Surface 2 a great tablet, mediocre laptop replacement: reviewers

With Microsoft Corp. launching two new Surface tablets in the last week or so, it’s easy to get confused with the difference between the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. However, reviews

Published on: October 28th, 2013 Candice So

HP TouchPad update fails to address performance lag

My first review of the HP TouchPad said it and many others agreed: This tablet was terribly slow. Even HP promised there would be a firmware update to improve performance issues. More than

Published on: August 8th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

BlackBerry PlayBook review: great size, poor software

To say that Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook is a study in contrasts is an understatement. After extensively testing a PlayBook ($500 for 16GB of storage, $600 for a 32GB version, and $700

Published on: April 15th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

Acer Liquid Metal is classy low-cost Android option

The iPhone may have the cache on cool factor and the BlackBerry still holds sway on the business set, but Android smart phones sales are quickly overrunning both handsets. As app developers flock

Published on: March 28th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 delivers accurate voice recognition

Nuance has taken almost two years to roll out its new speech recognition software, Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11. Since I was impressed with the company's previous Professional version, I was eager to don a

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Aoife M. McEvoy

Plug power leaks with APC Back-UPS ES 750

You turn out the lights when you leave your home office, and your computer is configured to go into standby mode, but what about all those peripherals? From PC speakers to printers, home

Published on: December 20th, 2007 Robert L. Mitchell

Navigation is a breeze with Garmin’s N

The Garmin Nüvi 200 is a great entry into the world of Global Positioning System (GPS) devices. At about 4 by 3 in. in size, it can be mounted in your vehicle or

Published on: December 13th, 2007 David Ramel

Fujitsu LifeBook T2010

I have owned a number of Fujitsu PCs over the years, and I've always found them to be reliable and a good value. The T2010 is no exception -- it's sleek, functional, and

Published on: November 21st, 2007 Craig Mathias

Holiday gift guide: Six laptops that rock

With the wide variety of laptops available, your lifestyle -- or the person you're shopping for -- should be the starting point in determining what you buy. Do you travel a lot? Ultraportables

Published on: November 17th, 2007 Carla Thornton

Contort no more for mobile reception

Every mobile phone user knows the pain of receiving an important call in a building or home with bad cellular reception. Nobody knows that anguish better than the remote worker who has poor

Published on: September 1st, 2007 Al Sacco

Gateway unwraps ‘sexy’ tablet notebook

The E-155C is Gateway's nicest convertible tablet notebook yet. The E-155C is Gateway's nicest convertible tablet notebook yet. The small dark unit is stylish, easy-to-use, and sturdily crafted. The price-- US$1850 as of

Published on: August 30th, 2007 Carla Thornton

Today in Products: Fluke Networks offers fibre test kits

Networking Fluke Networks SimpliFiber Verification Kits introduced Fluke Networks Canada has introduced four SimpliFiber Optical Loss Test Kits, catering to technicians and contractors at different levels. The kits contain tools for measuring loss

Published on: March 13th, 2006 ITBusiness Staff