First unveiled 3-months ago, HP’s Omen X 2S is the world’s first dual-screen gaming laptop that works perfectly with its real-time screen mirroring feature that can cut and magnify parts of the main screen to the second one, ensuring that your vision is centered. At just 20mm thin, this laptop sports a full metal chassis and is the first 15-inch diagonal gaming laptop in the world to come with an applied liquid metal compound to the thermal system by way of Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut, resulting in heat dissipation at 10 times the thermal conductivity of silicon thermal grease. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
We have seen the future of laptops, and they have foldable displays, starting with this new Lenovo prototype. This device sports a 13.3-inch OLED 2K display made by LG that can fold in half and reduce its width by 50%. Inside, you’ll find an Intel processor running Windows, allowing for a variety of uses, including folding it into a book to scan multiple social media feeds at once or just standing it up for a hands-free news viewing experience. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
The Samsung Galaxy Book S is an ultralight laptop with up to 23-hours of battery life, thanks to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx processor, which offers a 40 percent greater CPU boost, 80 percent greater graphics performance and added memory bandwidth, compared to the Galaxy Book 2. The fan-less Snapdragon 8cx also ensures that your laptop remains cool no matter how demanding the task. Besides its stylish premium anodized aluminum frame, its 13.3-inch display comes with a 10-point multi-touch system, which allows you to scroll, zoom and control the device, with a touch of a finger. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
Paul Klinger has just revealed his latest project, and it’s called ThinkTiny. The name is quite fitting to say the least, as this palm-sized miniature laptop computer sports a 0.96-inch display and a Lenovo ThinkPad-inspired design, complete with a TrackPoint pointing nub. It may not be fully functional, as the keyboard doesn’t work, but it does function as a simple game machine that can run classics such as Snake, Tetris, and Lunar Lander. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
YOREPEK’s Extra Large Backpack is not only TSA-friendly, but can be used in place of a traditional carry-on suitcase, due to its capacity, all for $39.19 shipped, today only, originally $69.99. The 17″ computer compartment is airport friendly and when you reach the checkpoint, just unfold it to a flat position, keeping the sections above and below the laptop clear. There’s also an external USB port with built-in charging cable, which means you can charge compatible USB devices without having to open the backpack, just connect a power bank inside. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review, additional pictures and information.
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Another day, another dual-screen laptop, and this time, it’s Intel’s “Twin Rivers”. Featuring two 1920×1280 displays that can be used in a traditional convertible mode, which enables users to rotate between laptop and tent modes. Though you can type directly on the bottom screen with a virtual keyboard, Intel also provides an ultra compact Bluetooth keyboard that can be placed on top of the display. Plus, the second display can be used as a digital trackpad for controlling your mouse cursor. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Sleek and stylish, the all-new Gigabyte AERO 15 OLED features a stunning Samsung 4K AMOLED display, complete with a 3mm-thin bezel, all powered by an Intel Core i9-9980HK octa-core CPU, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU, DDR4 2,666MHz RAM as well as an ultra-fast SSD. What sets this OLED panel apart from its competitors is that each one is tuned by X-Rite Pantone before leaving the factory to ensure 100-percent DCI-P3 gamut plus DisplayHDR 400 certification, perfect for video creators in mind. Other features include a speedy UHS-II SD card slot for up to 300MB/s transfer speeds, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, an RJ-45 LAN port for networking, three USB 3.1 Gen1 ports, two USB-C ports, an HDMI 2.0 socket and a headphone jack. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
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The ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo made a splash at Computex 2019 this year, but Intel’s Honeycomb Glacier is yet another intriguing dual-screen gaming laptop. Sporting an innovative dual-hinged design that enables you to prop it up at any angle. At the push of a button, the bottom hinge’s clutch mechanism can be folded back down, while the top is just a standard tension hinge. Features include a 9th-generation H-series Intel processor (8 Core / 16 Thread), Tobii eye-tracker, 15.6-inch FHD top display and a 12.3-inch bottom display for social media and other applications. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
Dual-screen laptops already exist, but the ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo boasts a 15.6-inch 4K UHD OLED HDR display with a 14-inch 4K ScreenPad Plus. It’s powered by a high-performance, eight core 9th Gen Intel Core i9 processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 ray-tracing graphics, 40 Gbps Thunderbolt 3, plus NumberPad 2.0, Amazon Alexa voice control and a dedicated turbo-cooling button. There’s no word yet on pricing or availability. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
Artist Guo O Dong has created “PersistenceChaos,” or an installation that consists of a normal laptop (10.2-inch Samsung NC10-14GB) with six of the world’s most dangerous computer viruses installed that have caused financial damages totaling $95-billion – just don’t connect this to any Wi-Fi network or plug in a USB drive. Some of the malware include: the ILOVEYOU virus from 2000 that was often a “love letter” attached to emails and ransomware WannaCry. Read more for a livestream of the laptop and additional information.