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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Lenovo puts ThinkPads to test

Chinese PC maker subjects its ThinkPad laptops to dust, noise and drop tests, among others, in its Yamato Laboratory in Yokohama, Japan.

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Performance boost your MacBook Pro

Because the MacBook Pro is a portable system, you can't crack it open and replace the CPU or graphics, so the upgrades that we can do are going to be limited. Nevertheless, there's a lot we can do to give this already fast machine a significant performance bump.

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