Sony recalls 438,000 Vaio laptops due to overheating risk

The risk of burns due to overheating has prompted Sony to issue a worldwide recall of some 438,000 units of the company's high-end, line of ultra-lightweight Vaio TZ series laptops.Among the 70 incidents

Published on: September 5th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

WiFi service takes flight on some airlines

American Airlines launched in-flight WiFi service on three long-haul routes in the U.S. Wednesday, and will decide in three to six months whether to expand the service to other routes.The launch is the

Published on: August 21st, 2008 Matt Hamblen

Three terrific large-screen notebooks that pull out all the stops

From the beginning of the age of mobility, we've been trying to squeeze more computer into smaller, lighter and more mobile notebook cases. A new generation of large notebooks with impressive displays, however,

Published on: August 15th, 2008 Brian Nadel

Canadian potential eyed as Delta’s WiFi in the sky program takes flight

Remember how you eventually learned to grin and bear it as the bus passenger next to you went on a talkathon on their cell phone for the duration of the trip?Fasten your seatbelt,

Published on: August 7th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Apple, Lenovo top laptop makers

Even in this distressing economy, we need to upgrade outdated equipment or replace a laptop that has become irredeemable. Deciding that you need a new laptop is just the first step. The next

Published on: July 29th, 2008 James A. Martin

Call to end laptop seizures could benefit Canadian travelers

Canadian business travelers to the U.S. might not have to deal for with hassle of have their laptops searched by American border guards if a lobby by a digital rights group and an

Published on: June 16th, 2008 Grant Gross

Call to end routine laptop searches may benefit Canadian travelers

Canadian business travelers to the U.S. might not have the hassle of having their laptops searched by American border guards if lobbying by a digital rights group and an association of corporate travelers

Published on: June 16th, 2008 Grant Gross

How to avoid Wi-Fi hackers

Let me say thanks to the Women's Business Council of the Southwest for inviting me to teach them about laptop safety. The business backgrounds of the members ranged from huge company manager to

Published on: June 13th, 2008 James E. Gaskin

Don’t do twice what needs to be done once – Dow Chemical’s formula for lowering IT costs

With the unstable U.S. economy, American companies are planning cost-cutting measures to compensate for other rising costs and decreasing sales that are impacting their earnings. Those reactionary companies could learn a lesson from

Published on: May 30th, 2008 Meridith Levinson

Ten terrific things you can do with your PC – Part 3

Read Part 1 of this article.Read part 2 of this article.Quickly Organize Your Books and MusicBibliophiles need not be hostile towards a computer. You can organize your beloved tomes using a computer and

Published on: May 1st, 2008 PC World India Staff

Five reasons to say yes to Macs even when your company says no

Will Weider has used Macs since he paid US$3,000 for a Mac Plus-also known as the "Fat" Mac-in 1984 and shelled out another $600 for 512kb of extra memory.Although he took a break

Published on: April 21st, 2008 Robert Lemos

Apple just wants to keep us guessing

As positive as the switch to Intel-built processors has been for Apple, one aspect of that partnership must drive Steve Jobs' control-freak nature absolutely bonkers: secrecy. Or, more to the point, the lack

Published on: April 8th, 2008 Rik Myslewski

Five ultralight laptops that blend features and functionality

The ultralight laptops in our roundup compete with Apple's MacBook Air (in dimensions, if not in style). While we admire the MacBook Air's form and the engineering achievement it presents, it isn't the

Published on: April 1st, 2008 Darren Gladstone

Meet Cario, Canova, Saifu – the laptops you’ll work on in 2015

A lot has changed in the 20 years since the first laptop computers appeared, including gigahertz processors, color screens, optical drives and wireless data. However, one thing that has stubbornly stayed the same

Published on: March 27th, 2008 Brian Nadel