Acer ships first sub-$1,000 ultrabook

Acer on Monday shipped its Aspire S3 ultrabook starting at $899, becoming the first to crack the $1,000 price barrier in Intel's new category of thin and light laptops.The S3 has a 13.3-inch

Published on: October 12th, 2011 Agam Shah

Dell Inspiron 14z: good performance, awkward design

I wanted to like the Dell Inspiron 14z when I first opened thelaptop's lid. Alas, love at first sight faded to “let's just befriends” in short order. The Inspiron 14z--Dell sent us a

Published on: October 12th, 2011 Loyd Case

Apple Thunderbolt Display perfect MacBook Air companion

From most angles, Apple's new 27-inch Thunderbolt Display looks justlike the 27-inch LED Cinema Display  released last year.However, if you take a closer look at what the Thunderbolt Display hasto offer, you'll find

Published on: September 26th, 2011 Christine Wong

Complete guide to Intel’s new Ultrabooks

The Ultrabook, a new class of ultraportable laptops defined byIntel, has been making waves lately as the next major step in laptopdesign. These ultraslim and lightweight laptops promise to combine the conveniences of

Published on: September 20th, 2011 Melanie Pinola

Why Intel’s Ultrabooks are the business computers of the future

Ultrabooks, a new laptop category introduced by Intel, are thecomputers of the future. They're less than .8 inches thick and lighterthan 3 pounds, and anyone who has used one will tell you it's

Published on: September 8th, 2011 Joseph Fieber

Snapping nude photos of laptop

We've all heard the cool stories about how people are able to recovertheir stolen electronics using various tracking services. But onegadget-tracking service may have gone too far--a U.S. District Judgehas ruled against Absolute

Published on: September 1st, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Dell Latitude E6420 excels with Sandy Bridge chips, long battery life

Cool, comfy, competent and classy are some of the words that come to mind when you've tried out the Dell Latitude E6420, the company's rugged 14-inch business laptop that boasts of a battery

Published on: August 18th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Road warrior’s travel guide: best tech gear options on the go

Former computer security consultant Anil Polat has set a goal of traveling the world indefinitely, while blogging about his tech-fueled experiences at Given his on-the-go lifestyle, Polat has strong feelings about what

Published on: August 2nd, 2011 Anil Polat

How to work outside with your tech

Laptops, tablets, and smartphones are supposed to make us mobile: Freed of cumbersome desktop technology, we can work anywhere we want. Why, then, don't you see legions of people at parks, beaches, or

Published on: July 13th, 2011 Christopher Null

A dozen ways to stay connected while traveling

Travel season is nearly here, and although we all love our technology at home, using devices while you're away can be a hassle. Before you even start to pack your bags, check out

Published on: June 30th, 2011 Kevin Lee

Dell XPS 15z, quite a tasty MacBook Pro alternative

A super thin, matte-finish aluminum and magnesium body, sleek and clean lines, backlit silicon keyboard. You could be forgiven for thinking about the MacBook when you first set your eyes on Dell Inc.'s

Published on: June 21st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Dell’s Inspiron duo: A tablet with a double personality

With the tablet market heating up, Dell Inc. launched the Inspiron duo last fall, a 10.1-inch laptop with a bit of an identity crisis. The duo is most recognizable by its flip screen,

Published on: April 14th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

USB 3.0 drives three times faster than USB 2.0

It's been more than a year since I initially looked at USB 3.0 as it relates to portable external storage, and many more devices have hit the market. More importantly, we're finally seeing some notebooks

Published on: April 6th, 2011 Keith Shaw

Smartphones just the beginning for OLED displays

If the screen on that sleek smartphone you just bought looks unusually bright and colorful, you might not be looking at an LCD at all. The displays in models such as the Samsung Galaxy S, the Google

Published on: March 30th, 2011 Robert L. Mitchell