Business 2011 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Popular Business Articles for 2011

Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) Review

Sometimes there is something called a free lunch. Here, it's known as Microsoft Security Essentials. This antivirus package promises to deliver much of what paid solutions offer, but for a[...]

Antivirus Security Shootout: Microsoft Vs. Symantec Vs. McAfee Vs. Kaspersky

How did four popular antivirus security software products stack up when we put them to the test? In this buyers guide, we reveal the winner. Read on to find out.[...]

Dell OptiPlex 990 Review

It isn't often that we turn to the business side of a PC manufacturer's product lineup to find the kind of design innovation that makes you sit up and take[...]

Dell Vostro V131 Review: A Good, Cheap Business Laptop

The 13.3-inch Dell Vostro V131 is a solid small-to-medium business notebook with exceptional battery life, a backlit keyboard, and plenty of power to handle any office work. Check out our[...]

Lenovo B470 Review

The 14-inch Lenovo "Essential" B470 is an affordable small-to-medium business notebook. The B470 is equipped with a second generation Intel Core processor, 4GB of RAM, and a 500GB hard drive.[...]

25 Top Gadget Add-Ons for PCs, iPhones, iPads, and Android Devices

The Christmas countdown is on, but there's still time ahead for finding gadgets that will add more power, connectivity, storage, and/or fun new features to PCs and/ or mobile devices.[...]

Nero 11 Platinum Review: From DVD Burning to Advanced Video Editing

In Nero 11 Platinum, a software package for DVD/CD disc burning and media creation, the sum of the parts is greater than the whole. Read the full review.

Corel PDF Fusion Review

While Corel's PDF Fusion can also fare well at multi-format document conversion, the Windows-based tool truly excels for low-cost creation of personalized documents in PDF, a format easily readable across[...]

Corel PaintShop Pro X4 Review: Adobe-Like Photo Editing for Under $80

Can the Corel PaintShop Pro X4 photo editing software package sell for less than $80 and still be all things to all people? To find out, read the full review.

Windows 8: Consumers & Businesses Catch Early Bugs

Early users of Microsoft's Windows 8 are complaining about bugs - but this time, these very first users include consumers and business users, not just developers.

Microsoft Office 365 Preview: Hello Lync, Goodbye Live Meeting

Microsoft's Office 365, now set for rollout on Tuesday, will swap out Live Meeting for Lync Online collaboration while improving the online editions of Exchange and PowerPoint. Although Microsoft's latest[...]

Top Software Picks: 22 Hot Apps for PCs, Phones, iPads, and Android Tablets

Here are our picks for seven top software apps in each of three device categories: PCs, smartphones, iPads and Android tablets. We've chosen an overall winner, too!

HP Compaq 4000 Pro Review

When it comes to outfitting your business with the proper equipment, a good desktop can be the foundation of the rest of your office. HP's 4000 Pro is designed to[...]

Back to School: Video Chat Makes the Grade from PCs to Smartphones

Video chat is no longer just the stuff of Dick Tracy fiction. With options for face-to-face communications from PCs, Macs, iPhones, and Android smartphones, which video chat options are your[...]

With Steve Jobs Gone, How Will Apple’s Software Fare Vs. Windows 8 & Android?

Apple's remaining management team now inherits two aspects of Steve Jobs' legacy: profoundly successful previous products, plus an ongoing embracement of change.

Norton Internet Security (NIS) 2012 Review: Protecting Your Whole Family

How does the Norton Internet Security (NIS) 2012 compare vs. NIS 2011, and to the less feature-rich Norton Anti-Virus (NAV)? Read the full review.

As XP Dies, Will Users Step to Windows 7, 8 or Something Else?

As CEO Steve Ballmer crows about Windows 7 sales, another exec, Stephen Rose, blogged warnings about the final death knell of Windows XP. This all flies in the face of[...]

Holiday Deals on PC Software: Black Friday – Before and After

November is a fabulous month to get bargains on PC software, whether you're shopping for yourself or for somebody on your holiday gift list. Great deals are already out there[...]

Getac X500 Review: A Rugged Laptop for ANY Situation

Are you looking for an ultra-rugged notebook PC that can survive everything from a coffee spill to small arms fire? Would you like to stand on your laptop rather than[...]

CES 2012 Preview: 3DTV Football, Ultramobile PCs, Wireless, and Some Gadget Sneak Peeks

What will we see at CES 2012? Here are some sneak peeks at gadgets set for rollout at the Las Vegas extravaganza in January.