Laptop News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

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

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

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…

Drunk user blow-dried laptop after dog lifted its leg over the keyboard – The Register

Friday, April 21, 2017

On-Call Welcome again to On-Call, our Friday re-telling of readers unforgettable on-the-job experiences. This week, meet “Jim” who once had a manager show up in the IT department and ask for a discreet chat in the colleague’s office. When Jim arrived the manager “pushed his laptop bag towards me, whilst giving the bag the kind of look reserved for unexploded bombs.” Jim quickly recognised there was a story behind this…

Are £1000 gaming laptops any good? Our video guide reveals all – TrustedReviews

Friday, April 21, 2017

The latest breed of mid-range gaming laptops look very attractive, but are they actually good value for money? Computing Editor Michael Passingham joins Tom Honeyands to reveal the pros and cons of £1000 gaming laptops in this video guide. Gaming laptops got a massive boost in 2016, when Nvidia announced that its laptop graphics chips would be specified identically to their desktop counterparts. For the first time, it’d be easy…

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

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…

Apple’s Mac Pro gets crushed on features by new HP Zbook laptops – PCWorld

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…

Leander man accused of having child porn in laptop – Austin American-Statesman

Friday, April 21, 2017

Joshua Wulff, 26, was charged with four counts of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

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

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Spore 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. Advertisement Spore’s publisher, EA, cursed…

The 5 best Linux laptops of 2017 – TechRadar

Thursday, April 20, 2017

There was a time when Linux was seen as an outcast operating system, and indeed one that was labelled as a ‘cancer’ by Microsoft’s former CEO Steve Ballmer. Times have now changed as the 25-year-old operating system has made some serious inroads in the server market, then in the cloud – not forgetting that it underpins the most popular ecosystem out there: Android. Because none of the main notebook vendors…

Emirates President Insists Laptop Ban Will Not Crater Its US Strategy – Skift

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Emirates remains committed to the U.S. market despite plans to slash 20 percent of its flights in the wake of tougher security and visa measures put in place under the Trump administration, the airline’s president said Thursday. In his first interview since announcing the cutbacks, Tim Clark told The Associated Press that the Mideast’s biggest carrier has no intention of pulling out of the 12 cities it currently flies to….

Windows 10’s newest feature will boost your laptop’s battery life – BGR

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Microsoft just released a major Windows 10 update, but the company is still hard at work on even more upgrades. One of the new features that’s currently in the works concerns improving battery life, and Windows Insiders who have installed the latest Windows 10 preview build (16176) can already toy with it. Microsoft plans to improve your laptop’s battery life by throttling background apps. Windows 10 will determine which apps you’re currently…

Windows 10’s newest feature will boost your laptop’s battery life – BGR

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Microsoft just released a major Windows 10 update, but the company is still hard at work on even more upgrades. One of the new features that’s currently in the works concerns improving battery life, and Windows Insiders who have installed the latest Windows 10 preview build (16176) can already toy with it. Microsoft plans to improve your laptop’s battery life by throttling background apps. Windows 10 will determine which apps you’re currently…

Finding the Upside to the Airline Laptop Ban – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Thursday, April 20, 2017

I DON’T WANT to write this. Not here. Not now. Here is in seat 2K, a business-class spot, wide and supportive, the sort I rarely get to enjoy. It’s by the window, looking down on Lake Erie’s greenish-blue calm 28,000 feet below, as this Air Canada Boeing 767 plies its leisurely path from Toronto (where I live) to Orlando (where I’m speaking at a conference). Now is during this flight,…