Laptop ban on flights: What about the parents? – BBC News

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Parents will not be happy about the ban on laptops and tablets When the laptop ban on some flights to the US and UK was announced, there was an audible groan from business people across the world who use those precious hours to keep on top of work. But there was another group who took an even deeper intake of breath: parents. “@realDonaldTrump this…

The Laptop Ban and What It Means for Air Travel: QuickTake Q&A – Bloomberg

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Middle East airports and passengers are grappling with new U.S. and British rules barring laptops and other electronic gadgets in carry-on luggage. Both governments today prohibited large electronic devices in the cabins of flights headed to their countries. In announcing the rules, officials cited security reasons but didn’t supply many specifics. 1. Is this type of ban unusual? Yes. And some security analysts find it baffling. The stated purpose of…

New MacBook 2017 latest rumours – release date, UK price, features & specs: No new MacBooks in March update … – Macworld UK

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

When will the new 12-inch MacBook for 2017 be released? What can I expect from the next 12-inch MacBook in terms of tech specs? How much will the 2017 12-inch MacBook cost? Will the 12-inch MacBook replace the MacBook Air range? (Click here to read the latest version of this article.) Apple released the 2016 variant of the 12in MacBook back in April 2016, and almost a year on, we’re looking…

Laptop ban begins today in cabins of nine airlines flying non-stop to US from Mideast and Africa – USA TODAY

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

This photo released by the Egyptian prime minister’s office shows the tail of a Russian Metrojet plane that crashed in Hassana, Egypt , killing 224 people aboard on Oct. 31, 2015, after an apparent bombing.(Photo: Suliman el-Oteify, AP) WASHINGTON — The U.S. government began notifying nine foreign airlines in the Middle East and Africa at 3 a.m. ET Tuesday that personal electronics larger than cellphones will be banned indefinitely in the…

Researchers Hacked A MacBook Pro And Hijacked Its Touch Bar – Forbes

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

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Is the MacBook Air Good for Students? – Laptop Mag

Posted: Saturday, March 18, 2017

The MacBook Air is definitely a laptop that’s long in the tooth. Apple hasn’t introduced a new model in two years, and it killed off the 11-inch Air in 2016. The company could phase out the  13-inch laptop in the not-too-distant future in favor of the thinner and more expensive 12-inch MacBook. However, as long as the MacBook Air remains available, it’s a worthwhile choice for high school and college students….