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Help Me, LAPTOP: Should I Buy a New Laptop or a New Battery? – Laptop Mag

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Many people keep their laptops for four, five or even more years and still find them powerful and functional enough for everyday use. But what happens when your old laptop can’t stay unplugged for very long? Unlike computer chips, LCD screens and hard drives, lithium-ion batteries — the kind in all laptops — have a very limited life span. Over the course of a couple of years, batteries start to…

ScreenDrive: Volvo’s take on the touchscreen actually makes sense – The Verge

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Cars have become expensive rolling gadgets, full of screens, speakers, and sensors — but are they actually good gadgets? In our new series, ScreenDrive, we’ll review cars just like any other device, starting with the basics of what they’re like to use. If you know anything about Volvo, you know this: it makes safe cars. The company has spent decades working on that goal and making sure you know about…

Religious Leader, Digital Economy Advisers Sever Ties With Trump – Voice of America

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

The head of New York City’s largest evangelical church has resigned from President Donald Trump’s unofficial panel of evangelical advisers, one of the latest resignations in a string of high-profile withdrawals from advisory boards serving the president. A.R. Bernard, head of the 37,000-member Christian Cultural Center, announced this week he submitted a formal letter to Trump on Tuesday announcing his withdrawal. Tuesday was the day Trump gave a press conference…

The iPad Pro is about to start really competing with laptop computers – Business Insider

Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Apple released several videos on Friday focusing on upcoming software that will arrive in the coming months. Six new, slickly-produced videos feature new things that Apple’s iPad Pro models can do with iOS 11, which is still in beta. Apple doesn’t usually make advertisements for beta software, suggesting that a big Apple launch is right around the corner.  That’s because when Apple launched new iPad Pro models June, many…

Do Laptops Help Learning? A Look At The Only Statewide School … – NPR

Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017

It was the year 2000 and Maine’s governor at the time, Angus King, was excited about the Internet. The World Wide Web was still relatively young but King wanted every student in the state to have access to it. “Go into history class and the teacher says, ‘Open your computer. We’re going to go to rome.com and we’re going to watch an archaeologist explore the Catacombs this morning in real…

Wave of resignations hits Commerce Department’s board of ‘digital … – Politico

Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017

A Comcast spokesperson declined to comment on David L. Cohen’s motivations for departing a digital-economy advisory board this week. Cohen is Comcast’s senior vice president and chief diversity officer. | AP Photo The departures amplify the increasing rift between private sector advisers and the Trump White House. By NANCY SCOLA 08/18/2017 03:21 PM EDT Updated 08/18/2017 06:20 PM EDT 2017-08-18T06:20-0400 More business executives are departing en masse from Trump administration…

ScreenDrive: Volvo’s take on the touchscreen actually makes sense – The Verge

Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017

Cars have become expensive rolling gadgets, full of screens, speakers, and sensors — but are they actually good gadgets? In our new series, ScreenDrive, we’ll review cars just like any other device, starting with the basics of what they’re like to use. If you know anything about Volvo, you know this: it makes safe cars. The company has spent decades working on that goal and making sure you know about…

Do Laptops Help Learning? A Look At The Only Statewide School Laptop Program – NPR

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

It was the year 2000 and Maine’s governor at the time, Angus King, was excited about the Internet. The World Wide Web was still relatively young but King wanted every student in the state to have access to it. “Go into history class and the teacher says, ‘Open your computer. We’re going to go to rome.com and we’re going to watch an archaeologist explore the Catacombs this morning in real…

Six Hidden Downsides Of Being A Digital Nomad – Forbes

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

Shutterstock The digital nomad lifestyle seen on social media can be captivating, especially if you’re stuck in a 9-to-5, sitting in a cubicle under fluorescent lights in a work environment you don’t like. After all, who doesn’t want to work from exotic, sunny locations, or meet new, fascinating people from all over the world, assert their independence, and find better work-life balance? As someone who’s been nomadic since 2014, lived…

ScreenDrive: Volvo’s take on the touchscreen actually makes sense – The Verge

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

Cars have become expensive rolling gadgets, full of screens, speakers, and sensors — but are they actually good gadgets? In our new series, ScreenDrive, we’ll review cars just like any other device, starting with the basics of what they’re like to use. If you know anything about Volvo, you know this: it makes safe cars. The company has spent decades working on that goal and making sure you know about…

What to do when your laptop’s touchpad stops working – PCWorld

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

When your laptop’s touchpad stops responding to your fingers, you’ve got a problem. Have you ever tried to use a Windows PC without a mouse, touchpad, or other pointing device? It’s all but impossible.  If the problem just started, reboot your computer and see if that fixes it. (Yes, I know that’s painfully obvious, but we all sometimes overlook the obvious.) If that doesn’t work, try these solutions. First, make sure…

Members of Trump’s “digital economy” advisory board are quitting – VICE News

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

Members of a Department of Commerce committee called the Digital Economy Board of Advisors have turned in their resignations after President Trump’s defense of white supremacists in Charlottesville. Zoë Baird, a founding co-chair of the board and the president and CEO of the Markle Foundation, confirmed that she had submitted her resignation on Thursday in a phone call with VICE News, and that other members had as well. The president said…

ScreenDrive: Volvo’s take on the touchscreen actually makes sense – The Verge

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

Cars have become expensive rolling gadgets, full of screens, speakers, and sensors — but are they actually good gadgets? In our new series, ScreenDrive, we’ll review cars just like any other device, starting with the basics of what they’re like to use. If you know anything about Volvo, you know this: it makes safe cars. The company has spent decades working on that goal and making sure you know about…

What to do when your laptop’s touchpad stops working – PCWorld

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

When your laptop’s touchpad stops responding to your fingers, you’ve got a problem. Have you ever tried to use a Windows PC without a mouse, touchpad, or other pointing device? It’s all but impossible.  If the problem just started, reboot your computer and see if that fixes it. (Yes, I know that’s painfully obvious, but we all sometimes overlook the obvious.) If that doesn’t work, try these solutions. First, make sure…

US digital rights group slams tech firms for barring neo-Nazis – Reuters

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A digital rights group based in San Francisco on Thursday criticized several internet companies for removing neo-Nazi groups from servers and services, saying the actions were “dangerous” and threatened free expression online. GoDaddy Inc (GDDY.N), Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O), security firm Cloudflare and other technology companies moved this week to block hate groups after weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, where white nationalists had gathered to protest removal…

ScreenDrive: Volvo’s take on the touchscreen actually makes sense – The Verge

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

Cars have become expensive rolling gadgets, full of screens, speakers, and sensors — but are they actually good gadgets? In our new series, ScreenDrive, we’ll review cars just like any other device, starting with the basics of what they’re like to use. If you know anything about Volvo, you know this: it makes safe cars. The company has spent decades working on that goal and making sure you know about…

Bitcoin bond launch brings digital currency step closer to ‘high finance’ – CNBC

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

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Editor with digital background to head Time’s Health magazine – New York Post

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

Time Inc. installed Lori Leibovich, an editor with a deep digital background, to oversee Health magazine and steer a new digital health vertical the company is unveiling. She replaces Editor-in-Chief Clare McHugh, who also carried the corporate title of editorial operations & finance director. McHugh will now be senior director of edit operations and a contributing editor. Asked if the new job was a demotion, McHugh said, “The technical term…

ScreenDrive: Volvo’s take on the touchscreen actually makes sense – The Verge

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

Cars have become expensive rolling gadgets, full of screens, speakers, and sensors — but are they actually good gadgets? In our new series, ScreenDrive, we’ll review cars just like any other device, starting with the basics of what they’re like to use. If you know anything about Volvo, you know this: it makes safe cars. The company has spent decades working on that goal and making sure you know about…

Bitcoin bond launch brings digital currency step closer to ‘world of high finance’ – CNBC

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

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