Laptops

CBSE to allow children with special needs to write board exams with laptops

CBSE to allow children with special needs to write board exams with laptops

Children with special needs appearing for class 10 and 12 board examination will be able to use computer or laptops to write their exam from this year, with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) approving the proposal, according to an official order.

Feb 28, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
Only laptops be purchased for state-run schools: Kerala government

Only laptops be purchased for state-run schools: Kerala government

As a result of the order, 45,000 classrooms in close to 4,775 schools would be supplied 60,250 laptops and 43,750 projectors before this fiscal ends on March 31.

Jan 10, 2018, 13:40 PM IST
Laptops may soon be banned from checked-in bags

Laptops may soon be banned from checked-in bags

A test has shown that when a laptop’s rechargeable lithium-ion battery overheats it can cause an explosion.

Oct 25, 2017, 08:11 AM IST
Cambridge University may scrap written exams due to bad handwriting

Cambridge University may scrap written exams due to bad handwriting

The move would see an end to more than 800 years of tradition after students increasingly chose to use laptops to take down lecture notes.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

UK laptop ban on flights to be introduced 'in the coming days'

Britain's ban on laptops and tablet computers in the cabin on flights from several Middle Eastern and North African countries will be introduced "in the coming days", a Downing Street spokesman said today.

Mar 22, 2017, 22:45 PM IST
Check out Project Valerie, Razer's insane three-screen gaming laptop concept

Check out Project Valerie, Razer's insane three-screen gaming laptop concept

It's insane, it's super-duper cool, it's just crazy and its the ultimate fanstasy come true for all computer gamers as Razer has unveiled its Project Valerie concept – a gaming laptop with three-screen.

Jan 05, 2017, 21:24 PM IST
Did you know Malware can turn your laptop into an eavesdropping device?

Did you know Malware can turn your laptop into an eavesdropping device?

A new study has warned that Malware can covertly transform headphones into a pair of microphones can turn your personal computer into a perpetual eavesdropping device.

Nov 23, 2016, 18:01 PM IST
RDP ThinBook: India's most affordable 14.1-inch laptop costs just Rs 9999

RDP ThinBook: India's most affordable 14.1-inch laptop costs just Rs 9999

Leading IT hardware and mobility manufacturing company on Thursday launched India's most affordable 14.1-inch laptop pricing it at just Rs 9,999.

Aug 04, 2016, 22:49 PM IST

Top 10 laptops under Rs 20,000 in India

Checkout top 10 laptops under Rs 20,000 in India.

May 19, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

Is India ready for the 'thinnest' laptop age?

Nishant Arora/IANS

Apr 28, 2016, 10:43 AM IST
Superior batteries for laptops, smartphones in the offing

Superior batteries for laptops, smartphones in the offing

Rechargeable lithium metal batteries offer better energy storage capabilities than today's workhorse lithium-ion technology that are used in our smartphones and laptops.

Feb 08, 2016, 17:45 PM IST

Can excessive use of Wi-Fi, gadgets, trigger headaches, allergies?

 Should you worry about 'wireless allergies'?

Sep 12, 2015, 13:22 PM IST

Planning to build your own sub-50K computer? Here's how!

The choices of computers in today's world is not really hard considering the ample quantity of manufacturers and their products.

Aug 25, 2015, 19:51 PM IST

Britons prefer smartphones over laptops to go online: Watchdog

Smartphones have overtaken laptops as the preferred way for Britons to go online, driven by increased take-up of the devices and a jump in superfast mobile broadband subscriptions, the British telecoms regulator said on Thursday.

Aug 06, 2015, 07:12 AM IST

SC rejects PIL on 'misuse' of funds for laptops by judges

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking probe into the alleged misuse of funds allocated for purchase of computers for judicial officers of courts in Delhi.

Jul 01, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

UP govt to give free laptops to class X, XII pass out students

 Uttar Pradesh government today decided to provide free laptops to meritorious students, who passed class X and XII examinations conducted by CBSE, ICSE and the state board.

Jun 23, 2015, 18:35 PM IST

J&K govt to give laptops to teachers for live demos to students

To make learning interesting, the Jammu and Kashmir government will be providing laptops to school teachers to ensure that they can give live demonstrations to students on various topics.

May 10, 2015, 17:58 PM IST

Smart devices, TVs pushing digital ad market: Study

Growth in smartphones, tablets, TVs and laptops has pushed the Indian digital advertising market, which is expected to expand at an annual rate of 30 percent to cross Rs 3,675 crore by month-end, says a study.

Apr 10, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

PC shipments decline in Q1; mobile PCs, hybrids pick up

Global PC shipments - desktops, notebooks and laptops - witnessed a decline in the range of 5.2-6.7 percent in the first quarter this year, research firms IDC and Gartner said on Friday.

Apr 10, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: Rs.3,100 crore for free laptops, fans

The Tamil Nadu government has budgeted Rs.3,100 crore in 2015-16 towards free distribution of laptops to students and fans/mixies/grinders for women.

Mar 25, 2015, 16:18 PM IST