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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Best cheap gear to turn your home office into a video studio

Best cheap gear to turn your home office into a video studio

Sometimes your laptop's camera and mic just won't cut it, but adding a few extra pieces of hardware will help take your video conference calls and at-home studio to the next level. We've rounded up some of the best (and still affordable) products for you to get the most bang for your buck.

March 13, 2020 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

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

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