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I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Saturday, June 24, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…

NASCAR Crew Chief’s Laptop Ripped Off In San Francisco – CBS San Francisco Bay Area

Saturday, June 24, 2017

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Seven-time championship-winning crew chief Chad Knaus was oddly calm Friday even though his race notes for star driver Jimmie Johnson this weekend had been stolen from his rental car in San Francisco. Knaus and his wife arrived in California on Wednesday night and headed to Fisherman’s Wharf for dinner. Knaus told The Associated Press they parked at a meter in a bustling area and were gone…

Apple Unveils World’s Least Portable Laptop – Gizmodo

Saturday, June 24, 2017

You can say a lot about Apple—it brought smartphones and personal computers to the mass market, it changed the technology industry forever, it was controlled by a megalomaniacal asshole for much of its existence—but you’d have a hard time getting even the staunchest critic of the company to argue its products weren’t groundbreakingly pretty. Alas, nothing gold can stay. Behold, Chicago’s terrible new Apple store! Get it? It looks like…

Microsoft’s Whiteboard app leaks, shows the future of Windows 10 stylus support – The Verge

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Microsoft first demonstrated its Whiteboard app for Windows 10 back at the company’s Surface Pro event in May. While the software maker promised it will launch later this year, an early copy of Whiteboard has leaked onto the internet today. It features many of the abilities that Microsoft demonstrated, including automatic inking to shapes and tables as well as the ability to see angles on shapes. It appears that the…

Handbags at dawn with Farfetch, the latest thing in upmarket online fashion – The Guardian

Saturday, June 24, 2017

First it lured Natalie Massenet, the queen of online luxury, then it teamed up with fashion bible Vogue, and now it has won a multi-million pound investment from China’s biggest retailer: London-based fashion website Farfetch has rapidly gone from edgy outsider to hot ticket. Farfetch is the Deliveroo of luxury fashion, linking together more than 700 exclusive boutiques and 200 brands in 40 countries and offering a delivery service for…

Lidl’s summer fashion range features chic maxi dresses for just £5.99 and sunnies for under £3 – The Sun

Saturday, June 24, 2017

DISCOUNT supermarket Lidl have unveiled their summer fashion collection which will save savvy shoppers big bucks on their holiday wardrobe. The purse-pleasing collection of both men’s and women’s wear includes all the essentials for a warm weather break, such as shorts, sunglasses, vest tops and even comfy canvas trainers. Lidl’s summer maxi dress is just £5.99 and canvas shoes £6.99 A stylish ladies maxi dress with a floral monochrome design…

We tried Amazon’s new clothing line with amazing work staples for men – Business Insider

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Amazon clothing is shipped just like all other Amazon products.Sarah Jacobs Amazon has introduced its own clothing brands in recent years. Some of the clothing is Amazon-branded — Amazon Essentials — but most of it is sold under private labels. For men, those labels are Goodthreads and Buttoned Down. Both are available only to Amazon Prime subscribers. Amazon still isn’t as well known for selling pants and shirts as it is for…

Apple’s new iMac Pro will probably blow your mind – BGR

Friday, June 23, 2017

Apple recently unveiled its best iMac yet, the iMac Pro that we heard was coming but still weren’t fully prepared for. The company only revealed some of the new iMac Pro’s specs during the WWDC 2017 keynote — just enough to tempt Pro users looking for new iMac machines. But new discoveries reveal that Apple’s next all-in-one will be even more impressive than we thought. By digging through code in…

I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Friday, June 23, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…

Chad Knaus’ laptop computer with Sonoma race notes stolen – FOXSports.com

Friday, June 23, 2017

SONOMA, Calif. — According to an Associated Press report, thieves smashed a right-side rear passenger window in Chad Knaus’ rental car and stole briefcases containing a laptop computer with this weekend’s race notes, his wife’s art supplies and “a significant amount of cash.” Knaus is the crew chief for Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. Johnson and Knaus have been together since the seven-time champion’s rookie season of…

Apple Unveils World’s Least Portable Laptop – Gizmodo

Friday, June 23, 2017

You can say a lot about Apple—it brought smartphones and personal computers to the mass market, it changed the technology industry forever, it was controlled by a megalomaniacal asshole for much of its existence—but you’d have a hard time getting even the staunchest critic of the company to argue its products weren’t groundbreakingly pretty. Alas, nothing gold can stay. Behold, Chicago’s terrible new Apple store! Get it? It looks like…

Apple’s MacBook Air Needs To Be Killed Off – Forbes

Friday, June 23, 2017

In case you missed it, Apple updated the venerable MacBook Air during WWDC. While all the focus was on the iPad Pro and the draw of AR in mobile technology, the laptop picked up the least amount of love possible with a bump on Intel’s fifth generation chipset from 1.6 GHz to 1.8 GHz. For all the talk of the iPad Pro being able to replace a laptop and be…

Camden flats: Hundreds of homes evacuated over fire risk fears – BBC News

Friday, June 23, 2017

Media captionCamden residents react to tower block evacuations More than 800 homes in tower blocks on a council estate in Camden, north London, are being evacuated because of fire safety concerns. Camden Council says people in five towers on the Chalcots estate will be moved for “urgent fire safety works” – and it is “block-booking hotels”. The estate’s cladding is similar to Grenfell Tower in west London, where there was…

Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill’s Passage Won’t Support It – New York Times

Friday, June 23, 2017

So far, five Republican senators have said they cannot vote for the Affordable Care Act repeal as written: Mr. Heller, whose concerns are with the bill’s benefit cuts, and four hard-line conservatives who say the bill is too generous. Advertisement Continue reading the main story Mr. Heller did not rule out ultimately voting for a version of the bill, leaving the battle for 50 votes ahead of a Senate showdown…

CNN sent a courtroom sketch artist to cover a White House press briefing – Washington Post

Friday, June 23, 2017

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Poll: Former AG Lynch should be investigated – The Hill

Friday, June 23, 2017

A majority of voters say former Attorney General Loretta Lynch should be investigated for an election-year meeting with former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonPoll: Former AG Lynch should be investigated Poll: Trump approval rating rebounds OPINION: Trump’s bluff: Perfectly legal MORE that took place while the FBI was investigating Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonBiden rips Senate GOP healthcare bill, says it ‘isn’t about healthcare’ Clinton: If Republicans pass ObamaCare repeal, ‘they’re the…

Texas responds to California LGBT travel ban, saying Golden State firms ‘fleeing over taxation and regulation’ – Los Angeles Times

Friday, June 23, 2017

A day after California officials said they are banning state workers from traveling to Texas on official business, an aide to Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott returned a verbal volley claiming mistreatment of businesses. On Thursday, California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said Texas and three other states were being put on a list of states that had adopted laws seen by Becerra as discriminatory to the LGBT community and therefore were…

Apple Unveils World’s Least Portable Laptop – Gizmodo

Friday, June 23, 2017

You can say a lot about Apple—it brought smartphones and personal computers to the mass market, it changed the technology industry forever, it was controlled by a megalomaniacal asshole for much of its existence—but you’d have a hard time getting even the staunchest critic of the company to argue its products weren’t groundbreakingly pretty. Alas, nothing gold can stay. Behold, Chicago’s terrible new Apple store! Get it? It looks like…

Chad Knaus’ laptop computer with Sonoma race notes stolen – FOXSports.com

Friday, June 23, 2017

SONOMA, Calif. — According to an Associated Press report, thieves smashed a right-side rear passenger window in Chad Knaus’ rental car and stole briefcases containing a laptop computer with this weekend’s race notes, his wife’s art supplies and “a significant amount of cash.” Knaus is the crew chief for Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. Johnson and Knaus have been together since the seven-time champion’s rookie season of…

Laptop program hasn’t closed technology skills gap for rural schools … – Bangor Daily News

Friday, June 23, 2017

When former Gov. Angus King began an effort to give every seventh- and eighth-grader a laptop in 2001, one of the goals was equity, a way to ensure students have access to the same kind of technology whether they live in Cumberland, Washington or Oxford county. Fifteen years later, the program still gets computers to those students. However, geography and school funding have made using that technology a lot more…