In an era of sexy gadgets, its easy to knock PCs of being dinosaurs from a bygone era. But For every blue screen of death, there are many technological enhancements driving PCs into the era of virtual reality, 4K video and 5G connectivity.
Apple's powerful iPhone 7 GPU is based on Imagination Technologies' PowerVR GT7600 architecture, and a possible successor could come next year.
Last Wednesday was historic for Qualcomm. In one day, the company jumped beyond its comfort zone of mobile chips and entered the PC and server markets.
Virtual reality is emerging as a computing category just like PCs and mobile devices, and headset shipments are booming.
Microsoft's Surface Hub large-screen PC isn't your regular computer, it takes a bit of practice to fully exploit it. With that in mind, Microsoft is starting a program in which users try the Surface Hub for 30 days before buying it.
How do mobile devices keep get faster, thinner, and more power efficient? It's thanks to the quick advances in chip manufacturing, which help churn out smaller chips packed with new features.
Windows is the indisputable platform of choice for gaming and VR, but Linux is catching up fast as graphics companies ramp driver up and hardware support for the OS.
After more than half a decade in the making, ARM server chips should have struck gold by now, but they haven't. ARM servers were projected to be approaching a double digit server market share, but they still are virtually non-existent.
Western Digital has developed a monstrous 14TB hard drive that is now shipping for testing to customers.
The aging FTP and Telnet protocols are considered unsafe, and HP has decided to clamp down on access to network printers via those protocols.
There's a lot of excitement about Intel's superfast Optane SSDs, but products won't be on shelves this year as the chipmaker had earlier promised.
Apple said it took "courage" to remove the audio jack port from the iPhone 7 and replace it with wireless audio. Microsoft hasn't yet mustered the courage to cut the aging port.
Users have praised the performance of Apple's A10 Fusion chip in the iPhone 7, but its underlying graphics architecture may not be so new after all.
Amazon is bringing a bit of AWS magic to devices and board computers with the Greengrass IoT service, which will help boost offline data collection and analysis.
For once, there will be a cease-fire in the war between major chip architectures x86, ARM and Power9, all of which will be in a supercomputer being built in Barcelona.