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Asus refreshes ZenBook UX310 with seventh-generation Intel CPUs

Variants of the Asus ZenBook UX310 ultrabook have appeared overseas packing new seventh-generation CPUs from Intel. Beyond that, they're mostly unchanged, with the ZenBook UX310UQ model featuring a discrete GeForce 940M graphics chip, too.
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You can save $140 on this awesome Asus Zenbook

These days it's hard to find a laptop that's fit for both work and play, but the 13.3-inch Asus Zenbook UX305UA comes as close as you can get. Here's how you can save $140 on one of the best ultrabook values currently on the market.
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The Vaio S could be a MacBook competitor, if not for one major flaw

The Vaio S does a decent job imitating the perfect ultrabook, and it’s powerful enough to justify its price, but it has at one special feature that makes it stand out in the worst way.
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Macbook Air vs Dell XPS 13: Clash of the tiny titans

Apple's Macbook Air and Dell's XPS 13 both received revisions in 2015. They're both quality machines, but only one of them will come out in the showdown of ultraportable hardware and design.
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Happy to wait for the Core? Razer’s Blade Stealth is now available

If you like the idea of having a powerful, portable system and an even more capable gaming laptop at home, then the Blade Stealth might be what you're looking for. You just need to wait for its Core graphics module to be readied first.
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LG's latest PC is an impossibly thin ultrabook for everyone

LG's new Gram 15 isn't just the lightest laptop of its size. It absolutely shatters the previous record. But if there's a point where cutting weight becomes counter-productive, the LG is fast approaching it.
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The Blade Stealth lacks a GPU, but an external graphics option makes up for that

Packing high-end internals into the new Razer Blade Stealth is impressive enough, but the Core external video card takes it a step further, adding desktop-class gaming to the otherwise svelte machine.
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Razer slims down at CES 2016 with new ultrabook, external video card enclosure

Razer has never been shy about expanding into new areas, but with a new ultrabook, desktop video card adapter, and Intel RealSense webcam, it's clear that there's no stopping the spread of the brand's influence.
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Lenovo's Ideapad 710S is a budget hero with limited options

The $800 Lenovo Ideapad 710S looks set to take down competitors with a Core i5 processor and 1080p display, but buyers with fat stacks to spend might be disappointed by its high-end options.
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The laptop I’m bringing to Las Vegas for CES might surprise you

Choosing the right laptop for CES is as important as picking comfortable shoes, and there were plenty of options. The system that made the cut probably isn't the one you expect.
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Samsung launches Skylake-equipped Ativ Book 9 in South Korea, coming soon to the U.S.

It looks like Samsung has heard the cries of its naysayers and decided to act with a new lightweight notebook it's calling the Ativ Book 9 Lite, which bolsters a slick new Skylake processor to address performance complaints.
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LG goes big on thin laptops and ultra-wide monitors for CES 2016

With all the excitement around CES, it's not hard to believe LG just couldn't hold onto its secrets any longer. The company has announced its upcoming 4K and ultrawide monitors, plus a new 15-inch laptop.
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Here are the 5 best Ultrabooks on the market

Looking for the best Ultrabooks out there? These five will work great no matter what you need, be it style, business sense, affordability, or even gaming power. You can't go wrong with any of these choices for an upgrade.
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For laptops, how thin is too thin?

As competition from mobile devices ramps up, laptops are becoming thinner than ever before — but are manufacturers putting form ahead of functionality?
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Toshiba’s Portégé Z20t can last two work days on a single charge

Toshiba is raising the bar on battery life with its Portégé Z20t, a 2-in-1 that can last almost eighteen hours on a single charge.
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The 12-inch Retina MacBook Air rumors are flying: Here’s the latest

Apple is due for a new MacBook Air, and the rumor mill is in full churn. This time, however, some of the speculation makes sense. Here's what we've heard about the new Air - and what we think will actually happen.
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Intel’s new Core M chips open the door for thinner, lighter, fanless PCs

Intel has revealed its 5th-generation Core M chips, which could use less than five watts of power, and extend battery life by close to two hours. Will Core M be enough to make consumers buy new notebooks equipped with these chips in droves?
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How to buy an Ultrabook: Beyond the specs

All Ultrabooks can start to look alike when you just examine the hardware, but a number of other factors can make the difference between a laptop you love and a laptop you loathe. From the touch and feel to heat management, here are a…