Laptop News

More international carriers win reprieve from laptop ban – Washington Post

Monday, July 10, 2017

Several international airlines and airports affected by a U.S. ban on laptops and other large electronic devices have moved quickly to put new security measures in place so their customers can once again bring devices on board when they fly. Officials with the Department of Homeland Security confirmed Monday that six carriers and six international airports will no longer have to abide by the ban that was put into place…

Buy phone, laptop from 2000-2011? You may be owed money – Local 10

Monday, July 10, 2017

MIAMI – A class action lawsuit that has been settled is basically a guarantee that you’ll get free money. How much, however, is still unknown. The class action lawsuit was brought against LG, Hitachi Maxell and NEC on behalf of customers who bought products containing lithium-ion cylindrical batteries, such as portable computers, power tools, camcorders, and replacement batteries. The three manufacturers were accused of allegedly fixing the price of cylindrical…

MSI and Gigabyte gaming laptops are on sale for Amazon Prime Day – TechRadar

Monday, July 10, 2017

The first Amazon Prime Day deals appear later today, and right before that, we have six deals at midnight, two of which are for high-end gaming laptops. MSI and Gigabyte laptops are up to 23% off today until the end of July 11, when Amazon Prime Day concludes. So there’s just a little time to save on these items. What’s meaningful about this deal is that MSI i7 GTX 1060…

Surface Laptop Two Week Review: Microsoft’s Stunning First Notebook Great For Today’s Use Cases – Forbes

Sunday, July 09, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 2: A view of the new Microsoft Surface Laptop following a Microsoft launch event, May 2, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) In May, Microsoft announced their very first ‘conventional’ laptop, the Surface Laptop. This laptop was one of the most recent Surface products Microsoft launched as part of the Surface line and the most conventional in terms of form factor….

‘My laptop is buried in Cairo and PC World won’t help’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Sunday, July 09, 2017

I bought my daughter a laptop at PC World and took out the “Whatever Happens” care plan to cover repairs and breakdown. My daughter is living in Cairo and her apartment block collapsed last month. No one was injured but all her belongings were destroyed. She only had the clothes she was wearing and her phone. I sent PC World photographs of the utterly destroyed building and explained that everything…

REVIEW: Microsoft’s newest laptop delivers a knockout punch to the MacBook — so long as you perform one simple step – Business Insider

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Microsoft Surface LaptopMelia Robinson/Business Insider There’s nothing wrong with a good gimmick — sometimes, you have to do whatever it takes to stand out from the crowd.  Take the Microsoft Surface lineup, for example. Every Surface tablet, laptop, and PC created to date has had some kind of trick to it. The Surface Pro is a tablet with a detachable keyboard. The screen on the Surface Book lifts straight off the…

Help Me, LAPTOP: Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 vs Lenovo Yoga 910 – Laptop Mag

Saturday, July 08, 2017

It’s a battle between two fantastic 2-in-1s. Forum user Sulaylavsi is trying to decide between a fully loaded Dell XPS 2-in-1 and a specked-out Lenovo Yoga 910. Sulaylavsi would configure either system with a Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD and a high-res (3200 x 1800 on the Dell or 3840 x 2160 on the Lenovo) screen. While both systems are good choices, which you…

Half of Beaufort County School District’s missing laptops and iPads came from this school – Island Packet

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Half of the Beaufort County School District’s unreturned technology devices — 51 of the 102 student devices at the end of the 2016-17 school year came from Beaufort High School, according to a district Facebook post published Friday night. It’s unclear why Beaufort High School has more than four times the number of unreturned devices than the school with the second highest number. Other schools’ numbers include: ▪  Bluffton High…

REVIEW: Microsoft’s newest laptop delivers a knockout punch to the MacBook — so long as you perform one simple step – Business Insider

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Microsoft Surface LaptopMelia Robinson/Business Insider There’s nothing wrong with a good gimmick — sometimes, you have to do whatever it takes to stand out from the crowd.  Take the Microsoft Surface lineup, for example. Every Surface tablet, laptop, and PC created to date has had some kind of trick to it. The Surface Pro is a tablet with a detachable keyboard. The screen on the Surface Book lifts straight off the…

Thieves hit another band during St. Louis stop, stealing laptop, cash and personal items – STLtoday.com

Saturday, July 08, 2017

ST. LOUIS • Someone made off with the personal items of members of the Texas-based band Austin Meade while they stopped to get a bite to eat. One of the first stops the band made Friday when they arrived in St. Louis was the iconic Gateway Arch. They posted a photo of themselves – all smiles – in front of the beaming monument to social media with a…

REVIEW: Microsoft’s newest laptop delivers a knockout punch to the MacBook — so long as you perform one simple step – Business Insider

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Microsoft Surface LaptopMelia Robinson/Business Insider There’s nothing wrong with a good gimmick — sometimes, you have to do whatever it takes to stand out from the crowd.  Take the Microsoft Surface lineup, for example. Every Surface tablet, laptop, and PC created to date has had some kind of trick to it. The Surface Pro is a tablet with a detachable keyboard. The screen on the Surface Book lifts straight off the…

Surface Laptop review – Microsoft takes a risk but has it paid off? – Express.co.uk

Saturday, July 08, 2017

VERDICT With its blistering performance, stunning screen and luxurious design the Surface Laptop is a portable PC worth considering. Microsoft has created a laptop that you’ll love using and, with its ludicrous battery life, should never let you down. It also feels well built with a truly excellent keybord and offers plenty of power for the average user. However, like most things in life the Surface Laptop has its faults with…

Save big on laptops, desktops and more with Dell’s Black Friday in July sale – BGR

Saturday, July 08, 2017

As thrilling as Amazon’s 2017 Prime Day promises to be, it isn’t the only big sale taking place this month. In fact, a whole host of retailers are planning to steal some of the attention away from Amazon’s annual sales event, including Dell. From now until July 11th at 7:00 AM ET, you can get save to 50% on a wide range of electronics from Dell, including laptops, desktops, TVs,…

Alienware & Dell Gaming Laptops – 2017 Brand Rating and Report … – Laptop Mag

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Value, innovation and an out-of-this-world design: those are the features that make a winning gaming laptop brand. Alienware takes the top spot in our inaugural Best and Worst Gaming Brands special report because it has gotten consistently high marks for its impressive performance, its proprietary, comprehensive gaming software and wealth of customization options. Being the only brand to offer a show-stopping OLED screen helps, too. Even Dell is following…

Asus Gaming Laptops – 2017 Brand Rating and Report Card – Laptop Mag

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Asus wowed us this past year with a series of consistently performing, good-looking laptops, and the company was quick to adopt innovative technologies. But Asus’ warranties don’t cover upgrades to your RAM or hard drive, and we’re still waiting to see it bring full RGB keyboards to its most expensive laptops. Reviews (27/35) Of the many Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) laptops we reviewed, most, but not…

How to Work on Your Laptop at a Coffee Shop Without Being a Jerk – Lifehacker

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Photo by Unsplash From across the coffee shop, I noticed a gentleman walking in with a computer. Not a laptop, mind you. With both hands, he carried a full-on desktop, monitor and console included. Surely he’s not … I thought to myself—but I was wrong. He plopped the machinery down on a table, plugged in, and ordered his coffee while the rest of us looked on in horror. I understand…

My Experiences Using the Surface Laptop – Petri.com

Saturday, July 08, 2017

I have been using a Surface Pro 4 i5, 16GB model since late last year. I held off on getting a Surface device for actual work. I found the first three generations of devices to be too much of a compromise and they seemed to have too many reliability issues. Eventually, I had to replace my old laptop. I chose the Surface Pro 4, which I have been quite happy…

HP Gaming Laptops – 2017 Brand Rating and Report Card – Laptop Mag

Friday, July 07, 2017

You wouldn’t immediately associate HP with gaming laptops, but the company has been making steady strides in the industry with its Omen series. But the line suffers as a result of its budget systems that force gamers to make compromises on the display and keyboard. However, don’t count the company out just yet, as HP is overhauling its line, complete with a new design and high-end specs that could…

US to Allow Laptops Aboard Etihad Flights After Airline Tightens Security – New York Times

Monday, July 03, 2017

Photo An Etihad Airways plane at Kennedy International Airport in New York. The airline, which is based in the United Arab Emirates, is no longer subject to a ban on certain electronics brought onto United States-bound flights. Credit Lucas Jackson/Reuters WASHINGTON — American officials on Sunday exempted Etihad Airways from a ban on laptops and other types of electronics on some flights bound for the United States, restrictions instituted in…