Tag: Computers

CES 2019 kicks off with 5 sleek laptops powered by brand new Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics

CES 2019 starts officially on January 8th, but some of the biggest announcements from this year’s trade show are already here, with a significant focus on gaming. No less than five companies unveiled brand new gaming laptops, including Acer, Alienware, Asus, Razer, and Samsung, while Nvidia announced the brand new GeForce RTX 2060 cards that […]

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George Dyson: look to analog systems for autonomy and intelligence

Over at EDGE.org, the must-read hub of intellectual inquiry and head-spinning science, Boing Boing pal and legendary book agent John Brockman is launching a new series of essays “from important third culture thinkers to address the empirically-driven and science related hot-button cultural issues of our time.” First up is author George Dyson’s “Childhood’s […]

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Lenovo Yoga C630 WoS Review: Long battery Life and 4G LTE

Ever since Qualcomm and partners such as Lenovo started to show always-on, always-connected PCs running Windows on Snapdragon processors, we pointed out that what a lot of people really want is an ultralight clamshell PC with extreme battery life and decent performance. The Lenovo Yoga C630 WoS (official page) and […]

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Internet Explorer Patch Has Rendered Some Lenovo Laptops Unbootable

Recently Microsoft pushed out an update to Internet Explorer where it was meant to patch a security flaw within the browser that would have given hackers remote access to the user’s computer. Unfortunately it seems that the patch had an unintended side-effect which has resulted in some Lenovo laptops being […]

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Snapdragon 8cx Platform For Premium Always-Connected PCs

The Snapdragon 8cx leverages some work done for Snapdragon 855 but it is designed for a laptop power and thermal environment. As a result, it is a lot more powerful than smartphones, hence the ‘x’ that stands for eXtreme. It’s true, 8cx is the most extreme Snapdragon ever built. Unlike […]

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