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RTs = endorsements? Trump’s retweets of outlandish memes a signal to his base – Washington Post

Monday, September 18, 2017

NEW YORK — Over the past 2½ months, President Trump has retweeted to the more than 30 million followers of his personal Twitter account these pieces of highbrow social media content: ●An animated GIF of him executing some WWE-style ground-and-pound on a CNN avatar. ●A cartoon meme of a “Trump train” running over a hapless CNN reporter. ●On Sunday, another doctored GIF of him hitting a golf ball into Hillary Clinton…

Two apparently random shootings in Baton Rouge could be racially motivated, police say – Washington Post

Monday, September 18, 2017

Police investigating the fatal and apparently random shootings of two black pedestrians in Baton Rouge last week said Sunday that they have a man in custody and that they think the killings could have been racially motivated. Police arrested Kenneth Gleason, 23, on unrelated drug charges after he was brought in for questioning in connection with the shootings, Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. L’Jean McKneely Jr. said. Gleason’s car fit the…

Best laptop deals on Apple, HP, Dell, and more of the week’s tech sales – The Verge

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Mid-September is typically a slow time for deals, as Labor Day promotions have come and gone and there’s not a lot of sales happening. This week we rounded up 12 deals that we are excited about, including several laptops under $1,000. Computing HP 8th Generation Intel Products: Get $100 off all 8th gen Intel devices, including the Spectre and ENVY x360 laptops, with code 8GEN100. Deal ends September 23rd. Apple…

US intelligence gains insight into ISIS by checking dead fighters’ laptops, cellphones – New York Daily News

Sunday, September 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence analysts have gained valuable insights into the Islamic State’s planning and personnel from a vast cache of digital data and other material recovered from bombed-out offices, abandoned laptops and the cellphones of dead fighters in recently liberated areas of Iraq and Syria. In the most dramatic gain, U.S. officials over the last two months have added thousands of names of known or suspected Islamic…

How To Dim Laptop/PC Screen Brightness – Ubergizmo

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Need to quickly dim your computer screen’s brightness? Is it a manual process or an automatic process? Can you only control the screen brightness of your laptop but not the desktop? Now, let us take a look at a variety of methods to dim PC screen brightness which includes both manual and automatic ways of approach. #1 How to Adjust Brightness Automatically: Laptop/Tablet/All-in-one PCs If you do not want to adjust…

Best laptop deals on Apple, HP, Dell, and more of the week’s tech sales – The Verge

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Mid-September is typically a slow time for deals, as Labor Day promotions have come and gone and there’s not a lot of sales happening. This week we rounded up 12 deals that we are excited about, including several laptops under $1,000. Computing HP 8th Generation Intel Products: Get $100 off all 8th gen Intel devices, including the Spectre and ENVY x360 laptops, with code 8GEN100. Deal ends September 23rd. Apple…

Best laptop deals on Apple, HP, Dell, and more of the week’s tech sales – The Verge

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Mid-September is typically a slow time for deals, as Labor Day promotions have come and gone and there’s not a lot of sales happening. This week we rounded up 12 deals that we are excited about, including several laptops under $1,000. Computing HP 8th Generation Intel Products: Get $100 off all 8th gen Intel devices, including the Spectre and ENVY x360 laptops, with code 8GEN100. Deal ends September 23rd. Apple…

Best laptop deals on Apple, HP, Dell, and more of the week’s tech sales – The Verge

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Mid-September is typically a slow time for deals, as Labor Day promotions have come and gone and there’s not a lot of sales happening. This week we rounded up 12 deals that we are excited about, including several laptops under $1,000. Computing HP 8th Generation Intel Products: Get $100 off all 8th gen Intel devices, including the Spectre and ENVY x360 laptops, with code 8GEN100. Deal ends September 23rd. Apple…

Best laptop deals on Apple, HP, Dell, and more of the week’s tech sales – The Verge

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Mid-September is typically a slow time for deals, as Labor Day promotions have come and gone and there’s not a lot of sales happening. This week we rounded up 12 deals that we are excited about, including several laptops under $1,000. Computing HP 8th Generation Intel Products: Get $100 off all 8th gen Intel devices, including the Spectre and ENVY x360 laptops, with code 8GEN100. Deal ends September 23rd. Apple…

Tanoshi launches Kickstarter campaign for Android 2-in-1 laptop for kids – ZDNet

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Tanoshi’s child-friendly 2-in-1 Android laptop Securing Your Mobile Enterprise The state of mobile device security: Android vs. iOS Android or iOS is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make for your company, especially regarding security. Read More With the market shifting from tablets to 2-in-1 devices over the last couple of years, it’s certainly not surprising that system makers targeting kids would test out adding kid-friendly hybrid laptops to their…

Help Me, LAPTOP: Precision 7520 vs. ThinkPad P51 – Laptop Mag

Sunday, September 17, 2017

When you absolutely, positively have to get the most raw computing power out of your laptop for 3D modeling or engineering, you need a mobile workstation. That’s precisely what forum user egg_cam needs; specifically, egg_cam is trying to decide between the Dell Precision 7520 and Lenovo ThinkPad P51. We’ve reviewed both high-end 15-inch laptops, so we can definitely help with this choice. Let’s take a look at how the…

Best laptop deals on Apple, HP, Dell, and more of the week’s tech sales – The Verge

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Mid-September is typically a slow time for deals, as Labor Day promotions have come and gone and there’s not a lot of sales happening. This week we rounded up 12 deals that we are excited about, including several laptops under $1,000. Computing HP 8th Generation Intel Products: Get $100 off all 8th gen Intel devices, including the Spectre and ENVY x360 laptops, with code 8GEN100. Deal ends September 23rd. Apple…

Lenovo’s Best Gaming Laptop Drops the Ball in One Very Crucial Way – Gizmodo

Friday, September 15, 2017

All images: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo There’s no shortage of computer makers that would like to sell you a big, expensive gaming laptop. So in an effort to differentiate themselves, companies are thinking of ways to make a portable screen attached to a keyboard and some silicon inside seem more attractive. Asus latched onto Nvidia’s new Max Q design program for its new Zephyrus gaming laptop and crammed top-of-the-line specs into previously…

Origin PC Eon15-S Review: What A Budget Gaming Laptop Looks Like These Days – Kotaku

Friday, September 15, 2017

Somewhere between the fancier notebooks at your local big box store and high-powered desktop replacements is the “budget” gaming laptop, a modestly-priced portable system built to play games well enough. Origin PC’s latest Eon15-S is the perfect example. The Eon15-S is a 15-inch laptop designed by system builder Origin PC to deliver the boutique custom PC experience at a low cost of entry. Advertisement It’s got a 15.6 inch 1080p…

Get a burly Asus ROG 17.3-inch laptop with GeForce GTX 1070 for $1599 – PC Gamer

Friday, September 15, 2017

What used to be a laptop that sold for around $2,500 can now be had for $1,599 after mail-in-rebate. We are talking about the 17.3-inch Asus ROG G752VS-XB72K, which pairs an Intel Core i7-6820HK processor with a GeForce GTX 1070 GPU. The laptop is on sale at Newegg for $1,799. Using promo code EMCSRKBE3 knocks $100 of the price, and there’s also a $100 mail-in-rebate available. Asus loaded this laptop…

Lenovos’ Flagship Gaming Laptop Drops the Ball in One Very Crucial Way – Gizmodo

Friday, September 15, 2017

All images: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo There’s no shortage of computer makers that would like to sell you a big, expensive gaming laptop. So in an effort to differentiate themselves, companies are thinking of ways to make a portable screen attached to a keyboard and some silicon inside seem more attractive. Asus latched onto Nvidia’s new Max Q design program for its new Zephyrus gaming laptop and crammed top-of-the-line specs into previously…

Acer Predator 21 X Review: The most insane laptop ever built – PCWorld

Friday, September 15, 2017

There are three things you should immediately know about Acer’s Predator 21 X laptop. First, it’s hands-down the fastest laptop we’ve ever seen. Period. Second, it’s the widest laptop we’ve ever seen: 22.4 inches wide, 12.4 inches deep, and 2.71 inches to 3.28 inches high, front to back. And third: It’s the most expensive laptop we’ve seen in a long time. Sure, at $9,000, you’d think it would be the priciest…

Are searches of laptops and cellphones by border agents unconstitutional? – PBS NewsHour

Thursday, September 14, 2017

A TSA official removes a laptop from a bag for scanning using the Transport Security Administration’s new Automated Screening Lane technology at Terminal 4 of JFK airport in New York City. A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday claims the U.S. government’s growing practice of searching laptops and cellphones at the border is unconstitutional. REUTERS/Joe Penney. WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday claims the U.S. government’s growing practice of searching…

Forced Searches of Phones and Laptops at US Border Are Illegal, Lawsuit Claims – New York Times

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

David Lapan, a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, said he could not comment on pending litigation but that “we absolutely believe the searches are lawful.” In March, Joseph B. Maher, the acting general counsel for the agency, defended the practice in a USA Today opinion piece. “These electronic media searches have produced information used to combat terrorism, violations of export controls, and convictions for child pornography, intellectual property…

You Asked: Can Using a Laptop Make You Infertile? – TIME

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Using a laptop the way its name suggests—on your lap—has long sparked concerns about male fertility due to crotch overheating. Even now, while many laptops run cooler than their predecessors, men planning to father children still need to be mindful of the risks, some experts say. Related “Human males have testicles outside our bodies for a reason,” says Dr. Jesse N. Mills, an associate clinical professor of urology and director…