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
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.
That shiny new smartphone has a battery that easily lasts all day. Then it all goes downhill from there.
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The creation of a "pure" lithium battery could offer double or triple the energy storage density of today's lithium-ion batteries for your laptop, tablet, or smartphone.
The C720 is one of the first Chromebooks to ship with an Intel Core i3 processor. We go hands on to see if all the excitement is justified.
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 advantages of working at home, far away from the distractions of the office, are many. But it's not always a rose garden, and these tips will help those working at home make the most of it.
The tight integration with your iPhone packs a powerful productivity punch, bringing the best of mobile to your desktop and notebook. It does, however, leave one question in mind. Who needs an iPad now?
The new notebook is the first major design win for AMD's new budget mobile chip.
The race to get iPads in the office has become a focus for Apple with the alliance with IBM. What makes this interesting is how well the iPad Air performs in a work environment.
I was impressed with this 2-in-1 when I bought it six months ago and it still meets my needs.
HP's 14-inch EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 combines ultrabook elegance with MIL-STD 810G robustness. It has a great screen and performs well, but lacks integrated VGA and Ethernet ports. You'll pay a premium price too.
When you look at the raw dollar numbers, the Chromebook wins over the Mac in the lab scenario.
NPD reveals that Chromebook sales are exploding and Microsoft is starting to get worried.
Who knew that Apple's tiny MagSafe power connector could attract the notice of accessory vendors? However, a number of new add-ons can help keep your MacBook powered up and ready to go.