Why PCs are failing
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 21 December 2015 10:48

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
Friday, 11 December 2015 11:41

PC supply chain depressed


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
Thursday, 10 December 2015 11:33

Microsoft gets PCs and phone udates lined up


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
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 11:17

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.

Intel does not need PCs for growth
Published in Processors
Friday, 20 November 2015 10:44

Intel does not need PCs for growth


Predicts it can make its cash elsewhere


Intel said 2016 sales will climb in the "mid single-digit" percent range and said it didn’t need a buoyant personal-computer market to make piles of dosh.

Dell mocks Cook’s PC doom-saying
Published in News
Friday, 13 November 2015 13:42

Dell mocks Cook’s PC doom-saying


The “post-pc” era has been good for the PC

Tin-box shifter Michael Dell mocked the prophecy of the Grand mufti of the Apple Cargo cult, Tim Cook who insisted that the PC was on its way out.

Cook: Trust me you don't need a PC any more
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 14:04

Cook: Trust me you don't need a PC any more


Still makes Macs of course

The grand mufti of the Apple cargo cult has shown that he still has his fingers on the technology pulse by claiming that the world wants to dump their PCs to buy his overpriced Surface Clone knock-off.

Intel thinks PCs will come back
Published in Processors
Thursday, 05 November 2015 12:24

Intel thinks PCs will come back


But tablets are history

The PC will make a comeback, but the so-called Tablet revolution is history, according to the Chipmaker who missed out on it.

HP is now cut in two
Published in News
Monday, 02 November 2015 14:17

HP is now cut in two


End of an error

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP has formally cut itself in two today in a move to turn around its fortunes.

Refunds for Batman on PC
Published in Games
Monday, 02 November 2015 08:41

Refunds for Batman on PC


No Joker – the game is broken

Warner Bros has started offering refunds for Batman: Arkham Knight on PC after finally admitting that the game was broken.