HP has released the world’s first 2-in-1 convertible mobile workstation. The HP ZBook X2 aims to bring high performance into a versatile form factor that’s also familiar to professionals already proficient to drawing tablets.
The ZBook X2’s design borrows much from today’s drawing tablets. The ZBook X2 has a column of function buttons on either side of the display, much like many high-end drawing tabs do. An adjustable kickstand at the rear lets the user’s hands rest in a comfortable position.
To provide the best experience for artists and designers, HP has opted for a 14-inch 4K IPS panel that covers 100% of the Adobe RGB [...]
Autonomous, the makers behind the sitting/standing Smart Desk, has recently launched the third iteration of their Smart Desk series, the Autonomous Smart Desk 3. Autonomous claims that the Smart Desk 3 is the world’s first AI powered workstation and you’ll soon see why.
With the original Smart Desk and the Smart Desk 2, Autonomous focused on perfecting their Smart Desk’s main function which was to simply move up and down for both sitting and standing use. With the Smart Desk 3, Autonomous has now also integrated a tablet directly into the desk itself.
The tablet is a 7-inch tablet which sits flush on the table to the left of the user. The [...]
Microsoft’s Surface Studio is pretty cool. The 28-inch all-in-one desktop that instantly turns into a large canvas for drawing certainly drew a lot of attention when it was revealed last year, but there’s a couple major problems with it. First, you’ll have to fork out at least $3,000 for just the base model and second, you’re locked into the existing hardware with little to no upgrade path within just a few years.
To solve this issue, Dell revealed the Canvas 27, which is a solution that provides all the benefits the Surface Studio provides, but removes all the limitations. The Dell Canvas 27 is a massive pen display sporting a 27-inch Adobe RGB [...]
Love ’em or hate ’em, Dell has without a doubt become one of the most innovative laptop makers in the market. Its latest move is a refresh of its entire Latitude line of business-centric laptops with the new Latitude 7000-series leading the way.
The newest 12″ 2-in-1 in the Latitude series is the Dell Latitude 7285. Internally, it can be configured with up to an Intel Core i7-7Y75 mobile CPU, 16GB of ram, and 256GB of SSD storage. It’s also a 2-in-1 which allows it to easily shift from tablet to laptop mode.
So far, it sounds pretty normal, but the most interesting part about the Latidude 7285 is that it’s also capable of wireless [...]
When it comes to Wi-Fi, we don’t really demand all that much. All we want is a good Wi-Fi signal with reasonable performance to watch funny cat videos in 4K. However, as you may know, in practice that’s not always how things work.
If poor Wi-Fi signals and slow speeds are ruining your life, here are a few fixes you could try to solve your Wi-Fi issues once and for all.
Update Your Router’s Firmware
If you’re trying to troubleshoot bad Wi-Fi signal or slow performance, the first thing you should always do is check to make sure your router is updated to the latest firmware. While newer routers have the ability to do [...]
Microsoft announced a new Surface Pro at its ShangHai event today. While the new Surface Pro is not a full-blown iteration of the Surface Pro 4, it does update it with some much-needed improvements and a few new features.Model Microsoft Surface Pro Colors Platinum Material Magnesium Alloy Processor Intel 7th Gen Core m3, i5, i7 Graphics Intel HD Graphics 615 (m3) Intel HD Graphics 620 (i5) Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 (i7) Memory 4GB, 8GB, 16GB DDR4 Display 12.3″ 2,736 x 1,824p PixelSense display Cooling Passive (m3, 15) Active (i7) Weight m3: 1.69 lbs (766 g) i5: 1.73 lbs (786 g) i7: 1.73 lbs (786 g) Price Starting at $799.99
The new [...]
A keylogging vulnerability has been discovered in HP laptop’s audio driver, says the independent Swiss security firm Modzero.
The security concern stems from the way the audio driver handles inputs from media control keys. The driver process, called MicTray64.exe, records when media keys are pressed and change settings accordingly.
This is harmless on its own, but the problem is that the driver also writes keystrokes to a text file called MicTray.log. If the file is obtained, the attacker can extract personal information such as passwords and credit card numbers.
The situation is made worse when the MicTray.log is not created or doesn’t exist. [...]
Shortly after revealing Windows 10 S and the Surface Laptop, Microsoft is planning to “show the world what’s next”, this time in Shanghai.
The theme of this event is unclear. The barren teaser site starkly features an image of Shanghai city and #MicrosoftEvent banner.
Microsoft fans have their fingers crossed for an updated Surface Pro. Despite an excellent quarter, Microsoft saw a 26% dip in Surface revenue. A refresh on the Surface Pro 4 is desperately needed, and a new Surface Book can’t hurt either. Many are also holding out on the possibility of a Surface Phone.
The event is just three weeks away, so more information should [...]
These days, USB is pretty much everywhere. From your laptop to your smartphone to your tablet to much, much more, USB has become the dominant standard for communications between PCs and other electronic devices.
Originally started in the 1990’s to establish a standardized connector for PC peripherals, today USB it’s used for everything from computer mice to even laptop charging. In order to accommodate for such a wide range of devices and applications, USB introduced numerous versions and revisions within each version over its lifetime, which has unfortunately led to a bit of confusion. As such, this article aims to provide a handy reference guide to [...]
Missed out on the last free line promotion from T-Mobile and been kicking yourself ever since? No worries! T-Mobile is bringing back a new free line promotion starting March 1.
According to the details of the announcement, new or existing T-Mobile customers with at least two lines of voice service can get an additional line for free after bill credits and will remain free until cancelled or changes are made to the account. The line can be used for any sort of device including a smartphone, tablet, smartwatch, etc.
Unlike many other promotions T-Mobile has been running as of late, this one does not require subscription to T-Mobile’s ONE or Simple Choice [...]