Laptops News

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Sony sounds alarm over VAIO battery fire risk

News 11 Apr, 2014 Jane McCallion

Customers urged to stop using laptops because of potential overheating issues

VMware promises enterprise low-cost route to VDI

News 9 Apr, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Virtualisation giant claims moves to cut cost of virtual desktops are starting to pay off

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Google enlists Citrix to bring Windows apps to Chromebooks

News 9 Apr, 2014 Kyle Nazario

Search giant Google hopes making it easier to install Windows apps will drive Chromebook adoption

Dell introduces Rugged Extreme Latitude devices

News 2 Apr, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Latitude 12 and 14 fully ruggedised devices coming in May

Android set to dominate 2014 device shipments

News 27 Mar, 2014 Jane McCallion

Android will continue as dominant OS for next 24 months, claims research

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Samsung Chromebook 2 set for 1 May UK release date

News 21 Mar, 2014 Clare Hopping

Google's Chromebook 2 hasn't been priced for the UK yet, but is expected to cost around £220 for the 11.6-inch version.

HP unveils ElitePad 1000 tablet aimed at business users

News 24 Feb, 2014 Rene Millman

HP's thinnest tablet sports 64-bit Windows 8.1, and an Intel Bay Trail processor.

Sony to sell its PC division & cut 5,000 jobs

News 6 Feb, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Firm to spin-off TV business as it continues road to recovery.

HP recalls faulty Google Chromebook chargers

News 18 Dec, 2013 Rene Millman

Reports of chargers overheating and melting.

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IEC outlines tech specs for universal laptop chargers

News 17 Dec, 2013 Caroline Donnelly

Standards assessment body hopes reduction in different charger types will cut e-waste levels.

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HP revamps enterprise class EliteBooks

News 10 Dec, 2013 Khidr Suleman

Firm introduces ForcePad, QHD screens and 4G connectivity.

Windows XP upgrades boost business PC market

News 3 Dec, 2013 Caroline Donnelly

However, the market as a whole looks set to experience its biggest ever contraction this year.


HP Chromebook 11 sales halted because of overheating chargers

News 15 Nov, 2013 Caroline Donnelly

Google and HP call time on Chromebook 11 sales following reports of overheating.

UK PC market racks up worst Q3 decline in Western Europe

News 8 Nov, 2013 Caroline Donnelly

European PC market continues to falter, with the UK's performance giving Gartner cause for concern.

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display

MacBook Pro 2013 release date, specs and pricing

News 22 Oct, 2013 Khidr Suleman

MacBook Pro 2013 come packing Retina Displays and Haswell chips.

Apple MacBook Air

MacBook Air recall: users offered free replacements by Apple

News 21 Oct, 2013 Rene Millman

Apple recalls MacBook Air laptops sold between June 2012 - June 2013 due to faulty SSDs.

HP unveils 14in Ultrabook with workstation horsepower

News 10 Sep, 2013 Khidr Suleman

ZBook 14 packs dual-core Haswell chips, up to 16GB of RAM and FHD display.

Dell refreshes mobile workstations with Haswell chips

News 9 Sep, 2013 Khidr Suleman

Available in 15in and 17in models with MIL-STD rating, discrete graphics and plenty of connectivity.

Green IT?

Microsoft launches website to help customers choose eco-friendly PCs

News 14 Aug, 2013 Rene Millman

Website to help find sustainably produced computers and dispose of old devices safely.

PC market growth falters as tablet demand slows

News 7 Aug, 2013 Caroline Donnelly

Canalys report suggests slow down in tablet shipments partly to blame for flat Q2 performance of PC market.