Trade Shows

After a protracted battle with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, this year’s Computex trade show has finally succumbed to the pathogen. One of the world’s largest IT trade shows – and frequently a venue for major PC-related announcements – Computex 2020 was scheduled to take place last week. However due to the coronavirus and all of the health and travel restrictions born from it, back in March the show was delayed and rescheduled for late September. But as it turns out, even a 3 month delay won’t be quite enough to make the show work, and as a result event organizer TAITRA has given up on plans to host the trade show this year. Calling the latest change in plans a “rescheduling” of Computex, the show has been...

Gone in 240 Hz: Lenovo’ Legion Y25-25 ‘Fast IPS’ Monitor w/ FreeSync at CES 2020

Lenovo seems to be getting more serious about gaming than it has ever been and its CES announcements just prove the theory. In a bid to address gamers demanding...

0 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2020

Seagate Expands External Flash Storage Lineup with FireCuda Gaming SSD and BarraCuda Fast SSD

Late last year, Seagate had launched the FireCuda Gaming Dock, a 4TB external hard drive / Thunderbolt 3 dock with a Titan Ridge controller. It stood out in the...

13 by Ganesh T S on 1/6/2020

Intel at CES 2020: 45W 10th Gen Mobile CPUs Soon, Tiger Lake with Xe Graphics Later

As we move into 2020, there is a lot of talk about what Intel’s 2020 plans will be. Discussions about the expansion of Intel’s 10nm process node products, such...

57 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/6/2020

Nixeus Announces NX-EDG274K: A 27" 144Hz FreeSync-Certified 4K Gaming Monitor

Nixeus is announcing the addition of a 27" 4K monitor to their EDG series at CES 2020. The NX-EDG274K gaming monitor sports a 3840x2160 panel, a 144 Hz maximum...

6 by Ganesh T S on 1/6/2020

NVIDIA & ASUS Unveil 360Hz 1080p G-Sync Monitor: ROG Swift 360

Even though CES proper doesn’t kick off for one more day, NVIDIA and ASUS are getting in an announcement a bit ahead of the curve relating to a new...

38 by Ryan Smith on 1/5/2020

CES 2020: HP’s Elite Dragonfly to Get 10th Gen Intel Core, Tile Tag, & 5G Modem

HP’s Elite Dragonfly convertible was one of the most impressive PCs launched last year, as it managed to bring together solid specifications, advanced connectivity, and a 24.5-hours battery life...

4 by Anton Shilov on 1/5/2020

CES 2020: Lenovo Goes eGFX with Legion BoostStation Box

With high-end laptops like the ThinkPad X1 Extreme and Legion Y720, Lenovo has been addressing mobile gamers a couple of years now. These machines deliver enough horsepower for usage...

8 by Anton Shilov on 1/5/2020

CES 2020: Acer Goes Big Format with Predator CG552K 55-Inch 4K OLED Monitor

As the culmination of its CES 2020 gaming announcements, Acer has introduced its first big-format OLED display aimed at gamers. The Predator CG552K brings to the table everything that...

18 by Anton Shilov on 1/5/2020

Lenovo’s Yoga Creator 7: A Budget 15.6-Inch NVIDIA Studio Laptop for Creators

Nowadays the market for content creation is bigger than ever. And while suitable machines need to be fairly fast, few of need to be an expensive machine with a...

3 by Anton Shilov on 1/5/2020

CES 2020: Acer’s Spin 3 & Spin 5 Get Ice Laked

Today at CES 2020, Acer has introduced its new inexpensive Spin 3 and Spin 5 convertible laptops that are based on Intel’s Ice Lake processors. The hybrid mobile PCs...

5 by Anton Shilov on 1/5/2020

CES 2020: Acer ConceptD 700 Workstation For Creators, With Xeon E

Through 2019, all the major hardware providers and OEMs in the spaces we cover have been pushing the idea of the ‘Creator’ – someone who needs a high powered...

6 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/5/2020

Lenovo IdeaCentre Creator 5: Intel Core i9 & GeForce RTX 2060 w/ISV Certification, Coming Oct. 2020

Lenovo has announced its new IdeaCentre Creator 5 desktop PC, which is designed to offer some serious horsepower for gaming and professional applications. The machine features certifications and support...

7 by Anton Shilov on 1/5/2020

Lenovo Unveils ThinkVision Creator Extreme P27: A Professional Monitor with Mini LED FALD

Continuing our run of CES 2020 announcements, Lenovo has announced its new ThinkVision Creator Extreme top-of-the-range professional-grade display. The new 27-inch Ultra-HD monitor features a Mini LED-based full-area local...

20 by Anton Shilov on 1/3/2020

Lenovo’s 23.8-Inch ThinkCentre M90a AIO PC: 10th Gen Core, Radeon 625, PrivacyGuard Screen

Along with today's other CES 2020 pre-announcements, Lenovo has introduced a new all-in-one desktop PC designed for business and corporate customers. The ThinkCentre M90a AIO brings together performance and...

7 by Anton Shilov on 1/3/2020

Lenovo Brings NEC PCs Back to USA: Super Light, Sub-2 lbs LaVie Notebooks Incoming

Lenovo has announced today that it will bring NEC computers back to the US market this spring. NEC’s PCs have always stood out from the crowd, but they disappeared...

23 by Anton Shilov on 1/3/2020

Lenovo’s 2020 ThinkPad X1 Carbon & Yoga: Wi-Fi 6, New Keyboard, & Security Features

Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon and ThinkPad X1 Yoga are perhaps the company’s best known laptops in the west. The company puts tremendous amounts of effort to make its flagship...

14 by Anton Shilov on 1/3/2020

CES 2020: Dell’s Interactive Touch Monitor Grows to 85.6-Inches, Gets USB-C

Dell has introduced a new version of its 4K Interactive Touch Monitor designed, as its name implies, for interactive and collaborative work by groups of people. The new version...

12 by Anton Shilov on 1/2/2020

CES 2020: Dell’s 360-Degree Latitude 9510 to Offer 30 Hrs Battery and 5G Modem

Building a workstation-class mobile PC that would be easy to carry around, but which would offer a proper screen, decent performance, robust connectivity, and a long battery life is...

7 by Anton Shilov on 1/2/2020

How to Tarnish Platinum: Sell It as Xeon 9200

in 2019, Intel announced its Cascade Lake family of enterprise processors, and sitting at the top of the stack was the Cascade Lake-AP family: a quartet of parts that...

99 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/2/2020

Arm Server CPUs: You Can Now Buy Ampere’s eMAG in a Workstation

One of the critical elements to all these new server-class Arm processors is availability. We are not yet at the point where these chips are freely sold on the...

19 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 12/6/2019

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