Convertibles are hot. Or at least the kind that change your computer from a laptop to a tablet. Hewlett-Packard has one of these this holiday selling season in the form of a swivel computer.
Its latest Chromebook, the C720P, packs a touchscreen for just $300. In comparison, Google’s Chromebook Pixel, the only previous model with a touchscreen, sells for a whopping $1,300.
A new report by research firm Canalys suggests we’ll be buying tablets by the boatload in 2017 — almost 400 million of them. And next year, tablet sales will make up a full 50 percent of all PC sales, when you define a PC as one of a tablet, desktop, or laptop.
It’s a familiar picture for the gadget world: Tablets are on the way up, while traditional PCs are on the decline, according to the latest data from the research firm Gartner.
HP is going after the ‘hearts’ of enterprise users.
HP introduces a bunch of new tablets.
Lenovo had two big choices after releasing its troubled IdeaPad Yoga last year: Refine, or give up.
Toshiba’s new laptops and tablets will be available in the $300 to $400 range.
The Dell 7000 series laptops are just 20 millimeters thick and weigh under 3 pounds.
A strong first quarter for Lenovo also revealed an interesting shift for the company.
Editor’s Pick Dell’s largest shareholders are still not convinced they should accept the buyout offer. But the stalled privatization plan is the least of Dell’s troubles.
Watch Samsung’s latest announcements here.
Targeting the back-to-school shopping rush, Google announced today that its Chromebook computers will soon come to even more major retail stores.
Alienware’s Frank Azor isn’t shy about speaking up for the PC, even as new consoles are coming soon.
At last, you can get a fast Ultrabook with 18-hour battery life.
Toshiba jumps on the Haswell bandwagon with new touch-oriented devices.
Could Apple’s Retina MacBook Pro get thinner?
New devices include a 20-inch all-in-one computer that you can use as a giant tabletop tablet.
Let me say that again: Apple is at single digit growth in a market growing at almost 40 percent.
The new models represent Sony’s efforts to include touch in more of its Windows 8 line-up.
This year, we’ll buy more tablets than notebooks for the first time ever. But by 2017, we’ll buy six times more tablets than laptops.
These models are 36 percent thinner and 18 percent lighter than previous notebooks.
Confirming earlier rumors, departing Microsoft CFO Peter Klein said today on an earnings call that Microsoft is working with manufacturing partners on smaller versions of Windows 8 devices, which likely means 7- or 8-inch Windows 8 tablets.
For all of its failures as a pure tablet, the Surface Pro is a compelling offering as an ultraportable/tablet hybrid.
HP is officially getting into the Chromebook fray with the HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook. Unfortunately, it doesn’t do much to justify the existence of Google’s browser-focused OS.
Not content to let Asus and Samsung have all the fun, Lenovo this morning announced a Chromebook laptop of its own for education buyers.
Philadelphia’s Drexel University has installed a Macbook vending machine in the university library. The kiosk dispenses MacBooks free of charge to Drexel students, staff, and faculty, who can use the machines for up to five hours at a time.
Lenovo has introduced the delicious looking ThinkPad Helix laptop/tablet hybrid, with an 11.6-inch tablet that can be attached to a comfy keyboard.
Forget Black Friday or Cyber Monday. Google just announced perhaps the best sale of the entire Christmas season, at least as far as electronics and computers are concerned.
Lenovo’s IdeaPad Yoga shows just how good — and bad –the Windows 8 experience can be.
It’s a bit surprising to see what people are looking to buy on Cyber Monday. What it isn’t,is technology, at least not primarily.
Maingear launches its Nomad 15 gaming laptop today, set to “dominate with mobile destruction.”
Editor’s Pick After Microsoft pitched the Surface as the perfect no-compromise device of the future, we found that it was anything but.
Editor’s Pick Windows 8 represents the future of Microsoft and the PC itself. Now that it’s ready for purchase, we take a hard look at the OS to help you decide whether you should buy it.
Apparently, Apple sells more than products preceded by the letter ”I.”
Here comes HP’s fleet of Windows 8 machines.
The Windows 7 laptops are upgradeable to Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system (coming Oct. 26), and they’re targeted at consumers who want affordable thin and light computers.
Say what you will about Windows 8, but it sure is getting PC manufacturers to bring out their innovation guns. Take HP, which is today announcing three new Windows 8 Ultrabooks — one of which could be its answer to Microsoft’s Surface tablet.
Samsung appears to be close to releasing a hybrid laptop-tablet running Windows 8, according to a recently released video teaser from the South Korean tech giant.
Editor’s Pick With Windows 8, Microsoft favors tablets, touchscreens, and laptops with modern touchpads. Traditional desktops with a keyboard and mouse, on the other hand, have been left in the dust.