HP Spectre x360 Models, HP Envy Laptop Models Refreshed With 11th Gen Intel Core Processors

HP Spectre x360 14, HP Spectre x360 13, HP Spectre x360 13 with 5G, HP Envy x360 13, and HP Envy 13 laptops have been refreshed with the latest Intel 11th-Gen Tiger Lake processors. These laptops now deliver better performance and increased battery life, as per the company. The HP Spectre x360 14 has a gem-cut dual chamfer design and is offered in multiple configurations, as well as multiple colour options. The HP ENVY x360 13 and the HP ENVY 13 boast of long battery life, up to 4K UHD display, and Thunderbolt 4 support.

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How to change your Zoom background just like everyone else

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Millions of people have taken to the Zoom video chat app to work and study from home during the coronavirus pandemic. And many have discovered a fun little setting that transforms your video background from the room behind you to outer space or the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge. You can even upload a photo to customize your own.

For the most part, Zoom — which has seen a tremendous rise in use as a result of states mandating shelter-in-place and other measures earlier in the year — will hold onto your background image pretty well. It

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James Bond Film No Time to Die Delayed Until April 2021

The makers of the new James Bond movie — which has already had its release date pushed back once due to the pandemic — on Friday said it would not now be released until April 2021. No Time to Die, the 25th instalment of the fictional British spy saga, sees Bond drawn out of retirement in Jamaica by his old friend and CIA agent Felix Leiter.

It is expected to be actor Daniel Craig’s last outing as 007, after starring in four previous films.

The movie had been initially set for a London premiere on March 31, 2020 before a

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Snowflake data warehouse platform: A cheat sheet

The Snowflake platform offers all the tools necessary to store, retrieve, analyze, and process data from a single readily accessible and scalable system.

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The digitization of the modern business enterprise has created a seemingly never-ending stream of raw data. Gleaning actionable nuggets of information from terabytes upon terabytes of data requires systems that can store, retrieve, and process data quickly and efficiently. One of the most common of these systems is called a data warehouse.

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Data warehouses are central repositories of integrated data obtained from one or

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Pixel 4A 5G is the unusual $500 phone that gives you 5G without skimping on the camera

The $499 Pixel 4A 5G has the same cameras as its $699 Pixel 5 sibling. 

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In a world where nearly every handset maker is selling a 5G phone, Google did something unusual: It made a less expensive 5G device that doesn’t compromise on the features consumers care about the most — especially the camera.  

The company’s new $499 Pixel 4A 5G, unveiled Wednesday, packs in the same superfast 5G connectivity as Google’s new $699 Pixel 5 flagship, as well as the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor, 128GB of storage and a fingerprint sensor

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How to configure a Chromebook for Spanish and English

These settings, extensions, and apps let you work with multiple languages on a Chromebook.

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When you set up a Chromebook, the system prompts you to choose a language. This helps ensure that you understand the sign-in and setup prompts, since they’ll be displayed in the language you select.

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After the initial Chromebook setup, you can configure your device to support additional languages, which may be helpful for people who are either bilingual or who are learning a language. Potential changes include adjustments to your Chromebook’s language and keyboard settings, modifications to your

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