Huawei expands into PCs
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 12:48

Huawei expands into PCs


Huawei sees something that others don't

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is planning a global expansion into computers.

Dell says gaming PCs are doing well
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 05 May 2017 13:07

Dell says gaming PCs are doing well


Better than ordinary PCs

Grey box shifter Dell said that global demand for gaming PCs is heating up and the boom will continue over the next five years.

Dell unveils its HDR10-capable Ultrasharp monitor
Published in News


The Ultrasharp UP2718Q

Dell has launched its first 4K/UHD high-end Ultrasharp HDR10 monitor which comes with UHD Alliance Premium Certification, the 27-inch Ultrasharp UP2718Q.

Worldwide PC shipments fall below 63 million units
Published in News


Looks like limbo bar can go lower

Beancounters at Gartner Group have said that worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.2 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 2.4 percent decline from the first quarter of 2016. The first quarter of 2017 was the first time since 2007 that the PC market experienced shipments below 63 million units in a quarter.

Manufacturers embellish truth about battery life
Published in Notebooks


Which? calls them out


Consumer outfit Which? claims that manufacturers are not telling the truth when it comes to claims about battery life.

You can't beat a Dell this quarter
Published in News
Friday, 31 March 2017 13:01

You can't beat a Dell this quarter


Say hello to strong results


Dell reported strong fiscal fourth-quarter results that will have knock on effects for HP and other tech firms.

Dell getting more excited about Linux desktops
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Apparently 2017 is the year of the Linux desktop

A decade after it first introduced its first pre-installed Linux computer, Dell claims it is more committed than ever to offering Linux-powered machines to users.

US tech jobs axed last year
Published in News
Friday, 17 February 2017 12:13

US tech jobs axed last year


96,017 jobs cut in 2016

Layoffs at computer, electronics, and telecommunications companies rose by 21 percent last year.

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 11:51

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown


Force themselves into retirement after a couple of years

Chipzilla’s Atom C2000 processor family is shipping with a fault which is going to cost Intel a boatload of cash to fix.

Samsung is number one chip shifter
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 12:53

Samsung is number one chip shifter


Beats Apple in "total addressable semiconductor" market


Beancounters at Gartner have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that Samsung is the world leader of the "total addressable semiconductor" market.