Laptop News

British passengers could be banned from taking laptops on flights to … – Telegraph.co.uk

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Last month the British government announced that laptops could no longer be carried as hand luggage in flights to the UK from Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Tunisia. The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has refused to rule out extending the laptop ban worldwide. The measure marked the most significant restriction on air passengers since the Government banned liquids of moree than 100ml in hand baggage in 2006. 

We took Porsche’s pricey new laptop for a spin [Video] – Yahoo Finance

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

LISBON — Porsche is releasing a laptop, and like its automotive namesake, it’s not going to be cheap. In fact, the $2,495 13-inch Porsche Design Book One manages to make Apple’s (AAPL) $1,799 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar look downright affordable. It’s also a striking but hefty piece of work with a screen you can rotate 360 degrees or detach to use as a standalone tablet — a first for…

We took Porsche’s pricey new laptop for a spin – Yahoo Finance

Monday, April 24, 2017

LISBON — Porsche is releasing a laptop, and like its automotive namesake, it’s not going to be cheap. In fact, the $2,495 13-inch Porsche Design Book One manages to make Apple’s (AAPL) $1,799 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar look downright affordable. It’s also a striking but hefty piece of work with a screen you can rotate 360 degrees or detach to use as a standalone tablet — a first for…

Help Me, LAPTOP: I Need a Sub-$700 Video Editing Laptop – Laptop Mag

Sunday, April 23, 2017

If money’s no object, it’s easy to find a laptop with great performance, portability and build quality. However, if you have a strict budget of $700, it’s a little more difficult to find a system that meets your appropriately high expectations. Over on our forums, user Shiveng asks for help finding a sub-$700 notebook with a full HD (1080p), a slim chassis and enough performance for video editing…

GPD Pocket, one of the smallest laptops in the world: SPECS … – Business Insider

Saturday, April 22, 2017

YouTube/GPD Game Console Remember netbooks? The tiny ultra-portable laptops? One Chinese tech company is bringing them back. The GPD Pocket is an absolutely tiny laptop that runs the full version of Windows 10, and it fits in your pocket. It might sound like a netbook, but its premium build and decent specs differentiates it from traditional netbooks that felt cheap and were incredibly underpowered. The GPD Pocket went through an…

I’ve run my laptop all week off this giant external battery – BGR

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Technically, I could have spent all of this past week living off-grid. For the past week, I’ve charged every electronic gadget I own off a giant battery pack that’s more like a mini generator alternative than a battery pack. Unlike the kind of thing you buy off Amazon for $40, the River pack can’t fit in a laptop bag, and it definitely doesn’t cost $40. But for $459, what you…

Microsoft’s ARM-powered laptops won’t arrive until Q4 – The Verge

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Microsoft first announced its plans to bring Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors last year. The software giant is planning to allow partners to build laptop devices first, with a version of Windows 10 that will support ARM chips directly by including an emulator in the operating system. Devices will be able to run traditional desktop applications like Chrome or Photoshop, and they’ll be based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835…

Lifespan: Stolen laptop may contain 20,000 patients’ info | WPRI 12 … – WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Saturday, April 22, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Rhode Island’s largest hospital group said Friday it was notifying about 20,000 patients that some of their personal information may have been on laptop computer that was stolen. In a news release, Lifespan said someone broke into an employee’s car on Feb. 25 and stole several items, including a MacBook the employee used for work. According to Lifespan, the worker immediately notified both the company and police…

This might be the tiniest laptop in the world right now – Business Insider

Saturday, April 22, 2017

YouTube/GPD Game Console Remember netbooks? The tiny ultra-portable laptops? One Chinese tech company is bringing them back. The GPD Pocket is an absolutely tiny laptop that runs the full version of Windows 10, and it fits in your pocket. It might sound like a netbook, but its premium build and decent specs differentiates it from traditional netbooks that felt cheap and were incredibly underpowered. The GPD Pocket went through an…

Microsoft’s ARM-powered laptops won’t arrive until Q4 – The Verge

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Microsoft first announced its plans to bring Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors last year. The software giant is planning to allow partners to build laptop devices first, with a version of Windows 10 that will support ARM chips directly by including an emulator in the operating system. Devices will be able to run traditional desktop applications like Chrome or Photoshop, and they’ll be based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835…

HP’s new Zbook laptops crushes Apple’s ancient Mac Pro on … – PCWorld

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Apple’s Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance. Take HP’s latest Zbook laptop workstations, which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops—which is why they are called mobile workstations—have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas. The laptops feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, DDR4 memory, Intel’s latest Kaby Lake-based…

Microsoft’s ARM-powered laptops won’t arrive until Q4 – The Verge

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Microsoft first announced its plans to bring Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors last year. The software giant is planning to allow partners to build laptop devices first, with a version of Windows 10 that will support ARM chips directly by including an emulator in the operating system. Devices will be able to run traditional desktop applications like Chrome or Photoshop, and they’ll be based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835…

HP’s new Zbook laptops crushes Apple’s ancient Mac Pro on … – PCWorld

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Apple’s Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance. Take HP’s latest Zbook laptop workstations, which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops—which is why they are called mobile workstations—have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas. The laptops feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, DDR4 memory, Intel’s latest Kaby Lake-based…

Microsoft’s ARM-powered laptops won’t arrive until Q4 – The Verge

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Microsoft first announced its plans to bring Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors last year. The software giant is planning to allow partners to build laptop devices first, with a version of Windows 10 that will support ARM chips directly by including an emulator in the operating system. Devices will be able to run traditional desktop applications like Chrome or Photoshop, and they’ll be based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835…

HP’s new Zbook laptops crushes Apple’s ancient Mac Pro on … – PCWorld

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Apple’s Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance. Take HP’s latest Zbook laptop workstations, which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops—which is why they are called mobile workstations—have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas. The laptops feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, DDR4 memory, Intel’s latest Kaby Lake-based…

Microsoft’s ARM-powered laptops won’t arrive until Q4 – The Verge

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Microsoft first announced its plans to bring Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors last year. The software giant is planning to allow partners to build laptop devices first, with a version of Windows 10 that will support ARM chips directly by including an emulator in the operating system. Devices will be able to run traditional desktop applications like Chrome or Photoshop, and they’ll be based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835…

HP’s new Zbook laptops crushes Apple’s ancient Mac Pro on … – PCWorld

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Apple’s Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance. Take HP’s latest Zbook laptop workstations, which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops—which is why they are called mobile workstations—have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas. The laptops feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, DDR4 memory, Intel’s latest Kaby Lake-based…

Microsoft’s ARM-powered laptops won’t arrive until Q4 – The Verge

Friday, April 21, 2017

Microsoft first announced its plans to bring Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors last year. The software giant is planning to allow partners to build laptop devices first, with a version of Windows 10 that will support ARM chips directly by including an emulator in the operating system. Devices will be able to run traditional desktop applications like Chrome or Photoshop, and they’ll be based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835…

Are £1000 gaming laptops any good? Our video guide reveals all – TrustedReviews

Friday, April 21, 2017

The latest breed of mid-range gaming laptops look very attractive, but are they actually good value for money? Computing Editor Michael Passingham joins Tom Honeyands to reveal the pros and cons of £1000 gaming laptops in this video guide. Gaming laptops got a massive boost in 2016, when Nvidia announced that its laptop graphics chips would be specified identically to their desktop counterparts. For the first time, it’d be easy…