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Apple’s Latest Headache Over New MacBook Pro Hardware – Forbes

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Intel has refreshed its Kaby Lake processor offering today, with a particular focus on chips that are suitable for laptops and ultraportables. The eighth generation Intel Core processors promise up to forty percent jump in performance and will be known as Kaby Lake R, with the R standing for refresh. The chips announced today are tailor-made for ultrathin laptops and convertible two-in-one machines. Which means the new MacBook machines from…

Apple’s Latest Headache Over New MacBook Pro Hardware – Forbes

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Intel has refreshed its Kaby Lake processor offering today, with a particular focus on chips that are suitable for laptops and ultraportables. The eighth generation Intel Core processors promise up to forty percent jump in performance and will be known as Kaby Lake R, with the R standing for refresh. The chips announced today are tailor-made for ultrathin laptops and convertible two-in-one machines. Which means the new MacBook machines from…

HP’s Omen X is a beastly gaming laptop you can actually upgrade – TNW

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Companies like Apple seemingly do everything in their power their laptops from being opened up. HP’s new Omen X laptop embraces it. It’s a beast of a device. The base model comes with a GTX 1070, 16GB of RAM, a i7-7700HQ processor, a 256 GB SSD, a 1TB hard drive, and a 1080p 120Hz display for $1,999. Configurations top out at $3699 for a GTX 1080, 32 GB of RAM, an overclockable…

Apple’s Latest Headache Over New MacBook Pro Hardware – Forbes

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Intel has refreshed its Kaby Lake processor offering today, with a particular focus on chips that are suitable for laptops and ultraportables. The eighth generation Intel Core processors promise up to forty percent jump in performance and will be known as Kaby Lake R, with the R standing for refresh. The chips announced today are tailor-made for ultrathin laptops and convertible two-in-one machines. Which means the new MacBook machines from…

HP’s Omen X is a beastly gaming laptop you can actually upgrade – TNW

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Companies like Apple seemingly do everything in their power their laptops from being opened up. HP’s new Omen X laptop embraces it. It’s a beast of a device. The base model comes with a GTX 1070, 16GB of RAM, a i7-7700HQ processor, a 256 GB SSD, a 1TB hard drive, and a 1080p 120Hz display for $1,999. Configurations top out at $3699 for a GTX 1080, 32 GB of RAM, an overclockable…

Apple’s Latest Headache Over New MacBook Pro Hardware – Forbes

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Intel has refreshed its Kaby Lake processor offering today, with a particular focus on chips that are suitable for laptops and ultraportables. The eighth generation Intel Core processors promise up to forty percent jump in performance and will be known as Kaby Lake R, with the R standing for refresh. The chips announced today are tailor-made for ultrathin laptops and convertible two-in-one machines. Which means the new MacBook machines from…

Apple’s Latest Headache Over New MacBook Pro Hardware – Forbes

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Intel has refreshed its Kaby Lake processor offering today, with a particular focus on chips that are suitable for laptops and ultraportables. The eighth generation Intel Core processors promise up to forty percent jump in performance and will be known as Kaby Lake R, with the R standing for refresh. The chips announced today are tailor-made for ultrathin laptops and convertible two-in-one machines. Which means the new MacBook machines from…

HP’s first Omen X gaming laptop includes easy access to upgrade parts – The Verge

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

HP returned to the gaming world earlier this year with a new line of Omen products. While we’ve seen HP produce some cheaper gaming laptops and a high-end glowing desktop cube so far, we’ve been waiting for a high-end Omen laptop for enthusiasts. At Gamescom today, HP is launching the Omen X laptop, and it’s pretty much what you’d expect from a high-end gaming laptop. HP has opted for a…

Apple’s Latest Headache Over New MacBook Pro Hardware – Forbes

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Intel has refreshed its Kaby Lake processor offering today, with a particular focus on chips that are suitable for laptops and ultraportables. The eighth generation Intel Core processors promise up to forty percent jump in performance and will be known as Kaby Lake R, with the R standing for refresh. The chips announced today are tailor-made for ultrathin laptops and convertible two-in-one machines. Which means the new MacBook machines from…

Apple’s Latest Headache Over New MacBook Pro Hardware – Forbes

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Intel has refreshed its Kaby Lake processor offering today, with a particular focus on chips that are suitable for laptops and ultraportables. The eighth generation Intel Core processors promise up to forty percent jump in performance and will be known as Kaby Lake R, with the R standing for refresh. The chips announced today are tailor-made for ultrathin laptops and convertible two-in-one machines. Which means the new MacBook machines from…

Apple’s Latest Headache Over New MacBook Pro Hardware – Forbes

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Intel has refreshed its Kaby Lake processor offering today, with a particular focus on chips that are suitable for laptops and ultraportables. The eighth generation Intel Core processors promise up to forty percent jump in performance and will be known as Kaby Lake R, with the R standing for refresh. The chips announced today are tailor-made for ultrathin laptops and convertible two-in-one machines. Which means the new MacBook machines from…

Putting The ‘World’s Smallest Laptop’ To The Test – Forbes

Monday, August 21, 2017

Ben Sin The GPD Pocket is being billed as the world’s smallest laptop. With tech advances making gadgets increasingly capable (and more affordable), there’s never been a better time to be a so-called “digital nomad.” Personally, I cringe at the “digital nomad” term, but I can’t deny that it quite succinctly sums up people like me, who only needs solid internet connection and a digital device to do work. In the…

Putting The ‘World’s Smallest Laptop’ To The Test – Forbes

Monday, August 21, 2017

Ben Sin The GPD Pocket is being billed as the world’s smallest laptop. With tech advances making gadgets increasingly capable (and more affordable), there’s never been a better time to be a so-called “digital nomad.” Personally, I cringe at the “digital nomad” term, but I can’t deny that it quite succinctly sums up people like me, who only needs solid internet connection and a digital device to do work. In the…

Intel’s 8th-gen Core CPUs could boost laptop performance by 40 percent – PCWorld

Monday, August 21, 2017

For the first time, Intel’s upcoming eighth-generation Core CPUs will feature quad-core processors inside of its chips aimed at ultrabooks, offering performance as much as 40 percent faster than in the previous generation, the company said. Intel hasn’t disclosed the prices of its four new 15-watt 8th-gen Core U-series chips, though the company revealed Monday how fast they’ll run: The slowest Core i5-8250U will run at 1.6GHz, with a boost…

15 Years Later, Maine’s ‘One Laptop Per Child’ Initiative Hasn’t Helped Test Scores – Fortune

Monday, August 21, 2017

When the Internet and digital tools first rose into popular consciousness, one major concern was that the barriers to access them would create a “digital divide” between rich and poor. Those with access to expensive new technology, the thinking went, would rocket ahead of those without it. The Maine Learning Technology Initiative was one of the earliest and largest efforts to bridge that divide. Starting in 2002, it provided a…

Putting The ‘World’s Smallest Laptop’ To The Test – Forbes

Monday, August 21, 2017

Ben Sin The GPD Pocket is being billed as the world’s smallest laptop. With tech advances making gadgets increasingly capable (and more affordable), there’s never been a better time to be a so-called “digital nomad.” Personally, I cringe at the “digital nomad” term, but I can’t deny that it quite succinctly sums up people like me, who only needs solid internet connection and a digital device to do work. In the…

Intel’s 8th-gen Core CPUs could boost laptop performance by 40 percent – PCWorld

Monday, August 21, 2017

For the first time, Intel’s upcoming eighth-generation Core CPUs will feature quad-core processors inside of its chips aimed at ultrabooks, offering performance as much as 40 percent faster than in the previous generation, the company said. Intel hasn’t disclosed the prices of its four new 15-watt 8th-gen Core U-series chips, though the company revealed Monday how fast they’ll run: The slowest Core i5-8250U will run at 1.6GHz, with a boost…

Putting The ‘World’s Smallest Laptop’ To The Test – Forbes

Monday, August 21, 2017

Ben Sin The GPD Pocket is being billed as the world’s smallest laptop. With tech advances making gadgets increasingly capable (and more affordable), there’s never been a better time to be a so-called “digital nomad.” Personally, I cringe at the “digital nomad” term, but I can’t deny that it quite succinctly sums up people like me, who only needs solid internet connection and a digital device to do work. In the…

Do Laptops Help Learning? A Look At The Only Statewide School … – NPR

Friday, August 18, 2017

It was the year 2000 and Maine’s governor at the time, Angus King, was excited about the Internet. The World Wide Web was still relatively young but King wanted every student in the state to have access to it. “Go into history class and the teacher says, ‘Open your computer. We’re going to go to rome.com and we’re going to watch an archaeologist explore the Catacombs this morning in real…

MacBook Air (2017) review: An old friend shows its age – CNET – CNET

Friday, August 18, 2017

Apple‘s MacBook Air is as close to iconic as a piece of consumer technology gets. It’s the single laptop model you’re most likely to see everywhere, from college campuses to airports to coffee shops and even offices. And it’s been that way for a very long time. That’s the problem. Not counting an incremental spec bump in mid-2017, this is still internally almost the same MacBook Air as the last…