My struggles with the MacBook Air's decrepit keyboard have reached the point of UFC combat. With Apple suddenly releasing a new version of its worst hardware of the decade, will it be different?
Apple's fascination with endlessly making devices thinner resulted in reliability problems, and ultimately having to backtrack.
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 dozen laptops can keep you online and working longer when you need to be unplugged.
Want a speaker for your office that pumps out premium sound and offers Bluetooth streaming or voice control? Here are your best options from all the big players, including Sonos, Bose, Google, Apple, and Amazon.
As it unveiled the new iPad Pros, Apple announced that all iPads that support iPadOS 13.4 will get trackpad support.
The MacBook Air update rides shotgun with the new iPad Pro. Apple's product refresh cycle lands just as more workers are going remote.
While robust passwords go a long way to securing your valuable online accounts, hardware-based two-factor authentication takes that security to the next level.
If you've gone shopping for a portable PC lately, you know that the sheer number of choices can be overwhelming. How do you narrow your options? Use my checklist to assemble the specs that match your preferences.
We've hand-picked 12 well-rated standing desks that satisfy a range of wants and needs.
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.
Up to $50 off third-gen AMD Ryzen CPUs.
Our pick of the best Chromebooks for work, school, and home.
Looking for a new laptop that won't break the bank? Here are a selection from a variety of manufacturers, with prices starting at only $230. All laptops are new, not refurbished, and available to purchase today.
When you're working from home, the best way to increase your productivity is to go big with the components you interact with the most: Display, keyboard, and mouse. Here are four options for making that workspace more productive.
While the Pixelbook Go is not the cheapest Chromebook available and rivals Windows computer prices, it has been my daily driver for five months and is now helping me work remotely while we deal with a troubling virus. There is a lot to like in this Chromebook and using it is rather joyful in a time of fear and uncertainty.
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.
The monochrome, sunlight-readable displays remain largely synonymous with e-readers, but they're moving into other devices large and small.
While Apple carried out a big refresh of its hardware lineup in September and October, refreshing the iPhones, iPad Pro, and some of the Macs, there are plenty of other Apple products you should avoid buying in the run up to the holidays.
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.
A look back at a decade of the year's biggest shopping 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.
Just because it's for sale in the Apple Store at a reassuringly high price doesn't mean it's a good deal that that you should buy it, There are no shortage of Apple gear you should avoid buying in the run up to the holidays. If you're thinking of buying any these, you might be better looking at alternatives.
While Apple carried out a big refresh of its hardware lineup in September, there are plenty of other Apple products you should avoid buying in the run up to the holidays. If you're thinking of buying these, you might be better looking at alternatives.
Now that the new iPhones, along with the Apple Watch Series 4, have landed, you're a go to buy new a some shiney new Apple stuff. But there are plenty of other Apple products you should avoid.
Whether you have a smartphone, a tablet, or a laptop, or in fact anything else that contains a battery, here's how to get the longest life out of it possible.
Add these useful, cool tech items to your back-to-school list for 2018.
If you need a notebook that can last all day away from a power outlet, these dozen can handle it -- and then some. Your options include top-rated Windows, Mac and Chromebook systems.
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.
These work for anyone else who want a top-notch laptop.
The price point, power, functionality, and mobility are all important for students. Here is our pick of the best.
ZDNet's Tiernan Ray tells Karen Roby that Panasonic’s Toughbook 55 laptop is a fine machine that's built to withstand rugged environments, but he wouldn’t recommend pouring hot coffee on it, something he now regrets. Read more: https://zd.net/2P2wWJB
Microsoft reveals how it fine-tuned its new Surface lineup to improve automation and productivity in Office 365.
When it's time to buy a new portable PC, there's more to consider than just the standard specs. These are five features that can't be benchmarked but have an undeniable impact on productivity.
There’s more to the right hardware choice than speeds and feeds. Ed Bott shares some features from the latest generation of PCs that will make you more productive and less frustrated. Read more: https://zd.net/2A3S6y1
Jason Cipriani and Jason Perlow discuss in this week's Jason Squared which gadgets and accessories -- a.k.a travel tech -- they need most when hitting the road. Read more: https://zd.net/2HOu1iZ
Fans of Dell laptops will rush to purchase this metal-encased machine.
Are you finding that the battery in your Windows laptop isn't lasting as long as it used to? Here how to tell if it is getting worn. Read more: https://zd.net/2LJzPxh
A new report claims that the Trump administration's latest tariff proposal on goods imported from China could raise prices on new laptops by 17 percent in the US. Read more: https://zd.net/2RGROoE
78,500 laptop batteries are to be recalled after eight new reports of battery packs overheating, melting, or charring.
Some flaws seem so obvious, and complaints so widespread, that it's hard to understand why they've not been fixed.
The hefty price tag is only the beginning of the pain that comes as a result of buying a new Mac.
Rumors that Apple is planning an architecture switch away from Intel chips to its own silicon have been circulating for some time now, but recent reports suggest that Apple's revamping will be widespread, and bring even tighter integration between iPhone, iPad, and the Mac. Read more: https://zd.net/2EViugP
HP ZBook Studio G5 Mobile Workstation review: Stylish, sturdy and powerful