Intel’s Project Athena laptops can sense when you’re near

We've heard Intel talk up its Project Athena program to provide long-lasting, high-spec laptops for months now, and the company finally shared the specifications a few weeks ago. Here at Computex, we're getting our first look at the initial sla...

Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.2 million

Today, bidding on a laptop packed with some of the world's most dangerous malware closed at $1.2 million. Dubbed "The Persistence of Chaos," the Samsung NC10 contains six viruses that have caused an estimated $95 billion in damages. Despite what you...

ASUS releases a 30th anniversary edition ZenFone 6 and ZenBook

ASUS turned 30 last month, so it's no surprise that the company saved some special edition products for Computex. What we have here are the ZenFone 6 Edition 30, ZenBook Edition 30 and Prime X299 Edition 30 motherboard -- a fitting trio to reflect th...

NVIDIA is bringing pro-level Quadro RTX GPUs to laptops

NVIDIA has succeeded in shrinking its beefy Quadro RTX 5000 graphics hardware in order to bring it to laptops. The silicon offers 3,072 CUDA cores and 48 RT cores, paired with 384 Tensor cores and 16GB GDDR6 RAM, same as the version available for des...

Teardown shows Apple’s latest effort to fix MacBook Pro keyboard

What did Apple mean when it said it changed materials to improve the keyboard on 2019 MacBook Pros? You should now have a better idea. iFixit has torn down the laptop to reveal at least a pair of changes to the butterfly mechanism that might affect...

Acer’s Nitro 5 and Swift 3 laptops pack the latest AMD Ryzen processors

Acer isn't just sticking to Intel for chips in its latest laptops. The company has rolled out versions of its Nitro 5 gaming laptop and Swift 3 thin-and-light that pack second-generation Ryzen Mobile processors. The 15.6-inch Nitro 5 (above) carries...