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
Twenty years ago this week, Apple Computer released the PowerBook 500 laptop, a high-style model aimed at providing a mobile desktop. It was the first laptop to use a new input device, the trackpad. But this and more came with a bit of sticker shock.
Microsoft's new Surface Pro 3 may or may not be 'the tablet that can replace your laptop', but if you're buying it in the UK, you'll have to pay a premium over the US price.
Laptops running Google's Chrome OS are coming from all the major players, and most are much the same. That's because the very thing that makes them appealing prevents one from breaking out.
Seriously? Microsoft expects to find buyers for its entry-level Surface Pro 3 and others that will be willing to pay $1,949 for its top-of-the-line model. I don't think so.
Microsoft Surface Computing chief Panos Panay talks about Microsoft's current and future Surface plans and positioning.
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 Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft's latest entry to the tablet/hybrid space. It doesn't compete with tablets, it's more a laptop replacement device. These alternatives may be a better fit for some than the new Surface.
Microsoft's challenge: Convince tech buyers who may be pondering a tablet and laptop convergence device to actually purchase the Surface Pro 3.
Microsoft's message is the Intel Core-based Surface Pro 3 will be 'the tablet that can replace your laptop.'
Working all over town I am exposed to lots of places with free wi-fi. Unfortunately, it's often very poor and unreliable for customers.
As labor costs continuously rise, the computer manufacturer is "actively" considering relocate its production lines back to Taiwan.
The budget device maker creates a netbook that is even cheaper than competing Chromebooks -- if you're willing to use Android as your notebook OS.
I'll soon be taking a business trip to San Francisco, one of my favorite cities. It won't be long before I start getting asked what mobile gear I'll be taking, so here's the scoop.
Korean company moves focus to mobile in wake of declining PC market.
Two new Chromebooks bring more choice to prospective buyers. One has a touch screen that bends over backwards.