Microsoft: ARM-Based Windows Laptops Will Have Amazing Battery Life

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Microsoft is crowing that its upcoming ARM laptops will offer multi-day battery life. And while they well may do that, there’s reason to withhold judgment until we know how they compare with existing x86 products.

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Dell Adds GTX 1060, 4K to Inspiron 7000 Gaming Laptops

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Dell has refreshed its Inspiron 7000 Gaming Laptops with new options, including a GTX 1060, a 4K display, and Thunderbolt 3. We discuss the laptop and ways to keep your gaming system running cool and quiet, even while gaming.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/254842-dell-adds-gtx-1060-thunderbolt-3-4k-displays-inspiron-7000-gaming-laptops?source=Computing

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Leaked Microsoft Memo Reveals High Return Rates on Surface Hardware

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Last week, Microsoft claimed Consumer Reports’ decision to yank recommendations for its laptops was based on bad data. A leaked memo has revealed this as a lie; Microsoft’s rate of return on some products has been quite high.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254107-leaked-microsoft-memo-reveals-high-return-rates-surface-hardware?source=Computing

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Microsoft, Lenovo to Ship Sub-$300 Windows 10 S Notebooks

Microsoft has announced the first shipping laptops with Windows 10 S at a price tag under $300, but its own partners don’t seem to have gotten the message.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253619-microsoft-lenovo-team-ship-sub-300-windows-10-s-notebooks?source=Computing

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Nvidia-powered Max-Q Laptops Target Thin and Light Gaming

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By optimizing performance, Max-Q can make gaming laptops with a desktop-class GTX 1080 almost as thin as a standard ultraportable notebook.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250076-nvidia-powered-max-q-gaming-laptops-will-thinner-powerful?source=Computing

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Someone is trying to sell the stolen Razer triple-screen laptop prototypes

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Last week, Razer reported its Project Valerie triple-screen laptops had been stolen from CES. Now, one of them has turned up online, courtesy of Chinese reseller Taobao. Even if you’ve got more than $20,000 to drop on a laptop, we recommend not buying these particular prototypes.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242709-someone-trying-sell-stolen-razer-triple-screen-laptop-prototypes?source=Computing

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Apple’s MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has some serious battery life problems

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Apple’s latest laptops are suffering some significant battery life problems, and there’s no known common issue to tie them all together. Some systems have AMD GPUs, but not all of them, and the problem appears to be cropping up on both 13-inch and 15-inch hardware.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/240728-apples-new-macbook-pro-touch-bar-massive-battery-life-problems?source=Computing

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The Macbook Pro update will finally be coming this fall, report suggests

Apple is expected to debut a new line of MacBook laptops at some point in the last quarter of the year, with the long-forgotten Macbook Pro expected to finally get an update

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/09/macbook-pro-update-will-finally-be-coming-this-fall-report-suggests.html

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Dell moves to fix built-in security flaw

Dell has announced a fix for the “eDellRoot” certificate it installed on laptops and PCs that “unintentionally introduced a security vulnerability risk” to its customers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/24/dell-moves-to-fix-built-in-security-flaw.html

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