Is Dell’s Adamo ultrathin laptop a MacBook Air killer?

Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) on Tuesday is finally expected to launch the mysterious Adamo, a "luxury" laptop that could be the PC maker's response to ultra-thin laptops including Apple's stylish MacBook Air.Adamo has a

Published on: March 17th, 2009 Agam Shah

Mac mini 2009 edition

When we reviewed the previous Mac mini iteration, we lamented the 11 months it took Apple to release that update--a period so lengthy that many people wondered if Apple would discontinue the line.

Published on: March 13th, 2009 Dan Frakes

Three Mac management nightmares

How hard is it managing Macs in the enterprise? Harder than you might think. Expect lackluster enterprise support from Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and its horde of Mac developers, for starters. Enterprise savvy Windows

Published on: March 4th, 2009 Tom Kaneshige

Apple can make money on US$599 netbook, says analyst

With a US$599 netbook, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) could move into a fast-growing market without cannibalizing existing sales and still make the profit margin investors have come to expect, a financial analyst argued

Published on: February 24th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft hires former Wal-Mart exec to launch retail business

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) plans to open its own retail stores to "transform the PC and Microsoft buying experience," the company said as it hired an executive to run the retail operation.The stores will

Published on: February 13th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

White MacBook 2GHz

While Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops have been re-engineered to include an all-aluminum unibody design, one lone plastic--err, I mean polycarbonate--model remains. With its recent internal updates, the US$999 white

Published on: February 13th, 2009 James Galbraith

The top six worst Apple products of all time

Editor's Note: The Mac is certainly a landmark product, one of the many to make its way out of Cupertino in the last quarter-century. But not everything Apple touches turns to gold. We

Published on: January 26th, 2009 Adam C. Engst

And now this from MacWorld

At the end of Tuesday's lackluster Macworld Expo keynote address, Phil Schiller, filling in for Steve Jobs, had one last thing to say involving changes at the iTunes Store. It was in three

Published on: January 7th, 2009 Kirk McElhearn

What’s coming in 2009

Well, it's that time of the year again. Time to enjoy the glow of a nice LED backlit display and huddle with the warmth that only an overclocked PC can produce. Yep, it's

Published on: December 12th, 2008 Michael Gartenberg

Consolidation may hit worldwide PC market, IDC says

Tumbling demand could affect PC makers next year, leading to industry consolidation, IDC said on Wednesday.Competition among PC makers could intensify as consumers and enterprises tighten budgets during the economic downturn, creating a

Published on: December 4th, 2008 Agam Shah

MacBook Pro is built to last

Apple has done a complete and meaningful redesign of its top-selling commercial notebook, the MacBook Pro, for durability, serviceability, energy efficiency, and eco-consciousness. A one-piece, rigid, machined aluminum frame ("unibody") forms the MacBook

Published on: December 4th, 2008 Tom Yager

Hands on with the HTC Touch HD

Taiwanese smartphone developer High Tech Computer (HTC) debuted its biggest threat to the iPhone 3G yet earlier this week, the HTC Touch HD, and I had a chance to use one for a

Published on: November 28th, 2008 Dan Nystedt

Targus Chill Mat for Mac

If you spend a lot of time Web surfing on the couch -- or on the patio, or in bed, or anywhere else where there's no tabletop in front of you -- you

Published on: November 24th, 2008 Jackie Dove

Apple goes back to the enterprise drawing board

Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) announced the retirement of Al Shipp, the company's senior vice president of enterprise sales. As part of that announcement, Apple also said it had no plans to directly replace Shipp.

Published on: November 13th, 2008 John C. Welch