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Utah fights man’s attempt to marry laptop – The Register

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The Utah Attorney General’s Office says marrying a laptop is not a constitutionally protected right, particularly if it’s less than fifteen years old. Responding to a quixotic lawsuit that aspires to undo the US Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex marriage, David N Wolf, Assistant Attorney General of Utah, contends that being denied the opportunity to marry a laptop does not qualify as a rights violation. “Simply put, marrying a laptop…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good – ZDNet

Saturday, June 03, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

Laptop Bans Harm Tourism and Airlines – Competitive Enterprise Institute (blog)

Saturday, June 03, 2017

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Why Did Microsoft Build the Surface Laptop? – Redmondmag.com

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Foley on Microsoft Why Did Microsoft Build the Surface Laptop? The decision might have to do less with selling hardware and more with showing OEMs how to build a quality Windows machine. By Mary Jo Foley 06/01/2017 Microsoft has inundated you with info on its specs, price, colors and the luxurious touches, such as the Alcantara keyboard covering. The…

Student tortured to death over a laptop – Inquirer.net

Saturday, June 03, 2017

PETALING JAYA — He was bound, beaten and burned with an iron for days, leading to his death – all because of a dispute over a laptop. When 21-year-old Malaysian Na­­tional Defense University student Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain was rushed to Hospital Serdang on Thursday, his body was found 80% covered in bruises and burn marks. The final-year navy cadet officer’s two supposed friends who had rushed him to hospital were…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good | ZDNet – ZDNet

Saturday, June 03, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

Utah fights man’s attempt to marry laptop • The Register – The Register

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The Utah Attorney General’s Office says marrying a laptop is not a constitutionally protected right, particularly if it’s less than fifteen years old. Responding to a quixotic lawsuit that aspires to undo the US Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex marriage, David N Wolf, Assistant Attorney General of Utah, contends that being denied the opportunity to marry a laptop does not qualify as a rights violation. “Simply put, marrying a laptop…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good – ZDNet

Friday, June 02, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

Utah fights man’s attempt to marry laptop – The Register

Friday, June 02, 2017

The Utah Attorney General’s Office says marrying a laptop is not a constitutionally protected right, particularly if it’s less than fifteen years old. Responding to a quixotic lawsuit that aspires to undo the US Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex marriage, David N Wolf, Assistant Attorney General of Utah, contends that being denied the opportunity to marry a laptop does not qualify as a rights violation. “Simply put, marrying a laptop…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good – ZDNet

Friday, June 02, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

For Gaming – Laptop Mag

Friday, June 02, 2017

Depending on your budget, lifestyle and the games you want to play, you could end up spending anywhere from $800 to $5,000 on a system that’s likely to weigh between 4 and 13 pounds. Here’s some a few tips to help you find your ideal gaming rig. Don’t buy a gaming laptop for low-end titles like World of Warcraft or Candy Crush.These games can easily be supported by an integrated…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good – ZDNet

Friday, June 02, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights–international and in the U.S.–could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but there are more than a few reasons why it may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The…

DHS is ‘no closer’ to expanding laptop ban, officials say – Fox News

Friday, June 02, 2017

The expanded airplane laptop ban is not booting up just yet, federal officials told Fox News on Thursday. The Department of Homeland Security is considering widening the the policy, which now applies to flights coming in from select countries. Speculation increased after an electronic device in the cabin of a JetBlue flight caught fire this week. But officials told Fox News that situation was not a security situation and…

DHS is ‘no closer’ to expanding laptop ban, officials say – Fox News

Friday, June 02, 2017

The expanded airplane laptop ban is not booting up just yet, federal officials told Fox News on Thursday. The Department of Homeland Security is considering widening the the policy, which now applies to flights coming in from select countries. Speculation increased after an electronic device in the cabin of a JetBlue flight caught fire this week. But officials told Fox News that situation was not a security situation and…

Laptops Onboard Flights From US Could Be Banned – NBCNews.com

Friday, June 02, 2017

WASHINGTON — A Homeland Security official said Thursday that if Secretary John Kelly expands a ban on carrying large electronic devices onboard flights to the U.S., it might also apply to overseas flights that originate in the U.S. “As we’ve said all along, the Secretary’s view continues to evolve,” spokesman Dave Lapan said. “At this point, we don’t know what it will look like.” Asked Sunday on Fox News Sunday…

Airplane Laptop Ban Is Slowing Growth of Middle Eastern Airlines – Fortune

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Restrictions on bringing large electronic devices into aircraft cabins on certain routes to the United States are affecting traffic between the Middle East and the United States, a global airlines’ association said on Thursday. Overall demand for air travel rose 10.7% in April, but the growth rate for the Middle East airlines was slower than its five-year average, a trend not seen in other regions, the International Air Transport Association…

DHS is ‘no closer’ to expanding laptop ban, officials say – Fox News

Thursday, June 01, 2017

The expanded airplane laptop ban is not booting up just yet, federal officials told Fox News on Thursday. The Department of Homeland Security is considering widening the the policy, which now applies to flights coming in from select countries. Speculation increased after an electronic device in the cabin of a JetBlue flight caught fire this week. But officials told Fox News that situation was not a security situation and…

The Asus Zephyrus is an incredibly thin gaming laptop with one serious drawback [Updated] – PC Gamer

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Update: Asus reached out to say that the version of the Zephyrus shown at Computex with the half-shift key was an early design. Updated samples, as well as the retail version, will feature a full-size left shift key. Here’s an updated product shot: Original Story: The Asus Zephyrus is an incredibly thin laptop with a GTX 1080 inside it, measuring only 18mm thick and weighing just under five pounds. It’s…

Fire on JetBlue flight underscores concerns about possible laptop ban expansion – CBS News

Thursday, June 01, 2017

MIAMI — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating a laptop battery fire that erupted aboard a JetBlue flight. It was scary moments for the 158 people on board JetBlue flight 915. While flying between New York and San Francisco Tuesday night, passengers noticed smoke coming from a carry-on bag. Inside was a laptop with an overheating lithium-ion battery.  “We’re at 35,000 feet and all of a sudden we hear…

Carry-on laptop ban on flights from Europe still possible, DHS says – USA TODAY

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Airport staff inform passengers March 29, 2017, about a prohibition about electronics larger than cellphones on flights to the U.S., at the check in area at Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport, Morocco.(Photo: Abdeljalil Bounhar, AP) WASHINGTON — Homeland Security will still consider a ban on large electronics, including laptops, in the cabins of European flights, the Trump administration said Tuesday after a report the ban wasn’t expanding. Politico reported Tuesday, based on unnamed sources,…