Mobile, Laptop & Other Gadgets

Police: Slain Officer Was Seeking Stolen Laptop – ABC News

Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014

A veteran San Francisco Bay Area transit police sergeant who was fatally shot by another officer during a search knew the dangers of the profession and once remarked that it was fortunate that no agency officers had been killed on the job, colleagues said Wednesday. Bay Area Rapid Transit police Sgt. Tom Smith was also described as a respected, sincere, passionate and sometimes opinionated person who always looked out for…

Klobuchar proposes cell phone ‘kill switch’ – KARE

Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014

Sen. Klobuchar is proposing federal ‘kill switch’ legislation to combat the growing problem of cell phone theft. KARE

Good earnings news all round for Western Digital, SanDisk, Polycom, F5 – ZDNet

Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014

(Image via CNET) It’s been a busy Wednesday afternoon for digging into the deep, dark depths of Silicon Valley finances. After the markets closed, Western Digital, SanDisk, Polycom, and F5 released their latest respective quarterly earnings. Read this Netflix flies past Q4 targets; ends 2013 with over 44 million members Read more Here’s what you need to know. Western Digital reported fiscal second-quarter net income…

Privacy dominates digital future discussion in Davos – CBS News

Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014

This post was written by┬áHannah Fraser-Chanpong DAVOS, Switzerland – Internet users will never have total privacy, a group of chief executives of communication and Internet companies said Wednesday. “I don’t think we as a society want 100 percent privacy,” said AT&T chairman and chief executive officer Randall Stephenson, speaking on a panel at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. “But I think the debate is right.”…

1. Fantastic IPS screen with FullHD resolution – Times of India

Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014

NEW DELHI: Finding a good laptop is not easy. There are too many variables. Hardware has to be good. And when we talk of hardware, there are processors, RAM, screen, hard disk, keyboard and tens of other components. Even if one or two of them are not right, the experience tends to be poor. Then, there is software, especially the applications that are bundled with a laptop. Right applications make…

Klobuchar proposes cell phone ‘kill switch’ – KARE

Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Sen. Klobuchar is proposing federal ‘kill switch’ legislation to combat the growing problem of cell phone theft. KARE