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Qatar Airways CEO: Laptop ban doesn’t make flying safer – Apr. 17 … – CNNMoney

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

A major Middle East airline says the ban on large electronic devices on flights from the region is a waste of time. In a move that caught the aviation industry by surprise, President Trump’s administration last month banned passengers from carrying anything larger than a smartphone on some flights to the U.S., citing security concerns. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4) { afterParagraphFour = true; } currentParagraph = storytext.childNodes[i];…

LG’s ultra-light Gram laptop has too many compromises – Engadget

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

Hardware The Gram’s case is made out of magnesium alloy, but, strangely enough, it doesn’t feel like metal. There’s a flimsiness to it that gives off a plastic vibe. LG likely went with incredibly thin case molds to help reduce weight, but that inevitably lead to some structural issues. For example, there are air pockets galore throughout the Gram, which leads to plenty flex, especially on the bottom of the…

An external 1080 Ti can quadruple a MacBook Pro’s graphics power … – The Verge

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

Right now the external GPU market is a bit of a mess, full of hacks, incompatibilities, half-adhered-to standards, and artificial limitations from the likes of Apple. The folks over at eGPU.io are putting in some solid work to make sense of it all (as spotted by AppleInsider), and they’ve just had a surprisingly great result with the latest Nvidia drivers, a GTX 1080 Ti, and a 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro….

Origin’s first budget gaming laptop costs less than a grand – Engadget – Engadget

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

Other specs include an Intel Core i7-7700HQ “Kaby Lake” CPU (the same in last year’s model, unfortunately), or i5-7300HQ and i3-7100H models if your budget can’t support that. You can also get up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, 6TB of storage, including M.2 SSD support, an RGB backlit keyboard and an “optional custom automotive finish paint to any color or design of choice,” Origin says. That price will go way…

Qatar Airways CEO: Laptop ban doesn’t make flying safer – Apr. 17 … – CNNMoney

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

A major Middle East airline says the ban on large electronic devices on flights from the region is a waste of time. In a move that caught the aviation industry by surprise, President Trump’s administration last month banned passengers from carrying anything larger than a smartphone on some flights to the U.S., citing security concerns. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4) { afterParagraphFour = true; } currentParagraph = storytext.childNodes[i];…

On North Korea, Trump signals break with US-China policy – CNN

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

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Search for suspect in Facebook homicide video now spans nationwide – CNN

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

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Georgia’s Special Election Has a Chance to Be a Devastating Blow to the Presidency of Donald Trump – Slate Magazine

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

On Friday evening, Karen Giorno, a former senior adviser on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, addressed a few dozen volunteers for Bob Gray, one of 18 candidates running for Congress in a special election this week in Georgia’s 6th District. The seat, which once belonged to Newt Gingrich, was supposed to be safely Republican. Former Rep. Tom Price, who stepped aside to become Trump’s secretary of health and human services, won…

21000 people and 18000 eggs: The Trump White House holds its first Easter Egg Roll – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

Some 21,000 people were invited to attend the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, one of the year’s largest events held at the mansion and one that attracted additional attention this year after the newest occupants of the most famous house on Pennsylvania Avenue got a slow start planning the party. But despite concerns, all seemed to go off without a hitch. It was lower key and less flashy…

Justice Gorsuch Finds His ‘Easier’ Solution Doesn’t Have Many Takers On First Day – NPR

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

President Trump introduces Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch in the Rose Garden after Gorsuch’s swearing-in on April 10. Eric Thayer/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Eric Thayer/Getty Images President Trump introduces Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch in the Rose Garden after Gorsuch’s swearing-in on April 10. Eric Thayer/Getty Images With a nasty and partisan confirmation battle behind him, Justice Neil Gorsuch took his seat on the nation’s highest court on…

Microsoft Needs To Sync And Automate Outlook Configuration – Forbes

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

One of the best things that has happened in recent years when it comes to setting up a new Windows PC is the ability to log in with a Microsoft Account and have your operating system settings and preferences synced automatically. One of the most tedious aspects of setting up a new Windows PC is installing Outlook and manually reconfiguring it and setting all of the preferences over again. Outlook…

Microsoft says it’s all patched up – FCW.com

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

Cybersecurity Microsoft says it’s all patched up By Sean D. Carberry Apr 17, 2017   Microsoft’s “Patch Tuesday” is a cybersecurity ritual, but the company faced a potential off-day crisis when the Shadow Brokers chose Good Friday to release a trove of exploits of Microsoft products. The latest Shadow Brokers release, “Lost in Translation,”…

Microsoft Monday: CloudBook Rumor, Minecraft For Nintendo Switch, Refunds For Xbox And Windows Store – Forbes

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

Microsoft sign on a building in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Photo credit: DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty Images) Microsoft Monday is a weekly column that focuses on updates in regards to the Redmond giant. This week, Microsoft Monday includes details about Redstone 3, Windows Vista support ending, an investment in Synack, Minecraft coming to the Nintendo Switch, a rumor about the CloudBook, the patches for the “Shadow Brokers” NSA leaks, digital refunds being tested in…

Windows admins, has Microsoft completely screwed up its security reports? – Ars Technica

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

reader comments 32 The last three Patch Tuesdays haven’t been the straightforward affairs we’re used to. February’s was a big deal because it was delayed and then canceled outright, with Microsoft never explaining to us why it didn’t happen. Of course, that decision might have had something to do with the unexpected contents of March’s Patch Tuesday. That release fixed a bunch of previously undisclosed flaws that were then publicized by…

Origin’s first budget gaming laptop costs less than a grand – Engadget – Engadget

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

Other specs include an Intel Core i7-7700HQ “Kaby Lake” CPU (the same in last year’s model, unfortunately), or i5-7300HQ and i3-7100H models if your budget can’t support that. You can also get up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, 6TB of storage, including M.2 SSD support, an RGB backlit keyboard and an “optional custom automotive finish paint to any color or design of choice,” Origin says. That price will go way…

Smartphone-Based Mirabook Laptop Goes On Sale – Laptop Mag

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

While it may have sounded like vaporware, the Mira in the Mirabook (which we first saw at CES 2017) might not be short for ‘mirage’ after all. Yes, this 13-inch notebook that creates a laptop view for your smartphone is now on sale (though only via IndieGogo, so it’s not final yet). Starting at $180 for early bird purchasers (who have until the 22nd), this notebook exists for those who prefer their smartphone over their laptop,…

Qatar Airways CEO: Laptop ban doesn’t make flying safer – Apr. 17 … – CNNMoney

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

A major Middle East airline says the ban on large electronic devices on flights from the region is a waste of time. In a move that caught the aviation industry by surprise, President Trump’s administration last month banned passengers from carrying anything larger than a smartphone on some flights to the U.S., citing security concerns. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4) { afterParagraphFour = true; } currentParagraph = storytext.childNodes[i];…