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What’s the best cheap laptop? – PC Advisor

Sunday, March 26, 2017

What’s the best cheap laptop? Jump straight to the reviews The best cheap laptop is the HP 250 G5, but also check out the Asus X555LA and Chuwi LapBook 14.1. Learn more about the top budget laptops in our buying guide and reviews below. If you have a really limited budget, you can check out our roundup of the Best Chromebooks which start at £199. However, ultra-cheap Windows laptops to compete with…

Trump’s Laptop Ban Is Proof His Hands Aren’t Tied, Hawaii Says – Bloomberg

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Hawaii’s attorney general says new U.S. government rules prohibiting the use of laptops and other electronic gadgets on flights from eight Muslim-majority nations prove that President Donald Trump’s control of immigration and national security isn’t hampered by the state’s lawsuit over his travel ban. The ban on large electronic devices, announced Tuesday, failed to trigger widespread condemnation and litigation the way Trump’s March 6 executive order against travel from six Muslim-majority…

Laptop ban ‘mystery’: Why did the US and UK choose different countries – CNNMoney

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The U.S. and U.K. governments stunned the world this week by declaring passengers would be forbidden from carrying many electronic devices aboard flights from airports across the Middle East and North Africa. The sudden moves, attributed to fears terrorists could plant explosives in devices bigger than a smartphone, left airlines scrambling and travelers confused about what to do with their laptops and tablets. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4)…

I tried to take a laptop on a flight – here’s what happened – Telegraph.co.uk

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Thousands of travelers were forced to put iPads, laptops and tablets into their checked luggage on Saturday as Britain’s ban on electronics on flights from six predominantly Muslim countries came into effect.  The new policy – introduced in response to intelligence that al-Qaeda is trying to plant explosives inside electronic devices – was met with frustration from business travellers and passengers facing long flights without entertainment but appeared to roll…

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1 million weekend travelers – Inquirer.net

Sunday, March 26, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. Around 1.1 million people are expected to pass through the world’s busiest international airport as the city marks UAE spring break, Dubai Airports said. An estimated 260,000 travelers were expected to pass…

What’s the best cheap laptop? – PC Advisor

Sunday, March 26, 2017

What’s the best cheap laptop? Jump straight to the reviews The best cheap laptop is the HP 250 G5, but also check out the Asus X555LA and Chuwi LapBook 14.1. Learn more about the top budget laptops in our buying guide and reviews below. If you have a really limited budget, you can check out our roundup of the Best Chromebooks which start at £199. However, ultra-cheap Windows laptops to compete with…

Laptop ban ‘mystery’: Why did the US and UK choose different countries – CNNMoney

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The U.S. and U.K. governments stunned the world this week by declaring passengers would be forbidden from carrying many electronic devices aboard flights from airports across the Middle East and North Africa. The sudden moves, attributed to fears terrorists could plant explosives in devices bigger than a smartphone, left airlines scrambling and travelers confused about what to do with their laptops and tablets. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4)…

I tried to take a laptop on a flight – here’s what happened – Telegraph.co.uk

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Thousands of travelers were forced to put iPads, laptops and tablets into their checked luggage on Saturday as Britain’s ban on electronics on flights from six predominantly Muslim countries came into effect.  The new policy – introduced in response to intelligence that al-Qaeda is trying to plant explosives inside electronic devices – was met with frustration from business travellers and passengers facing long flights without entertainment but appeared to roll…

What’s the best cheap laptop? – PC Advisor

Saturday, March 25, 2017

What’s the best cheap laptop? Jump straight to the reviews The best cheap laptop is the HP 250 G5, but also check out the Asus X555LA and Chuwi LapBook 14.1. Learn more about the top budget laptops in our buying guide and reviews below. If you have a really limited budget, you can check out our roundup of the Best Chromebooks which start at £199. However, ultra-cheap Windows laptops to compete with…

Trump laptop ban mocked on Twitter by Middle-Eastern airline – CNET

Friday, March 24, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Enlarge Image Composing a tweet in riposte? Pool, Getty Images It’s unclear why the government has decided to prevent travelers boarding at certain locations in the Middle East and Africa from having laptops and tablets inside the cabin during flights. What’s a little clearer is that one airline thinks the whole thing slightly risible. Royal…

Emirates: Use our new ‘laptop handling service’ to beat ban – USA TODAY

Friday, March 24, 2017

An Emirates Airbus A380 painted in a Los Angeles Dodgers livery departs for Dubai from San Francisco International Airport on Oct. 23, 2016. (Photo: Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, special for USA TODAY) Emirates airline will introduce a “laptop and tablet handling service,” a move that follows an electronics carry-on ban introduced by the United States this week. With the service, Emirates is attempting to minimize the inconvenience to fliers affected by the new U.S….

Emirates: Use our new ‘laptop handling service’ to beat ban – USA TODAY

Friday, March 24, 2017

An Emirates Airbus A380 painted in a Los Angeles Dodgers livery departs for Dubai from San Francisco International Airport on Oct. 23, 2016. (Photo: Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, special for USA TODAY) Emirates airline will introduce a “laptop and tablet handling service,” a move that follows an electronics carry-on ban introduced by the United States this week. With the service, Emirates is attempting to minimize the inconvenience to fliers affected by the new U.S….

Emirates: Use our new ‘laptop handling service’ to beat ban – USA TODAY

Thursday, March 23, 2017

An Emirates Airbus A380 painted in a Los Angeles Dodgers livery departs for Dubai from San Francisco International Airport on Oct. 23, 2016. (Photo: Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, special for USA TODAY) Emirates airline will introduce a “laptop and tablet handling service,” a move that follows an electronics carry-on ban introduced by the United States this week. With the service, Emirates is attempting to minimize the inconvenience to fliers affected by the new U.S….

Making sense of the laptop ban – TechCrunch

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

News broke earlier this week that the U.S. would ban laptops and tablets (and any other electronic device larger than a smartphone) from all U.S.-bound flights that take off from 10 airports in the Middle East and Northern Africa. The U.K. then followed suit and instituted its own ban, which targets a slightly different list of airports, which — at least on the face of it — doesn’t make a…

Flight ban on laptops ‘sparked by IS threat’ – BBC News

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Image caption The UK ban applies to direct inbound flights from six countries; the US ban lists eight countries An aircraft cabin ban on large electronic devices was prompted by intelligence suggesting a terror threat to US-bound flights, say US media. The US and UK have announced new carry-on restrictions banning laptops on certain passenger flights. The so-called Islamic State group (IS) has been working on ways to smuggle explosives…

Flight ban on laptops ‘sparked by IS threat’ – BBC News

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Image caption The UK ban applies to direct inbound flights from six countries; the US ban lists eight countries An aircraft cabin ban on large electronic devices was prompted by intelligence suggesting a terror threat to US-bound flights, says US media. The US and UK have announced new carry-on restrictions banning laptops on certain passenger flights. The so-called Islamic State (IS) has been working on ways to smuggle explosives on…

US and UK ban cabin laptops on some inbound flights – BBC News

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Media captionWhy are gadgets banned but mobiles ok? Daniel Sandford explains The US and UK are banning laptops from cabin baggage on flights from certain countries in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Turkey. The US ban on electronic devices larger than a smartphone is being imposed as an anti-terrorist precaution. It covers inbound flights on nine airlines operating out of 10 airports. Phones are not affected….