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FAA expected to allow tablet and laptop use during take-off & landing this year

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The FAA’s investigation into whether airline passengers can be allowed to use tablets, ebook readers and laptops throughout a flight is apparently looking hopeful, as The New York Times cites an insider saying approval was likely to be granted this year. According to people who work with an industry working group...
FAA expected to allow tablet and laptop use during take-off & landing this year

REVIEW: Microsoft's New Tablet, The Surface Pro (MSFT)

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Microsoft isn't finished improving the Surface tablet. This week, the company will release an advanced version of its first tablet called the Surface Pro that's essentially a full-fledged Windows 8 computer crammed into a tablet form factor.  There's an important distinction to be made here: The Surface Pro isn't an iPad...
REVIEW: Microsoft's New Tablet, The Surface Pro (MSFT)

Google's Apps, Chromebooks Central To Malaysia's Educational Improvements

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Schools across Malaysia will be getting Google Chromebooks to help with their digital education. In a blog post, Google explains that schools across Malaysia will be getting Google Chromebooks to help with their digital education, and that some 10 million school kids in both primary and secondary education will...
Google's Apps, Chromebooks Central To Malaysia's Educational Improvements

NVIDIA outs new mobile GPU line, boasts 'every leading notebook manufacturer' support

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In NVIDIA's ongoing efforts to monopolize the technical-sounding graphics card market, the California-based components manufacturer today announced a new mobile line of GPUs aimed at notebook computing. That's five new GPUs in total, with the GeForce GT 720M and 735M making up the "mainstream" segment, while the GT 740M,...
NVIDIA outs new mobile GPU line, boasts 'every leading notebook manufacturer' support

Microsoft really wants students to use Office 365, offers 6 months free & 20GB SkyDrive storage

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale Microsoft has launched a new campaign to hook students on Office 365 University by offering up six months of the service and an extra 20GB of SkyDrive cloud storage for free....
Microsoft really wants students to use Office 365, offers 6 months free & 20GB SkyDrive storage

Top 10 tech upgrades to make your small business run faster

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If you run a small business, you know that things happen faster than they do in the corporate world. Thats all the more reason to make sure your technology is up to date and is able to keep up with you and your employees. If you're lucky enough to...
Top 10 tech upgrades to make your small business run faster

Does it still make sense to buy a laptop?

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Tablets weigh less, run longer, work faster, and often cost about the same as a portable PC. Has the time finally come to bid laptops adieu? [Read more]...
Does it still make sense to buy a laptop?

Intel to launch Celeron and Pentium chips based on Atom architecture

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In recent years, Intel's Celeron and Pentium processors have been cut-down versions of more advanced counterparts. For the chips' next updates, Intel is taking an opposite tack -- it's bringing low-end Atom architecture into the big leagues. The company is confident enough in the speed and flexibility of the...
Intel to launch Celeron and Pentium chips based on Atom architecture

Samsung to exhibit 13.3-inch notebook display with 3,200 x 1,800 resolution

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On top of yesterday's 4K announcement, Samsung has also given us a quick heads-up on one of the prototype displays it's planning to show off at this year's Display Week event. It's a highly gawp-worthy 3,200 x 1,800 ("WQXGA+") panel destined for 13-inch laptops that insist on taking things...
Samsung to exhibit 13.3-inch notebook display with 3,200 x 1,800 resolution

Laptop Guide: Timing the Market and The Machines

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[ See post to watch video ] Welcome to my spring laptop buyer’s guide. It should be an easy time for laptop buyers, now that we’re six months past the introduction of Microsoft’s redesigned Windows 8 operating system and laptop makers have had time to get into a new groove....
Laptop Guide: Timing the Market and The Machines

Tablet shipments to outpace laptops in 2013

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New tablet shipments will outnumber laptops for the first time in 2013, as touch display capabilities drive buying patterns rather than new operating systems like Windows 8 and Windows RT, research firm NPD DisplaySearch reported on Monday....
Tablet shipments to outpace laptops in 2013

NYPD now has Android smartphone arsenal to pull up records, identify perps

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Thanks to an NYPD pilot program, over 400 officers now have special Android smartphones that allow them to pull up suspect data on the spot, according to the New York Times. Patrol car-mounted laptops can be slow and cumbersome, while the call-disabled handsets (which look like Samsung's Rugby Smart...
NYPD now has Android smartphone arsenal to pull up records, identify perps

The Right Tool For The Job

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The mobile phone is today’s PC, but not necessarily in the way you think. Fifteen years ago, the PC was the central hub in one’s interactions with the wider world. This was largely because of the state of miniaturization; our electronics simply weren’t small or efficient enough to make mobile...
The Right Tool For The Job

Facebook targeted by hackers, says no user data compromised

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Facebook said Friday it had been the target of a sophisticated hacking attack but that it had no evidence any user data had been compromised. The attack comes two weeks after Twitter asked 250,000 of its users to reset their passwords after it too was hacked. In the same...
Facebook targeted by hackers, says no user data compromised

How to avoid buying 13 laptops in 15 minutes, then shipping them to a stranger in Sacramento

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Last week I bought 13 laptops from WalMart.com. All were pretty cheap, between $500 and $700, but 13 of them added up to a rather hefty $8,000 bill on my MasterCard. There were only two problems: I didn’t...
How to avoid buying 13 laptops in 15 minutes, then shipping them to a stranger in Sacramento

Slickdeals' best in tech for March 11th: 60-inch Panasoinic Viera HDTV and Brother HL-2240 laser printer

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around...
Slickdeals' best in tech for March 11th: 60-inch Panasoinic Viera HDTV and Brother HL-2240 laser printer

Microsoft Exec Explains Why The Surface Pro Tablet Has Terrible Battery Life (MSFT)

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In our review of Microsoft's new Surface Pro tablet, we mentioned the device's terrible battery life. In most cases, it only lasted about four hours on a charge.  That's pretty bad compared to most laptops the Surface Pro is competing with.  Microsoft's Panos Panay is doing a Q&A session on...
Microsoft Exec Explains Why The Surface Pro Tablet Has Terrible Battery Life (MSFT)

HP turns to design for reversal of PC fortunes

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Hewlett-Packard is barely holding on to the top spot in the laptop and desktop market, but hopes a renewed vigor regarding product design will help reverse the fortunes of its PC business.The company is standardizing the design and features in its laptops and tablets to help customers identify its...
HP turns to design for reversal of PC fortunes
FAA proposes rule to stop pilots from using phones, tablets, and laptops in the cockpit

As traditional PCs grow irrelevant, tablet shipments explode

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Last month, predictions about tablets overtaking laptops this year started to pop up, and the holiday quarter numbers show that tablets are gaining huge ground on PCs. As of the fourth quarter of 2012, tablets shipped well over half the total number of traditional PCs....
As traditional PCs grow irrelevant, tablet shipments explode

Acer upgrades its PCs with Haswell, new models include the Aspire V7 Ultrabook

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This is hardly the biggest Acer news of the week (that would be this, this and this), but it's worth a PSA nonetheless. Now that Intel's formally unveiled Haswell, Acer announced it'll be refreshing much of its PC lineup with those fourth-generation chips -- 23 notebooks and six desktops,...
Acer upgrades its PCs with Haswell, new models include the Aspire V7 Ultrabook

Daily Report: Hotels, Airports and Airlines Struggle With Demand for Wi-Fi

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More business travelers are streaming movies to their tablets and hosting meetings on their laptops, putting a strain on airlines and travel venues that try to keep up with the craving for bandwidth....
Daily Report: Hotels, Airports and Airlines Struggle With Demand for Wi-Fi
Shedding some realistic light on Imagination's real-time ray tracing card

Asus readies small, sub-$300 Windows slates for release

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Would you pay an extra $50 for a pint-sized tablet if it ran Windows 8 instead of Android? Asus thinks you might. The Taiwan-based electronics maker plans to release a smaller Windows 8 tablet later this year, Asus CEO Jerry Shen recently told The Wall Street Journal. Shen also...
Asus readies small, sub-$300 Windows slates for release

Google Introduces a Touchscreen Laptop

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Google's newest Chromebook, the Pixel, is priced to compete with expensive Apple and Microsoft laptops. Google made the touchscreen device, which requires users to live entirely in the cloud....
Google Introduces a Touchscreen Laptop

FCC proposal hopes to grow WiFi spectrum by 35 percent, reduce hotspot congestion

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Sick of overloaded public WiFi? So is the FCC. Back at CES FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said we were heading for a WiFi "traffic jam," and promised to work with Government agencies to score public networks a little extra spectrum. In an effort to make good on the pledge,...
FCC proposal hopes to grow WiFi spectrum by 35 percent, reduce hotspot congestion
How to set up public Wi-Fi at your business

ReadWrite Survey Results: What A Typical BYOD Program Really Looks Like

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BYOD - Bring Your Own Device - is one of the hottest trends in IT right now. The idea is to let employees use their own preferred smartphones, tablets and/or laptops, and have the company's technology department allow them to connect to company networks and applications, as well as make...
ReadWrite Survey Results: What A Typical BYOD Program Really Looks Like

iTwin Connect updated with Mac support, offers inter-OS personal VPNs

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Back in 2009, we might have been a little, well, acerbic in our reaction to the initial iTwin. Yet here we are in good ole 2013, and the plucky USB networking key is alive and well. In fact, it was CES when we saw its latest incarnation -- iTwin...
iTwin Connect updated with Mac support, offers inter-OS personal VPNs

Slickdeals' best in tech for May 13th: 60-inch Samsung HDTV and 11.6-inch ASUS TAICHI

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this roundup, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around long....
Slickdeals' best in tech for May 13th: 60-inch Samsung HDTV and 11.6-inch ASUS TAICHI
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