Enhanced Screening to Replace Laptop Ban

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Wednesday announced plans to require airlines and foreign airports to bolster their screening of passengers’ laptops and other large electronics. The move could result in additional screening time for hundreds of thousands of passengers who arrive in the US from foreign countries every day, Reuters reported. If airports and airlines adopt the new screening procedures, however, their passengers will not be subject to the ban on electronic devices that currently exists for

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HP EliteBook x360 1030 G2

REVIEW Comments SPECS COMPARE View Gallery View All 10 Photos in Gallery Starting Configuration Price $1269.00 Pros Long battery life. Intel Core i7 power. Compact, convertible form factor. Premium construction and design. USB-C with Thunderbolt 3 port and USB 3.0 ports. Windows Hello works with fingerprint reader and IR webcam. Cons 512GB SSD and 16GB of RAM make it somewhat pricey. Lacks on-board storage for Active Pen. Bottom Line Despite its flashy exterior, the HP EliteBook x360 2-in-1 laptop is

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Asus F556UA-AB32

REVIEW Comments SPECS COMPARE MSRP $364.99 Pros Good value and performance for the price. 1080p display. Generous port selection. Spacious 1TB hard drive. Cons Modest 4GB of RAM. Non-touch screen. Mediocre battery life. Bottom Line The Asus F556UA-AB32 is a capable 15-inch desktop-replacement laptop that offers respectable features and performance for its under-$400 price. The Asus F556UA-AB32 ($364.99) is a budget 15-inch desktop-replacement laptop with a good feature set and above-average performance for its price. It packs a 1080p display,

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Dell Latitude 14 7000 (7480)

REVIEW Comments SPECS COMPARE View Gallery View All 7 Photos in Gallery Starting Configuration Price $1029.00 Pros Powerful processor. USB-C with Thunderbolt 3. IR and fingerprint login. Cons Pricey. Soft speakers. Bottom Line The Dell Latitude 14 7000 (7480) is a top-notch business laptop when configured with top-of-the-line components, though it is a bit more expensive than rivals when so equipped. The Dell Latitude 14 7000 (7480) starts at a very reasonable $1,029, but its price balloons to $1,849 when

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TSA: 70 Laptops Left at NJ Airport in 2 Months

Air travel is stressful, and in the heat of the moment—as surly staff and hurried passengers bear down on you—it’s easy to misplace personal items. Maybe you left a belt in the tray or forgot to pick up your toiletries bag. Or, if you’re one of the thousands traveling through Newark Liberty International Airport since October, perhaps you’ve abandoned your laptop at security. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein recently tweeted a photo of “about 70” computers left at

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Asus Launches AsusPro and ZenBook 3 Deluxe: Light Laptops With Big Screens

Five years ago, a four-pound, 14-inch laptop was considered super light. These days, however, that’s practically a boat anchor compared with the new AsusPro and ZenBook 3 Deluxe laptops, both of which weigh less than 2.5 pounds. Neither scrimps on power or specs, yet both are lighter and thinner than previous generations of ultraportable laptops with 13-inch screens. The AsusPro B9440 is built for business, with optional Intel vPro and an all-metal magnesium alloy chassis that’s made to withstand day-to-day

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Google Wants to Help Style Your Outfit

Been eyeing a cute blush pink purse from Zara, but have no clue what you’d actually wear it with? You could always consult Pinterest for styling ideas, but now there’s another option: Google. The Web giant on Thursday introduced a new feature called “style ideas” that aims to deliver sartorial inspiration inside Image Search. The feature is available in the Google app for Android and on the mobile web. Now, as you’re browsing fashion product images, Image Search will “surface

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Hedgren Boarding S Carry-On

REVIEW Comments SPECS COMPARE MSRP $129.00 Pros Dual-pocket design makes it easy to slip out your laptop. Two different locking options, both good. Spacious for its size. Super easy to roll around. Cons Not waterproof or particularly rugged. There are roomier carry-ons if you don’t need the laptop pocket. Bottom Line The Hedgren Boarding S is an attractive, easy-to-roll carry-on bag that will appeal to people looking for a dedicated laptop pocket. The Hedgren Boarding S spinner bag ($129) is

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Save 20 Percent on Dell Inspiron 11 3000 2-in-1 Laptop

Today, Dell is selling the 11.6-inch Inspiron 11 3000 2-in-1 ultra-portable laptop for just $359.99. Use coupon code “xoxo10” during checkout, and you’ll save $90 off the retail price. Get this deal On the inside, this configuration features a seventh-generation dual-core 1GHz Intel Core m3-7Y30 CPU, integrated Intel HD Graphics 615, a 500GB 5400RPM hard drive, 4GB of RAM, Bluetooth 4.0, and 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi support. And the 11.6-inch display? It benefits from an HD resolution of 1,366 by 768, LED

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Save 10 Percent on 15.6-Inch Quad-Core Dell XPS 15 Laptop

In the market for a powerful 15.6-inch laptop? Dell is currently selling the XPS 15 for just $1,259.99. Simply apply the coupon code “XOXO10” in your shopping cart, and you’ll immediately save $140 off the list price. Get this deal Internally, this configuration has a seventh-generation quad-core 2.8GHz Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU, a discrete Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card (with 4GB of memory), 8GB of RAM, a 256GB solid state drive, Bluetooth 4.1, and 802.11b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi support. The 15.6-inch

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