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Lenovo's IdeaPad 5i Chromebook features a 16-inch display and full-sized keyboard

Like many other tech companies this week, Lenovo is at IFA Berlin sharing details about what it has in store for the end of the year. The company’s 2022 holiday lineup includes the first-ever 16-inch Chromebook. You can configure the IdeaPad 5i with a 2.5K 16:10 LCD that features a 120Hz refresh rate and a modest 350 nits of brightness. Thanks to its larger size, the IdeaPad 5i also comes with a…
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Dell's XPS 13 Plus Developer Edition is the first laptop certified for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Dell’s XPS 13 Plus Developer Edition is the first laptop to be certified for the Ubuntu 22.04 LTS version of Linux, Canonical announced. That means you can buy one starting in August with Ubuntu pre-installed, while current owners of the XPS 13 Plus model sold with Windows 11 can download and install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS “and receive the same hardware-optimized experience.”  The…
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Apple may release M2 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros as early as this fall

Less than a year after announcing the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros, Apple reportedly plans to update those devices as early as this fall. Responding to a reader question in his latest Power On newsletter (via 9to5Mac), Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman says the company is already working on M2 versions of the 14- and 16-inch models. According to Gurman, the design and features of the two computers are…
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Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro is $250 off right now

If you’ve already decided you want to go big on your next laptop, consider the 16-inch MacBook Pro. We gave it a score of 92 in our review, and we didn’t find too much to knock it for. However, it’s pretty pricey with its $2,499 starting price. But right…
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Apple's MacBook Air M2 ships July 15, with pre-orders starting July 8

Good news for those who’ve been waiting for Apple’s colorful laptops to come out: The new M2-powered MacBook Air will be available for pre-order starting on July 8th at 5AM PDT/8AM EDT. It was first introduced in June at WWDC alongside the redesigned 13-inch MacBook Pro that’s similarly powered by the tech giant’s new M2 chip, but Apple had released the latter first. Those…
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