A new svelte laptop for gamers is available from Maingear, and with it comes Intel and NVIDIA hardware under the hood. This is a smaller, more powerful version of the Maingear Pulse 17 system we saw introduced last November, which featured similar hardware and the same gamer-centric focus.
CyberPower has rolled out the red carpet for a new gaming machine: the Zeusbook Edge X6, a laptop boasting long battery life and an Intel Haswell processor under the hood. Brags CyberPower, its new X6 is both the lightest and the thinnest 15.6-inch gaming laptop it has made to date.
Lenovo has been busy rolling out a plethora of new devices, not the least of which is a new budget Windows machine, the IdeaPad S20-30 (not to be confused with its old S20). The laptop was spotted by the folks at Mobile Geeks, with it being made available through online retailers in Germany -- initially, at least.
Remember Lenovo's Yoga 2 Pro? The company has rolled out a similar model, the Yoga 2 13, featuring the same multi-mode design and similar specs. Aimed at the more casual user, the Yoga 2 13 rests on the foundation set by its higher-res sibling, but does it hold up to the Yoga device standards we've come to expect? Read our full review to find out.
VAIO laptops are back, but they're not your grandfather's VAIO, so to speak. But even with new management, a new brand of its own, and the absence of Sony, VAIO's new laptop models, two new VAIO Pros and a new VAIO Fit, won't be giving you any form of culture shock, as they unabashedly look exactly like your grandfather's VAIO.
Coffee shops -- cafes, if you prefer -- are a staple for many, serving as the perfect destination to stop for a mid-day meal or that necessary cup of coffee. As the proliferation of mobile technology increased over the years, these shops came up with a simple idea to draw in more customers: free Wi-Fi. There was a time when such an offering was a novelty, but over the years it has become so expected that cafes without it are seen as odd relics.
The debate about whether a laptop can be adequately replaced with a tablet is a hot one, usually drawing passionate arguments from both sides of the fence. For some it isn't a viable option, but others who use their laptops for casual browsing, watching videos, and playing simple games increasingly wonder the point of keeping around a laptop when a tablet best suits their needs. For those people, a handful of accessories will take you full circle, enabling your tablet to double as a laptop when necessary.
In addition to the new Pro x2 612 for business users, HP has introduced an expansion to its Elite product lineup, the Elite 700 series. This particular device series is targeted at small and medium businesses, and includes both laptops and desktops that promise a mixture of affordability and performance.