Devices that transform from tablets into laptops combine portability with productivity, as Asus and Mecer show, writes Arthur Goldstuck.
Dell is looking like the sick man of the PC business, which is not looking too healthy itself.
Teachers are disappointed as laptop initiative hits a snag due to "lack of creditworthiness".
India has come up with the world's cheapest "laptop," a touch-screen computing device that costs $35.
Apple on Tuesday cut the price on its entry-level notebook computer to $999 and introduced a line of aluminium-clad machines starting at $1 299.
Apple is expected to unveil new notebook computers, perhaps even one priced for those with tight budgets.
Intel rolled out a new batch of chips for laptops on Monday that promises longer battery life and better graphics-rendering abilities.
From online courses to kid-friendly laptops and virtual teachers, technology is spreading in American classrooms.