Novena laptop goes open source with Bunnie Huang



The long-awaited open-source Novena laptop is now available via a limited Crowd Supply campaign run by Bunnie Huang and Sean Cross.

Lenovo's A10 is an Android-powered laptop

Lenovo has debuted the A10, an Android-powered laptop boasting a 10.1-inch touchscreen display (1366 x 768 display), ARM Cortex-A9 quad-core processor and up to 9 hours of battery life.

This SOL Ubuntu laptop is powered by the sun

A Canadian company known as WeWi is reportedly designing an Ubuntu-based laptop packaged with a series of solar panels that can be unfolded to recharge the unit's battery or directly power the computer itself.

Sherpa 50 offers 15 extra hours for your tablet

When I travel for work, I have to keep a close eye on my laptop battery. Often I attend an event, and then immediately look for a place blog about what was presented. Being caught between a deadline and a dead battery is my own special type of torture, so I can’t stray too far from a reliable power source.

How to turn your smartphone into a laptop

I think it's pretty safe to say that most people these days own some sort of smartphone, whether it is powered by Android or iOS.  While many only use their handset to make calls, stream the occasional video, and check Facebook or e-mail, there are those of use who lean heavily on a smartphone for business and work.

Cupp designs a hybrid ARM-x86 gaming system

Cupp has designed a hybrid ARM-x86 gaming platform for Origin's 11-inch EON11-S laptop lineup.

The Chrome-Android laptop-tablet mashup

Recent reports indicate that Mountain View is prepping a Google-branded Chromebook with a touchscreen.

LapPi is a DIY Raspberry laptop

Are you a modder with a spare Raspberry Pi dev board? If so, you might want to check out the LapPi mod.

Why Microsoft's Surface Tablet is my new favorite device

I’ve been playing around with Microsoft's Surface tablet for several days now and suddenly realized that I’m using it very differently than any other tablet or laptop I’ve ever owned. 

NexCrea wants to replace your laptop with an Android smartphone



A startup known as NexCrea is working on a concept Android smartphone that can be used as a handset, tablet, laptop or desktop computer.



FBI denies hacking claims

The FBI has denied claims by hacking group AntiSec that it snaffled millions of device IDs from an agent's laptop.

100W of power over USB!?!



The USB 3 Promoter group recently finalized a fresh spec for USB power delivery of up to 100W of juice.

Fujitsu showcases Windows 8 hybrid tablet and convertible laptop

Fujitsu has debuted two Windows 8 ready machines that should appeal to those looking to snap up a next-gen portable tablet or notebook.

Dell touts Linux laptop for Android, JS devs



Dell is prepping a dev-centric laptop that runs Ubuntu 12.04 on XPS13 Ultrabook hardware.

WikiLeaks under heavy fire

The Australian government has once again criticized WikiLeaks for its supposedly "reckless, irresponsible and potentially dangerous" disclosures of classified data.



This gaming laptop is liquid cooled

Asetek has debuted a liquid cooling platform for gaming laptops, portable workstation grade systems and all All-In-One (AIO) PCs.

Don't put your laptop under my Christmas tree

It seems as if laptops are so 2010 - at least when it comes to what the masses want this holiday season.



Who needs the cops when you've got Twitter instead?

An Oakland man whose laptop was stolen in March has finally got it back - courtesy of Twitter.

Dell’s XPS Z series heralds a return to elegance

It is somewhat funny thinking back over a decade when I worked for Forrester Research and remembering how they tried to get me to carry a Dell Latitude.

Tobii and Lenovo tout eye-controlled laptop

Tobii Technology and Lenovo announced today the world’s first integrated eye-controlled laptop. That means that instead of a mouse or trackpad, you will be able to use your eyes to select, scroll and navigate through you’re the computer’s interface. COOL.