Laptops

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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Flash storage: A guide for IT pros

Flash storage: A guide for IT pros

Flash memory cards and SSD technology come in many form factors and are used in a wide array of devices, making it a challenge to sort out the best options. This ebook offers an in-depth look at the most...

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The ultimate MacBook accessory: The Anker 7-in-1 USB-C hub

The ultimate MacBook accessory: The Anker 7-in-1 USB-C hub

If you're an owner of a newer MacBook, then you'll know that your choice of ports has dwindled down to, well, USB-C ports. But fear not! This doesn't mean that you need to buy new accessories. What you need is the Anker 7-in-1 USB-C hub. Not that this will also work with Windows PCs that have a USB-C port, as well as Chromebooks and smartphones and tablets kitted out with USB-C.

January 16, 2019 by

2019: The Apple products you shouldn't buy

2019: The Apple products you shouldn't buy

Be aware! Some of the products that Apple offers for sale just don't offer the value for money that you'd expect from a high-end product, and you may be better off delaying your purchase and waiting for a refresh, or spending your money elsewhere.

January 2, 2019 by

9 devices with e-ink displays

9 devices with e-ink displays

The monochrome, sunlight-readable displays remain largely synonymous with e-readers, but they're moving into other devices large and small.

December 3, 2018 by

Make your old Mac faster

Make your old Mac faster

Is your old Mac feeling its age? Have boot times spiraled from seconds to minutes? Are you starting to think that it might be time to buy a new Mac? Not so fast! Here's how you can give your old Mac a new lease of life.

November 15, 2018 by

Scenes from Apple's iPad Pro and Mac event

Scenes from Apple's iPad Pro and Mac event

Apple's October 2018 hardware event in New York City focused on updates to the iPad Pro, a new Apple Pencil 2, and new Mac models, including a refreshed version of the MacBook Air and Mac mini. Here's everything that happened during the show -- scene by scene.

October 30, 2018 by

A short history of Microsoft's Surface: Missteps and successes

A short history of Microsoft's Surface: Missteps and successes

Microsoft started working on the hybrid devices that now make up the Surface family back in 2009. The group has made some missteps along the way, but today its lineup of Windows 10 devices is genuinely impressive and widely imitated. Here's how the brand has evolved.

October 2, 2018 by

Should you wait to buy a new Mac?

TechRepublic's Karen Roby talks to ZDNet's Adrian Kingsley-Hughes about the pros and cons of buying a new Mac and different strategies Apple can take to boost sales. Read more: https://zd.net/2H7r2Dt

March 7, 2019 by

Asus ZenBook Pro 15

Without being the greatest laptop ever seen, Asus gets points for trying something new in ScreenPad. Hopefully it sticks with it.

September 26, 2018

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