Notebooks

Review: HP Elite Dragonfly G2 With Built-In Tile Tracker And Sure View Gen4

Last holiday season, I tested out HP’s newest laptop in its Elite lineup, the HP Elite Dragonfly. The Dragonfly is HP’s take on a lightweight-premium looking business notebook. I already completed an in-depth 4-week review on this system and you can access the full review here. The focus for this second review is to talk about the …

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Getting to Know AMD’s Newest Commercial Processor, The Ryzen Pro 4000- The Six Five Insiders Edition

On this special episode of The Six Five Podcast – Insiders Edition hosts Patrick Moorhead and Daniel Newman welcome Rick Bergman, Executive Vice President of Computing and Graphics Business Group at AMD to discuss the exciting new products coming from AMD. The Need for the Right Tools Now more than ever, it’s clear that there …

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Laptops With Big Graphics Cards Are Surging For Reasons That Aren’t Obvious

You would think the current pandemic would put companies like NVIDIA in a difficult spot because of the notion that gamers wouldn’t be buying given the high work from home (WFH) demand and quarantined Chinese gamers who spend a lot of time in gaming cafes. Well, it’s not that simple. In fact, at NVIDIA’s March …

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Intel Ups The Ante With New 5 GHz 10th Gen Core H-Series Notebook Chips

There has been an on-going battle between the two major CPU manufacturers ever since AMD’s Ryzen series of CPUs started to gain some steam. This battle has resulted in not only faster CPUs but better value CPUs and has pushed Intel to continue to push the envelope on what’s possible. Intel’s 10th Gen series of CPUs, …

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AMD’s Mobile Ryzen 4000 Series Is Looking Good So Far

AMD announced its mobile 4000 series processors at CES 2020 back in January with the code name “Renoir.” It is the first processor built on AMD’s 7nm architecture. If we were to picture the battle of the processor market between AMD and Intel, this would be AMD’s jump to take the last bit of high …

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Microsoft Widens Surface Line With Pro X, 15″ Laptop 3, Neo Foldable, New Processors And Earbuds

Today I attended Microsoft’s annual fall hardware event in New York City, timed conspicuously right before the western selling season begins. The company’s Surface line gains more and more traction every year, for a lot of reasons (see my recap of last year’s Surface event here for a taste). Canalys reported that the entire Microsoft Surface line …

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Based On My Review, The Dell 7400 2-in-1 Lives Up To Its Enterprise Value Proposition

Back in May, Dell refreshed its business line of Latitude laptops along with the launch of its new Unified Workspace. I covered Dell’s Unified Workspace already as well as the refreshed line of Latitude laptops in full, and now I want to focus specifically on my personal experiences with the Latitude 7400 2-in-1. Before we jump into the Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1, it is relevant to talk about the Latitude 7000 series first.  The Dell Latitude …

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HP Takes Innovation Past Thin, Light And Low Power At Computex 2019

Last week at Computex 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan, HP Inc., announced its updated lineups of business and consumer laptops that you can expect to see for corporate Windows 10 refreshes and the “back to school” buying season. HP Inc. announced growth last quarter in its PC business with a 2% improvement and big commercial gains …

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Dell Methodically Improves XPS, Alienware, Precision And Inspiron Lineup At Computex 2019

This year at Computex 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan, Dell announced its new 2019 consumer laptops and workstation lineup. Moor Insights & Strategy analyst Anshel Sag was on the ground in Taipei, and I took in the show from the Austin office.  These Dell announcements were the big follow-on to Dell’s CES announcements I covered here. While …

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Dell Refreshes Latitude Line Of PCs At Dell Technologies World 2019

Yesterday I began my coverage of Dell Technologies World 2019 with my take on the company’s newly announced Dell Technologies Unified Workspace offering. Today I wanted to focus on another  announcement from Dell’s premier annual tech conference—the 10th generation refresh of Dell’s Latitude mobile PC line. We got a preview of what was to come earlier this year …

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Review: The Dell XPS 15 2-in-1

The Dell  XPS 15 2-in-1 is designed to deliver the company’s highest level of performance in a thin and light platform. This platform is unique because it is the first time that Intel INTC -0.21% and AMD partnered together to deliver a single chip with both a high-performance CPU and GPU. With special memory technology and power balancing capabilities, it is designed for …

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Initial CES 2019 Observations: Patrick Moorhead

I spent the week in Las Vegas and wanted to share with you my initial CES 2019 observations: What happened: Intelligence: Amazon Alexa dominated the show with its services and partners while Google tried really hard to catch up with Amazon, even going so far as to build a roller coaster ride to get attention. …

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Dell Continues To Impress At CES 2019

This week I’ve been hard at work covering all the news and announcements from CES 2019 that I humanly can. There’s plenty to chew on from companies large and small, but one company that I always follow with rapt attention is Dell Technologies. It’s been in the news lately with its DVMT conversion plan (read …

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HP Spectre Folio: One Of The Most Unique Devices I’ve Ever Reviewed

HP Spectre Folio.  HP INC I have spent nearly 30 years in and around the personal computer market as a PC manufacturer, for the leading PC desktop search engine of its time, a PC processor company and today with my firm researching the entirety of computing device industry.  When I was younger, I used to …

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Microsoft Surface Event All About Maximizing ‘Whole Life Experiences’

Surface Pro 6 in black.  PATRICK MOORHEAD Today I attended Microsoft’s event in New York City where it unveiled a whole suite of Surface products and Windows updates geared toward enabling personal productivity and managing the balance between work and personal lives. These announcements come on the heels of Microsoft Ignite 2018 in Orlando, FL, …

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HP Inc. Announces Incredible Looking, Leather Bound, New Form Factor PC

HP Spectre Folio.   HP INC. I have been in and around the personal computer industry nearly 30 years and have seen many innovative technologies, business models and designs. Some of them worked commercially, some were lighthouse positioning statements and some of them just flopped. The great thing about the PC industry is that it’s fearless- …

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Intel Rolls Out More 8th Gen Offerings For Thin And Light Notebooks

The year-long rollout of Intel’s 8th Gen Core Processors  INTEL This week, Intel announced the release of two new 8th Generation Intel Core Processors, the U-series and the Y-series of mobile processors for thin and light laptops. The six new chips that make up these two series are the latest additions to a long series …

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Samsung Sneaks Out Sexy New Galaxy Tab 4 Prior To Unpacked Event

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4.  SAMSUNG While Samsung’s Galaxy phones get all the headlines, the company is doing well in the tablet market. IDC’s Q2 2018 tablet tracker had Samsung Electronics in the #2 tablet unit market share position shipping 5.3M units, second only to Apple. The tablet market has skewed into what I consider low-end …

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Asus NovaGo Review: Always Connected PC With Crazy Productivity Battery Life

Asus NovaGo I spent a decent amount of time with the Asus NovaGo laptop, and I recently took it with me on a 4-day trip to Cisco Live. On this trip, I only brought the NovaGo and no other PC (which is rare for me). This allowed me to fully experience the NovaGo in my …

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Review: ASUS NovaGo Always Connected Windows 2-in-1 PC

The new ASUS NovaGo Always Connected 2-in-1 PC The competition in the PC market is starting to heat up again. Now that the market has effectively reached its maximum size, we are starting to see more unique and new offerings from other players. One such of these offerings is the new ASUS NovaGo Always Connected …

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