Laptops

  • Sony warns of battery issue in some Vaio laptops, says its non-removable battery pack could overheat 12-04-2014 10:44 AM

    New York: Sony is advising consumers to quit using some of its Vaio laptop computers and unplug them, saying that it's possible that its non-removable battery pack could overheat. The company says it's in the process of creating a program to repair or replace the computers, or will refund their...
  • 9-year-old TN girl is 'fastest to dismantle, assemble laptop' 30-03-2014 07:26 AM

    Coimbatore: A nine-year old girl from the city has been conferred with honorary doctorate by the UK-based World Records University for her achievement as "the fastest to dismantle and assemble a laptop". The degree was conferred on P Adarshini, a fourth-standard student in Koilpalayam, last week in Ho Chi Minh...
  • Gujarat's development nowhere compared to UP, says Shivpal Yadav 06-02-2014 08:07 AM

    Gujarat stands nowhere compared to Uttar Pradesh in terms of development and there is "utmost" progress here, UP Cabinet Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav said on Wednesday. "We would not like to have Uttar Pradesh like Gujarat. Gujarat stands nowhere in terms of development as it has limited population compared to...
  • Vaio Flip: Sony launches laptop-tablet hybrid devices at Rs 99,990 onwards 21-01-2014 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: Increasing its touch portfolio, Sony introduced the new Vaio Flip (F13N, F14N, F15N), which features a hinge that provides users with new ways to use their mobile PCs while still enjoying the full functionality of a traditional clamshell laptop. The new Vaio Flip is available in 13-inch, 14-inch...
  • Lenovo launches Android-based dual-mode notebook IdeaPad A10 in India at Rs 19,990 12-01-2014 05:10 PM

    New Delhi: Lenovo has announced the launch of the IdeaPad A10, its first Android-based dual-mode notebook. Priced at Rs 19,990, the A10 comes with 10-point multitouch and flips 300 degrees. The A10 weighs approximately 1 kg, and features a 10.1-inch display. The device enables users to instantly switch between two...
  • 3 crore BPL girls, women may get tablets; inspired by Akhilesh's 'laptop' scheme? 03-12-2013 10:32 AM

    In a novel experiment to encourage illiterate girls and women to get education, Bihar government on Monday said it was mulling distributing tablets to three crore of them living below poverty line. State Minister for Information and Technology Shahid Ali Khan told reporters in Patna that a Rs 7000-crore plan...
  • Man rapes school girl on way back from free laptop distribution function 19-11-2013 12:23 PM

    A school girl was raped on her way back from a free laptop distribution function in Faizabad late on Monday, police said. Villagers are angry at a minister who arrived seven hours late for the event, and blame that for the rape. The Class 12th student, one of the beneficiaries...
  • Noni Suraksha Yojna, laptop scheme in BJP's manifesto for Assembly elections 06-11-2013 03:05 PM

    Few days after Motilal Vora released Congress manifesto ahead of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, now BJP's Raman Singh on Wednesday has also announced schemes for girls and farmers in party's manifesto for the state. The Chief Minister has launched 'Noni Suraksha Yojna' for the security of girls in Chhattisgarh. He has...
  • Dell Latitude 6430u owners complain their laptops smell of cat urine 01-11-2013 04:40 PM

    New York: A noxious feline odour has some Dell customers caterwauling. People who own Dell Latitude 6430u laptops are complaining that their pricey new computers are emitting a smell similar to cat urine. Some of them said on the company's online customer forums that the odour seems to be coming...
  • New Apple MacBook Pro review: Even more tempting with price cut 01-11-2013 04:23 PM

    Cupertino: The choice was simpler when I was shopping around for a new Mac laptop a year ago: I could have spent $500 more for a nicer screen and less weight, or I could have put some of that toward a faster processor, more storage and more internal memory -...
  • Tablet shipments rise; desktops, laptops continue to decline 21-10-2013 04:51 PM

    London: Strong demand for tablets such as Apple's iPad will help worldwide shipments of web-enabled devices rise in 2013, offsetting a decline in desktop and laptop computers, research company Gartner said on Monday. Combined shipments of computers, tablets and mobile phones will reach 2.32 billion units in 2013, a 4.5...
  • Lenovo launches A10, its first Android-based convertible laptop 20-10-2013 11:38 AM

    New Delhi: Lenovo announced the launch of its new convertible device - A10 - which comes with Android 4.2 on board. It is a dual-mode laptop and is claimed to be the company's first to run on Android 4.2 OS. The Lenovo A10 weighs less than 1kg and measures 17.3mm...
  • Congress is for aam aadmi, SP-BSP can't save Uttar Pradesh: Rahul Gandhi 09-10-2013 03:09 PM

    Aligarh: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi kicked off his campaign in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh by targeting both the ruling Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party. The Gandhi scion said that the two parties were playing caste-based politics and this, in turn, was setting back the development work in the...
  • Google unveils $279 HP Chromebook 11 with high-end features 09-10-2013 06:56 AM

    New York: Google is introducing a $279 laptop that runs its Internet-centric Chrome operating system, borrowing many of the high-end features found in models that cost $1,000 or more. Hewlett-Packard makes the new HP Chromebook 11. Although its price is in line with most other Chrome OS notebooks, the new...
  • Delhi: CBI raids SSC exam centre, busts hi-tech cheating gang 30-09-2013 08:06 AM

    The CBI on Sunday busted a gang allegedly involved in facilitating cheating in the Combined Graduate Level Examination conducted by Staff Selection Commission by using high-tech gadgets. The gang was busted and seven members of the group, including its two masterminds, were detained after the CBI conducted a raid at...
  • SP disapproves of Centre's proposed free mobile scheme 07-09-2013 03:05 PM

    Samajwadi Party, which promised free laptops to students in last UP assembly polls, on Saturday disapproved of the Centre's proposed move to distribute mobiles to each village family and tablets to students saying the scheme will render the government poor. "The government is working like a father who is rendering...
  • HP EliteBook Revolve 810, HP ProBook 430 launched in India 29-08-2013 04:34 PM

    New Delhi: Computer maker Hewlett-Packard today expanded its commercial PC portfolio in the Indian market with the introduction of a touch-enabled hybrid laptop and a business notebook. The HP EliteBook Revolve 810 and HP ProBook 430 will be available across the country, the company said in a release. The EliteBook,...
  • More than 4000 students in Mathura receive free laptops 08-08-2013 01:28 AM

    More than 4,000 students were on Wednesday handed laptops in Mathura as part of the Samajwadi Party government scheme to distribute the gadgets amongst students in Uttar Pradesh. Since the company contracted to supply the laptops could not supply a bulk order, only 4,013 laptops were distributed on Wednesday. "The...
  • Shivpal Yadav distributes free laptops to 628 students 07-08-2013 09:55 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Public Works Department Minister Shivpal Yadav on Wednesday distributed 628 free laptops to students in Agraas part of a government scheme. Yadav said children who earlier could not even afford books were being provided laptops by the Samajwadi Party government to speed up the learning process. "This is...
  • Akhilesh, Mayawati lock horns over free laptop distribution to students 27-07-2013 01:27 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and former CM Mayawati have got into a war of words over the state government sponsored laptop distribution scheme. While Mayawati tagetted the Samajwadi Party government saying that the scheme was aimed at diverting attention from poor governance, Akhilesh hit back saying that those...
  • Akhilesh Yadav distributes 2590 laptops in Lucknow University 27-07-2013 12:22 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday reached Lucknow University where he distributed laptops among students. As many as 2590 students received laptops under the state government sponsored scheme. The CM was accompanied by Cabinet Minister Pawan Pandey. Addressing the gathering, Yadav said that the state government had embarked...
  • UP bags award at 'e-India Governance Summit' for free laptop scheme 26-07-2013 12:17 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government's ambitious free laptop scheme to class XII passout students has bagged the Certificate of Excellence Award in the category of Best Government Initiative in Education at a conclave held in Hyderabad. A state government spokesperson said the award came Uttar Pradesh's way at the e-India Governance...
  • Laptops, free mobiles, cycles: Odisha CM on a sops announcement spree 19-06-2013 09:30 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced more than a dozen sops in the past one year with an eye on the Assembly elections. He's announced everything from laptops, shoes and umbrellas to free mobile phones for over 15,000 farmers. With laptops, mobiles, shoes, umbrellas, blankets, cycles and Re...
  • Critics of laptop scheme will get a reply: Akhilesh 19-06-2013 03:09 AM

    Hamirpur/Mahoba: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday lashed out at Opposition parties for terming his ambitious laptop distribution scheme as an eyewash and said people would teach the critics a lesson in the coming days. "The SP government has started its laptop distribution programme and it is to...
  • UP: Laptops for students soak in water after rain in Lakhimpur 12-06-2013 02:18 PM

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's free laptop distribution scheme for intermediate pass students as promised in the manifesto during assembly elections in 2012 has hit a roadblock in Lakhimpur. A programme was organised to distribute laptops in Lakhimpur on Wednesday. However, the heavy rains on Tuesday night...
  • UP: Akhilesh distributes 8,000 laptops to students in Ghaziabad 03-06-2013 11:50 AM

    Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav distributed 8,000 laptops to students in Ghaziabad on Monday. Akhilesh is also expected to inaugurate development projects worth Rs 3,700 crore. However, the Opposition plans to protest at the rally, against poor law and order situation in the city, claiming businessmen are kidnapped...
  • IPL spot-fixing: What's inside Sreesanth's laptop? 20-05-2013 12:24 PM

    Mumbai: Arrested Rajasthan Royals S Sreesanth is facing more trouble as details tumble out in the IPL spot-fixing scandal. Mumbai Police sources have now told CNN-IBN that the examination of Sreesanth's laptop and notebook points to his e-mail interactions with a suspected Bollywood casting director, who sent him pictures of...
  • Karnataka elections: Congress releases manifesto 24-04-2013 03:52 PM

    Bangalore: The Congress on Wednesday promised interest-free loans to farmers, free laptops to pre-university students and rice at Re one per kg to BPL card holders if it came to power in Karnataka, where Assembly elections will take place on May five. Interest-free loans up to Rs two lakh and...
  • Odisha: Teacher arrested for molesting minor girl 24-04-2013 04:40 AM

    Bhubaneswar: A teacher was arrested on Tuesday in Odisha's Sambalpur district for molesting an eight-year-old-girl in the school classroom, police said. The 28-year-old offender, an art and crafts teacher in a private school at the district headquarters town of Sambalpur, about 320 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, allegedly gave the...
  • Odisha: Free laptops to tribal, Dalit students 07-04-2013 03:58 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Sunday launched State Youth Policy with provisions of free laptops for students belonging to tribal, dalit and BPL categories besides scholarship provision for ST and SC girls who want to study technical subjects. "To bridge the digital divide all the meritorious students at plus two level...