Phil Spencer says it is not happening
For a while now there has been talk that Redmond is planning to unify its Xbox and PC OS but it turns out that might not happen.
Just stack up the bits you need
Software giant Microsoft has patented a “modular computing device” that would enable people to put together the exact PC components they want.
Against all expectations
Troubled Japanise outfit Toshiba has said that it will not be exciting the loss making PC business as many had predicted.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.