John Morris

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John Morris is a former executive editor at CNET Networks and senior editor at PC Magazine. He now works for a private investment firm, which may at any time invest in companies whose products are discussed in this blog, and no disclosure of securities transactions will be made. No investment advice is offered in this blog. All duties are disclaimed.

John Morris is a former executive editor at CNET Networks and senior editor at PC Magazine. He now works for a private investment firm, which may at any time invest in companies whose products are discussed in this blog, and no disclosure of securities transactions will be made. No investment advice is offered in this blog. All duties are disclaimed.

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Time for a second look at business laptops

Time for a second look at business laptops

Smartphones and tablets aren’t the only gadgets getting thinner and lighter. If you’ve put off upgrading your business notebook, it’s time for another look. The three 14-inch models I've been testing show the business laptop has come a long way.

April 25, 2014 by in Laptops

What Chromebooks can do offline

What Chromebooks can do offline

Chromebooks are catching on and it’s easy to see why. They are cheap, easy to set up and maintain, and have enough features to satisfy many users. But what can you get done without an Internet connection? More than you might expect.

March 13, 2014 by in Laptops

Solstice wireless display software does more than cut the cord

Solstice wireless display software does more than cut the cord

There is no shortage of wireless display technologies, but most are cord-cutting technologies designed to mirror your device's display on a TV. Mersive's Solstice is more ambitious. It allows multiple users to stream images from their smartphones, tablets, or laptops to a single, large display over wi-fi.

March 14, 2013 by in Laptops

Windows 8 ultrabooks that live up to the name

Windows 8 ultrabooks that live up to the name

Windows 8 has shifted the focus to tablets and convertibles. But there's still no substitute for a real laptop, and there is plenty of room left for innovation. For the past few weeks, I've been trying out several laptops that are leading the way.

January 31, 2013 by in Laptops

Lenovo's lineup of Windows 8 convertibles

Lenovo's lineup of Windows 8 convertibles

Lenovo has announced a lineup of Windows 8 hybrids designed to work as both laptops and tablets. Rather than choosing one convertible design, the company will offer several models including two versions of the flexible Yoga.

October 10, 2012 by in Laptops