Details of Sony's rumored mini-notebook are steadily leaking. The last thing the world need is another netbook, but this one seems to have a twist: a small LED display (only 8 inches) with a large resolution of 1,600 by 768 pixels.
Laptops & Desktops
John Morris and Sean Portnoy deliver straight talk about notebook and desktop computers.
John Morris is a former executive editor at CNET Networks and senior editor at PC Magazine.
Sean Portnoy is a former executive editor at Computer Shopper magazine and editor at CNET Networks.
LG Display announced today a 14.1 inch LCD panel for notebooks that at the push of a button switches from transmissive to transflective mode for use outdoors in sunlight.
If the rumors are accurate, Dell will soon launch a new laptop to compete with ultra-thin models from Apple, Lenovo and others. So just how thin would this new "Adamo" laptop need to be to lure some of those premium buyers over to Dell?
AMD has released its first dual-core processors based on a design that is similar to that of the Phenom quad-core processors. The Athlon X2 7000 series is designed for budget desktops.
There has never been more choice in notebooks. The standard 12-inch ultraportables, 14-inch thin-and-lights, 15-inch mainstream laptops and 17-inch desktop replacements are still commonplace.
Dell is getting an early start on Black Friday. The company has been running daily specials at www.
If your holiday list includes a laptop, there's a new choice from an well-known name: Samsung. In October, Samsung announced that it was entering the U.
Desktops get little love these days as more and more users opt for notebook PCs. Laptops have closed the gap in recent years in terms of features and performance.
AMD will announce its second-generation Phenom quad-core chips at the big Consumer Electronics Show in January. But at the current rate at which the company is leaking information about its first 45nm desktop processors, there may not be much left to say by the time they get to Vegas.
The biggest surprise of 2008 was the arrival of netbooks. Asus was the first in the pool with its Eee PC, and after some initial hesitation, the big guys were forced to jump in as well.