Category Archives: Computer Tips

  • HP Spectre 13 ‘World’s Thinnest Laptop’

    HIGHLIGHTS The Spectre 13 measures just 10.4mm in thickness. It’s powered by Intel’s 6th Generation ‘Skylake’ CPUs. The laptop is built from aluminium and carbon fibre. HP took the wraps of its Apple MacBook Air-killer a couple of months back and very soon, you’ll be able to get your hands on it in India. HP […]

  • APPLE PREVIEWS APPLE FILE SYSTEM TO REPLACE HFS+ IN 2017

    Some changes are big for users: Siri on the Mac, fireworks in the Messages app, a new Breathe app on the watch! Others are a more seismic shift that end users may or may not notice. Apple’s operating systems have used the HFS+ file system for more than 18 years, but that era is coming […]

  • GOOGLE GOES AFTER SHAREPOINT WITH NEW ENTERPRISE TOOLS

    Google isn’t kidding when it says it’s serious about the enterprise. The company announced a pair of new services on Monday that are aimed squarely at helping businesses access information and share it internally, similar to what Microsoft’s SharePoint product offers. A new Springboard app gives employees at companies subscribed to Google Apps for Work […]

  • NORDVPN REVIEW

    PROS Large number of servers and end-point countries Worked for Netflix during our tests Wide range of privacy and security features Clear no-logging policy CONS Expensive without special offers KEY FEATURES $8 per month (£5.55) $48 per 6 months (£33.10) $96 per year (£66.22) Connect up to six devices Supports OpenVPN, PPTP, L2TP/IPSec OS support: […]

  • DELL XPS 8900 SPECIAL EDITION REVIEW : WORK AND PLAY

    THE GOOD Simple, easy-to-upgrade design Strong gaming and VR performance Handy built-in audio software Lots of memory-card slots for productivity THE BAD Lackluster keyboard Not as compact as other VR-ready competitors VERDICT The Dell XPS 8900 SE offers VR-ready gaming performance within an easily upgradable design that’s fit for both work and play. Not every […]

  • DELL LATITUDE 13 7370 REVIEW

    PROS Beautiful design; Vivid Infinity display; Strong port selection; CONS More expensive than competing machines; Slower performance than the competition; Below-average battery life; Awkward webcam VERDICT The Dell Latitude 13 7370 is a beautiful and durable business notebook with a great display. Business laptops have been getting sexier and thinner, and Dell is taking that […]

  • CHROMEBOOKS VS. WINDOWS 10 LAPTOPS : WHAT SHOULD YOU BUY?

    Chromebooks have grown from a curiosity to a force to be reckoned with. Offering a simple and stripped-down experience, Google’s Chrome OS is extremely easy to use (if you can use a browser, you’re good), and it comes inside several affordable laptops that cost as little as $159.   However, Microsoft isn’t taking this threat […]

  • Lenovo IdeaPad 100S Windows 10 Laptop Launched at Rs. 14,999

    Lenovo has launched its budget-friendly IdeaPad 100S laptop in India, with an end user price (EUP) of Rs. 14,999. The laptop, which is exclusively available via Snapdeal, runs Windows 10 – the highlight of the laptop at this price. To recall, the IdeaPad 100S was launched by Lenovo at IFA 2015 in September, alongside other […]

  • Two settings to make using the Mac App Store easier

    If you are a frequent shopper at the Mac App Store and are tired of entering your password each time you go to download an app, there are two settings you should know about. Unfortunately, it seems to me you can’t use both at the same time. To find them, open System Preferences, choose App […]

  • Does it make sense to buy a Surface?

    I interrupt your regularly scheduled deal of the day to ask a question. (Sometimes I just like to converse. So save your money today, or just skip down to the bonus deals.) Does it make sense to buy a Microsoft Surface Pro? Or Surface Book? Or an Apple iPad Pro? Or any kind of hybrid […]

  • Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 brings the modular concept to tablets

    Proving that it isn’t afraid to innovate, Lenovo has unveiled a modular tablet with add-on accessories that change the way it functions. The ThinkPad X1 Tablet will launch alongside a trio of accessories, including a battery pack that adds an additional five hours of runtime. There’s also a pico projector that turns the device into a presentation tool, […]

  • Microsoft’s Android app ,‘not going as planned’

    Back at this year’s Build conference, Microsoft said that it will make available tools to port apps from other platforms, including iOS and Android. Now it looks like the Android tool — dubbed Astoria — won’t be available any time soon, if ever. Windows Central is reporting “from multiple sources” that Project Astoria is now […]