Laptop News

Help Me, LAPTOP: Should I Buy a New Laptop or a New Battery? – Laptop Mag

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Many people keep their laptops for four, five or even more years and still find them powerful and functional enough for everyday use. But what happens when your old laptop can’t stay unplugged for very long? Unlike computer chips, LCD screens and hard drives, lithium-ion batteries — the kind in all laptops — have a very limited life span. Over the course of a couple of years, batteries start to…

The iPad Pro is about to start really competing with laptop computers – Business Insider

Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Apple released several videos on Friday focusing on upcoming software that will arrive in the coming months. Six new, slickly-produced videos feature new things that Apple’s iPad Pro models can do with iOS 11, which is still in beta. Apple doesn’t usually make advertisements for beta software, suggesting that a big Apple launch is right around the corner.  That’s because when Apple launched new iPad Pro models June, many…

What to do when your laptop’s touchpad stops working – PCWorld

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

When your laptop’s touchpad stops responding to your fingers, you’ve got a problem. Have you ever tried to use a Windows PC without a mouse, touchpad, or other pointing device? It’s all but impossible.  If the problem just started, reboot your computer and see if that fixes it. (Yes, I know that’s painfully obvious, but we all sometimes overlook the obvious.) If that doesn’t work, try these solutions. First, make sure…

What to do when your laptop’s touchpad stops working – PCWorld

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

When your laptop’s touchpad stops responding to your fingers, you’ve got a problem. Have you ever tried to use a Windows PC without a mouse, touchpad, or other pointing device? It’s all but impossible.  If the problem just started, reboot your computer and see if that fixes it. (Yes, I know that’s painfully obvious, but we all sometimes overlook the obvious.) If that doesn’t work, try these solutions. First, make sure…

Repeat child porn offender had more than 2000 images on laptop – Dallas News (blog)

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

A Dallas man with a child pornography conviction was found guilty on two new charges Thursday. Hugh Michael Glenn, 47, was convicted of one count of transporting and shipping child pornography and one count of accessing with intent to view child pornography in federal court, U.S. Attorney John Parker said. He faces up to 20 years in prison for the access count, 40 years for the transportation count and a $250,000…

Would-be laptop thieves crash car into pole at Google – The Mercury News

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

Two East Bay men were arrested Tuesday after a botched robbery attempt at Google when they tried to unsuccessfully take a laptop from a man without paying for it, according to the Mountain View Police Department. Around 1:30 p.m., officers responded to reports of a robbery on the 1600 block of Amphitheater Parkway. While en route, they learned that a car thought to be connected to the robbery had crashed…

Laptops to be distributed at school meeting Aug. 17 – The Dominion Post

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

KINGWOOD — Meetings on Preston County Schools’ new One-to-One program for fifth graders and their parents will be held at 5 and 6 p.m. Aug. 17, in the Bruceton School cafeteria. Meetings will also be held 5:30 p.m. Aug. 23, at Rowlesburg School, and 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24, at Fellowsville School. Under the One-to-One program, each fifth grader will receive a laptop, which the student will use during his…

Would-be laptop thieves crash car into pole at Google, police say – The Mercury News

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Two East Bay men were arrested Tuesday after a botched robbery attempt at Google when they tried to unsuccessfully take a laptop from a man without paying for it, according to the Mountain View Police Department. Around 1:30 p.m., officers responded to reports of a robbery on the 1600 block of Amphitheater Parkway. While en route, they learned that a car thought to be connected to the robbery had crashed…

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

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 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…

Laptops to be distributed at school meeting today – The Dominion Post

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

KINGWOOD —Meetings on Preston County Schools’ new One-to-One program for fifth graders and their parents will be held at 5 and 6 p.m. Aug. 17, in the Bruceton School cafeteria. Meetings will also be held 5:30 p.m. Aug. 23, at Rowlesburg School, and 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24, at Fellowsville School. Under the One-to-One program, each fifth grader will receive a laptop, which the student will use during his or…

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

Posted: 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

Posted: 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…

The Best Laptops Under $500 – Techlicious

Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

While you won’t be able to purchase a top-of-the-line laptop for under $500, there are plenty of machines that can do everything you need for a reasonable price. Laptops in the $500 range won’t be great for high-end gaming, heavy video editing, or anything else that requires a lot of processing power, but they’re perfect for most tasks. If you mostly use your computer for browsing the web, checking email…

Four held for stealing laptops from parked cars – The Hindu

Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Four persons have been arrested by the Gurugram Police for allegedly stealing laptops and other valuables from cars parked in market areas after breaking their windows with catapults. The police claim to have solved 49 cases of laptop thefts registered in different police stations across the Millennium City following their arrest. They also claim to have recovered an iPad and two hard disks. Busy market places Amar, Vishal, Pawan Naidu…

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

Posted: 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

Posted: 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…

ASUS launches ROG ‘Zephyrus’ gaming laptop at Rs 2,99990 – Economic Times

Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

NEW DELHI: Taiwanese technology major ASUS on Wednesday announced the launch of ‘Republic of Gamers’ (ROG) ‘Zephyrus’ — the world’s slimmest gaming laptop — in India at Rs 2,99,990. The laptop would be officially unveiled in India at an event in Bengaluru on the sidelines of the ‘ROG’ Masters South Asia ‘finale’ on August 20. The laptop is powered by the latest NVIDIA ‘GeForce’ GTX 1080 graphics and Intel’s latest…

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

Posted: 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…

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

Posted: 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…