Tuesday , 28 January 2020

Laptops

Huawei Teases MateBook D 15 PH Availability

It is the brand’s first Ryzen-powered laptop After it was unveiled in China last November, Huawei Philippines announced that it will be bringing the Ryzen-powered Matebook D 15 to the Philippines. An addition to the current MateBook lineup in the Philippines, the MateBook D 15 is powered by a Ryzen 5 3500U processor and Vega 8 GPU. The laptop can …

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ASUSPro B9450 Hands-on, Quick Review: Lightweight Champ

The lightest notebook we’ve ever seen If overall weight was the metric that defined a good business notebook, then the ASUSPro B9450 is one helluva fantastic machine. Despite an overall weight measured in grams, not kilos, the ASUSPro B9450 still manages to pack all the tech that a busy modern professional needs in a device that’s tougher than most notebooks …

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ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Hands-on, Quick Review: The Smallest Zephyrus Ever

This is a gaming machine you can bring with you As sleek and as portable as gaming notebooks are currently, they’re not portable enough. A gaming notebook that has enough oomph to play AAA games on high resolution are usually large, unwieldy pieces of tech decked out with too much RGB. Not The Zephyrus G14 though. Dubbed by ASUS as …

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ASUS ROG Zephyrus S GX502G Review: Stylishly Powerful

A gaming notebook never looked better It’s hard to make gaming notebooks look aesthetically pleasing to a large swath of the population, not just to PC gamers. ASUS and their ROG Zephyrus S GX502G is one of those few gaming notebooks that’s designed so well that it draws the attention of everyone that sees it to it with its well-executed …

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When Laptops Strike Back Against Smartphones & Tablets

For the last decade, the laptop has been the punching bag of new mobile computing devices such as the smartphone and the tablet. As smartphones became more powerful, they also became thinner and had bigger screens. This paved the way to more tasks being offloaded from laptops to phones which caused the relevance of laptops to lessen over time. The …

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Alienware’s Concept UFO Is A Nintendo Switch, But For PC Gamers

Switch ergonomics but PC hardware It’s hard not to make Switch references when you see Alienware’s Concept UFO prototype. The form-factor, detachable controllers and similar use cases simply scream Nintendo Switch, but with PC-gamer hardware. Just like the Switch, Project UFO has several parts: the main device which houses all the important bits including an 8-inch, full HD display, two …

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The ROG Zephyrus G14 Ditches RGB for an LED Dot Matrix Display

A unique kind of gamer flex Are you a gamer who is tired of “RGB is lyf” aesthetics BUT want to stand out of the crowd? ASUS ROG has thought of a unique design with the Zephyrus G14. Instead of RGB lighting, you can equip the Ryzen 4000-powered laptop with an AniMe Matrix lid to flash the time and fun …

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The Lenovo Yoga 5G is a Qualcomm-Powered, 5G Capable Laptop

The next step for laptops Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx processor has appeared in laptops like Samsung’s Galaxy Book S, and Lenovo follows through with the Yoga 5G. As the name implies, it is one of the first ARM-powered Windows laptops to have 5G connectivity. Paired with the Snapdragon 8cx is Qualcomm’s X50 5G modem, which means that the Yoga 5G supports …

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The Lenovo ThinkBook Plus adds an e-Ink Display on its Lid

Made to improve productivity between meetings While the ThinkPad X1 Fold took most of the limelight for its foldable OLED display, the ThinkBook Plus is also unique on its own. Its standout feature? An 10.8-inch e-Ink display that is meant to show pertinent information such as calendar events, to-do lists, and weather information as professionals shuffle through between meetings. It …

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The Lenovo Slim 7 Can be Configured with Ryzen 4000 Series CPUs

It is one of the first laptops that can be configured with AMD’s 4th-generation Ryzen CPUs For 2020, Lenovo updates its 14-inch Slim 7 by offering an option for AMD’s Ryzen 4000 series CPUs. AMD has yet announced full details on its 4th-generation Ryzen CPUs save for its use of Zen2 architecture and 7nm process, though this option saves you …

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Lenovo’s Ideapad Duet Chromebook Costs Less Than Most Mid-range Phones

It’s powered by a MediaTek processor Truly affordable notebooks not made by shady fly-by-night brands are hard to find nowadays, but bargain hunters might finally have a solid option if Lenovo’s newest Chromebook arrives in the Philippines. Their new Ideapad Duetis a small and inexpensive Chromebook that covers the basics and retails for less than a typical mid-range phone. This …

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Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Fold Is The World’s First Laptop That Folds

It’s no longer just a prototype A few months ago Lenovo showed off a prototype notebook that sported a foldable display. In this year’s CES, the company announced that it’s about ready to sell the first foldable notebook to the public, dubbed the ThinkPad X1 Fold. Just as its namesake suggests, the ThinkPad X1 Fold folds in the middle, dividing …

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ASUS’ VivoBooks Are Even More Colorful Than Ever Before

They’re more powerful too Another year, another VivoBook refresh – ASUS has once again updated its mid-range VivoBook range with better hardware, silicone, and configurations. The biggest change from last year’s models? All of the company’s new VivoBooks, including their VivoBook S and standard models, will now be getting 10th-generation Intel Core U- and G-series processors, as well as options …

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The 2020 Spectre x360 (15-inch) Gets Slimmer Bezels

Finally, a design upgrade For 2020, HP gives the 15-inch version of the Spectre x360 a much-needed upgrade. On the outside, the 2020 version is smaller than the 2019 version despite having the same 15.6-inch display (that can be configured with an OLED panel) thanks to its skinny bezels. This design change gives the 2020 Spectre x360 15-inch a 90% …

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MSI Alpha 15 Review: Phoenix Rising?

Team Red All the Way If you’ve been paying attention to PC World lately, then you know that AMD has bounced back and has made a killing this year by providing a great price to performance ratio with their Ryzen and Navi products. It’s been a while since I’ve tested out gear from Team Red so when MSI asked if …

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