Dell Sells PCs Without Intel’s Management Engine, but With Tradeoffs

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It’s technically possible to buy a laptop without Intel’s Management Engine enabled, but there are significant tradeoffs and these systems aren’t typically available to ordinary consumers. Read on for details.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260219-dell-sells-pcs-without-intel-management-engine-tradeoffs?source=Computing

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Microsoft Surface Book 2 review: sweet overkill for your stick figure drawings

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This flagship laptop has a detachable 15-inch screen and plenty of power inside.

Microsoft’s flagship laptop is a powerful creative tool with a serious price tag.

The original article can be found here: https://www.popsci.com/microsoft-surface-book-2-review?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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This Raspberry Pi Laptop Lets You Peek Inside to See the Components

The new pi-top laptop is a Raspberry Pi-based system with an eight-hour battery, 1080p display, and an interesting slide-out keyboard that allows direct access to the RBP board beneath.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257471-raspberry-pi-laptop-lets-peek-inside-see-components?source=Computing

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Dell Announces First Laptop With Wireless Charging, as 2-in-1s Surge

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The new Dell Latitude 7285 is the first laptop to ship with wireless charging — and it packs a number of other features as well.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/252357-dell-announces-first-wirelessly-charging-laptop-2-1-sales-surge?source=Computing

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Microsoft Will Let You Revert Your Surface Laptop to Windows 10 S

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The Surface Laptop can now be reverted to Windows 10 S if you don’t like having the full version of Windows 10 Pro, Unfortunately, you’ll have to wipe the machine to do it.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251153-microsoft-surface-laptop-revert-windows-10-s-if-you-hate-running-applications?source=Computing

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iFixit Labels the Surface Laptop a ‘Glue-Filled Monstrosity’

According to iFixit, the Surface Laptop isn’t repairable at all. In fact, it got a 0 out of 10 for repairability and was labeled a “glue-filled monstrosity.” Ouch.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251046-ifixit-labels-surface-laptop-glue-filled-monstrosity?source=Computing

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Surface Laptop Review Roundup: Nice Hardware, Windows 10 S Disappoints

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Reviews of the Windows 10 S-equipped Surface Laptop have hit the ground — is this the Surface for regular users, or another niche device?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250826-surface-laptop-review-roundup-great-hardware-windows-10-s-leaves-reviewers-cold?source=Computing

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Can Microsoft's Surface Laptop put some hurt on the Chromebook and MacBook?

Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop is aimed at Google’s education-centric Chromebook and a longstanding student favorite, the MacBook. But the Surface Laptop may be a tough sell considering its design.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/04/can-microsofts-surface-laptop-put-some-hurt-on-chromebook-and-macbook.html

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Microsoft introduces new Surface Laptop, system upgrades at EDU event

Microsoft has unveiled its new Surface Laptop, which is specifically designed for college students.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/02/microsoft-introduces-new-surface-laptop-system-upgrades-at-edu-event.html

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Apple tumbles down laptop brand survey after tepid reaction to new MacBooks

After taking first place every year since 2010 in Laptop Mag’s survey of the best and worst laptop brands, Apple has dropped to fifth place in the 2017 edition of the survey.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/11/apple-tumbles-down-laptop-brand-survey-after-tepid-reaction-to-new-macbooks.html

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Haggling Really Works When You Buy a New TV, Laptop, or Other Device

If you’re planning to buy an ultrathin laptop or a 4K TV in the next few months, you may want to brush up on your negotiation skills.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/01/haggling-really-works-when-buy-new-tv-laptop-or-other-device.html

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Razer debuts new triple-screened laptop as its latest CES innovation

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Razer’s latest CES proof-of-concept is a laptop with additional 4K displays. Three 4K 17-inch panels sounds like a fairly interesting machine, though we wouldn’t want to take bets on its battery life.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/242185-razer-debuts-new-triple-screened-laptop-latest-ces-innovation?source=Computing

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Apple’s new MacBook Pro is the first MacBook Consumer Reports won’t recommend

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Apple’s latest laptop is the first MacBook Pro to fail to earn a Consumer Reports recommendation. The culprit? Incredibly terrible and wildly varying battery life. Apple can claim its hardware is performing as designed all it wants, but end-users are clearly seeing something different.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241593-apples-new-macbook-pro-first-macbook-consumer-reports-wont-recommend?source=Computing

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