HP Envy X2: Why settle for Windows RT?

Ever since (and even before) the launch of Windows 8 late last year, Microsoft has been aggressively pushing their own ‘tablet’ computer, the Microsoft Surface, with the usual advantages of long battery life, a lightweight removable keyboard ‘for real work’, and it runs ‘Windows’.¬†Heck, you’d be forgiven for forgetting that Microsoft isn’t the only one making tablet hardware with Windows on it.

Over the last few weeks I’ve been using HP’s Envy X2; a ‘real’ Windows computer, powered by an Intel Atom Processor instead of the less powerful and completely different ARM processors.

 

HP Envy X2 IMG_8836

 

Passbook in Australia: View your Queensland University of Technology (QUT) QPS balance

The Passbook train continues to move forwards in Australia, with more companies climbing aboard, adding to the list of those already offering support for Passbook.

QUT Printing Services Passbook

Late last year, the Queensland University of Technology (or, QUT) quietly added support for viewing your QUT Printing Service (QPS) balance via Passbook, meaning that your (live and up to date) balance is only a pull to refresh away, wherever you are, without needing to use a username and password.

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