Laptop News

We took Porsche’s pricey new laptop for a spin – Yahoo Finance

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

LISBON — Porsche is releasing a laptop, and like its automotive namesake, it’s not going to be cheap. In fact, the $2,495 13-inch Porsche Design Book One manages to make Apple’s (AAPL) $1,799 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar look downright affordable. It’s also a striking but hefty piece of work with a screen you can rotate 360 degrees or detach to use as a standalone tablet — a first for…

British passengers could be banned from taking laptops on flights to the US – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Last month the British government announced that laptops could no longer be carried as hand luggage in flights to the UK from Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Tunisia. The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has refused to rule out extending the laptop ban worldwide. The measure marked the most significant restriction on air passengers since the Government banned liquids of moree than 100ml in hand baggage in 2006. 

We took Porsche’s pricey new laptop for a spin – Yahoo Finance

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

LISBON — Porsche is releasing a laptop, and like its automotive namesake, it’s not going to be cheap. In fact, the $2,495 13-inch Porsche Design Book One manages to make Apple’s (AAPL) $1,799 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar look downright affordable. It’s also a striking but hefty piece of work with a screen you can rotate 360 degrees or detach to use as a standalone tablet — a first for…

Help Me, LAPTOP: I Need a Sub-$700 Video Editing Laptop – Laptop Mag

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

If money’s no object, it’s easy to find a laptop with great performance, portability and build quality. However, if you have a strict budget of $700, it’s a little more difficult to find a system that meets your appropriately high expectations. Over on our forums, user Shiveng asks for help finding a sub-$700 notebook with a full HD (1080p), a slim chassis and enough performance for video editing…

That Time I Tried To Pirate Spore And Bricked My Laptop Instead – Kotaku Australia

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

In 2008, I brought my laptop over to my friend Amanda’s house to pirate Spore. Her boyfriend Nate, who worked at the local GameStop, told me to. It’s the shit, he said, and everyone’s downloading it for free. I connected my laptop to her internet and opened Limewire, 2008′s file-sharing software du jour. It was my first and last time pirating a video game.

Apple’s Mac Pro gets crushed by new HP Zbook laptops … – Computerworld

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Apple’s Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance. Take HP’s latest Zbook laptop workstations , which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops — which is why they are called mobile workstations — have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas. The laptops feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, DDR4…

I’ve run my laptop all week off this giant external battery – BGR – BGR

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Technically, I could have spent all of this past week living off-grid. For the past week, I’ve charged every electronic gadget I own off a giant battery pack that’s more like a mini generator alternative than a battery pack. Unlike the kind of thing you buy off Amazon for $40, the River pack can’t fit in a laptop bag, and it definitely doesn’t cost $40. But for $459, what you…

GPD Pocket, one of the smallest laptops in the world: SPECS … – Business Insider

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

YouTube/GPD Game Console Remember netbooks? The tiny ultra-portable laptops? One Chinese tech company is bringing them back. The GPD Pocket is an absolutely tiny laptop that runs the full version of Windows 10, and it fits in your pocket. It might sound like a netbook, but its premium build and decent specs differentiates it from traditional netbooks that felt cheap and were incredibly underpowered. The GPD Pocket went through an…

This might be the tiniest laptop in the world right now – Business Insider

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

YouTube/GPD Game Console Remember netbooks? The tiny ultra-portable laptops? One Chinese tech company is bringing them back. The GPD Pocket is an absolutely tiny laptop that runs the full version of Windows 10, and it fits in your pocket. It might sound like a netbook, but its premium build and decent specs differentiates it from traditional netbooks that felt cheap and were incredibly underpowered. The GPD Pocket went through an…

HP’s new Zbook laptops crushes Apple’s ancient Mac Pro on features – PCWorld

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Apple’s Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance. Take HP’s latest Zbook laptop workstations, which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops—which is why they are called mobile workstations—have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas. The laptops feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, DDR4 memory, Intel’s latest Kaby Lake-based…

Microsoft’s ARM-powered laptops won’t arrive until Q4 – The Verge

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Microsoft first announced its plans to bring Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors last year. The software giant is planning to allow partners to build laptop devices first, with a version of Windows 10 that will support ARM chips directly by including an emulator in the operating system. Devices will be able to run traditional desktop applications like Chrome or Photoshop, and they’ll be based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835…

HP’s new Zbook laptops crushes Apple’s ancient Mac Pro on … – PCWorld

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Apple’s Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance. Take HP’s latest Zbook laptop workstations, which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops—which is why they are called mobile workstations—have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas. The laptops feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, DDR4 memory, Intel’s latest Kaby Lake-based…

Microsoft’s ARM-powered laptops won’t arrive until Q4 – The Verge

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Microsoft first announced its plans to bring Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors last year. The software giant is planning to allow partners to build laptop devices first, with a version of Windows 10 that will support ARM chips directly by including an emulator in the operating system. Devices will be able to run traditional desktop applications like Chrome or Photoshop, and they’ll be based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835…

HP’s new Zbook laptops crushes Apple’s ancient Mac Pro on … – PCWorld

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Apple’s Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance. Take HP’s latest Zbook laptop workstations, which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops—which is why they are called mobile workstations—have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas. The laptops feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, DDR4 memory, Intel’s latest Kaby Lake-based…

Microsoft’s ARM-powered laptops won’t arrive until Q4 – The Verge

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Microsoft first announced its plans to bring Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors last year. The software giant is planning to allow partners to build laptop devices first, with a version of Windows 10 that will support ARM chips directly by including an emulator in the operating system. Devices will be able to run traditional desktop applications like Chrome or Photoshop, and they’ll be based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835…

HP’s new Zbook laptops crushes Apple’s ancient Mac Pro on features – PCWorld

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Apple’s Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance. Take HP’s latest Zbook laptop workstations, which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops—which is why they are called mobile workstations—have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas. The laptops feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, DDR4 memory, Intel’s latest Kaby Lake-based…

Microsoft’s ARM-powered laptops won’t arrive until Q4 – The Verge

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Microsoft first announced its plans to bring Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors last year. The software giant is planning to allow partners to build laptop devices first, with a version of Windows 10 that will support ARM chips directly by including an emulator in the operating system. Devices will be able to run traditional desktop applications like Chrome or Photoshop, and they’ll be based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835…

HP’s new Zbook laptops crushes Apple’s ancient Mac Pro on features – PCWorld

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017

Apple’s Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance. Take HP’s latest Zbook laptop workstations, which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops—which is why they are called mobile workstations—have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas. The laptops feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, DDR4 memory, Intel’s latest Kaby Lake-based…

Microsoft’s ARM-powered laptops won’t arrive until Q4 – The Verge

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017

Microsoft first announced its plans to bring Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors last year. The software giant is planning to allow partners to build laptop devices first, with a version of Windows 10 that will support ARM chips directly by including an emulator in the operating system. Devices will be able to run traditional desktop applications like Chrome or Photoshop, and they’ll be based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835…