Month: August 2016

Hands-on review: Getac S410

If there was a fashion competition for laptops, the Getac S410 wouldn’t win it. And that’s fine, because this chunky system is a semi-rugged model designed to be used by field operatives based out in the great outdoors who need a device that’s reliable, solid and won’t weigh them down. Too much, anyway. People who

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Hands-on review: IFA 2016: Lenovo Yoga 910

After sticking with the same design for two years, Lenovo is giving the Yoga 900 a dramatic makeover and it’s fair to say the Yoga 910 is completely different 2-in-1 laptop. Lenovo has tweaked or completely changed every element of its flagship convertible with everything including a slimmer chassis, larger 13.9-inch UHD screen, smaller bezels,

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Hands-on review: IFA 2016: Lenovo Yoga Book

If Apple, Microsoft and their lot are the Thomas Edisons of the computing industry, then Lenovo has become the Nikola Tesla. Whereas the de facto founders of Silicon Valley established (and consistently update) the status quo for computing, Lenovo has constantly questioned and toyed with just what computing is since it bought IBM’s ThinkPad business.

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Dropbox changes passwords after 68M account records were compromised

Dropbox’s move last week to ask users who had signed up before mid-2012 to change their account passwords followed the discovery of a large dump of email addresses and passwords related to these accounts. The online storage company confirmed late Tuesday reports that 68 million user email addresses and hashed and salted passwords from an

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Adobe patches critical vulnerability in ColdFusion application server

Adobe Systems released critical security patches for its ColdFusion application server, which has been a target for hackers in the past. The updates are available for ColdFusion versions 10 and 11 and address a critical security vulnerability that could lead to sensitive information disclosure when parsing specially crafted XML entities. [ Download InfoWorld’s essential guide

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Hands-on review: IFA 2016: Acer Swift 7

Acer’s shiny new Swift 7 laptop has one-upped Apple’s MacBook. The first Ultrabook to measure under 1cm thick (at the chunkier end, obviously), it’s deliciously sleek and a real tempting option if you’re looking for an ultraportable to take on the move. In other words, it measures 9.98mm at the rear end, which features a

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