Ubuntu Laptop Buying Guide
By Matt Hartley | Article Published November 03, 2014
Selecting the best Ubuntu laptop for your needs requires understanding the market for Linux compatible laptops.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, laptop, ubuntu Laptop
Forrester: Enterprises Should Consider Chromebooks
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 30, 2013
The stripped-down laptops aren't for everyone, but they could fill a niche.
Tags: Google, Cloud, laptop, Gmail, Enterprise, Forrester, Chromebook
Mac Sales Declined 12% in June
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 24, 2013
June was a slow month, despite the launch of new MacBook Airs.
Tags: Apple, Mac, PC sales, laptop, desktop, MacBook Air
Dell's PC Future
By Rob Enderle | Article Published June 04, 2013
Instead of giving up on the PC, Dell is focusing on this key product segment.
Tags: PC, Dell, laptop, channel, BYOD
Everything You’ve Heard About Google’s Chromebook Pixel Is Wrong
By Mike Elgan | Article Published May 08, 2013
The Pixel is neither overpriced, nor limited in the ways people think it is. Here’s what you need to know.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, PC, laptop, hardware, Chromebook Pixel
NPD: Tablets Will Outsell Laptops 3-to1 by 2017
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 06, 2013
Even in 2013, manufacturers will likely ship more tablets than notebook PCs.
Tags: PC, tablet, Notebook, laptop, NPD
Gartner: Device Shipments to Top 2.4 Billion This Year
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 04, 2013
Tablet shipments are increasing, while PC shipments are falling.
Tags: Android, smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop, Gartner, PC shipments
Coming Soon: Touchscreen Chromebooks
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 21, 2013
Unnamed sources say Google has developed new touchscreen laptops that could go on sale this year.
Tags: Google, Chrome, laptop, Touchscreens, Chromebook
HP Launches Its First Chromebook
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 04, 2013
The Pavilion 14 Chromebook went on sale Monday for $330.
Tags: Google, Chrome OS, HP, Notebook, laptop, Chromebook
Intel: $599 Ultrabooks Are Coming This Year
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 08, 2013
The next generation of ultrabooks will all have touchscreens.
Tags: Intel, laptop, touchscreen, ultrabook
Consequences of Dell Embracing Ubuntu
By Matt Hartley | Article Published December 10, 2012
At this point, Dell offers only one compelling Ubuntu-based product for home users--not enough to show that it is taking desktop Linux seriously.
Tags: Ubuntu, Dell, laptop, Canonical, ultrabook, XPS
NASA Steps Up Security Measures After Laptop Theft
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 15, 2012
The stolen laptop was not encrypted and contained personal information for employees.
Tags: laptop, data breach, encryption, theft, NASA
Some Ultra Disappointments for Computer Makers
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 12, 2012
Market research firms report sluggish PC sales for the second quarter.
Tags: Dell, HP, PC sales, laptop, Lenovo, IDC, Acer, Gartner, ultrabook
Dell Launches Two XPS Laptops, One with Ultrabook Capabilities
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 26, 2012
Both new laptops retail for more than $1,000.
Tags: Dell, laptop, ultrabook
HP Expands Ultrabook Line, Unveils 'Sleekbooks'
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 09, 2012
The sleekbooks are a lot like ultrabooks, but they're cheaper because they use AMD processors.
Tags: HP, laptop, AMD, ultrabook, sleekbook
Apple CEO Scoffs at Tablet-Laptop Hybrid
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 26, 2012
Tim Cook says combining a tablet and a laptop is like combining a toaster and a refrigerator.
Tags: Apple, tablet, laptop, tim cook
Intel to Postpone Mass Shipments of Ivy Bridge Processors
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 16, 2012
Laptop vendors fear the first part of 2012 will be a "dark period" for the industry.
Tags: Intel, processors, Notebook, laptop
Apple Unveils Mac OS Lion, MacBook Refresh
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 24, 2011
Apple touts Mac OS Lion as offering new dashboard control and better application start-up.
Tags: Apple, laptop, MacBook, Mac OS
Will Apple Abandon the Traditional PC?
By Paul Rubens | Article Published November 10, 2010
With its phenomenal success with the iPhone and iPad, will Apple continue to invest in the traditional PC?
Tags: iphone apps, iPad apps, Apple, laptop, hardware
Making the iPad Sync with Linux
By Paul Ferrill | Article Published October 25, 2010
The Apple iPad can (sort of) sync up with a Linux machine, given that you're willing to make a few OS compromises.
Tags: Linux, iPad, Apple, Linux downloads, laptop
Lenovo ThinkPad L412: 'Green' Laptop
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 08, 2010
As the tech world focuses on green computing, Lenovo attempts to lead the way with the ThinkPad L412.
Tags: Notebook, netbook, laptop, notebook review, laptop review
TEO Linux Netbook: Ultra-Sturdy
By Carla Schroder | Article Published May 21, 2010
Made by ZaReason, the TEO Linux netbook runs Ubuntu out of the box and offers easy-to-use portable computing.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, netbooks, netbook, laptop
Laptop as Workstation: HP EliteBook 8440w
By Eric Grevstad | Article Published May 10, 2010
HP touts the EliteBook 8440w as a true workstation, muscular enough for demanding engineering and scientific applications and built with professional-grade graphics. Does it live up to the hype?
Tags: netbooks, Notebook, laptop, workstation, laptop review
Toshiba Tecra A11 Notebook: Business-Class Muscle
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 06, 2010
The Toshiba notebook's speed, storage and memory makes it a robust tool for any business road warrior.
Tags: netbooks, netbook review, laptop, notebooks, business
Laptops vs. Lectures: Let's Ban Lectures!
By Mike Elgan | Article Published March 12, 2010
Few would argue with the idea that the Internet, PCs and mobile devices open up massive new opportunities to transform university education. So why the resistance to laptops in class?
Tags: netbooks, Notebook, notebook PC, netbook, laptop
HP Releases Ultra-Thin Laptops for Business
By Christopher Saunders | Article Published March 02, 2010
Targeting enterprise and SMB laptop buyers, HP claims thin is in. A slender notebook for the road warrior without much space.
Tags: HP, Notebook, laptop, laptop review, Enterprise
Microsoft: Windows 7 Not Harming Batteries
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 09, 2010
The warnings issued by Windows 7 about failing batteries are correct, and are not causing batteries to reach this state, a Microsoft executive states.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows 7, laptop, battery, battery life
Dell's New Laptop 'World's Thinnest'
By - Reuters | Article Published March 17, 2009
The high end Adamo notebook looks to be a head-to-head competitor with ultra-thin MacBook Air. Where does the trend toward thin laptops end?
Tags: consumer, Dell, marketing, Notebook, laptop
Insider's Guide to Business Laptops
By Jamie Bsales | Article Published March 05, 2009
Buyers of business laptops are faced with a blizzard of options. Here's how to select the best laptop for your needs.
Tags: Intel, HP, Notebook, laptop, AMD
Laptops with Solid State Drives: Pros and Cons
By David Strom | Article Published July 21, 2008
Solid state drives can offer higher performance than conventional rotating storage, yet also add about $500- $800 to a laptops price. Are they worth it?
Tags: chips, Dell, laptop, Solid-State Drives, Storage
Gateway M-1626 Laptop: Sixty-Four But Not Hardcore
By Eric Grevstad | Article Published July 02, 2008
Review: the six-pound, AMD dual-core-powered portable does indeed exceed the run-of-the-mill with the 64-bit version of Vista. But do its battery life and graphics performance suit its suitable-for-power-users positioning?
Tags: Windows, Vista, Dell, laptop, gateway
It's a Small (Notebook) World at Computex
By Eric Grevstad | Article Published June 06, 2008
Whether it's sold by generic white-box resellers or famous names like Dell and Apple, a huge percentage of PC hardware comes from Taiwan. That's why the annual Computex trade show in Taipei always generates big news.
Tags: wireless, Intel, Notebook, laptop, nVidia