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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Yes, Mac sales were off some 7 percent in the fourth fiscal quarter. Does this mean the sky is falling on the Mac platform (again), as some suggest?
In a surprise to no one, Apple continues to make its notebooks difficult to fix and upgrade.
The MacBook Air with Haswell technology is a nice, fast laptop. After upgrading to OS X Mavericks it is even faster.
Professional users of the Mac will have interesting choices around price and performance with the arrival of the forthcoming Mac Pro. It also shows that the market segmentation strategy that Steve Jobs enforced within Apple 15 years ago appears to be holding — and working.
We've got MacBooks and Chromebooks, brands that tell the consumer what they are and who makes them. Then there's Windows laptops, the segment without a brand.
Not-for-profit organisation OLPC Australia's new program, One Education, has now distributed 20,000 computing devices to schools throughout Australia, with a celebration held last week at a school where every student and teacher has a device.
The company's high-end laptop models get a refresh. Here's a look at the new specs.
As announced earlier in October, Microsoft released its Remote Desktop 8.0 for iOS and Mac to the Apple iOS and Mac App Stores.
Surface Pro 2, with Windows 8.1, better battery life and an adjustable kickstand, is Microsoft's second swing at coming up with a tablet to unseat iOS and Android devices in the enterprise.
Cupertino last week warned MacBook Air customers that some flash SSDs may fail, issuing a firmware update and replacement program for affected drives. Whether or not your solid-state drive is affected, the recall shows that your data is in danger.
In an age of hybrid tablet/notebooks and Ultrabooks, Gateway releases what's essentially a $329.99 Windows 8 netbook.
The Android-based Venue 7 starts at $149.99, while the Venue 8 Pro running Windows 8.1 is priced from $299.99.
HP's newest low cost Chromebook offers an improved display over the Samsung model with bold primary color accents, microUSB charging port, and a keyboard that supports effective writing.
Chromebooks are not exactly mainstream but the new models now appearing may change that. The new model from Acer is leveraging the Intel Haswell processor to leave the rest behind.
The computer maker, in the midst of going private, outlines a 12 point plan with aims to reduce its environmental impact, among other things. Corporate caring, or pipe dream?