Premier Farnell turns Raspberry Pi into a PC
Published in Motherboards

Bare bones, bare bones dem, bare bones

Premier Farnell has turned the Raspberry Pi microcomputer into a fully-fledged PC.

Dell says gaming PCs are doing well
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 05 May 2017 13:07

Dell says gaming PCs are doing well


Better than ordinary PCs

Grey box shifter Dell said that global demand for gaming PCs is heating up and the boom will continue over the next five years.

Samsung to overtake Intel
Published in Processors
Thursday, 04 May 2017 11:15

Samsung to overtake Intel


World’s largest chipmaker


The age where Intel is considered the world’s largest chipmaker might be ending.

Worldwide PC shipments fall below 63 million units
Published in News


Looks like limbo bar can go lower

Beancounters at Gartner Group have said that worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.2 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 2.4 percent decline from the first quarter of 2016. The first quarter of 2017 was the first time since 2007 that the PC market experienced shipments below 63 million units in a quarter.

Bungie's Destiny 2 confirmed for PC
Published in Games
Friday, 31 March 2017 22:44

Bungie's Destiny 2 confirmed for PC


New trailer released

Bungie has now officially released the Destiny 2 reveal trailer unveiling some story details as well as confirming that the game will indeed be coming to the PC.

Corsair unveils its One systems
Published in News
Friday, 24 March 2017 12:39

Corsair unveils its One systems


Couple of different models

Following its earlier push in the PC system market with Bulldog barebone, Corsair has now unveiled its fully-assembled PC system called the One.

PC makers hike prices
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:25

PC makers hike prices


Components getting pricey


PC vendors are jacking up their prices as part costs, including display panels, DRAM, SSDs, Li batteries are getting more expensive.

All-in-one sales expected to pick up again
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 10 February 2017 11:24

All-in-one sales expected to pick up again


After three years of slump

Analysts are predicting that All-in-one PC sales will pick up a bit this year after a dismal performance for the last three years.

Apple’s hardware sales fall behind rivals
Published in News
Thursday, 26 January 2017 11:03

Apple’s hardware sales fall behind rivals


Market leaders grew while Jobs’ Mob fell


The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has really dropped the ball when it comes to hardware and is rapidly losing ground to rivals.

Less PCs means less openness
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 16 January 2017 12:09

Less PCs means less openness


Consequences of the "death of the PC"

While there are many who want to see the end of the PC, its replacements are killing off some of the nicer aspects of that revolution, its openness and ability to program.