Stories by Kalpana Ettenson

  • Widescreen notebooks continue to dominate

    A new study by DisplaySearch, a market research firm that reports on the flat panel display industry, predicts that by this time next year, 87 percent of all notebooks purchased will have wide-aspect screens. According to the study, both consumers and IT buyers have gravitated toward widescreen notebooks.

  • Great battery life, design

    A convertible tablet PC with a thoughtful design and long battery life, the HP Compaq TC4400 should please tablet users in the market for a robust system. However, its steep price may deter some people.

  • Lenovo announces new series of ThinkPads

    Lenovo has announced a new line of ThinkPad notebooks, the Z60 series, in the US. While previous ThinkPad models, such as notebooks in the X and T lines, have been more business- and corporate-minded, Z60 series ThinkPads will be decidedly consumer-focused.

  • IBM's pricey but powerful ThinkPad has legs

    IBM's ThinkPad T series notebooks are popular with business users, and with good reason: They're thin and light, have loads of features, and deliver swift performance. The line's latest addition, the IBM ThinkPad T43, is no exception. I examined a shipping unit and found it a pleasure to use.