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Asus’ first laptop with Windows 10 S is now available – The Verge – The Verge

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Three months after the launch of Windows 10 S, Asus is launching its first laptop running the limited new version of Microsoft’s OS. The computer is called the VivoBook W202, and it’s a relatively cheap laptop meant to be used in schools. It sells for $279 and will be available today. The specs are pretty basic here, but it’s really just designed to have what it needs to get by…

Acer Aspire E 15 (E5-575-33BM) review: This low-cost laptop provides incredible value – PCWorld

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Anyone who’s researched sub-$500 laptops in recent months will know the Acer Aspire E 15. For a while now, the E5-575-33BM model has maintained its status as a best-selling laptop on Amazon. In fact, it’s often been the top seller. Looking at specs, it’s easy to see why this cheaper version of the Aspire E 15 is so popular. For just $350, you get a Core i3 processor, a 15.6-inch…

Take $150 Off Dell’s Inspiron Gaming Laptop with 1050 GPU – Laptop Mag

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Dell’s Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming laptop is more than a pretty face. In fact, we think it’s a budget gamer’s dream come true. It offers impressive gaming performance and over 11 hours of battery life in a stylish chassis for just $899. For a limited time, Dell is lowering the price of its budget behemoth to $749.99. That’s $150 off and one of the best prices we’ve seen…

Surface Laptop Core i7 gets fresh lick of paint | TechRadar – TechRadar

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Up until now if you wanted the Surface Laptop in any of its three special colors, you were pretty much limited to one Intel Core i5 configuration, but at long last Intel Core i7 variants are here. Since its arrival last June, the Core i7 Surface Laptop has only been available in platinum, while those in Cobalt Blue, Burgundy and Graphite Gold were limited to Core i5 chips with smaller…

This laptop accessory lets you plug in 10 things at once — and it’s on sale today – Business Insider

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.    Amazon We may live in a wireless world, but wired connections are still faster and more reliable. Anker, a brand we’ve covered in the past recently, released a 10-port charging hub that also supports data transfer. That means you can connect all…

Asus’ first laptop with Windows 10 S is now available – The Verge

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Three months after the launch of Windows 10 S, Asus is launching its first laptop running the limited new version of Microsoft’s OS. The computer is called the VivoBook W202, and it’s a relatively cheap laptop meant to be used in schools. It sells for $279 and will be available today. The specs are pretty basic here, but it’s really just designed to have what it needs to get by…

Donald Trump’s presidency is headed to a very dark place – CNN

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

(CNN)Donald Trump’s insistence Tuesday that “both sides” were responsible for the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, has turned what was a fumbling presidency into what now appears to be one on the verge of total collapse. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2017/08/14/trump-condemns-racism-jpm-orig.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_16′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170812140653-23-charlottesville-white-nationalist-protest-0812-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170812140653-23-charlottesville-white-nationalist-protest-0812-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170812140653-23-charlottesville-white-nationalist-protest-0812-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170812140653-23-charlottesville-white-nationalist-protest-0812-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170812140653-23-charlottesville-white-nationalist-protest-0812-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170812140653-23-charlottesville-white-nationalist-protest-0812-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170812140653-23-charlottesville-white-nationalist-protest-0812-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId…

Baltimore hauls away four Confederate monuments after overnight removal – Washington Post

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Crews removed Baltimore’s Confederate statues early Wednesday, days after the deadly unrest in Charlottesville instigated by white nationalists rallying to defend a downtown Confederate monument. The quiet and sudden removal of four monuments, with little fanfare and no advance notice, marks an attempt by the city to avoid a long, bruising conflict that has embroiled Charlottesville and other communities rethinking how they honor figures who fought to preserve slavery. Baltimore…

Hope Hicks takes expanded White House communications role amid search for Scaramucci replacement – Washington Post

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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Obama tweeted a response to the Charlottesville violence. It’s now the most ‘liked’ in Twitter history – Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Barack Obama just made Twitter history. The former president tweeted a Nelson Mandela quote on the day of violent chaos in Charlottesville. He included a photo taken of him in 2011 on a visit to his daughter Sasha’s school in Bethesda, Md. With more than 2.8 million likes already, it’s the most “liked” tweet in Twitter history. A spokesperson for Twitter said the tweet broke the record just after 7…

Black Hawk helicopter with 5 crew members on board crashes off Hawaii, Coast Guard says – Fox News

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

DEVELOPING: An Army Black Hawk helicopter carrying five crew members crashed in the ocean late Tuesday two miles off the coast of Hawaii, sparking a massive response from the Coast Guard.  The Coast Guard said it received a call around 10:08 p.m. from personnel at Wheeler Army Airfield saying the base lost communications with one of its UH-60 Black Hawk aircrews. Two Black Hawk aircrews were reportedly conducting training…

Looking for Ivanka Trump Clothing? Check Goodwill – Fortune

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

While strolling through a Macy’s the summer before the 2016 election, Maddie Redder was instantly infatuated with a white, long-sleeved lacy shirt. It was beautiful. It was classy. It was also by Ivanka Trump. Initially, the brand didn’t bother Redder, a 67-year-old real estate agent who emigrated from Colombia to Florida. But after the release of a 2005 Access Hollywood tape showed Ivanka’s father, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, making lewd…

Haute mess: how the scruffy trench became fashion’s favourite coat – The Guardian

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

As with many things in fashion today, the evolution of the trenchcoat can be traced to Kim Kardashian’s Instagram feed. On 16 October, the day before she was held at gunpoint and thieves stole $5m of her jewellery, she attended the Balenciaga fashion show in Paris, dressed in a trenchcoat masquerading as a ballgown, tied at the waist, cleavage in full effect. Fast-forward six months and the look had changed….

The 21 fashion brands you’ve probably been pronouncing WRONG all this time – The Sun

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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Will 2017 be Rupert Murdoch’s summer of despair? – The Guardian

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

If 2016 was Rupert Murdoch’s summer of discontent, this could be the summer of his despair. It was a little more than a year ago that the Roger Ailes sexual harassment scandal erupted. Then came a cascade of related sexual misconduct lawsuits against various Fox on-air personalities and executives. Ailes died earlier this year. The future of Murdoch’s media empire and his company, 21st Century Fox, could depend on the…

Asus’ first laptop with Windows 10 S is now available – The Verge

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Three months after the launch of Windows 10 S, Asus is launching its first laptop running the limited new version of Microsoft’s OS. The computer is called the VivoBook W202, and it’s a relatively cheap laptop meant to be used in schools. It sells for $279 and will be available today. The specs are pretty basic here, but it’s really just designed to have what it needs to get by…

Take $150 Off Dell’s Inspiron Gaming Laptop with 1050 GPU – Laptop Mag

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Dell’s Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming laptop is more than a pretty face. In fact, we think it’s a budget gamer’s dream come true. It offers impressive gaming performance and over 11 hours of battery life in a stylish chassis for just $899. For a limited time, Dell is lowering the price of its budget behemoth to $749.99. That’s $150 off and one of the best prices we’ve seen…

Asus’ first laptop with Windows 10 S is now available – The Verge – The Verge

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Three months after the launch of Windows 10 S, Asus is launching its first laptop running the limited new version of Microsoft’s OS. The computer is called the VivoBook W202, and it’s a relatively cheap laptop meant to be used in schools. It sells for $279 and will be available today. The specs are pretty basic here, but it’s really just designed to have what it needs to get by…

Twelve South unveils matte black aluminum Curve stand for … – 9to5Mac

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Twelve South is out today with a newly designed MacBook Pro stand called Curve. Designed specifically for modern Apple notebooks, Curve features two padded arms with lips on either side that hold your MacBook in place without blocking the lid opening. Sony A6500 Curve sports a sleek matte black coat of paint over sturdy aluminum to securely elevate MacBooks (especially space gray models) in style, and Twelve South says 70%…

Apple’s Q2 2017 MacBook Sales Increase 17 Percent Over the … – Mac Rumors

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Apple’s notebook shipments totaled an estimated 3.98 million units in the second quarter of the 2017 calendar year, representing a quarter-on-quarter increase of 17.1 percent, according to new data published by market research firm TrendForce. Apple gained ground on ASUS at fifth place in the second quarter ranking, with a 0.7 percent increase over the previous quarter to leave both companies taking a 10 percent share of the market….