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HP Refreshes PC Gaming Range in India

HP Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop is available at a price starting at Rs 74,990 while OMEN 15 laptop is available at Rs 1,05,990 (starting price)

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PC and printer major HP Inc. on Monday introduced new "Pavilion x360" notebook with 10th Gen Intel Core processor. (IANS)

Targetting mainstream gamers, HP India on Tuesday unveiled a fresh “Pavilion Gaming” PC range along with the new HP “OMEN 15” laptop in the country.

The HP ‘Pavilion Gaming” provides optimum gaming experiences, value and versatility for everyday use, while the HP OMEN series are powerful laptops in a smaller form and have the world’s first headset with active earcup cooling technology.

“Our aim is to make gaming more mainstream and enable the masses to participate in growing esports phenomenon in the country,” said Sumeer Chandra, Managing Director, HP Inc. India.

Gaming is one of the world’s fastest growing PC categories and has become a billion-dollar business for HP, the company added.

With over one billion gamers worldwide, mainstream gamers represent 62 per cent of this growing market.

Giving further details, Vickram Bedi, Senior Director, Personal Systems, HP Inc. India said HP is building an industry-leading gaming ecosystem that appeals to all segments of the market.

“Our unparalleled design and engineering prowess is delivering the truly differentiated hardware, software and gear as gamers need to perform at their best.

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With over one billion gamers worldwide, mainstream gamers represent 62 per cent of this growing market. Pixabay

“OMEN by HP is constantly setting new standards for technology that gives gamers an edge and with HP Pavilion Gaming casual gamers get powerful game play and versatility,” Bedi told reporters.

The HP “Pavilion Gaming 15” laptop has portability and hardware for gameplay, content creation and productivity.

The device includes a flexible variety of storage options and dual storage option for storage acceleration with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti.

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The OMEN 15 laptop is equipped with “144Hz Refresh” rate for immersive display with 7 millisecond response time and expanded functionality of “OMEN Command Center” software with “OMEN Game Stream5”.

The device comes with VR-ready NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 with MAX-Q Design4, 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processors with up to six cores and up to 16GB DDR4-2666 RAM.

HP Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop is available at a price starting at Rs 74,990 while OMEN 15 laptop is available at Rs 1,05,990 (starting price).

OMEN by HP Sequencer keyboard will be available from August at a price of Rs 10,999. (IANS)

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Bloatware App’s Flaw gets Fixed for HP

HP releases Updates this month to fix Bloatware Issues

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HP has released updates this month to address the issue of Bloatware. Pixabay

HP has issued a security advisory for its Touchpoint Analytics, to fix Bloatware which was said to be containing a security flaw that could let malware gain admin rights and take over vulnerable systems, as noted by security researchers from SafeBreach Labs.

HP has released updates this month to address the issue.

HP desktop and laptop owners were advised to follow instruction details in the company’s security advisory and updated its Touchpoint Analytics client at their earliest convenience, ZDNet reported on Friday.

The researchers had found the security flaw in HP Touchpoint Analytics in July, according to the Tech republic.

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The HP Touchpoint Analytics app falls under the category of bloatware. Pixabay

Security researchers at SafeBreach said that they uncovered a new vulnerability which meant every version below 4.1.4.2827 was affected by what they found.

The HP Touchpoint Analytics app is falls under the category of bloatware which essentially a type of software that comes pre-installed on new devices.

The app’s purpose is to collect diagnostics data about hardware performance and send the information back to the firm.

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HP desktop and laptop owners were advised to follow instruction details in the company’s security advisory. Pixabay

The app usually whitelisted and runs with admin rights on HP systems, to be able to access various details from software drivers and other hardware components.

According to Peleg Hadar, a security researcher with SafeBreach Labs, there is a way to hijack the application’s normal mode of operation and load malicious DLL files to run rogue code with elevated privileges.

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Hadar found that what security experts call a local privilege escalation (LPE), a type of vulnerability that’s quite common in modern software, the ZDNet report added. (IANS)