Many claim that the ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE gives the MacBook Pro a run for its money, but does it really? For starters, it has a "ScreenPad", which is exactly as it sounds, a second 5.5" touch display with support for Microsoft's precision drivers for Windows 10 gestures in the trackpad area, instead of a Touch Bar. It can be configured with an Intel Core i9-8950HK CPU, up to a 4K display, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GPU, and a 1TB PCIe SSD. Continue reading for another hands-on video, more pictures and information.
Measuring between 14.95mm and 15.7mm, the all-new ASUS Zephyrus S is now the world's thinnest gaming laptop, but it doesn't skimp on the features. Featuring a 15.6-inch panel that runs at 1080p 144Hz with a 3ms, an Intel Core i7-8750H CPU, an NVIDIA GTX 1070 Max-Q or a full powered GTX 1060 graphics card, 16GB of RAM, an Active Aerodynamic System that props the laptop upward for better airflow, and a 512GB NVMe solid state drive. Continue reading for another hands-on video, more pictures and information.
Apple revealed new refreshed MacBook Pros for 2018, and it includes both the 13- ($1299+) and 15-inch ($2399+) models. The former can be configured with an Intel Core i5 / i7 CPU, and up to a two-terabyte SSD, while the latter offers a Core i9 option, 32GB of RAM, as well as a 4TB SSD. For media professionals who need more graphics power, the 15-inch model includes AMD Radeon Pro GPUs with at least 4GB of VRAM, and the 13-inch has Intel's Iris Plus 655 graphics (128MB of eDRAM). Continue reading for another hands-on video, more pictures and information.
Priced from $399, the Microsoft Surface Go is the cheapest, smallest and lightest model yet in the company's lineup. The base model features an Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of eMMC storage, and up to 9-hours of battery life on a full charge. Microsoft also updated the display to a high-resolution PixelSense panel that supports the Surface Pen with 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity, low pen parallax, low latency, and precision. Continue reading for three hands-on videos and more information.
Intel debuted a dual-screen computer concept earlier this month, and now ASUS has followed suit with "Project Precog". Simply put, it's a full-fledged convertible device, which means it can be used in tent formation, folded around as a tablet, or just in laptop mode, where the bottom screen is your keyboard. Users can also lay it completely flat to game on both displays, while serving as a semi-desktop replacement. Continue reading for another hands-on video. Click here for a few bonus images.
The Intel Tiger Rapids prototype gives us a glimpse of the future with a device that combines a tablet and laptop into one. For those who haven't seen it before, this concept basically is a Windows 10 PC that sports a 7.9-inch LCD on one side and a matching E Ink panel on the other, which the operating system sees as a USB peripheral. It's mainly designed for business users, as it lets them take notes on one side via an included stylus or virtual keyboard, and use them on the other. Click here for a few bonus images.
ASUS unveiled a line of new ZenBook Pro laptops at Computex in Taipei, and they all have a 5.5" ScreenPad instead of a normal touchpad. The ZenBook Pro 15 (UX580) will hit stores in July, priced from $2,299, and best of all, the display doubles as a touchpad with support for Microsoft's precision drivers for Windows 10 gestures. That's right, there's a toolbar up top loaded with an app launcher, including built-in support for YouTube, Spotify, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Or, you can use it to mirror a smartphone on your PC with the ASUS Sync app. Continue reading for a hands-on video and more informaton. Click here for a few bonus images.
In the near future, smartphones, tablets and laptops may all be merged into a single device, similar to TechConfiguration's Huawei Mate X. This all-in-one device boasts tablet, smartphone and laptop modes, with the latter enabling it to function as a tiny computer of sorts. Features include a 24-megapixel camera up front, an in display fingerprint scanner, Kirin 980 CPU, 6GB of RAM, and an 8,000mAh battery. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Crucial's BX300 24GB 3D NAND Internal SSD is perfect for laptops or desktops alike, and it's being offered for just $58.39 shipped, today only, originally $87.99. Ever wonder why your phone works as soon as you push a button, yet your computer takes forever? The reason is simple: Your phone runs on flash memory technology, while your computer runs on an outdated hard drive. It's possible - in fact, it's easy - to get the same near-instant speed you expect from your phone out of your computer. Product page. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Apple is set to unveil a slew of new products at WWDC in June, and a new MacBook could be in the lineup. There have been several rumors of the company ditching Intel processors for AMD, or even custom ARM chips, but many have been hoping for just a fresh design. One possibility could be a model with an edge-to-edge OLED display, a new keyboard, as well as an ultra slim form factor, like the "MacBook X" that you see above. Continue reading for more pictures and information.