Posts tagged with ‘laptops

Google introduces brand new shiny plastic HP-made 11” Chromebook

You know how people like to talk about how tablets are slowly killing the desktop and laptop, and have definitely almost killed off the netbook? Fact is, tablets are cool and convenient, but when you need the speed and spark of a tablet with the broader functionality and workstation-ness of a laptop, I’ve really fallen in love with netbooks, especially Chromebooks. Right now, while I still have a Mac laptop as my main piece, most of the content on IHC for the past few weeks has been done on a Chromebook. It’s got a little more oomph than a tablet, less bullshit than a full laptop.

So, what I’m trying to say is that I’m kind of excited about Google announcing a new line of Chromebooks, some pretty black or white plastic HP built Chromebooks. So, what I’m trying to say, is if you think you need a tablet for its quickness and lightweight interface, but you want something that operates more by the rules of a desktop or laptop, consider a Chromebook. Not a paid endorsement or anything, just something to discuss.

Read more about the new Chromebook here

Razer releases a 14” Razer Blade gaming laptop and it’s a thing of beauty

As far as gaming laptops, it’s hard to beat the Razer Blade. But if you want a slightly cheaper and slightly smaller version than the 17” beast that’s already out, Razer recently released a 14” version that packs just as much power into an insanely thin and wonderfully gorgeous laptop. It’s pretty, it’s sturdy and it’s got an Intel Core i7-4702HQ quad core processor running at 2.2GHz (3.2 when Turbo Boosted) and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 765M with 2GB of GDDR5 memory.

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Guy has his laptop stolen in London, tracks it several months later in Iran

Once upon a time, a guy named Dom had his Macbook laptop and his iPad stolen in London. He never found the iPad, but his laptop had tracking software installed that would alert him of its whereabouts when it connected to the internet.

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Google announces the Chromebook Pixel, the $1300 Chrome netbook nobody should buy

There are good reasons for buying a Chromebook, mainly because they’re super cheap. For someone who needs just the basics like web surfing, watching internet videos and using office document programs and wants an attached physical keyboard, the $200 Chromebook is nice. So why does Google think anyone’s going to buy a pimped out HD touchscreen Chromebook for $1300 when for that price you could get a real computer that runs more than web apps?

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Samsung’s latest Google Chromebook now available through Google Play for $249

Samsung has just released a brand new shiny Chromebook, and the good news is that the computer is available for purchase for just $249 through the Google Play store.

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Hope you’re ready, because Windows 8 is going to bring along a swarm of laptop-tablets

With Windows 8, Microsoft will be unifying desktops/laptops, tablets and phones. And when it launches next month, expect to see a flood of laptop/tablet hybrids. Sure there are already keyboards for Android tablets and iPads, but with Windows 8, get ready to be overwhelmed with tablet-laptops every time you go into a Best Buy.

If you want to get one of these miracle machines, DVICE has a big list of such lap-tabs that are coming out in the next six months alone.

New Macbook Pro’s RAM is soldered onto the motherboard, don’t even think about upgrading it

Last week, Apple unveiled the new Macbook Pro, which is by far their most powerful and fastest laptop yet. But with that power comes a price— when you get that brand new Macbook Pro, you’d better decide up front whether you want 8 or 16 GB of memory, because once it’s in there, it’s in there for good, soldered to the motherboard.

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Parents promise to buy their son a new Macbook Pro if he stops being gay
In a since-removed Craigslist posting, some parents were trying to sell their son’s current generation MBP so they could get him a brand new one. But in trying to explain that they’re not bad parents for spoiling their son, they make themselves look far worse by explaining they’re simply buying him lavish gifts if he promises not to be gay anymore.

I am selling my son’s macbook pro 15 inch. He found out that there is going to be a new macbook so I will be buying that for him. I bought it last summer so it isn’t even a year old yet. It is on pretty decent shape. I am pretty firm on the price. Just a footnote, I don’t want to get a ton of messages from you guys saying that I am spoiling my son and turning him into an entitled monster. There is a backstory that you aren’t even aware of. My son was committing homosexual acts and got caught in the act. We made a deal that if he chose to be straight, that we would buy him more nice things. So don’t message me saying that I am a bad parent for spoiling him. It’s quite the opposite, I am a good parent and I’m working with him to correct his problem.

Yes, excellent parenting.
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Parents promise to buy their son a new Macbook Pro if he stops being gay

In a since-removed Craigslist posting, some parents were trying to sell their son’s current generation MBP so they could get him a brand new one. But in trying to explain that they’re not bad parents for spoiling their son, they make themselves look far worse by explaining they’re simply buying him lavish gifts if he promises not to be gay anymore.

I am selling my son’s macbook pro 15 inch. He found out that there is going to be a new macbook so I will be buying that for him. I bought it last summer so it isn’t even a year old yet. It is on pretty decent shape. I am pretty firm on the price.

Just a footnote, I don’t want to get a ton of messages from you guys saying that I am spoiling my son and turning him into an entitled monster. There is a backstory that you aren’t even aware of. My son was committing homosexual acts and got caught in the act. We made a deal that if he chose to be straight, that we would buy him more nice things. So don’t message me saying that I am a bad parent for spoiling him. It’s quite the opposite, I am a good parent and I’m working with him to correct his problem.

Yes, excellent parenting.

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New MacBook Pro: Hi res screen, USB 3.0, ultra thin design, no optical drive

It looks like Apple’s reading a brand new 15” MacBook Pro for later this year, and according to the Apple rumor mill, the new MBP will have a high res Retina Display screen, USB 3.0 ports an an ultra thin design, minus an optical port. I know I gave shit to Windows 8 for not initially supporting CD or DVD playback out of the box, and it just looks like this is the future. Anything that’s not downloaded will probably come on a USB stick, like recent releases of Mac OS X.

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Japanese Intel ultrabook commercial raises so many… so many questions

Why is there a guy in a suit, in a tiger head dancing on the moon? What does this have to do with anything? Answer: It’s Japan.

Asetek brings liquid cooling to laptops

Liquid cools far more efficiently than air, but liquid cooling systems are far more expensive than a couple plastic fans, and take up quite a bit more room inside a computer. But Asetek recently showed off a compact liquid cooling system for laptops, which could be the perfect investment if you push your laptop to its limits.

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Kinect sensors being tested for use in Windows laptops

With Kinect for Windows, Microsoft has made it clear that their motion control technology isn’t just a kiddie gimmick. And now it appears that computer manufacturers are starting to test how Kinect sensors will work in laptops. Hopefully, your laptop of the future will be able to detect your “Meh” face and direct you towards porn that’s more your speed.

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Apple aims to patent a laptop power cord that remembers your password

Mac OS X already has a couple cool anti-theft and location features for laptops and iPhones that let you locate your stolen tech and even wipe or lock it remotely if need be. As an additional measure, it looks like Apple is looking to patent a laptop power cord that can store your password to act as a key, so that if the laptop is stolen and the cord isn’t, the thief won’t be able to log in.

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