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HP debuts Elitebook Dragonfly 2-in-1 with ultra-light chassis, 24-hour battery life

The new HP Elite Dragonfly 2-in-1. Valentina Palladino Its “dragonfly blue” exterior is a refreshing break from the blacks and silvers that adorn most PCs. Valentina Palladino Despite its slim frame, the Dragonfly includes a USB-A port on its edge. Valentina Palladino HP also found room for a full-sized HDMI port. Valentina Palladino The keyboard …

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ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th-gen mini-review: Minor updates made to a stellar machine

Enlarge Valentina Palladino There are some people who would never buy a ThinkPad, and there are others who flock to Lenovo’s flagship business family every time the company makes an update. The latest release will be no exception, even if the updates it brings are relatively small. The seventh-generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon will look familiar …

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Lenovo Thinkbook 13s review: ThinkPad influences at a great price

Enlarge Valentina Palladino Lenovo’s ThinkPad family has a lot of fans, but not everyone can spend ThinkPad money on a laptop. Designed for small business customers (and regular consumers who want a more privacy-focused machine), Lenovo’s new Thinkbooks seem like an experiment to boil the essence of a ThinkPad down into its most important parts …

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HP Envy 13 mini-review: Spectre fans, meet your budget option

Enlarge Valentina Palladino We give a lot of attention to flagship PC families—and for good reason. Devices like the Dell XPS 13 and HP’s Spectre 13 often get new technologies and design perks before other lineups in the OEM’s portfolio. That remains true, but Dell, Lenovo, HP, and others are showing their other PC lines …

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Apple offers free repairs for faulty 2018 MacBook Air logic boards

Sponsored Links Evan Rodgers/Engadget Some owners of Apple’s current-generation MacBook Air might be due for a free but important fix. Reports from 9to5Mac, AppleInsider and MacRumors indicate that Apple has found a logic board problem with a “very small number” of MacBook Air units that will warrant free repairs for up to four years after …

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Dell redesigns XPS 13 2-in-1, adds OLED display panel to XPS 15

The updated Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 with its new 16:10 display. Valentina Palladino The redesigned hinge makes for smoother transitions. Valentina Palladino The edge-to-edge MagLev keyboard looks much like those on Apple’s MacBook Pro. Valentina Palladino The keys have just 0.7mm of travel. Valentina Palladino The new power button and fingerprint reader module blends in …

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Acer’s Nitro 5 and Swift 3 laptops pack the latest AMD Ryzen processors

Sponsored Links Acer Acer isn’t just sticking to Intel for chips in its latest laptops. The company has rolled out versions of its Nitro 5 gaming laptop and Swift 3 thin-and-light that pack second-generation Ryzen Mobile processors. The 15.6-inch Nitro 5 (above) carries a 2.3GHz quad-core Ryzen 7 3750H and dedicated Radeon RX 560X graphics …

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HP Spectre 15 x360 2019 review: Carving a niche in a crowded space

Enlarge / The unusual, gemstone-inspired edges are designed to make this laptop stand out. Samuel Axon The HP Spectre 15 x360 is a good laptop, but it seemed we always found one or two things to quibble with. With the 2017 model, we liked some key design decisions but felt let down by the performance …

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HP’s latest pro-grade laptops pack new Intel chips and bright displays

HP Intel has introduced a new generation of pro Core processors for laptops, and HP is determined to make the most of them right from the word “go.” The PC maker has unveiled a string of work-oriented laptops that all take advantage of Intel’s latest hardware, including computational speed boosts and faster WiFi 6 networking. …

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Dell recalls hybrid laptop power adapters over shock risks

Dell Dell’s Hybrid Power Adapter is a clever way to keep your laptop running when you’re far from a wall outlet, but some models pose a safety risk. The PC maker has issued a recall for versions of the combo power brick and battery bank made between January 2017 and March 2017 after 11 reports …

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