Research in Motion had a massive advantage in the smart phone market when Apple first launched the iPhone -- and we all know what happened next. RIM has had to withstand that blow against its BlackBerry brand, as well as seeing the Android platform making significant inroads with smart phone buyers.
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.
One of the most anticipated games in years, Starcraft II is so hot that it can burn up your graphics card. Literally.
ATI discrete graphics cards outshipped rival Nvidia's in the second quarter of 2010, according to a new report.
Computer review sites have long posted benchmark scores of systems running popular games, but iBuyPower is taking that approach in-house by opening its Performance Lab. It's testing select pre-configured desktops on their performance in three games, then publishing the results with the rest of the buying information on its Web site.
The rumored iMac updates are here. Apple also updated its Mac Pro desktop, and released a new input device, the Magic Trackpad, and a 27-inch LED Cinema Display.
It was just last week that Dell's former "addiction" to Intel processors -- a.k.
Long before the iPad arrived, convertible tablets found a small following. The sudden interest in tablets got me wondering just how far convertibles have come, and whether one could be a credible replacement for both a laptop and iPad.
Rahul Sood, who started Voodoo PC and is now an exec at HP, is never one to shy away from bold statements. In his latest missive, he claims that Microsoft has killed a project that would have pitted PC gamers against Xbox fraggers in online play.
The never-ending saga of the HP Slate tablet took another turn today, when HP Personal Systems Group VP Todd Bradley told a tech conference that what was once thought to be an iPad competitor is going to be targeted to the enterprise.
While many of the 3D laptops that have been announced to date have used active-shutter technology, there's also a movement afoot to pump out notebooks using passive 3D instead. Why?