Ultimate guide to buying the perfect laptop for business

Whether you're buying for yourself or outfitting a department, shopping for a laptop today is a double-edged sword. The good news is that there's a huge variety to choose from, all with pros

Published on: June 2nd, 2009 Brian Nadel

28 per cent work in bed with laptop – ticking off their partners

More than a quarter of 329 London workers surveyed admit they routinely take their laptop or other mobile computing device to bed to do work.The same survey indicated that 57 per cent of

Published on: May 21st, 2009 Ellen Messmer

Top tips on buying a nifty Netbook … at the right price

The term netbook, coined by Intel, conveys little useful information about this category of machines. Sure, they all have wireless networking, but so does every other laptop. What the term originally helped to

Published on: May 21st, 2009 PC World staff

New netbooks blend “best features” of laptops, smartphones

Even by the rapid-fire standards of the technology industry, netbooks have evolved quickly. However, the most significant netbook changes of all will start becoming available in the next year. First popularized after Taiwanese

Published on: May 20th, 2009 David Haskin

Ten things that peeve me about tech — and 10 that please

Sure, spyware, spam and wireless routers that have the lifespan of a mosquito annoy us all. But what do we really hate about technology? Here's my top 10 list: 1. People Who Talk

Published on: April 16th, 2009 Thomas Wailgum

Premium netbook showdown – is the extra cost worth it?

The term "premium netbook" initially sounds like a self-contradiction, particularly given the evolution of this particular species. After all, netbooks were conceived not just to be small and light -- they typically weigh

Published on: March 27th, 2009 David Haskin and Brian Nadel

Layoffs leave countless desktops, laptops lying around unused

A huge amount of office productivity devices – including desktops, laptops, servers and handhelds – many with sensitive data on them, are gathering dust in vacant employee cubicles, stockrooms or desks. Pat Beemer,

Published on: March 11th, 2009 Lucas Mearian

Seven technologies that changed life – and business – for good

Today life without a cell phone, a laptop or an Internet connection seems unthinkable. Tech has infiltrated daily life in so many ways that it's hard to remember entire generations found ways to

Published on: February 20th, 2009 Jeff Radecki

Net Profit

With the some of the most recognized names in the high-tech industry -- Intel, Arm, Microsoft, Linux, Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Sony, and many more --hyping netbooks as the next big thing, InfoWorld decided

Published on: February 19th, 2009 Ephraim Schwartz

Ultraportable laptops

They're highly portable, inexpensive, very popular -- and a potential security nightmare. Running against the trend of mobile computers featuring progressively larger processors, memory, storage, screens and price tags, ultraportable laptops promise to

Published on: December 22nd, 2008 John Edwards

Take the Internet with you: Canadian carriers offer USB Internet sticks

This is equally true for those who live in rural areas where Internet connectivity through Broadband DSL or cable isn't always an option. The dongles essentially make use of the cellular network to

Published on: December 15th, 2008 Ted Kritsonis

Top ten tips to safeguard your laptop and data during travel

If you're planning on traveling with your laptop this holiday season, you might want to travel prepared. The statistics are overwhelmingly bad: According to Gartner, one laptop is stolen every 53 seconds.U.S. airports,

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 Thomas Wailgum

Should I drop my PC for the new MacBooks?

With today's announcements about refreshes to the entire Apple MacBook family of laptops, no doubt, half the members of the Apple cult have already run out to the nearest Apple store. View a

Published on: October 16th, 2008 Darren Gladstone

Tips on how the tech savvy travel

Plenty of stories provide advice for elite mobile professionals. But what about you, the unproductive traveler? Maybe you're on vacation. Maybe you're trying to chill out before a day's worth of travel and

Published on: October 13th, 2008 Darren Gladstone