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Apple’s New MacBook Pro Headache Could Be Solved At WWDC – Forbes

Thursday, May 18, 2017

As Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference approaches, thoughts are turning to the keynote. It’s unusual but not unprecedented for new hardware to be announced at the June event. There are indications that the MacBook portfolio is going to receive an update at WWDC. If there’s one crowd that would applaud a refresh on the MacBook line-up it would be developers – even if they all bought the last update to…

Q&A: How does the laptop ban on flights work? – USA TODAY

Thursday, May 18, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share A spokesperson for the European Commission said the proposed ban will be discussed during a “high-level” meeting in Brussels on Wednesday. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Airport staff inform passengers at the check-in area at Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport, Morocco, on March 29, 2017.(Photo: Abdeljalil Bounhar, AP) Millions of additional travelers could be affected by a new plan to ban laptops, tablets and other…

‘Economic tsunami’ may result from Europe-US laptop ban on flights – USA TODAY

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share The laptop ban imposed by President Donald Trump on flights from middle east countries to the U.S. might be expanding. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more. Buzz60 Laptops could soon be banned on U.S.-bound flights from Europe.(Photo: MariuszBlach, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Homeland Security officials and their European Union counterparts exchanged security information Wednesday in Brussels as U.S. officials pressed their plan to ban laptops and tablets from…

New MacBook Air 2017 latest rumours – release date, UK price, features, specifications – Macworld UK

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

When will Apple release a new MacBook Air? Or is the ‘Air’ brand being killed off? Apple did technically update the MacBook Air in 2016, but it was a minor and frankly disappointing update – merely including what had been an optional RAM upgrade in the standard package for the 13in model, and not touching the 11in model at all. Will 2017 see a proper update to the MacBook Air lineup? Or will the MacBook…

Q&A: How does the laptop ban on flights work? – USA TODAY

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share A spokesperson for the European Commission said the proposed ban will be discussed during a “high-level” meeting in Brussels on Wednesday. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Airport staff inform passengers at the check-in area at Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport, Morocco, on March 29, 2017.(Photo: Abdeljalil Bounhar, AP) Millions of additional travelers could be affected by a new plan to ban laptops, tablets and other…

Apple’s Sneaky Strategy To Replace Your MacBook Pro – Forbes

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

This month saw Apple declare one of its MacBooks obsolete. The final ‘white’ MacBook with the plastic casing has passed through the system and is now considered a relic. Those out in the wild will not magically stop working, but repairs are going to be uneconomical compared to buying a replacement. Curiously Apple could not do this on a global scale as a number of territories have consumer protection laws that…

A new laptop ban could hurt more than airlines – Marketplace.org

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A Syrian woman travelling to the United States through Amman opens her laptop before checking in at Beirut’s international airport in March. – ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images U.S. and European officials are meeting in Brussels today to discuss a potential ban on laptops on flights from Europe to the U.S. The Trump administration’s reasons are concerns about safety and terrorism. What impact could the ban have? Aviation consultant Michael Boyd said a ban on…

Laptop ban will create ‘economic tsunami’ in travel industry if electronic devices banished to hold – The Independent

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Travel industry experts have warned that an extension of the laptop ban on flights from Europe to the US could spell economic disaster. The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) said yesterday that forcing passengers to stow electronic devices in the hold rather than being able to take them on in hand luggage would create an “economic tsunami”. “A ban from Europe could affect 3,500 flights a week this summer and 65…

‘Likely’ expansion of laptop ban not affected by Trumps’ sharing of classified intel – ABC News

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The United States Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday that department leaders will meet in Europe this week to discuss expanding the current ban on laptops and tablets aboard some direct international flights to the U.S. — a move unaffected by the report President Donald Trump shared classified intelligence related to the ban with Russian officials last week. In March, DHS issued a directive restricting electronic devices larger than a…

Apple reportedly updating entire MacBook lineup at WWDC – The Verge

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Apple is reportedly planning on upgrading all three of its MacBook products at WWDC this year, according to a report from Mark Gurman at Bloomberg. The company is said to be working on three updated models: a MacBook Pro with Intel’s latest Kaby Lake processor, a more powerful version of the 12-inch MacBook, and an updated 13-inch MacBook Air, which could get a faster processor as well. But sadly, there’s…

US to brief Europe on ‘likely’ laptop ban for inbound flights – USA TODAY

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The U.S. is considering expanding a policy requiring travelers on incoming foreign flights to pack laptops in their checked luggage, instead of carryon bags.(Photo: Mel Evans, AP) WASHINGTON — A U. S. delegation is scheduled to meet with European government officials Wednesday in Brussels in advance of a “likely” ban on laptops and tablets in the cabins of trans-Atlantic flights to the United States, a Department of Homeland official said…

‘Likely’ expansion of ‘laptop ban’ not impacted by Trumps’ sharing of … – ABC News

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The United States Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday that department leaders will meet in Europe this week to discuss expanding the current ban on laptops aboard international flights to the U.S. — a move unaffected by the report President Donald Trump shared classified intelligence related to the ban with Russian officials last week. In March, DHS issued a directive restricting electronic devices larger than a cellphone on flights to…

Apple’s Sneaky Strategy To Replace Your MacBook Pro – Forbes

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

This month saw Apple declare one of its MacBooks obsolete. The final ‘white’ MacBook with the plastic casing has passed through the system and is now considered a relic. Those out in the wild will not magically stop working, but repairs are going to be uneconomical compared to buying a replacement. Curiously Apple could not do this on a global scale as a number of territories have consumer protection laws that…

US to brief Europe on ‘likely’ laptop ban for inbound flights – USA TODAY

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The U.S. is considering expanding a policy requiring travelers on incoming foreign flights to pack laptops in their checked luggage, instead of carryon bags.(Photo: Mel Evans, AP) WASHINGTON — A U. S. delegation is scheduled to meet with European government officials Wednesday in Brussels in advance of a “likely” ban on laptops and tablets in the cabins of trans-Atlantic flights to the United States, a Department of Homeland official said…

Apple’s Sneaky Strategy To Replace Your MacBook Pro – Forbes

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

This month saw Apple declare one of its MacBooks obsolete. The final ‘white’ MacBook with the plastic casing has passed through the system and is now considered a relic. Those out in the wild will not magically stop working, but repairs are going to be uneconomical compared to buying a replacement. Curiously Apple could not do this on a global scale as a number of territories have consumer protection laws that…

Australia considering laptop flight ban – Telegraph.co.uk

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

European aviation security experts are meeting this week in Brussels to consider possible responses to the reportedly imminent escalation. Margaritis Schinas, an European Commission spokesman, said on Monday that the high-level talks are “to jointly assess any new threats and work toward a common approach to address them.” Elaine Duke, the department of homeland security deputy secretary, is expected to lead the US delegation. The extended ban would affect trans-Atlantic…

Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when going overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…

Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when going overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…

Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when going overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…

Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Friday, May 12, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when traveling overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…