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Ballmer: Windows 7 slates are coming
— 6:00 AM on July 13, 2010

Get ready for a slew of slates with Windows 7 on 'em. That's the gist of what Steve Ballmer announced at the Worldwide Partner...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Survey says iPad is first Apple device for many owners
— 10:59 AM on July 12, 2010

Mashable has published some interesting results from a Resolve Market Research report that looks into how iPad owners use and feel about the device....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: A real notebook for $450
— 5:07 PM on July 9, 2010

AMD-based laptops are becoming increasingly widespread lately, and some of them are surprisingly good deals. Take HP's Pavilion dv4: an honest-to-goodness 14" laptop with a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Alienware M11x R2 proves gaming notebooks don't have to be huge
— 11:14 AM on July 9, 2010

Who says gaming laptops have to be monstrous boat anchors? Alienware's M11x R2 ripples with all the trappings of a gaming rig, but it also...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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New 11.6-inch ultraportable offers Radeon graphics, dual-core Athlon Neo
— 11:52 AM on July 7, 2010

AMD was never keen on netbooks, but the company's mobile CPUs are becoming increasingly common in budget ultraportable notebooks. HP's 11.6" Pavilion dm1z...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Single-core Athlon II Neo gets some love from Gateway
— 9:28 AM on July 7, 2010

You know that $550, AMD-powered Acer ultraportable we talked about last month? Acer subsidiary Gateway has now announced a similar-looking laptop that boasts...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Pixel Qi display works outdoors, is available for netbooks
— 10:44 AM on July 1, 2010

By far the biggest problem I have with the current crop of laptops and ultraportable notebooks is that their screens become all but useless when...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Poll: Does your primary portable have an optical drive?
— 1:48 PM on June 30, 2010

This week's poll comes to us courtesy of TR reader Ben, who wonders just how many folks have an optical drive in their primary portable...

Poll Question: • Does your primary portable have an optical drive?

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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11.6'' Acer ultraportable sports Turion II Neo CPU
— 9:22 AM on June 29, 2010

Now, that's not something you see every day: a genuine dual-core ultraportable with a 11.6" form factor and AMD components. That's what Acer's new $550...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Best Buy would rather not show you that laptop, thanks
— 4:02 PM on June 28, 2010

The Toshiba Portégé R700, with which I'm rather taken, was due to make its way into Best Buy stores today, and I had hotly...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Eurocom notebook probably packs more power than your desktop
— 1:11 PM on June 24, 2010

I like my laptops like I like my women: thin, light, and with enough stamina to run all day. Oh, and they've gotta be...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Slim Gateway laptops have glowing touchpads, Optimus tech
— 3:21 PM on June 23, 2010

Ever thought your laptop could use a little more 'zazz? Like maybe more glowing lights? Then perhaps Gateway's new ID series notebooks are for...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Dell confirms Chrome OS aspirations
— 4:02 PM on June 22, 2010

We already had some evidence that Dell was planning a Chrome OS netbook, but a recent statement by company executive Amit Midha sure sounds like...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Portege R700 oozes awesome from every port
— 11:05 AM on June 22, 2010

Like a junior-high boy who is always secretly on the prowl, I have been constantly on the lookout for my next ultraportable laptop, especially since...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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New Sony Vaio laptops have AMD guts
— 9:43 AM on June 22, 2010

When was the last time you saw an AMD processor in a Sony laptop? 2001? In any case, Engadget points out that two AMD-powered...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Eee PC with next-gen Ion appears on Amazon
— 4:34 PM on June 21, 2010

Bad news: second-gen Ion graphics haven't made Nvidia-powered netbooks miraculously cheaper. Asus' Eee PC 1201PN has appeared on Amazon in black, silver, and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Dual-screen libretto ultraportable revives Courier concept
— 4:19 PM on June 21, 2010

In a move that's sure to intrigue anyone disappointed by Microsoft's decision to not bring its Courier dual-screen portable concept to market, Toshiba has pulled...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Acer: We'll ship the most laptops in 2010
— 6:00 AM on June 21, 2010

Ever since it became the world's second-biggest PC vendor by shipments last year, Acer just hasn't been able to stop talking smack. In this latest...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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