Toshiba’s Satellite T110 — the ideal travel mate

Light, fast, and long lasting are adjectives that would appropriately describe Toshiba's Satellite T 110, the company's thinnest Satellite notebook so far.It's not perfect, but tipping the scales at less than four pounds

Published on: February 10th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

JooJoo Web tablet hands-on

I had a chance to play with a pre-production model of Fusion Garage's JooJoo Web tablet, which has been covered in controversy over the last week or so. Enough with the drama--let's see

Published on: December 10th, 2009 Patrick Miller

Some ways you could use Google Chrome for business

Google, last week, held a press event to announce details of its upcoming Chrome OS. What it unveiled is an exciting new platform for Web computing that is aimed squarely at consumer netbooks,

Published on: November 26th, 2009 Michael Scalisi

Replace your netbook OS with three free Linux options

If you're buying a new netbook for this holiday season, odds are that it will be loaded with Windows 7 Starter Edition. While many users will be happy with Microsoft's new OS, others

Published on: November 5th, 2009 Howard Wen

Windows 7 portable PCs pack a powerful punch

Computer manufacturers launching hardware alongside Microsoft's Windows 7 release Oct. 22 are blurring the line between netbook and notebook. When the first netbooks – sometimes called ultraportables or mini laptops – hit the

Published on: October 15th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Five steps to making your work space completely portable

In the past few months, the dream of the digital nomad lifestyle has really taken flight. You know when major newspapers pick up on a trend, it's reaching the mainstream -- something that

Published on: September 28th, 2009 Matt Lake

Stylish new HP laptops strike balance between performance and mobility

Palo-Alto-based Hewlett-Packard Co. pulled back the curtain on its new line of computers to be released this Fall, including six mobile personal computers.Timed to match the launch of Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system,

Published on: September 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Business Netbooks: The Next Big (Little) Thing?

Yet a quick glance around the Web reveals a groundswell of support for using netbooks as companions to -- and in some cases, replacements for -- traditional business PCs. It seems that many

Published on: August 19th, 2009 Randall Kennedy

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

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

Tax break makes new PC purchases “attractive” for small Canadian firms

Canadian small businesses held off on buying new computers in the first quarter of 2009, but that situation may change significantly before the year is out.The federal government's stimulus package may boost PC

Published on: May 20th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Malware found on brand new Windows netbook

After discovering attack code on a brand new Windows XP netbook, antivirus vendor Kaspersky Labs warned users yesterday that they should scan virgin systems for malware before connecting them to the Internet.When Kaspersky

Published on: May 20th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

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

10 technologies that could change the way we work and live

They start as a mild tremor at first: rumors of an Apple Phone and rumblings about Web 2.0, whispers about touch interfaces and flash storage. Then, in what seems like an instant, there

Published on: May 4th, 2009 John Brandon