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Choosing Between These Three 'Computers' is a Difficult Task

Michael L. Berman | Posted 07.18.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Sitting in front of us are three "computers:" a tablet, a new ultrabook and a so-called convertible device that can be used as an ultrabook or tablet. An ultrabook, loosely defined, is a thinner, lighter laptop without an internal CD/DVD drive and a smaller solid state hard drive.

Hyperconnected, But Mindfully So

Francesca Hogi | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Francesca Hogi

Since making these small changes, my jaw is better, I sleep better and I am more relaxed and focused throughout the day. All because I made the choice to start my day in a deliberate, mindful way.

One-screen Guy in a Two-screen World

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.04.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I came to a realization on Monday morning, after the Oscars: I don't think I have what it takes to be part of the two-screen world. Which, increasingly, is what we seem to be living in.

Which Laptop Fits Your Lifestyle?

Ivo Lukas | Posted 10.19.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

Choosing the right laptop is key for carrying out your daily tasks. The features of a laptop can make or break its usefulness to you. Therefore, choos...

I Drove Him Crazy

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 06.15.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Basically, I'm a cautious driver. But, I do believe some driving rules are absurd, maybe even obsolete. I'm sure they were originally written for good reasons, but they don't make sense today.

Twist, But Too Early to Shout about Travel Laptop

Christine Negroni | Posted 02.20.2013 | Technology
Christine Negroni

Well I must have touched a nerve when I wrote in September about the lack of space for working on a laptop when traveling in the cheap seats on most airlines. I was back from Japan and at my desk about one minute when Lenovo offered to let me test drive its new Twist.

Catherine New

Major Computer Company's Black Friday Fail Enrages Customers

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.28.2012 | Money

Customers are fuming at Dell Computer after the company's widely promoted laptop sale went off the rails on Black Friday. The Austin-based PC-maker...

A Brand-New Laptop Infected With A Virus Before You've Even Turned It On

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — A customer in Shenzhen, China, took a new laptop out of its box and booted it up for the first time. But as the screen lit up, the...

Lenovo X1 Carbon Is Great But It Won't Knock the Air Out of Apple's MacBooks

Larry Magid | Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

Until last January, I was happily carrying a Lenovo X300 lightweight notebook PC but decided it was time to get a MacBook Air and, until today, I hadn't looked back.

Why a Laptop Is Not a Computer

Frank Morgan | Posted 09.23.2012 | Technology
Frank Morgan

A laptop's long-term memory is huge, and it never forgets as long as it lives. But a laptop's short-term memory, in the form of copy-paste, can remember only one thing at a time. That's got to change.

Make May Your Official Family Mealtime Month: A How-To Guide

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Your kids will not only benefit from family mealtime -- they'll remember their experiences fondly into adulthood and will pass the tradition on to their children. Here is a four-step guide for parents to bring mealtime back and include their children in the process.

Can an iPad Replace a Laptop? (2012 Edition)

Will Shanklin | Posted 05.26.2012 | Technology
Will Shanklin

In years past, the consensus was that the iPad is great for content consumption, but it stumbles with content creation. Sure, it was wonderful for browsing the web, tweeting, and playing Angry Birds; but what about for more intensive tasks?

iPad Owners: Beware Of App Store Fraud

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.16.2012 | Money

For new iPad owners, a word from those who have come before you: Fraud at Apple's App Store, the brand's virtual mall for digital merchandise, is out ...

Risk Management in Introducing High-Technologies Into High-Growth Markets

Sunil Chacko | Posted 04.01.2012 | Business
Sunil Chacko

High-growth markets like India face a range of challenges, and thus present vast opportunities, especially for introducing leap-frogging technologies in the area of energy infrastructure.

RIP: The... Pause

Suzan Colón | Posted 02.05.2012 | Technology
Suzan Colón

Technology was supposed to make our lives easier and even richer in some sense, but today's tech is really about [insert snap of fingers] NOW.

The First Laptop: Corona 3

Caroline Preston | Posted 12.21.2011 | Books
Caroline Preston

It was sleekly engineered, came in cool colors, and folded up into a compact square that you could hold with one hand. You could use it on a train or a plane, or in a café in Paris to tap out a novel. The first Mac laptop? No, it was the Corona 3 Portable Typewriter invented in 1912.

Jason Gilbert

No Smoking, No Bathroom, No Pets: 9 Tips And Tricks To Help Your Laptop Live Longer

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.30.2011 | Technology

In our first installment of laptop health tips from the experts, we shared tips and tricks from computer repair shops around New York City on how to h...

Home Burglar Caught After Taking A PIcture Of Himself On Stolen Laptop

Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago

A Berwyn, Illinois man who allegedly took a photograph of himself on a laptop he stole and then later sold was arrested Wednesday. Dominick Harvey,...

Jason Gilbert

10 Tips To Make Your Laptop Live Longer

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.21.2011 | Technology

Though laptop prices have gone down over time, they are still big investments and can be expensive and frustrating to replace when they die. You want ...

Recognize This Man? Cocky Thief Photographs Himself On Stolen Laptop, Then Sells It

Posted 10.31.2011 | Chicago

A laptop stolen from a Riverside home resurfaced at a Cicero electronics store--along with a hint at the thief's identity saved to the hard drive. ...

Tug Pilot Pleads Guilty In Duck Boat Crash That Killed Two

AP | By KATHY MATHESON | Posted 10.02.2011 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA -- A tug operator consumed by a family emergency pleaded guilty Monday to involuntary manslaughter for a fatal crash with a duck boat fil...

Young Inventor Creates "Missing Link" to Low Cost Computers

Alexia Parks | Posted 09.13.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

I woke up this morning thinking about WINGStand. Could a single $20 thumb-sized product forever change the way we use computers? Fifty years ago, IB...

Professors Spy On Their Students To See How They Use Their Laptops During Class: Report

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 07.18.2011 | College

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New Eye-Tracking Laptop Leaves The Lab

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Ever wish your eyes were lasers? A laptop prototype brings that wish closer to reality. It tracks your gaze and figures out where yo...

Lay Off the Laptop

xxxDan Treadwayxxx | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
xxxDan Treadwayxxx

Recently, while taking notes in class, I peered forward and saw the student in front of me playing a game on his MacBook. But something about this game was particularly peculiar.