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    Lenovo’s Lightweight New Chromebook Can Run Android Apps

    One of the biggest complaints about Chromebooks is that they run Chrome OS, which doesn’t allow users to install third-party programs. Recently, Google’s gone about fixing that by bringing the hybrid movement to Chromebooks. Some newer Chromebooks have 360-degree hinges and, more importantly, can run Android apps downloaded from Google Play — a feature that will […]

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    HP Introduces Updated Pavilion Laptops and 2-in-1s at Coachella

    Not even Coachella is safe from tech announcements. HP helped kick off this year’s weekend-long music festival in southern California, announcing updates to the laptops and 2-in-1s in their budget Pavilion line. And, while they don’t have all the bells and whistles that the HP Spectre and Envy lines feature, this year’s Pavilion machines are […]

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    Apple Might Be Planning an iPhone-Powered Laptop

    Is the future of the MacBook the iPhone? That’s what a recently published patent awarded to Apple suggests. The paperwork includes a design for a laptop shell that would possibly be powered by an iPhone, also raising the question of whether or not Apple plans to merge its desktop and mobile operating systems sometime in the […]

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    The Porsche Design Book One is the Sports Car of 2-in-1 Laptops

    All too often when we see luxury design houses get involved with electronics, the result is something subpar on the hardware side — nice brand name and materials, outdated tech. Not so with Porsche Design. Late last year they had a version of the excellent Huawei Mate 9, and at Mobile World Congress 2017 they’re getting […]

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    Lenovo Brings 4K Displays to Their Midrange Yoga 2-in-1 Convertibles

    With Lenovo usually saving the big Yoga news for the fall, their midrange stuff usually comes out earlier in the year. This year, they’re revealing their midrange Yoga 2-in-1s at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where they’re also showing off the low-end Miix 320. But, don’t let the mids and lows discourage you — all of […]

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    Lenovo Refreshes High-Powered P-Series ThinkPad Workstations

    Have you been holding out to buy a new work laptop? Well, if you’re an engineer, graphic designer, or any other sort of person who really needs all that power that hardware makers love to advertise, Lenovo is giving you something to think about this week. They’re refreshing their P-series ThinkPad mobile workstations with the […]

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    HP’s Enterprise-Friendly EliteBook Gets a 2-in-1 Model With Incredible Battery Life and a 4K Display Option

    HP is bringing a pair of nice new 2-in-1 laptops to CES this year. They look familiar, too — they’re finally adding a 360 degree hinge to their terrific enterprise-friendly EliteBook laptop, while their more mainstream 13.3″ Spectre x360 is getting a new 15.6″ model. Building on the EliteBook Folio 1040 from last year, the EliteBook […]

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    The ThinkPad X1 Family Gets Revamped for 2017

    Last year at CES, Lenovo expanded the ThinkPad X1 line into the flagship X1 Carbon laptop, the X1 Yoga 2-in-1, and the X1 Tablet slate PC. All three devices are getting a refresh at CES 2017, and while they all appear much the same as last year’s models, there are some hardware upgrades and helpful […]

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    Lenovo’s Miix 720 Takes On the Surface Pro

    In August of last year, we had the Miix 510 down as Lenovo’s answer the the Microsoft Surface line, thanks to the same kind of kickstand, Intel Core i processors, and the Active Pen stylus as an option. At CES this year, Lenovo is going after the Surface Pro. The Miix 720 is much more expensive […]

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    Dell’s 2-in-1 Version of XPS 13 Has Finally Arrived

    Last time we checked in with the Dell XPS 13, it was getting a rose gold edition. Well, now it’s getting in on one more trend — the 360-degree hinge. At CES 2017, Dell is debuting the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1, a machine with similar specs to the XPS 13, plus a little extra flexibility. Being […]

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    Lenovo Yoga 910 Review

    Lenovo has a great track record of listening to user feedback and taking it to heart. That’s just what has happened with every new generation of the Yoga, and the Yoga 910 exemplifies that. Lenovo has upped the ante for their latest Yoga with an all-metal unibody chassis complemented by a beautiful edge-to-edge screen. The Yoga 910 […]

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    HP Elite X2 (2016) Review

    The HP Elite X2 is one of the latest examples of a specific kind of 2-in-1 convertible laptop — a tablet in form with laptop hardware, a kickstand, and a detachable keyboard. Thanks to a touchscreen and styluses, these devices have become favorites of digital artists, but they’ve got the potential to be more. While the […]

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    Here’s A Super Simple Way to Keep Your Laptop Screen Private

    If you need proof that visual hacking — someone snooping over your shoulder while you’re using your smartphone or laptop — is a big problem, look no further than Tomb Raider. It’s not something Lara Croft needs to worry about, but it might have gotten her development team into trouble! In October of this year, […]