Borrowing the red elements of powerful gaming laptops, the Nitro 5 Spin is marketed as a gaming convertible (a first of its kind) that has enough power for your everyday titles while keeping its slim profile.
The convertible has a large 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display and a pair of front-facing speakers. It’s powered by the latest eighth-generation Intel processors (up to Core i7) with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics. For storage, you can go up to a 512GB PCIe SSD.
Acer stated that this laptop is designed to handle popular gaming titles like Dota 2, League of Legends, and Overwatch. What’s interesting is the claimed 10 hours of battery life. This could put a new meaning to mobile gaming.
The Acer Nitro 5 Spin is due to go on sale in October with a starting price of just US$ 999 or EUR 1,199.
[irp posts=”16057″ name=”Hello Kitty Acer laptop: Where and how to buy”]
Apple bundles free AirPods with every Mac, iPad purchase
Or get a US$ 159 credit for an AirPods Pro
Every year, Apple launches its back-to-school promos where students and educators can snag devices with great discounts or freebies. This year, every purchase of a Mac, Macbook, or an iPad will come with free AirPods.
Students on the lookout for discounted Apple devices should check out Apple’s education store right away. The company is giving away free AirPods with every purchase of eligible Mac and iPad models this July. The giveaway is available for eligible students and educators, and they can shop for discounted Macs and iPads on top of the giveaway.
Eligible Mac models include the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, and iMac Pro. Meanwhile, the only eligible iPad models are iPad Pro and iPad Air. Apple is bundling AirPods 2 with a wired charging case for every purchase of eligible models. However, those opting for a wireless charging case or an AirPods Pro can opt for a US$ 159 credit. As such, the AirPods Pro is only US$ 90 with this promo.
Apple’s offer is available for students and educators worldwide. Right now, it is live in the US, Mexico the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, and UAE. Students can also check their respective country pages for the offer and local prices.
ASUS ROG laptops will come with freebies
Plus up to PhP 25,000 discount on some models
Buying a new laptop can be frustrating at times. Luckily, ASUS’ new promo for ROG laptops will make deciding easier. With every purchase of ROG laptops, customers can snag big discounts and great freebies.
This July, select ROG laptops will come with ASUS gaming monitors as a freebie bundle. On top of that, some of these laptops will come with up to PhP 25,000 discount. Laptops that will join the promo include the top-of-the-line ROG Zephrus S and Strix Scar.
- GX531GX (15-inch 144Hz FHD, i7-8750, 1TB SSD, RTX 2080) — from PhP 189,995 to PhP 164,995 + free VA326H gaming monitor, ROG Impact gaming mouse and ultra slim sleeve
- GX701GV (17-inch 144Hz FHD, i7-8750H, 512GB SSD, RTX 2060) — from PhP 139,995 to PhP 129,995 + free VG258Q gaming monitor and ROG Gladius gaming mouse
- GX531GW (15-inch 144Hz FHD, i7-8750, 512GB SSD, RTX 2070) — from PhP 149,995 to PhP 139,995 + free ROG Impact gaming mouse and ultra slim sleeve
- GX501GI (15-inch 144Hz FHD, i7-8750, 1TB SSD, GTX 1080 Max-Q) — from PhP 149,995 to PhP 129,995 + free ROG Impact gaming mouse
- GX531GM (15-inch 144Hz FHD, i7-8750, 512GB SSD, GTX 1060) — from PhP 104,995 to PhP 89,995 + free ROG Impact gaming mouse and ultra slim sleeve
- GL704GW (17-inch 144Hz FHD, i7-8750H, 1TB SSHD + 256GB SSD, RTX 2070) — from PhP 134,995 to PhP 129,995 + free VG248Q gaming monitor, ROG Gladius gaming mouse, and ROG backpack
- GL504GW (15-inch 144Hz FHD, i7-8750H, 1TB SSHD + 256GB SSD, RTX 2070) — from PhP 129,995 to PhP 119,995 + free VG248Q gaming monitor, ROG Gladius gaming mouse, and ROG backpack
Individuals who need a work and gaming laptop in one should really look no further than ASUS’ ROG laptops, especially with the big discounts and freebies. Hurry though, since the discounts and freebies are available only on all ASUS stores nationwide until supplies last.
Apple: Don’t cover your MacBook webcams
Might damage your screen
Lately, the conversation surround cybersecurity has ramped up. Users are making sure that no one is spying on them through their favorite devices. One of the most popular ways of doing so is placing a cover on a laptop’s built-in webcam. However, Apple has issued an official warning against the obscuring method.
Reported by MacRumors, Apple has posted a new support page on its official website about closing a MacBook with a cover attached. Apparently, doing so can severely damage your screen. The laptop wasn’t designed for such use, Apple says. Further, covering your webcam can affect the different sensors on the device.
In lieu of a physical cover, Apple is asking users to trust the green indicator light instead. According to the page, “the camera is engineered so that it can’t activate without the camera indicator light also turning on.”
Of course, trusting a device’s hardware isn’t always the best option. If absolutely needed, Apple has issued a few criteria for appropriate covers: thinner than 0.1mm (or about the thickness of a piece of printer paper), no adhesive residue, and removing the cover whenever closing the device.
With camera covers becoming all the rage, issuing some safety tips might be the best course of action for the MacBook maker. Certainly, people will still cover their devices despite warnings. And more certainly, people will still remain wary about malicious parties spying on their cameras.
Ghost of Tsushima review: Making of a legend
realme Watch review: It gets fitness tracking right
OPPO teams up with Jo Malone London for a fabulous collection
Globe hosts its first-ever CONNECT, an online business-matching event
What you need to know about the new Starbucks Rewards
Best Midrange Smartphones in the Philippines from P10,000 to P20,000
Best Budget Smartphones in the Philippines below P10,000
Best Upper-Midrange Smartphones in the Philippines from P20,000 to P30,000
Best Midrange Smartphones from $200 to $400
Samsung Philippines Smartphone Price List
Philippines1 day ago
Samsung Philippines Smartphone Price List
Lifestyle2 weeks ago
Samsung brings The Frame to the Philippines
Gaming2 weeks ago
Best TVs for the PS5 and Xbox Series X
Deals4 days ago
Globe lowers smartphone prices with new postpaid plan promos
Price List2 weeks ago
Huawei Singapore Smartphones Price List
News2 weeks ago
Samsung accidentally leaked Galaxy Note 20 Ultra images
Hands-On2 weeks ago
Samsung Galaxy M31: How long does a 6000mAh battery last?
Deals2 weeks ago
ASUS VivoBook S goes on sale