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 Israeli startup allowed Microsoft to remove a layer of sensor from the Pro 3, and has already been in discussions with Apple.
At Hot Chips, Nvidia revealed some of Denver's surprises and showed the first performance test results for this souped-up version of the Tegra K1 processor designed for smartphones, tablets and Chromebooks.
Intel says that after some delays its 14nm technology is back on track and provides some new details on the technology and the first Broadwell processors due later this year.
Acer looks to extend its lead in Chromebooks with a model that ticks two firsts on its checklist. Most significantly, the Chromebook 13 is the first model to market with the Nvidia Tegra powering the laptop.
Sales of Google's Chromebooks to businesses could hit eight million a year by 2018, according to Gartner.
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School will soon be in session and a Chromebook may be just what you need for the coming academic year.
Unlike the company's beefier 14-inch sibling, the new notebook weighs in at just 4.5 pounds and is an inch thick, while featuring an Intel Core processor and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M graphics card.
Say what you will about the dual personality of Windows 8.1 but there are some things it does better than the mobile competition.
If you're envious of the affordability of Chrome OS laptops, but need to run Windows applications, Lenovo's 15.6-inch B50-30 has much to recommend it.
The new notebook weighs 4.36 pounds and is less than 0.8 inches thick, but comes with the heft of a $2,299.99 starting price.
Google is probably feeling pretty good with increasing sales of the Chromebook, but it's not clear how to keep the momentum going.
Apple shipped under 13.3 million tablets worldwide in Q2, which Canalys characterized as the iPad maker's weakest quarter since the first quarter of 2012.
Dell's Chromebook 11 may be aimed at education but its combination of solid, elegant design and good battery life gives it appeal beyond the classroom.
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