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Tablet or laptop? Why I use a laptop almost every time

Tablet or laptop? Why I use a laptop almost every time

Opinion: After every single attempt at replacing a real computer with a touchscreen tablet I've returned to a traditional computer. Here's why.
Sep 24 2013, 7:10PM
Employees offered chance to ditch laptops for Windows 8 tablets

Employees offered chance to ditch laptops for Windows 8 tablets

Oil and gas group Santos will step up its rollout of tablets next year as it gives employees the option to ditch their laptop in favour of a Windows 8 tablet.
Sep 5 2013, 1:28PM
Australian date set for Windows 8.1

Australian date set for Windows 8.1

New "premium" features will be available in the free Windows 8.1 update that you will be able to download on October 17.
Aug 15 2013, 11:19AM
Tip: Using a network projector in Windows 8

Tip: Using a network projector in Windows 8

In Windows 8, Microsoft hasn’t made things so easy to use a network projector.
Jun 28 2013, 12:48PM
Is this the future of business laptops?

Is this the future of business laptops?

Now on sale in Australia, the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is unlike many laptops we've used before. Here are our first impressions.
May 15 2013, 11:26AM
Work gadgets: Panasonic's Windows 8 Toughpad and Toughbook

Work gadgets: Panasonic's Windows 8 Toughpad and Toughbook

They're not cheap, but this Toughpad and Toughbook are the type of computers that will suit working the rain, dust and will cope with being knocked around.
Apr 10 2013, 12:32PM
Windows 8: The price is about to jump

Windows 8: The price is about to jump

Microsoft is set to end promotional pricing for its Windows 8 operating system at the end of the month, raising prices substantially from February 1.
Jan 22 2013, 11:37AM
Download the free new Dropbox for Windows 8

Download the free new Dropbox for Windows 8

Get the free Dropbox for Windows 8, which is available for download now.
Jan 8 2013, 2:04PM
Review: Acer's Aspire S7, a laptop with a touchscreen

Review: Acer's Aspire S7, a laptop with a touchscreen

It is a truly luxurious product, with great attention to engineering detail as well as great integration with Windows 8.
Dec 13 2012, 1:04PM
Handy Windows 8 tip: you can run the "classic" desktop on a second screen

Handy Windows 8 tip: you can run the "classic" desktop on a second screen

Here's something we didn't realise would be this easy - running apps like Excel and Word on one screen, and new Windows 8 apps on the other.
Dec 5 2012, 10:48AM
Microsoft Surface Pro: worth more than an iPad?

Microsoft Surface Pro: worth more than an iPad?

Today's news is that the Microsoft Surface Pro will cost at least, if not more, than a top-end iPad. Here's why we'd consider spending that extra few hundred dollars.
Nov 30 2012, 1:30PM
Annual upgrades for Windows: good or bad?

Annual upgrades for Windows: good or bad?

Speculation is that Microsoft will upgrade windows every year. Is it important to have the latest operating system?
Nov 29 2012, 3:39PM
How long can I keep using Windows 7?

How long can I keep using Windows 7?

So if you want to carry on using Windows 7 instead of Windows 8, your OS will be supported for the rest of this decade.
Nov 19 2012, 4:39PM
If you're buying a Microsoft Surface, be aware of this

If you're buying a Microsoft Surface, be aware of this

We certainly think the new Microsoft Surface tablet has some good points, but there's one baffling oversight.
Nov 6 2012, 11:08AM
Handy quick-start guide so you don't get lost in Windows 8

Handy quick-start guide so you don't get lost in Windows 8

Stop, or at least, limit the cries of "how do I…" by giving your staff this free quick and dirty guide to getting around Windows 8.
Nov 1 2012, 12:08PM
Reckon updates on QuickBooks Windows 8 compatibility

Reckon updates on QuickBooks Windows 8 compatibility

If you use QuickBooks, here is the timeframe for when the accounting software will be fully compatible with Windows 8.
Oct 29 2012, 5:47PM
Microsoft's tablet: Good enough for "real work"?

Microsoft's tablet: Good enough for "real work"?

It's so thin, but how easy is it to type on the new keyboard for Microsoft's new Surface tablet?
Oct 26 2012, 4:37PM
The cheapest we've seen Windows 8 Pro (upgrade)

The cheapest we've seen Windows 8 Pro (upgrade)

Officeworks has already commenced undercutting the market and is offering the Windows 8 Pro upgrade for $48.72.
Oct 26 2012, 2:08PM
Windows 8 on the cheap: a $499 Windows laptop

Windows 8 on the cheap: a $499 Windows laptop

It has a touchscreen, the new Windows 8 and it doesn't look half bad. So would we recommend it?
Oct 25 2012, 10:14PM
4 handy work apps for Windows 8

4 handy work apps for Windows 8

With Windows 8 officially arriving on Friday, here are four handy apps if you're using the new operating system for work.
Oct 25 2012, 3:26PM

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