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Alienware Proves That Laptop Size Doesn’t Have to Matter – Gizmodo

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

All Images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo When it comes to playing games, I’ve always preferred consoles to computers. Building (or buying) a custom gaming rig can be fun, but I need a dedicated laptop. And gaming laptops can definitely bring the power, but often with a size and battery-life trade-off that would make it impossible to use in any non-gaming scenario. So it used to be that if I wanted to game,…

Review: Henge Docks Vertical Docking Station For 13-Inch MacBook Air – Forbes

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Need More Desk Space? Go Vertical I’m one of those people who carries around a 13-inch MacBook Air as my primary computer. However, 95 percent of the time I’m actually using it while sitting at my desk. It’s connected to a 27-inch iMac that does double duty, serving as both an external monitor for the laptop and a home media server. That takes care of the MBA’s small and terribly…

Porsche Design’s new laptop is like a Surface Book that can rotate 360 degrees – The Verge

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Porsche Design has announced its new 2-in-1, called the Book One, today at Mobile World Congress and it sure reminds us of a Surface Book. The device runs Windows 10 Pro and includes a 5-megapixel camera with an infrared sensor for logging in through Windows Hello. Here’s the rest of the specs: 13.3-inch touch QHD display Core i7 Intel processor 16GB of RAM, 512GB of SSD storage Two USB-C ports,…

Lenovo’s Miix 320 Is an Insanely Cheap Windows Laptop – Gizmodo

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Image: Lenovo If you’ve wanted a cheap laptop—especially a cheap convertible tablet/laptop hyrbid—Chromebooks have typically been the best option. Sure, we’ve seen some super cheap Windows PCs over the years, but rarely have we seen a $200 Windows convertible. Dell has a lowend 2-in-1, but super-cheap Windows laptops with touch screens are still fairly uncommon.  Advertisement But that’s exactly what Lenovo’s new Miix 320 is. When it hits stores this…

Alienware Proves That Laptop Size Doesn’t Have to Matter – Gizmodo

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

All Images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo When it comes to playing games, I’ve always preferred consoles to computers. Building (or buying) a custom gaming rig can be fun, but I need a dedicated laptop. And gaming laptops can definitely bring the power, but often with a size and battery-life trade-off that would make it impossible to use in any non-gaming scenario. So it used to be that if I wanted to game,…

Porsche Design’s new laptop is like a Surface Book that can rotate 360 degrees – The Verge

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Porsche Design has announced its new 2-in-1, called the Book One, today at Mobile World Congress and it sure reminds us of a Surface Book. The device runs Windows 10 Pro and includes a 5-megapixel camera with an infrared sensor for logging in through Windows Hello. Here’s the rest of the specs: 13.3-inch touch QHD display Core i7 Intel processor 16GB of RAM, 512GB of SSD storage Two USB-C ports,…

Lenovo’s Miix 320 Is an Insanely Cheap Windows Laptop – Gizmodo

Monday, February 27, 2017

Image: Lenovo If you’ve wanted a cheap laptop—especially a cheap convertible tablet/laptop hyrbid—Chromebooks have typically been the best option. Sure, we’ve seen some super cheap Windows PCs over the years, but rarely have we seen a $200 Windows convertible. Dell has a lowend 2-in-1, but super-cheap Windows laptops with touch screens are still fairly uncommon.  Advertisement But that’s exactly what Lenovo’s new Miix 320 is. When it hits stores this…

Alienware Proves That Laptop Size Doesn’t Have to Matter – Gizmodo

Monday, February 27, 2017

All Images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo When it comes to playing games, I’ve always preferred consoles to computers. Building (or buying) a custom gaming rig can be fun, but I need a dedicated laptop. And gaming laptops can definitely bring the power, but often with a size and battery-life trade-off that would make it impossible to use in any non-gaming scenario. So it used to be that if I wanted to game,…

Six arrested for allegedly stealing IDF general’s laptop – Jerusalem Post Israel News

Monday, February 27, 2017

Six Arab-Israeli and Palestinian men suspected of several break-ins, including stealing the laptop of an IDF general, were arrested in early February, the police announced on Monday. The stolen laptop incident led to the the resignation Maj. Gen. Hagai Topolansky, the Israeli military’s manpower directorate. Four of the men have already been served indictments, while indictments will be filed against the remaining two on Monday. In a…

Samsung’s New Windows Tablet Is Your Laptop’s Worst Nightmare – WIRED

Monday, February 27, 2017

Not long ago, the laptop category teemed with “desktop replacements,” sorta portable workhorses with big screens and powerful processors. They’ve given way to laptop replacements, —tablets with pop-on keyboards and enough oomph to make a tablet your only computer. The new 12-inch Samsung Galaxy Book is the latest tablet that’ll make you think twice about buying a laptop. A 10-inch version offers lesser specs and it’s nice enough, but the big Book is where it’s at….

Bellroy 13-inch Laptop Sleeve Extra review – The Gadgeteer

Monday, February 27, 2017

Like you, I have a sizable investment in my gear so I am always on the lookout for anything that helps me protect that investment.  And I choose bags and sleeves like I choose my clothes – smart, stylish and functional always attracts my attention.  Bellroy – a company I have known more for their wallets than any other type of product – has a laptop sleeve that satisfies my…

Lenovo’s $199 Miix 320 laptop may challenge cheap Chromebooks – PCWorld

Monday, February 27, 2017

Lenovo’s Miix 320 is a $199 Windows laptop that could have a chance of combating cheap Chromebooks. While HP’s Stream devices are a decent stab at the same effort, the Miix 320 includes various features that help it feel a little special, even if it’s still a pretty bare-bones machine. Announced Monday at Mobile World Congress, the laptop will ship in April, with a pen-enabled version coming in July.  The…

Six arrested for allegedly stealing IDF general’s laptop – Jerusalem Post Israel News

Monday, February 27, 2017

Six Arab-Israeli and Palestinian men suspected of several break-ins, including stealing the laptop of an IDF general, were arrested in early February, the police announced on Monday. The stolen laptop incident led to the the resignation Maj. Gen. Hagai Topolansky, the Israeli military’s manpower directorate. Four of the men have already been served indictments, while indictments will be filed against the remaining two on Monday. In a…

Samsung’s New Windows Tablet Is Your Laptop’s Worst Nightmare – WIRED

Monday, February 27, 2017

Not long ago, the laptop category teemed with “desktop replacements,” sorta portable workhorses with big screens and powerful processors. They’ve given way to laptop replacements, —tablets with pop-on keyboards and enough oomph to make a tablet your only computer. The new 12-inch Samsung Galaxy Book is the latest tablet that’ll make you think twice about buying a laptop. A 10-inch version offers lesser specs and it’s nice enough, but the big Book is where it’s at….

Samsung’s New Windows Tablet Is Your Laptop’s Worst Nightmare – WIRED

Monday, February 27, 2017

Not long ago, the laptop category teemed with “desktop replacements,” sorta portable workhorses with big screens and powerful processors. They’ve given way to laptop replacements, —tablets with pop-on keyboards and enough oomph to make a tablet your only computer. The new 12-inch Samsung Galaxy Book is the latest tablet that’ll make you think twice about buying a laptop. A 10-inch version offers lesser specs and it’s nice enough, but the big Book is where it’s at….

BetterTouchTool is the best app for the MacBook Pro Touch Bar – VentureBeat

Sunday, February 26, 2017

In the months since Apple introduced the new MacBook Pro, with its distinctive Touch Bar display above the laptop’s keyboard, more and more developers have updated Mac apps with support for the component — from Chrome to Evernote, from documentation app Dash to Instagram client Flume. Typically, Touch Bar integrations make it easier to do certain things in apps that you already use. That’s true of the Touch Bar features…

Samsung’s New Windows Tablet Is Your Laptop’s Worst Nightmare – WIRED

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Not long ago, the laptop category teemed with “desktop replacements,” sorta portable workhorses with big screens and powerful processors. They’ve given way to laptop replacements, —tablets with pop-on keyboards and enough oomph to make a tablet your only computer. The new 12-inch Samsung Galaxy Book is the latest tablet that’ll make you think twice about buying a laptop. A 10-inch version offers lesser specs and it’s nice enough, but the big Book is where it’s at….

How to Take Screenshots With the MacBook Pro Touch Bar – Laptop Mag

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Normally, it takes three fingers to activate the macOS keyboard shortcuts, but there’s an easier way if you own a Touch Bar MacBook Pro. Once you add the Screenshot button to the Touch Bar, all you’ll need is two taps to start capturing your screen. Also, the Touch Bar tool lets you pick the kind of screenshot you want to take, as well as where you save them to. Here’s how…

Apple Extended its MacBook Pro Anti-Reflective Coating Repair … – Mac Rumors

Saturday, February 25, 2017

If you purchased a 12-inch MacBook or MacBook Pro with Retina display and have experienced issues with the anti-reflective coating wearing off or delaminating, Apple will repair the notebook free of charge. Apple will replace Retina displays on eligible models purchased as far back as June 2012 until October 16, 2017, or within three years of the original date of purchase, whichever is longer. The program was extended to provide…

LG’s ultralight 2017 Gram laptop line starts at $999 – The Verge – The Verge

Saturday, February 25, 2017

LG introduced its 2017 Gram notebooks at CES this year. The updated line includes a touchscreen option and way better battery life. Today, we got pricing details. The LG Gram 13Z970 will cost $999.99 for non-touch, or $1,099 for touch. The LG Gram 14Z970 is priced at $1,499 when it includes an Intel Core i7 processor and $1,199 for the version with the Intel Core i5. The largest notebook in…