Samsung Galaxy Book3 Series Announced – Galaxy Book3 Ultra Features Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070

As well as launching the new Samsung Galaxy S23 series, Samsung announced a new range of Samsung Galaxy Book3 laptops. Four laptops have been announced: Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra This one is the most interesting to me, it is a powerful, relatively light laptop that has a dedicated GPU and is one of the first … Read more

Which Gaming Laptop Should You Choose?

Gaming computers have been around for quite some time now. Take Alienware, for example, which began in the mid-nineties, the result of two friends and their mutual love of all things aliens and all things gaming. What started as ideas between the two became a range of products, including some that have stood the test … Read more

Acer Swift 5 Review – A premium lightweight laptop with the latest 12th Gen Intel Core i7-1260P – SF514-56T

It looks like this is the third time I have reviewed an Acer Swift 5. The first time was four years ago with it running an Intel Core i7-8550U, then in 2020 with the Intel Core i5-1035G1. The 2020 refresh runs the new Intel Core i7-1260P, which is a very different CPU from the usual … Read more

Predator Helios 300 SpatialLabs Edition Announced – Stereoscopic 3D on a gaming laptop

Today, during the [email protected] global press conference, Acer have expanded and refreshed its Predator product line-up. Predator Helios 300 SpatialLabs Edition — 3D Gaming Laptop – (PH315-55s) Acer has previously experimented with Stereoscopic 3D displays on the ConceptD 7 laptop which aimed to be beneficial for professional work such as D projects for CAD designs, … Read more

How to Upgrade the Huawei Matebook 14 laptop with WiFi 6 / 6E using the Intel AX210 M.2 Module

I should hopefully be reviewing my first WiFi 6E router soon. Many new laptops are compatible with the WiFi 6E standard, but older models will be limited to either WiFi 6 or WiFi 5. I have previously upgraded my old Dell XPS 15 but rarely use that now, so to prepare for the review, I … Read more

Acer Aspire Vero Laptop Review: Serviceable design makes this easy to fix or upgrade

Acer has been experimenting with improving its environmental credentials for a while now. Most recent laptops have used environmentally friendly packaging. Even the inks used are specially selected. The new Apire Vero, which would likely be part of the  Aspire 5 lineup, takes things a step further, taking an environmentally friendly approach to the whole … Read more

Samsung Book Go Review – A £399 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c laptop – Testing Windows 11 with x64 Emulation

Three years ago, Qualcomm invited me to London to learn more about Windows on Arm and the new Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC Platform, and I later reviewed one of the first Windows on Arm devices, the HP Envy X2. It was an adventurous move by Qualcomm. ARM-based chips don’t natively run x86 applications, so they … Read more

New Acer Chromebook Announced – Chromebook 514 (CB514-2H/T) with MediaTek Kompanio 828 & Spin 514 (CP514-2H) with Intel 11th Gen

As part of today’s launch, Acer has announced four new Chromebooks. The most interesting one is the new Acer Chromebook 514 (CB514-2H/T) which features the octa-core MediaTek Kompanio 828 processor. At the time of writing this chipset has not been announced yet. Acer don’t go into details about the exact specification. The current MediaTek Kompanio … Read more

Huawei MateBook 14s vs Huawei MateBook 14 2021 & Matebook D 14 Specifications Compared

Yesterday, Huawei announced the Huawei MateBook 14s, which sits on the high end of the price and specs from the Huawei range of laptops. Only the MateBook X Pro 2021 costs more. On the Huawei website, there are now 4 laptops listed with some variation of the MateBook 14 name, and without going into each … Read more

Acer Predator Triton 500 SE Announced – 16” special edition with RTX 3080 & 11th gen Intel Core i9-11950H for £1750 – 17.3” Helios 500 similar, but massive| [email protected] 2021

Today at [email protected], the brand announced their 2nd special edition laptop, the Acer Predator Triton 500 SE. I previously reviewed the Acer Predator Triton 300 SE, which is the first sub-15” laptop from Acer and, in my opinion, the best small form gaming laptop on the market at the moment due to the attractive price … Read more

Acer Predator Triton 300, Predator Helios 300 & Nitro 5 Gaming refreshed with RTX 30 series GPU including new GeForce RTX 3050 & Ti

This week Acer has refreshed several of their gaming orientated laptops including the Predator Triton 300, Predator Helios 300 and Nitro 5. This refresh including using the latest 11th Gen Intel® Core H-series processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series Laptop GPUs For the GPU, these will be one of the first laptops to offer … Read more

Acer Swift 3x Review – How does the Intel Xe Max GPU perform vs MX250 on Matebook 13

The new Acer Swift 3x is one of the first laptops on the market to launch with the new discrete Iris Xe Max GPU. It is far from a gaming GPU but instead aimed at aimed at improving performance for GPU orientated productivity such as photo and video editing.  The Xe Max GPU will therefore … Read more

Laptop Christmas Gift Guide – Cyber Monday & Christmas deals on Windows Laptops and Chromebooks

There are some fantastic deals to be had this Cyber Monday if you are looking for a new laptop as a gift this Christmas or perhaps because you now work it home. Acer Deals Acer 715 15.6″ Chromebook for £329 saving £170 including a mouse and case – this is a decent Chromebook, perfect for … Read more

Acer introduces ConceptD 300 PC with GeForce RTX 3070, ConceptD 7 Notebooks get 10th Gen Intel Core processors

Today, Acer refreshed their ConceptD range of devices during their [email protected] global press conference. These are premium devices aimed at the creative market which are designed to be both aesthetically pleasing while having the powerful enough to handle creative work such as rendering and 3D modelling. ConceptD 300 – 18L case with GeForce RTX 3070 … Read more

Acer Swift & Spin Series updates with Intel Core i5-1130G7 & i7-1185G7 CPUs with Iris Xe graphics. Acer Aspire to be one of the first GeForce MX450 based laptops

Continuing the massive list of new products being launched by Acer at their [email protected] global press conference. Acer has updated its consumer range of laptops including the Swift, Spin and Aspire series. Iris Xe Max discrete GPUs on Core i5-1130G7 and the Core i7-1185G7 Perhaps the highlight of the new announcement is the inclusion of … Read more

Acer Predator Helios, Triton & Nitro Gaming Laptops get upgraded with 10th gen Comet Lake CPUs & up to GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER GPU options – [email protected] GPC

Today, Acer have held the annual [email protected] global press conference, announcing multiple new laptops and pieces of hardware. First up is the update of all their main gaming laptops. This includes high-performance Helios 700, powerful Helios 300, sleek Triton 300 and refined Nitro 7. They are all being updated with the current 10th Gen Intel … Read more

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