John Byrne becomes president of Dell and EMC unified global channel
Published in News


Controls $20+ billion revenue

John Byrne an ex Advanced 3D, ATI, AMD executive has just got promoted again at Dell. He is now president of the Dell and EMC global channel. Mike Magee and Fudo have known John Byrne for close to two decades, but now is not the time for kiss and tell.

Dell walking away from Tablets
Published in News
Friday, 01 July 2016 10:39

Dell walking away from Tablets


“Game changing Dream” becomes nightmare

Tin box shifter Michael Dell has given up on the “game changing” dream touted by Steve Jobs and consigned tablets to the dustbin of history.

Nvidia’s P100 gets PCIe
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 13:25

Nvidia’s P100 gets PCIe


Easy installation into server banks


Nvidia's Tesla P100 GPU has become accessible to server banks after the outfit hammered it into a PCIe form factor.

Dell prepares to offload software division
Published in News


$2 billion price tag

Grey box-shifter Michael Dell is about to flog his software division to buyout firm Francisco and the private equity arm of activist hedge fund Elliott Management.

Server market slumps
Published in News
Thursday, 02 June 2016 13:45

Server market slumps


3.6 per cent less than last year

Beancounters working for IDC have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that the worldwide server market is experienced a year-on-year revenue slump of 3.6 percent in the first quarter.

Oculus officially blesses VR ready PCs
Published in Wearables


Certified Rift-ready bundles


Oculus has officially blessed PCs that can handle the VR requirements for its AR specs.

PC shipments lowest since 2007
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 10:38

PC shipments lowest since 2007


9.6 per cent drop in a year

Beancounters at Gartner have been totting up some figures on a back of an envelope and reached the conclusion that PC shipments have dropped 9.6 percent.

Rivals target out-of-date MacPro
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 08 April 2016 12:30

Rivals target out-of-date MacPro


Expensive old rubbish wins wrong oscar

Apple’s rivals are targeting those who are still using Apple’s long-out-of-date Mac Pro.

Asustek and Acer see LCD monitor sales growing
Published in Graphics


Asustek has 30 percent growth in EU

Asustek Computer and Acer are doing rather well flogging their LCD monitors.

Dell plans BIOS level security
Published in News
Friday, 05 February 2016 12:55

Dell plans BIOS level security


Business laptop BIOS to be better locked down

Grey tin box shifter Dell wants to beef up security on its business laptops and PCs by introducing a new tool which helps to protect the BIOS from malware.