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Laptop Supply Chains

(Photo: Vandan Patel/Unsplash)If you thought COVID-19 was done impacting supply chains on a major scale, you’d unfortunately be wrong. Electronics makers in Kunshan—a major city in China’s Jiangsu province—are again being required to adjust their operations to comply with new epidemic response measures affecting much of the country. Thanks to …

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Winning the Laptop Market

CES is always good for a peek at what companies are planning for the future, and the show in 2022 was no exception. Intel and AMD both updated their respective mobile roadmaps for 2022 last week. Apple hasn’t made any major announcements recently, but the company’s plan for ramping its …

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Cryptocurrency Miners

  According to a new report, cryptocurrency miners aren’t just buying up desktop PC GPUs — they’ve started hoovering up gaming laptops as well. This has kept gaming laptop sales high through Q1 when normally the market would have cooled off by now. This information comes courtesy of DigiTimes, via …

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Modular Laptop Coming 2021

  User-expandable, customizable laptops have been a holy grail of computing for a long time, but they’ve remained more fiction than reality. Intel’s NUC laptop line offers some limited customization, but concepts like I/O flexibility have remained just that — concepts. A new startup named Framework argues it can change …

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Microsoft Launches Surface Go

  Microsoft made a pair of hardware announcements today. First, the company debuted a surprise $549 Surface Laptop Go. This is the first time we’ve seen Microsoft push the Surface Laptop family to a price point this low, though there are some hefty compromises that may make this a limited-utility …

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Lenovo X1 Foldable Screen

  In 2019, several vendors — most notably Samsung — boldly launched the first wave of foldable phones. In theory, the concept sounds amazing, allowing a phone to expand out to tablet-size for watching content, then shrink down to handset size for talking or texting. First-generation devices were generally abysmal, …

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Massive Laptop Shortage

  As school districts spin up with various remote distance and in-classroom learning plans to combat COVID-19, they’ve needed far more computers than typical for the back-to-school season. This is causing problems because — again, thanks to COVID-19 — the number of computers currently available for purchase is much lower …

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