Enabling All AppsUsing an x86 chip over an Arm chip in the Galaxy Book S means Samsung's machine will support all Windows apps. If Samsung opted for an Arm chip and Windows 10 on Arm, 32-bit x86 apps would have to be emulated, and 64-bit apps wouldn't run at all. Some Windows programs have been compiled for Arm, but they're not all there yet. The Lakefield version of the Book S should offer far fewer limitations in that regard. … [Read more...] about Samsung Debuts First Intel Lakefield Laptop
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Intel later pressed the box into service with its Core i9-9900KS, a highly-binned variant of the Core i9-9900K, but now Intel tells its customers they will need to place their last orders for the packaging by June 26. As for the translucent blue dodecahedron, Intel's PCN says the company will replace it with the standard Intel cardboard box. … [Read more...] about Intel Kills Off Core i9-9900K Speciality Dodecahedron Packaging
The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X, a 2.9-GHz, 64-core processor that's one of the best CPUs for 3D modelers, is now on sale for $3,449.99 at Amazon. That’s $540.01 off its $3990.00 price when it launched earlier this year, and its lowest price ever, according to CamelCamelCamel. … [Read more...] about AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Is $540 off Launch Price
Dell claims the display on the XPS 17 has a 93.7% screen-to-body ratio. It also comes in at the 16:10 aspect ratio, which allows for a bit more vertical room when multitasking. Screen options include a 4K Ultra HD+ (3,840 x 2,400) resolution touch panel, or a FHD+ (1,920 x 1,200) resolution panel. For content creation, the 4K option is best, as it sports an anti-reflective coating, 1,600:1 contrast ratio, and 500 nits of brightness. The 4K model covers 100% of Adobe RGB and 94% of DCI-P3 color gamut. … [Read more...] about Dell XPS 17 vs. MacBook Pro 16-inch: Which big laptop reigns supreme?
On our web browsing test, the Duet lasted almost 14 hours, which is again an excellent score and is more than three times as long as the Surface Go 2. This laptop will get you through a day and a half of work or more before you need to top it off. If you want to watch video, then you’ll be slightly less impressed with the Duet; it managed 12.5 hours looping our local Full HD Avengers trailer, which is good but not great. The Surface Go 2 managed around an hour less, which is the only battery test where it could compete with the Duet. … [Read more...] about Lenovo IdeaPad Duet review: Great Chrome tablet at nice price