Lockdown laptops: affordable options for those stuck at home | Technology – Blog – Emails

With a full return to work, school and spending time with family in real life rather than on a video call still not in sight, you may have finally decided that it is worth buying a new laptop. If you want an affordable computer there are lots to choose from, including Chromebooks and Windows 10 […]

Afterpay shipped laptops in Ubers to keep staff online – Finance – Hardware- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Afterpay used Uber to get laptops out to staff and quickly remodelled its operations to help people worried about whether they could pay off purchases as the repercussions of COVID-19 took hold. Head of service delivery Yvonne Gilmour told a Zendesk event that the buy now, pay later company had “prioritised people” – both its […]

Huawei MateBook X Pro review: Windows 10’s MacBook Pro rival | Laptops – Blog – Emails

The 2020 MateBook X Pro takes a winning design and upgrades the chips to Intel’s latest for a powerful and surprisingly good-value machine. The new MateBook X Pro starts at £1,299, and fits a pretty large 13.9in screen in the size of a laptop body that would traditionally fit only a 13in screen. The design […]

IAG ran a ‘tech drive-thru’ to get laptops out to staff – Strategy – Hardware – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Image credit: IAG/LinkedIn. Insurer IAG used several strategies to equip staff to work from home, from a ‘tech drive-thru’ run in New Zealand to one-off $400 payments to staff. Executive general manager of enterprise finance and operations Suzanne Storrie – who is also the crisis director for IAG’s COVID-19 response team – told a SAP […]

Microsoft launches faster Surface Book 3 and Surface Go 2 | Technology – Blog – Emails

Microsoft is launching a revamped line of its most powerful and cheapest Windows 10 PCs, the Surface Book 3 and Surface Go 2, as it adjusts to continue operations during the pandemic. The new products, announced by blog post rather than an event, are Microsoft’s premium computers competing directly with the likes of Apple and […]