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Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme is a thin slice of creative power
— 2:10 PM on August 30, 2018

ThinkPads might be famous for their design, but they're not necessarily machines designers and other creative types use all that often. Lenovo wants to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Apple announces special event for September 12
— 11:42 AM on August 30, 2018

Apple typically announces new iPhone hardware in the fall, and it appears that fact will be as constant as the seasons themselves. Members of the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Acer Chromebook 514 is ready for the back-to-school season
— 4:00 PM on August 29, 2018

The popularity of Chromebooks seems to be rising all the time, and Acer's intent on capitalizing on it. At IFA in Berlin, the company's showing...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Dell makes a Whiskey Lake cocktail with new Inspiron 15 7000 PCs
— 3:00 PM on August 29, 2018

Dell's making a bunch of announcements at IFA today. The company has a whole list of new laptops for home and business users, as well...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 takes a dip in Amber Lake
— 1:51 PM on August 29, 2018

Intel's Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake CPUs are here, and Dell is putting them to good use in its XPS 13 2-in-1. The pint-size...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Acer powers up Aspire notebook family with eighth-gen Intel CPUs
— 1:15 PM on August 29, 2018

Acer's IFA onslaught continues with updates to its Aspire family of notebooks. At the top end of its lineup, the company has tapped Intel's Kaby...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Intel boosts ultrabooks and fanless PCs with more eighth-gen CPUs
— 3:00 PM on August 28, 2018

Intel's Whiskey Lake family of 15-W CPUs and the Amber Lake family of 4.5-W CPUs promise nice clock-speed boosts in single-threaded workloads, plus platform-level connectivity...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: an RX 580 8 GB, a Ryzen mobo, and games for $275 and more
— 10:43 AM on August 23, 2018

Greetings, folks. I re-joined a band a while back and am furiously both learning and practicing my bass skills (I was doing guitar before). This left...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Displays Memory Mobile computing Gaming

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Tuesday deals: a Radeon RX 580 8 GB for $210 and more
— 10:46 AM on August 21, 2018

Greetings, folks! All the buzz of the moment is about the GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards, and as well it...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Storage Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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MSI WS65 mobile workstation gets dressed up for the office
— 4:45 PM on August 16, 2018

MSI's workstation notebooks are getting dressed up with a toned-down new design, and the WS65 launching at SIGGRAPH this week is the first of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus ROG Strix Scar II squeezes a 17.3" screen into a 15" chassis
— 12:45 PM on August 16, 2018

13", 14", and 15.6" notebooks rule the mobile roost these days, but 17" notebooks endure for folks who care about performance above all. Asus is...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus cuts down the ROG Zephyrus S and makes it stronger than ever
— 8:44 AM on August 16, 2018

Asus' ROG Zephyrus notebook turned heads last year by putting gamer-grade hardware in an ultrabook-like chassis. The concept apparently wowed enough people that Asus' designers...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Samsung Exynos 5100 5G modem is the one chip to rule them all
— 11:00 AM on August 15, 2018

Samsung is getting ready for 5G handsets with an all-in-one modem that can handle cellular standards of the past and future alike. The Exynos...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 gives power users more of everything
— 11:38 AM on August 9, 2018

Samsung's Galaxy Note phones have long held a reputation as the power user's Android device, and the company is adding to that legacy today...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: an RX 580 8 GB with three games for $220 and more
— 10:59 AM on August 9, 2018

Hi there, folks. We're fairly quiet around here at the TR HQ, as Jeff is frantically testing AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2 to his heart's content,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Displays Memory Mobile computing Gaming

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Tuesday deals: a 2-TB solid-state drive for $250 and much more
— 11:10 AM on August 7, 2018

Greetings folks. It's nice and balmy today at my location, but unfortunately not everywhere. After a relatively calm July, Portugal's fire season is now...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Miscellaneous Displays Mobile computing

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Moto Z3 handset can pair up with a 5G Moto Mod for next-gen speed
— 9:00 AM on August 3, 2018

The pieces for 5G network connectivity are falling into place, but we haven't seen an actual production-ready 5G handset from a major manufacturer yet....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Samsung's Galaxy Tab A 10.5" is a wallet-friendly Android slate
— 10:36 AM on August 2, 2018

Samsung's $649 Galaxy Tab S4 might have stolen the spotlight yesterday, but the company has another Android tablet for folks who don't want to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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