Posts Tagged ‘laptops’

 –Acting on fears that terrorists can build bombs into laptops, DHS has decided to expand the ban it imposed on Middle Eastern flights. Computers will now be checked as baggage. | 10 May 2017 | The Department of Homeland Security plans to ban laptops in the cabins of all flights from Europe to the United States, European security officials told The Daily Beast.

U.S. to ban laptops in all cabins of flights from Europe, officials say


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Laptop owners upgrading their Windows XP and Windows Vista machines to Windows 7 are complaining that Microsoft’s new OS has severely reduced their available battery life.

One user tells The Reg that after upgrading his circa 2007 HP notebook from Vista to Windows 7, the machine’s battery life dropped from two hours to a half hour, and countless others are voicing similar complaints on Microsoft’s TechNet forums.

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Call it the Netbook halo effect: small and cheap is infectious. A quick peek at the lineups of new laptops slated for an October 22 roll-out from Hewlett-Packard and Toshiba make it clear that the prices of mainstream and higher-end laptops are diving, even as the technology gets better.

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