Nearly 60 percent of computers sold in 2011 were notebooks of one kind or another — desktop PCs, by contrast, accounted for less than 30 percent. Over the years, laptops have become generally slimmer, lighter and less power-hungry, and they will remain the staple tool of business workforces worldwide for the foreseeable future.
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Whether traveling on business trips or on a tropical vacation, these simple tips will keep your gadgets, and you, happy.
The laptop will feature Intel Haswell processors and start at $1,199 when it launches in the spring.
A longtime Mac user picks up a Microsoft Surface Pro 2 and discovers good and not-so-good things about Redmond's new mobile platform and Windows 8. Oh, and then there are the observations of what makes Windows users tick.
Samsung is following its popular Chromebook with two new models that are much nicer than the original. That comes at a price, and it may be too big.
The two new notebooks will be released in April with Exynos 5 Octa processors and sub-$400 price tags.
Even though laptops are getting thin and light, some folks are determined to get rid of the laptop and go all in on the iPad. These guidelines will help determine if that's feasible for you.
Sometimes we proclaim a lack of innovation has hit the mobile space, but the reality is, mobile tech is taking us into a fantastic era.
The Mobile World Congress had a lot of shiny goodies, and they triggered a trip down memory lane. Most people don't remember that years ago HTC brought us the first large phone and the first Windows hybrid computer.
The 10.1-inch Transformer Book T100 is a well made and attractively priced hybrid Windows 8.1 tablet. However, its moderate specification and small size make it difficult to recommend as your primary Windows device.
Talk about the cloud and watch some folks' eyes glaze over. They don't want to think about where their files are stored. Ask them if their photos are safe and it's a different story.
The hybrid notebook sports a 360-degree hinge to allow users to fold the display into tablet mode.
Chromebooks are invading schools and Microsoft is probably keeping a wary eye on the situation. If it is doing its job properly, that is.
News that Sony is considering selling its PC business prompted me to dig out my first Vaio laptop - an unusual device that gave you four computers in one.
One of the best things about being a writer is the ability to leverage mobile tech to do the job. The six systems I use are as portable as can be, which lets me work practically anywhere without compromise.
The ThinkPad Yoga is heavy and short of on-board connectors — an Ethernet port being the most glaring omission. Otherwise it's difficult to fault this ingeniously designed tablet.