Best and worst tech brands for customer service

Device manufacturers spend billions each year on designing, marketing, and advertising their products. That's what they need to do to get you to the counter to buy. But how many of them are

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Jeff Bertolucci

New Brunswick teachers receive new laptops

New Brunswick’s Department of Education is serious about building a 21st Century model of learning.  On April 16, 2010 the Department announced that every teacher in our system will receive a new notebook

Published on: April 26th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Cool tips n’ tricks to liven up your laptop

How do you change the look of a laptop? I mean really change its look--just shifting around the wallpaper, screensaver, or Windows color theme doesn't count. This is a bigger task than you

Published on: April 16th, 2010 David Murphy

iPad beats laptops for air travel scenarios

There are passionate views on both sides regarding whether or not the Apple iPad can be an effective business tool, or is merely a consumer gadget. That debate has merit while sitting in

Published on: April 13th, 2010 Tony Bradley

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

Everything you need to know about buying the perfect laptop

Perhaps no common computer product has as many variations, with as wide a performance range, as the modern laptop PC. From tiny netbooks to big and powerful desktop-replacement systems, the differences in pricing,

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Jason Cross

Microsoft’s subtle strategy to make you buy a pricey laptop

A survey published this week by consumer shopping site Retrevo puts Windows 7 Starter on trial for disappointing netbook users who were expecting more features and fewer restrictions.With Windows 7 now available to

Published on: November 16th, 2009

Average cost of a lost business laptop is $49,000

About fifteen years ago, my husband and his colleague had their laptop computers stolen out of a car. They were fearful of reporting the incident to their boss, largely because the laptops had

Published on: November 6th, 2009 Linda Musthaler

Six cheap and easy ways to fix a broken laptop

We live and work in a cold, cruel world where our laptops take a lot of abuse. Regardless of how gentle we try to be, it's inevitable that sooner or later our notebooks

Published on: September 14th, 2009 Brian Nadel

Dell’s brawny new notebook

Bullet-proof is the word that comes to mind when you first glimpse Dell's rugged business notebook – the Latitude E6400 XFR.Forget about slim and sexy MacBooks or pretty bite-sized netbooks. If you're into

Published on: August 6th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Business notebook goes ballistic with Dell’s E6400 XFR

Bullet proof is the word that comes to mind when you first catch a glimpse of Dell's ruggedized business notebook the Latitude E6400 XFR.Forget about slim and sexy Mac Books or pretty bite-sized

Published on: August 4th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

HP Mini 5101 netbook means business

HP pioneered the notion of transforming a netbook into a corporate raider. The idea seems like a budget-conscious no-brainer now, but 18 months ago the HP Mini 2133 was a wolf pack of

Published on: July 28th, 2009 Darren Gladstone

Dell unveils “world’s thinnest laptop” to take on Mac Air

Dell launched its sleek and fashionable Adamo laptop line Tuesday one of the most buzzed laptops of the year.Going head to head with Apple's MacBook Air and HP's Voodoo Envy, Dell's Adamo line

Published on: March 18th, 2009 Daniel Ionescu and Agam Shah

Top five portable notebooks and netbooks under $1000

Say good-bye to costly computers. These five netbooks and laptops are quick, easy, and available on the cheap. HP Mini 1000 Netbook The HP Mini 1000 is HP's second-generation foray into the netbook

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 Darren Gladstone