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Apr 21, 2017
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Kingston SSDNow KC400 Business-Class Solid-State Drive (SSD)

Tired of waiting PC take time to boot up completely? Thanks to the world leading company in memory products – Kingston, has officially announced KC400 solid-state drive (SSD) to add into its SSDNow family. The latest KC400 SSD is designed to improve reliability, minimal thermal output, speed boost, and low power consumption which is aimed for both consumers and business users.

Although Kingston KC400 2.5-inch SSD is not designed for heavy use-cases such as server workloads, but it is perform up to 15 times faster than a conventional hard drive to deliver consistent performance for both compressible and incompressible data and improve responsiveness in performance-hungry applications.

Kingston KC400 features end-to-end data path protection and SmartECC to protect against data corruption, and SmartRefresh technology to protect against read errors. In addition, the drive also built-in firmware-controlled power loss management that able to recover from an unexpected power shutdown. While features of advances in controller technology and NAND provides KC400 SSD excellent data reliability.

The KC400 SSD is available in four different storage capacities – 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB options. The 256GB model is the fastest of the four, featuring a maximum read speed of 550MB/S, and maximum write speed of 540MB/S. It also provides warrantied for 5 years with free technical support.

Features & Specifications of Kingston KC400 SSD:

Sequential Read/Write: SATA Rev. 3.0

Maximum 4k Read/Write:

Random 4k Read/Write:

PCMARK Vantage HDD Suite Score: 84,000

Enterprise S.M.A.R.T. Tools: reliability tracking, usage statistics, life remaining, wear leveling, temperature

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Apr 21, 2017
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Asus Transformer 3 Pro 12.6-inch screen Match with Microsoft Surface which claims as “the tablet that can replace laptop”

Asus has officially announced its new Windows 10 PCs – Asus Transformer 3 Pro with Windows Hello support, which the company claims as “the tablet that can replace your laptop”. This newly refreshed 2-in-1 detachable PC is designed with business professionals in mind, making it easy convertible within notebook and tablet device for working on-the-go.

Transformer 3 Pro equipped with 12.6-inch screen (2880 x 1920 pixels resolution) which slightly bigger than the Surface Pro 4 at 12.3 inches. It polished and metallic body comes with diamond-cut edges and detachable keyboard is outfitted in a soft PU leather and sports a large glass trackpad.

The Transformer 3 Pro bundled with Intel Core i7 processor, up to 16GB of memory, impressive 1TB of SSD storage drive, kickstand, Active Pen, and three ports- HDMI, USB-C with Thunderbolt 3, and USB 3.0 connector.

Other features include Asus Transformer 3 Pro power by Windows 10 and IR camera allows for secure login using Windows Hello.

At lightweight 795g and measures just 289 x 211 x 8.35mm, it is exceedingly portable and makes for a great travelling notebook.

Asus Transformer 3 Pro will be available in Quarter 3 this summer with price starting at $999.

Apr 21, 2017
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Dell’s XPS 13 Signature Edition Only $685 Instead of $999 at the Microsoft Store Today

If you were looking to buy new laptop computers that are smaller, faster, lighter, and easier to use. Whether you’re looking for a new computer from an online retailer or standing in line at a brick and mortar electronics store, you will definitely happy with amazing deal offers from Microsoft.

In celebration of Pi Day, Microsoft Store is offers Dell’s XPS 13 to everyone with price just $685 instead of $999 which can save over $300 on the purchase. To make or place an order, just head to the Microsoft Store here.

Dell XPS 13 brings stylish design with ultra-thin 13-inch business-oriented laptop equipped with a powerful 6th gen Intel Core i5-6200U processor, combining 8GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel (R) HD Graphics 5500, 128GB SSD storage offers ample room to store multimedia files and documents , high-definition 13.3-inch display, and comes preloaded with Windows 10 operating system. This slim laptop dimension only 11.98 x 7.88 x 0.33-0.60 inches and weighs at only 2.7lbs.

Besides amazing Pi Day deals, Microsoft has also offers new spring sale with $100 discount on some Surface Pro 4 models, and up to 50 percent off for a number of PCs and laptops.

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Apr 21, 2017
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Microsoft Stylish Tablet Surface Pro 4 & Surface Pro 3 Finally Launch in India Amazon.in

Surface Pro 4 is the most attractive and elegant tablet/laptop Windows 10 hybrid from Microsoft that same as its predecessor Surface Pro 3 2-in-1 PC. Surface Tablets has successful sale in United States since February 9, 2013, and now the first time Surface officially entering India market with the launch of new Surface Pro 4 and the older Surface Pro 3 at Microsoft event in New Delhi.

Microsoft has partnered exclusively with Amazon.in. Pre-orders will be available begin today via Amazon.in and delivery from January 14.

Pricing information as below:

Surface Pro 4 is redesign to enable users to run all their Windows programs and have full access to the filing system, while allowing the convenience of a touch-screen tablet. Surface Pro 4 comes with 12.3-inch screen, runs on 6th-generation Intel Core m3, i5 or i7 processor with up to 16 gigabytes of RAM, up to 1 terabyte SSD storage, and 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera with Dolby stereo support. It also features fingerprint scanner and hybrid cooling system. Surface Pro 4 turns into a fully-powered laptop from a tablet with dimension 11.5 x 7.9 x 0.33 inches and weighs just 766 grams.

Key features of Surface Pro 4:

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Apr 21, 2017
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How to Fix the Slow Wi-Fi Connectivity Issue on Surface Book and Surface Pro 4

The long anticipated Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are going on sale in US and Canada but seems that the glitch never end with the recent various problems such as Camera not work. Just recently, some early users have reported slow Wi-Fi connection issue on their new Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.

The slow Wi-Fi connection issue is more about software-related problem and where number of users have reported that when connected to Wi-Fi, the web pages do not load and the connection keeps getting disconnected. Another users also experience, the Wi-Fi shows “limited” connectivity and leads to reduce battery life of Surface tablet caused by continuous power consumption.

However, Microsoft has acknowledged slow Wi-Fi connection issue and promised to fix it in an upcoming update. Even though Microsoft did not mention the date and when the update would be released, but the company has recommended workaround to those experiencing problems with Wi-Fi connectivity.

Detailing the cause for the problem, a Microsoft employee at the official community’s forum has noted: “We have a known issue with .41 that results in low throughput with specific access points. The issue is specific to MAC layer aggregation (AMSDU over AMPDU) and only impacts a small subset of access points. We are working on a fix for an upcoming update. Until the fix is available, please update the registry key setting to work around this issue.”

Here how to fix the slow Wi-Fi issue that recommended by Microsoft:

Apr 21, 2017
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How To Fixes Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 Camera Issues When Open Camera

Microsoft has official announced Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are now available for purchase through various Microsoft Stores, Amazon and Best Buy in the US and Canada with starting price $1,499 and $899. Both Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are powered by sixth-generation Intel Core (Skylake) processors, come with up to 16GB of RAM, 1TB of storage, and camera 8MP rear 5MP front.

While Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 continues selling to millions of users, some customers are start experience various problems such as rear camera no autofocus and colour noise while using the camera. Some users are having trouble with the camera focus just blinks, unavailable to take a picture and print screen.

Another Surface Pro 4 user chimed in, saying, “Surface Pro 4 front camera works fine & screen capture works fine, but rear camera does not work when press the camera icon. The auto focus square blinks & the picture does get clearer (i.e. focuses), but Does not lock (i.e. quit blinking).”

Other user are also experiencing: “my rear camera works fine, but front camera won’t take any pics”.

To fix Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 camera issue, Microsoft have recently rolls out new update to Windows Camera app in Windows Store. The updated Windows Camera app is version 2015.1078.40.

Here how to update Windows Camera app of the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.

In addition, Messaging + Skype also updated for those on Windows 10 Insider Preview. The app is now at version 1.10.28004.0.

Download Windows Camera for Windows 10

Download Messaging + Skype for Windows 10 Preview

Apr 21, 2017
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Kangaroo – World Smallest Portable Windows 10 PC With Price $99

Most company are slowly updating existing laptop lineups and launching new models that offer support for the Microsoft new operating system – Windows 10. Whether it’s towards hybrid devices such as new Surface Book or tablet, one such company that has been aggressively launching new portable Windows 10 desktop mini PC is InFocus. The Portland technology giant has launched portable desktop PC called the Kangaroo with purchase price of $99 that offer consumers a convenient way to carry desktop PC in their pocket.

The highlight of the portable desktop PC Kangaroo, as its name suggests, its equipped with an Intel Cherrytrail (Z8500) SOC, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable storage, and an on-board battery (rechargeable battery up to 4 hours on a single charge). The standalone Kangaroo Dock, which you can swap out for other future docks, includes an HDMI port and two USB ports.

Other features of the Kangaroo include a fingerprint reader that integrated Windows Hello security feature to provide easy login and maximum personal security without passwords, remote access via a hardware Action Switch allowing users to gain direct access to the Windows 10 desktop even when there is no WiFi, and more details on the new Kangaroo portable desktop PC website.

Features of Kangaroo portable desktop PC:

The company says that the Kangaroo as the world’s smallest portable desktop PC with weighs just 200g and measures 124mm tall, 80.5mm wide, and 12.9mm thick. It also coupled with HDMI port, two USB ports, and DC power port with just 46.9mm tall.

“Consumers own many different devices including tablets, laptops and desktop PCs. Each device is used in different locations for different purposes. Kangaroo is the first product to allow you to use the same PC for all applications, in any environment,” Lawrence Yen, director of Kangaroo product marketing, said in a statement. “Unlike stick PCs and other pocket PCs, Kangaroo works with all of your existing devices and can be docked at home or tossed in your bag to use anywhere, powering and providing Windows 10 access on the go.”

The new Kangaroo PC, from InFocus is available for order starting today from both the Microsoft online store and Newegg.com.

Apr 21, 2017
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ASUS Transformer Book Flip TP200SA 360-Degree Convertible Laptop With Quad-core Processor

If you are looking for ‘mainstream’ laptop with relatively good hardware specification, here could be a good option that you can consider. The Taiwanese laptop maker, ASUS has newly announced next generation of the Transformer Book Flip laptop – TP200SA which featured with Quad-core Intel Celeron Braswell processor and compelling Intel Gen 8 with 12 EUs graphics solution suitable for both normal users and even business professionals.

The new touchscreen and 360-degree folding machine, believed to be with 12-inch display panel, which is slightly larger than normal laptop and outfitting with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage. In additional, it also comes with 38 Whrs polymer battery that capacity around 8 hours on a charge with moderate use that included MS Office, web, email running in the background and 45 minutes of YouTube streaming and can be charged from zero to full capacity in just two hours. It also makes use of a microUSB for charging that means any high-amperage power bank can actually charge the tablet.

Features of ASUS Transformer Book Flip TP200SA (SKU: TP200SA-DH04T):

The 2.65 lbs laptop will come in a dark blue color scheme. However, there is no actual date of availability yet, but the machine is expected be available to reach consumer market by later this month at a retail price of around $349.

Apr 21, 2017
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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Full Specification With Windows 10 Operating System

Tablets are great consumption devices. Media looks great on a portable screen, users can just shove in bag when they are done, but actually being productive on one is a pipe dream. Microsoft makes it again with latest introduce Surface Pro 4 at the Windows 10 devices event. While it looks similar to the predecessor, Microsoft is calling the Surface Pro 4 the most powerful, productive, and lighter tablet ever made.

The Surface Pro 4 is the follow-up to the original Surface Pro 3, packing better hardware and a better experience with Windows 10 Pro. Further, Microsoft has finally ditched the Surface Pen loop which attach to the device via magnet.

The tablet has 12.3-inch PixelTouch display and Solid state drive (SSD) up to 1TB to make using the tablet more advanced, and runs Windows 10 Pro on one of new power 6th generation of Intel Core processors. The Surface Pro 4 also works with an optional power cover keyboard that has a built in battery and with a docking station that adds some extra ports.

Surface Pro 4 comes with all-new thinnest Type Cover features a finger print reader and 5 colour options – red, black blue, dark green, and cyan colour. In addition, the keyboard also features integrated backlights and mechanical scissor keys with a 1.3mm travel with a 19mm pitch.

Features of Surface Pro 4:

Display

Screen: 12.3” PixelTouch display

Resolution: 2736 x 1824 (267 PPI)

Aspect Ratio: 3:2

Touch: 10 point multi-touch

Processor

6th Gen Intel Core m3, i5, or i7

Memory

4GB, 8GB, or 16GB RAM

Graphics

m3: Intel HD graphics 515

i5: Intel HD graphics 520

i7: Intel Iris™ graphics

Storage

Solid state drive (SSD) options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB

Cameras/video/ audio

5.0 MP front-facing HD camera

8.0 MP rear-facing autofocus camera, with 1080p HD video recording

Stereo microphones

Stereo speakers with Dolby® audio

Connectivity

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE

802.11a/b/g/n compatible

Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ports

Full-size USB 3.0

microSD card reader

Headset jack

Mini DisplayPort

Cover port

SurfaceConnect

Sensors

Ambient light sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Battery life

Up to 9 hours of video playback2

Software

Windows 10 Pro

Office 30-day trial

Security

TPM chip for enterprise security

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Warranty

1-year limited hardware warranty

The light and powerful Surface Pro 4 turns from a tablet into a full powered laptop while running all of your desktop software. It will be available in three model: Intel Core m3, Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7. Surface Pro 4 will dimensions 11.50 x 7.93 x 0.33 inch and weighs at 766g for model m3 and 786g for i5 and i7 model. Surface is already up for pre-order right now with starting price at $899 and ships by October 26.

Apr 21, 2017
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ASUS New Transformer Laptop / Tablet with Latest Intel 14nm SoCs

The Taiwanese electronic maker, ASUS has announced to add another newest hybrid laptop / tablet to its Transformer line – Transformer Book T100HA. The Transformer Book T100HA is aimed to those users who look for media consumption and mobile productivity in an elegant yet versatile design. The ASUS Transformer Book T100HA has been featured with powerful Quad-core Intel Atom x5 Z8500 at 2.24Ghz, 4GB RAM, and detachable keyboard. The laptop has been enhanced with Windows 10 features such as stereo microphone arrays designed for Cortana and long battery lives with quick charging.

In addition, Transformer Book T100HA come with standard screen resolutions with Full HD 10.1″ 1280×800 IPS panel for provide an engaging user experience.

Features of ASUS Transformer Book T100HA (SKU: T100HA-C4-GR):

The ASUS Transformer Book T100HA will starting price at $299 in the US with dimensions of 10.43 x 6.89 x 0.33 inches for tablet and 10.43 x 6.89 x 0.28~0.39 inches for keyboard dock, while weighs at 1.28lbs and 1.04lbs. Transformer Book T100HA laptop / tablet should be available later this month.