Don't-Miss Desktop Stories
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The Special Committee overseeing Dell's buyout proposal has reached an agreement with company founder Michael Dell and his associates, Silver Lake Partners, on a proposed purchase in which shareholders will get US$13.75 per share and a special dividend of $0.13.
Pledges for the Ubuntu Edge -- the smartphone that doubles as a desktop -- flew hot and heavy over the first few days, and now Canonical has introduced lower pricing tiers. Even so, more than $27 million is left to be raised. What's the true goal here?
Michael Dell has raised his offer to take Dell private by US$0.10 per share, to about $24.7 billion, after the company was forced to delay a vote because stockholders seemed inclined to reject the bid.
Windows 8's modern interface translates surprisingly well to the TV screen, but some key software omissions could hurt HTPC buffs.
Intel has snapped up Omek, a company specializing in gesture recognition. It's part of Intel's effort to popularize perceptual computing, in which we interact with PCs and other devices using hand gestures, voice commands, and facial tracking.
What would happen if an iMac and a MakerBot Replicator married and had a kid? I'm not entirely sure, but I imagine it would look a something like the LittleBox.
Fairywren is perfect for converting your Raspberry Pi into a Mini-ITX computer.
The Korea Times says Samsung is killing its desktop PC business. Samsung says it's not.
Hewlett-Packard is also bringing Android to the PC, and has unveiled a 21.5-inch all-in-one desktop installed with Google's operating system.
Samsung expands its Ativ line with new tablets, thin-and-light laptops, and just a touch of Android.
Hewlett-Packard has shuffled the management of its PC division as it tries to sharpen its focus on growth markets.
Hewlett-Packard executives say that the coming demise of Windows XP may do what Windows 8 could not, and that's boost PC sales significantly.
Are you ready for Droidtops and Droidbooks? They’re coming! Acer's "prototype" N3-220 Android is the first in a series of PCs that will use Google's free mobile OS to carve out a new niche in the ultracompetitive PC market.
The rest of this year figures to be packed with Apple products if the company's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote is anything to go by. On Monday, the company showed off major updates to OS X and iOS as well as a planned Mac Pro update that will arrive this fall.