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HP’s new x360 laptops miss the point of 4K on the Spectre but get … – TechCrunch

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Spectre 13 x360 that I strangely loved from late last year is back with a 4K screen and pen support for the Windows Creators update that went global this month. There’s also a new EliteBook x360 for enterprise users, with beefed-up security via a fingerprint scanner, Windows Hello and always-on security monitoring for the BIOS. One x360 laptop is better for work, the other for multimedia. Both are some of the best…

Windows 10’s power-throttling feature will benefit battery-hungry laptops – PCWorld

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Microsoft claims that Windows 10’s new power-throttling feature will boost battery life by about 11 percent, though you’ll need a modern laptop to take advantage of it. Microsoft introduced the new feature to slow down background apps in January, as a trial feature for a subset of users running Insider versions of Windows 10. While power-throttling is still limited to Insiders, the recent Build 16176 made it more widely available. …

Windows 10’s power-throttling feature will benefit battery-hungry laptops – PCWorld

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Microsoft claims that Windows 10’s new power-throttling feature will boost battery life by about 11 percent, though you’ll need a modern laptop to take advantage of it. Microsoft introduced the new feature to slow down background apps in January, as a trial feature for a subset of users running Insider versions of Windows 10. While power-throttling is still limited to Insiders, the recent Build 16176 made it more widely available. …

HP’s new x360 laptops miss the point of 4K on the Spectre but get … – TechCrunch

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Spectre 13 x360 that I strangely loved from late last year is back with a 4K screen and pen support for the Windows Creators update that went global this month. There’s also a new EliteBook x360 for enterprise users, with beefed-up security via a fingerprint scanner, Windows Hello and always-on security monitoring for the BIOS. One x360 laptop is better for work, the other for multimedia. Both are some of the best…

Finding the Upside to the Airline Laptop Ban – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

I DON’T WANT to write this. Not here. Not now. Here is in seat 2K, a business-class spot, wide and supportive, the sort I rarely get to enjoy. It’s by the window, looking down on Lake Erie’s greenish-blue calm 28,000 feet below, as this Air Canada Boeing 767 plies its leisurely path from Toronto (where I live) to Orlando (where I’m speaking at a conference). Now is during this flight,…

Windows 10’s power-throttling feature will benefit battery-hungry laptops – PCWorld

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Microsoft claims that Windows 10’s new power-throttling feature will boost battery life by about 11 percent, though you’ll need a modern laptop to take advantage of it. Microsoft introduced the new feature to slow down background apps in January, as a trial feature for a subset of users running Insider versions of Windows 10. While power-throttling is still limited to Insiders, the recent Build 16176 made it more widely available. …

HP’s new x360 laptops miss the point of 4K on the Spectre but get … – TechCrunch

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Spectre 13 x360 that I strangely loved from late last year is back with a 4K screen and pen support for the Windows Creators update that went global this month. There’s also a new EliteBook x360 for enterprise users, with beefed-up security via a fingerprint scanner, Windows Hello and always-on security monitoring for the BIOS. One x360 laptop is better for work, the other for multimedia. Both are some of the best…

Crowdfunded Mirabook is latest attempt at a laptop dock for … – ZDNet – ZDNet

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Mirabook is the latest crowdfunded attempt at a laptop dock for smartphones. As the processing prowess of smartphones continues to increase, a commercially viable dock to turn them into full-fledged computers has become a bit of a Holy Grail for a number of companies. HP is trying its hand at such a device with its Elite x3 Windows phone and Lap Dock combination, and even Apple has submitted a…

Rutland theater offers reward after laptops, Ortiz-signed ball stolen – vtdigger.org

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

RUTLAND — Officials with the Paramount Theatre are offering a $1,000 reward for four staff laptops stolen during a weekend burglary. In addition to the laptops, $300 in cash was taken, as well as a baseball belonging to a staff member that was signed by former Red Sox slugger David “Big Papi” Ortiz. It’s the laptops that are most vital, Bruce Bouchard, the theater’s executive director, said Tuesday afternoon. The…

Frein Trial: Laptop searches analyzed – News – The Times-Tribune – Scranton Times-Tribune

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Article Tools     Eric Frein MILFORD — Jurors on Monday met Eric Matthew Frein, the self-styled revolutionary. Prosecutors introduced a letter state police say Frein wrote to his parents and stored on a thumb drive found at the abandoned airport where he was captured. Monday, the ninth day of trial, was the first time the letter had been introduced in full. In the letter,…

Windows 10’s power-throttling feature will benefit battery-hungry laptops – PCWorld

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Microsoft claims that Windows 10’s new power-throttling feature will boost battery life by about 11 percent, though you’ll need a modern laptop to take advantage of it. Microsoft introduced the new feature to slow down background apps in January, as a trial feature for a subset of users running Insider versions of Windows 10. While power-throttling is still limited to Insiders, the recent Build 16176 made it more widely available. …

Crowdfunded Mirabook is latest attempt at a laptop dock for smartphones – ZDNet

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Mirabook is the latest crowdfunded attempt at a laptop dock for smartphones. As the processing prowess of smartphones continues to increase, a commercially viable dock to turn them into full-fledged computers has become a bit of a Holy Grail for a number of companies. HP is trying its hand at such a device with its Elite x3 Windows phone and Lap Dock combination, and even Apple has submitted a…

HP’s new x360 laptops miss the point of 4K on the Spectre but get security right with the EliteBook – TechCrunch

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Spectre 13 x360 that I strangely loved from late last year is back with a 4K screen and pen support for the Windows Creators update that went global this month. There’s also a new EliteBook x360 for enterprise users, with beefed-up security via a fingerprint scanner, Windows Hello and always-on security monitoring for the BIOS. One x360 laptop is better for work, the other for multimedia. Both are some of the best…

Frein Trial: Laptop searches analyzed – Scranton Times-Tribune

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Article Tools     Eric Frein MILFORD — Jurors on Monday met Eric Matthew Frein, the self-styled revolutionary. Prosecutors introduced a letter state police say Frein wrote to his parents and stored on a thumb drive found at the abandoned airport where he was captured. Monday, the ninth day of trial, was the first time the letter had been introduced in full. In the letter,…

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

Tuesday, April 18, 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…

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

Tuesday, April 18, 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 – Laptop Mag

Tuesday, April 18, 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,…

Finally – a Stylish Laptop Bag for Women by Women – Yahoo Finance

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

NEW YORK, April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Bartaile, a modern accessories brand, is launching the C12 bag on Kickstarter. After being frustrated by the lack of stylish, functional laptop bags for women, co-founders Amina Belouizdad and Felicia Snyder founded Bartaile to create bags for ‘ladies who laptop’. While pursuing their MBAs at Wharton, they noticed that despite more women commuting with their laptops, the availability of comfortable, tech-friendly, and fashionable bags…

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

Tuesday, April 18, 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…

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

Tuesday, April 18, 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];…