News: Notebooks

Thursday, 25 Jul 2013

Intel Claims New Y-Series Haswell Chips Offer Vastly Improved Battery Life

Intel Claims New Y-Series Haswell Chips Offer Vastly Improved Battery Life

Intel recently announced that its new range of Y-Series fourth generation (Haswell) processors will be shipping to manufacturers later in the year. These low powered chips are said to have a 4.5W scenario design power (SDP), and will power devices such as tablets and hybrid PCs.

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013

Chromebook Shipments Expected to Increase Dramatically

Chromebook Shipments Expected to Increase Dramatically

Chromebook shipments are expected to increase by two or even three folds in the second half of 2013. This is due to an increase in orders by current Chromebook manufacturers Lenovo, Acer, HP and Samsung, who are also said to be launching new Chromebooks.

Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013

Lenovo Opens Manufacturing Plant in U.S

Lenovo Opens Manufacturing Plant in U.S

Chinese PC manufacturer Lenovo, has recently announced that it just opened a manufacturing plant right in the U.S. The world's largest PC manufacturer will now be assembling some devices in their North Carolina factory, cutting down on shipping times to American consumers.

Thursday, 11 Jul 2013

Microsoft Delivers More Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview

Microsoft Delivers More Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview

For the second consecutive week since Microsoft released the public preview of Windows 8.1, the company has delivered several bug fixes for the preview OS.

Monday, 8 Jul 2013

Apple Patents Design for Flexible Batteries

Apple Patents Design for Flexible Batteries

Apple has just patented a design that explores the creation of a flexible battery, which suggests that the company could be developing products that would require batteries to take on an unusual shape.

Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013

Notebook Shipments Lowest in Three Years

Notebook Shipments Lowest in Three Years

Notebook contract manufacturers, mostly based in Taiwan, have been reporting low notebook shipments for a while now. However in Q1 2013, shipments hit the lowest point in three years -- lower than even what analysts have expected it to be.

Monday, 1 Jul 2013

Aftershock PC Struts 13.3-inch Gaming Powerhouse

Aftershock PC Struts 13.3-inch Gaming Powerhouse

Driven by a Intel Haswell i7 mobile processor along with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics, the 13.3-inch XG13 runs on the Windows 8 platform, and features a backlit keyboard, a 2-megapixel webcam, as well as two storage slots.

Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013

HP Unveils New Range of Next-Generation PCs

HP Unveils New Range of Next-Generation PCs

HP has announced the launch of new consumer products, including notebooks, tablets, detachables, and All-in-One PCs.

Friday, 21 Jun 2013

Samsung Updates Its Series 9 Ultrabooks with the ATIV 9

Samsung Updates Its Series 9 Ultrabooks with the ATIV 9

The new Samsung ATIV 9 ultrabooks have been updated today with the latest low power processors to give users even longer computing on-the-go. What's more, the flagship ATIV 9 Plus will blow you away with its ultra high screen resolution.

Samsung Reveals Convertible ATIV Q Tablet Supporting Windows 8 and Android

Samsung Reveals Convertible ATIV Q Tablet Supporting Windows 8 and Android

Samsung today revealed an Intel-based convertible tablet that runs both Windows 8 and Android operating systems simultaneously. Known as the ATIV Q, this tablet will also come with the world's highest resolution screen.

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