LAPTOPS

  • HP launches its 'most premium' MacBook Air competitor Spectre x360 convertible laptop with up to 12 hours of battery life 5 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: HP has made official what it calls as its 'most premium' product yet, the Spectre x360, which seems to compete with Apple's MacBook Air in terms of battery life. Revealed at the Mobile World Congress, the high-end 2-in-1 laptop has a 15.9mm thick aluminium body that weighs 3.3 pounds....
  • Lenovo launches Yoga 3 Pro convertible ultrabook at Rs 1,14,990 in India 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Betting big on the tablet segment, Chinese technology giant Lenovo today said it will launch a slew of products in the coming months as it looks to expand its share in the Indian market. Lenovo, which ranks fourth in the tablet market here, said it has about 10 per...
  • This modular laptop for kids can last their childhood February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: The One Laptop per Child project supported by Miami-based One Laptop per Child Association (OLPCA) has rolled out a prototype of a modular laptop for children that stays with them throughout their childhood. OLPC's Australian partner One Education has introduced Xo Infinity prototype under this project that can be...
  • Lenovo sold laptops with virus-like software Superfish that put passwords, personal information at risk February 20, 2015

    San Francisco: If you've recently purchased a laptop computer made by Lenovo, you may want to hear this: Experts say the world's biggest computer maker shipped laptops with pre-installed software that could let hackers steal passwords or other sensitive information when you use the web to shop, pay bills or...
  • Acer One: Acer launches new tablet-cum-laptop in India at Rs 19,999 February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Taiwanese tech major Acer has launched its new tablet-cum-notebook Acer One in India at a price of Rs 19,990. The 2-in-1 device features a magnetic detachable hinge design for transition between its four modes - notebook, pad, display, and tent. The Acer One with up to 32GB of storage...
  • Asus' 11.6-inch EeeBook laptop coming to India today; to be competitively priced January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Asus is all set to launch its affordable EeeBook X205 laptop in India on January 21. The company has also made it clear that the device will be priced under Rs 20,000. The Asus EeeBook X205, which debuted last year during IFA 2014, is a 11.6-inch Windows 8.1 notebook...
  • Asus EeeBook X205 review: Reincarnation of the netbook January 19, 2015

    Remember the Eee PC? The little laptops that they called netbooks that were once a rage? I had have one too - the Asus Eee PC 1000H. The little hardy thing survived many a fall and even after seven years boots up fast whenever I need it as a backup....
  • Asus' 11.6-inch EeeBook laptop coming to India on January 21; to be priced under Rs 20,000 January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Having sent out a couple of teasers regarding the EeeBook India launch and price, Asus has now confirmed that its recently announced EeeBook X205 laptop is coming to India on January 21. The company has also made it clear that the device will be priced under Rs 20,000. The...
  • Phones vulnerable to hacking even when the Internet is off January 10, 2015

    Washington: Hackers may be able to sneak into your laptop or smartphone just by analysing the low-power electronic signals your device emits even when it is not connected to the Internet, researchers say. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are now investigating where these information "leaks" originate so they can...
  • Dell launches rugged notebooks in India at Rs 2.29 lakh onwards December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Computer firm Dell India launched rugged notebooks, made to withstand heavy rains, moisture and over 60 kg weight on to them, with prices starting at Rs 2.29 lakh. Dell is mainly looking at big organisations in oil and mines, Defence and the infrastructure segment as its potential customers for...
  • Old laptop batteries could power slums in India: Study December 8, 2014

    Washington: Discarded laptop batteries still have enough life in them to power slums in India and other developing countries, a new study by IBM India has found. The research presented at a conference in San Jose, US, analysed a sample of discarded batteries and found 70 per cent had enough power...
  • HP EliteBook Folio 1020: HP unveils fanless laptop, thinner than Apple's Macbook Air December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: HP has unveiled the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 laptop that is claimed to be the world's thinnest and lightest business-class notebook. The devices comes in two variants - the HP EliteBook 1020 and the HP EliteBook 1020 special edition. Both models are 15.7 mm thick, while the MacBook...
  • Laptop scheme cost us Lok Sabha polls: Mulayam Singh Yadav November 17, 2014

    Lucknow: In an embarrassment to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav blamed his free laptop scheme for the party's debacle in the Lok Sabha polls. Addressing the national convention of the party's women's wing, Mulayam Singh said he had always opposed the distribution of laptops...
  • 77 % air passengers hooked to smart watches, glasses: Survey October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A major chunk of air travellers the world over are tech-savvy and are gradually getting hooked to using devices like smart watches and glasses to help them on their journey, a latest global survey has shown. The survey carried out jointly by the Geneva-based aviation communication and IT firm...
  • India's first ever eCabinet in Andhra Pradesh September 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: For the first time ever in the country, Andhra Pradesh government had its first paperless eCabinet meeting on Monday. Using the app, eCabinet, the ministers accessed the entire agenda of the Cabinet meeting in electronic form. In the eCabinet, data can be accessed by ministers by logging...
  • Are you suffering from smartphoneloss anxiety disorder? August 24, 2014

    Toronto: If you consistently live in the denial mode of losing your smartphone, remember that once it happens, you are the one at a greater risk of developing smartphoneloss anxiety disorder. According to fascinating research, loss of one's smartphone not only represents an immediate disconnection from one's online contacts but is...
  • Magnets could cool future refrigerators, laptops July 29, 2014

    Washington: Magnets can act as wireless cooling agents and may one day be used to cool refrigerators and laptops, MIT scientists say. A new theory formulated by researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology describes the motion of magnons quasiparticles in magnets that are collective rotations of magnetic moments, or 'spins'. In...
  • Three persons bearing illegal weapons arrested July 26, 2014

    Three persons have been arrested in Ghaziabad for allegedly carrying illegal weapons, police said on Friday. The accused identified as Shiva, Anuj and Vir Singh were nabbed by the Indirapuram Police last night. "During checking on Thursday night, police tried to stop an Indica car, after which the driver tried to...
  • Got a rash? Your iPad, other electronic devices might be the cause July 14, 2014

    Chicago: Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergyinducing metals. Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including laptops and cellphones. But it was an Apple iPad that caused an...
  • HP launches Pavilion x360 convertible PC, colourful Pavilion notebooks in India at Rs 39,990 July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: HP announced the launch of its new range of notebooks, convertible PCs and a variety of colourful accessories at its APJ Media Summit 2014 in Mumbai. The range includes the HP Pavilion notebook series, HP Pavilion x360 convertible PC, HP Pavilion 23 allinone, and the HP Envy 15 notebook...
  • Advertorial: HP Introduces New Pavilion P Series Notebooks July 3, 2014

    In June/July every year, large population of youth in India enter a new stage of life from school to college. During this period, students look for laptops that have superior performance and that which matches their style. They looks for Laptops that are colorful and would want to flaunt...
  • Laptop distribution biggest socialist and secular scheme launched: Akhilesh Yadav June 26, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said the ambitious laptop distribution scheme of his government was the "biggest secular and socialist scheme" in the state as it was implemented among the masses without any disparity. Replying to the debate on budget for 20142015 fiscal year which was presented in...
  • Jayalalithaa government to distribute 5.5 lakh free laptops this year June 25, 2014

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has decided to expedite the distribution of free laptops to high school and college students. According to state government officials over 17 lakh free laptops worth Rs 2,500 crore have been distributed to the students since 2011. 5.5 lakh free laptops worth Rs 1,100 crore...
  • Why a tablet with a keyboard cover is a worthy laptop replacement June 23, 2014

    Winnemucca: It took some travels across the country for me to appreciate a tablet with a keyboard cover. I've long asked, "Why not just get a laptop?" I didn't see any benefits in turning a tablet into something it is not. The device I warmed up to isn't Microsoft's Surface tablet,...
  • Satellite P50: Toshiba launches the 'world's first' Ultra HD 4K laptop in India at Rs 86,000 June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming to be among the top 3 tech players in India, Japanese giant Toshiba unveiled a range of devices, foraying into newer segments like 2in1s (tabletcumnotebooks) and workstations, and launched the world's first ultra HD 4K laptop in India. "The Indian market itself has a lot of potential, it...
  • 15 essential keyboard shortcuts for Windows users June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Be it browsing the Internet, writing a document, preparing an Excel sheet or reading a webpage, we use a plethora of commands on our Windows computer including copying and pasting content, or minimising windows, or switching between different tabs. Most of use constantly go back and froth...
  • HP launches Slatebook a 14inch Android laptop, new Chromebook June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: HP has announced the launch of its new Chromebook and an Androidpowered laptop. Like the last year's Chromebook 11, the new HP Chromebook PC has a 11.6inch display. Powered by a Samsung processor, the new Chromebook PC will be available in Snow White and Ocean Turquoise colours. It...
  • A 'smart' plastic that can prevent electronic devices from overheating May 23, 2014

    London: What if the plastic on your phone or laptop cover could dissipate heat created by the lithium batteries when they are overcharged? This may soon be a reality as scientists are now on course to develop a "smart" plastic that can prevent your electronic devices from overheating and also save...
  • Surface Pro 3: Microsoft unveils new lighter, larger Surface Pro with a 12inch display at $799 onwards May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled a larger but lighter version of its Surface Pro tablet, Surface Pro 3, as it ramps up efforts to make an impact on the mobile computing market and counter the popularity of Apple's iPad and MacBook Air laptop. The Surface Pro 3, which has a...