Laptop News

Qatar Airways CEO: Laptop ban doesn’t make flying safer – CNNMoney

Monday, April 17, 2017

A major Middle East airline says the ban on large electronic devices on flights from the region is a waste of time. In a move that caught the aviation industry by surprise, President Trump’s administration last month banned passengers from carrying anything larger than a smartphone on some flights to the U.S., citing security concerns. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4) { afterParagraphFour = true; } currentParagraph = storytext.childNodes[i];…

Smartphone-Based Mirabook Laptop Goes On Sale – Laptop Mag

Monday, April 17, 2017

While it may have sounded like vaporware, the Mira in the Mirabook (which we first saw at CES 2017) might not be short for ‘mirage’ after all. Yes, this 13-inch notebook that creates a laptop view for your smartphone is now on sale (though only via IndieGogo, so it’s not final yet). Starting at $180 for early bird purchasers (who have until the 22nd), this notebook exists for those who prefer their smartphone over their laptop,…

Qatar Airways CEO: Laptop ban doesn’t make flying safer – Apr. 17 … – CNNMoney

Monday, April 17, 2017

A major Middle East airline says the ban on large electronic devices on flights from the region is a waste of time. In a move that caught the aviation industry by surprise, President Trump’s administration last month banned passengers from carrying anything larger than a smartphone on some flights to the U.S., citing security concerns. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4) { afterParagraphFour = true; } currentParagraph = storytext.childNodes[i];…

Origin’s first budget gaming laptop costs less than a grand – Engadget

Monday, April 17, 2017

Other specs include an Intel Core i7-7700HQ “Kaby Lake” CPU (the same in last year’s model, unfortunately), or i5-7300HQ and i3-7100H models if your budget can’t support that. You can also get up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, 6TB of storage, including M.2 SSD support, an RGB backlit keyboard and an “optional custom automotive finish paint to any color or design of choice,” Origin says. That price will go way…

Help Me Laptop!: Should I Get a Gaming Laptop with 6th or 7th-gen CPU? – Laptop Mag

Sunday, April 16, 2017

It’s no secret that gaming laptops can be expensive (at least the good ones are). So it makes sense to try to find a bargain or two when you can. But should the bargain come at the expense of buying a system with a newer and better components? Tom’s Guide forum member macdeez, is interested in buying the Acer Predator 15 with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 GPU,…

What laptop should I buy? – The Independent

Friday, April 14, 2017

It used to be simple: everyone had a Windows laptop unless you wanted to pay a premium for a Mac. Now there are pricey Windows machines, super-affordable Chromebooks and Apple’s prices keep on rising. But there’s more to consider: style, weight, screen size and resolution, build quality, processor speed and availability of the right programs. Read on for the best route through the minefield. Types of laptop and operating systems…

HP introduces new Pavilion laptops at… Coachella – Engadget

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Pavilion laptops come in convertible (x360) and non-convertible (Notebook) options. I tried designing my own bandana on one of the new HP Pavilion x360s last month, and found the stylus comfortable, responsive and capable of drawing smooth lines of varying thickness. The new pen supports Windows Ink, and will be included with the new convertible Pavilions. In the well-lit demo room, the Pavilion’s screen was colorful and easy to…

7 best laptops for kids – The Independent

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Your first consideration, when buying a laptop for your child, should be exactly what they’ll be using it for. Homework? Gaming? Watching the latest Disney movie? Keeping in touch with their global network of friends? Acting as an aid to SEN? After all, different laptops excel in different areas. If you want it for movies, gaming or SEN, for instance, a laptop with a bigger screen size (which is measured…

Apple loses top spot on Laptop Magazine’s best brands ranking for 2017 – MarketWatch

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Laptop Magazine said Apple Inc. has fallen from its top position on its 10 best and worst brands ranking for 2017 to fifth place, after the iPhone maker drew “modest” review scores. The online review site evaluates the 10 biggest laptop brands for its annual ranking and decides which offer the best combination of quality, innovation, support, design and value….

Apple loses top spot on Laptop Magazine’s best brands ranking for 2017 – MarketWatch

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Laptop Magazine said Apple Inc. has fallen from its top position on its 10 best and worst brands ranking for 2017 to fifth place, after the iPhone maker drew “modest” review scores. The online review site evaluates the 10 biggest laptop brands for its annual ranking and decides which offer the best combination of quality, innovation, support, design and value….

What the Hell Happened to Apple Laptops? – Laptop Mag – Laptop Mag

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The shine is officially off of Apple. After taking the top spot in our annual Best and Worst Laptop Brands report since 2010, Apple has fallen out of first place for the first time. But not to second place. Or even third. The MacBook maker plummeted all the way to fifth out of 10 companies. What the hell happened? Each year, we evaluate the top laptop brands…

Columbia School Board approves student laptops, new teacher evaluation system – Columbia Missourian

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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These great laptops prove the DVD drive isn’t extinct yet – USA TODAY

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

These laptops prove the DVD drive isn’t extinct yet (Photo: Reviewed.com) — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives. Despite what computer makers might want everyone to think, there are plenty of people out…

Lift Off from Your Laptop with 140000 Images and Videos from NASA – Hyperallergic

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The agency recently launched a new online database of files documenting its history, from space missions to in-house experiments.

Affordable laptop looks set to muscle-in on Surface Pro 4 turf … – TechRadar

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

We were impressed with Chuwi’s 15.6-inch LapBook when we took it for a spin at the end of last year, given what it offered for the money, and now it appears that the Chinese PC vendor is cooking up what will doubtless be a very competitively priced sort-of-rival to the Surface Pro 4. Chuwi has announced details of its incoming LapBook 12.3 which is due to arrive at the end…

What the Hell Happened to Apple Laptops? – Laptop Mag

Monday, April 10, 2017

The shine is officially off of Apple. After taking the top spot in our annual Best and Worst Laptop Brands report since 2010, Apple has fallen out of first place for the first time. But not to second place. Or even third. The MacBook maker plummeted all the way to fifth out of 10 companies. What the hell happened? Each year, we evaluate the top laptop brands…

These great laptops prove the DVD drive isn’t extinct yet – USA TODAY

Monday, April 10, 2017

These laptops prove the DVD drive isn’t extinct yet (Photo: Reviewed.com) — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives. Despite what computer makers might want everyone to think, there are plenty of people out…

Affordable laptop looks set to muscle-in on Surface Pro 4 turf – TechRadar

Monday, April 10, 2017

We were impressed with Chuwi’s 15.6-inch LapBook when we took it for a spin at the end of last year, given what it offered for the money, and now it appears that the Chinese PC vendor is cooking up what will doubtless be a very competitively priced sort-of-rival to the Surface Pro 4. As Anandtech reports, Chuwi has announced details of its incoming LapBook 12.3 which is due to arrive…

Lenovo Tops Laptop Mag’s Annual Brand Rankings, Apple Falls to 5th Place – Yahoo Finance

Monday, April 10, 2017

NEW YORK, April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In a major industry shake-up, Apple is no longer the leading laptop brand. After dominating Laptop Mag’s Best and Worst Brands for seven years in a row, the MacBook-maker dropped to fifth place this year. Lenovo took first place in Laptop Mag’s special report, followed by Asus, Dell and HP. Each year since 2010, Laptop Mag, part of Purch’s tech brand portfolio, has…

These great laptops prove the DVD drive isn’t extinct yet – USA TODAY

Monday, April 10, 2017

These laptops prove the DVD drive isn’t extinct yet (Photo: Reviewed.com) — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives. Despite what computer makers might want everyone to think, there are plenty of people out…