Laptops

One of the more curious acquisitions in the last couple of years has been that of Nuvia by Qualcomm. Nuvia was a Silicon Valley start-up founded by the key silicon and design engineers and architects behind both Apple’s and Google’s silicon for the past few years. Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon made it crystal clear when Nuvia was acquired that they were going after the high-performance ultraportable laptop market, with both Intel and Apple in the crosshairs. Nuvia came out of stealth in November 2019, with the three main founders having spent almost a year building the company. Gerard Williams III, John Bruno, and Manu Gulati have collectively driven the silicon design of 20+ chips, have combined over 100 patent, and have been in leadership roles...

Lenovo ThinkPad L-Series: The Greenest ThinkPad Ever

Corporations like talking about being "green" these days, and there's no question that environmentally friendly devices and technologies are a major push. We recently spoke with Lenovo about their...

9 by Jarred Walton on 4/20/2010

ASUS G73Jh: Today's Top Gaming Laptop

ASUS has made it a goal to increase their retail presence in the mobile market. With their successful Eee PC and UL series, they cover the netbook and entry-level...

72 by Jarred Walton on 4/17/2010

Apple's 15-inch Core i5 MacBook Pro: The One to Get?

If you've followed our Mac coverage over the past year you know I've been telling everyone to wait until Apple brought Arrandale into its MacBook Pro lineup. The time...

114 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/14/2010

This Just In: HP ProBook 5310m

It's been some time since we last had an HP laptop in our labs for review. Recently, we received the new ProBook 5310m business laptop, and there's certainly a...

5 by Jarred Walton on 4/13/2010

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s Unveiled

Lenovo announced their latest update to their IdeaPad S10 netbook line. It has a slightly slimmer profile, it supports the Atom N470 processor, but the bigger news is the...

14 by Balraj Sandhu on 4/12/2010

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13: Not your Father's ThinkPad

Lenovo looks to shake things up in the ThinkPad world with the introduction of the Edge. Available with AMD or Intel CULV processors, the Edge also makes some significant...

34 by Vivek Gowri on 4/7/2010

Acer Aspire AS5740G-6979: Budget Priced but Great Gaming

In recent years, Acer has been doing an admirable job of condensing respectable hardware into affordable machines. Each successive generation, Acer has usually had one or two solid notebooks...

31 by Dustin Sklavos on 4/2/2010

Alienware M11x: World’s Smallest Gaming Laptop

When you think of a gaming notebook what usually comes to mind is a 17" behemoth with a ridiculous paint job and the weight of a small child. ...

47 by Jarred Walton on 3/30/2010

Intel AppUp Center and Atom Developer Program

Apple's iTunes-based App Store represented a major shift in the distribution model for mobile applications, creating a single storefront where various developers could showcase their apps for the iPhone/iPod...

4 by Vivek Gowri on 3/26/2010

Lenovo ThinkPad T410: Built for Business

The Lenovo ThinkPad line is the quintessential business laptop seen in corporations throughout the world. If you're looking for a high quality laptop that won't break after a few...

60 by Jarred Walton on 3/26/2010

Asus Eee PC 1001P: Our Favorite Netbook

ASUS has an updated Pine Trail netbook that cuts the price to $330 and includes one of the nicest looking LCDs we've seen in a netbook. If you're after...

66 by Vivek Gowri on 3/16/2010

ASUS N61Jv-X2: Optimus GT325M Meets Arrandale

Mobile users that actually use their laptop unplugged for any extended amount of time should absolutely love NVIDIA's Optimus technology. The ASUS N61J pairs a higher spec GT325M GPU...

44 by Jarred Walton on 3/13/2010

Dell M6500: A Precision Strike on Bling

The Dell Precision M6500 is what we expect from a mobile workstation: high on quality and low on fluff. It’s also very expensive, but the cost of the hardware...

42 by Jarred Walton on 3/9/2010

Dell Inspiron 1564: Mobile i3/i5 for the Masses

Dell's 15-inch Inspiron line has evolved over the years; gone are the bulky grey-and-white monstrosities, replaced by sleeker, more colorful designs. The latest Inspiron 1564 also sports an i3/i5...

37 by Dustin Sklavos on 3/3/2010

NVIDIA's Next Generation ION Announced, Optimus + a 16-core Version

Next generation products are always better... just look at Star Trek! At least, that's the theory behind the new NVIDIA ION platform, and it looks like the best thing...

35 by Jarred Walton on 3/2/2010

AnandTech Giveaway: Win a Lenovo ThinkPad X100e Powered by AMD!

The deadline for sweepstakes entries has now passed, we are no longer accepting new entries. We'll be announcing the lucky winner soon! Later this month we will have our delayed...

2678 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/1/2010

NVIDIA Optimus - Truly Seamless Switchable Graphics and ASUS UL50Vf

NVIDIA's new Optimus technology is set to change the way we interact with our laptops. The information has been under tight wraps for the past couple of months, but...

49 by Jarred Walton on 2/9/2010

Intel Core 2 CULV Roundup: Who Needs Atom?

If you could get twice the performance for only a 50% increase, would you be willing to fork over the extra money? Compared to Atom, Intel's current CULV products...

63 by Jarred Walton on 2/4/2010

AMD Announces ATI Mobility Radeon 5000 Series

Today AMD announces their latest and greatest mobile GPUs, the ATI Mobility Radeon Premium graphics, otherwise known as the 5000 series. The 40nm process, improved power features, and other...

33 by Jarred Walton on 1/7/2010

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