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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It used to be hard to make a decision on which laptop to buy. But with all the new options available, it's even harder.
The Samsung Galaxy Note has reignited my passion for Android and as a data centric user I think it may just be the perfect device I have been looking for over the past few years. It is a big phone or maybe a small tablet, but whatever it is I am loving it.
The new iPad has the highest resolution of any tablet. The Retina Display (2048 x 1536) can be shown off to best effect by these apps, including some fantastic new games. Don't miss the video demos!
With 2012's Consumer Electronics Show and Mobile Word Congress in the rear view mirror, this year's tablet race is already in full force. Here's what the first half of the year has to offer.
Take a peek inside the Windows 8 consumer preview, and see what Microsoft has in store for the iconic Windows operating system.
Ice Cream Sandwich is just rolling out for Android devices, and already we are seeing apps appear that require it to run. Only one app on this list requires it, the rest will run on any tablet with Honeycomb and up.
Ten top apps on each tablet platform are shown running side-by-side to compare design, functionality, and usability. The Android apps are running on a tablet with Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of Android just rolling out. Seeing the apps together shows the differences in design philosophy between the two platforms. The use of a wide format display for Android also plays a role in how much information can be displayed vertically compared to the iPad.
There are a lot of Android tablets in the market, it seems like a new one is launched each week. Android 4.0, aka Ice Cream Sandwich is only just appearing on tablets, so most in owner's hands are running Honeycomb. These ten tips and tricks can be used to get better use out of Honeycomb tablets, and most should work on Ice Cream Sandwich too.
The latest tablet version of Android is a refined, but not a revolutionary taste.
Bill Detwiler cracks open the Motorola Xyboard 10.1. Inside the Android tablet, he found hardware from Motorola, Samsung, Qualcomm, and others.
Razer, probably best known for its gaming mice, is entering the laptop market with the $2,799 Blade premium, gaming laptop.
The National Australia Bank (NAB) is looking to smarten up its branches going forwards, and last month unveiled its very first concept store in Melbourne. ZDNet Australia went to take a look behind the scenes at the branch's mix of smart self-service technology and open-plan design.
CES 2012 showed off a dazzling display of the latest tech toys designed to add fun for the users and stuff the pockets of the manufacturers - updated Thursday.
There are a number of keyboard solutions for iOS and Android devices and the latest model from ZAGG supports both of these leading smartphone and tablet platforms.
In 2011 tablets have proved that they are much more than a gimmick and threaten to become the mobile device of choice.