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IBM cuts down IT support staff w/ Mac deployment, says 5% of Mac users call help desk vs 40% for PCs
"only approximately 5% of Mac users request support compared to around 40% of its PC using employees."
Apple  desktopmanagement  laptops  cases  numbers  desktop  IBM 
october 2015 by cote
Soon, the laptop bag will cost more than the laptop. This same thing happened with Microsoft Office, to some extent: a license for Office can (or used to?) run more than the actual computer itself; now I guess it’s mostly free-ish, with a chance for a marginally more expensive upgrade.
ThisIsIT  pics  laptops  bags  pricing  via:ifttt  from:tumblr  tumblr:photo  photo 
december 2014 by cote
PC Sales May Climb, Thanks to Businesses
I’m guessing from the article it’s from Gartner: Google’s Chromebooks – manufactured by Samsung, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard and Acer – topped 2.1 million unit sales in 2013 and are expected to climb to 11 million annually by 2019.
via:ifttt  from:tumblr  chromebooks  estimates  shipments  numbers  laptops  link  tumblr:link 
april 2014 by cote
Coté • (via Everything visible: How wearable cameras are...
(via Everything visible: How wearable cameras are changing the way we think about public space | VentureBeat | Social | by VentureBeat)
wearables  stickers  laptops  via:ifttt  from:tumblr  tumblr:photo  photo 
december 2013 by cote
Google announces $279, Chromebook Pixel-inspired HP Chromebook 11 | Ars Technica
The $279 price seems about right, around as much as good smartphone, subsidized. Also, it comes bundle with some good bloat-ware: Finally, the laptop includes a pair of USB 2.0 ports and charging via a tablet- and phone-like micro USB port (which can also output video via the SlimPort standard, much like the recent Nexus devices). The system also comes with 100GB of Google Drive storage for two years, a 60-day free trial of Google Play Music All Access, and 12 free GoGo Inflight Internet sessions. A 4G version will be available, but pricing and availability has not been announced. I wonder if Google is paying them a subsidy.
via:ifttt  from:tumblr  chromebook  laptops  pricing  HP  link  tumblr:link 
october 2013 by cote
Dell Announces A Linux Laptop Designed for Developers
To be clear, it's just a project, not a product. But, hey, check it out!
projectsputnik  sputnik  Dell  laptops  ubuntu 
may 2012 by cote
2009's Top Netbooks
El Reg likes the Toshiba NB200-11L.
netbooks  toshiba  acer  laptops  hardware  lists  2009  samsung 
december 2009 by cote
New Apple MacBook Pro: Fail « Ben Galbraith’s Blog
"This week, I “upgraded” from a 1.5 year old 17″ MacBook Pro to a 15″ MacBook Pro. For the first time, I feel like I’ve taken a big step backwards."
via:dion  apple  laptops  MacBookPro 
june 2009 by cote
Laptops of the World
[American education is like everything else in the US: it's a battle between people without money, and the cheap-bastards (here, the taxpayers) who don't want to pay for anything)]: “I’m not a fan of spending $62 million on one school,” Temple’s Ketelhut says. “There’s an equity issue. It’s one thing if it’s a pilot and if it works we’ll do it elsewhere. But is there money to do it elsewhere?” Even Tony Franklin admits that given the budget constraints of inner-city education, “a one-to-one laptop program in every school in the district is not realistic.” [Compare that sentiment to the Norwegian one:]...“There is the general feeling that we just have to do this, that we have to make this technology available to everybody.” [Dueling civilizations in decline!]
usa  school  laptops  politics  education 
may 2009 by cote
Old guard storms boardroom at ailing Lenovo • Channel Register
"Sales at the Beijing-based PC vendor slipped 20.1 per cent to $3.6bn in the quarter ending December 31, while last year's $172m net profit evaporated, leaving a $97m loss this time round."
Lenovo  numbers  China  laptops  hardware  execs 
february 2009 by cote
Online data shows netbook demand rocketing
"Ten per cent of online computer buyers now owns a netbook and almost 20 per cent of mobile PCs sought out by buyers in December 2008 was one of these mini-laptops.... So reveals survey data from price-comparison site PriceGrabber, based on an online questionnaire fielded earlier this year and filled in by some 1545 respondents."
netbooks  laptops  numbers 
january 2009 by cote
Dopplr Schwag on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
The only 4 (OK, 5 if you include the screen) brands that matter? ;)
redmonk  stickers  laptops  apple  dopplr 
february 2008 by cote
How Are Laptops Being Stolen?
"[N]early 50 percent [of laptops] reported they'd been grabbed out of cars, and as you can never discount human-error, 25 percent reported they'd been left behind. After that, over 20 percent said they'd been stolen at the office, and the rest from home."
laptops  security  theft  data 
january 2008 by cote
Nerdfight: Mac vs. PC in the CES press lounge
"Decals on your notebook computer is the digital equivalent of the tramp stamp."
laptops  stickers 
january 2008 by cote
Dell XPS M1330
Thomas says this looks like a good Dell.
dell  via:theotherthomasotter  laptops 
november 2007 by cote
How Does Windows Vista Rate?
"Consumers shouldn't have to spend two grand to get the ultimate Vista machine. But they should expect—and get—more from a $1,500 or $1,600 notebook."
vista  laptops  microsoft  redmonklclients  windows 
may 2007 by cote
Timbuk2 Bags - Outtawhack Day Pack
Dude, this bag looks rad. Am considering getting a new backpack laptop bag.
bags  via:twitter  via:kirindave  timbuk2  laptops 
may 2007 by cote
Why I love the TrackPoint
People love their TrackPoint. As a Mac user, I am firmly in the track pad camp. To each his own.
via:dchurbuck  thinkpad  trackpoint  mouse  pointer  laptops  lenovo  ibm 
january 2007 by cote
Have your Apple notebook rotate the screen orientation as you move the laptop around. Would be good for reading eBooks.
ebooks  via:mray  osx  laptops  apple  utils 
november 2006 by cote
Jobby Roger
Convert your Apple into a Jobby Roger. Yar!
stickers  laptops  apple 
october 2006 by cote
The art of business vs. the business of art | Doc Searls' IT Garage
"But still, what's going on right now is real bad for business. How many MacBooks aren't selling now because one in eight existing customers hates what's been happening to them?" Apple-haters rejoice! ;)
apple  macbook  quality  brand  reputation  laptops 
october 2006 by cote
SlimBatteryMonitor - Battery and UPS Gauge for Apple's Mac OS X
Takes up less space than default, OS X battery menu bar icon. Also, more customization of display.
osx  laptops  utils 
october 2006 by cote
Composing in TextMate with MarkDown - Or, the Crashing Mac.
Yeah, so, anecdotily, looks like Apple now "officially" has quality problems with their new laptops. You'll have to pry my 12" PowerBook out of my cold dead hands. Apple better fix that shit fast or their premium and brand will errode quicker than you can
powerbook  laptops  apple 
september 2006 by cote
Florida laptop loss sparks ID theft fears
Laptop theft of the week. This time, with the info of 133,000 Florida students. Is this happening in other contries as well?
laptops  identity  theft  scandal  florida 
august 2006 by cote - coconutBattery 2.5
Tells you info about your battery, including the max charge info. Since batteries degrade overtime, it's nice to get info about if the battery has gone bonky.
osx  utils  laptops 
august 2006 by cote
Laptop with veterans data recovered intact - At first, it seems to get better, but then it gets worse...
"[I]t has since emerged the worker, who was placed on administrative leave during the course of an inquiry, had written permission to take the sensitive data away from VA offices in order to work from home."
va  security  data  laptops  scandal 
june 2006 by cote
Ted Leung on the air : Why I won't be switching off OS X (yet)
Off all the things Ted lists that keep him on OS X, Bluetooth and synching seem the best low-hanging fruit for, oh, I dunno, ThinkPad folks to latch onto as a feature to drives sales.
osx  ubuntu  bluetooth  apple  switching  laptops 
june 2006 by cote
Dell laptop explodes at Japanese conference
Title says it all. Pictures included. Film at 11.
dell  laptops  hardware  funny  via:JamesGovernor 
june 2006 by cote
ACME MADE * The Clyde
Good looking laptop bag. $180. I'm not in the market, but it looks nice.
via:jp  laptops  bags 
may 2006 by cote
Good looking laptop stand.
laptops  stands 
february 2006 by cote
Laidback We "R" Inc. - US Dollar Store
Versatile looking, wooden laptop stands.
laptops  stands 
february 2006 by cote
For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report
Lee Hopkins asks the question, "should I sticker-up my laptop? Or will the suits think I'm shit?"
laptops  podcasts 
october 2005 by cote
Fontblog gecrashed
Desktop of a broken laptop screen.
desktop  laptops 
september 2005 by cote
Hydrogen-Powered Laptop Demo On Tap For IDF
Sweet! I hope within in the next 10 years we figure out batteries that last days on end *and* are light-weight. That shit'll change the word, my friends.
batteries  power  laptops  edge 
february 2005 by cote

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