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Intel to possibly incorporate RFID-based 'kill switch' for laptops

Intel is reportedly working on a new chip level technology that could be used to wirelessly provision, track and monitor expensive laptops and other electronic equipment--even when the devices are switched off.

Today's schoolchildren will flood BYOD ranks, study reveals

If you thought BYOD programs were popular with today's workers, just wait. New research shows that virtually all middle school and high school students in this country now have access to mobile devices, and two-thirds supply their own devices for schoolwork.  

BYOD market becoming lucrative opportunity for device makers

Hang onto your BYOD devices. The BYOD device market is expected to soar to $238.4 billion in just six years, a three-fold increase from last year's figure, according to the latest forecast from Grand View Research.

Dell rolls out laptops with ultra-high resolution displays

Expect to see many more high-resolution displays appearing in laptops--if new laptops released by Dell are any indication of future trends. 

When it comes to BYOD, 'Denial ain't just a river in Egypt'

As Mark Twain famously quipped, "Denial ain't just a river in Egypt." Unfortunately, some enterprises have not heeded Twain's admonition and are in denial about the reality of BYOD, an approach that will only lead to problems down the line.

New MacBook Air: Multiple minor tweaks, no major changes

Do-it-yourself website iFixit has moved quickly to disassemble the latest MacBook Air laptops unveiled at WWDC on Monday, confirming the lack of major changes under the hood of the highly popular, ultra-portable family from Apple.

All laptops should come with a Solid-State Drive

You could say I was addicted to the speed, but I was so impressed that, since then, I have not purchased a laptop without a SSD. Believe me when I say that no users will willingly switch back to a normal HDD after having experienced what an SSD can offer them.

Why I'm sticking with a laptop for work

While there are indeed legitimate advantages that the tablet offers over traditional computing devices, can the tablet truly replace the PC for work? For me at least, the answer is a definite"no."

Swapping tablets for laptops? Not until 2017

Corporate users like the idea of replacing their laptops with tablet computers, particularly Apple's iPad. But too many use cases just aren't possible with tablets today, and it will be at least three to four years before iPads will be capable of completely replacing corporate laptops, notes Forrester analyst David Johnson.

Why are laptops with high-definition screens so difficult to find?

Linus Torvalds, the outspoken creator of Linux, has called for laptop makers to reassess their strategy of making laptops with low-resolution displays, such as 1366x768. Do you use a laptop with a high-resolution display?