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HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) Vs. MacBook Pro 15 (2017): Two ‘Best’ Big-Screen Laptops (Review) – Forbes

Monday, June 26, 2017

Credit: Hewlett-Packard HP Spectre x360 starts at only $1,180, offering good bang-for-the-buck. The updated 15.4-inch MacBook Pro (2017) and the 15.6-inch HP Spectre x360 (2017) both offer compelling arguments for the big-screen laptop. Which is best for you? Read on. I use both laptops* interchangeably** and can easily recommend both — but for very different reasons. HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) vs. MacBook Pro 15 (2017): great HP consumer design vs….

Help Me Laptop! Find a Nvidia 1070 GPU Gaming Notebook for … – Laptop Mag

Monday, June 26, 2017

For better or worse, gaming laptops can put a hurt on your wallet. Often, that means those of us constrained to a budget have to make some trade-offs to get a system that satisfies both our budgets and our games. Forum member, Oliver_66 is in just such a predicament. They’re currently on the hunt for a 15- or 17-inch gaming laptop with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 GPU for…

John McEnroe: Serena Williams would be ‘like No. 700 in world’ on men’s circuit – ESPN

Monday, June 26, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Seven-time major champion John McEnroe, when asked, can confidently say Serena Williams has earned the designation as the greatest woman to play tennis. However, in an interview Sunday as part of the book tour promoting his new memoir “But Seriously,” McEnroe qualified her greatness by telling NPR that if Serena played on the men’s circuit she’d be “like No. 700 in the…

Senate Republicans face key week as more lawmakers waver in support for health-care bill – Washington Post

Monday, June 26, 2017

Senate Republicans are facing down an increasingly daunting challenge to secure the votes necessary to pass legislation to dramatically change President Barack Obama’s signature health-care law, and several senators said they would like more time to debate and tweak the plan as GOP leaders push for a vote this week. At least five Republicans have already come out against their party’s bill — which can only afford to lose two…

How I tried to get Microsoft to turn me away from MacBooks – CNET

Sunday, June 25, 2017

 Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. I wanted to be sold. I really did. Sarah Tew/CNET I’m vulnerable. I look at my MacBook Air and think it a little dowdy.  It works just fine, but there are those times when you want to believe there’s something better out there.  So when I heard that Microsoft had released its Surface Laptop, I…

HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) Vs. MacBook Pro 15 (2017): Two ‘Best … – Forbes

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Credit: Hewlett-Packard HP Spectre x360 starts at only $1,180, offering good bang-for-the-buck. The updated 15.4-inch MacBook Pro (2017) and the 15.6-inch HP Spectre x360 (2017) both offer compelling arguments for the big-screen laptop. Which is best for you? Read on. I use both laptops* interchangeably** and can easily recommend both — but for very different reasons. HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) vs. MacBook Pro 15 (2017): great HP consumer design vs….

Senate Leaders Try to Appease Members as Support for Health Bill Slips – New York Times

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The bill was drafted in secret by the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, who unveiled it on Thursday. Mr. McConnell wants a vote this week, before lawmakers take a break for the Fourth of July holiday. Advertisement Continue reading the main story But the bill’s supporters were battling a dire internal threat: reluctant Republicans. Senator Ron Johnson, Republican of Wisconsin, said Sunday that “there’s no way we should…

John McEnroe wants today’s players to get mad – ESPN

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment NEW YORK — John McEnroe wants more anger in tennis. Not the kind of racket-smashing, profanity-flying tantrums he threw as a player, when he could go from the sport’s best player to its baddest boy in the same service game. He wants to see players get fed up that they can’t break through against Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, that they remain…

Video shows a teen falling off a Six Flags ride — and a crowd gathering to catch her – Washington Post

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Girl falling from ride at 6 Flags Great Escape and they have NO means to rescue them. Thanks to the guys who banded together to catch her and the guy who climbed the tree to move the branches out of the way. Posted by Loren Lent on Saturday, June 24, 2017 A teenage girl escaped serious injury Saturday evening after falling 25 feet from an amusement park ride in Upstate…

White House blames Obama for failing to stop Russia collusion – Washington Post

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, pictured last week, said Sunday that the Obama administration was “responsible” for the failure to stop Russian meddling in the 2016 election. (Alex Brandon/AP) The White House blamed the Obama administration Sunday for failing to tackle possible Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election, sticking with a new strategy to fault President Trump’s predecessor for an issue currently facing the president himself as part…

The Latest: Coroner apologizes for misidentifying body – Miami Herald

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The Latest on a mix-up by a Southern California’s coroner’s officer that led a family to bury a man wrongly identified as their son (all times local): 7:00 p.m. An official is apologizing to a family who buried an unidentified man that was wrongly identified by the coroner’s office as their son. Sheriff’s Lt. Lane Lagaret, a spokesman for the coroner’s office, says in a statement Saturday that the department…

HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) Vs. MacBook Pro 15 (2017): Two ‘Best’ Big-Screen Laptops (Review) – Forbes

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Credit: Hewlett-Packard HP Spectre x360 starts at only $1,180, offering good bang-for-the-buck. The updated 15.4-inch MacBook Pro (2017) and the 15.6-inch HP Spectre x360 (2017) both offer compelling arguments for the big-screen laptop. Which is best for you? Read on. I use both laptops* interchangeably** and can easily recommend both — but for very different reasons. HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) vs. MacBook Pro 15 (2017): great HP consumer design vs….

Schools Let Students Take Laptops Home In Hopes Of Curbing ‘Summer Slide’ – NPR

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Eighth graders Cristian Munoz (left) and Clifton Steward work on their Chromebooks during a language arts class at French Middle School in Topeka, Kan. Both students were eligible to bring the devices home this summer. Scott Ritter/Courtesy of French Middle School hide caption toggle caption Scott Ritter/Courtesy of French Middle School Eighth graders Cristian Munoz (left) and Clifton Steward work on their Chromebooks during a language arts class at French…

It’s now easier to get Purism’s security-focused laptops – Engadget

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The company says it works with hardware manufacturers to make sure its components can’t be used to infiltrate your system. For instance, its laptops have a kill switch that turns off their mic and camera, so you can make sure nobody’s spying on you through your webcam, which unfortunately can happen to anyone. Another kill switch disables their WiFi and Bluetooth in an instant to prevent unauthorized connection to your…

I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Sunday, June 25, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…

Help Me Laptop! Find a Nvidia 1070 GPU Gaming Notebook for Under $1500 – Laptop Mag

Sunday, June 25, 2017

For better or worse, gaming laptops can put a hurt on your wallet. Often, that means those of us constrained to a budget have to make some trade-offs to get a system that satisfies both our budgets and our games. Forum member, Oliver_66 is in just such a predicament. They’re currently on the hunt for a 15- or 17-inch gaming laptop with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 GPU for…

VC Justin Caldbeck raised funding in email to accuser ahead of scandal breaking – TechCrunch

Sunday, June 25, 2017

TechCrunch has reviewed an email allegedly sent by VC Justin Caldbeck, of Binary Capital, to one of the female founders who have accused him of inappropriate behavior — which suggests he tried to use his influence as an investor to encourage the woman to drop the allegations against him. The email, dated June 8 of this year, was published earlier by Pando, and was sent to Evertoon founder Niniane Wang, who…

Parliament cyber-attack hits fewer than 90 email accounts – The Guardian

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Fewer than 90 email accounts belonging to peers and MPs are believed to have been hacked by an orchestrated cyber-attack, a parliamentary spokesman said on Sunday. The Houses of Parliament were targeted by hackers on Friday in an attack that sought to gain access to accounts protected by weak passwords. MPs said they were unable to access their emails after the attack began and cited blackmail as a possible motive….

How to delete yourself from the internet – Fox News

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. It seems like every week we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime … about reputable services falling victim to anonymous hackers … about ransomware holding random computer users’ files hostage. And then there are those websites that track your every move, targeting you with personalized advertisements. If you’ve considered the unthinkable — removing yourself from the internet — well, there’s bad…