HP Recalls Embedded Lithium Batteries HP has begun recalling embedded lithium ion (Li-Ion) batteries in 11 different models of PCs. The recall comes almost one year after the first HP Li-Ion battery recall. HP, and other manufactures started embedding the batteries within the device, in an attempt to increase security measures. Unfortunately, that did not […]
Security Hole Found in Popular Software Used in Hundreds of HP PCs According to the Business Insider, a security researcher recently found a security vulnerability within the Synaptics software that controls keyboard and trackpad inputs on hundreds HP laptop models. The security gap, is the keylogger function within the Synaptics software. The technology can be misused […]
HP Recalls Thousands of Lithium Batteries HP recently disclosed they will be recalling an estimated 101,000 lithium batteries due to overheating and fire hazards. According to The Verge, the devices impacted include HP ENVY, HP ProBook, HP Pavilion and Compaq Presario’s that were purchased between March 2013 to October 2016. HP has created a recall and […]
You buy a PC. There is crapware all over it. Unwanted trial programs slow your brand new system to a crawl. We’re talking about the programs installed by the OEMs, you know, HP, Sony, Dell, those guys. The programs we’re talking about are the trial office and antivirus, games and photo albums. You name it and it’s there. You don’t need it and you shouldn’t want it.
Buying a new computer can be confusing because of all the brands and choices.