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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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.
Two different versions of the Chrome-based laptop feature the Core i3-40005U Haswell CPU, with a starting price of $349.99.
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.
With the introduction of the newest tablet from Microsoft, conversation has turned to discussions of which is better, the Surface Pro 3 or the MacBook Air. The choice is clear for most.
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...
What do tech bloggers say when asked what their favorite, essential and most useful gadgets and tech products are? The answers from the team at ZDNet may surprise you.
WiFi is wonderful, but somehow we are still stuck with lots of cables. Now Intel and others are working to eliminate the rest and deliver true wireless computing.
Based on the chip giant's reference design, the laptops include rugged features and Celeron processors.
The tablet/notebook hybrid is based on Intel's latest Education 2-in-1 reference design and includes educational accessories like a temperature probe and magnification lens.
I carried my iPad mini in the Case Logic QuickFlip case while commuting with the Griffith Park. Both are high quality products with cool design features.
Windows 8 is designed to work well for both tablets and laptops. This extends to the hybrid, those devices that attempt to be both. Based on extended use of both, it's clear most should go old school.
Most Windows hybrids are reasonable laptop substitutes with a keyboard dock. The Venue 11 Pro is a genuine laptop replacement with Dell’s dock.
Owning a gadget means finding a good gear bag to carry it on the road. Bags can vary in form, from the popular backpack to the simple laptop-style case. Whether your priority is cost or style, you’ll find a good gear bag here.
Google gave an extended preview of the future of Android at its I/O conference for developers this week. The sweeping plans to spread Android across autos, TVs and wearables makes it more important than ever for customers to get timely OS updates.