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Frein Trial: Laptop searches analyzed – Scranton Times-Tribune

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Article Tools     Eric Frein MILFORD — Jurors on Monday met Eric Matthew Frein, the self-styled revolutionary. Prosecutors introduced a letter state police say Frein wrote to his parents and stored on a thumb drive found at the abandoned airport where he was captured. Monday, the ninth day of trial, was the first time the letter had been introduced in full. In the letter,…

The $1 million upside for an RNC digital guru – Politico

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Republican Party’s top digital strategist in 2016 got a nearly $1 million payout from a firm he co-founded that collected online contributions to the party and its nominee, Donald Trump — despite earlier claims that the strategist had severed his ties to the company. Gerrit Lansing’s joint roles, while legal, have raised questions of cronyism and profit-making at the Republican National Committee — and now sparked an internal review…

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

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 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…

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

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 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…

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

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 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…

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

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 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…

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…

Origin’s first budget gaming laptop costs less than a grand – 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];…

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,…

Origin’s first budget gaming laptop costs less than a grand – 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 – 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];…

5 steps for settling your digital affairs – CNET – CNET

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

Estate planning now includes assets you have online. Getty Images Preparing for your own death probably isn’t on your Top 10 list of free time activities. But if you don’t handle the chore, you’re passing the buck to family and friends. Everyone, regardless of their online presence, has to handle some tasks to ensure their affairs are mopped up properly. You’ve got to prepare a net worth statement, designate power…

Can digital spring cleaning prevent identity theft? – CT Post

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

Caption Close Turns out, spring cleaning isn’t just for closets and attics. According to the Connecticut Better Business Bureau, doing a little digital spring cleaning can keep you personal information from getting stolen by hackers. Sometimes, people can unknowingly download free software or gone on a site that slips a virus into their computer. This can allow hackers to steal contacts, learn all of logins and passwords and discover the…

How going digital improves your bottom line – Inman.com

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

ERA Evergreen broker/owner Michael Gonzalez was walking through an Inman Connect conference in 2011 when a bold thought popped into his head: throwing all his office’s paper in the trash. “That was about six years ago, and we’ve never looked back or regretted it,” he said, naming printing, scanning, storage and buying paper as just a few of the costs his brokerage had to deal with. “We were completely overrun…

New Surface Laptop From Microsoft Could Challenge Google – Forbes

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

What will Microsoft be pushing at its recently announced big spring event on May 2nd? These events allow CEO Satya Nadella and his team to talk strategy, but it also offers an opportunity to announce new hardware. One option this year might be a revision of the popular Surface Pro hybrid of tablet and ultraportable. With Intel’s new Kaby Lake processors available and no hardware updates to the Pro line…

Gadget Lust: Shiny New Golf Toys for the New Season – Newsweek – Newsweek

Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2017

Spring having yet again sprung means lacing up the golf shoes, doing a few perfunctory knee-bends and heading to the local course with one’s weapons of grass destruction. I am an unabashed golf gear junkie, with a dusty bin of disused wedges and putters in the garage alongside the Ortho bug killer and boxes of books I fully intend to never read someday. As our eloquent Golfer in Chief says:…

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