as both a regular Chromebook and a tablet. Note-taking and drawing are possible with an included Wacom stylus.
All new Chromebooks, including those due to be released this year, will come with support for Android apps. The announcement from Google about support for those apps applies to the units revealed during CES 2017 and others. Just a few models currently have that support.
ASUS has just expanded its offering of laptops with a pair of ZenBook slim and lightweight notebooks. Dubbed the UX430 and UX530, both models come equipped with GeForce 940MX or 950MX and ASUS claims they are the thinnest ZenBooks it has ever released with a discrete GPU
Xiaomi has had a quite good response from customers regarding its first laptop, the Mi Notebook Air. The company probably learned a lot from it and is already working on its successor, the Mi Notebook Air 2. Wang Jiping, the Vice President of IDC, said that the laptop will
LG Gram was the world's lightest notebook, but Fujitsu has now taken the crown with the LifeBook U937/P business-class laptop that weighs 799g. Among 18 new computers for the business market, another model called LifeBook UH75/B1 is also lighter than the LG Gram and weighs 777g.
At CES 2017, ASUS teased an improved version of the ZenBook 3 laptop. Now, the laptop was listed on the company's website, detailing everything about it. According to the listing, the ZenBook 3 Deluxe is more than just specs-upgrade, as there are some other improvements as well.
The latest MacBook Pros are currently limited to 32 GB of RAM because according to Apple's Phil Schiller, more RAM could lead to poorer battery life. If that is the reason why you haven't purchase a new MacBook Pro, then save your money for 2017 models.
At CES 2017 trade show, Dell showcased their new XPS lineup that comes with a fingerprint scanner embedded right next to the touchpad. We came across a chat between Reddit user and a Dell representative, which revealed that the fingerprint scanner isn't enabled.
NVIDIA Quadro graphics cards for mobile workstations have just been updated with the latest Pascal-based GPUs. The company has now introduced three new cards - Quadro P5000, Quadro P4000 and Quadro P3000, but only the first two graphics cards are VR-ready.
Dell officially launched its new XPS 15 laptop yesterday. The Full HD variant is available for $1,749, while the 4K variant costs $2,249. Both models are expected to feature embedded fingerprint scanner, but apparently the scanner is not yet enabled.
During the recent CES 2017 trade show, someone managed to steal two prototypes of Razer's Project Valerie laptops. Razer officially confirmed the theft and is offering up to $25,000 to person with more information about the laptops. Razer's CEO also posted more details about
Apple's Safari patch was sufficient to get rid of the MacBook Pro's odd battery performance recorded by Consumer Reports, leading the organization to now recommend the device. Late last year, Consumer Reports found the new MacBook Pro lasted anywhere from 4.5 to 19.5 hours.
At CES 2017, Dell unveiled dozens of new products, among which were the updated XPS laptops. One of them, the XPS 15 to be more precisely, is now available for order, but not all models are available. At the moment, only models with i5-7300HQ or i7-7700HQ processors are
Latest Chromebook devices that were announced at CES 2017 are running Chrome OS 55, with Android subsystem based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Google is now working on a new Chrome OS update that will pack Android 7.1, which will bring a few new features.