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Lenovo Yoga C930 hands-on: This flagship sounds incredible

Lenovo Yoga C930 hands-on: This flagship sounds incredible

Lenovo has a new flagship, and the Yoga C930 wants to do for consumer 2-in-1 notebooks what ThinkPads have done for business laptops: give the category a new benchmark. Revealed today at IFA 2018, not only does the Yoga C930 look distinct - courtesy of Lenovo's new hinge design - it also addresses a number of common criticisms around pen-enabled notebooks.

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Lenovo Yoga Book C930 hands-on: Dual E Ink and LCD delight

Lenovo Yoga Book C930 hands-on: Dual E Ink and LCD delight

A good idea can turn into a great one if you stick with it, and happily Lenovo has done just that with the new Yoga Book C930. Building on the innovative but flawed idea of the original Yoga Book in 2016, this second-generation model addresses the most common complaints, throwing in a second, E Ink display, upgrading the processor, and generally making for a much more flexible - and thus useful - ultraportable.

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Lenovo Yoga S730 is an ultra-sleek compromise-free MacBook rival

Lenovo Yoga S730 is an ultra-sleek compromise-free MacBook rival

Lenovo's Yoga line has traditionally meant 360-degree hinges, but with the arrival of the Yoga S730 it's embracing high-end regular notebooks, too. Successor to the IdeaPad 720S, the new laptop is aiming for the bags and briefcases of those needing a super-skinny ultraportable with a traditional display.

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ASUS ZenBook line refreshed with a unique touchpad

ASUS ZenBook line refreshed with a unique touchpad

ASUS has unveiled a new lineup of ZenBooks, and perhaps now more than ever, the focus is on design. There are three new ZenBooks in all, with 13-inch, 14-inch, and 15-inch screens. Hardware is similar across all three model - though it's not entirely the same - but what really makes these new ZenBooks stand out from the crowd are their NanoEdge displays.

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Toshiba Portege X30T detailed with Intel 8th-gen U-Series processor inside

Toshiba Portege X30T detailed with Intel 8th-gen U-Series processor inside

Toshiba just revealed one of the first 2-in-1 detachable laptop/tablet computers with Intel's 8th-gen Core U-Series Quad Core processors. Intel's U-Series was also just revealed this week for the first time, purpose built for thin and light laptops as well as 2-in-1 mobile PC machines. The Toshiba Portege X30T is set to roll with a keyboard, a kickstand, and a stylus, all on Windows 10 Pro.

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Acer Chromebook 514 packs twin USB-C for $350

Acer Chromebook 514 packs twin USB-C for $350

Acer has a new Chrome OS laptop to play with, and if you've been eyeing the Pixelbook but quailing at the price, the Acer Chromebook 514 might fit the bill. Unveiled at IFA 2018 today, the silver ultraportable has a 14-inch Full HD display and up to 12 hours of battery life.

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Acer Swift, Aspire and Spin PCs get huge IFA 2018 refresh

Acer Swift, Aspire and Spin PCs get huge IFA 2018 refresh

Acer is giving its Swift, Aspire, and Spin notebook, 2-in-1, and all-in-one PCs a revamp at IFA 2018, shedding weight while gaining niceties like discrete NVIDIA or Radeon graphics. At the top of the range, the Swift 5 will be the world's lightest 15-inch notebook, Acer says, tipping the scales at 2.18 pounds.

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Dell IFA 2018 lineup has something for all kinds of users

Dell IFA 2018 lineup has something for all kinds of users

Dell is definitely pulling out all the stops, dumping a whole host of computing devices and products, both new and upgraded, even before IFA 2018 starts. We won’t blame you for drowning in the flood but there is a good reason for that. It means that there’s a Dell XPS, Vostro, Inspiron, and even a Dell monitor for any kind of user and every budget under the sun, even those who prefer to use operating systems other than Windows.

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New Dell Inspiron welcomes first premium Chromebook to the family

New Dell Inspiron welcomes first premium Chromebook to the family

IFA is just around the corner but some aren’t going to wait any longer to flaunt their new wears. Getting the ball rolling, Dell is unveiling nearly a dozen new products across its entire range. While most of them are upgrades to existing models, there is one particular notebook that’s a complete newcomer to the bunch. Joining Dell’s line of premium Inspiron notebooks is the new Inspiron Chromebook 14 2-in-1, the first premium Chrome OS device from Dell.

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I’m worried about Apple’s MacBook Air replacement

I’m worried about Apple’s MacBook Air replacement

The MacBook Air is about to get its hotly-anticipated replacement, and I doubt I'm alone in being worried. The Retina hold-out has long been on borrowed time, looking increasingly out of place in Apple's shiny - and controversial - notebook range. My big question is, as it crafts its successor, will Apple forget the reasons the MacBook Air is still so popular despite its age?

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ARM Laptops won’t sell without this important change

ARM Laptops won’t sell without this important change

At SIGGRAPH, Intel tried to sway the attention of the graphically inclined away from NVIDIA’s ray-tracing debut towards it’s upcoming discrete graphics card. That, however, won’t be coming until 2020. But while Intel will be busy fending off AMD and NVIDIA in that arena, it might also be busy fighting another battle that year. 2020 is also when ARM will make its big laptop play to take on both Intel and AMD. But its venture might fall flat on its face unless something important changes within that two-year wait.

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Notebooks are about to get interesting again

Notebooks are about to get interesting again

There's an ebb and flow to every segment in tech, and it looks like notebooks and 2-in-1s are about to get very interesting again. Just as smartphone fans are bemoaning the relatively humdrum pace of development in handsets, now come signs of acceleration in larger mobile devices. That could mean a big shake-up for what's inside your next notebook.

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