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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Allowing employees to work from home has benefits for both the worker and the company, but it’s not without risk. Here’s how to do it right.
It can be annoying fighting bulky backpacks for space on crowded buses and trains, but Ogio has a backpack that makes the experience better while also providing pockets for all your gear.
Microsoft is pushing for cheap laptops, including the Stream from HP, to compete with Chromebooks. There’s one crucial advantage of the Chromebook that may throw a monkey wrench in that plan.
Enterprise capabilities of Chromebooks just got a lot better with new software by Citrix.
Coffee shops have become a natural part of the urban worker’s day. It’s so convenient to have work meetings in public, but it’s not without potential consequences.
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A petition about 'Early 2011 MacBook Pros with Graphics Failures' is still attracting signatures, but so far with no prospect of Apple tackling the problem
Sleek and cheap, Chromebooks have been one of the few bright spots in the PC market. Expect Microsoft to fight back quickly.
Talk about Chromebooks and the conversation will eventually turn to the threat they are to Microsoft and Windows 8. That is true, but the lowly laptop from Google may be a bigger concern for Intel.
The Precision M2800 is an impressive mobile workstation. We have just a couple of niggles: the touchpad is too small, and we'd prefer the top-of-the-range model's 128GB SSD to be bigger.
Touchscreens are becoming the norm on laptops as they add a new dimension for working with the system. MacBooks have great trackpads that make a touchscreen unnecessary when used properly.
One vendor offers a preventative for fraying MagSafe cables, while an Apple Support Note details the differences between the adapters.
Now in its 26th year, Hot Chips has always been about the big, power-hungry chips that power the world’s fastest servers. But this year ARM crashed the party.
Mobile technology has evolved at a rapid rate, and it’s not slowing down. These things are the five best in the genre today. In addition to these five, there is a bonus technology included that may surprise you.
When you talk Chromebook, you usually hear it doesn't have a real OS compared to Macs or Windows PCs. That's true, and for many that's the big advantage of Chrome OS.