Maybe the Chromebook is just ahead of its time, or maybe the world will never be ready for a laptop that does little more than run a single Web browser. The compromises you make with Chrome OS far outweigh the benefits you get.
The sleek ThinkPad X1 isn’t really competition for the Macbook Air, it’s for business road warriors who like to travel light.
Dell has announced the thinnest 15.6-inch Windows laptop ever, the XPS 15z. At less than an inch thick and 5.5 pounds, this laptop goes after the 15-inch MacBook Pro and costs $800 less.
These laptops can do it all and are a great choice for most notebook users.
Learn about Android Ice Cream Sandwich, as well what it's like to use Google Music Beta, and what we think of Android @Home. And what will Microsoft do with Skype?
Though Acer did a decent job with the touch features, replacing the laptop's lower deck with a full-size touchscreen is a poor trade-off.
These high-flying portables--none more than 4 pounds--leave their bulkier brethren behind.
Alex Wawro discusses some of the interesting graphics projects going on in the PCWorld Labs, while Ed Albro discusses the pros and cons of the BlackBerry PlayBook and other non-iPad tablets. We also discuss whether or not Apple is tracking your location, and go over the EFF's privacy scorecard.
AMD’s processors are often a bargain, but can it once again make a processor that is flat-out better than Intel’s? Will the Athlon vs. Pentium days ever return?
This week, we clue you in on how we tested 4G phone speeds across all the major networks, multiple cities, and a dozen cites per city. Also, an early peek at the results of our testing of PC cleanup utilities, and a discussion about why Cisco killed the Flip.
Samsung’s superthin laptop one-ups Apple’s in a few ways, but you’ll pay for its style and performance.
This week, the PC Editors discuss the merits of the latest web browsers, preview the CTIA show, and discuss how technology is changing the way we respond to disasters.