Tablet and laptop technology has evolved to provide business users with comprehensive computing devices capable of handling almost any task. Tablets, however, are particularly suited to tasks such as presentations, while notebooks are the better choice for conducting research.
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The MacBook Air with Haswell technology is a nice, fast laptop. After upgrading to OS X Mavericks it is even faster.
The new USB Power Delivery (PD) standard was shown off last week at IDF 2012. It can provide the 60 watts of power needed to recharge a laptop battery, and may be available starting later this year.
I have enjoyed a veritable deluge of technology over the past week. My laptop died, to be replaced with a shiny triple-boot MacBook.
It didn't make a big deal of it in the same way it did with, say, its new 3D transistors, but Intel has quietly updated its Wireless Display 2.0 technology, which allows you to stream content from a compatible laptop to HDTVs with a special adapter (such as Belkin and Netgear offer) attached.
This is a peek into a technology writer’s home office, aka Mobile News Manor, discussing gadgets, apps, best practices using same, and ebooks. This week the Atrix laptop dock got its due.
Swedish company Tobii has provided the eye-tracking technology for the prototype Lenovo laptop, which allows people to select documents by looking at them
This is a peek into a technology writer’s home office, aka Mobile News Manor, discussing gadgets, apps, best practices using same, and ebooks. This week was a laptop kind of week.
The Federal Government's peak technology strategy group has published a significant new policy that lays out common standards for deploying new desktop PC and laptop environments for the entire public sector in Canberra. However, workers frustrated with their lack of control over their work computer may not find much to like in the document.
What does 2011 hold for the technology industry? Mobile will again dominate the headlines as all companies not named Apple will be searching for tablet strategies. Laptop price depreciation will regain steam. On the software front, cloud computing may put the hurt on established enterprise application players.
Laptop introductions are few and far between in the weeks leading up to CES, but that hasn't stopped Digital Storm from releasing a new 15-inch gaming notebook, the xm15, that uses Nvidia Optimus graphics.For those who don't know about Optimus, the technology basically determines when to switch between the system using integrated graphics (for basic tasks) and discrete graphics (for gaming, imaging editing and the like.
Iconic technology giant Apple has inched its way back into the top five list of Australia's personal computer and laptop vendors, bumping out Lenovo in the third quarter of 2010 with its new line-up of MacBooks and iMacs.
A methane-powered laptop battery could be a reality soon, due to advances in fuel cell technology made by Harvard University researchers.On Tuesday, researchers announced they had made a miniature methane-powered solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC) with an operating temperature of less than 500°C.
Rather than choosing sides, Acer has decided that the new notebooks it's rolling out for the holiday season will feature new graphics tech from either Nvidia or AMD. Some laptops will make use of Nvidia's 3D Vision feature, some will come with Nvidia Optimus switchable graphics, and still others will feature some of the latest AMD mobile graphics cards.
At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel CEO Paul Otellini shows the company's new wireless display technology. Using a WiDi video chip, users can stream HD video and games from their laptop and desktop PC to a tablet device.
Hot on the heels of Samsung's roll out of the SF series, the company is introducing the new QX410 and RF series laptops for those who want to pay a little more for improved performance. The QX410 is the first Samsung notebook to use Nvidia Optimus switchable graphics.
HP has released a new version of its Pavilion dm3 laptop that features a suite of hardware and software innovations designed to reduce one of notebook computing's biggest headaches: excessive heat.
Toshiba and Lenovo have joined Acer and Asus in offering laptops with 3D displays--with more on the way. But they don't all use the same technology. Why you might want a 3D laptop and what to look for.
Forty per cent of Citrix employees have bought their own work laptop, with some even choosing an iPad, according to Citrix ANZ director of desktop technology Toby Knight.
Nvidia's Optimus technology, which allows a laptop to switch between integrated graphics and its discrete card depending on what type of application is running, was launched several months ago, but was only introduced for a handful of systems (mostly from Asus) since then. This week's Computex show has changed that, as more than a dozen notebooks using Optimus have been announced here.
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