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Intel releases first graphics driver with support for Windows 11

Intel has released the latest version of its graphics driver for Windows. This update brings the Intel's driver to version number 30.0.100.9684, and the big news is that it adds official support for Windows 11. That means a few things. For one thing, it means this is the first driver to support the Windows Display Driver...

These are the best HP laptops for creators: ZBook, Envy, and Omen

HP caters to a wide range of audiences with a solid portfolio of laptops based on different types of use cases. Apart from the mainstream, business, and gaming categories, the company has some excellent options for creators -- be it 3D designers, video/photo editors, graphics illustrators, and game/VR developers. HP's portfolio is also comparatively cheaper...

These are the Best 15-inch Laptops in Summer 2021: Dell XPS 15, HP Spectre x360, Surface Book 3, and more

Laptops with 15-inch to 16-inch dimensions are universally more accepted and popular than any other size, and it makes sense. They aren’t too big and bulky to carry around like a 17-inch laptop, and at the same time aren’t that small, so you get a good amount of screen real estate and some more room...

Intel is discontinuing the Lakefield chips that were supposed to go in the Surface Neo

Two years ago, Intel's Lakefield processors were something of a big deal. They were Intel's first attempt at replicating the big.LITTLE architecture that we see on ARM chips. Of course, Intel isn't one to admit that it makes little anything, so Intel's Hybrid Technology was called big-bigger. Now, Intel Lakefield is being discontinued, or at...

These are the Best Thunderbolt 4 laptops in July: Dell XPS 13, Acer Swift 3, and more

Thunderbolt 3 has been around for a while, but this year we're witnessing PCs finally moving to the newer standard. While technically Thunderbolt 4 is not a huge jump over its predecessor, it's more reliable. Overall, the speeds remain the same but Intel has tightened the minimum requirements so customers get a better experience. Thunderbolt...

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...

These are the Best Laptops you can buy in July 2021: Dell XPS, Alienware, HP Spectre, and more!

Apart from the many tasks you can achieve from a laptop, the best smartphones have gone way beyond. You can click on amazing pictures and videos, binge-watch your favorite TV shows, or even pay money without ever reaching for your wallet. But even now, most people continue to rely on laptops to get their work...

The story of how Lenovo’s ThinkPads are redefining what PCs can do, with the help of Intel

Late last year, Lenovo introduced the ThinkPad X1 Nano, its latest entry into the premium X1 family. It seemed like a thinner and lighter version of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. That felt odd too, since the Carbon was already supposed to be the thin and light member of the family. Then at CES, the company went...

What colors does the HP Spectre x360 come in?

If you're looking for a premium convertible laptop, HP has a solid range, especially when it comes to its Spectre x360 series. Featuring a bold design, the current-gen Spectre x360 range is available with the latest Intel 11th-gen Tiger Lake processors, and it can even be configured with an OLED display on either of the...

Apple iMac 24-inch with M1 vs iMac 27-inch: Which size iMac should you buy?

Apple introduced the new 24-inch iMac back at its Spring event earlier this year, powered by its ARM-based chipset, the M1 Silicon. Featuring a new design with some peppy color options along with a bunch of value additions, the new iMac definitely makes for an attractive buy. But if you are out in the market...

These are the best AMD Ryzen laptops in Summer 2021: Surface Laptop 4, ROG Zephyrus G15 and more

AMD has become quite competitive when it comes to CPUs in the past few years. Not only does it have a solid lineup for desktops, but the company's mobile processors have proven to be better than Intel on numerous occasions. In fact, the start of 2021 saw a number of laptop manufacturers preferring AMD's newly...

Intel announces new ultrabook CPUs, hitting 5GHz in the U-series

It's COMPUTEX, which means that there are some in-bound announcements from Intel. They range from new U-series CPUs to a new 5G modem. First up is the new Core i5-1155G7 and Core i7-1195G7. The U-series Core i7 already had two tiers, the Core i7-1165G7 and Core i7-1185G7, but this is another level. The base clock speed...