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Laptops, Convertibles, Tablets: Which Should You Choose?

Even if you’ve decided that mobile phones will only play a relatively minimal role in your environment (calls, texts, emails and basic browsing), your mobile choices have only just begun. The conventional laptop still plays a vital role, but now competes with tablet machines and hybrids (which can convert from tablet to laptop form as needed) for corporate attention. Here’s our take on when each form factor makes sense.


How To Save Money Buying Mobile Devices

While prices continue to drop thanks to Moore’s Law, investing in mobile devices — whether that’s for laptop PCs, tablets or phones — still represents a major capital outlay. Follow these guidelines to cut down on needless expenses.


Get Lifehacker's 'Making Mobility Real' Ebook For Free

How can you take advantage of the benefits mobile technology offers while minimising the security risks? Our new free ebook Making Mobility Real has the answers.


Why Data Matters More Than Devices

Because individual mobile devices are often expensive, the focus for individuals is frequently on physical security. While this is understandable, it’s utterly meaningless from a business perspective.


The Top 5 Rules For Mobile Security

Mobile security ultimately relies on a mixture of smart technology choices and well-communicated policies. These are the key rules you need to remember.


Should You Let Staff Choose Their Own Devices?

One of the most fundamental questions facing any business looking to update its mobile strategy is this: should you let your staff choose whatever technology they like and offer to support it, or instead force them to pick from a more restricted list? Let’s weigh up the pros and cons of each approach.


300 Free Ebooks About Microsoft Products

This is handy: a list of 300 free ebooks covering how to use Microsoft products, including Windows, Azure, office and pretty much everything else you can think of.


Noisetrade Collects Free And Legal Ebooks And Music

Although we’ve covered many ways of getting free books and music before, Noisetrade has a huge selection of both — and it’s all legal.


App Directory: The Best Ereader For Android

Reading ebooks on Android used to be just OK. Now, it’s awesome. While there are plenty of sweet apps for reading books on your phone or tablet, Play Books has vastly improved over the years to become our number one choice for it’s cloud sync, excellent research tools and the ability to upload your own books.


Behind The App: The Story Of Scribd

Scribd began as site to simply host and share documents. Essays, poems, novels — whatever writers needed to share, Scribd offered a home for their words. And now it has grown into a fully fledged book subscription service.