Laptop News

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

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 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…

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

Posted: 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.

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

Posted: 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

Posted: 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….

Business travelers ponder flying without laptops – Wicked Local Sudbury

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

By David Koenig and Joyce M. Rosenberg / ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — International air travelers might soon rediscover magazines, paperbacks and playing cards. Airline passengers have become hooked on their laptops and tablets to get work done or just kill time during long flights. But U.S. aviation-security officials appear determined to ban large electronic devices in the cabin of flights from Europe. Business travelers…

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

Posted: 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

Posted: 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 Announces Four New Laptops to Court Creatives – Laptop Mag

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

HP announced four new laptops at the Cannes Film Festival in France today in its continued attempts to win over the creative market. (Hey, it’s classier than Coachella.) The laptops include the HP Spectre x2, HP Envy x360 and two HP Envy machines (13-inches and 17-inches, respectively), all in glitzy copper and silver to match the stars they’re chasing. The HP Spectre x2 is HP’s new luxury detachable…

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

Posted: 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…

HP’s Envy 13 offers Surface Laptop features without the markup—or … – PCWorld

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

HP’s latest Envy 13 debuts in a post-Surface-Laptop world, where PC makers seem ready to challenge the MacBook Air’s dominance in the thin-and-light category. Due to ship in June or July, the Envy 13 may lack the exotic touch of the Surface Laptop’s Alcantara-clad body. Based on the specs, however, it could offer greater value. The Envy also comes with full Windows Home rather than the Surface Laptop’s Windows 10…

HP gives Envy laptops an edgier look, updates Spectre x2 with Kaby Lake CPUs – Ars Technica

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

reader comments 27 HP announced a slew of updates to its Envy laptop line today, in addition to a mildly revamped Spectre x2. Many of these changes focus on elevating overall design, but in a practical way that doesn’t impede the power and efficiency of each device. Slimmer bezels, bold edges, and USB Type-C abound, giving way to a more modern-looking Envy family and Spectre x2. Envy’s new edges Envy laptops and…

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

Posted: 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…

Best laptops for summer 2017: MacBook, HP EliteBook, Asus rank high – Fox News

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

No laptop is problem-free and even some of the top global laptop suppliers ship lemons sometimes. Inevitably, some software programs will cause trouble. That said, here are some of the best laptops to consider if you’re in the market, including ones from Apple, Samsung, HP and more. Chromebook popularity takes off Chromebooks are surging in the education market, largely due to their low prices. The newest…

Laptop bombs a question of when not if, says UN official – BBC News

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Laptops are banned in aircraft cabins on flights to the US from eight countries The head of the UN’s counter-terrorism committee has warned it is a question of “when, not if” terrorists use laptops to smuggle bombs on to planes. Jean-Paul Laborde spoke to reporters after officials decided not to ban laptops from aircraft cabins on flights to the US from EU countries. Such a…

Asus ROG teases the world’s first AMD Ryzen laptop – PCWorld

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Just days ago, AMD promised that Ryzen-powered laptops will hit the streets in the third quarter—sometime in July through September. But it looks like we won’t need to wait quite that long to get our first glimpse of a Ryzen notebook, going by an intriguing new teaser video on Asus’s Republic of Gamers YouTube page. The video doesn’t spill many beans, but it doesn’t need to in order to get…

Lenovo debuts back-to-school laptops before school’s even out – Engadget

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

At the lower end of the spectrum, the company has refreshed its IdeaPad range of 14, 15 and 17-inch laptops. The machines have been designed to deliver good performance with a sleeker, thinner, less cluttered design. There’s plenty of customization options available, too many to detail here, but for the most part you’re getting a Windows 10 machine that’ll run anything up to a Core i7 CPU. Prices for these…

Laptop ban talks end – CNBC

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

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US, EU reject expanded laptop ban on flights from Europe – New York Post

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Officials nixed a proposed ban on passengers carrying laptops and other large gadgets on flights from Europe to the US, according to reports. American and European Union honchos decided against extending the prohibition — already in place on many flights from the Middle East — after a four-hour meeting on Wednesday, the BBC reports. Leaders were worried that terrorists could conceal bombs in laptops, iPads and other gizmos, but the…

AMD is bringing its new Ryzen processors to laptops later this year – The Verge

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

AMD has announced some more Ryzen processors set to hit later this year, including mobile-focused Ryzen processors for laptops, the Ryzen “Threadripper” for high-end desktop PCs, and a budget Ryzen 3 line, as noted by Liliputing. The first Ryzen processors were released by AMD earlier this year, and were seen a major leap forward for the company’s CPU offerings that actually managed to offer meaningful competition for Intel’s popular Core…