Laptops

For These Laptops, Thin Is In
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For These Laptops, Thin Is In

Ultrabooks, a new class of Windows-powered laptops, are downsizing portable computing.
John Patrick Pullen
Apple Gives MacBook Pro a Major Upgrade With Retina Display
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Apple Gives MacBook Pro a Major Upgrade With Retina Display

New slimmer, 15-inch model comes with features for business users.
Jason Fell
Sony's New Z Series Laptops Offer Lightweight Power
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Sony's New Z Series Laptops Offer Lightweight Power

At about half-an-inch thick, they come with a portable external docking station loaded with added memory and processing capabilities.
Jonathan Blum
Google's Chromebook: The Great and the Not So Great for Your Business
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Google's Chromebook: The Great and the Not So Great for Your Business

The new notebook computer isn't for everybody, but our reviewer has become a fan after using it for several weeks.
Ramon Ray
Need a Tech Upgrade? Eight Tools to Consider
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Need a Tech Upgrade? Eight Tools to Consider

The recession hasn't put a crimp on technological innovation, and deals abound. Here are eight worthy contenders.
Jonathan Blum
MacBook Air: Early Adopters Debate Its Merits
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MacBook Air: Early Adopters Debate Its Merits

Business users of Apple's new MacBook Air say it's the unit they've been waiting for. But it's price can be a deterrent.
Ericka Chickowski
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Lighter Than Air

Ultra-portable notebook MSI X-340 aims to blow away the Air.
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Reducing the Cost of a Laptop, Part 1

Last week I told you about laptops from Acer, Dell and Hewlett-Packard available for $500 to $600, depending upon configuration. But what if none of those notebooks floats your boat?
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A Leash on Your Laptop

New tracking software monitors your missing laptop's whereabouts.
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Step-by-Step: 5 Laptop Upgrades You Can Do Yourself

Your notebook may be old, but that doesn't mean its days are numbered. We'll show you how to breathe new life into your portable by opening the hood and upgrading some basic components.
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Laptop Buying Tips, Part 3

Here's how to find the best places to buy a laptop, plus how much to pay and how to finance the purchase.
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Laptop Buying Tips, Part 2

Last week I kicked off a three-part series of articles offering tips for buying a laptop.
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Laptop Buying Tips, Part 1

There are plenty of business decisions more difficult to make than choosing which laptop to buy. At the moment, I can't think of what they are, so I'll have to get back to you.
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Solid-State Drives Versus Hard-Disk Drives in Laptops

Solid-state drives outrun standard hard drives in some laptops and on some applications, but does their performance edge justify their higher price?