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Best laptops 2019: Dell, Apple, Acer and more
Laptops

Best laptops 2019: Dell, Apple, Acer and more

The best notebooks, ultrabooks, and ultraportables around
29 Apr 2020
Acer Chromebook R11 review
Reviews

Acer Chromebook R11 review

This convertible Chromebook-tablet hybrid made us flip out
26 Jan 2016
HP Probook 455 G2 Ubuntu review
Laptops

HP Probook 455 G2 Ubuntu review

If you’re sick of Windows 10 already then try this Ubuntu-powered budget laptop
17 Aug 2015
acer travelmate p256-m review
Laptops

acer travelmate p256-m review

A budget 15in workhouse that has everything you need
24 Jul 2015
Toshiba Satellite Click Mini review
Laptops

Toshiba Satellite Click Mini review

Small but not perfectly formed
13 Jul 2015
dell chromebook 3120 review
Laptops

dell chromebook 3120 review

A cheap and cheerful Chromebook with only one serious flaw
5 Jun 2015
Netbook surge marks turn in PC market
Software

Netbook surge marks turn in PC market

Analyst ABI is predicting a confluence of market events will boost netbook sales over the next five years, marking a new era in the PC market.
27 Jan 2009
OLPC’s XO laptop comes to Europe
Software

OLPC’s XO laptop comes to Europe

The Give One Get One programme will finally let Europeans pick up the XO while donating another to a child in the developing world.
12 Nov 2008
Panasonic rules out netbook
Software

Panasonic rules out netbook

ToughBook manufacturer will not be jumping on the netbook bandwagon, insisting it has no plans to produce a budget business machine.
29 Sep 2008
Details of Dell's Netbook leaked online
Software

Details of Dell's Netbook leaked online

Details of Dell's entry into the low-cost laptop market are leaked online, with a claim that we could see the device sooner rather than later.
19 Aug 2008
Sub-laptop sales to hit five million this year
Software

Sub-laptop sales to hit five million this year

Wee PCs like the Asus Eee PC are continuing to storm ahead, but are still mostly a consumer device, a report from Gartner has shown.
12 Aug 2008
Gartner: $100 laptop three years away
Software

Gartner: $100 laptop three years away

The analyst firm has said that it's unlikely a laptop will break that milestone price within the next three years.
28 Jul 2008
OLPC XO computers in sight for Windows XP
Software

OLPC XO computers in sight for Windows XP

Microsoft internally releases the Windows XP version for the OLPC XO computer.
28 Jul 2008
Cheap laptops boost PC shipments
Software

Cheap laptops boost PC shipments

IDC has said that enthusiasm for low-cost laptops, such as the Asus Eee PC, will boost worldwide computer sales.
13 Jun 2008
Your views: Eee PC and cheap laptops
Network & Internet

Your views: Eee PC and cheap laptops

Last week, we asked for your thoughts on the Eee PC and the big market for small laptops.
6 Jun 2008
Eee PC leads cheap laptops at Computex
Software

Eee PC leads cheap laptops at Computex

Low-cost laptops and WiMax to pull in the crowds to the Taipei computer show.
2 Jun 2008
Dell shows off its Eee PC rival
Software

Dell shows off its Eee PC rival

Dell has unveiled pictures of its take on the Eee PC cheap laptop, after head Michael Dell was seen with one.
29 May 2008
Next generation of OLPC laptop unveiled
Software

Next generation of OLPC laptop unveiled

The new XO laptop will feature dual touchscreens and a $75 target price.
21 May 2008
The impact of the Eee PC
Mobile

The impact of the Eee PC

Had most people in IT even heard of Asus' Eee PC a year ago? Probably not. Yet its impact has been nothing short of remarkable...
8 May 2008
Low-cost computing gets professional for Afghan school
Mobile

Low-cost computing gets professional for Afghan school

Low-cost thin client computing technology has helped a women's business school in Kandahar, Afghanistan bulk up its IT offering, while keeping energy …
17 Dec 2007