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HP recalls notebook batteries because of overheating [UPDATE]

HP recalls notebook batteries because of overheating [UPDATE]

It’s a bad start to the year for the PC industry. It kicked off with the damning revelation of critical vulnerabilities that affect almost all CPUs, from Intel to ARM, made in the last decade. Now HP is singularly having problems of its own that are totally unrelated to the Meltdown and Spectre exploits. The computer maker has just announced a recall of its lithium-ion batteries powering quite a number of its notebooks and mobile workstations because of their potential to become fire hazards.

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HP ZBook x2 crams a workstation in 2-in-one form

HP ZBook x2 crams a workstation in 2-in-one form

Microsoft may have just unveiled not one but two new Surface Book 2s, but it’s hardly the only detachable PC game in town anymore. Other OEMs have already followed suit. HP, for example, already has the Elite x2 and the Spectre x2. So what’s the harm in adding one more? While differentiation is usually a concern, it’s no problem for the new HP ZBook x2. That’s because unlike any other 2-in-1 detachable PC in the market, HP boasts that all the power you need is packed inside the tablet half of the contraption.

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Dell Precision 7720 is maker’s first VR-ready mobile workstation for creators

Dell Precision 7720 is maker’s first VR-ready mobile workstation for creators

Dell has announced its first VR-ready mobile workstation, the Dell Precision 7720. This model was built specifically for creating virtual reality content, says Dell, giving developers a new option that doesn’t shackle them to a desk. The Dell Precision 7720 is offered with various hardware options, including Intel Xeon and 7th-generation Intel Core processors.

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Lenovo ThinkStation P410, P510 offer performance for every budget

Lenovo ThinkStation P410, P510 offer performance for every budget

Notebooks and mobile devices are getting more and more powerful every year, but for some use cases, those just aren't enough. Some users, especially businesses, are willing to sacrifice space and portability to be able to squeeze out every bit of performance from their computers. At the same time, however, these users are limited by their financial resources. For this class of consumers, Lenovo is offering the new ThinkStation P410 and ThinkStation P510 that promise to deliver workstation performance but at entry-level prices, at least for workstation prices.

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HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation Review

HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation Review

The HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation is as handsome as it is prepared to do the work you're going to need it to do. Unlike workstation laptops of the past, this unit does not dispense with the thinness or the weight, either. This machine is an Ultrabook - what HP calls the world's first quad core workstation Ultrabook, in fact. It has a 15.6-inch display up front and your choice of a bunch of different innards under the hood.

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Lenovo ThinkPad P50s, ThinkStation P310 launch next year

Lenovo ThinkPad P50s, ThinkStation P310 launch next year

Alongside its newly launched ThinkPad P40 Yoga comes Lenovo’s ThinkPad P50s, a mobile workstation that strikes a compromise between portability, cost and performance, as well as the ThinkStation P310, an entry-level PC with some “high-end workstation” tech. Both of the machines were unveiled at Autodesk University 2015, and will be available starting in Q1 2016 at different price points.

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Hands-on with HP’s potent ZBook Studio

Hands-on with HP’s potent ZBook Studio

Does a quad core workstation have to be as bulky as it's powerful? HP clearly doesn't believe so, and having spent some time with the new HP ZBook Studio today, I'm inclined to agree. At 18mm thick it classifies as an ultrabook, but HP is courting dissatisfied MacBook Pro users who want the power of a full Intel Core i7 or Xeon processor.

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HP ZBook Studio is gunning for the MacBook Pro

HP ZBook Studio is gunning for the MacBook Pro

HP is taking on Apple's MacBook Pro with its slickest mobile workstation yet, the HP ZBook Studio. Billed as the first quadcore workstation ultrabook in the world, the 15.6-inch notebook measures 18mm thick - matching Apple's machine - and tips the scales at 4.4 pounds, despite a choice of Intel Core i7 or Xeon processors inside, Thunderbolt 3, and up to a UHD resolution display.

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MSI WS60 brings “thinnest, lightest workstation ever” with 3K

MSI WS60 brings “thinnest, lightest workstation ever” with 3K

This week the folks at MSI normally pushing some of the nicest looking gaming laptops on the market have revealed their newest notebook workstation. This device goes by the name WS60 and is the "thinnest and lightest workstation ever." Inside you’ll find NVIDIA Quadro K2100M 3D graphics and Thunderbolt 2 port for 4K and 3D video output.

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Lenovo ThinkStation P300 packs FLEX module and finessed case

Lenovo ThinkStation P300 packs FLEX module and finessed case

Lenovo has outed its latest workstation, the ThinkStation P300, an entry-level desktop aimed at 3D designers, engineers, and CAD modelers who might occasionally want to move their PC around. Running Windows on Intel's Xenon E3-1200v3 processors with HD P4600 graphics, the P300 will be offered in two styles: a regular tower, and a small-form-factor version.

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HP Z1 G2 Workstation Review

HP Z1 G2 Workstation Review

With the Z1 G2 workstation, HP is hitting a lot of high notes. Highly customizable, intensely powerful, and endlessly useful, the newset HP workstation is a substantial upgrade versus last year’s model. With everything tucked neatly behind the screen, this is a low-profile all-in-one workstation that gets the job done, should you need a lot of power backing your operation.

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Dell Precision M2800 targets entry-level mobile workstation market

Dell Precision M2800 targets entry-level mobile workstation market

With a decent prosumer-like specs such as 4th-generation of Intel Core i5 (or i7 processors), AMD FirePro W4170M (2GB GDDR5 memory), 16GB RAM and 1TB Storage, you can expect the Dell Precision M2800 Mobile Workstation to be priced at the mid-range of the spectrum. Dell is offering this entry-level mobile workstation at $1,199.

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