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EliteBook x360 review: secure, tiny business convertible

HP’s EliteBook x360 1030 G3 is a premium business convertible laptop. It’s the kind of upmarket laptop a big company employer might hand you if they think you need portability and flexibility. You might choose it yourself. It is a solid, no-nonsense choice with all the features a business user needs, although a touch expensive […]

Windows no longer Microsoft’s main focus

Since taking over as Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella has remade the company. What was a PC giant is now a cloud and enterprise computing giant. And that has implications for Windows. Microsoft’s latest financials underline the change. In the three months to December 2017 the company’s revenue was almost US$29 billion. Of that, what Microsoft […]

Windows 10S — Microsoft tries locking down again

At first sight Microsoft’s Surface Laptop and Windows 10S launch is all about education. That was the company’s emphasis at the product roll-out in New York. Yet there is more at stake here than putting computers in school bags. The announcement outlines a strategy for the next stage of personal computing. If Microsoft pulls this […]

Review: Lenovo ThinkPad E570 — an old school laptop

Lenovo serves up a mid-price, not-so-small business laptop. The ThinkPad E570 is so traditional it borders on retro. It will please laptop conservatives. If you need greater mobility, look elsewhere. Lenovo ThinkPad E570 at a glance: For: Configurable Latest processor Against: Heavy Large Build quality Maybe: No touch screen Removable battery Verdict: Mid-price large screen laptop. […]