HP Launches New Pavilion All-in-One PCs With Refreshed Design, Processors

August 19, 2017

HP on Tuesday announced the launch of its two new Pavilion All-in-One PCs with 23.8-inch and 27-inch displays respectively. These two desktop PCs come just in time for the back-to-school spree and pack some of the features that make them suitable for both parents and kids, as per the company. The pricing for the new Pavilion PCs starts from $749.99 (roughly Rs. 48,300). As mentioned earlier, the refreshed Pavilion desktopscome with 23.8-inch and 27-inch…

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Asus Tinker Board Mini Development PC Launched in India: Price, Specifications

August 19, 2017

Taiwanese electronics giant Asus on Wednesday launched Tinker Board in India. The single board computer can help people easily invent an Internet of Things (IoT) device for a connected home or robot project at school at affordable prices. Asus Tinker Board is now available for Rs. 4,750 at pan-India branches of Acro Engineering Company – Asus’s offline partner – headquartered in New Delhi. The Asus Tinker Board is a near credit card-sized single-board…

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USB 3.2 Type-C Specification Announced, Doubles Data Transfer Speeds

August 19, 2017

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has now announced a new USB Type-C specification – USB 3.2. It brings along double the data rates – with up to 20Gbps. However, while the aim of USB Type-C was to end the saga of multiple ports, this new added one defeats that purpose. The specification is expected to be finalised later this year, and we could expect the first devices next year. USB…

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Meg Whitman Leaves HP Board, Chip Bergh Named Chairman

August 19, 2017

Meg Whitman stepped down as chairman and left the board of HP Inc., further distancing her corporate-computing company from the PC and printer businesses it split off in 2015. Whitman, who is chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., has served as chairman of HP Inc. since the two companies were formed in the breakup of one of Silicon Valley’s oldest firms almost two years ago. Chip Bergh, who is CEO of…

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Windows 10 Preview Build Now Lets Link Your Android Phone to Your PC

August 19, 2017

Microsoft at its Build conference, a few months back, talked about PCs and phones working together, and the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build for tablets and PCs brings it to life. The company’s latest Build 16251 for “Fast ring” users bring features that enable linking your Android phone to your PC. This is a follow-up to the company’s previous Apple Continuity-like feature for Windows 10. At Build, Microsoft revealed…

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Windows Bug Bounty Program Announced With Payouts Up to $250,000

August 19, 2017

To ensure Windows 10 is secure and bug-free, Microsoft has announced a fresh round of Windows Bounty Programme that will reward the bug finders up to $250,000 (roughly Rs. 1.6 crores) if they are able to discover exploits in Microsoft’s Hyper V virtualisation software. Bounty payouts will range from $500 to $250,000. Microsoft has been running the bounty programme since 2012 but the company is expanding it to cover more ground in Windows…

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AMD Announces India Prices and Availability of Low-Cost Ryzen 3 CPUs

August 19, 2017

AMD has launched its low-cost Ryzen 3 CPU series, rounding out the mainstream desktop Ryzen lineup for 2017. There are two models, the Ryzen 3 1300X and the Ryzen 3 1200, both of which will be available around the world starting from today. The Ryzen 3 1300X is priced at Rs. 8,899 in India while the Ryzen 3 1200 will cost Rs. 7,599. GST of 18 percent is applicable, which…

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Windows 10 S Now Available to Test for MSDN Developers

August 19, 2017

In a new development, Microsoft has now allowed Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) subscribers to test its recently announced Windows 10 Soperating system. Announced for schools and education users, this version will enable developers to test their apps and see if they run properly. This version is available in an ISO file, and MSDN subscribers can easily download it and install it on their systems to run their test. They can also ascertain whether Windows 10…

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Microsoft Tests Smart Search in Windows 10’s Photos App, Coming With Fall Creators Update: Report

August 19, 2017

Microsoft will roll out the Windows 10 Fall Creators Updatethis September, and features that are expected to arrive with the update, are already being tested by Windows 10 Insider Preview members. One such feature spotted lately is intelligent image sorting, which essentially sorts all your photos on OneDrive into faces, things, places, etc, just like Google Photos. Windows Central reports that this feature was spotted in the updated Photos app in the latest build for…

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Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop With 16GB RAM Launched in India: Price, Specifications

August 19, 2017

Acer on Monday launched its Nitro 5 gaming laptop with seventh-generation Intel core processors in India at a starting price of Rs. 75,990. The new Acer laptop is already available for purchase in the country from Flipkart as well as Acer Stores. The laptop has been built with the gaming in mind, it features a cooling system that helps keep the laptop’s temperature under control despite providing intense performance, the company said. The…

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