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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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Why Google needs to put Chrome OS in developer hands

Why Google needs to put Chrome OS in developer hands

Google wants to disrupt with its stateless, cloud-focused desktop operating system. But it needs to become much more viral with exploitative apps if it expects it to succeed beyond just being a niche platform for education and light computing tasks.

October 12, 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

How to easily fix an overheating MacBook

How to easily fix an overheating MacBook

It's the time of year here in the UK where we get a week or so of summer, and I've noticed how the higher temperatures have been causing my MacBook Pro to run hot. Since a laptop running hot can quickly lead to a laptop not running at all, which in turn becomes buying a new laptop, I decided to take a look to see what was going on. Fortunately, it was a quick and easy fix.

August 14, 2018 by

Apple products you should not buy (August 2018 edition)

Apple products you should not buy (August 2018 edition)

We think of Apple as being at the absolute cutting-edge of technology, but the truth is that when you walk into an Apple Store you are in fact surrounded by a lot of old, and even outdated devices that are badly in need of a refresh. This guide helps you navigate yourself around Apple's lineup when thinking about making a purchase.

August 1, 2018 by

Turbo boost your old Mac with high-performance OWC components

Turbo boost your old Mac with high-performance OWC components

Got an old Mac that's groaning under the weight of the latest macOS releases and the software that you want to run on it? Are your boot times measured in minutes? Are you thinking that it might be time to buy a new Mac? Not so fast! Give your old Mac a new lease of life with high-performance RAM and SSDs from Mac upgrade specialists OWC.

July 3, 2018 by

Don't buy these Apple products (July 2018 edition)

Don't buy these Apple products (July 2018 edition)

We think of Apple as being at the absolute cutting-edge of technology, but the truth is that when you walk into an Apple Store you are in fact surrounded by a lot of old, and even outdated devices that are badly in need of a refresh. This guide helps you navigate yourself around Apple's lineup when thinking about making a purchase.

July 2, 2018 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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