Lenovo announced yesterday plans to recall tens of thousands of ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation laptops due to a loose screw that may cause the laptop's battery to catch fire.
HP announced today "a worldwide voluntary safety recall and replacement program" for laptop batteries it shipped with notebooks or sold as accessories or replacements between December 2015 and December 2017.
Last week, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) awarded new certifications in the Respects Your Freedom (RYF) program that highlights hardware vendors and devices that respect user privacy and allow the user full control over his device.
Low-income families from Rhode Island are giving up their privacy for the sake of receiving a school-issued laptop to aid children in their studies, according to a report released by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) last week.
US Secretary of Homeland Security Gen. John Kelly revealed in an interview over the weekend that the US might expand its current laptop ban to all flights into the US in the near future.
HP has issued an update to remove a keylogging mechanism found in the audio drivers included with some of its high-end laptops.
The audio driver installed on some HP laptops includes a feature that could best be described as a keylogger, which records all the user's keystrokes and saves the information to a local file, accessible to anyone or any third-party software or malware that knows where to look.
A year-long study revealed on Friday that laptop manufacturers seriously overstate their claims on a device's battery life, sometimes by hours, not minutes.
HP issued a recall today for 101,000 Panasonic batteries that the company used in various laptop and notebook models, sold between March 2013 and October 2016.
As an indication of HPs renewed focus on gaming, HP announced a new lineup of laptops, desktops, and monitors for their Omen brand. Going forward HP will be releasing gaming systems under the Omen name with a wide range of options depending on the customer's needs.
At a press event yesterday, Acer unveiled the new Aspire R 14 convertible laptop and the Aspire Z3-700 all-in-one.Â Both devices will be available in certain markets by the end of the year and Â use the latest Intel CPUs and touchscreen technology.