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Checking out tech: Library will lend out laptops, mobile hotspots – San Francisco Chronicle

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Checking out tech: Library will lend out laptops, mobile hotspots By Lizzie Johnson June 6, 2017 Updated: June 6, 2017 6:00am ‘); } In the four years since San Francisco launched free Wi-Fi in 32 parks and recreation centers, public Internet usage has boomed. More than a half-million unique devices connect to the city’s wireless network monthly, data from the Department of Technology show — the first to be released…

The iPad is now basically Apple’s cheapest MacBook laptop – Quartz

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

For a while, Apple has been trying to convince us that the iPad could be a viable replacement for the bulky, virus-prone laptops that we’ve been carting around to work, school, and sometimes vacations for decades. But though the iPad has been powerful and light from the outset, it’s never really offered the true functionality of laptop, nor has it ever felt as essential to own as the iPhone, which…

HP Omen laptops include a first: Nvidia Max-Q graphics technology – PCWorld

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

HP’s revamping its Omen 15 and Omen 17 gaming laptops with new CPUs and GPUs and fresh designs, including one extremely new feature: Nvidia’s Max-Q technology. Just announced last week at Computex, Max-Q promises to boost graphics performance in thin-and-light laptops. We hope to test this feature when the machines start shipping in August.     Only one of the laptops announced Tuesday will have Max-Q: An Omen 15 configured…

Nvidia Max-Q laptops: Impressively thin, but industrial design needs work – Ars Technica

Monday, June 05, 2017

reader comments 67 Nvidia’s Max-Q initiative, which aims to slim down bulky gaming laptops with hand-picked chips and recommended dimensions and acoustics, has produced three laptops so far: The Clevo P950, Asus Zephyrus, and MSI GS63. While the MSI GS63 uses the same slim chassis as its predecessor—which was part of Nvidia’s 10-series laptop launch—both Clevo and Asus have created something new for Max-Q. In the case of Asus at…

Nvidia Max-Q laptops: Impressively thin, but the industrial design needs work – Ars Technica UK

Monday, June 05, 2017

reader comments 7 Nvidia’s Max-Q initiative, which aims to slim down bulky gaming laptops with hand-picked chips and recommended dimensions and acoustics, has produced three laptops so far: The Clevo P950, Asus Zephyrus, and MSI GS63. While the MSI GS63 uses the same slim chassis as its predecessor—which was part of Nvidia’s 10-series laptop launch—both Clevo and Asus have created something new for Max-Q. In the case of Asus at…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good | ZDNet – ZDNet

Saturday, June 03, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

Utah fights man’s attempt to marry laptop • The Register – The Register

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The Utah Attorney General’s Office says marrying a laptop is not a constitutionally protected right, particularly if it’s less than fifteen years old. Responding to a quixotic lawsuit that aspires to undo the US Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex marriage, David N Wolf, Assistant Attorney General of Utah, contends that being denied the opportunity to marry a laptop does not qualify as a rights violation. “Simply put, marrying a laptop…

Utah fights man’s attempt to marry laptop – The Register

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The Utah Attorney General’s Office says marrying a laptop is not a constitutionally protected right, particularly if it’s less than fifteen years old. Responding to a quixotic lawsuit that aspires to undo the US Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex marriage, David N Wolf, Assistant Attorney General of Utah, contends that being denied the opportunity to marry a laptop does not qualify as a rights violation. “Simply put, marrying a laptop…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good – ZDNet

Saturday, June 03, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

Utah fights man’s attempt to marry laptop – The Register

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The Utah Attorney General’s Office says marrying a laptop is not a constitutionally protected right, particularly if it’s less than fifteen years old. Responding to a quixotic lawsuit that aspires to undo the US Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex marriage, David N Wolf, Assistant Attorney General of Utah, contends that being denied the opportunity to marry a laptop does not qualify as a rights violation. “Simply put, marrying a laptop…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good – ZDNet

Saturday, June 03, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

Laptop Bans Harm Tourism and Airlines – Competitive Enterprise Institute (blog)

Saturday, June 03, 2017

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Why Did Microsoft Build the Surface Laptop? – Redmondmag.com

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Foley on Microsoft Why Did Microsoft Build the Surface Laptop? The decision might have to do less with selling hardware and more with showing OEMs how to build a quality Windows machine. By Mary Jo Foley 06/01/2017 Microsoft has inundated you with info on its specs, price, colors and the luxurious touches, such as the Alcantara keyboard covering. The…

Student tortured to death over a laptop – Inquirer.net

Saturday, June 03, 2017

PETALING JAYA — He was bound, beaten and burned with an iron for days, leading to his death – all because of a dispute over a laptop. When 21-year-old Malaysian Na­­tional Defense University student Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain was rushed to Hospital Serdang on Thursday, his body was found 80% covered in bruises and burn marks. The final-year navy cadet officer’s two supposed friends who had rushed him to hospital were…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good | ZDNet – ZDNet

Saturday, June 03, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

Utah fights man’s attempt to marry laptop • The Register – The Register

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The Utah Attorney General’s Office says marrying a laptop is not a constitutionally protected right, particularly if it’s less than fifteen years old. Responding to a quixotic lawsuit that aspires to undo the US Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex marriage, David N Wolf, Assistant Attorney General of Utah, contends that being denied the opportunity to marry a laptop does not qualify as a rights violation. “Simply put, marrying a laptop…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good – ZDNet

Friday, June 02, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

Utah fights man’s attempt to marry laptop – The Register

Friday, June 02, 2017

The Utah Attorney General’s Office says marrying a laptop is not a constitutionally protected right, particularly if it’s less than fifteen years old. Responding to a quixotic lawsuit that aspires to undo the US Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex marriage, David N Wolf, Assistant Attorney General of Utah, contends that being denied the opportunity to marry a laptop does not qualify as a rights violation. “Simply put, marrying a laptop…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good – ZDNet

Friday, June 02, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

For Gaming – Laptop Mag

Friday, June 02, 2017

Depending on your budget, lifestyle and the games you want to play, you could end up spending anywhere from $800 to $5,000 on a system that’s likely to weigh between 4 and 13 pounds. Here’s some a few tips to help you find your ideal gaming rig. Don’t buy a gaming laptop for low-end titles like World of Warcraft or Candy Crush.These games can easily be supported by an integrated…