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.
Articles about Laptops
Most have heard of using a phone as a mobile hotspot to get laptops online. Tablets can also do that, and here’s how to do it right.
I own and use many devices on different platforms, and I regularly get asked what I am currently using. Here’s a snapshot of my current gear and what is the best of the lot.
Laptops are good rivals for the desktop, especially if you use the iPad Air as an external monitor.
Apple's next generation desktop and notebook operating system will land on MacBooks around the world in fall. Here are six things to look forward to.
If you pay for data for your mobile devices, keep an eye on consumption when you travel, even domestically.
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...
The challenges facing Microsoft Windows are many, but none so big as the casual PC user's changing habits.
If you need a Windows 8.1 computer that's flexible enough to be a tablet, a laptop (if you add the optional keyboard) and even (if you add the optional docking station) a desktop PC, then the Surface Pro 3 manages the trade-offs as well as anything on the market.
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.
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
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.