Don't-Miss Computers Stories
It’s the end of one era and the beginning of another: According to research from IDC, shipments of tablets are destined to surpass those of all PCs in the fourth quarter of the year.
Shareholders have voted to approve a US$24.9 billion buyout of the company by founder and CEO Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Partners.
Increasing sales of cheaper systems helped fuel growth in the high-performance computing market, research firm IDC says, while interest in high-end supercomputers cooled.
Icahn’s withdrawal after a long battle leaves only a buyout offer from company CEO Michael Dell and associate Silver Lake Partners on the table.
The Kenya Wildlife Service has a powerful new tool in its fight against the poachers who threaten endangered species living in the country's most remote areas: a high-tech network of custom cameras called Instant Wild that can instantly locate illegal activity as well as keep tabs on nearby animals.
Acer has chosen a different approach to the all-in-one PC, installing Android instead of Windows on its upcoming DA241HL, but the problem is that Google's operating systems isn't a desktop OS.
HP takes the wraps off four new consumer PCs and two displays in Berlin
Each of Lenovo's new PCs will feature a Haswell processor and a touchscreen display.
New proudcts include Ultrabooks with Gorilla Glass lids, Windows/Android hybrids, and a budget-oriented ultraportable.
Highlight: The VAIO Flip 15 sports a 15-inch IPS panel with a native resolution of 2660 by 1620 pixels, and it can drive an external HDMI monitor at 4K resolution (3820 by 2160 pixels).
Red Harbinger's Cross desk blurs the line between office furniture and an enthusiast-grade PC case. Actually, make that 'cases'.
Microsoft clearly bought most of Nokia to ensure the future of Windows Phone, and ensure a safe harbor for its licensing strategy. But there's a case to be made that this is a marriage of equals. Equal failures, that is.
Microsoft's plan to buy Nokia's phone business and have a larger presence in hardware devices has so far brought little response from PC and smartphone vendors in Asia. But the deal could end up bringing dividends to Microsoft's long-time partners in the region by revitalizing the Windows ecosystem, according to analysts.
What a difference a few years makes: In a slide deck explaining the deal, Microsoft explains the domino effect that begins with phones.
Surprise! Intel's most powerful CPU isn't based on its new Haswell architecture. Meet the Ivy Bridge-E series.