Laptops

IPRO Livepad 8.9: The Sub-RM 1000 Windows 8.1 Tablet With WUXGA IPS Display

by Chief Chapree · 4 days ago · 2 Comments · 1.9k views

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A typical Intel Atom-based Windows 8.1 tablet in the market does not usually come with a full HD display. After all, such tablet is usually made for the budget segment of the market and having lower resolution display would tone its price tag down.

But not for IPRO Livepad 8.9 though as it is actually equipped with an 8.9-inch WUXGA IPS display. That’s 1920 x 1200 resolution, to be exact and believe it or not: the tablet still costs under RM 1000.

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Lenovo Website Hijacked; Company Email Stolen

by Farhan · 4 days ago · No Comments · 878 views

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Lenovo’s woes continue after attackers took control of its website, which allowed to intercept company emails and redirect visitors to other sites. The website has been taken down, and Lenovo is still working on getting it working again.

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MCMC’s Self Labelling Program Starts This June: No More Ugly Stickers On Your Devices

by Chief Chapree · 6 days ago · 2 Comments · 3.8k views

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Some users are ok with it but we believe many of you out there actually peeled off the MCMC – SIRIM stickers (like the one above) that usually seemed out of place on your shiny new smartphone or laptops. If you are one of them, here’s a good news for you: it will soon be a thing of past as MCMC today has officially launched the Self Labelling Program (SLP) for communications and multimedia products.

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NVIDIA To Reinstate Overclocking Capability For GeForce GTX GPU on Laptops

by Chief Chapree · 6 days ago · 1 Comment · 860 views

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When NVIDIA released driver version 347.52 earlier this month, many users have found out that driver has disabled the ability to overclock the GeForce GTX 900M GPUs for laptops. Although an NVIDIA representative has explained that the overclock was turned on by mistake (referred to as “a bug”) and it was turned off again to protect user’s system, many continued to criticize the decision.

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Lenovo Superfish Debacle Leaves Users Open To Malicious Attacks

by Farhan · 7 days ago · 2 Comments · 1.2k views

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Lenovo had a less than happy Chinese New Year as it was discovered to have installed adware that hijacks web sessions, leaving users vulnerable to HTTPS man-in-the-middle attacks. It becomes worse as the difficulty in defeating the encryption of the adware is so easy that researchers managed to guess the password in three hours.

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VAIO Brings Back Its Flagship Z Series with the VAIO Z and VAIO Z Canvas Hybrid Laptops

by Andrew Cheng · 2 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 2k views

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VAIO has finally brought back its flagship Z series laptop with the VAIO Z and VAIO Z Canvas. After the VAIO Z series was phased out several years ago, it’s nice to see a revival of the series from the brand that has been sold to investment fund Japan Industrial Partners.

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MacBook Air Drops from 1,000 Feet at 200kmph from an Airplane

by Andrew Cheng · 2 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 4.3k views

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This particular MacBook Air took its name a little bit too literally. Pilot and Reddit user, Carl (or av80r as his name appears on Reddit), dropped his 2011 MacBook Air from 1,000 feet at 200kmph when he forgotten to do the proper pre-takeoff checks before taking off on his light aircraft that resulted in the mishap.

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Move Over 4K, VESA Has Just Added Support for 8K Displays with Latest Embedded DisplayPort 1.4a

by Andrew Cheng · 3 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 1k views

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Just when you thought 4K displays were cutting edge, VESA has published the specifications for version 1.4a of Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), which enables 8K displays on smartphones, tablets, laptops, and even all-in-one computers.

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Hands-On: The 2015 Alienware 15 Gaming Laptop

by Chief Chapree · 3 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 3.4k views

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So, the 2015 Alienware 17 is not the only new Alienware gaming laptop in town. Also unveiled at CES 2015, Dell Malaysia today has also officially launched the new 2015 Alienware 15 for our market although it was already available through the company’s online store starting from last month.

Just like its bigger brother, Dell stated that the 2015 Alienware 15 is lighter and slimmer than its predecessor. By predecessor, we mean the Alienware M15x that was discontinued in 2011. It would be mind boggling if the 2015 version is not slimmer and lighter, right?

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Hands-On: 2015 Alienware 17 Gaming Laptop

by Chief Chapree · 3 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 3.1k views

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Alongside the sleek 2015 Dell XPS 13, the 2015 Alienware 17 gaming laptop is one of the new products that Dell has launched at the CES 2015 last month and it was made available in Malaysia just mere weeks after that.  Being a 17-inch laptop, one would naturally expect the laptop to be bulky but Dell has somehow claimed that it is actually lighter and thinner than its predecessors.

So, is that really the case? Well, read more to find out.

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Razer Blade To Be Refreshed With New Processor and GPU, Available For Malaysia in March

by Chief Chapree · 4 weeks ago · 6 Comments · 1.8k views

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Four months after NVIDIA GeForce GTX 900M GPU series went official, Razer has finally decided to refresh its 14-inch Razer Blade gaming laptop with the new GPU. At the same time, it also now features a slightly faster Intel Core i7 processor and double the amount of RAM as compared to the original 14-inch Razer Blade that was released in 2014.

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Quick Look: ASUS EeeBook X205 Notebook, Coming This March For As Low As RM 699

by Chief Chapree · 1 month ago · 9 Comments · 3.8k views

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During the era of netbook several years ago, one of the most known product series in the segment is the ASUS Eee PC. The Taiwanese company then decided to shelved the series due to declining sales of netbook in 2013 but last year, the name reappeared once again in the form of EeeBook X205 which will be released in Malaysia this coming March.

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