Intel's new Core M processors are unique in that they require no active cooling. But that also means that it has no effective way to cool itself down when it gets hot. How does performance get affected when it gets hot then? We took the MacBook to its limits to find out.
/ 22 Jul 2015 / 18 weeks ago
Apple has had a blockbuster third quarter with revenue just shy of US$50 billion and profits in excess of US$10 billion, thanks to strong iPhone performance. The Apple Watch also contributed with sales in excess of US$1 billion.
/ 13 Jul 2015 / 20 weeks ago
ASUS has just announced that it has updated its ultra-thin UX305 Ultrabook with Intel's newest fifth generation Core processors.
/ 08 Jul 2015 / 20 weeks ago
HP, Intel and Microsoft held a joint event today in celebration of SG50 called Dream Big Singapore. There, HP also showed off two new notebooks that are coming very soon. More details in this report as well as other related developments in the pipeline.
It might look like the impressive Aorus X7 Pro that we found much to like about, but does the Aorus X3 Plus V3 live up to the standard set by its SLI-ed big brother or is it the black sheep in the family? We check out the capabilities of this compact high performance gaming notebook.
/ 02 Jul 2015 / 21 weeks ago
Microsoft has announced that 4G LTE will be coming to the Surface 3. It will first roll out to business customers in select countries before becoming commercially available.
/ 24 Jun 2015 / 22 weeks ago
While the Surface Pro 3 has seen several system updates in the past, this is the first time the smaller Surface 3 gets one.
/ 23 Jun 2015 / 23 weeks ago
Toshiba has updated its Satellite C, L and S lines of notebooks, and select models will even feature the new AMD Carrizo processors.
/ 18 Jun 2015 / 23 weeks ago
HP has launched a new design of the Pavilion x2, a lightweight 2-in-1 hybrid that features a fanless design and a 10.1-inch touchscreen IPS display.
If there's one event of the year that raises awareness of the PC components and computing industry, that's got to be Computex. While there's more networking and mobile communications related verticals taking the limelight in recent years, computing, gaming and overclocking remain the core focus. If you missed out on some of our coverage, check out our combined spread here!
AMD's 6th generation APU is officially launched today and it sets a rather high bar for itself to drastically improve the capabilities of everyday notebooks. We detail all you need to know about Carrizo in this feature article and the feats of engineering at AMD.
With NVIDIA's recent launch of their GeForce GTX 980 Ti and new developments in the gaming and VR scene, they decided it's time to meet our local hardware enthusiasts and share the good work they've been putting out as of late. Yesterday, NVIDIA execs from Taiwan flew down for a special invite-only event to do just that, so here's what went down.
/ 10 Jun 2015 / 24 weeks ago
OWC has just answered the prayers of MacBook users with its new USB-C Dock that comes in matching colors and provides MacBooks with just about all the ports it would need.
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2015 just started yesterday morning in San Francisco with a number of notable updates to its OS and app ecosystem. We've also caught hold of some nuggets of information that wasn't part of the opening keynotes and you'll find all that and more in this roundup.
At its Printing and Personal Systems Innovation Day, HP showcased its efforts to advance design and innovation across the print and PC markets. On display was the dual-screen, gesture-based computer, the HP Sprout, and a range of other consumer and enterprise devices that are ready for Windows 10.
/ 05 Jun 2015 / 25 weeks ago
A new Dell XPS 15 has been spotted at Computex 2015, complete with a shiny new bezel-less Infinity display!
Following the official launch of the Carrizo APU, AMD had several industry wins to showcase and assure us that they will be in retail soon. Expect these systems and more from the end of June.
/ 02 Jun 2015 / 26 weeks ago
Intel announced a slew of new 14nm 'Broadwell' processors at Computex 2015 today, all featuring Intel's latest and most powerful Iris Pro graphics.
Intel just announced the new Thunderbolt 3 standard that uses the USB-C port and it will be compatible with other protocols such as USB, DisplayPort and PCI Express.
/ 02 Jun 2015 / 26 weeks ago
MSI has announced a new range of gaming and entertainment notebooks at Computex 2015, with support for new hardware and features like Intel fifth-generation processors and NVIDIA G-Sync for notebooks.