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Top 9 Best Laptops You Can Get This Month (May 2018)

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It’s actually been a while since I made posts about laptops so I’ll make it up to you by writing this post. Most of us use our mobile devices for almost all the tasks we need to do – send an email , upload a document,etc. but there are still features that laptop’s have that aren’t available on our smartphones yet.

Here are the best laptops I think you should check out

#1 HP Spectre x360


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The design of this computer is definitely amazing. I’m certain if you search for the best designed laptops in the world, this pc would definitely make the top of the lists with its sleek and minimal design. Of course it comes along with great hardware iinside. The 360-degree rotatable display attached to it further makes it convenient for you to use this device anywhere around in any situation.

Spec Sheet

  • CPU: 2.2GHz Intel Core i5-5200 (dual-core, 3MB cache, up to 2.7GHz with Turbo Boost)
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • RAM: 8GB DDR3 (1600Mhz)
  • Screen: 13.3-inch, 1,920 x 1,080 FHD Radiance LED-backlit touchscreen
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Ports: 3x USB 3.0; HDMI, mini DisplayPort, headphone/microphone combo
  • Connectivity: 802.11ac (2×2) and Bluetooth 4.0 combo
  • Camera: HP TrueVision Full HD WVA Webcam (front-facing); Integrated dual digital microphones
  • Weight: 3.26 pounds
  • Size: 12.79 x 8.6 x 0.63 inches (W x D x H)

#2 Dell XPS 13

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If you are looking for a high end or top-notch device that could do you even the most complex tasks with complete ease this is definitely one of the best. You’ll be shocked at what Dell has to offer for you inside this package.

Spec sheet

  • CPU: 2.3GHz Intel Core i5-6200U (dual-core, 3MB cache, up to 2.8 GHz with Turbo Boost)
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520
  • RAM: 8GB LPDDR3 (1,866MHz)
  • Screen: 13.3-inch QHD+ (3,200 x 1,800) InfinityEdge touch display
  • Storage: 256GB PCIe SSD
  • Ports: 1 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 3.0 w/PowerShare, 1 x USB Type C and Thunderbolt 3, SD card reader, headset jack
  • Connectivity: DW1820A 2×2 802.11ac 2.4/5GHz; Bluetooth 4.1
  • Camera: 720p widescreen HD webcam with dual array digital microphones
  • Weight: 2.93 pounds (1.32kg)
  • Size: 11.97 x 7.87 x 0.35 – 0.59 inches (W x D x H) (30.4 x 19.9 x 0.89-1.5mm)

#3 HP Envy 14-joo8tx

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Coming to laptop’s I’m not a huge fan of HP and Apple products. Nevertheless, those two companies make really great computers .This is another great laptop from  HP, built with same passion but HP compromised on the specs in order to reduce the cost, However it can definitely beat any other laptop in a similar price rangewhen it comes to performance.This current gen HP Envy 14 – J008TX is the direct successor to last year’s HP Envy k102tx. The latest refresh brings a more power efficient 5th Gen processor from Intel, Nvidia 900 series GPU, 12GB of RAM and more


#4 Apple MacBook Air 13


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Like I said , I’m not a big fan of Apple products .However the Macbook 13 Air kind of makes sense. It’ll definitely work well for you if you’re looking to have a taste of what it feels like using a non-windows computer.

Specs

CPU: 3.1GHz Intel Core i5-7267U (dual-core, 4MB cache, up to 3.5GHz)
Graphics: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650
RAM: 8GB (2,133MHz LPDDR3)
Screen: 13.3-inch, 2,560 x 1,600 Retina LED display (IPS, 500 nits brightness, wide color P3 gamut)
Storage: 256GB SSD (PCIe 3.0)
Ports: 4 x Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C), headphone/mic jack
Connectivity: 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2
Camera: 720p FaceTime HD webcam
Weight: 3.02 pounds (1.37kg)
Size: 11.97 x 8.36 x 0.59 inches (30.41 x 21.24 x 1.49cm; W x D x H)

#5 Asus UX305LA-FB055T


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Asus are definitely among the companies that produce the finest laptops in the world from small parts of the computer devices like  the RAM modules to the large parts like the motherboards, processors etc, Asus is a top-rated manufacturer in each category.

CPU: Intel Core i7 5th Gen
RAM: 8 GB
Storage: 512 GB SSD
Display: 13.3
Graphic: Intel HD Graphics
Battery: 6-cell lithium ion

#6 Asus X555LJ XX132H


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This is for you if you just do moderate tasks on your laptop. It has a  large display and the good battery life is actually one of the selling points of this device.Asus X555LJ-XX132H is a stylish and powerful Mainstream Laptop and is powered by dual core clocked at a speed of 2.2 Ghz upto 2.7 Ghz and sports a 15.6 inch HD LED Backlit Display that comes with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels,so the picture quality is crisp and detailed.The screen size is big enough for an enriching gaming, surfing and video watching experience.On the memory front, the laptop is equipped with a hard drive of 1 TB and a 4 DDR3 RAM,thereby making it possible to store ample amount of data.All the above features ensure that you breeze through all your tasks throughout the day.The connectivity options available on the device are WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0,1 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.0, HDMI, VGA.It supports an optical Drive, comes with Built in HD Webcam, Multi media card reader.It is loaded with Stereo Speakers and Sonic Master for a great audio experience. –

#7 Lenovo Z51-70


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Lenovo focuses on making devices that not only assist you with moderate/ heavy tasks etc but also fit into your budget. It means that you can get devices with high specs from Lenovo at a much cheaper price .ProcessorIntel Core i5-5200U
Graphics adapterAMD Radeon R9 M375 – 2048 MB, Core: 1015 MHz, Memory: 2200 MHz, DDR3, 14.502.1002.1003, AMD Enduro
Memory8192 MB
, DDR3, 1600 MHz, single-channel, 2 memory banks, 1 filled
Display15.6 inch 16:9, 1920×1080 pixel, Chi Mei CMN15C4, TN LED, glossy: no
MainboardIntel Broadwell-U PCH-LP (Premium)
StorageSamsung PM871 MZYLN256HCHP, 256 GB
Weight2.3 kg ( = 81.13 oz / 5.07 pounds), Power Supply: 339 g ( = 11.96 oz / 0.75 pounds)



#8 Lenovo Yoga 500


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Foldable laptops are extremely flexible .With its 360 degrees screen type , you’re definitely going to love it. Also this laptop is also filled with tons of amazing hardware as well.

OS: Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 (Win 8.1 models upgradeable to Windows 10)
Processor: 5th Gen Intel Core i Processor
GPU: Intel HD Graphics, up to NVIDIA GeForce Graphics
Memory: from 4GB RAM, up to 8GB RAM
Colours: Black
Dimension: 340 x 235 x 21.5 mm (14-inch), 385 x 255 x 22.2 mm (15.6-inch)
Weight: 1.8 kg (14-inch), 2.1 kg (15.6-inch)

#9. Asus UX305FA

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I call this small but mighty. It looks small but its a giant when it comes to productivity, this small laptop has incredible powers hidden inside the case. If you are looking for a cheap alternative to big laptops and also want to the same specs  you should definitely go for it..

  • Processor. Intel® Core™ M 5Y10 Processor, …
  • Operating System. Windows 10 Home. …
  • Chipset. Integrated Intel® CPU.
  • Memory. LPDDR3 1600 MHz SDRAM, 4 GB, up to 8 GB.
  • Display. 13.3″ Auto IPS FHD (1920×1080)/IPS QHD+(3200 x 1800)
  • Graphic. Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 5300.
  • Storage. – 128GB SSD. …
  • Card Reader. 2 -in-1 card reader ( SD/ SDHC)

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Mercedes Benz Accused Of Using Car Tracking Software On Their Cars

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If you thought privacy issues end on social media then you might have to think again. Top Auto brand Mercedes Benz has been accused of using car tracking software to monitor drivers who use their cars.

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The secret car tracking sensors, were all built into all new and used motors sold by the firm’s dealers, to enable them pinpoint the vehicle’s exact location.

Mercedes Benz Using Car Tracking Software

Mercedes has refused to say how long it has used the sensors and has insisted the sensors are only activated in “extreme circumstances” — when certain customers have defaulted on payment.

However it has admitted to sharing car owner information and vehicle location details with third-party bailiffs and recovery firms who repossess the cars.

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British Ex cabinet minister David Davis has called for extensive investigation into the matter.

According to Davis, “This is not the first time big business has behaved like Big Brother — but it’s rare to be quite as deceitful as this, I have to question whether it is even legal to pass on information to other people such as bailiffs. I would think the relevant minister ought to look very closely at the legality of this procedure.”

British Human Rights Group, Liberty said Mercedes’ actions were disturbing and part of the “creeping growth of surveillance”.

Legal experts have also raised concerns. According to a legal practitioner, “Modern technology means our ability to keep personal information private is under threat like never before.

“Organisations that handle personal data need to be completely upfront about what they are doing. That Mercedes appear not to have been so in this case is concerning. Its customers may start to worry about what other personal information the company may be gathering, then passing on.”

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Personally, I have always said that privacy in the 21st Century is more or less an illusion. Just when you think all your data is secure, then it hits you. Mercedes isn’t the first to do this, however their rivals BMW, Jaguar Land Rover and Volkswagen have all denied that they do similar tracking.

An investigation by The Sun months ago revealed that Amazon staff can listen to Alexa recordings of British couples rowing, discussing private family matters — and having sex.

Yes you read that line, having sex. I haven’t seen something as obnoxious and bizarre as listening to conversations and sex at the same time. I don’t know the perverted employees Amazon has employed but it’s not acceptable.

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According To Mercedes Benz , the said sensors are not used to permanently track customers or access real time data. “When a customer chooses to finance the purchase of their car this way they sign a contract and agree to the location sensors in the car being activated in the event that they default or breach their agreement.

“This clause in the finance contract is in bold print, just above the customer’s signature.

“Locating the car is part of the repossession process and is not permanently tracking customers.

“It is only activated in exceptional circumstances where the customer has breached their finance agreement and repeatedly failed to reply to requests to contact us.”

Nevertheless, It’s actually good if you can track your car on your own terms and luckily I know a good car tracking service.

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iTunes is going to be shut down officially

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After almost two decades of service, Apple is reportedly dumping iTunes.

It first started off as rumors, but now it is going to be made official at WWDC in just a few hours.

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Before this, you might have noticed that the Instagram and Facebook page of iTunes has had a slight change.

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Posts on both pages has been entirely deleted – Apple’s move at shifting away from iTunes links, I guess.

Before this, there has been separate apps for music on its mobile devices, however, not available for Mac OS.

Relating to that, there is supposedly going to be an announcement for three separate apps for its music, TV and podcasts, and hopefully they’ll also be available for Mac Books.

We’ll just keep our fingers crossed for this and other big announcements at WWDC.

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