Sudden rise in notebook demand surprises manufacturers
Published in Notebooks


Short supply of components

A sudden rise in Notebook demand has caught suppliers on the hop and component suppliers say they have not got enough to flog.

HP confirms DRMing its ink cartridges
Published in News
Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:53

HP confirms DRMing its ink cartridges


Gotta keep it expensive

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP has confirmed that it has DRMed its printers so that they will only use its expensive cartridges.

HP buys Samsung's printer business
Published in News
Monday, 12 September 2016 12:38

HP buys Samsung's printer business


Prints off a $1.05 billion dollar cheque

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP, has written a $1.05 billion cheque for Samsung's printer business.

HPE tries selling software unit to Thoma Bravo
Published in News
Friday, 02 September 2016 12:14

HPE tries selling software unit to Thoma Bravo


Negotiations are under way

The former maker of expensive printer ink HPE is in talks with buyout firm Thoma Bravo to flog its software arm.

Tablets bounce back a bit
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 25 August 2016 12:05

Tablets bounce back a bit


But still no recovery

Global tablet shipments are expected to bounce back a little bit, but there are still no signs that the product is recovering.

HP does better than expected
Published in News
Thursday, 25 August 2016 11:51

HP does better than expected


Notebooks doing well but printers are pants

HP has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with a higher than expected quarterly revenue and profit as demand recovered for its notebooks.

AMD details  RX 460 for Notebooks
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 18 August 2016 23:12

AMD details RX 460 for Notebooks


With a similar performance to desktop version

AMD has revealed a few more details about its up and coming Radeon RX 460 Notebook GPU that will appear in a recently unveiled HP 15.6-inch Omen Limited Edition notebook and offer performance similar to the desktop part.

Intel to re-enter foundry business
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 15:31

Intel to re-enter foundry business

Deja vu

Chip giant Intel said at its Developer Forum in San Francisco that it will license ARM technology and offer smartphone makers the chance to make microprocessors using its 10 nanometer fabrication technique.

HP leaks details about Kaby and Apollo Lake
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 11:56

HP leaks details about Kaby and Apollo Lake


Be careful what you put in the manual

HP might have put some IDF spoilers into its Pavilion x360 m1 technical maintenance manual.

USB-C failing to impress PC vendors
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 28 July 2016 11:12

USB-C failing to impress PC vendors


Costs too much

While USB Type-C is catching on among the mobile markets, PC makers can’t see the point because of the cost.