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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Actually, it appears I broke Panasonic’s Toughbook 55

Actually, it appears I broke Panasonic’s Toughbook 55

After battle-testing the Panasonic Toughbook 55 with a cup of hot coffee, the thing initially seemed fine but later stopped working. Examining the situation suggests both that my coffee test was foolish and unfair but also that Panasonic might want to reconsider one small but important detail of the Toughbook’s design.

October 11, 2019 by

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

A brief 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.

September 26, 2019 by

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

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

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