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Seven new macOS ‘portable personal computers’ just appeared

Seven new macOS ‘portable personal computers’ just appeared

This week the folks at the Eurasian Economic Commission database posted several new Mac models previously undisclosed to the public. These model numbers might not necessarily mean a whole lot to the lay person on their own, but in the context of previous Apple hardware, they're telling. In the mix were all of the following: A2141, A2147, A2158, A2159, A2179, A2182, and A2251.

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Huawei’s blacklisting just killed its first product

Huawei’s blacklisting just killed its first product

The US government's clamp-down on Huawei has produced its first victim, with the Chinese tech firm canceling the launch of an upcoming product over the trade blacklist. Huawei faces a blockade between it and the American firms it relies on for hardware and software for its products, but until now has maintained that its device roadmap has not been derailed by President Trump's policies.

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Lenovo ThinkPad P Series adds 9th Gen Xeon and OLED options

Lenovo ThinkPad P Series adds 9th Gen Xeon and OLED options

You know where you are with a ThinkPad, and in the case of the new Lenovo ThinkPad P Series that's firmly in the realm of "potent portable workstation." Making its debut today, the refreshed 2019 ThinkPad models span everyday portables through to serious mobile workhorses, with features like Pantone-calibrated displays and 9th Generation Intel Core processors under the hood.

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Acer Swift 7 Review: The impossibly thin ultrabook

Acer Swift 7 Review: The impossibly thin ultrabook

Acer has launched one of the thinnest, lightest laptops available with the new Swift 7 model. This insanely svelte ultrabook sports a 14-inch display, two USB-C ports, and an impossibly slim design that demands attention. The laptop arguably sets a new bar for ultrabooks as far as portability is concerned, but how does it perform as an everyday work and play laptop?

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Samsung Notebook 7 and Notebook 7 Force take on Apple’s MacBooks

Samsung Notebook 7 and Notebook 7 Force take on Apple’s MacBooks

There is no shortage of laptop designs in the market but, for some people, Apple's MacBooks represent the gold standard in minimal yet functional aesthetics. That's true not just for some consumers but even for some manufacturers that take inspiration from Apple's notebooks. Despite their innate virtues, Samsung's latest Notebook 7 and Notebook 7 Force laptops will probably be remembered more for looking like those MacBooks, especially considering how they're so close the Apple's annual WWDC.

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Intel Honeycomb Glacier, Twin River rethink dual screen laptops

Intel Honeycomb Glacier, Twin River rethink dual screen laptops

Remember the Microsoft Courier? What was once fodder for the imagination seems to be taking hold of the PC market. While OEMs are not so hasty to jump on the foldable screen train pushed by Samsung, Huawei, and Lenovo, they are, instead seeing some merit in laptops that offer two screens. Or at least one and a half. While not a PC maker itself, Intel invests in building designs that manufacturers will be interested to make for Intel-powered computers. And, according to Intel, those manufacturers seem to very interested indeed, especially in the Honeycomb Glacier dual screen gaming laptop.

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Qualcomm and Lenovo reveals the world’s first 5G laptop

Qualcomm and Lenovo reveals the world’s first 5G laptop

Because of its immediate connection with mobile network carriers, 5G is often thought of as an upcoming revolution in smartphones. However, it's also promised to drastically change the face of computing, from traditional computers to the Internet of Things. So far, however, we've only seen smartphones and networking equipment with 5G capabilities and almost nothing else. At Computex 2019, Qualcomm and Lenovo announced their joint Project Limitless and their first baby, the world's first 5G-enabled laptop.

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ASUS ZenBook Edition 30, ZenScreen Touch celebrate company’s 30 years

ASUS ZenBook Edition 30, ZenScreen Touch celebrate company’s 30 years

At Computex 2019, ASUS is doing more than just showing off new products, of which the ZenBook Pro Duo may be this year's highlight. It is also celebrating its 30th anniversary which it says represents 30 years of innovation in the computing space. Naturally, it is putting out 30th anniversary editions of some of its existing products but, at the same time, it is also announcing completely new ones to pave the way for 30 more years.

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ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo puts a large second 4K screen above the keyboard

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo puts a large second 4K screen above the keyboard

Last year, ASUS revealed an idea that was both strange yet thought-provoking at the same time. The ASUS Precog took Lenovo's dual-screen laptop idea to its logical next step by making both sides equal-sized touch-sensitive screens. That future might still be a year or so away but, in the meantime, ASUS is giving the crowd a foretaste of the future with the ZenBook Duo and ZenBook Pro Duo, the latter with two 4K screens top and bottom.

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Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Review: Designed for professionals

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Review: Designed for professionals

Joining its new ThinkPad X390 ultrabook comes the new Lenovo ThinkPad T490, a business laptop packing the latest Intel hardware alongside a 14-inch Ultra HD display, the latest security features, and the company's classic business notebook design. The model is designed for professionals in need of both portability and performance combined with security features and a high-quality display.

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NVIDIA Studio brings RTX laptops to designers and creators

NVIDIA Studio brings RTX laptops to designers and creators

NVIDIA’s still relatively new RTX graphics cards definitely have some advantages for high-end PC gamers, but gamers aren’t the only ones who can benefit from a bump up in graphics power. Today at Computex, NVIDIA announced the NVIDIA Studio program, which will see it teaming with various manufacturing partners to produce a line of laptops based around these high-end RTX cards.

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NVIDIA announces Quadro RTX mobile workstations for Studio program

NVIDIA announces Quadro RTX mobile workstations for Studio program

Going hand-in-hand with the announcement of its new Studio program - which will see a collection of RTX-powered laptops launch with content creators and designers in mind - NVIDIA revealed that it will also be releasing a line of Quadro RTX mobile workstations. These Quadro RTX laptops will be on the high-end of spectrum for Studio computers, with the Quadro RTX 5000 being the flagship GPU for the program.

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