Mac

New MacBook Pro Leak Will Anger Everyone – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Apple’s annual developer conference kicks off next week, and we’re expecting updates to iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, alongside hints of Apple’s future direction in hot-topic areas such as health, augmented reality, and standalone digital assistants in speakers. But WWDC looks to have another surprise in store. The anticipation is mounting for Apple to update the various MacBook product lines as part of the conference, and that could upset the…

The Vaio Z Mercedes-Benz special edition laptop makes a car noise when it boots up – The Verge

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

“Vroom vroom” is a special sound only cars make, but now you can hear it every time your laptop boots up if you buy this new Mercedes-Benz special edition Vaio Z for the Japanese market. To make sure you grabbed the correct Vaio Z, the one that’s only for car lovers and makes car noises, there’s a picture of a car on the lid, a Mercedes logo on the trackpad,…

Laptop, Tablet Ban Ruled Out for Flights Leaving U.S. Airports – Bloomberg

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is not actively considering expanding a ban of laptops and other electronics from airline cabins to flights leaving the U.S. for other nations or on domestic legs, a spokesman said Wednesday. DHS has been in talks with European Commission officials about extending its prohibition on electronic devices larger than mobile phones from passenger areas on U.S.-bound flights from Europe despite objections from other nations….

With the MateBook X, Huawei finally has a MacBook to call its own – TechCrunch

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

When the MateBook launched last year, plenty of sites were quick to position it against Apple’s offerings. There were caveats, of course. Namely, the fact that the device was a touchscreen two-in-one. Now the company’s done messing around. Alongside the updated version of last year’s model, the company just said screw it and launched a device designed the compete with the MacBook straight on. The MateBook X drops the touchscreen…

Flying without your laptop? Don’t worry. It can be done – Chicago Tribune

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The list of air travel restrictions could get longer and more annoying as the Trump administration this week considers banning large electronic devices, including laptops and tablets, on board flights from Europe to the U.S. For flyers on United and American, the two biggest global carriers out of O’Hare International Airport, this probably will be seen as another unwelcome, meddlesome and onerous show of government authority over air travelers’ lives….