Falling PC sales appear to be bottoming out
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Unless you are Apple

There are signs that the falling PC market has opened its parachute and nearly hit rock bottom – unless you are Apple which is continuing to fall like a meteor.

Microsoft wants to get into this PC lark
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 12:52

Microsoft wants to get into this PC lark


It has heard it is a money spinner

Software giant Microsoft is not the best at picking where the industry is going, it missed the Internet and failed to get into mobile so the news that it is thinking of getting into the PC hardware business just as it is dying is not surprising.

HP Rolls Out Device-as-a-Service
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Monday, 04 July 2016 11:29

HP Rolls Out Device-as-a-Service


Printers, PCs, Tablets on a single contract

HP has decided to allow enterprises to get their paws on HP's latest PCs, tablets, printers and other devices using a single contract with no cash upfront.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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.