In tests of a month of consistent use, the C214 has averaged over 11 hours of use before its 50Wh battery required charging through its USB-C cable, which makes sense given that it’s built to last through an entire school day of near-constant use.
Innovative printing built for the future
HP has introduced us to the future of printing for your business with its cartridge-free and hassle-free range of Neverstop Laser printers.
We all know the hassle and frustration of running out toner and having to go and either replace or buy more. This is both disruptive and frustrating and is bound to decrease productivity but you no longer have to worry about that with the HP Neverstop Laser printers.
Effortless cost-effective printing
Thanks to the HP Neverstop series you can now print up to 5,000 pages out of the box and up to another 2,500 pages with every reload kit you buy.
Not only can you print thousands of pages with every reload but you are able to restore toner levels to maximum in just 15 seconds thanks to a ground-breaking syringe like reloading system. Simply place the reload kit into the designated place on the printer, inject the toner and you’re done! It’s that simple.
HP estimates that this can save up to 60% of your toner costs – surely making this the way of the future by making printing more efficient and affordable in the long run.
This is sure to to help make your printer pay for itself and becomes a hassle-free investment rather than another daily frustrater. Increase productivity and decrease frustration – everyone wins.
Convenient mobile printing
The HP Neverstop Laser printer range is also packed with lots of features such as mobile printing.
True to being a hassle-free printer you can access your printers full potential from anywhere in the office with a single tap on your phone. Just download the HP Smart app and be able to print from anywhere while you access your documents from different apps like your Google Drive, OneDrive or Dropbox.
You also minimise the amount of cables your printer needs as it utilises a WiFi connection to connect to your network – less cables – less hassle.
If you are not using mboile printing yet it is time for you to introduce your business to mobile printing with the HP Neverstop Laser.
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Razer Partners with Clearbot to Clean Oceans the Smart Way
In celebration of World Oceans Day, Razer aids upcoming startup, ClearBot, to redesign its AI robot that cleans up marine plastics. Razer has also reached a new sustainability milestone with its #GoGreenWithRazer campaign mascot Sneki Snek and launches new merchandise to save even more trees.
Razer and ClearBot Partnership
IRVINE, CA – Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers (Hong Kong Stock Code: 1337), today announced a partnership with marine waste cleaning enterprise, ClearBot, in celebration of World Oceans Day. In line with Razer’s 10-year #GoGreenWithRazer sustainability roadmap, the partnership complements Razer’s Green Investments vertical, which aims to support environment- and sustainability-focused startups by equipping them with the right tools and capabilities to help them scale.
With approximately 11 million tons of plastics entering the oceans each year, ocean cleaning enterprises often face difficulties with dated technology, cost, and efficiency. The ClearBot team designs robots that leverage AI-vision to identify different types of marine plastic waste and collects information regarding these pollutants in the oceans to protect aquatic life. ClearBot robots are deployed to retrieve marine plastic waste, which is then responsibly disposed.
“We are extremely happy to have the opportunity to work with a startup focused on saving the environment,” said Patricia Liu, Chief of Staff at Razer. “ClearBot’s unique AI and advanced machine learning technology will enable and empower governments and organizations around the world to broaden their sustainability efforts. We urge other innovative startups to reach out to Razer for collaboration opportunities as we strive to make the world a safer place for future generations.”
Cleaning Marine Waste with AI Technology
Under the ClearBot partnership, Razer’s leading engineers and designers have volunteered personal time and technical expertise to help turn their prototype into a scalable, mass-marketable product. Leveraging on Razer’s extensive knowledge and manufacturing know-how, ClearBot was able to evolve the robot design into one that is smarter and more efficient.
The newly designed and fully automated robot is armed with cutting-edge AI and machine learning capabilities that can detect marine plastics within two meters in rough waters. The robot can collect up to 250 kg of plastics in just one cycle, while running on solar-powered energy.
“The Razer team’s action-oriented approach to solving marine waste issues was extremely eye-opening. We are grateful to the team who volunteered their time for this project,” said Sidhant Gupta, Chief Executive Officer at ClearBot. “With the new model, we’re confident in extending our reach globally to protect marine waters, starting with partners which include marine harbor operators in Asia and NGOs who have already expressed interest. Together with Razer, we look forward to effecting positive change for the world.”
To drive active participation from the community during this year’s World Oceans Day, ClearBot has issued a call to action through its program to collect data on marine plastic waste. The community is encouraged to upload photos of marine plastic waste commonly found in open waters onto ClearBot’s website. The research and design team will add this information to ClearBot’s existing database to help improve the robot’s waste detection AI algorithm.
To learn more about ClearBot or participate in the program, please visit http://www.clearbot.org.
For more information on Razer’s 10-year sustainability roadmap, please see here.
For more information on Razer’s Green Investments vertical, please see here.
Sneki Snek returns with a new milestone achieved
Back in March 2021, Razer reacted to tremendous demand from the community and renewed its commitment to the #GoGreenWithRazer movement led by its sustainability mascot, Sneki Snek. In partnership with Conservation International, the company stretched its trees protection target from the initial 100,000 trees to 1 million trees. To celebrate the success of saving 300,000 trees to date, new Sneki Snek merchandise will now be launched at every milestone of 100,000 trees saved, until the final goal of saving 1 million trees is achieved
With 300,000 trees saved, Razer has now launched two new, adorable Sneki Snek merchandise items. The Razer Sneki Snek Eye Mask features a padded design with velvety finish for dream-like comfort and undisturbed rest. The Razer Sneki Snek Floor Rug protects floors from everyday wear and tear and is crafted with noise dampeners for unobstructed chair movement. Keeping in line with the Razer mascot’s sustainability objectives, both the eye mask and floor rugs are made of 100% recycled materials.
To entice and motivate Sneki Snek fans to help save even more trees, Razer has also unveiled the next product that will launch when the milestone of 400,000 trees is reached – Razer Sneki Snek Slippers. The soft and plushy footwear ensures that every step taken is a step towards a more sustainable world. Available exclusively at Razer.com, proceeds from every Sneki Snek merchandise item sold will go to helping Conservation International save 10 trees.
For more information, please visit https://www.razer.com/campaigns/sneki-snek
ASUS Chromebooks: Best for students but great for everyone!
Get all-day battery and performance to match, Asus Chromebooks are great for anyone that’s looking for a dependable, long-lasting laptop.
With flood of new Chromebooks available, including a host of education-geared Chromebooks from Dell, Lenovo, Acer, and ASUS, which has become the new favourite Chromebook for students. Asus continues to not so much overhaul its next generation models as much as it is a refining each model on an already great Chromebook.
Asus Chromebook C214
The ASUS Chromebook Flip C214 replaces the C213, and while most of the changes here are slight, they add up to one of the best Chromebooks on the market, whether or not you’re a student. A newer processor, a bigger battery, but it comes in a sleeker, lighter shell. Just like the C213, the C214 is covered in rubber bumpers and scratch-resistant textured finish, making it easy to grab and go.
|Display||11.6 inches (1366 x 768)
250 nits brightness
|Processor||Intel Celeron N4000|
|Expandable Storage||microSD card|
|Ports||2x USB-C USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1
1x USB-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
|Audio||2W stereo speakers
Headphone / microphone combo jack
|Battery||Li-Ion 50Wh (11 hours)
45W USB-C AC adapter
|Dimensions||292 x 199 x 19.5 mm
(11.49″ x 7.83″ x 0.77″)
|Weight||1.1 lbs (0.50kg)|
Rubber edge bumpers
|AUE Date||June 2025|
- Solid construction
- Screen bright enough for sunshine
- Stylus is easy to extract and use
- Compact design
- 12-hour battery life
- Only 32GB models available so far
- Only 1 USB-A port
The Asus C214 is a workhorse Chromebook that can survive even the rowdiest work environments, and that is a bargain for a great, travel-friendly computer.
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Nvidia limiting crypto mining power on new graphics cards
Nvidia has announced that it will now limit mining on almost all of its new graphics cards, including the RTX 3060 Ti, RTX 3070 and RTX 3080 cards that will begin shipping at the end of May 2021.
Statement released by Nvidia
GeForce products are made for gamers — and packed with innovations. Our RTX 30 Series is built on our second-generation RTX architecture, with dedicated RT Cores and Tensor Cores, delivering amazing visuals and performance to gamers and creators.
Because NVIDIA GPUs are programmable, users regularly discover new applications for them, from weather simulation and gene sequencing to deep learning and robotics. Mining cryptocurrency is one of them.
Halving Hash Rate
To help get GeForce GPUs in the hands of gamers, we announced in February that all GeForce RTX 3060 graphics cards shipped with a reduced Ethereum hash rate.
Today, we’re taking additional measures by applying a reduced ETH hash rate to newly manufactured GeForce RTX 3080, RTX 3070 and RTX 3060 Ti graphics cards. These cards will start shipping in late May.
Clear Communication to Gamers
Because these GPUs originally launched with a full hash rate, we want to ensure that customers know exactly what they’re getting when they buy GeForce products. To help with this, our GeForce partners are labeling the GeForce RTX 3080, RTX 3070 and RTX 3060 Ti cards with a “Lite Hash Rate,” or “LHR,” identifier. The identifier will be in retail product listings and on the box.
This reduced hash rate only applies to newly manufactured cards with the LHR identifier and not to cards already purchased.
GeForce Is Made for Gaming
GeForce RTX GPUs have introduced a range of cutting-edge technologies — RTX real-time ray tracing, AI-powered DLSS frame rate booster, NVIDIA Reflex super-fast response rendering for best system latency, and many more — created to meet the needs of gamers and those who create digital experiences.
We believe this additional step will get more GeForce cards at better prices into the hands of gamers everywhere.
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