Laptop News

Dell loads Ubuntu Linux onto its best thin-and-light laptop – PCWorld

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Dell is giving Linux fans a laptop to call their own with the XPS 13 Developer Edition. The hardware is nearly identical to the Windows version that launched in January, including the edge-to-edge display that essentially fits a 13-inch laptop in an 11-inch body. But instead of Microsoft’s operating system, the XPS 13 Developer Edition comes with Ubuntu 14.04. It’s even $50 cheaper than the Windows version when you line…

Fancy a wire-free laptop? Intel just showed one – PCWorld

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Intel has shown what it calls the “world’s first no-wires” laptop, which has wireless charging and can connect to peripherals without cables. The prototype laptop frees users from carrying a bulky power adapter, since the laptop recharges after being placed on a wireless charging table or surface. It also connects wirelessly to external displays through Wi-Di (Wireless Display) technology, which could eliminate HDMI and DisplayPort ports. The wireless display needs…

MAGIC gold MacBook: Apple’s light laptop (heavily COMPROMISED) – Computerworld

Saturday, April 11, 2015

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Burglars Break Into Church, Steal Laptops With Sensitive Information – CBS Local

Saturday, April 11, 2015

(CBS) — Parishioners at a Lutheran church in Hegewisch feel violated after crooks burglarized their church. But it’s the stolen laptops from inside that worry them the most, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports. Whoever broke into Lebanon Lutheran Thursday night ransacked almost every room, taking everything from communion chalices in the sanctuary to everyday kitchen appliances, like a microwave oven. Chicago police say the thieves broke a window to enter…

MAGIC gold MacBook: Apple’s light laptop (heavily COMPROMISED) – Computerworld

Saturday, April 11, 2015

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Fancy a wire-free laptop? Intel just showed one – Computerworld

Friday, April 10, 2015

Intel has shown what it calls the “world’s first no-wires” laptop, which has wireless charging and can connect to peripherals without cables. The prototype laptop frees users from carrying a bulky power adapter, since the laptop recharges after being placed on a wireless charging table or surface. It also connects wirelessly to external displays through Wi-Di (Wireless Display) technology, which could eliminate HDMI and DisplayPort ports. The wireless display needs…

Apple MacBook Review: The Laptop of the Future Isn’t Ready for the Present – Wall Street Journal

Friday, April 10, 2015

Updated April 9, 2015 4:24 p.m. ET You won’t find it in Apple’s advertisements, but the new MacBook is a time machine. It’s much simpler than Doc Brown’s DeLorean: All you have to do is look at it to observe the future—the future of the laptop, that is. With this machine, available starting Friday, Apple has imagined a laptop reduced to its essentials—a sharp, insanely thin screen, a flattened keyboard…

Grovemade’s sexy new laptop stand will give you wood at your desk – Digital Trends

Friday, April 10, 2015

Grovemade may have gotten its start making high-end wooden iPhone cases, but this Portland-based outfit is no one-trick pony. Over the past year or so, the company has been branching out and expanding its product offerings, making everything from wooden timepieces to desktop accessories. Today, they’re back with yet another sumptuous slab of wood — a hardwood laptop stand. Similar to Grovemade’s previously-released Monitor Stand, the freshly-announced Laptop Stand is crafted from…

Grovemade’s sexy new laptop stand will give you wood at your desk – Digital Trends

Friday, April 10, 2015

Grovemade may have gotten its start making high-end wooden iPhone cases, but this Portland-based outfit is no one-trick pony. Over the past year or so, the company has been branching out and expanding its product offerings, making everything from wooden timepieces to desktop accessories. Today, they’re back with yet another sumptuous slab of wood — a hardwood laptop stand. Similar to Grovemade’s previously-released Monitor Stand, the freshly-announced Laptop Stand is crafted from…

Apple MacBook Review: The Laptop of the Future Isn’t Ready for the Present – Wall Street Journal

Friday, April 10, 2015

Updated April 9, 2015 4:24 p.m. ET You won’t find it in Apple’s advertisements, but the new MacBook is a time machine. It’s much simpler than Doc Brown’s DeLorean: All you have to do is look at it to observe the future—the future of the laptop, that is. With this machine, available starting Friday, Apple has imagined a laptop reduced to its essentials—a sharp, insanely thin screen, a flattened keyboard…

Grovemade’s sexy new laptop stand will give you wood at your desk – Digital Trends

Friday, April 10, 2015

Grovemade may have gotten its start making high-end wooden iPhone cases, but this Portland-based outfit is no one-trick pony. Over the past year or so, the company has been branching out and expanding its product offerings, making everything from wooden timepieces to desktop accessories. Today, they’re back with yet another sumptuous slab of wood — a hardwood laptop stand. Similar to Grovemade’s previously-released Monitor Stand, the freshly-announced Laptop Stand is crafted from…

Using LVDS Laptop Displays – Hackaday

Friday, April 10, 2015

No doubt anyone reading this has access to a few ancient laptops and the displays contained within. While those laptops are probably still stuck with a Gig of RAM and Windows ME, the display panels are probably still good. They don’t have HDMI, DVI, or VGA, though, which means those panels will need a converter. [Jared] had a different idea. Instead of reusing laptop displays with a converter, why not…

Apple MacBook Review: The Laptop of the Future Isn’t Ready for the Present – Wall Street Journal

Friday, April 10, 2015

Updated April 9, 2015 4:24 p.m. ET You won’t find it in Apple’s advertisements, but the new MacBook is a time machine. It’s much simpler than Doc Brown’s DeLorean: All you have to do is look at it to observe the future—the future of the laptop, that is. With this machine, available starting Friday, Apple has imagined a laptop reduced to its essentials—a sharp, insanely thin screen, a flattened keyboard…

Grovemade’s sexy new laptop stand will give you wood at your desk – Digital Trends

Friday, April 10, 2015

Grovemade may have gotten its start making high-end wooden iPhone cases, but this Portland-based outfit is no one-trick pony. Over the past year or so, the company has been branching out and expanding its product offerings, making everything from wooden timepieces to desktop accessories. Today, they’re back with yet another sumptuous slab of wood — a hardwood laptop stand. Similar to Grovemade’s previously-released Monitor Stand, the freshly-announced Laptop Stand is crafted from…

Apple MacBook Review: The Laptop of the Future Isn’t Ready for the Present – Wall Street Journal

Friday, April 10, 2015

Updated April 9, 2015 4:24 p.m. ET You won’t find it in Apple’s advertisements, but the new MacBook is a time machine. It’s much simpler than Doc Brown’s DeLorean: All you have to do is look at it to observe the future—the future of the laptop, that is. With this machine, available starting Friday, Apple has imagined a laptop reduced to its essentials—a sharp, insanely thin screen, a flattened keyboard…

Apple MacBook Review: The Laptop of the Future Isn’t Ready for the Present – Wall Street Journal

Thursday, April 09, 2015

April 9, 2015 12:01 p.m. ET You won’t find it in Apple’s advertisements, but the new MacBook is a time machine. It’s much simpler than Doc Brown’s DeLorean: All you have to do is look at it to observe the future—the future of the laptop, that is. With this machine, available starting Friday, Apple has imagined a laptop reduced to its essentials—a sharp, insanely thin screen, a flattened keyboard panel…

Dell Venue 10 7000 Can Convert Into An Android Laptop – Forbes

Thursday, April 09, 2015

With the ‘optional’ keyboard base, the Venue 10 7000 can be an Android laptop. Dell Dell is getting good at industrial design. The just-announced Venue 10 7000 is yet another fetching design, following the earlier Venue 8 7000 and the new XPS 13 laptop.  While targeted at business users, it seems perfectly suitable for consumers too. The marquee feature of the chassis is a “barrel edge” at the bottom (see…

Samsung’s ATIV Book 9 is what all future Windows laptops will look like – Mashable

Thursday, April 09, 2015

MacBook Air who? The Samsung ATIV Book 9 is the perfect Windows-based answer to Apple’s new 12-inch MacBook. It’s an absolute pleasure to use because it’s so thin and light that it feels like an actual book. And it doesn’t skimp on power either, proving excellent performance for day-to-day computing. Light as can be On the right is the mini HDMI out and second USB 3.0 port. Close the lid…

How to replace a broken laptop screen – PCWorld

Thursday, April 09, 2015

A dying or cracked display doesn’t mean your laptop is a paperweight. For most laptops, a screen replacement takes $80 and an hour of your time at most. If you’re a DIYer, replacing a broken laptop screen yourself is a great way to save cash, as most computer repair shops will quote you $150 to $300 for the job. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to replace your broken laptop’s…

Samsung’s ATIV Book 9 is what all future Windows laptops will look like – Mashable

Thursday, April 09, 2015

MacBook Air who? The Samsung ATIV Book 9 is the perfect Windows-based answer to Apple’s new 12-inch MacBook. It’s an absolute pleasure to use because it’s so thin and light that it feels like an actual book. And it doesn’t skimp on power either, proving excellent performance for day-to-day computing. Light as can be On the right is the mini HDMI out and second USB 3.0 port. Close the lid…