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Asus ZenBook Flip S review: One flippin’ good-looking 360-degree … – Pocket-lint.com

Monday, October 02, 2017

Asus was the original pioneer of modern hybrid computers. Give us half a chance and we’ll start reminiscing about the old Transformer tablets, a bit like your grandad talking about “the good old days”. Times they were a-different back in 2011. More recently Asus hasn’t kept at the forefront of the most subtle style of the hybrid: the 360-degree laptop. The last ZenBook Flip suffered from slightly floppy build, which just…

Kano’s next learn-to-code kit is a build-it-yourself laptop – TechCrunch

Monday, October 02, 2017

London-based Kano has another code kit in the works to add to its STEM targeting gamified educational line of build-it-yourself kids’ products ahead of the present-buying holiday season. The kit is being priced at $249.99/£229.99, and is up for pre-order from today — through the Kano website and via “select retailers and e-tailers” — with shipping due to start on November 1. The Computer Kit Complete takes the next obvious step of combining…

Help Me, Laptop: My Hard Drive is Broken – Laptop Mag

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Credit: Shutterstock Without a working hard drive (or SSD), your laptop is nothing more than a really bulky doorstop. So, if your hard drive fails and you can replace it with a working unit, you can save your laptop. Forum user anthonyharbolt has one laptop with a broken hard drive and another laptop with a working drive. Anthony is wondering whether it’s possible to move the component from one…

A Month with the Note 8: Can Samsung’s Phablet Replace a Laptop? – Tom’s Guide

Sunday, October 01, 2017

For the better part of the past two decades, my job and life have revolved around always having a phone, a tablet or a notebook or two at hand for work and play. From gaming and movie watching to the more menial task of making a living, devices were my constant companions. For the past month, I have slimmed down my digital sidekicks considerably, using only a Samsung Galaxy Note…

The new 4K Razer Blade Pro – World’s first laptop gain THX Certification. – DailyTech

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Print The New Razer Blade is a pack with enough high-tech to make you king of the gaming arena. The new Razer Blade Pro provides the perfect union of performance, power and portability. You get the latest 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Core…

A Month with the Note 8: Can Samsung’s Phablet Replace a Laptop? – Tom’s Guide

Sunday, October 01, 2017

For the better part of the past two decades, my job and life have revolved around always having a phone, a tablet or a notebook or two at hand for work and play. From gaming and movie watching to the more menial task of making a living, devices were my constant companions. For the past month, I have slimmed down my digital sidekicks considerably, using only a Samsung Galaxy Note…

The new 4K Razer Blade Pro – World’s first laptop gain THX Certification. – DailyTech

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Print The New Razer Blade is a pack with enough high-tech to make you king of the gaming arena. The new Razer Blade Pro provides the perfect union of performance, power and portability. You get the latest 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Core…

Apple is reportedly thinking about ditching Intel and making its own chip for Mac laptops – Business Insider

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Getty Apple may be considering releasing a laptop in the future that uses its own chips instead of a chip from Intel, Nikkei reported on Friday. Apple’s iPhones use an Apple-designed chip based on the ARM instruction set, but its current lineup of Mac laptops and desktops use chips from Intel that run the x86 instruction set. It would be a significant engineering challenge to enable software designed for Intel…

Which? tests new laptops from £180 – Which?

Friday, September 29, 2017

The latest batch of laptops being tested by Which? run from a very affordable £180, right up to £1,100. But as our tests show, price isn’t everything. Laptops from brands including Asus and Lenovo were put through their paces, and models were selected for various budgets. As always, we tested a laptop’s raw power, how long the battery lasts when not plugged in, how pleasant (or not) the audio is,…

Apple is reportedly thinking about ditching Intel and making its own chip for Mac laptops – Markets Insider

Friday, September 29, 2017

Getty Apple may be considering releasing a laptop in the future that uses its own chips instead of a chip from Intel, according to a report from Nikkei on Friday.  Apple’s iPhones use an Apple-designed chip based on the ARM instruction set, but its current lineup of Mac laptops and desktops use chips from Intel that run the x86 instruction set. It would be a significant engineering challenge to enable…

Raspberry Pi laptop? Here’s a super-simple kit you can build yourself – TechRepublic

Friday, September 29, 2017

A $250 Raspberry Pi-powered ‘laptop’ that you build yourself will be available from November. The ‘laptop’ is made using the Kano Computer Kit Complete, which lets users slot the computer together from only a handful of parts, similar to putting together blocks of Lego. Despite being described as a laptop by Kano, the completed computer is made up of two detached parts, a 10.1-inch HD (1920×1080) screen and computer unit,…

Kano’s next learn-to-code kit is a build-it-yourself laptop – TechCrunch

Friday, September 29, 2017

London-based Kano has another code kit in the works to add to its STEM targeting gamified educational line of build-it-yourself kids’ products ahead of the present-buying holiday season. The kit is being priced at $249.99/£229.99, and is up for pre-order from today — through the Kano website and via “select retailers and e-tailers” — with shipping due to start on November 1. The Computer Kit Complete takes the next obvious step of combining…

OLED laptop display pros and cons – Windows Central

Friday, September 29, 2017

Are OLED laptop displays better than IPS screens? With laptop manufacturers, including Razer, Lenovo, HP, and Alienware, offering OLED display options in their notebooks, many people are wondering whether they really need this type of display. If you’re unsure of the benefits and downsides of an OLED display compared to other, more common display types, read on. See our laptop buyer’s guide What are TN and IPS panels? When it…

Kano’s next learn-to-code kit is a build-it-yourself laptop – TechCrunch

Friday, September 29, 2017

London-based Kano has another code kit in the works to add to its STEM targeting gamified educational line of build-it-yourself kids’ products ahead of the present-buying holiday season. The kit is being priced at $249.99/£229.99, and is up for pre-order from today — through the Kano website and via “select retailers and e-tailers” — with shipping due to start on November 1. The Computer Kit Complete takes the next obvious step of combining…

Raspberry Pi laptop? Here’s a super-simple kit you can build yourself – TechRepublic

Friday, September 29, 2017

A $250 Raspberry Pi-powered ‘laptop’ that you build yourself will be available from November. The ‘laptop’ is made using the Kano Computer Kit Complete, which lets users slot the computer together from only a handful of parts, similar to putting together blocks of Lego. Despite being described as a laptop by Kano, the completed computer is made up of two detached parts, a 10.1-inch HD (1920×1080) screen and computer unit,…

Kano’s latest DIY computer kit is a $250 Raspberry Pi laptop – The Verge

Friday, September 29, 2017

Kano’s been making build-your-own computer kits for a while now, but while they let you put together an actual PC, you were still building what amounted to a desktop computer with no screen or internal battery. The company’s new Computer Kit Complete takes the next natural step for the DIY computer: building a laptop (via The Next Web). The core of the Computer Kit Complete is the same as the…

Raspberry Pi laptop? Here’s a super-simple kit you can build yourself – TechRepublic

Friday, September 29, 2017

A $250 Raspberry Pi-powered ‘laptop’ that you build yourself will be available from November. The ‘laptop’ is made using the Kano Computer Kit Complete, which lets users slot the computer together from only a handful of parts, just like putting together blocks of Lego. Despite being described as a laptop by Kano, the completed computer is made up of two detached parts, a 10.1-inch HD (1920×1080) screen and computer unit,…

Kano’s next learn-to-code kit is a build-it-yourself laptop – TechCrunch

Friday, September 29, 2017

London-based Kano has another code kit in the works to add to its STEM targeting gamified educational line of build-it-yourself kids’ products ahead of the present-buying holiday season. The kit is being priced at $249.99/£229.99, and is up for pre-order from today — through the Kano website and via “select retailers and e-tailers” — with shipping due to start on November 1. The Computer Kit Complete takes the next obvious step of combining…

Raspberry Pi laptop? Here’s a super-simple kit you can build yourself – TechRepublic

Friday, September 29, 2017

A $250 Raspberry Pi-powered ‘laptop’ that you build yourself will be available from November. The ‘laptop’ is made using the Kano Computer Kit Complete, which lets users slot the computer together from only a handful of parts, just like putting together blocks of Lego. Despite being described as a laptop by Kano, the completed computer is made up of two detached parts, a 10.1-inch HD (1920×1080) screen and computer unit,…

Kano’s next learn-to-code kit is a build-it-yourself laptop – TechCrunch

Friday, September 29, 2017

London-based Kano has another code kit in the works to add to its STEM targeting gamified educational line of build-it-yourself kids’ products ahead of the present-buying holiday season. The kit is being priced at $249.99/£229.99, and is up for pre-order from today — through the Kano website and via “select retailers and e-tailers” — with shipping due to start on November 1. The Computer Kit Complete takes the next obvious step of combining…