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XPS 13 Ultrabook with full HD display
DELL'S popular XPS 13 Ultrabook is now better with the option of a high-resolution, full HD display. The new 1920 x 1080p display offers not only sharper images and video, but also much clearer text on an eBook or a web page. The screen also allows more details to be viewed compared with the standard notebook screen.
The sleek, thin and lightweight computer is powered by third- generation i5 and i7 processors and integrated HD 4000 graphics, and comes with a backlit keyboard, edge-to-edge display and speakers. The XPS 13 with full HD display is available at a starting price of RM4,299.
Wargaming overhauls warplanes
FRESH from its acquisition of Chicago-based Day 1 Studios for US$20 million (RM61 million), Wargaming announced that its massively multiplayer, flight combat online action game, World of Warplanes has been updated with an overhauled flight model as well as improved mouse controls on United States and Russian clusters. It also welcomed a line of Japanese warplanes recently.
World of Warplanes, currently in close beta version, allows pilots to quickly tackle the fundamentals of flight and dedicate more time to combat.
Set in the Golden Age of military aviation, World of Warplanes allows players to build a full-scale career as a virtual pilot across several conflict eras, beginning from the 1930s. For more information, visit www.wargaming.net.
Personal computing at the workplace
COMPANIES are embracing personal computing devices at the workplace as they see positive results on profitability, product development and employee satisfaction, reveals a study by Avanade, a global business technology solutions and managed services provider.
The findings reveal that more than seven in 10 companies (72 per cent) in Malaysia reported the majority of their employees now use personal computing devices in the workplace.
Compared with 54 per cent globally, 76 per cent of Malaysian companies report the majority of their employees use smartphones for basic work tasks such as reading email, online documents and calendar invitations.
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