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Intel’s developer guide confirms Alder Lake-P series mobile chips with up to 14 cores

It's no secret that Intel's next-gen Alder Lake processors will feature Efficient (E) and Performance (P) cores. As we detailed back in August, it's an approach similar to how smartphone processors work. Intel has now confirmed that the Alder Lake mobile chips will feature up to 14 cores. They'll be distributed between efficient and performance...

Best Dell laptops to buy for Holiday 2021

The laptop market is vast and varied, but there are only a few brands that are as popular as Dell. One of the most well-known companies in the space, Dell has consistently made some of the best laptops you can buy, and it's really no surprise. Whether it's the XPS, Inspiron, or Latitude series, all...

These are the Best Thunderbolt 4 laptops for Holiday 2021

Thunderbolt has become an increasingly common feature in laptops over the last few years. Since the introduction of Thunderbolt 3, which uses the familiar USB Type-C connector, many more laptops have been adopting this feature. And with Thunderbolt 4, the experience has been standardized so every Thunderbolt laptop offers the best speeds promised in Thunderbolt...

Today only: Get up to 30% off on PC components from Intel, AMD, and more

There's no better feeling than finding a great deal on PC components when you're planning a new build, or simply craving a spec-bump. Lucky for you, Amazon is offering up to 30% off on a range of PC components including processors, motherboards, and more. Not all the deals are worth scratching your head over, which...

These are the Best 15 inch Laptops this holiday: Dell XPS 15, HP Spectre x360, Surface Laptop Studio, and more

For many users, a 15 inch screen is the ideal size for a laptop. This is a size where you can still strike a great balance of portability and real estate. Most 17 inch laptops tend to be heavy, and 13 inch laptops just don't give you as much screen size to comfortably multi-task. Because...

These are the Best Laptops you can buy this holiday: Dell XPS, Alienware, HP Spectre, and more!

As much as smartphones have become the central tool for many aspects of our lives, there are some things you can only do on a PC. Even if smartphones have the power to do almost anything, some things are just more convenient on a laptop. To me, buying a new laptop is always an incredibly...

Qualcomm vs Intel vs AMD Chromebook: A detailed comparison

Chromebooks come in a variety of configurations. One aspect you might not consider when buying a new Chromebook is the processor. While processor speed and benchmarks are all the rage for many PC users, those looking for a Chromebook typically give these things less weight. That doesn't mean raw processing power isn't important. If you...

This Week in Tech: Use your face to control your phone, Windows 11 Paint app, Intel Arc, and more

A lot happened in the tech world this past week. Google launched the Pixel 5a, we spotted a cool new accessibility feature in Android, Samsung executives addressed the ads situation in One UI, Microsoft showed off the new Paint app for Windows 11, and much more. In case you missed any of our coverage, here's...

Intel Arc is the company’s new brand for dedicated graphics

Today, Intel announced the branding for its upcoming dedicated graphics cards. They're going to arrive under the Intel Arc banner, and as we already knew, they'll be based on the Iris Xe HPG architecture. That's different from the Iris Xe LP that's found in ultrabooks and even in the Iris Xe Max dedicated graphics. Indeed, while...

Best convertible laptops to buy in 2021: Dell, HP, Lenovo, and more

There was a time when you could either choose a clamshell-style laptop or go compact with a tablet. But today, you can essentially have the best of both worlds by investing in a convertible laptop. Almost every brand offers convertible notebooks, which are often called 2-in-1s. The advantage here is the display can be set...

How to overclock your Intel or AMD CPU

Overclocking your CPU potentially helps you gain more performance out of your PC without having to spend a lot of money. But before you plan to do that, I'm sure you have a lot of questions. Is it safe to overclock a CPU? Will you end up damaging it? Does it require any special skills? First,...

Download Android USB Drivers for popular OEMs

So you've got an Android device and want to dive deep into the world of modding? Be it rooting or installing a custom ROM like LineageOS, most of the aftermarket modding requires you to connect your Android smartphone to a computer using a USB cable so you can use tools like the Android Debug Bridge...