Stories tagged: laptops
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
Microsoft’s Windows 10 update bets on a bigger virtual-reality role for PC
Microsoft has begun rolling out an update to its Windows 10 operating system, hoping to spark enthusiasm for its virtual- and augmented-reality ambitions.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
Consumers Reports pulls Microsoft laptop recommendation
The consumer advocacy group said Thursday that it can no longer recommend Microsoft laptops or tablets because of poor reliability compared to other brands. Microsoft said the findings don’t accurately …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 7:33 a.m.
Mexico announces new laptop, tablet security on U.S. flights
Laptops and tablets on U.S.-bound flights from Mexico will be subjected to heightened carry-on security measures beginning Wednesday at the request of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Mexican authorities …
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, more talks
Talks on a proposed U.S. ban on laptops and tablets in flights from Europe ended Wednesday with no ban – and a promise of more talks and better intelligence sharing.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
Race to prevent airline terror turns to laptops, thin bombs
The never-ending race to stay ahead of the terrorists and their obsession with aviation has turned to laptops and other electronic devices.
Sun., Nov. 4, 2012
Eye on Boise: Student laptop ‘buyout’ math doesn’t add up
BOISE – It turns out that the “buyout” clause in the state’s $182 million laptop contract is not what the state Department of Education originally described – a cost that …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2012
Ex-official has role in laptop deal
BOISE – A former Idaho state official now with Education Networks of America would play a key role under the state’s $182 million, eight-year contract for laptop computers for high …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 9:54 a.m.
Former Idaho official would play key role under laptop contract
A former Idaho state official now with Education Networks of America would play a key role under the state’s $182 million, eight-year contract for laptop computers for high school students.
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012
Idaho liable for damaged, lost laptops under contract
BOISE – Idaho’s newly inked $182 million, eight-year contract with Hewlett-Packard Co. for laptop computers for its high school students contains a surprising feature – the state won’t actually own …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012, 6:36 p.m.
Idaho’s $182M laptop contract just for rental, not purchase
Idaho’s newly inked $182 million, eight-year contract with Hewlett-Packard Co. for laptop computers for its high school students contains a surprising feature: The state won’t actually own the computers, and …
Wed., Oct. 24, 2012
HP wins Idaho laptop contract
BOISE – Two weeks before the November election, in which Idaho voters could cancel the whole program, the state of Idaho on Tuesday signed a $180 million, eight-year contract with …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2012
Bidding delays laptops for teachers
BOISE – The first round of more than 6,000 laptop computers, one for every high school teacher and administrator, already was supposed to be delivered to Idaho’s schools this month …
Tue., June 5, 2012, 12:08 p.m.
32 Idaho school districts make student laptop list
BOISE — A mix of large and small school districts will be first in line when Idaho starts providing laptop computers for every ninth- through 12th-grader next year, according to …
Thu., March 3, 2011
Editorial: Idaho school reform plan starts talks for solutions
The reality is that Idaho needs to change its public school system after being hit last year with a $128.5 million budget cut. Gov. Butch Otter’s newest budget holds education …
Wed., Jan. 14, 2009
Politicians spar over laptops
BOISE – With controversial budget cuts on the line, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter became embroiled Tuesday in a fight with lawmakers over his line-item veto last year of their new …