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Wed, January 29, 2014 - The ThinkPad X240 is the latest X-series laptop from Lenovo. We take the touchscreen version of the 12.5-inch laptop through the paces to see how it fares as a business tool.
Thu, October 18, 2012 - The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a stylish ultrabook designed for business executives who demand the best. It's missing Ethernet and VGA ports, but its design, performance and security features more than make up for it.
Tue, May 15, 2012 - Hewlett-Packard bills its HP Folio 13 as an ultrabook built for businesses. CIO.com's Paul Mah takes a look at the HP Folio 13's specifications, usability and security.
Thu, May 10, 2012 - Dual monitors improve productivity, but it can be hard to get laptops to use multiple displays. It's not impossible, though. Check out these six tips for connecting laptops to external monitors.
Wed, March 28, 2012 - A trip to Central America (packing both an iPad and a Toshiba ultrabook) reveals that the best of both worlds might combine features of the two category-defining devices.
Tue, January 31, 2012 - Longstanding practices of adoption and management may no longer apply in fast-moving mobile world, according to the CIO of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Thu, September 22, 2011 - Forrester Research offers up 10 lessons learned from early adopters of MDM (mobile device management) products, including advice on how to set mobile usage guidelines, managing employee-owned devices, using app virtualization and more.
Mon, September 19, 2011 - The next generation of laptops is thinner and lighter--and may make you think twice about needing a tablet.
Mon, August 15, 2011 - You don't have to break the bank to give your kids heading back to school the tech tools they need. From free Office alternatives to PCs at half the price of Macs, here are six tips for parents looking to spend wisely.
Thu, July 14, 2011 - The best way to truly "disconnect" from your hectic professional life while on vacation is to ditch as many of those electronic gadgets as possible. CIO.com's Al Sacco offers up five tips on how to have a "techless" vacation.
Wed, July 13, 2011 - Going on vacation and worried about keeping your smartphone charged, finding Wi-Fi, or scheduling your DVR from the road? Here's some advice.
Thu, June 30, 2011 - Apple iPad enterprise adoption is not easy, but a prestigious law firm makes the case for why it is worth the effort.
Wed, June 08, 2011 - A former student at a suburban Philadelphia high school has sued his school district for allegedly spying on him and his family using a school-issued Mac laptop, according to court documents.