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Thursday, May 14, 2015

13 Chromebook tools for getting down to business

HP's PC group cranks up design, gaming efforts ahead of spin-off | Leaked LG G Pad X appears headed for Verizon

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13 Chromebook tools for getting down to business
Get your Chromebook ready for workChromebooks are becoming less of an anomaly in the workplace these days. Their easy administration, quick setup, improved hardware specs, and growing feature sets are lending greater credibility to the idea that Chromebooks can be meaningful replacements for traditional laptops in business settings.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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HP's PC group cranks up design, gaming efforts ahead of spin-off
HP’s PC group doesn’t want to be a “screwdriver” PC maker making look-alike laptops and desktops, and it is focusing heavily on design and new innovations as it prepares for a spin-off into a separate company.The company is focusing on cutting the plastic and adding metal and new colors to the chassis of its laptops and desktops. HP also is expanding its hardware options for consumers, businesses and gamers, and focusing on a future when virtual reality will be an important part of the computing experience.PC makers need to update the devices because customers are paying more attention to how devices look and function, said Mike Nash, vice president for consumer PC and solutions at HP’s Printing and Personal Systems Group.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


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Leaked LG G Pad X appears headed for Verizon
It’s a leaky Wednesday in Android Land, with a new LG tablet becoming the latest device to get outed.  It follows a new Moto 360 and a Galaxy S6 Active as the latest leaks getting spotted by eagle-eyed observers. The LG G Pad X comes to us courtesy of Evan Blass, who still spills the beans on products from time to from his Twitter handle @evleaks.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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GE 3D prints a working RC jet engine
General Electric this week revealed that it has completed a multi-year project to print a working jet engine. The engine, small enough to fit in a backpack, was built by a team of technicians, machinists and engineers at GE Aviation's Additive Development Center outside Cincinnati. The lab is working with additive manufacturing as a way to produce next-generation jet parts using a technique known as (DMLM). GE The many parts of the 3D printed jet engine.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

iPhone 6s to feature 2GB of RAM, Force Touch, sturdier aluminum frame and much more
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus incorporated what were arguably the most significant upgrades Apple's smartphone had ever seen. In addition to much larger screens, the iPhone 6 models also introduced to Apple Pay, Cupertino's take on mobile payments.Not surprisingly, iPhone 6 sales have been record-setting, which of course leads one to wonder what Apple has planned in order keep its iPhone sales momentum going strong.Well, thanks to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, we now know a whole lot more about what type of new features we can expect to see in Apple's next-gen iPhone models.One of the more exciting things about Apple's upcoming iPhones, according to Kuo, and originally relayed by GforGames, is that they will finally come with 2GB of RAM. With more RAM in tow, next-gen iPhones will likely run a bit smoother, a big faster, and will be able to handle more intensive apps from developers.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


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