What’s even better is that HP won’t be the only manufacturer to integrate the solution. Intel is working with Tile to create a similar solution to the one implemented in the Elite Dragonfly, although there will apparently be some differences. We don’t know the specifics, but it appears that the more widespread solution will work when a laptop is sleeping but not completely turned off, and it will integrate with Intel’s vPro infrastructure to support remote lock and wipe. It will, therefore, be more like Apple’s Find My Mac feature than HP’s implementation. … [Read more...] about Built-in Tile is one of my favorite laptop features to ever exist
Brave Together is not quite as dynamic or integrated as incumbents such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or Google Meet, at least in the enterprise world. Instead, it will likely present itself as a compelling option for casual get-togethers or for more privacy-centric businesses. On top of that, since it’s still in a development phase, so it could be weeks before its public release. … [Read more...] about Privacy-focused Brave browser tests end-to-end encrypted video calling
Price and design Dell’s XPS 17 starts at $1,500, and Apple’s MacBook Pro 16-inch starts at $2,399. That sounds like a big difference, but these base models can’t be compared on an apples-to-apples basis. The XPS 17 starts with a 1,920 x 1,200 resolution screen, a 256GB SSD, 8GB of RAM, a Core i5-10300H, and integrated graphics. From there, it can be configured up to a 4K+ screen, RTX 2060 graphics, a Core i9-10885H, 64GB of RAM, and 8TB of storage. We’ll know more about the exact configuration options of the XPS 17 when it launches later this summer. … [Read more...] about Dell XPS 17 vs. MacBook Pro 16-inch: Which big laptop reigns supreme?
In terms of synthetic benchmarks, the first test I ran was Geekbench 4 (Geekbench 5 isn’t available for the Duet, likely due to the processor) The Duet scored 1,376 on the single-core test and 5528 on the multi-core test. That’s near the bottom of our database, particularly the single-core test that is beat out by older Intel Pentium processors. Next, I ran the Speedometer 2.0 test to see how well the MediaTek CPU performs compared to the Intel alternatives on web-related tasks. The Duet scored 27 on the test, which places it at the very bottom of our rankings. Again, you have to look at older Intel Pentium processors to see the same level of performance. … [Read more...] about Lenovo IdeaPad Duet review: Great Chrome tablet at nice price
Compatibility and price Neither the RTX 2060 or the GTX 1660 Ti are monstrous graphics cards that will stress your power supply or the interior design of your PC. The 1660 Ti is a much smaller card, however, making it a better pick for most compact systems built on the mATX or Mini-ITX form-factor. You wouldn’t need anything more than a 450- or 500-watt PSU in your system for either of these cards. Even 400 watts may be sufficient for the 1660 Ti. … [Read more...] about Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti vs. RTX 2060