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2 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Chromebook Pixel revisited: 18 months with Google's luxury laptop

Is it crazy to pay $1300 for a Chromebook? Some reflections after a year and a half of living with Google's luxurious Pixel.


Related Topix: Computers, Fitness, Yoga

6 hrs ago | CIO

SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not

While SAP has made a big push into mobile software and device management with the acquisition of Sybase and a series of apps, it hasn't made overt moves into the devices market.


6 hrs ago | Re/code

HP or Lenovo: Which Windows PC Convertible Is Head of the Class?

As a kid, I used to love shopping for fresh school supplies . I'd drag my mom to the nearest drugstore to stock up on pens and pencils and debate the coolness of various lunchboxes.


Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Keyboards, CPU, Science / Technology

10 hrs ago | CIO

The 10 Best Laptops of 2014

We're more than seven full months into 2014, and with back-to-school shopping season underway and the holidays looming, it's a perfect time to take stock of the year in laptops thus far.


Related Topix: Dell Laptop, CPU, Science / Technology, Startups, Intel

14 hrs ago | China Daily

Lenovo settles US laptop lawsuit for $70m

A customer checks out a Lenovo tablet at a shopping center in Hong Kong. Lenovo will spend about $49 million to repair 83,000 IdeaPad laptops sold in the United States.


Related Topix: PC, Computers

16 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

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