Microsoft thinks it will cure cancer in a decade
Published in News


Of course the patent might blue screen

Software king of the world, Microsoft thinks it might be able to cure cancer by treating it in the same way as a computer virus.

AMD ships Bristol Ridge to PC makers
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 13:28

AMD ships Bristol Ridge to PC makers


Four Excavator x86 CPU cores

AMD has announced that its 7th-generation A-Series Bristol Ridge microprocessors are shipping to PC makers.

Axiomtek releases a Skylake fanless PC
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 29 August 2016 12:42

Axiomtek releases a Skylake fanless PC


Ultra-low powered palm-sized

Axiomtek has released a new eBOX560-500-FL, which is an Intel Skylake-based fanless, palm-sized embedded system with a full-featured I/O interface.

Lenovo returns to Taiwan
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 12:25

Lenovo returns to Taiwan


China getting expensive

Chinese PC maker Lenovo appears to think that its home turf is getting too expensive.

Apple needs to stop selling four year old computers
Published in News


Fanboys are revolting

A while back Apple took the Nintendo out of those who owned five year old PCs calling them “sad people”. However, the fruity cargo cult is now peddling “new” computers which are that august age and even Apple fanboys are screaming “hey we are not THAT sad.”

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.

Falling PC sales appear to be bottoming out
Published in News


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
Published in News
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.