Rumors of Windows XP's demise have been greatly exaggerated. I wrote about Dell's downgrade program in a post earlier this week. Now HP and Lenovo also plan to offer Windows XP to business customers after Microsoft's official cut-off date of June 30.
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.
Those under-sized, ultra low-cost laptops continue to generate over-sized news. No, the Dell 500 isn't an ultra low-cost laptop.
Looks like computer makers were inspired by Earth Day. And while plenty of PC prototypes never see the light of day, these eco-PCs should be on sale sometime later this year.
Fujitsu released today a new desktop and refreshed most of its notebook line in Japan.
It's been a rough couple of weeks for the operating system everyone loves to hate.
Asus has officially launched the new version of its Eee PC mini-notebook. By now the basic specs of the Eee PC 900 are well-known. What's it all add up to? The first reviews are in.
As part of a bigger plan to increase the number of laptop models it sells by 50% his year, Dell announced today new designs for its Vostro laptops targeted at small businesses. New models include the 13.3-inch Vostro 1310 and a refresh to the 15.4-inch Vostro 1500 series.
It was only a matter of time before Dell jumped on the low-cost laptop bandwagon. Contract manufacturer Compal said it will build a low-cost laptop for Dell with an 8.9-inch display starting at about $400.
The Asus Eee PC is about to get a lot more competition in the emerging category of low-cost laptops from the HP Mini-Note, Acer Aspire and a new version of Intel's Classmate PC.
With HD-DVD dead and buried, computer makers are moving to Blu-ray. Dell is now offering 15.4-inch laptop with a Blu-ray drive for less than $900. HP, Acer and Asus are also offering laptops with Blu-ray.