Articles By Carla Thornton

Yahoo widgets seek to blend TV and Web

"TV Widgets" -- the latest attempt to meld television and the Internet, this time by Yahoo and Intel-- is here. Based on simple screen icons, it promises to show up in a range

Published on: March 27th, 2009 Carla Thornton

Holiday gift guide: Six laptops that rock

With the wide variety of laptops available, your lifestyle -- or the person you're shopping for -- should be the starting point in determining what you buy. Do you travel a lot? Ultraportables

Published on: November 17th, 2007 Carla Thornton

Outdoor tablet beats the elements

The Fujitsu LifeBook T4220 is designed to weather outside use better than your typical convertible tablet. It has a nice keyboard and performs well, too, all at a competitive price.This successor to the

Published on: October 3rd, 2007 Carla Thornton

Mediocre battery life hinders notebook

With lively performance, a fairly light weight, and several popular features, the Lenovo 3000 N200 would be a good business notebook, but its mediocre battery life won’t please frequent travelers.With lively performance, a

Published on: October 2nd, 2007 Carla Thornton

Toshiba’s less than speedy notebook

The Toshiba Satellite A215-S4757 is the first Toshiba laptop with an AMD processor instead of an Intel one. It has heaps of features, including a 250GB hard drive, but its performance could be

Published on: September 29th, 2007 Carla Thornton

Lenovo Thinkpad X61t delivers

A tidy little 4.4-pound unit, the tablet version of Lenovo's ThinkPad X61 ultraportable lacks an integrated optical drive, but it has a great design, long battery life, and an easy-on, easy-off docking station.

Published on: September 7th, 2007 Carla Thornton

Gateway unwraps ‘sexy’ tablet notebook

The E-155C is Gateway's nicest convertible tablet notebook yet. The E-155C is Gateway's nicest convertible tablet notebook yet. The small dark unit is stylish, easy-to-use, and sturdily crafted. The price-- US$1850 as of

Published on: August 30th, 2007 Carla Thornton