Toshiba will still make PCs
Published in News


Against all expectations

Troubled Japanise outfit Toshiba has said that it will not be exciting the loss making PC business as many had predicted.

European PC shipments plummet
Published in Notebooks


IDC says they fell by another 18.2 per cent


Just when you thought PC shipments could not get any lower, IDC thinks they have fallen another 18 per cent.

AMD will not go bust this year
Published in News


Waiting for Zen might be cunning

Last year, Kerrisdale Capital Investment warned that AMD would go bankrupt by 2020 and with Zen not appearing until the end of this year we were slightly concerned that the outfit did not have enough to survive what will be a dismal year.

Tom Clancy's The Division PC system requirements leak
Published in Games


At least Core i5-2400/FX-6100 and GTX 560/HD 7770

Although the game is still far from being released and we have yet to see it enter its beta phase, we now have first PC system requirements for the upcoming Tom Clancy's The Division game.

PCs can't get a break
Published in News
13 January 2016

PCs can't get a break


Strong US dollar to blame, amongst other things

Worldwide PC shipments dropped 8.3 percent in the fourth quarter which was the worst sales have been since 2008, beancounters at Gartner Group said.

Virtual Reality might kick-start the PC market
Published in Wearables


Current PC’s don't have the spec

Before Christmas we were saying that the reason the PC market is in the dole-drums is because there is nothing around which would lead you to need to upgrade, but now it appears that there might be – virtual reality.

Why PCs are failing
Published in Notebooks
21 December 2015

Why PCs are failing


No compelling need for an upgrade for a decade 

For the last few years the PC market has been falling steadily, but the reason has never been truly worked out, but the answer could be found in the rise of gaming computers.

PC supply chain depressed
Published in Notebooks


Nobody loves the PC


Although third-quarter worldwide PC shipments showed some signs of life, the PC supply chain is still pretty depressed.

Microsoft gets PCs and phone udates  lined up
Published in News


More updates coming


Software giant Microsoft has finally managed to link its PC windows with Mobile and now both will be updated at the same time.

More doom for PC market
Published in News
08 December 2015

More doom for PC market


IDC predicts only minor recovery next year

Beancounters at IDC have poured cold water on hopes that the PC market will do better next year.