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HP Stream

HP Takes on Chromebooks With a $199 Laptop and $99 Windows Tablet

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Microsoft’s assault on Chromebooks and cheap Android tablets is getting a significant boost from HP. HP is launching a 7-inch HP Stream 7 tablet for just $99, and an 8-inch version for $149 in November. Both are powered by Intel chipsets, but the company isn’t revealing any additional specifications for this pair of super low-cost […]

Roku Streaming Stick

Roku Will Support Android, Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 Mirroring

Own a Roku 3 or Roku Streaming Stick? You’ll soon be able to mirror the screen from your Android, Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices. The feature is rolling out in beta on Thursday for select Android and Windows 8.1 hardware; the company expects it to be available to all customers, with support for […]

HP Stream

Microsoft’s First Chromebook Competitor is a $199 HP Laptop

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Microsoft announced that it would be working with its partners to release ultra-low-cost Windows laptops just over a month ago, and now thanks to a leak from MobileGeeks, it looks like HP will release one of the first of these ultra-low-cost computers. The HP Stream 14 is a 14-inch, Windows 8.1 computer that is expected […]

Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer 11 Syncs Your Passwords Across Your Windows Devices

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With the latest versions of its desktop and mobile operating systems, Microsoft synchronizes passwords for websites people visit with the Internet Explorer browser. The sync service means that a password entered on IE11 on Windows 8.1 will be migrated to IE11 running on Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft said in a blog post on Monday. IE11 […]