Laptop News

Nine Days With an Absurd $9000 Gaming Laptop – Gizmodo

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

All photos: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo There may exist inside of you a desire that burns white hot for the Acer Predator 21 X, but you will never buy this laptop. It is not for you, because if you want this laptop, you probably can’t afford it, and if you can afford it, you are probably old enough to not want to spend $9,000 on a laptop that weighs as much as…

Surface Pro is advertised as a laptop but sold as a tablet – BGR

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled a new laptop, just as we expected. The company calls it simply the Surface Pro, as there’s no need for numbers to identify this particular piece of hardware anymore. That’s not the only thing that changed when it comes to marketing. The Surface Pro is no longer a tablet. Instead, it’s “the most versatile laptop.” Microsoft calls it that in the first promo for the Surface…

How to protect your laptop in cargo when you fly – ZDNet

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images Flying is not as simple as it used to be. The threat of terrorism in the West and further afield has made security in many aspects of life more difficult to ensure. The 9/11 attacks on the US World Trade centers in 2011 in which four planes were hijacked by members of al-Qaeda prompted tighter controls at airports and restrictions on carry-on luggage, and since then,…

Windows 10 and 10 S options are coming for the Surface Laptop and Surface Pro – TechCrunch

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Three weeks to the day after launching the Surface Laptop, Microsoft is back with the latest version of its laptop replacement, the Surface Pro. The company says it eliminated the numbering scheme to streamline things — but sometimes simplification has the exact opposite effect. Things are kind of confusing here for a number of reasons — not the least of which is the recent addition of Windows 10 S. The…

Flying without your laptop? Don’t worry. It can be done – Chicago Tribune

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The list of air travel restrictions could get longer and more annoying as the Trump administration this week considers banning large electronic devices, including laptops and tablets, on board flights from Europe to the U.S. For flyers on United and American, the two biggest global carriers out of O’Hare International Airport, this probably will be seen as another unwelcome, meddlesome and onerous show of government authority over air travelers’ lives….

Microsoft Just Announced the Perfect Small Business Laptop – Inc.com

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

This one really goes below the surface. At an event in China today, Microsoft announced the new Surface Pro, which will become available on June 15 for $799. (You can already pre-order one.) The new model looks exactly like the Surface Pro 4 in almost every way, but it has a wealth of new features under the hood. One of the most interesting upgrades has to do with the internal…

Huawei’s Latest Effort to Crack the US Market Relies on Laptops—Not Smartphones – Fortune

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei hadn’t always targeted the United States with its top products. But for a new line of Windows laptops debuting on Tuesday, the U.S. will be among the initial markets. Huawei introduced its first Windows laptop, the MateBook, last year featuring a 12-inch screen that detached from the keyboard. On Tuesday, the company added two new models with more traditional fixed-keyboard designs, one with a 13-inch screen…

Microsoft Just Announced the Best Laptop They Have Ever Made – Inc.com

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

This one really goes below the surface. At an event in China today, Microsoft announced the new Surface Pro, which will become available on June 15 for $799. (You can already pre-order one.) The new model looks exactly like the Surface Pro 4 in almost every way, but it has a wealth of new features under the hood. One of the most interesting upgrades has to do with the internal…

Flying without your laptop? Don’t worry. It can be done – Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The list of air travel restrictions could get longer and more annoying as the Trump administration this week considers banning large electronic devices, including laptops and tablets, on board flights from Europe to the U.S. For flyers on United and American, the two biggest global carriers out of O’Hare International Airport, this probably will be seen as another unwelcome, meddlesome and onerous show of government authority over air travelers’ lives….

Huawei’s Latest Effort to Crack the US Market Relies on Laptops—Not Smartphones – Fortune

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei hadn’t always targeted the United States with its top products. But for a new line of Windows laptops debuting on Tuesday, the U.S. will be among the initial markets. Huawei introduced its first Windows laptop, the MateBook, last year featuring a 12-inch screen that detached from the keyboard. On Tuesday, the company added two new models with more traditional fixed-keyboard designs, one with a 13-inch screen…

Weeks after launching the Surface Laptop, Microsoft announces its new Surface Pro laptop replacement – TechCrunch

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Microsoft says it didn’t mean to do a “head fake” when it told the press that this week’s big event in Shanghai wouldn’t center around the launch of the Surface Pro 5. Sure, the company was telling the truth, but that’s really a technicality, because the new Surface Pro (full stop) is really the Surface Pro 5. It’s the clear successor to 2015’s Pro 4; the company just dropped the…

Hands-On With Huawei’s First Ever Laptop And New Tablet – Forbes

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Huawei The Huawei MateBook X. Huawei just announced in Berlin a follow up to the MateBook, a quite good 2-in-1 tablet that hit store shelves last summer. But while the new device, called the MateBook E, is a clear step forward. The bigger news from Huawei’s launch event is that it’s finally venturing into the laptop market. In fact, Huawei announced not one but two new laptops today: a super slim, fanless,…

Flying without your laptop? Don’t worry. It can be done – Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The list of air travel restrictions could get longer and more annoying as the Trump administration this week considers banning large electronic devices, including laptops and tablets, on board flights from Europe to the U.S. For flyers on United and American, the two biggest global carriers out of O’Hare International Airport, this probably will be seen as another unwelcome, meddlesome and onerous show of government authority over air travelers’ lives….

Huawei just announced a really, really good-looking laptop – CNET – CNET

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The most beautiful phone ever has one wildly annoying issue The Samsung Galaxy S8’s fast speeds and fantastic curved screen make it a top phone for 2017, but the annoying fingerprint reader could sour your experience.

HP launches new premium laptop portfolio at Cannes 2017 – Economic Times

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

HP launches new premium laptop portfolio at Cannes 2017 CANNES: In a bid to empower digital creators and storytellers with high-performance machines, HP Inc on Monday launched new premium portfolio series of Spectre x2, ENVY x360 and ENVY laptops Aat the 14th Cannes Film Festival. “The Spectre and ENVY premium lineup of PCs inspire the imagination and enable filmmakers and artists to reinvent and create,” Ron Coughlin, president of Personal…

Flight Crew Feared Laptop Contained Explosives, Court Documents Show – NBC Southern California

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A 25-year-old passenger seated near the back of an airplane wrapped a blanket around his head, picked up his laptop and started walking to the front of American Airlines Flight 31 from Los Angeles to Honolulu on Friday. Flight attendants were frightened. Laptops, they had recently learned, posed a new threat because they could contain explosives undetected by airport screening. After pushing a drink cart into the man’s path, a…

HP debuts new Spectre x2 hybrid alongside updated high-end laptops – TrustedReviews

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

HP has taken the wraps off several newly upgraded laptops and hybrids at the Cannes Film Festival, and looks to be appealing to media creators and students with its latest offerings. Firstly, the company introduced a new version of its tablet hybrid in the form of an upgraded Spectre x2, which now comes in just one model and takes much of its design cues from the high-end Spectre laptops. The…

Thief takes disabled children’s laptops in Wolverhampton – BBC News

Monday, May 22, 2017

Image copyright British Transport Police Image caption Police have released images of a man they would like to talk to Laptops that help two disabled children to communicate have been stolen from a railway station. The computers, which were in a carrier bag, were briefly left on the main concourse at Wolverhampton station. Police said the equipment had been specially built for the children and their family were distraught. British…