notebooks

  • Intel’s New Core M Processors Will Bring Thin, Fanless Convertible Notebooks This Holiday

    Intel’s New Core M Processors Will Bring Thin, Fanless Convertible Notebooks This Holiday

    Intel has launched its Core M processor line at IFA 2014 this year, and is announcing a number of key launch partners that will be shipping Intel M-based convertible notebooks starting this holiday season. The new M chips allow users to build much thinner designs, since they’re incredibly energy-efficient and can run cool enough that they don’t require a heat-fighting fan in… Read More

  • Mobile PC Market To More Than Double On Demand For Tablets And Touch PCs, According To Report

    Mobile PC Market To More Than Double On Demand For Tablets And Touch PCs, According To Report

    The mobile PC market isn’t doing great, but that’s only if you look at it independently of tablet device sales. NPD DisplaySearch now says that over the next five years, however, the mobile PC market will more than double, growing from 367.6 million units in 2012 to 762.7 million by 2017. Read More

  • Apple Grabs 84% Of Mobile PC Shipments For Q2 2012, Tablet Market Predicted To Remain Strong In 2013

    Apple Grabs 84% Of Mobile PC Shipments For Q2 2012, Tablet Market Predicted To Remain Strong In 2013

    Apple was responsible for an impressive 84 percent of total mobile PC shipments in Q2 2012, owing primarily to the success of its iPad line, according to a new report from supply chain analysis firm NPD DisplaySearch. LG Display reaped the benefit of that market domination, leading the industry in mobile PC panel shipments in 2012 thanks to its supplier relationship with Apple. Read More

  • Back To School: The Best Ultrathin Notebook

    Back To School: The Best Ultrathin Notebook

    Ultrabooks aren’t a hard sell. They’re super thin, really light, and powerful enough to handle everyday tasks (including a little gaming) with aplomb. That’s why I’d recommend them to students looking for a thin, light, and cheap way to get some great computing power without weighing down your backpack. To that end, we gathered up four promising thin-and-light… Read More

  • HP Shifts Consumer Notebook Production From China To Japan

    HP Shifts Consumer Notebook Production From China To Japan

    Back in June, HP announced something very unusual: a plan to shift production of business notebooks for the Japanese market from China to Japan. The company then actually started manufacturing these devices in its plant in Akishima near Tokyo, in August. It appears the US company is seeing some potential in the move, as now Japan’s biggest business daily The Nikkei is reporting that HP… Read More

  • Asus Zenbooks Enter The Ultrabook Fray, Starting At $999

    Asus Zenbooks Enter The Ultrabook Fray, Starting At $999

    The promise of the ultra-cheap ultrabook hasn’t quite been fulfilled yet, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a few sexy machines before the new ones hit. Acer’s Aspire S3 dropped yesterday, and we’ll have a review up soon, but the new Asus Zenbooks, rumored and pictured earlier but only actually announced today, are the ones I’ve been waiting… Read More

  • MGX: NEC Shows 9.9MM Thin, Android-Based Notebook Prototype

    MGX: NEC Shows 9.9MM Thin, Android-Based Notebook Prototype

    NEC is working on an super-thin notebook that’s powered by Android (version unknown) and that’s just 9.9mm thick. The so-called MGX (an internal code-name, “MG” stands for “mobile gear”) is currently just a prototype, but it looks pretty slick. In its current form, the device is 215mm long, 109mm wide, and weighs 350g. It features a 7-inch OLED touch… Read More

  • HP Starts Making Notebooks – In Japan

    HP Starts Making Notebooks – In Japan

    HP caused a major splash (not only) in the technology world when the world’s biggest computer maker last week announced it plans to spin off its PC business. But one country, which has always been a unique market for many companies, is apparently getting a special treatment: Japan. We reported back in June that HP will move over part of the production for notebooks from China to Japan… Read More

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