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Study Shows Cameras Can Steal Data from Computer Hard Drive LED Lights

3 Mar security-3-e1453618438177-1024x512

Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Cyber Security Research Center have demonstrated that data can be stolen from an isolated “air-gapped” computer’s hard drive reading the pulses of light on the LED drive using various types of cameras and light sensors. (more…)

Consumer Reports Finally Recommends the Newest Macbook Pro from Apple

14 Jan macbook-pro-990x634

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Well, the sun is finally rising in the east again and Apple’s latest Macbook Pro won’t have to bear the stigma of being the first to not be recommended by Consumer Reports. The publication appears to have sorted out the issues that were causing the highly irregular battery life. (more…)

Global PC Shipments Fall for Fifth Year in a Row: Gartner

13 Jan macbook-pro-15-inch-2013-820x420-600x307

Global PC shipments reached 72.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, a 3.7 percent annual decline, according to preliminary results by Gartner. For the year 2016, PC shipments totaled 269.7 million units, a 6.2 percent decline from 2015. PC shipments have fallen year-on-year since 2012. (more…)

Apple Wanted Higher Battery Life in the Latest Macbook, But Failed in a Key Test : Bloomberg

22 Dec apple-macbook-pro-second-display-768x541

By Aastha Chugh, The Tech Portal

Bloomberg came up with an article on Apple’s Mac “How Apple Alienated Mac Loyalists”, talking about what exactly went wrong with the latest Mac book that led to disappointment among the Mac lovers. (more…)

Apple’s 4th-Gen MacBook Pro Hits the Taiwan Market with Prices Starting from NTD$ 47,900

13 Dec 12-38-12983-624x351

Apple announced on the 2nd of December that its 4th-generation MacBook Pro with the latest Touch Bar and Trackpad will officially hit the Taiwan market this month, with retail prices starting from NTD$ 47,900. (more…)

Dell Unveils its Best Mobile Thin Clients Yet with Enterprise-Class Performance and Security

22 Sep dell-featured-tp-new-1024x512

Dell has announced a new, redesigned mobile thin client portfolio for those who need to be on the move, but also require critical intellectual property (IP) and data to be protected – even against zero-day, advanced persistent threats.

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HP Enterprise’s Software Unit Is Up for Sale, Might Go to Thoma Brova: Report

5 Sep HPE-Logo

By Mir Juned Hussain, The Tech Portal

In a bid to focus its strategies on networking, storage, data centers and related technology services, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is in talks (via Reuters) about selling its entire software unit to Thoma Bravo LLC. The tech giant hopes to generate between $8 billion and $10 billion in this deal. (more…)

After Its Swift 7 Laptop, Acer’s Spin 7 Is Spinning Heads at IFA 2016

5 Sep acer01-624x413

By Arjun Kocher, The Tech Portal

Well, alright. The Swift 7 is a pretty awesome device. We can grant you that. Thin, specs that are capable of blowing your mind and a degree of versatility that can leave you amazed. However, for those who are looking for machines that are more flexible and can match the power of almost any machine out there.  Allow us to introduce you to Acer’s brand new Spin 7 laptop. (more…)

Corning Continues to Launch Stronger Glass to Challenge New Limits

31 Aug Corning-Acer-Chrome-Book-624x415

A display of great quality is vital for portable devices such as smartphones or tablets to show texts, images and videos. Recently, Corning is showcasing their bigger, thinner, high efficiency and tougher panel portfolio in Touch Taiwan 2016 at Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall. (more…)

HP Beats Analyst Expectations in Third Quarter, Reports $11.9 Billion Revenues with Stabilized PC Sales

26 Aug HP2-e1446488537933

By Vishal Srivastava, The Tech Portal

HP, the second-largest PC manufacturer after Lenovo, recently announced its third quarter earnings report. It reported a revenue of $11.9 billion and $783 million in earnings (48 cents a share). Although the numbers declined from the period last year but they managed to beat analyst estimates which had pegged revenues at $11.44 billion and an EPS of 44 cents. (more…)