Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon a pricey but solid ultrabook option

What do you value more in an ultrabook: mobility, power or price tag?If your answer tilts further towards the first two aspects rather thanthe latter, then Lenovo's new ThinkPad X1 Carbonmight be for

Published on: August 22nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Toshiba unveils new business laptops, huge tablet

Toshiba Ltd. announced new business laptop models today, showing off thin and light-weight notebooks but not adhering to Intel's Ultrabook standards.The new laptops introduce an ultraportable to the Portege line and also updates

Published on: June 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Apple introduces thinner, lighter MacBook Pro

Apple on Monday unveiled its thinnest and lightest MacBook Pro ever, with the latest Intel Core processors, code-named Ivy Bridge, and a high-resolution 15.4-inch retina display that the company said is the best

Published on: June 11th, 2012 Agam Shah

Is it a laptop or a tablet?

 by James Niccolai and Michael Kan One thing apparent at Computex this week is that computer makers really aren't sure what consumers want in a PC, and they're throwing everything at the wall

Published on: June 7th, 2012 IDG News Service

Acer Aspire V notebooks available in Canada at end of June

Acer announced today its new Aspire V series of notebooks will be on sale in Canada near the end of June, packing Intel's Ivy Bridge processors into a slimmer body.The laptops are 30

Published on: June 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

How to squeeze extra juice from your laptop battery

Longer battery life: Every laptop user wants it, but few know how to get it without buying a new machine. Though laptop manufacturers have made great strides over the past few years in

Published on: April 3rd, 2012 Marco Chiappetta

Apple CEO predicts tablets will outsell PCs

Apple CEO Tim Cook believes that tablets such as the iPad will outsell PCs in the coming years thanks to the explosive popularity of one-panel slates as well as innovation from tablet makers and app

Published on: February 15th, 2012 Ian Paul

Intel Ultrabooks sets bar higher for laptops

Future ultrabook laptops will have touchscreens, voice recognition, longer battery life and lower prices, an Intel executive said Monday, as he also took a swipe at tablets during a press conference at the

Published on: January 9th, 2012 Agam Shah

Lenovo set to debut upgraded ThinkPads at CES

Lenovo on Thursday announced ThinkPad laptops with cutting-edge technologies including Intel's upcoming third-generation Core processors and the Thunderbolt interconnect, which is currently found only on Apple laptops.The laptops include the ThinkPad X1 Hybrid,

Published on: January 6th, 2012 Agam Shah

Toshiba Protege Z830 Ultrabook falls short of expectations

The best thing about Toshiba's first Ultrabook effort is the simple elegance of the notebook's design. A brushed aluminum exterior makes this lightweight laptop feel as classy as it is portable. The slim

Published on: December 9th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Nikon digital camera offers built-in projector

Have you ever wanted to show off some pictures you snapped to a large group, only to have everyone uncomfortably huddle around the camera's tiny LCD display and squint at the small images?Nikon

Published on: December 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Acer TravelMate Timeline 8481T delivers streamlined performance

Since 2009, the MacBook Air has been a safe bet for road warriors looking for an ultraportable form factor that could still churn out decent gigaflops. But PCs are fighting back with a

Published on: November 15th, 2011 Randolph Burlton

State of the Canadian SMB 2011

To mark small business month in October 2011, ITBusiness.ca conducted a survey of Canada's small to medium-sized businesses to ask them about technology: their challenges, their pain points, and their successes. Here's what

Published on: November 14th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Express IT: Mac vs. PC budget edition

We all have our preference. Some of us live and breathe Windows on the PC platform, while others are die-hard Mac fans - and the debate has been fueled thanks to funny and

Published on: November 10th, 2011 Brian Jackson