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Tinkerer recreates Razer’s triple-screen laptop – CNET

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Razer‘s triple-screen laptop prototype was a hit at last month’s CES 2017. But it’s unclear whether Razer will actually put Project Valerie into production. Instead of hoping for the best, Zack Nelson, a tinkerer whose JerryRigEverything channel has nearly 700,000 subscribers on YouTube, put together his own version of Project Valerie using nothing more than a Toshiba laptop, extra screens, a set of standard door hinges and a liberal dose…

Judge Gorsuch And The Laptop Ban – Above the Law

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) You’ve probably already read dozens of stories about Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, and you’ll probably read a dozen more. The controversy over the SCOTUS seat (which, in an alternate timeline belongs to Merrick Garland) has generated a lot of think pieces on the import and long-term impact of a potential Justice Gorsuch. But here’s an interesting tidbit — he’s anti-laptop, well,…

Lenovo’s new pro laptops include one built for VR – Engadget

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The other two rigs are designed more for portability than raw power. The 15-inch ThinkPad P51s (below) is definitely the star of the bunch — it’s Lenovo’s lightest and thinnest mobile workstation to date, coming in at a relatively modest 4.3 pounds and an Ultrabook-worthy 0.79 inches thick. It won’t be as powerful as the P71, but you’re still looking at 7th-generation Core processors, up to 32GB of RAM, an…

Why you should cover up your laptop’s webcam – PCWorld

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

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Lenovo’s $299 Android laptop 2-in-1 to challenge Windows PCs and Chromebooks – TechRepublic

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The Lenovo Yoga A12 With low-cost and simple-to-use Chromebooks already threatening Windows 10 laptops in the education market, Windows PCs now have a new challenger: budget Android 2-in-1s. Lenovo is trying to change the perception that Android machines are solely devices for consuming content, first with last year’s Yoga Book and now with its new $299 Yoga A12, 2-in-1 tablet/laptop. The A12 comes with an attached keyboard, allowing the device…

Terrifying moments teen’s Dell laptop bursts into flames FOUR times in a row – Daily Mail

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Devon Johnson’s laptop exploded while charging on his sofa in his Cali home The 18-year-old blew out the flames and took the laptop outside for safety Its lithium-ion battery then exploded a second, third and fourth time Devon was almost caught in the last fire as he approached it with an extinguisher Dell is investigating the fires; In 2006, it recalled 4.1m at-risk batteries  The battery is like the ones…

Intel could make a curved laptop to take on Microsoft’s Surface range – TechRadar

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Intel is planning to make its own hybrid laptop with a curved display, according to a report citing a leaked patent. As revealed by The Leaker, Intel’s patent shows a detachable notebook in the style of Microsoft’s Surface range, with one major difference – both the screen and keyboard have a gentle curve. The curved screen is something we’ve seen a lot of with TVs and monitors (featuring ultra-wide 21:9…

Why you should cover up your laptop’s webcam – PCWorld

Monday, February 06, 2017

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Lenovo’s new pro laptops include one built for VR – Engadget

Monday, February 06, 2017

The other two rigs are designed more for portability than raw power. The 15-inch ThinkPad P51s (below) is definitely the star of the bunch — it’s Lenovo’s lightest and thinnest mobile workstation to date, coming in at a relatively modest 4.3 pounds and an Ultrabook-worthy 0.79 inches thick. It won’t be as powerful as the P71, but you’re still looking at 7th-generation Core processors, up to 32GB of RAM, an…

Lenovo’s $299 Android laptop 2-in-1 to challenge Windows PCs and Chromebooks – TechRepublic

Monday, February 06, 2017

The Lenovo Yoga A12 With low-cost and simple-to-use Chromebooks already threatening Windows 10 laptops in the education market, Windows PCs now have a new challenger: budget Android 2-in-1s. Lenovo is trying to change the perception that Android machines are solely devices for consuming content, first with last year’s Yoga Book and now with its new $299 Yoga A12, 2-in-1 tablet/laptop. The A12 comes with an attached keyboard, allowing the device…

Why you should cover up your laptop’s webcam – PCWorld

Monday, February 06, 2017

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Lenovo’s latest Android tablet is really a budget laptop – Engadget

Monday, February 06, 2017

The tablet market is increasingly skewing toward laptop replacements, but what if you want a replacement for a low-cost laptop? Lenovo thinks it has the answer. It’s introducing the Yoga A12, a 12.2-inch tablet that’s really a budget convertible laptop for the Android crowd. Think of it as a lower-priced but larger alternative to the Yoga Book. You won’t find the earlier model’s pen input or Windows 10 option, but…

Lenovo’s latest Android tablet is really a budget laptop – Engadget

Monday, February 06, 2017

The tablet market is increasingly skewing toward laptop replacements, but what if you want a replacement for a low-cost laptop? Lenovo thinks it has the answer. It’s introducing the Yoga A12, a 12.2-inch tablet that’s really a budget convertible laptop for the Android crowd. Think of it as a lower-priced but larger alternative to the Yoga Book. You won’t find the earlier model’s pen input or Windows 10 option, but…

Watch this: Laptop battery explodes – WCBD News 2

Monday, February 06, 2017

Los Angeles, CA (WCBD)- Well, it’s happened again. Lithium batteries, which charge laptops, computers, phones, even some cars, are in the news again after one exploded in a room with two teens in California. Take a look at the close call on the video above. The 4-year-old laptop was charging just feet away from the two teens, before bursting into flames. The two unplugged the laptop and blew out the…

Caught on Camera: Teen’s Laptop Bursts Into Flames in Family’s … – NBC Southern California

Saturday, February 04, 2017

The stunning home surveillance video shows two teenage boys sitting on a couch, playing video games and eating pizza, when suddenly a laptop bursts into a ball of fire just three feet away. “Thank God it didn’t explode in my face,” said 18-year-old Devon Johnson, describing the fireball that engulfed his Dell laptop, while it was charging on the couch in his parent’s Thousand Oaks home last month. There have…

Caught on Camera: Teen’s Laptop Bursts Into Flames in Family’s … – NBC Southern California

Friday, February 03, 2017

The stunning home surveillance video shows two teenage boys sitting on a couch, playing video games and eating pizza, when suddenly a laptop bursts into a ball of fire just three feet away. “Thank God it didn’t explode in my face,” said 18-year-old Devon Johnson, describing the fireball that engulfed his Dell laptop, while it was charging on the couch in his parent’s Thousand Oaks home last month. There have…

DIY Linux laptop: Build your own for $240 with fully open source Olimex Teres I – ZDNet

Friday, February 03, 2017

The self-assembly Teres laptops will be available in black or white and should be able to run Linux or Android software. Image: Olimex Bulgarian open-source hardware outfit Olimex has released the final designs and components for DIY fans to build their own modular Linux laptop. Buyers have two choices for their machine. Devoted DIY builders can download Olimex’s CAD files for building the Teres I on its GitHub page, which…

Caught on Camera: Teen’s Laptop Bursts Into Flames in Family’s … – NBC Southern California

Friday, February 03, 2017

The stunning home surveillance video shows two teenage boys sitting on a couch, playing video games and eating pizza, when suddenly a laptop bursts into a ball of fire just three feet away. “Thank God it didn’t explode in my face,” said 18-year-old Devon Johnson, describing the fireball that engulfed his Dell laptop, while it was charging on the couch in his parent’s Thousand Oaks home last month. There have…

Take 10 Percent Off Our Favorite XPS and Alienware Laptops – Laptop Mag

Friday, February 03, 2017

Looking for an ultraportable that’s as stylish as it is powerful? Or perhaps you’re a hardcore PC gamer in need of a gaming rig you can take on the road. Well, you’re in luck. Through February 9, Dell is taking 10 percent off select XPS and Alienware laptops, including the near-perfect XPS 13 and Alienware 13 R3 OLED, both of which won our Editors’ Choice award last year….

Take 10 Percent Off Our Favorite XPS and Alienware Laptops – Laptop Mag

Friday, February 03, 2017

Looking for an ultraportable that’s as stylish as it is powerful? Or perhaps you’re a hardcore PC gamer in need of a gaming rig you can take on the road. Well, you’re in luck. Through February 9, Dell is taking 10 percent off select XPS and Alienware laptops, including the near-perfect XPS 13 and Alienware 13 R3 OLED, both of which won our Editors’ Choice award last year….