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April 25, 2014 by

Time for a second look at business laptops

Smartphones and tablets aren’t the only gadgets getting thinner and lighter. If you’ve put off upgrading your business notebook, it’s time for another look. The three 14-inch models I've been testing show the business laptop has come a long way.

February 10, 2012 by

What AMD's new roadmap means for users

At its long-awaited analyst day AMD's new executive team presented a bright future, but also pushed out or canceled several products on its roadmap. Here's what you need to know if you plan to buy a new PC or tablet this year.

August 22, 2011 by

Why do vendors use decision fatigue?

Research shows that technology is putting an incredible strain on modern life. It's called "decision fatigue", and given enough decisions, it results in predictably bad ones. So why are gadget makers pushing our limits?

April 21, 2011 by

A closer look at laptops with AMD's Fusion processors

AMD's first Fusion processors--chips that combine both a CPU and graphics--have been finding their way into everything from netbooks to 15-inch budget notebooks. Over the past few weeks, I've been testing out a number of these Fusion laptops including the Acer Aspire One 522, HP Pavilion dm1z and Lenovo ThinkPad X120e.

April 21, 2011 by

Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Tablet

The 12.5in. ThinkPad X220 Tablet is a typically solid design, although an internal optical drive option would be welcome while the buttonless touchpad could take some getting used to.

January 4, 2011 by

CES 2011: AMD's Fusion APUs arrive in new laptops

Getting a jump on Intel, AMD announced its first Fusion processors on the eve of CES 2011. Like Intel's Sandy Bridge processors, AMD's Accelerated Processing Units combine a CPU and a graphics processor on a single die, but these low-power APUs are designed for different sorts of laptops, netbooks and desktops.

December 23, 2010 by

It's tablet time at CES 2011

It is shaping up to be the year of the tablet at CES. The shadow of Apple's iPad hangs over the show, forcing a wide range of companies to announce plans for tablets. Here's what I'm expecting to see.

November 22, 2010 by

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11"

Lenovo's ThinkPad Edge 11" gives top-end netbooks a run for their money, offering a capable processor, decent hard drive capacity and a screen of reasonable size and resolution.

June 29, 2010 by

Lenovo ThinkPad T410s

The ThinkPad T410s is a well-built ultraportable with a good specification, including a touchscreen. However, you may need to replace the optical drive with a second battery to get a day's work away from mains power.


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