The electronics giant joins Apple, Dell, Google, and others in hoping to grab a share of the K-12 technology market.
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.
Announced at CES, the new touch-enabled laptops, ranging in size from 13 inches to 15 inches, are ready to purchase online from Best Buy, Sony, and other retailers.
For the third time in three months, the online retailer reduces pricing on its biggest tablet, this time as part of a Valentine's Day promotion.
Market research suggests fewer than a million units were sold, while Apple sold more than 22 million iPads in the quarter. But the low sales and high returns are similar to the launch of the original Amazon Kindle Fire.
Windows 8 has shifted the focus to tablets and convertibles. But there's still no substitute for a real laptop, and there is plenty of room left for innovation. For the past few weeks, I've been trying out several laptops that are leading the way.
The long-rumored Valentine's Day present to color-obsessed tablet buyers includes a free matching red case as well, but will only be available for a limited time.
You can get your hands on the cheapest Apple notebook for just $799.99, though at what cost to the retailer?
Sony's latest Android tablet features a quad-core processor and measures just 6.9mm thick.
The premium tablet offers a modular design, full 1080p HD screen, and Intel Ivy Bridge processor choices.
The rumored device would pack a higher-res screen than Apple's smaller tablet and run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.