PC Shipments In India Decline 2.2% In Q2 2016, HP Leads: IDC

PC shipments in India declined 2.2 per cent to 2.14 million units in the April-June quarter this year, research firm IDC said. The sales stood at 2.19 million units in the second quarter of last year. However, on a sequential basis, the shipments grew 7.2 per cent over the January-March quarter this year. “Consumer spending throughout the quarter remained lukewarm. However, owing to seasonality, the quarter ended up with a positive momentum,” PTI report published in NDTV quoted IDC India Senior Market Analyst Client Devices Manish Yadav as saying. The Indian PC...

Lenovo Laptops Hit By Critical Security Flaw

Lenovo laptops have once again exposed to critical security flaws. A serious hardware vulnerability, thought to be confined to UEFI drivers in Lenovo laptops, has been found in firmware running on its motherboards. The exploit, dubbed ThinkPwn, was published earlier this week by a researcher named Dmytro Oleksiuk. Other PC vendors are also potentially vulnerable to ThinkPwn. A newly released exploit can disable the write protection of critical firmware areas in Lenovo ThinkPads and possibly laptops from other vendors as well. Many new Windows security features, like Secure Boot, Virtual Secure Mode...

Lenovo Bets Big On India To Fix Dropping Smartphone Biz

After reporting its first loss in six years, Chinese technology major Lenovo is now betting big on the Indian market to fix the dropping smartphone business. Lenovo, which received about USD one billion in revenue from India last year, is also looking at bringing in more premium devices here, including new Moto Z smartphones that can be customized with ‘mods’. “We will continue to invest in the market and grow our share here, there is a strong long term potential,” PTI report published in Economic Times quoted Lenovo Senior Vice President and...

Lenovo Rolls Out Tango-Enabled Smartphone

Chinese smartphone maker, Lenovo has launchedPHAB2 Pro, the world’s first Tango-enabled smartphone to enable augmented reality experiences along with dual-camera PHAB2 Plus and full-sized PHAB2 smartphones. PHAB2 Pro: World’s First Tango-Enabled AR Smartphone Unlike any other phone, the PHAB2 Pro, powered by Tango technology – a set of sensors and software from Google that senses and maps its surroundings – makes a host of cutting-edge smartphone augmented reality (AR) experiences possible. For example, using AR apps, students can place true-to-scale virtual dinosaurs in their classrooms and enhance their learning through...
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