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Apple tablets losing ground in education; Jumbo iPad planned

The Los Angeles Unified School District's decision this week to halt its deployment of Apple iPads to students is part of a shift away from tablets in classrooms.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Education Etc., Computers

Wed Aug 27, 2014


HP is still having trouble making PC components that won't kill you

HP has been on fire over the past yeara and that's not a good thing . HP announced this week that it will be recalling roughly 6 million AC power cords that were sold between September 2010 through June 2012 after discovering that the cords are liable to overheat and catch on fire.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, PC, Computers

Business Journal

Apple's next iPad nears the size of a sheet of notebook paper

Apple Inc.'s suppliers are readying facilities to push out the largest iPad ever, as Apple looks to boost sales of its second-biggest product by revenue, Bloomberg reported .


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, Apple Store, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple, Startups

Network World

Free, fast Windows updates are the future -- and they could hurt PC sales

Microsoft will unveil the next edition of Windows in just over five weeks, according to a widely-cited report last week.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Marketing, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Computers

PSA: HP Just Recalled Six Million Laptop Power Cords Due To Fire And Burn Hazard

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Product Recalls

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.


Related Topix: Product Recalls

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.


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.



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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard


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

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


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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 .


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

Don't Forget Why Apple Fans Love iPhone

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


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.