Don't-Miss Computers Stories
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.
Maybe people are listening to Microsoft's demand that they ditch Windows XP.
IBM has started to require visitors of the IBM Fix Central website to provide a serial number in order to download a patch or update.
Canonical is in talks with Dell on making a version of Ubuntu supported by the Chinese government available as a pre-installed OS on the PC maker's upcoming products destined for the Chinese market.
Intel is expected to announce availability next week of a low-power Atom server chip code-named Avoton, which is likely to appear soon in systems such as Hewlett-Packard's Moonshot.
Microsoft has started sending Windows 8.1 to its hardware manufacturers, hitting the so-called RTM milestone for the much-awaited update to Windows 8.
Industry consortium HSA Foundation intends to bring native support for parallel acceleration in Java virtual machines, which would make it easier to tap into multiple processors like graphics processors to speed up code execution.
The viral ad is so horrible, you can not look away. And it just might be the most brilliant marketing move in Samsung's history.
Cry not for the death of the Ubuntu Edge, dearest friends. Rejoice in the future it heralds.
Voice controls on the desktop are just another step towards Intel's 'perceptual computing' vision—and another way to add value to struggling PCs.
A man falls in love with his digital assistant. It's not just the premise of a new movie. It's a business objective of Nuance Communications.