Pc/ Laptops

Intel Aqui-Hires Hyderabad-Based Ineda Systems to Work on GPUs

Chip giant Intel has acquired the engineering team of Hyderabad, India-based Ineda Systems for an undisclosed amount. The chipmaker is planning to use the team for the development for discrete GPU chips. Intel had revealed in early-2018 that it was re-entering the discrete graphics market and will be officially introducing their new discrete GPU in 2020 to take on the …

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Acer Aspire 5 Slim A515-52G Review

Acer is a popular player in the laptop market with products at all levels, but it tends to be known more for its budget offerings. This company has truly embraced the ultra-thin trend and we’ve seen several models in its Swift, Spin, Switch, and Aspire lines over the past few years that are extremely portable and attractive. The latest Acer …

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Malware for macOS Uses Windows EXE Files to Evade Detection, Install Adware

Trend Micro Security has discovered a new form of malware that targets macOS but masquerades as a Windows executable file. This allows it to evade detection by Apple’s own Gatekeeper security tool, since Windows EXE files are typically disregarded because of their inability to run. The malware, however, does execute these files using a software framework called Mono which is …

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HP Spectre Folio, Spectre x360 13 Premium Laptops Launched in India

HP has expanded the company’s lineup of premium laptops in India by launching the HP Spectre Folio in India, as well as new models of the HP Spectre x360. Both the laptops are powered by 8th Gen Intel processors and are claimed to provide an amalgam of attractive design and powerful hardware. The HP Spectre Folio comes in a single configuration …

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Amazon to Buy Wi-Fi Device Maker Eero for Undisclosed Amount

Amazon is buying Wi-Fi device maker Eero, helping the online retailer expand its line of smart home gadgets. Eero, founded in San Francisco five years ago, sells $200 (roughly Rs. 14,200) devices that can spread Wi-Fi throughout a home. Rival Google already sells similar devices. Seattle-based Amazon did not say how much it is paying for Eero. The deal is …

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HyperX Savage Exo Portable SSD Review

Portable SSDs might not have the capacity of hard drives and might be several times the cost, but the number of companies jumping into this space shows that there is a market for them. If you’re used to the performance of an SSD in your laptop or desktop PC, chances are you might be tempted to buy an external one. …

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Google Extends Chipmaking Efforts to Design Hub Bengaluru

Alphabet’s Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru, India, in recent months and plans to rapidly add more, according to LinkedIn profiles, job postings and two industry executives, as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally. The Bengaluru site, which has not been previously reported, makes Google the first …

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Chrome OS 72 Released With Optimisations for Touchscreen Devices, Newer Features

Google is rolling out the new update for its operating system – Chrome OS 72, with bug fixes, security updates and newer features like external storage access for Android apps including microSD cards and USB drives along with Picture in Picture (PiP) mode for Chrome sites. With Chrome OS 72, Google has optimised the Chrome browser for touchscreen devices in …

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