Some Xbox One games play on PC
Published in Games
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 12:03

Some Xbox One games play on PC


Xbox Play Anywhere puts pressure on PlayStation 4

Microsoft just dropped a bomb on PlayStation 4 announcing that Gears of War 4 will be able to play on both PC and Xbox via Xbox Play Anywhere program. 

Inventec escapes the PC market tarpit
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 13:57

Inventec escapes the PC market tarpit


Slashes dependence on PC


Inventec has succeeded in reducing its reliance on PC product lines, with the revenue proportion now less than half of its bottom line.

PCs superior to Macs at content creation
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 11:28

PCs superior to Macs at content creation


Another myth shattered

It has been a long held myth in the media industry that an expensive Mac was superior to a PC at handling content and images. However a test of the two has discovered that a PC cleans Apple’s clock.

Intel decimates staff - will fire 12,000
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 10:29

Intel decimates staff - will fire 12,000


Reduce dependence on PCs

Intel has decided that there is no point waiting for the PC to return and is decimating its staff and getting into something else more lucrative – cloud computing and the Internet of thing.

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Rivals target out-of-date MacPro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Rivals target out-of-date MacPro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Apple’s rivals are targeting those who are still using Apple’s long-out-of-date Mac Pro.

Xotic PC releases VR Ready PCs
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 14:24

Xotic PC releases VR Ready PCs


Smart move

Now that everyone is realising that their super expensive Apple PCs can’t do VR, an outfit called Xotic PC is offering to sell a range of proper computers that can – although AMD fans might want to look the other way.

Quanta profits hurting
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 12:35

Quanta profits hurting


Lowest in nine years

Quanta has reported that its net profits declined 5.6 per cent on year to US$538.91 million for 2015, the lowest level in nine years.

Microsoft spending a fortune on Quantum computing
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Is Steve Balmer dead, alive or both?

Software giant Microsoft is focusing a lot of its R&D money on quantum computing.

All in One sales slip
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 11:24

All in One sales slip


Down five percent

All in one PCs are generally suffering the same fate as their clunkier cousins.