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TSA will ban flyers from 13 countries from bringing laptops, tablets onboard

New rule came down today via TSA email marked “confidential.” Enlarge / Flight attendants from Royal Jordanian attend a ceremony to induct two new Airbus jets in 2010. (credit: KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images) US authorities will no longe.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

How Microsoft embraced "messy’ creativity with Windows Ink

Windows Ink isn't Microsoft's first stab at bringing stylus support to PCs -- that would be Windows XP Tablet Edition -- but it is the company's most successful. It made stylus support a core part of Windows 10, and it's.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 37 min. ago

Help Me, Laptop! I Need a Good, Cheap Chromebook

Chromebooks — the laptops that run Google's minimalist Chrome OS instead of Windows 10 or macOS — carry a certain allure with their lower prices, automatic updates and simple interface. But all of........»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated News7 hr. 45 min. ago

Laptop Starting Prices Are a Joke. Don't Be the Punchline

When you're researching laptops ahead of your purchase, you'll see systems that are listed with a "starting price" or that cost "from" a certain amount. Shoppers need to be wary of these entry-level c........»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated News7 hr. 45 min. ago

Senators want to know if Apple fought back on China"s VPN ban

Apple CEO Tim Cook wasn't pleased about pulling VPN software from the company's App Store in China, but this July, it happened anyway. As a result, many users who once counted on such software to dodge the country's Great Fire.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News19 hr. 53 min. ago

Project Loon"s LTE balloons are floating over Puerto Rico

About a month after Hurricane Maria's devastating landfall on Puerto Rico, and a couple of weeks after the FCC gave clearance, Project Loon is bringing wireless internet to people on the island. Part of (Google parent company) Alphabet&.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News22 hr. 1 min. ago

Ford Bringing Seven 2018 Mustang Show Cars to SEMA

Ford always brings out a fleet of wild show cars to the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. For this year’s show, Ford Performance is displaying seven tricked-out 2018 Mustangs. Here’s a sneak peek at what FoMoCo is c.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Benchmarked: Dell XPS 13 with 8th Gen Core CPU is 60 Percent Faster Than Predecessor

Laptops with Intel's 8th Generation "Kaby Lake Refresh" processors are just staring to hit the market and the early returns are impressive. In our tests, the new Dell XPS 13 with an 8th-Gen Core i7-85........»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

FAA proposal seeks global airline ban on checked consumer gadgets

It’s no secret that lithium-ion batteries can be dangerous if they overheat, and now the FAA is warning that they pose a serious risk for airplanes if checked into baggage. Aircraft cargo sections are equipped with a system designed to put out.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Laptops Could Be Banned From Checked Bags on Planes Due To Fire Risk

Readers share a report: Laptops could be banned from checked baggage on planes due to a fire risk under a proposal being recommended by an international air safety panel. According to a report, an overheating laptop battery could cause a significant.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Country"s prevalence of visual impairment, blindness associated with level of socioeconomic develop

In an analysis of data for 190 countries and territories, those with higher levels of socioeconomic development had a lower prevalence of visual impairment and blindness, according to a study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

FAA proposes ban on large electronics in checked baggage

While most of us probably keep our laptops and other large electronics in our carry-on bags, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) still wants to avoid the risk associated with exploding lithium-ion batteries in the cargo hold of passeng.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

The Anova Accessories store is a one-stop shop for aspiring chefs

Anova is bringing all of the best culinary tools together in a single place so that you can equip your kitchen with the accessories you need to throw the perfect dinner party with the launch of the Accessories store. The post The Anova Accessories st.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017
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Web giants to remove extremist content quickly

Tech companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter will work with G7 countries to block the spread of extremist content online......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Apple brought back Braun design, but Google is bringing back Olivetti

1960s/70s Italian industrial design was led by Olivetti, featuring products with "touches of joy that enliven everyday tasks" featuring bright color and playful forms, very different from the Braun look of minimalist, "Snow White" gadgets that are t.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Leonardo Moves Closer To Bringing AW609 To Market

Italy's Leonardo has moved another step toward bringing its AW609 tiltrotor to market with the certification of the aircraft's Pratt & Whitney Canada powerplant. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Boeing Acquires Aurora Flight Sciences In Surprise Purchase

Boeing is acquiring Aurora Flight Sciences and bringing in-house one of the most diverse and innovative portfolios of research programs in aerospace. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

U.S.: Laptops in Checked Bags Pose Fire, Explosion Risk

The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a paper filed recentl.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Turns out the government"s airplane laptop ban was actually a huge fire risk

Remember that time the United States government forced a bunch of passengers flying from overseas to put their laptops in checked luggage? Turns out placing those devices in your checked luggage could pose a huge fire and explosion risk on airplanes......»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Dress up your kitchen with these new accessories from Anova

Anova is bringing all of the best culinary tools together in a single place so that you can equip your kitchen with the accessories you need to throw the perfect dinner party with the launch of the Accessories store. The post Dress up your kitchen wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017