Apple’s annual World Wide Developer’s conference has mostly focused on software. This time around, there was a lot of chatter around some hardware products being launched at WWDC 2018. Devices like the iPhone SE 2, AirPower were expected to be unveiled, however, that did not happen. One rumour that did get confirmed pertains to macOS. Apple unveiled macOS Mojave, the successor to macOS High Sierra which will roll out to compatible Macs later in the year.Dark Mode
One of the most requested features for iOS has made its way to macOS. The Dark Mode has been on the wishlist of iOS users for many years but, iOS 12 won’t be getting it. Instead, macOS Mojave will [...]
Apple has introduced a new battery replacement program for some 13 inch non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro. Under this program, Apple would replace the batteries of these MacBook Pros for free.
According to Apple, there is an issue with a small number of MacBook Pros manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017. Apple notes that some non-Touch Bar MacBook Pros manufactured in the mentioned time frame have a faulty component which causes the battery to expand. In order to check eligibility, head to this page and enter the serial number of your MacBook Pro (non-Touch Bar).
It is worth noting that users who have already replaced their batteries can contact Apple for a [...]
Intel has officially announced the 8th generation Core i3, i5, i7, and Core i9 processor for laptops at a global event in Beijing. Additionally, the company also announced next-generation Intel Optane memory that can deliver high performance even on older PCs. These processors will be available across the globe for notebook manufacturers. The manufacturers are most likely to launch notebooks based on these chipsets by Q2 2018.
These chipsets are based on the latest Coffee Lake platform with 14nm++ process. Compared to the 7th generation chipsets, these processors offer up to 41% more frame rate while gaming. Similarly, 4K video editing will be faster by up to 59%. These [...]
Most of the Notebook manufacturers use either Intel or AMD chipset. However, recently, companies like HP and Asus has started to launch notebook based on the Qualcomm chipsets. According to a report, Apple might replace the Intel processors on Macs to use its custom ARM chipsets. When Apple started making MacBooks and iMacs, the company initially used Motorola and IBM’s PowerPC chipsets. However, in 2005 Apple switched to Intel processor-based Macs.
The report suggests that the company is working on a new project named ‘Kalamata.’ The project is still in a nascent stage and this will help Apple to achieve seamless integration across its lineup including [...]
Samsung has officially launched the Samsung Notebook 3 and Notebook 5. These notebooks will be available in South Korea from April 2018, which will be followed by a global launch in Q2 2018. The newest series of Samsung Notebooks boasts the latest 8th generation Intel chipset with 14 inch and 15.6 inch display. However, the company has not revealed the pricing of these devices. Additionally, the Notebook 3 will be available in Misty Gray, Night Charcoal, Deep Peach, and Pure White. Similarly, the Notebook 5 will available in Light Titan colour a metal body.
Samsung Notebook 5
The Samsung Notebook 5 has a 15 and 15.6 inch FHD 1920 x 1080 px IPS LCD [...]
Xiaomi has officially launched the Mi MIX 2s in China on the 27th of March. Along with its flagship smartphone, the company has also launched a gaming laptop named Xiaomi Mi Gaming Laptop. The notebook comes two variants. The 8GB RAM model is priced at 5,999 Yuan and the 16GB RAM model retails for 8,999 Yuan. The notebook has design similarities as of the Xiaomi Mi Notebook with a full metal unibody design. In fact, the notebook also looks similar to the Apple MacBook Pro.Xiaomi Mi Gaming Laptop Specs
The Xiaomi Mi Gaming Laptop has a 15.4 inch FHD 1920 x 1080 px IPS LCD display with narrow bezels. Under the hood, the device will be powered by the Intel 7th generation Kaby [...]
Acer India has officially launched the Predator Orion 9000 gaming PC. The device costs a whopping Rs 3,19,000. The company claims that the Predator Orion 9 is the first computer to have Intel Core i9 Extreme chipset in India. The computer is currently on sale via Acer exclusive and Chroma stores across the country.
Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India, said:
We are thrilled to welcome to our gaming arsenal the iconic Predator Orion 9000 gaming desktop. The Orion 9000 is a desktop of extreme power designed especially for the demanding professional gamer with advanced cooling and game ready features to easily take on any game out [...]
Asus has launched a portable Asus ZenBook Flip S in India on the 19th of March. The company claims that the Flip S is the World’s thinnest and lightest convertible laptop, which is 11.2mm thin. The convertible laptop will be available via retail partners for Rs 1,30,990.
Arnold Su, Business Development Manager, ASUS India said:
We have seen a huge growth in the Stylish yet powerful notebooks in coming year & with the Zenbook Flip S UX370, it becomes a perfect companion for those looking for stylish & powerful notebook for daily use.Asus ZenBook Flip S Specs:
The notebook comes with a metal unibody design, crafted from a single block of [...]
Recently, there has been a lot of demand for compact notebooks. Apple appears to be preparing to cash in on this demand by launching an affordable MacBook. A report suggests that Apple might launch a new MacBook in Q2 of 2018. This will be a successor of the 12 inch model that was updated in 2017. The device is expected to be priced similarly to the entry-level Air model or slightly higher than that.
The new Macbook is expected to go into mass production from June. These notebooks will be manufactured by two assembly chains. Quantum Computers have said to fulfil 70 percent orders and Foxconn will fulfil rest. Apple is aiming at 6 million device shipments. However, the actual [...]
The MacBook Air was originally launched in early 2008, which was highly appreciated for the design and a longer-lasting battery. In fact, the 2017 MacBook Air still resembles the original model, which was designed to fit inside an office-folder.
A report suggests that Apple might launch a more affordable MacBook Air in Q2 of 2018. The company will be able to improve MacBook shipments by 10 to 15%. In fact, Apple is expected to launch the newer model at the WWDC 2018.
The entry-level MacBook Air is priced at $999, which is the choice of notebook for the most of the college-going students. However, there were no major improvements in the last few iteration, as Apple is [...]
Huawei has launched the FullView touchscreen notebook, called Huawei MateBook X Pro at MWC 2018. The Huawei MateBook X Pro will succeed the MateBook X which was launched in 2017. The Matebook X Pro starts at a price of EUR 1499 and goes up to EUR 1899. The company has stated that it will go on sale in Q2 of 2018.Specifications
The notebook comes with 13.9 inch display with 92% screen to body ration. It uses a low power consuming LTPS touch-screen with 3000 x 2000 px resolution, which offers 20 pixels per inch. The display supports 100% sRGB colour gamut with a maximum brightness of 450 nits and 1500:1 contrast ratio. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass for [...]
Samsung Notebook 9 (2018), Notebook 9 Pen (2018), and Notebook 7 Spin (2018) will be available from 18th February in the US. These are the first set of Notebooks from Samsung features Intel’s 8th Gen (Quad-core) processor with Windows 10 operating system.
The Samsung Notebook line of notebooks designed to offer mobility with the aesthetically pleasing form factor. These notebooks weights less than 3 pounds, which lessens the burden on the user. When it comes to price to performance ratio, these notebooks balances both the aspects in a right proportion.Pricing:
The entry-level Samsung Notebook 7 Spin is priced at $899.9, which makes it the most affordable model. [...]