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HP offers an Intel-powered Envy x2 alternative
— 11:00 AM on January 8, 2018

Just last month, HP unveiled its Envy x2 two-in-one convertible with a Snapdragon 835 inside. Now, it looks like the PC maker is looking...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Acer's Switch 7 Black and 4K projectors make room for Alexa
— 9:45 AM on January 8, 2018

Amazon claims that users bought more Echo Dots than any other other item on its digital shelves over the last holiday season. Folks shouldn't...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Samsung upgrades the Notebook 7 Spin with an eighth-gen Core i5
— 2:00 PM on January 5, 2018

Intel's latest ultra-low-power 15-W mobile processors likely have more than a few gerbils thinking that it's time for a new notebook, since these new...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Adata debuts new SX8200 SSDs and Spectrix memory kits at CES
— 12:00 PM on January 5, 2018

When we checked in with Adata last summer, the company made it clear that it was focusing on M.2 and PCIe storage, potentially even...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Scaling Raven Ridge with David Kanter: The TR Podcast 191
— 10:08 AM on January 5, 2018

The Tech Report Podcast returns with Editor-in-Chief Jeff Kampman and esteemed guest David Kanter on the line. We hold a wide-ranging discussion of fairly recent...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Podcast

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Lenovo's refreshed ThinkPads are lighter and thinner than ever
— 2:30 PM on January 4, 2018

Lenovo's taking the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas as an opportunity to introduce a complete refresh of the Thinkpad laptop series. CES doesn't...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus XG Station Pro TB3 graphics box is ready for work
— 12:30 PM on January 4, 2018

Asus was one of the first companies to experiment with external graphics adapters for laptops when it showed off the XG Station all the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Samsung gives its custom CPU cores a boost in the Exynos 9810 Octa
— 10:30 AM on January 4, 2018

Samsung just announced the latest member of its Exynos family of system-on-chips. The Exynos 9810 marries an eight-core CPU with powerful image-processing hardware, deep...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Latest Dell XPS 13 keeps its New Year's resolution to get skinny
— 9:00 AM on January 4, 2018

Dell's XPS 13 laptop has become a pretty familiar sight for ultrabook shoppers since its introduction halfway through Barack Obama's second term in office....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Asus ProArt PQ22UC and ZenScreen Go MB16AP expand mobile vistas
— 3:31 PM on January 3, 2018

The market for PC laptops includes entries with large, high-resolution displays, but sometimes even a built-in 17.3" 4K panel just isn't enough. At last year's...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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G.Skill's Sniper X DDR4 memory hides in plain sight
— 12:30 PM on January 3, 2018

Whether due to connotations of manliness or an association with popular action shooter games, military aesthetics are always popular with certain people. G.Skill appears to...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Older Android devices might not throttle, but they still might black out
— 2:27 PM on December 29, 2017

In the wake of Apple's recent revelations regarding reduced performance of iPhones with aged batteries, major Android device makers have gone on the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Report: Chinese government investigating possible NAND price fixing
— 12:23 PM on December 29, 2017

Building a machine in 2017 was painful. Here at the end of the year, we're looking at average per-gigabyte SSD prices that are the...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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G.Skill spreads 64 GB of 3466 MT/s DDR4 across four SO-DIMMs
— 9:35 AM on December 27, 2017

A while back, we reported on G.Skill's then-fastest SO-DIMMs running at 3800 MT/s. The company has since released mini-modules running at 4 GT/s,...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Deal of the day: an Acer Swift 3 with a GeForce MX150 for $660
— 9:19 AM on December 22, 2017

Acer's 14" Swift 3 has rapidly become one of my favorite budget laptops of the year. The version with a GeForce MX150 inside is...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Gigabyte's Aorus GTX 1070 Gaming Box external graphics card reviewed
— 4:13 PM on December 21, 2017

Gigabyte's Aorus GTX 1070 Gaming Box offers us a look into a future where a big shot of graphics performance is just a single cable...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Zotac joins the eGPU party with its Amp Box enclosures
— 12:30 PM on December 21, 2017

We've seen a number of external graphics enclosures from PC parts manufacturers at the beginning of the alphabet, and now Zotac is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Thursday deals: an Oculus Rift kit, a Ryzen mobo, and more
— 11:07 AM on December 21, 2017

Hello, gerbils. 'Tis almost the night before Christmas, and decorated pine trees everywhere probably have more than a few boxes laying underneath them by now....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Input devices Mobile computing Gaming

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