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Report: We're Not Getting Retina MacBook Airs This Week After All

It looks like we may have to wait a bit longer for those crystal-clear retina MacBook Airs. In a report on Re/code today, John Paczkowski claims that Apple’s long-awaited pixel-powered MacBook Air update won’t be released at Apple’s impending event this Thursday.


Lenovo's New Yoga Laptop And Tablets Are All About Touch

Overnight, Lenovo announced three new “multimode devices” in its Yoga range of multipurpose tablets and laptops. The new Yoga 3 Pro, the most innovative of the lot, is a 13-inch laptop with a segmented metal “watchband” hinge, accented with satin black and orange — the whole thing looks very Breitling.


Laptops With Nvidia's Latest Gaming GPUs Start To Appear

Nvidia’s latest and greatest laptop graphics tech dropped last night, and it’s big news for anyone who wants an all-in-one gaming machine that can actually leave the house. PC gaming laptops just aren’t massive hulking monoliths of plastic and copper and silicon any more. (Well, some still are, but that’s beside the point.) Here are a few of the new high-powered notebooks you’ll be able to pick up very, very soon.


Nvidia's New Laptop GPUs Are More Energy Efficient Than Ever

Nvidia’s most powerful ever desktop graphics card, the GTX 980, was introduced with fanfare a fortnight ago because even though it was more powerful than last generation’s chips, it consumed much less energy for the same result.

To complement the desktop GTX 980, Nvidia has a pair of new laptop GPUs — the GTX 980M and GTX 970M — that are even more efficient. They’re twice as efficient as a comparable two-year old chip, and consume a fraction of the power.


VAIO Isn't Dead, And Its Latest Tablet PC Looks Beautiful

Sony sold off its Vaio laptop and tablet PC business at the start of this year, but the Vaio name isn’t dead and gone. There’s a new tablet PC prototype doing the rounds, and from the little we’ve seen it looks beautiful.


Find The Perfect Laptop In This Comprehensive, Interactive Map

There are a lot of laptops out there. A lot. Too many to navigate easily. But this chart thrown together by Marek Gibney helps. It’s called the Tourist Map of Laptops, and it can help you grok the whole wide range of available computers at least a little bit.


HP Stream 13.3 And 11.6 Hands-On: Full Windows On A Budget [Updated]

Need a bottom-of-the-bargain bin Windows machine? HP has just revealed a pair of incredibly cheap laptops, the 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch HP Stream. These two machines join the Stream 14 as HP and Microsoft attempt to offer full Windows at a Chromebook price, and we just snagged a hands-on at a NYC press event. Now with Australian pricing!


Aorus X3 Plus: Australian Review

If you’re a PC gamer, chances are you have a big, bulky tower and a large-screen LCD monitor alongside it. If you’re not lucky enough to have the space for such a large gaming rig, though, not all hope is lost. Some gaming laptops have the grunt to play modern PC games, without being giant 17-inch desk-breaking desktop replacement monsters. The Aorus X3 Plus, made by the PC component experts at Gigabyte, is one of those rarities — it’s relatively small, it’s powerful, and it’s actually quite good looking.


Protect Against Sneaky Webcam Spies With This Little Pair Of Magnets

I have had a teensy, torn bit of paper taped over the camera of my MacBook Air for years now because even before I knew the FBI could activate that thing without the indicator light, it always bugged me out that someone might be secretly snooping. The teensy, torn bit of paper looks janky as hell, but it works. Nope is a pair of sticky discs that do not look janky as hell.


Gizmodo Laptop Buying Guide 2014: Everything You Need To Know

If you’re in the market for a new laptop, there are a few pieces of useful info that it bears knowing before you head to the shops. Do your research, and make a few key decisions before you buy, and you’ll be a lot happier in the long run. Here are the most important things to learn about before buying a new laptop or convertible tablet.


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