Laptops

Panasonic Announces Availability of New Toughbooks in Malaysia

by Pang Tun Yau · 7 days ago · 8 Comments · 2k views

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Panasonic, the makers of the famous Toughbook line of rugged and semi-rugged mobile computers, has announced the availability of three new models for the Malaysian market. The company also opened a new Toughbook configuration centre in Johor, which will serve the entire South East Asian region.

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Review: Asus ROG G501 – a Slim and Light Premium Gaming Laptop

by Andrew Cheng · 2 weeks ago · 11 Comments · 6.3k views

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Asus has been releasing one slim laptop after another. The UX305, for one, is an extremely slim and lightweight laptop that offers plenty value for money. The ROG G501, on the other hand, is a much beefier offering. While it’s not as slim or light as the UX305, it’s one of the thinnest and lightest gaming laptops in the market with a gorgeous chassis. The top-of-the-line model even comes with a 4K display. But the question is: is the ultra-sharp display more of a gimmick, or is there a practical side to it? 

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Rumours Of New Microsoft Hardware Begin To Surface

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 1.9k views

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Windows 10 is here, and the first round of devices with Microsoft’s new OS pre-installed are already beginning to appear. With that in mind, rumours about new Microsoft first-party devices are also picking up. It looks like we might be seeing a new Microsoft Surface Pro sooner than expected. 

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Lenovo U31 Ultrabook Spotted on SIRIM, Smaller Variant of the U41

by Andrew Cheng · 2 weeks ago · 4 Comments · 1.7k views

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When we reviewed the Lenovo U41 (one of the best Ultrabooks on a budget), Lenovo Malaysia did not mention whether its smaller variant, the U31, will be available in Malaysia. Well, seeing how we have spotted it on SIRIM, there’s a very good chance it will be sold alongside its bigger variant soon.

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New Mac OS X Vulnerabilities Allows Attackers to Hijack a Mac

by Huei Song · 2 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 872 views

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Just a couple of days ago, Apple released an update for its Mac OS X (version 10.10.5) to fix a security flaw, and it looks like a security researcher has discovered two new vulnerabilities.

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Lenovo Has Been Using A Windows Anti-Theft Feature To Prevent Its Software From Being Deleted

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 6 Comments · 1.5k views

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Lenovo had better prepare for another round of backlash against its pre-installed software practices. The company has been discovered to have been using an anti-theft feature on all Windows computers to ensure that it’s own software is not removed; even if the user performs a completely fresh reinstall of the operating system.

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Acer Malaysia Begins To Ship Aspire E Series Laptops With Pre-Installed Windows 10

by Chief Chapree · 3 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 1k views

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In addition to the newly launched Aspire R11, it turns out that Acer Malaysia has actually begin to ship more products with Windows 10 pre-installed in them. This was confirmed by Johnson Seet, Head of Mobile Computing and Smart Handheld for Acer Malaysia during the launch of Aspire R11 last week who also claimed that Acer is one of the first brand in the Malaysia to deliver products with pre-installed Windows 10.

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Sony Advises VAIO Users To Delay Windows 10 Update

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 12 Comments · 1.2k views

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VAIO users have been warned against updating their laptops to Windows 10 for the time being. Sony is still testing drivers for the new operating system, and it is not yet ready to offer support for the older machines.

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Lenovo Announces ThinkPad P70 And P50; Mobile Workstations Powered By The Sixth Generation Intel Xeon Processor

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 1.9k views

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Lenovo has wasted no time in announce its lineup of mobile workstations powered by the new sixth generation Intel Xeon processors. The ThinkPad P70 and P50 are aimed at professionals, and pack some hefty internals.

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Intel Is Bringing Xeon Processors To Laptops

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 1.4k views

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Intel appears to be whole heartedly embracing the move to mobile computing with its next generation of Skylake processors. First, were the leaks of unlocked variants of Skylake for gaming notebooks; now, the company has revealed that it will also be bringing professional grade Intel Xeon processors to laptops as well.

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Acer Officially Launches Aspire R11 For RM 1,499: Pre-Installed With Windows 10

by Chief Chapree · 4 weeks ago · 4 Comments · 3.4k views

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First revealed at Acer’s massive global press conference in New York four months ago, the company has officially launched the new Aspire R11 convertible laptop in Malaysia today. While we already knew early on that Acer’s intention to release the device into our market, the company has decided to offer it just in time with the recent release of Windows 10.

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Acer’s New Cloudbooks Are Windows 10 Machines That Start at RM655

by Andrew Cheng · 4 weeks ago · 6 Comments · 3.9k views

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Acer has announced two new slim and inexpensive laptops: the Aspire One Cloudbook 11 and 14. With the most affordable model going for only US$169 (about RM655), these are perhaps one of the most affordable Windows laptops in the market. However, in order to bring down the price, certain sacrifices had to be made.

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