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Samsung’s new 15-inch laptop weighs little more than a MacBook – Engadget

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Notebook 9 doesn’t skim on performance, either — the lineup offers 7th generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processors and lets you put in up to 16GB of RAM. Naturally, the storage is solid-state, with drive options “up to” 256GB, and the screen resolution comes in at 1080p on the dot. But Samsung had to cut corners somewhere to get this much computer in such a small package, and…

Samsung’s new 15-inch laptop weighs little more than a MacBook – Engadget

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Notebook 9 doesn’t skim on performance, either — the lineup offers 7th generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processors and lets you put in up to 16GB of RAM. Naturally, the storage is solid-state, with drive options “up to” 256GB, and the screen resolution comes in at 1080p on the dot. But Samsung had to cut corners somewhere to get this much computer in such a small package, and…

Best Gaming Laptops: Holiday 2016 – AnandTech

Monday, December 19, 2016

It’s been about a year since our last look at gaming laptops, and the one major change over last year is the launch of the 16 nm FinFET GPUs, specifically NVIDIA’s launch of their Pascal GPUs for laptops, with the GTX 1080, GTX 1070, and GTX 1060 which launched in August. Over the last several months, all of the major gaming laptop manufacturers have updated their product lines to…

Samsung Notebook 9 Laptops Refreshed With Lightweight Design, Intel ‘Kaby Lake’ Processors – NDTV

Monday, December 19, 2016

Samsung launched its Notebook 9 laptop lineup at its pre-CES 2016 event in January earlier this year. Now the South Korean company has revamped its Notebook 9 laptop lineup with a sleek and lightweight design that makes the 13.3-inch variant, which weighs around 810 grams, the lightest laptop of its category in the market, as per the company’s claims. Apart from the design, the Notebook 9 laptops have been upgraded…

Cook County Jail Inmate Charged With Battering Officer, Found With Contraband Laptop – NBC Chicago

Monday, December 19, 2016

An inmate at the Cook County Jail is facing charges after allegedly punching a female correctional lieutenant in the face as officers attempted to retrieve a laptop found in his possession, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office. Jimmie Smith, 41, was charged with aggravated battery stemming from an incident on Dec. 5, the sheriff’s office said in a release Saturday. Officers were attempting to take a contraband laptop from…

Lenovo planning Chrome OS edition of its Yoga Book hybrid tablet/laptop – ZDNet

Saturday, December 17, 2016

A version running Google’s Chrome OS could join the Windows and Android editions of the Lenovo Yoga Book 2-in-1. Lenovo has a critical darling on its hands with the Yoga Book, a 2-in-1 hybrid that uses a “Create Pad” instead of a traditional laptop keyboard. That feature — which allows the user to switch easily between typing and pen input modes (including writing directly on paper that’s converted to digital…

The best laptops of 2016 | Fox News – Fox News

Saturday, December 17, 2016

The laptop landscape changed at the end of 2016 with the introduction of the new MacBook Pros. With that in mind, here are laptops worth a look this year.  Best new laptop: 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro. The new MacBook Pros have arrived with the plenty of fanfare. Not only because they’ve been a very long time in coming but because the new lower-end MacBook Pro is offered as a replacement for…

RCS approves PowerUp laptops purchase – Palladium-Item

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Buy Photo Richmond Community Schools’ administration building.(Photo: Rachel E. Sheeley/Palladium-Item file)Buy Photo Richmond Community Schools’s PowerUp 1:1 is moving forward as the system plans to spend $987,160 for 2,900 laptops to provide each student in grades five to 12 with a device. The school board approved the purchase during its Wednesday meeting. The Dell Latitude 3150 laptops are being purchased from CDW-G for $340.40 each. “We’ll have those ready to disseminate over the…

Best Windows 10 laptop of 2016 revealed – Which?

Saturday, December 17, 2016

17 December 2016 The new Apple MacBook Pro is among the laptops we’ve just tested We’ve had to wait 12 months, but it’s been worth it – our latest batch of laptop reviews includes the very finest Windows machine that we’ve tested in 2016. It’s not as if it’s been free of stern competition. This year has witnessed some genuine computing innovation. From Microsoft’s own-brand Surface Book…

Thieves steal laptops from Elementary School in Baltimore County – ABC2 News

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Detectives are investigating after two thieves stole laptop computers from a trailer at Deep Creek Elementary School Tuesday. When officers arrived to the school for the burglar alarm they found that a window to one of the trailers was open, and the screen was on the ground. After further investigation officers found that 20 laptops, each worth $1250 had been taken from the trailer. Images of the two suspect where…

The best laptops of 2016 – Fox News

Friday, December 16, 2016

The laptop landscape changed at the end of 2016 with the introduction of the new MacBook Pros. With that in mind, here are laptops worth a look this year.  Best new laptop: 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro. The new MacBook Pros have arrived with the plenty of fanfare. Not only because they’ve been a very long time in coming but because the new lower-end MacBook Pro is offered as a replacement for…

Exclusive: Lenovo Launching Chrome OS Yoga Book in 2017 – Laptop Mag

Friday, December 16, 2016

With its extremely thin and light design, totally flat keyboard and ability to digitize your scribbles via real pen and paper, the Yoga Book was easily the wildest, most innovative 2-in-1 of 2016. And Lenovo is adding a new option for next year. Although it’s already available in both Android and Windows 10 flavors, Lenovo confirmed in an interview for Tom’s Guide Innovation Award that it will be offering…

ASUS’ ROG Strix GL502VS is a mid-range (and VR-ready) gaming … – Engadget

Friday, December 16, 2016

Design Spotting a gaming laptop in a crowded coffee shop is easy — just look for the loudest, most garish machine in the room. Indeed, ASUS’ Strix wouldn’t take long to find: The laptop’s otherwise subdued chassis is adorned with glowing neon orange highlights. Colorful touches against a dark frame are a common design trope in gaming notebooks, but the Strix’s obnoxiously bright shade of orange is the ultimate “look…

ASUS’ ROG Strix GL502VS is a mid-range (and VR-ready) gaming laptop – Engadget

Friday, December 16, 2016

Design Spotting a gaming laptop in a crowded coffee shop is easy — just look for the loudest, most garish machine in the room. Indeed, ASUS’ Strix wouldn’t take long to find: The laptop’s otherwise subdued chassis is adorned with glowing neon orange highlights. Colorful touches against a dark frame are a common design trope in gaming notebooks, but the Strix’s obnoxiously bright shade of orange is the ultimate “look…

ASUS’ ROG Strix GL502VS is a mid-range (and VR-ready) gaming laptop – Engadget

Friday, December 16, 2016

Design Spotting a gaming laptop in a crowded coffee shop is easy — just look for the loudest, most garish machine in the room. Indeed, ASUS’ Strix wouldn’t take long to find: The laptop’s otherwise subdued chassis is adorned with glowing neon orange highlights. Colorful touches against a dark frame are a common design trope in gaming notebooks, but the Strix’s obnoxiously bright shade of orange is the ultimate “look…

Top Israeli general resigns after laptop containing classified information stolen from home – Business Insider

Thursday, December 15, 2016

An Israel Defense Forces solider in Golan Heights. Flickr/Israel Defense Forces A top Israeli general has resigned as the head of his military’s manpower directorate, after a laptop containing classified information was stolen from his home earlier this week. Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defense Forces Gen. Gadi Eisenkot accepted the resignation of Maj. Gen. Hagai Topolansky on Wednesday. Topolansky had been under questioning after police were called on Monday…

2016 Laptop Comparison Guide – New Atlas

Thursday, December 15, 2016

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New Models Join Acer’s TravelMate P4 Business Laptop Family … – Digital Trends

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hewlett-Packard isn’t the only company talking about the security features of its notebooks for the business sector. Acer updated its family of TravelMate P4 commercial notebooks in the United States, offering a great balance of security and productivity for businesses. Now offered in 14-inch and 15.6-inch designs, the new models are based on Windows 10 Pro and include integrated hardware security solutions like smartcard readers and touch fingerprint scanners. Acer’s…

New Models Join Acer’s TravelMate P4 Business Laptop Family … – Digital Trends

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hewlett-Packard isn’t the only company talking about the security features of its notebooks for the business sector. Acer updated its family of TravelMate P4 commercial notebooks in the United States, offering a great balance of security and productivity for businesses. Now offered in 14-inch and 15.6-inch designs, the new models are based on Windows 10 Pro and include integrated hardware security solutions like smartcard readers and touch fingerprint scanners. Acer’s…

Score an MSI laptop with a GeForce GTX 1060 for $899 after rebate – PC Gamer

Thursday, December 15, 2016

We have been keeping our eyes peeled for deals throughout this holiday season and will continue to do so for the next few weeks. What we found today is one of the best prices to date on a laptop wielding a GeForce GTX 1060 GPU. It’s the MSI GP62MVR Leopard Pro-248 and it’s currently marked down to $999 on Newegg. That’s $300 off its normal selling price, plus there’s a…