Laptops

  • Samsung outs second-gen Series 9 Ultra-thin Notebooks

    Samsung has just debuted its second generation of Series 9 notebooks at a media event in Korea today – these ultra-slim units coming in 13.3-inch and 15-inch sizes with a single-piece aluminum body that's only 12.9mm thick.

  • Ultrabooks fail to appeal to Europeans?

    Ultrabooks are gaining popularity with their stylish design,  slim form factor, ultra-portability and affordable price tags. However, it seems that the mobile computer may not be appealing to everyone, especially the Europeans.

  • Samsung unveils Ivy Bridge powered notebook too early

    Unless Intel has decided to move the launch of its Ivy Bridge processors forward, Samsung is getting way ahead of itself as the company had put up one of its Ivy Bridge powered notebooks – the NP700G7C – on its US website yesterday. Beyond having an Ivy Bridge processor, the 17.3-inch notebook also sports Nvidia

  • HPs Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook now selling

    After a a brief announcement following a teaser video early into the new year, HP's new Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook is now listed for purchase over at HP's online store with free standard shipping.

  • Notebook makers find ARM cheaper than x86, no-one surprised

    It's surprising how certain apparently obvious things come as a chock to some and now notebook makers have noticed that Intel and AMD's processors cost more than ARM based SoCs, something they think is an issue in the low-power market space. As such, the notebook makers now wants Intel and AMD to offer more competitive

  • MAINGEAR arms TITAN 17 Desktop Replacement with Sandy-E

    High performance PC System builder MAINGEAR has just given its mighty TITAN 17 desktop replacement a number of aesthetic adjustments along with some updated componentry. For one, this 17.3-inch sized bad boy is now offered with Sandy Bridge-E goodness packed inside; your choice of a Core i7-3930K or i7-3960X Extreme Edition processor.

  • Ultrabooks to get price drops across the board

    Good news if you're looking to pick up an Ultrabook in the near future. Digitimes reports that notebook makers are expected to significantly drop pricing on their first generation ultrabooks ahead of Intel's Ivy Bridge launch early in the second quarter of the year.

  • Toshiba launches Satellite U840, company’s first 14-inch Ultrabook

    Toshiba Singapore has announced their latest 14-inch Ultrabook, U840 which is not just stylish, but also offers good computing performance and weighs a portable 1.59kg.

  • Info shared on GPU options for Dell’s Alienware M18X R2

    A source close to Dell has disclosed the graphics options that will be available with Dell's yet to be launched M18x R2 under its Alienware branding. This laptop will sport an 18.4-inch display and feature one of Intel's upcoming Ivy Bridge CPUs.

  • Samsung announces Series 5 ULTRA notebooks and Series 7 Smart Station Monitors

    Today, Samsung Asia introduced their new Series 5 ULTRA notebooks, which come in 13- and 14-inch sizes, and are the company's latest Ultrabooks. On top of that, the Korean electronics manufacturer also announced Series 7 Smart Station monitors, ML-2165 monochrome laser printers and SCX-3400 series multi-function laser printers

  • Lenovo’s Radeon HD 7690M-equipped IdeaPad Y470p now up for pre-order

    Lenovo's web shop now lists the IdeaPad Y470p 14-inch laptop complete with Radeon HD 7690M graphics for just $799, with shipping expected to commence on February 13th.

  • Lenovo’s ThinkPad X130e finally up for order

    When we first heard about the student-friendly X130e 11.6-inch laptop we were expecting to see it rolled out on December 20th. With that not working out, for whatever reason Lenovo held off until now to list it as being available for order directly from their online shop.

  • U.S. schools to get over 27,000 Google Chromebooks

    Google would be grinning like cheshire cats right now after striking a big deal with three school districts including Iowa, Illinois and South Carolina. The deal results in Google shifting over 27,000 of its Chromebooks to schools in these areas.

  • Details out on Alienware’s 2012 notebook range

    A reputable source tied closely with Dell has provided a bunch of details ahead of any official announcements on several upcoming laptops entering Alienware's lineup, rumoured to be launched sometime during Q2 2012.

  • Sony refreshes VAIO laptops for spring 2012

    Sony has unveiled a new color for their popular VAIO Z series laptop as well as having an optional built-in LTE mobile broadband, for the support of 4G data service. On top of that, selected models have also been refreshed for this quarter.  

  • ASUS roll out B23E business Ultraportable post CES

    For one or more reasons ASUS chose to hold off on the launch of one particular product until after CES came to a close; this in the form of a new business oriented Ultraportable. Dubbed the B23E, the new 12.5-inch notebook falls under the company's ASUSPRO Ultraportable family and running over the specs, it sure

  • Razer @ CES 2012: A Dalliance with the Project Fiona Concept PC Gaming Tablet

    The VR-Zone team @ Las Vegas had the exclusive opportunity of a back room hands-on session with Best of CES 2012 winner 'Project Fiona' Concept Gaming Tablet and to interview Razer's enigmatic CEO Min-Liang Tan. Also on display were the Blade Gaming Laptop and other new peripherals like the Naga Hex and SWTOR licensed devices.

  • Lenovo unveils SmartTV K81 and K91, and IdeaPad Yoga tablet-ultrabook hybrid

    This afternoon, Lenovo introduced their new SmartTV product line that consists of the K81 and K91, as well as the IdeaPad Yoga which claims to be the world's slimmest convertible Ultrabook, at the pre-Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012. 

  • Intel Fakes the Ivy Bridge DirectX 11 demo at CES 2012 Press Conference

    The CES 2012 show is starting with multiple affairs for Intel: the company is apparently spreading FUD around Windows 8 on ARM systems and worse of all, they got caught faking the DirectX 11 demo on the upcoming 22nm Ivy Bridge processor.

  • Intel Trademarks Ultrabook, Joins Smartbook AG in Pointless Naming WarsTM

    From the looks of it, the 2012 might be the year more known for patent and naming wars rather than the innovation itself. The return of naming wars might be interesting though, with Intel trademarking the Ultrabook name.