Wednesday, July 17, 2019

My picks for best value SSDs of 2019

Along with batteries, SSDs are one of the user-replaceable components of a laptop that you will most likely need to replace during the laptop’s lifespan. While SSDs do technically have a limited read/write...

Benchmarks show Intel’s upcoming 10th gen Comet Lake CPUs not much faster than 14nm...

Intel’s first mainstream U-series 10nm CPU looks like it’s going to be the i7-10510U, and it’s slated to power the soon-to-be-releasted Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1. Benchmarks for it have just shown up...

Core i7-10510U benchmarks show Intel’s upcoming Comet Lake CPUs not much faster than 14nm...

Update: the original edition of this article mistook Comet Lake 14nm for Ice Lake 10nm. Both chips are slated to power the XPS 13 7390.One of Intel’s fastest upcoming Comet Lake U-series CPU...

2019 Razer Blade Pro 17 vs Blade 15, from the perspective of a Blade...

Those of you familiar with the site know that I own and use a Blade 15 Advanced as my everyday driver, but I’ve also spent time with and reviewed the Blade Stealth 2019...

Razer Blade Pro 17 review (2019 model

Now that’s I’ve reviewed both the Razer Blade 15 and the Stealth, I figured I’d complete the spectrum and try out the updated Razer Blade Pro 17.  Razer was generous enough to lend...

The new XPS 15 7590 will start shipping soon, but should you even buy...

There’s an old saying that goes “fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me”.The question about buying the XPS 15 7590 for me is this: What do you call it when you get fooled four times?An idiot?An optimist?A laptop reviewer?I’ve...

Asus Zenbook 14 UX434FL impressions (Core i7-8565U, Nvidia MX250)

In this article, we’re taking a close look at the ASUS Zenbook 14 UX434FL, the mid-2019 update of the popular ZenBook 14 series of ultraportable laptops.This is based on last year’s ZenBook 14...

Asus TUF Gaming FX705DU review (Ryzen 7 3750H, GTX 1660Ti)

The TUF FX Gaming series is Asus’s entry-line for gaming notebooks, and in this article, we’re taking a deep look at the TUF FX705DU model, the updated 2019 variant based on AMD Ryzen...

ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 and X1 Yoga Gen 4 are now available from...

Chinese PC manufacturer and steward of the ThinkPad brand, Lenovo, announced updates to their flagship X-series line of ultrabooks at CES this year at CES. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 and X1...

Chief Apple Designer Sir Jony Ive Leaving Apple to Start Own Firm — Does...

Apple today announced that chief design officer Sir Jony Ive (Knighted by Princess Anne, reportedly for his work on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod) would be leaving the Cupertino-based company later this year after...