Mobile, Laptop & Other Gadgets

Disney Digital Network Touts Synergies in New Structure | Variety – Variety

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Months after announcing that its Maker Studios division would no longer operate independently, Walt Disney Co. is putting those assets to good use inside its newly blended digital network. Andrew Sugerman, executive VP of publishing and digital media for Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, touted the synergies already at work in a Q&A on Friday at Vidcon in Anaheim, not far from the conglomerate’s theme park. Disney revealed in…

I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…

Easiest Path to Riches on the Web? An Initial Coin Offering – New York Times

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Since the beginning of the year, 65 projects have raised $522 million in these offerings, according to Smith & Crown, a research firm focused on the new industry. Advertisement Continue reading the main story It is a frothy, sprawling and completely unregulated way of funding start-ups, leaving even veteran technology watchers scratching their heads. “It’s kind of like when you are a little kid and you know you are getting…

New Apple store that resembles a laptop wouldn’t be the first building to hawk a product – Chicago Tribune

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Inspired by a report that an Apple logo appeared atop the company’s under-construction North Michigan Avenue store, making it resemble a giant laptop, I did what any digital-age architecture critic would do: I sent out a crowd-sourcing tweet asking for other examples of this irresistible phenomenon: small product becomes big building. On Twitter, they came pouring in. •The Capitol Records building in Los Angeles— “looks like an old fashioned turntable…

Jimmie Johnson’s crew chief has laptop stolen with key notes for Sunday’s NASCAR race – SB Nation

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Seven-time championship-winning crew chief Chad Knaus had his laptop, which contained all his notes for this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series race, stolen from his rental car Wednesday night, according to The Associated Press. Knaus and his wife flew into San Francisco Wednesday night, then drove their rental car to Fisherman’s Wharf to have dinner. When the couple returned to the car after dinner, the right-side rear passenger window was smashed…

I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…