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  • Evernote planning two-factor authentication following hack
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    Evernote planning two-factor authentication following hack

    By 5 March 2013

    Note-taking company Evernote has announced that it will offer two-factor authentication in the near future, after suffering a major data breach last week.   Evernote confirmed the news to InformationWeek, saying: "We were already planning to roll out...

  • Evernote resets passwords after user data accessed by hackers
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    Evernote resets passwords after user data accessed by hackers

    By 3 March 2013

    Evernote has announced that its databases have been hacked, forcing the reset of almost 50 million users’ passwords as a precaution to protect data. The note-taking company says that no notes or content stored on Evernote were accessed, nor was any...

  • Asus VivoBook S400 & S200 notebook pictures and hands on
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    Asus VivoBook S400 & S200 notebook pictures and hands on

    By 24 October 2012

    There's a slice of Windows 8 pie for everyone, as Asus proves with its budget-yet-capable VivoBook series. It's coming to the UK in its 11.6-inch S200 and 14-inch S400 guises, and Pocket-lint was on hand at Asus's Windows 8 announcement to get a closer...

  • HP Envy m4 Notebook revealed along with Pavilion Sleekbook 14 and 15
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    HP Envy m4 Notebook revealed along with Pavilion Sleekbook 14 and 15

    By 21 September 2012

    HP has revealed three new laptop computers that will run the new Windows 8 platform and be powered by the latest Intel Core TM processors, including a vamped up HP Envy m4 Notebook PC. The manufacturer has also unveiled the HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14 and...

  • HP adds to Ultrabook range with Spectre XT TouchSmart and Envy TouchSmart
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    HP adds to Ultrabook range with Spectre XT TouchSmart and Envy TouchSmart

    By 30 August 2012

    Sporting touch displays and physical Qwerty keyboards, the HP Spectre XT TouchSmart and HP Envy TouchSmart Ultrabooks run Windows 8, making the most of the touch optimised OS, while remaining true to their notebook roots. The screen of the Spectre XT...

  • Samsung Series 7 Gamer notebook gets refresh and yellow paintjob
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    Samsung Series 7 Gamer notebook gets refresh and yellow paintjob

    By 13 August 2012

    Samsung has certainly made sure you’ll notice the latest update to its Series 7 Gamer 3D notebook, by emblazoning it in a garish yellow.  However, it’s not just the paintwork that has been revamped by Samsung, with the manufacturer beefing up a number...

  • Intel Nikiski concept pictures and hands-on
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    Intel Nikiski concept pictures and hands-on

    By 1 August 2012

    The Nikiski is a notebook concept from Intel, incorporating a transparent panel in the deck in place of the traditional touchpad and palm rest. It's a prototype designed to show where Ultrabooks could go in the future.  Unveiled back at CES 2012, Intel...

  • Sony VAIO E Series 14 laptop sports hand gesture control
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    Sony VAIO E Series 14 laptop sports hand gesture control

    By 10 April 2012

    Sony has unveiled its latest VAIO E Series 14 laptop range and has added a bit of colour to mark the occasion. Available in white, black and even pink, Sony’s style team has introduced a new "wrap-around" design that sees the borders of the lid, base,...

  • MacBook Air 15-inch landing in April?
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    MacBook Air 15-inch landing in April?

    By 14 March 2012

    Could a 15-inch MacBook Air be coming as early as next month? Yes, if a report from Electric Pig is anything to go by. The Pig is reporting that an "anonymous vendor" at a UK accessories expo held in London on Tuesday spilled the beans on the new size...

  • Acer V3 series reminds us there's more to life than Ultrabooks
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    Acer V3 series reminds us there's more to life than Ultrabooks

    By 6 March 2012

    It may seem that the only laptops available now are Ultrabooks, but that's not the case. In fact, Acer has just unveiled a pretty nifty range that proves otherwise – the Acer V3 series. Available in 14, 15.6 and 17.3-inch models, the V3 range packs...

  • LG Z330 and Z430 Ultrabook duo kick off the CES frenzy
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    LG Z330 and Z430 Ultrabook duo kick off the CES frenzy

    By 5 January 2012

    When it comes to PCs, CES and 2012 in general, it looks like the Ultrabook will be dominant . With just a handful of the super slim devices going live in 2011 there are estimates that we're going to be hit by hundreds this year. With that in mind, LG...

  • Intel boss: Ultrabook killed the netbook star
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    Intel boss: Ultrabook killed the netbook star

    By 4 October 2011

    The message from Intel is clear: that there's not enough room in the PC town for both the Ultrabook and the netbook. Or, at least, that is the impression that Pocket-lint got when we sat down with Kaz Yoshida, president of Intel Japan. Talking after his...

  • Asus U46 skinny screen notebook gets UK release
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    Asus U46 skinny screen notebook gets UK release

    By 13 September 2011

    It may not be as skinny as its Ultrabook-tag wielding cousin the Asus UX31, but the Asus U46 is as keen as a Weight Watchers graduate to boast about its slimline credentials. The 14-inch notebook, which has been officially unveiled to the UK for the first...

  • Samsung Series 7 Gamer monster notebook announced
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    Samsung Series 7 Gamer monster notebook announced

    By 23 August 2011

    Samsung wants you to get your game on with its Series 7 Gamer - its beefed up notebook PC that it has just announced. Boasting a hardware spec sheet that would burn through an Excel spreadsheet faster than a hot knife through butter, the Series 7 is definitely...

  • Intel has big plans for Ultrabook future
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    Intel has big plans for Ultrabook future

    By 11 August 2011

    Since the MacBook Air super-thin model landed last year with a super-quick boot-up time, making us all go "oooh" and "aaah", many notebook manufacturers have tried to emulate the skinny Mac's design and quick-play options. Samsung has its Series 9 machine,...

  • Acer MacBook Air rival incoming?
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    Acer MacBook Air rival incoming?

    By 9 August 2011

    Stan Shih was reported as recently saying that ultrabooks are a fad. But it seems that the Acer founder was pulling his best poker face and bluffing, or maybe he's just not too up to date with the goings-on at Acer HQ these days, as it looks that the...

  • Alienware M11x R3   review
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    Alienware M11x R3 review

    By 8 August 2011

    Gaming laptops don't need to be great hulking brutes. They can be small and (relatively) light while still giving you the power you need, like the Alienware M11x which packs a Sandy Bridge Core i7 and an Nvidia GT540M graphics card into an 11.6-inch frame...

  • Next-gen MacBook Air and Mac mini details revealed
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    Next-gen MacBook Air and Mac mini details revealed

    By 20 July 2011

    Let it never be said that Apple doesn't know how to whip up an online rumour frenzy. For months now, we've been hearing supposed details of the new MacBook Air models and now, finally, the official details seem to have spilled - along with details of...

  • Acer Aspire 5755 announced for multimedia types
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    Acer Aspire 5755 announced for multimedia types

    By 18 July 2011

    Acer's last couple of notebook releases have had the business gent in mind, but the latest announcement, the Acer Aspire 5755, is aimed squarely at multimedia fans who like to be entertained by their PCs. Packing the latest generation Intel Core chips...

  • Acer Travelmate 8481 hits the road
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    Acer Travelmate 8481 hits the road

    By 15 July 2011

    Acer has added another setup to its line of portable Travelmate laptops . The thin and lightweight 8481 looks like it is aimed at those hunting for something to provide computing power on the go, without a massive sacrifice in weight and size. Featuring...

  • Asus Automobili Lamborghini VX7 starts its engines
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    Asus Automobili Lamborghini VX7 starts its engines

    By 12 July 2011

    Asus has followed up last year's Asus Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 notebook with a Sandy Bridge monster - the ASUS Automobili Lamborghini VX7. The VX7 packs a big hardware punch as well as being a slick looking machine with a quad-core second generation Intel...

  • Acer TravelMate 5760: Have laptop, will travel
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    Acer TravelMate 5760: Have laptop, will travel

    By 23 June 2011

    Acer has announced its latest business friendly notebook, for folk who are out and about a lot - the TravelMate 5760. Boasting more security than a birthday party at the Beckham's, the Acer TravelMate 5760 boasts Intel Anti-Theft technology and Absolute...

  • Asus unleashes ultra-thin U36 notebook
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    Asus unleashes ultra-thin U36 notebook

    By 22 June 2011

    These laptops just keep on getting thinner, with the latest to enter the super slim brigade arriving in the form of the Asus U36. The 19mm thick magnesium alloy netbook features clever technology that means it keeps itself clean, so you can transport...

  • Acer Timeline X is big on battery
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    Acer Timeline X is big on battery

    By 8 June 2011

    Acer had refreshed its TimelineX range - adding Intel Sandy Bridge processors and bringing promises of a big battery boost. The boost isn't just in terms of battery life either (which is up to 10 hours by the way) it's to do with the actual life cycle...

  • Acer Ethos multimedia duo unveiled
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    Acer Ethos multimedia duo unveiled

    By 7 June 2011

    Acer has announced the arrival of two higher-end laptops, designed firmly with HD multimedia in mind - the Sandy Bridge packing Acer Ethos 8951G and 5951G. Starting with the daddy of the two, the Acer Ethos 8951G - this is a 18.4-inch display packing...