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Deals of the week: motherboards, a VR kit, and more
— 11:42 AM on March 17, 2017

Do you know what day it is? That's right, it's deals day! We know you've been waiting with bated breath for this. With Kaby Lake...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Storage Mobile computing Gaming

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Asus ROG Strix GL502VS and GL702VS game without compromises
— 2:00 PM on March 16, 2017

We tend to recommend desktop PCs for gaming, because the compromises you have to make to get good gaming performance into a portable form factor...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Acer VX 15 laptops offer Pascal and Kaby Lake on a budget
— 4:03 PM on March 15, 2017

A while back during CES, we talked briefly about the Acer Aspire VX 15 gaming laptops. They've now arrived, and we have the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Eurocom Sky X9E3 stretches the meaning of 'laptop'
— 4:00 PM on March 14, 2017

Eurocom has offered plenty of machines with lots of powerful hardware inside laptop-shaped packages before. Now, the company's Sky X9E3 laptop really stretches the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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Adata SD600 external SSD takes 3D NAND on the go
— 9:01 AM on March 10, 2017

External drive buyers can have unique priorities. Some want 8TB of storage and are willing to put up with the relative fragility and low performance...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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PowerVR Furian GPU crams more performance into less area
— 1:31 PM on March 8, 2017

Imagination Technology's last major GPU architecture revision was 2010's Rogue. The comapny has produced six iterations on the architecture in the meantime, and now it's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Nvidia Jetson TX2 packs Pascal in a pint-size package
— 9:00 AM on March 8, 2017

The Raspberry Pi Foundation makes some fun and well-supported single-board computers, but sometimes a small embedded system needs more graphical horsepower than the four 300...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Microsoft will now sell you a Surface Book with no GeForce
— 1:51 PM on March 6, 2017

The biggest competitors for Microsoft's Surface Book premium convertibles don't have discrete graphics chips. While that limits their 3D performance, it also means...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Google puts a halt on Pixel-branded laptops
— 4:18 PM on March 1, 2017

Chromebooks are a popular, growing product. Their combination of a simple operating system, decent specs, and affordable price has proven popular with shoppers everywhere. Google...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless is ready for networking action
— 3:30 PM on February 28, 2017

The Pi Foundation's Raspberry Pi Zero caused quite a stir when it was unveiled in November 2015. The $5 computer has most of the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Linux-Unix

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Porsche Design's Book One takes a page from the Surface Book
— 11:30 AM on February 28, 2017

Porsche Design Computing might have just outdone Microsoft at its own game. The software giant has been on a roll with great hardware lately, but...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Nokia 6 phone rises from the ashes with clean Android
— 9:00 AM on February 28, 2017

Not that long ago, smartphone shoppers who wanted an unadulterated Android device looked at Google's Nexus line. However, Google appears to be chasing high-end shoppers...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Motorola unveils affordable Moto G5 and G5 Plus handsets
— 4:30 PM on February 27, 2017

After a round of leaks, Motorola has officially unveiled the Moto G5 and G5 Plus, the fifth generation of the companys bread-and-butter handsets, looking...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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HP Pro x2 612 G2 is a convertible you can upgrade
— 3:30 PM on February 27, 2017

We're fans of the Microsoft Surface around here, but there's no denying it's a consumer-grade device. Technical-minded folks often prefer a device with some measure...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 will crack the floor you drop it on
— 1:00 PM on February 27, 2017

Panasonic's latest Toughbook CF-33 models seem to take after Microsoft's Surface Pro. Both machines have detachable keyboards and similar 12" multi-touch screens with work-friendly...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Windows

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Lenovo Yoga 720 and 520 convertibles check all the right boxes
— 11:30 AM on February 27, 2017

Over at the 2017 Mobile World Congress, Lenovo is showing off three new fold-over convertible laptops. The Yoga 720 comes in 13" and 15"...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Huawei P10 phones mash more data together for better pictures
— 10:00 AM on February 27, 2017

Last year, Huawei brought its P9 and P9 Plus dual-camera phones to market. Those phones packed a pair of Leica photosensors—one for colors and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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LG goes long with its upcoming G6 smartphone
— 9:00 AM on February 27, 2017

LG is making the rounds at this year's MWC with its flagship G6 smartphone. The South Korean manufacturer dropped the modular design from

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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