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Enhanced Screening to Replace Laptop Ban
US authorities will require airlines and foreign airports to implement tougher screening procedures for electronic devices instead of banning them on more flights.

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 (3179)
The Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 is a convertible-hybrid laptop that has a better processor and subsequently higher performance than rivals, but makes a few compromises to meet its relatively inexpensive price.

Dell Latitude 5289 2-in-1
Look past the Dell Latitude 5289 2-in-1's conservative design, and you'll find a thoroughly capable convertible with strong performance, elegant pen support, and almost-two-workday battery life.

Limited Edition ThinkPad Planned for 25th Anniversary
Lenovo will release a special ThinkPad laptop with "throwback features" to celebrate the 25th anniversary in October. Butterfly keyboard, anyone?

Asus Launches 14-inch ZenBook 3 Deluxe
Asus says it managed to fit a 14-inch display into a laptop chassis that typically holds a 13-inch one.

Razer Blade Stealth Upgraded With 13.3-Inch Screen
The Razer Blade Stealth, a sleek ultraportable equally at home in the board room and in your gaming den, is updated with a larger display and gunmetal gray makeover.

Alpha Offers Core i7 Centurion Laptop Running Linux for $429
As well as the Centurion, Alpha is offering a very capable little desktop PC with Celeron or Core i5 configuration options.

Intel: Don't Emulate Our Chip Architecture
Intel sent a thinly veiled warning to Microsoft, Qualcomm, and ARM this week, explaining that it will vigorously defend its x86 architecture against patent violations.

Samsung's Notebook 9 Pro Sports an Embedded S Pen
The stylus lives in a holder inside the 2-in-1 convertible, and its fine point offers a handwriting experience similar to what you'd expect from writing on paper, Samsung says.

Get $541 Off Dell's Ultrathin XPS 13 Laptop
The XPS 13 is an outstanding option for frequent flyers – even those of us stuck in coach.