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1 hr ago | Tom's Hardware

HP Recalling Six Million Power Leads Due To Fire Hazard

The U.S. CPSC advises customers to stop using these cables immediately and contact HP for a replacement.

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Related Topix: Product Recalls

4 hrs ago | DarkVision Hardware

HP recalls over 6 million power plugs over fire risk

HP announced a recall of over 6 million power cords that were shipped with HP and Compaq laptops and docking stations in the United States and Canada from September 2010 to June 2012.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CNet News

Notebook Market Improves After Seven Quarters of Decline

The NPD report found notebook PC shipments reached 45.1 million units, an increase of 1 percent over the previous year, led by Lenovo.

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SFGate

The Giant iPad That Apple Is Working On Could Be A Dream Device

For months, there have been rumblings throughout Apple's supply chain that the company is working on a new iPad with a larger screen.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Microsoft

WinBeta

Snag yourself a Windows 8.1 powered Acer Aspire E-15 for $199 as part ...

Snag yourself a Windows 8.1 powered Acer Aspire E-15 for $199 as part of Microsoft's back-to-school deal The back-to-school season is in full swing and students are browsing though advertisements, visiting their local technology outlets, and hunting for the best bargains.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, CPU, Science / Technology

TechCrunch

PSA: HP Recalls 6 Million Laptop Cables Because They Could Start Fires

Are you using an HP laptop? Quick - take a look at its power cord. Specifically, the part that connects from the power brick to the wall.

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ITWorld Canada

HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords that could catch fire

IT administrators with Hewlett-Packard laptops in their inventory should be checking the devices' AC power cord following a huge recall announcement from the company.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard

InfoWorld

HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords that can pose fire and burn hazards

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more Spend less on maintenance and spend more time creating with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Red Hat, Product Recalls

Re/code

Code/red: Apple Gets Sent Home From School in LA

Apple's massive deal to sell iPads to the Los Angeles Unified School District has been suspended amid calls for an investigation into the relationship that birthed it.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Science / Technology, Education Etc., WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Ubergizmo

Lenovo Could Deliver New ThinkPad Yoga Systems

It seems as though the folks over at Lenovo are pretty hot on further expanding their range of hybrid ThinkPad Yoga devices, and these upcoming 2-in-1 notebooks with most probably arrive with larger displays to check out.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Gadgets

PC World

HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords over fire, burn risk

HP is recalling LS-15 AC power cords used with HP and Compaq branded laptops. The company is recalling about 5.6 million power cords in the U.S. and 446,000 units in Canada.

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Related Topix: Product Recalls

ABC News

Hewlett-Packard Recalls 5 Million AC Power Cords

Hewlett-Packard Company is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this country and another 446,700 in Canada because of possible overheating, which can pose a fire and burn hazard.

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Related Topix: HP, Hewlett Packard, Computers, Hewlett-Packard, Inform Technologies

MacRumors

L.A. Unified School District Suspends $1 Billion iPad Contract with Apple

Los Angeles school district superintendent John Deasy halted the district's iPad contract with Apple in mid-rollout, reports the LA Times .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad, Education Etc.

TheStreet.com

Don't Forget Why Apple Fans Love iPhone

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, iPhone, Startups, Mozilla

NewsFactor

Acer Desktop Box Rides Chrome Wave

Following on the news earlier this month that it would be releasing a new family of budget-priced Chromebook laptops, Acer on Thursday announced plans to begin marketing a desktop Chromebox.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Wire

Stratodeska s New NoTouch Release Gives More Impetus to Repurpose PCs

Dubbed "Mineral King," the new releases enhance the security of third-party VDI software, offer additional functionality for supported hypervisors, and make virtual endpoints easier to manage.

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Related Topix: SlideRocket, Socialcast, August, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Digital Trends

Back to school laptop buying guide; best notebooks for $500 and less

The bell on the new school semester is just about to ring. Aside from buying new books and other supplies, you may find yourself wanting or needing a brand new laptop.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Startups, Intel, Keyboards

Macworld UK

Round smartwatches arrive, but users still waiting for Apple to join fray

LG's new video teaser showing off a round-faced smartwatch to debut next week at the IFA show begs a central question: What do users want in a smartwatch? LG's new video teaser showing off a round-faced smartwatch set to debut next week at the IFA show begs a central question: What do users want in a smartwatch? Round is certainly what the LG G ... (more)

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Related Topix: iPhone

Re/code

My Wish List for the Apple iWatch

The Apple "iWatch" has been built up to mythical proportions. We don't know when it's coming.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone

CNET News.com

Apple will replace your defective iPhone 5 battery for free

The Cupertino, Calif., electronics giant said it has "determined that a very small percentage of iPhone 5 devices may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA, iBooks, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

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