laptop

Apple

DHS Seized Aftermarket Apple Laptop Batteries From Independent Repair Expert Louis Rossman

Louis Rossmann says US Customs and Border Patrol seized $1,000 worth of laptop batteries, claiming they were counterfeit.
Matthew Gault
Jason Koebler
10.19.18
maybe not

Putting Stickers On Your Laptop Is Probably a Bad Security Idea

From border crossings to hacking conferences, that Bitcoin or political sticker may be worth leaving on a case at home.
Joseph Cox
8.14.18
Hacking

Watch a Hacker Install a Firmware Backdoor on a Laptop in Less Than 5 Minutes

This demo shows that “evil maid attacks,” hacks where an attacker has physical access to a target computer, are not as complicated as you may think.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.23.18
Tedium

The First Portable Computers Were the Size of an RV

Why the first 'portable' computers, produced before integrated circuits, would really stretch the term today. Some portables needed a truck to move.
Ernie Smith
6.12.18
fire

Watch This Unattended Laptop Burn Down an Office

The HP laptop battery fire shows that you should take product recalls very seriously.
Matthew Gault
3.26.18
Gaming

This Triple-Screen Gaming Laptop Will Make You the Coolest Guy at Starbucks

Imagine opening this bad boy up on an airplane.
Samantha Cole
1.5.17
security

Whenever You Wear This Bracelet, You Will Be Continuously Authenticated

The wearable tech designed to improve computer security whenever you're logged in.
Don Melanson
9.24.14
Motherboard Blog

Apple Patented a Solar-Powered, Dual-Sided Touchscreen Laptop

It’s a patent, not a product announcement; so don’t put anything up on Craigslist yet.
Ben Richmond
1.28.14
Motherboard Blog

Finnish Police Seized a Preteen Pirate Bay User's Winnie the Pooh Laptop

They searched the house, confiscated the 9-year-old’s Winnie the Pooh laptop and offered some scolding advice.
Adam Clark Estes
11.23.12