When you think “gaming laptop,” it’s impossible not to think of Dell and Alienware. They set the gold standard for gaming rigs year after year, and the new AMD-powered Alienware m17 R5 and the more budget-friendly Intel-powered Dell G16 continue that trend.
Lenovo is synonymous with quality computers. They make devices for every budget and use case, and they’re consistently raising the bar for themselves. This year’s crop of new computers brings further innovation and power to Lenovo’s family of PCs, so brace your wallets and get excited!
Sure, we’re all fans of laptops that let us work or game anywhere, but when you need to buckle down and get some serious work done or blow off some steam while gaming, nothing beats the power and upgrade potential that you get with a desktop. Dell has two new desktop towers for both work and play with the Dell XPS Desktop and the 25th Anniversary Alienware Aurora!
Lenovo Legion might sound like a branch of the robot uprising, but it’s actually Lenovo‘s gaming arm. They combine the reliability and power you already expect from Lenovo with the fun of gaming!
It feels like we’re slowly emerging into a sense of new normal, with the opportunity to get out and emerge into the world again finally. And like the flowers blooming, and the weather getting warmer…new Dell and Alienware computers are also springing into life!
If there’s one thing we learned a year into the pandemic, it’s that we always need new ways to stay entertained. If you’ve run out of things to stream, and your computer is screaming for mercy after being put through working all day and gaming all night, Dell and Alienware have the solution with new AMD Ryzen computers with NVIDIA graphics to handle all your gaming needs and wants!
Nothing says CES like new laptops, and Acer has a whole crop of them for us! Whether you’re looking for an all-around workhorse or the chance to become a master gamer, you’re covered with the new Acer Predator Triton 300 SE, Acer Predator Helios 300, Acer Nitro 5, Acer Aspire 7, and the Acer Aspire 5.
You can’t talk PC gaming without including Alienware, and that’s because they’ve consistently pushed the envelope of power and aesthetics to create computers that look amazing and perform even better. Brace yourself and get your gaming chair warmed up for the Alienware m15 and m17 R4 laptops and the Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 desktop!
You might hear “Lenovo” and think “excellent business laptop,” but they do more than work hard. The Lenovo Legion line of gaming laptops aims to bring the same level of power and excellence to your gaming as they do to your day job (unless your day job title is Gamer). The latest Legion laptops and accessories are here to bring your gaming to the next level!
Laptops and tablets get all the attention, but for long-haul working and gaming, you want a monitor. 10-15″ screens are great for when you’re on the go, but when you’re home, you can settle into the true luxury you get from 27″+ screens, insanely high definitions, and a screen refresh rate that makes you the absolute envy of Spider Solitaire players everywhere. If that sounds good to you, then read on for Acer‘s updated gaming monitors, the Predator XB273U NX, Predator XB323QK NV, and the Nitro XV282K!
Unfortunately, things have not gone back to normal simply because it’s 2021. Case in point, CES is virtual, but that doesn’t mean there’s not a significant amount of big news coming. Lenovo has a big slate of computer updates and future products for us to anticipate, as well as a peek at the new LAVIE MINI prototype — so let’s dive right in!
Acer makes a huge slate of PCs, and they make sure to throw some love towards gamers with their Predator line of accessories, computers, and monitors. They’re updating their Predator Orion line of desktops to support NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs, plus they’ve got a monitor that will keep up every frame of the way! Predator Orion 9000: Acer says this is for hardcore gamers, with the ability to handle any AAA titles, plus it comes with 3 Predator Frostblade fans to keep it from getting too toasty. Also, you can admire the whole setup with a tempered glass…
There are fast computers, and then there are FAST COMPUTERS. What you or I might consider fast for a consumer is very different than the needs of an architect, graphic designer, game designer, or any other processor-intensive workload. Lenovo and AMD have upgraded the ThinkStation P620 with the speedy and vaguely threateningly-named AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro Processor, putting absolutely top of the line power into one desktop.
Complete with an all-new design and a host of upgrades that users of the previous NVIDIA Shield, Nvidia’s new SHIELD TV is faster, smarter, and even more portable. I’ve had my hands on one for the past few weeks, and it’s becoming one of my favorite streaming devices.
We’re headed into the fall, which means major refreshed lineups of all kinds of tech in time for the holiday season. Dell and Alienware are here to capture your imagination and your wallet with all-new XPS, Inspiron, Alienware, and Dell G devices!
I work in a male-dominated field, so I understand the need for more women in STEM. So does the Global Semiconductor Alliance, and they’re rolling out a Women’s Leadership Initiative to help encourage more women to get involved in science and technology.
If you read my Huawei MateBook 13 review, you’ll know that I am a huge fan of the 3:2 aspect ratio on a laptop’s screen. If you are, too (or even if you’re just curious about it), you’ll want to check out the updated MateBook X Pro and the brand new MateBook 14.
Last year we took a look at the MateBook X Pro, Huawei’s answer to the MacBook Pro for PC users. Now Huawei is taking on the MacBook Air with their Huawei MateBook 13. You’ll be intrigued by its speed, build quality, comfortable keyboard and touchpad, and the narrow bezels on the touchscreen. But there’s even more to like.
If you’ve read my previous review about the NVIDIA SHIELD, then you know how much I love it. The ability to watch YouTube, DirecTV Now, HBO, Netflix, as well as play games, makes it a must-have device not just in my home but also when I travel.
If you are serious about cord-cutting, then I’m sure you’ve heard of Fire Stick and Roku, but let me just put it to you as simple as it can be: None of them can hold a candle to the NVIDIA Shield TV.
Cord cutting just got easier with the Tablo Dual OTA DVR, an Over-The-Air DVR that allows you to stream or record two free HD broadcast channels at once. With 64GB built-in storage and Ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity, you can get streaming right out of the box; all you need is an antenna.