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Is Apple going to scrap the MacBook? Apple’s lawyers drop BIG hint about return of retro device – The Sun

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

APPLE has filed a worldwide trademark for the word “PowerBook” in the UK and worldwide – sparking speculation that its bringing back its first ever laptop. The first PowerBook – with its signature trackball, floppy disc reader and colourful Apple logo – launched in 1991 and was replaced by the MacBook in 2006. The MacBook is extremely popular Back in the early noughties, interim CEO Steve Jobs turned his efforts to the redesign…

Laptop cabin ban ‘ineffective’ says IATA – BBC News

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images The US and UK ban on laptops in cabin baggage on certain flights will not be effective as a security measure, industry body IATA has said. In a strongly-worded speech, IATA chief executive Alexandre de Juniac said the ban also creates “commercial distortions”. The US ban was brought in as an anti-terrorist precaution. It covers inbound flights on airlines operating out of 10 airports in the…

Razer’s updated Blade Pro is the first ever THX-certified laptop … – PCWorld

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Late last year Razer resurrected its Blade Pro laptop line, finally stuffing it with hardware worthy of the “Pro” appellation. Our three-word review: We loved it. It’s a great machine, if you can afford it. And now it’s a bit better, thanks to the standard year-over-year refresh. Razer released details on a new Blade Pro today—it’s keeping Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1080, but moving over from an Intel i7-6700HQ at 2.6GHz…

How airlines are responding to America’s laptop ban – The Economist (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

THE recently announced ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on direct flights from Middle Eastern airports to America is bad news for business travellers hoping to get work done on these long journeys. That, in turn, spells trouble for the airlines that fly these routes. Carriers like Emirates, Turkish, Qatar, and Etihad compete for long-haul flyers all over the world. They have just become a little bit less…

Apple’s iPhone Laptop Patent Application – Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On 3/23 Apple filed patent application (number 20170083048) for an “electronic accessory device wherein the operational component is solely controlled by the electronic host device.” Looking at the picture from the patent application, we see that what Apple is proposing is to give the iPhone a keyboard (and probably more battery life).   It is easy to imagine iOS evolving to a place where…

Is Apple going to scrap the MacBook? Apple’s lawyers drop BIG hint about return of retro device – The Sun

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

APPLE has filed a worldwide trademark for the word “PowerBook” in the UK and worldwide – sparking speculation that its bringing back its first ever laptop. The first PowerBook – with its signature trackball, floppy disc reader and colourful Apple logo – launched in 1991 and was replaced by the MacBook in 2006. The MacBook is extremely popular Back in the early noughties, interim CEO Steve Jobs turned his efforts to the redesign…

Razer’s updated Blade Pro is the first ever THX-certified laptop – PCWorld

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Late last year Razer resurrected its Blade Pro laptop line, finally stuffing it with hardware worthy of the “Pro” appellation. Our three-word review: We loved it. It’s a great machine, if you can afford it. And now it’s a bit better, thanks to the standard year-over-year refresh. Razer released details on a new Blade Pro today—it’s keeping Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1080, but moving over from an Intel i7-6700HQ at 2.6GHz…

How airlines are responding to America’s laptop ban – The Economist (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

THE recently announced ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on direct flights from Middle Eastern airports to America is bad news for business travellers hoping to get work done on these long journeys. That, in turn, spells trouble for the airlines that fly these routes. Carriers like Emirates, Turkish, Qatar, and Etihad compete for long-haul flyers all over the world. They have just become a little bit less…

Apple’s iPhone Laptop Patent Application – Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On 3/23 Apple filed patent application (number 20170083048) for an “electronic accessory device wherein the operational component is solely controlled by the electronic host device.” Looking at the picture from the patent application, we see that what Apple is proposing is to give the iPhone a keyboard (and probably more battery life).   It is easy to imagine iOS evolving to a place where…

How airlines are responding to America’s laptop ban – The Economist (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

THE recently announced ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on direct flights from Middle Eastern airports to America is bad news for business travellers hoping to get work done on these long journeys. That, in turn, spells trouble for the airlines that fly these routes. Carriers like Emirates, Turkish, Qatar, and Etihad compete for long-haul flyers all over the world. They have just become a little bit less…

Apple’s iPhone Laptop Patent Application – Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On 3/23 Apple filed patent application (number 20170083048) for an “electronic accessory device wherein the operational component is solely controlled by the electronic host device.” Looking at the picture from the patent application, we see that what Apple is proposing is to give the iPhone a keyboard (and probably more battery life).   It is easy to imagine iOS evolving to a place where…

How airlines are responding to America’s laptop ban – The Economist (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

THE recently announced ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on direct flights from Middle Eastern airports to America is bad news for business travellers hoping to get work done on these long journeys. That, in turn, spells trouble for the airlines that fly these routes. Carriers like Emirates, Turkish, Qatar, and Etihad compete for long-haul flyers all over the world. They have just become a little bit less…

Why do I have to remove my laptop from my bag at the airport X-ray machine? – Stuff.co.nz

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Taking your laptop out of your bag is a tedious but stringent security check that keeps us safe. According to one popular theory, a laptop is sufficiently dense that it presents as a solid block on the screen of an X-ray scanner, and therefore it could be used to hide something inside. If that were true it would present as a solid object whether inside or outside a carry-on case….

Apple’s iPhone Laptop Patent Application – Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On 3/23 Apple filed patent application (number 20170083048) for an “electronic accessory device wherein the operational component is solely controlled by the electronic host device.” Looking at the picture from the patent application, we see that what Apple is proposing is to give the iPhone a keyboard (and probably more battery life).   It is easy to imagine iOS evolving to a place where…

Laptop ban ‘mystery’: Why did the US and UK choose different countries – CNNMoney

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The U.S. and U.K. governments stunned the world this week by declaring passengers would be forbidden from carrying many electronic devices aboard flights from airports across the Middle East and North Africa. The sudden moves, attributed to fears terrorists could plant explosives in devices bigger than a smartphone, left airlines scrambling and travelers confused about what to do with their laptops and tablets. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4)…

EMIRATES PRESIDENT: We don’t know if the US laptop ban will hurt business — but here’s how things went this … – Business Insider

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Emirates President Sir Tim Clark. REUTERS/Neil Hall Emirates Airline won’t be able to gauge the financial effects of the US government’s ban on laptops on flights from the Middle East until May, but the rollout of the policy last weekend was relatively smooth, its president, Sir Tim Clark, said in an interview with Business Insider. “I can’t tell you the long-term effects because it’s still early days,” Clark said by…

How airlines are responding to America’s laptop ban – The Economist (blog)

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

THE recently announced ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on direct flights from Middle Eastern airports to America is bad news for business travellers hoping to get work done on these long journeys. That, in turn, spells trouble for the airlines that fly these routes. Carriers like Emirates, Turkish, Qatar, and Etihad compete for long-haul flyers all over the world. They have just become a little bit less…

How airlines are responding to America’s laptop ban – The Economist (blog)

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

THE recently announced ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on direct flights from Middle Eastern airports to America is bad news for business travellers hoping to get work done on these long journeys. That, in turn, spells trouble for the airlines that fly these routes. Carriers like Emirates, Turkish, Qatar, and Etihad compete for long-haul flyers all over the world. They have just become a little bit less…

Security breach renders in-flight laptop ban useless | The Independent – The Independent

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

The airport which is the main target of the Government’s ban on electronic devices has a security flaw that renders rigorous checks futile, The Independent can reveal. After clearing six separate security hurdles at Istanbul airport, passengers bound for London Heathrow mingled in the gate area with newly arrived travellers who had faced no extra checks, The Independent has discovered. Starting at the weekend, the Department for Transport made it mandatory…

Emirates Will Adjust US Offering if Laptop Ban Hurts Demand – Bloomberg

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

Emirates will adjust its offering if customer demand drops following a U.S. ban on in-flight electronics and called for the measure to be imposed more widely. The world’s biggest long-haul carrier will be watching bookings to its U.S. destinations “very carefully” to monitor any declines, Emirates President Tim Clark said in an interview with Bloomberg TV in Dubai. If there’s a risk that laptops can be used during flights for…