Laptop News

Flying without your laptop? Don’t worry. It can be done – Chicago Tribune

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The list of air travel restrictions could get longer and more annoying as the Trump administration this week considers banning large electronic devices, including laptops and tablets, on board flights from Europe to the U.S. For flyers on United and American, the two biggest global carriers out of O’Hare International Airport, this probably will be seen as another unwelcome, meddlesome and onerous show of government authority over air travelers’ lives….

Business travelers ponder flying without laptops – Wicked Local Sudbury

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

By David Koenig and Joyce M. Rosenberg / ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — International air travelers might soon rediscover magazines, paperbacks and playing cards. Airline passengers have become hooked on their laptops and tablets to get work done or just kill time during long flights. But U.S. aviation-security officials appear determined to ban large electronic devices in the cabin of flights from Europe. Business travelers…

HP launches new premium laptop portfolio at Cannes 2017 – Economic Times

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

HP launches new premium laptop portfolio at Cannes 2017 CANNES: In a bid to empower digital creators and storytellers with high-performance machines, HP Inc on Monday launched new premium portfolio series of Spectre x2, ENVY x360 and ENVY laptops Aat the 14th Cannes Film Festival. “The Spectre and ENVY premium lineup of PCs inspire the imagination and enable filmmakers and artists to reinvent and create,” Ron Coughlin, president of Personal…

Flight Crew Feared Laptop Contained Explosives, Court Documents Show – NBC Southern California

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A 25-year-old passenger seated near the back of an airplane wrapped a blanket around his head, picked up his laptop and started walking to the front of American Airlines Flight 31 from Los Angeles to Honolulu on Friday. Flight attendants were frightened. Laptops, they had recently learned, posed a new threat because they could contain explosives undetected by airport screening. After pushing a drink cart into the man’s path, a…

Acer Predator 21 X review: overpowered overkill – The Verge – The Verge

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The first thing you notice about the Acer Predator 21 X is the size. Whether you’re seeing it for the first time as you take it out of the custom Pelican case it ships in, passing someone struggling to carry it on their way to a meeting, or sitting down to see it at a desk day after day, the sheer bulk of the 21-inch, almost 19 pound laptop…

HP debuts new Spectre x2 hybrid alongside updated high-end laptops – TrustedReviews

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

HP has taken the wraps off several newly upgraded laptops and hybrids at the Cannes Film Festival, and looks to be appealing to media creators and students with its latest offerings. Firstly, the company introduced a new version of its tablet hybrid in the form of an upgraded Spectre x2, which now comes in just one model and takes much of its design cues from the high-end Spectre laptops. The…

HP’s Envy 13 offers Surface Laptop features without the markup—or Windows 10 S – PCWorld

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

HP’s latest Envy 13 debuts in a post-Surface-Laptop world, where PC makers seem ready to challenge the MacBook Air’s dominance in the thin-and-light category. Due to ship in June or July, the Envy 13 may lack the exotic touch of the Surface Laptop’s Alcantara-clad body. Based on the specs, however, it could offer greater value. The Envy also comes with full Windows Home rather than the Surface Laptop’s Windows 10…

HP gives Envy laptops an edgier look, updates Spectre x2 with Kaby Lake CPUs – Ars Technica

Monday, May 22, 2017

reader comments 27 HP announced a slew of updates to its Envy laptop line today, in addition to a mildly revamped Spectre x2. Many of these changes focus on elevating overall design, but in a practical way that doesn’t impede the power and efficiency of each device. Slimmer bezels, bold edges, and USB Type-C abound, giving way to a more modern-looking Envy family and Spectre x2. Envy’s new edges Envy laptops and…

Thief takes disabled children’s laptops in Wolverhampton – BBC News

Monday, May 22, 2017

Image copyright British Transport Police Image caption Police have released images of a man they would like to talk to Laptops that help two disabled children to communicate have been stolen from a railway station. The computers, which were in a carrier bag, were briefly left on the main concourse at Wolverhampton station. Police said the equipment had been specially built for the children and their family were distraught. British…

HP’s Envy 13 offers Surface Laptop features without the markup—or Windows 10 S – PCWorld

Monday, May 22, 2017

HP’s latest Envy 13 debuts in a post-Surface-Laptop world, where PC makers seem ready to challenge the MacBook Air’s dominance in the thin-and-light category. Due to ship in June or July, the Envy 13 may lack the exotic touch of the Surface Laptop’s Alcantara-clad body. Based on the specs, however, it could offer greater value. The Envy also comes with full Windows Home rather than the Surface Laptop’s Windows 10…

Thief takes disabled children’s laptops in Wolverhampton – BBC News

Monday, May 22, 2017

Image copyright British Transport Police Image caption Police have released images of a man they would like to talk to Laptops that help two disabled children to communicate have been stolen from a railway station. The computers, which were in a carrier bag, were briefly left on the main concourse at Wolverhampton station. Police said the equipment had been specially built for the children and their family were distraught. British…

Best laptops for summer 2017: MacBook, HP EliteBook, Asus rank high – Fox News

Friday, May 19, 2017

No laptop is problem-free and even some of the top global laptop suppliers ship lemons sometimes. Inevitably, some software programs will cause trouble. That said, here are some of the best laptops to consider if you’re in the market, including ones from Apple, Samsung, HP and more. Chromebook popularity takes off Chromebooks are surging in the education market, largely due to their low prices. The newest…

Q&A: How does the laptop ban on flights work? – USA TODAY

Thursday, May 18, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share A spokesperson for the European Commission said the proposed ban will be discussed during a “high-level” meeting in Brussels on Wednesday. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Airport staff inform passengers at the check-in area at Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport, Morocco, on March 29, 2017.(Photo: Abdeljalil Bounhar, AP) Millions of additional travelers could be affected by a new plan to ban laptops, tablets and other…

‘Economic tsunami’ may result from Europe-US laptop ban on flights – USA TODAY

Thursday, May 18, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share The laptop ban imposed by President Donald Trump on flights from middle east countries to the U.S. might be expanding. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more. Buzz60 Laptops could soon be banned on U.S.-bound flights from Europe.(Photo: MariuszBlach, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Homeland Security officials and their European Union counterparts exchanged security information Wednesday in Brussels as U.S. officials pressed their plan to ban laptops and tablets from…

‘Economic tsunami’ may result from Europe-US laptop ban on flights – USA TODAY

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share The laptop ban imposed by President Donald Trump on flights from middle east countries to the U.S. might be expanding. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more. Buzz60 Laptops could soon be banned on U.S.-bound flights from Europe.(Photo: MariuszBlach, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Homeland Security officials and their European Union counterparts exchanged security information Wednesday in Brussels as U.S. officials pressed their plan to ban laptops and tablets from…

Q&A: How does the laptop ban on flights work? – USA TODAY

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share A spokesperson for the European Commission said the proposed ban will be discussed during a “high-level” meeting in Brussels on Wednesday. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Airport staff inform passengers at the check-in area at Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport, Morocco, on March 29, 2017.(Photo: Abdeljalil Bounhar, AP) Millions of additional travelers could be affected by a new plan to ban laptops, tablets and other…

Australia considers banning laptops from airliner cabins – Idaho Statesman

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Australia is considering following the United States and Britain in banning laptops from inbound airliner cabins, the prime minister said, but declined to explain whether the move was related to an Islamic State group threat that President Donald Trump discussed with Russian diplomats. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull revealed Tuesday that his government was “looking … very closely” at the bans on laptops and tablets on flights from some Middle Eastern…

Laptop ban will create ‘economic tsunami’ in travel industry if electronic devices banished to hold – The Independent

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Travel industry experts have warned that an extension of the laptop ban on flights from Europe to the US could spell economic disaster. The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) said yesterday that forcing passengers to stow electronic devices in the hold rather than being able to take them on in hand luggage would create an “economic tsunami”. “A ban from Europe could affect 3,500 flights a week this summer and 65…

A new laptop ban could hurt more than airlines – Marketplace – Marketplace.org

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A Syrian woman travelling to the United States through Amman opens her laptop before checking in at Beirut’s international airport in March. – ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images U.S. and European officials are meeting in Brussels today to discuss a potential ban on laptops on flights from Europe to the U.S. The Trump administration’s reasons are concerns about safety and terrorism. What impact could the ban have? Aviation consultant Michael Boyd said a ban on…

‘Likely’ expansion of laptop ban not affected by Trumps’ sharing of classified intel – ABC News

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The United States Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday that department leaders will meet in Europe this week to discuss expanding the current ban on laptops and tablets aboard some direct international flights to the U.S. — a move unaffected by the report President Donald Trump shared classified intelligence related to the ban with Russian officials last week. In March, DHS issued a directive restricting electronic devices larger than a…