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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The new notebook is the first major design win for AMD's new budget mobile chip.
The race to get iPads in the office has become a focus for Apple with the alliance with IBM. What makes this interesting is how well the iPad Air performs in a work environment.
I was impressed with this 2-in-1 when I bought it six months ago and it still meets my needs.
HP's 14-inch EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 combines ultrabook elegance with MIL-STD 810G robustness. It has a great screen and performs well, but lacks integrated VGA and Ethernet ports. You'll pay a premium price too.
When you look at the raw dollar numbers, the Chromebook wins over the Mac in the lab scenario.
When it's time to order new laptops, the New Laptop Checklist will help you avoid mistakes and oversights. We've created the checklist as an editable Excel worksheet and as a PDF. A sample version...
NPD reveals that Chromebook sales are exploding and Microsoft is starting to get worried.
If you're wondering why Microsoft seems to be concerned about Chromebooks, the latest milestone from Google tells the story.
Who knew that Apple's tiny MagSafe power connector could attract the notice of accessory vendors? However, a number of new add-ons can help keep your MacBook powered up and ready to go.
Time to look back on the week on ZDNet Mobile News gathered in one place in case you missed something.
Imagine a MacBook Air with the latest version of OS X. Thin and light laptop with everything you expect from Apple. Until you detach the Retina Display and discover it’s a full iPad Air.
Every time I pull out the Acer C720 Chromebook I am reminded again just how good a value this laptop is.
While most Chrome-based laptops have Intel inside, new competition could push prices even lower on these low-cost notebooks.
Microsoft's plan is to tout Windows value and the ability to run native and Web apps, full Office, desktop apps and work with existing peripherals in its battle with Google's Chromebook.
Critics of the Chromebook mistakenly believe that once offline, users can’t do anything. This isn’t true and Google is taking steps to make that clear.