Posts Tagged ‘notebooks’

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Tablets, Notebooks and Desktops Are The New “Other”

I have been following personal computing since the 1970s (yes, I am ancient). I was introduced to computing categories in the following order: — First, there was the Desktop. The original Desktops were text input...

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John Kirk / December 28th, 2014

On the Impact of Paul Otellini’s CEO Years at Intel

Intel’s CEO Paul Otellini is retiring in May 2013. His 40-year career at Intel now ending, it’s a timely opportunity to look at his impact on Intel. Intel As Otellini Took Over In September 2004 when … Continue reading

Peter Kastner / May 6th, 2013

The New Era of “Good Enough” Computing

A few weeks back I was one of the first to write about Windows Blue and in this column I discussed how Windows Blue could be used on tablets in the 7” to 10” range … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / March 29th, 2013

Putting Together The Pieces of the Personal Computing Puzzle

As I read other’s thoughts on personal computing, I am sometimes struck by the fact that we tend to view the world the way it was rather than the way it is. Not only are … Continue reading

John Kirk / January 17th, 2013

How 7-Inch Tablets Could Help Notebooks Make a Comeback

If you follow much of what I write you may be familiar with the solutions based thinking approach I frequently mention. The fundamental aspect of a solutions based approach to personal computing understands that multiple … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / September 19th, 2012
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The Most Amazing Notebook Yet

It is possible that for many tech industry enthusiasts and followers that by my title alone you know what product I am talking about. In case you don’t know I am talking about Apple’s newest … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / June 11th, 2012

Affordable UltraBooks are Coming But They aren’t UltraBooks

There are looming PC wars coming and it isn’t between Macs and Windows based notebooks. If you follow this industry you know that Intel is seeking to rejuvenate the notebook market. They are doing this … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / May 17th, 2012
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The iPad May Kill Laptops and Save the Desktop

The iPad–and other tablets if we ever get some good ones–poses an existential threat to the laptop. But it might provide a new lease on life for the much-ignored desktop PC. My colleague Ben Bajarin … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / May 2nd, 2012

Notebooks are the Past, Tablets are the Future

This may be one of the more controversial columns I have written in sometime, although my goal is not to be controversial but to spur thought- so please hear me out. It is no secret … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / April 27th, 2012

Intel and Microsoft’s Secret Weapon Against Apple

Intel and their partners are about to launch the biggest promotion in a decade for a new product category called UltraBooks. Microsoft is also about to launch a major update to Windows called Windows 8 … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / March 19th, 2012

We Are Entering the True Era of Personal Computing

Remember that old HP campaign “The computer is personal again?”  I remember seeing that campaign and thinking to myself, when did the computer become un-personal? I’ve been cogitating on this term “personal computer” and in … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / March 9th, 2012

Why Tablets Won’t Cannibalize Laptop Sales – Yet at Least

If any of you have gone out to buy a laptop computer lately, you may have asked yourself “do I need a laptop or could I get by with a tablet?” We know from our … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / July 7th, 2011

Microsoft Has A Chance to Compete With Windows 8

It’s way to early to count Microsoft out. Just look at history. Microsoft has a fighting chance with Windows 8 because they are Microsoft. We can argue and debate whether they understand the consumer. Or … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / June 6th, 2011