Sean Portnoy


Sean Portnoy started his tech writing career at ZDNet nearly a decade ago. He then spent several years as an editor at Computer Shopper magazine, most recently serving as online executive editor. He received a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. from the University of Southern California.

Sean Portnoy is a freelance technology journalist; currently, all work that Sean does is on a contractural basis. Sean has also written corporate communications documents for CA.Sean does not accept gifts from companies he covers. All hardware products he writes about are purchased with his own funds or are review units covered under formal loan agreements and are returned after the review is complete.

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The laptop with the best battery 2021: Work longer

The laptop with the best battery 2021: Work longer

Laptops have become more essential than ever for remote access to work, school, and web-based apps. Maximizing battery life becomes an even greater priority to make sure we remain connected to the rest of the world without interruption. These laptops can keep you online and working longer when you need to be unplugged.

April 21, 2021 by in Laptops

Best rugged laptop in 2021

Best rugged laptop in 2021

Which rugged laptop is the best fit for your business? Whether you need a notebook that can handle run-of-the-mill drops and spills, or one that can operate in extreme conditions, these rough-and-tough laptops should fit the bill.

April 13, 2021 by in Laptops