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Sales of PCs just grew for the first time in six years

By | Acer, Apple, chromebook, Computer Hardware, computing, Dell, fujitsu, Gadgets, gartner, HP, lenovo, mobile devices, Technology

Don’t look now, but the PC might not be dead. According to Gartner, collector of marketshare and industry metrics, worldwide shipments of personal computers just experienced the first year-over-year growth since 2012. Shipments totaled 62.1 million units, which is a 1.4 percent increase from the same time period in 2017. The report states “experienced some […]

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Kaptivo looks to digitally transform the lowly whiteboard

By | Atlassian, business intelligence, california, cambridge, cloud services, computing, deloitte, Gadgets, HP, optical character recognition, Stanford University, TC, trello, United Kingdom

At Kaptivo, a company that’s bringing high-tech image recognition, motion capture and natural language processing technologies to the lowly whiteboard, executives are hoping that the second time is the charm. The Cambridge, U.K. and San Mateo, Calif.-based company began life as a company called Light Blue Optics, and had raised $50 million in financing since […]

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Some HP laptops are hiding a deactivated keylogger

By | computing, cybercrime, Gadgets, HP, Laptop, Spyware, surveillance, TC

 Researcher Michael Myng found a deactivated keylogger in a piece of software found on over 460 HP laptop models. A full list of affected laptops is here. The keylogger is deactivated by default but could represent a privacy concern if an attacker has physical access to the computer.
“Some time ago someone asked me if I can figure out how to control HP’s laptop keyboard… Read More

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HP’s new Nvidia-powered backpack VR PC is designed for work, not play

By | Enterprise, Gadgets, Hardware, HP, nvidia, TC, Virtual reality

 HP has a new entrant in that most curious PC niche – the backpack computer. A product of the virtual reality computing wave, the backpack PC provides all the power needed to drive high-quality VR headsets like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, but with a form factor that allows the user to roam about untethered. The new HP Z VR Backpack is a bit different from the rest of the field, though,… Read More

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