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Buying Your First iMac: Best Places To Shop & How To Get A Good Deal – Know Your Mobile

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Apple’s iMac line has been around for almost two decades now; the first launched inside the late 90s. But the consumer-grade Mac has changed a lot in that time. Gone is the CRT display and, later, the flower pedal design. Now the latest iMacs feature a flat all-in-one design: everything is built into it behind the screen. Though iMacs feature some of the largest displays of any device in Apple’s…

Michael Wolff: It’s James Murdoch’s Fox News Now – Hollywood Reporter

Thursday, April 20, 2017

With the ouster of Roger Ailes and now Bill O’Reilly, Rupert Murdoch’s son has overthrown his own network as he moves to reinvent the family company’s profit machine at great risk. After The New York Times wrote about the sexual harassment claims leveled at Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly and the settlements made by the company and O’Reilly himself, James Murdoch, according to 21st Century Fox sources, kept repeating with…

Super Bowl champion Patriots honored at White House – ABC News

Thursday, April 20, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots were honored Wednesday by President Donald Trump at the White House on a day when quarterback Tom Brady stayed behind for “personal family matters” and owner Robert Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick didn’t address questions about? the death of former player Aaron Hernandez. Eli comes out strong against allegations What will we learn about Cavs in Game 3? Schefter: Patriots…

US Jobless Claims Fall To 1970s Levels – Maybe This Is Good, Maybe Bad – Forbes

Thursday, April 20, 2017

We’ve a mixture of two sets of jobless numbers today which, taken together, can be read in either a positive or negative manner. It really depends upon the story that you want to tell over what is happening. The initial jobless claims number has bounced up a bit but by nothing that looks like anything other than statistical variation to 244,000. And the continuing claims number has dropped below 2…

North Korea: ‘Super-mighty pre-emptive strike’ will reduce US to ashes – Fox News

Thursday, April 20, 2017

North Korean state media threatened to launch a “super-mighty pre-emptive strike” that would reduce South Korea and the United states “to ashes.”  The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper for North Korea’s ruling Worker’s Party, wrote, “In the case of our super-mighty pre-emptive strike being launched, it will completely and immediately wipe out not only U.S. imperialists’ invasion forces in South Korea and its surrounding areas but the U.S. mainland…

Trump hosts Sarah Palin, Ted Nugent and Kid Rock at the White House – Politico

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sarah Palin posted a series of photos on her Facebook page on Thursday, thanking President Donald Trump for the invitation and describing the visit as “a great night at the White House.” | Getty By Madeline Conway 04/20/17 11:12 AM EDT Updated 04/20/17 11:46 AM EDT 2017-04-20T11:46-0400 President Donald Trump hosted Sarah Palin and musicians Kid Rock and Ted Nugent at the White House on Wednesday night — a controversial…

Windows 10’s newest feature will boost your laptop’s battery life – BGR

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Microsoft just released a major Windows 10 update, but the company is still hard at work on even more upgrades. One of the new features that’s currently in the works concerns improving battery life, and Windows Insiders who have installed the latest Windows 10 preview build (16176) can already toy with it. Microsoft plans to improve your laptop’s battery life by throttling background apps. Windows 10 will determine which apps you’re currently…

Sources: Fox News Has Decided Bill O’Reilly Has to Go – New York Magazine

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Will have a lot more free time soon. The Murdochs have decided Bill O’Reilly’s 21-year run at Fox News will come to an end. According to sources briefed on the discussions, network executives are preparing to announce O’Reilly’s departure before he returns from an Italian vacation on April 24. (Update: Parent company 21st Century Fox announced at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday that O’Reilly “will not be returning to the Fox…

Trump’s claim that Korea ‘actually used to be a part of China’ – Washington Post

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Trump at Mar-a-Lago on April 6. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images) “He then went into the history of China and Korea. Not North Korea, Korea. And you know, you’re talking about thousands of years . . . and many wars. And Korea actually used to be a part of China. And after listening for 10 minutes, I realized that it’s not so easy.”— President Trump, interview…

When There’s Confusion Over Where a U.S. Aircraft Carrier Is, the Military Chain of Command Is Dangerously Broken – Slate Magazine

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Vinson episode also illustrates, once again, how questions about the president’s truthfulness can have adverse strategic consequences. Our friends and allies, including South Korea, can hardly take comfort in knowing the American cavalry is coming when the administration speaks so cavalierly. Conversely, America’s adversaries listen to every presidential word—whether he wants to be taken literally or not. They also check those words against their intelligence, gathered via their own…

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter vows to hold Berkeley event despite university cancellation – Washington Post

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Political commentator and author Ann Coulter speaks onstage at “The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe” at Sony Studios on Aug. 27, 2016, in Los Angeles. The University of California at Berkeley has canceled a speech Coulter was to give later this month amid fears of violence. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) Conservative pundit Ann Coulter is vowing to go ahead with an appearance at the University of California at Berkeley…

Republicans need a plan on taxes. This man has one. – Washington Post

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.) arrives at the House of Representatives in October 2013. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) Before he retired, Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.) put years of work into his plan to overhaul the country’s taxes — attaining, according to Congress’s independent referees, that elusive and delicate balance that lawmakers aiming at tax reform have not achieved since 1986. Camp’s plan would have made the tax code simpler and more transparent,…

Windows 10’s newest feature will boost your laptop’s battery life – BGR

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Microsoft just released a major Windows 10 update, but the company is still hard at work on even more upgrades. One of the new features that’s currently in the works concerns improving battery life, and Windows Insiders who have installed the latest Windows 10 preview build (16176) can already toy with it. Microsoft plans to improve your laptop’s battery life by throttling background apps. Windows 10 will determine which apps you’re currently…

Laptop lineup: $1000 to $1800 for 4 of this year’s best – Pueblo Chieftain

Thursday, April 20, 2017

When it comes to personal computing, the laptop has become most people’s first option. They’re easily transported, most come with a touchscreen, and they come in a variety of sizes and configurations, with all sorts of different features that set them apart — larger desktop replacements, easily portable models for users on the go, high-powered gaming laptops and 2-in-1 convertibles that can be used as a tablet. Here are four…

HP’s new x360 laptops miss the point of 4K on the Spectre but get … – TechCrunch

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Spectre 13 x360 that I strangely loved from late last year is back with a 4K screen and pen support for the Windows Creators update that went global this month. There’s also a new EliteBook x360 for enterprise users, with beefed-up security via a fingerprint scanner, Windows Hello and always-on security monitoring for the BIOS. One x360 laptop is better for work, the other for multimedia. Both are some of the best…

Emirates cuts flights to US over laptop ban – The National

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Emirates said on Wednesday that it is cutting flights to the United States because of a drop in demand caused by heightened US security measures and Trump administration attempts to ban travellers from Muslim-majority nations. Dubai was one of 10 cities affected by a ban on laptops and other personal electronics in carry-on luggage aboard US-bound flights. Emirates’ hub at Dubai International Airport, the world’s third busiest, is a major…

Google Chrome could soon get native ad blocker, report says – CNET

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Enlarge Image Google Pop-up advertisements are the enemy of a smooth internet experience, but Google’s Chrome browser may soon have an in-built defence. The tech giant could announce a native ad-blocker for Chrome in the next few weeks, according to a new report from Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. The feature will be available for both mobile and desktop versions of Chrome. The feature will reportedly…

Here Come Apple’s "iMac Pros" – Motley Fool

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) made a rare move earlier this month in acknowledging that its 2013 Mac Pro suffered from some fundamental design flaws (mostly around thermal management) that prevented the professional desktop from being regularly upgraded with refreshed specs. Marketing chief Phil Schiller also teased that Apple was planning on introducing iMacs that are more geared toward professional users, since the company’s flagship all-in-one (AIO) desktop is also extremely popular among…

Hands-on: eGPU enclosure + GTX 1080 Ti w/ MacBook Pro – Pascal works w/ macOS, but truly shines on Windows … – 9 to 5 Mac

Thursday, April 20, 2017

After last week’s exciting release of Nvidia’s beta Pascal drivers for Mac, I was looking forward to trying the top of the line consumer GPU with my MacBook Pro. That GPU is none other than the venerable GeForce GTX 1080 Ti — a $700 card with 11 Gbps of GDDR5X memory and a 11 GB frame buffer. Needless to say this card is one that will interest those looking to push…