Worldwide PC shipments fall below 63 million units
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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.

Manufacturers embellish truth about battery life
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Which? calls them out


Consumer outfit Which? claims that manufacturers are not telling the truth when it comes to claims about battery life.

You can't beat a Dell this quarter
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Say hello to strong results


Dell reported strong fiscal fourth-quarter results that will have knock on effects for HP and other tech firms.

Dell getting more excited about Linux desktops
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Apparently 2017 is the year of the Linux desktop

A decade after it first introduced its first pre-installed Linux computer, Dell claims it is more committed than ever to offering Linux-powered machines to users.

US tech jobs axed last year
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96,017 jobs cut in 2016

Layoffs at computer, electronics, and telecommunications companies rose by 21 percent last year.

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown
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Force themselves into retirement after a couple of years

Chipzilla’s Atom C2000 processor family is shipping with a fault which is going to cost Intel a boatload of cash to fix.

Samsung is number one chip shifter
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Beats Apple in "total addressable semiconductor" market


Beancounters at Gartner have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that Samsung is the world leader of the "total addressable semiconductor" market.

Dell puts GTX 1050 into a gaming laptop
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For just $799


Tin box shifter Dell has stuck Nvidia’s GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti into a $799 gaming computer.

Dell Precision 5520 is world's lightest 15-inch mobile workstation
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Lighter than most Intel 7th-gen consumer ultrabooks


Dell had quite a few product announcements during its media event at CES, one of which was the introduction of its lightest 15-inch mobile workstation design to date.

Dell unveils 32-inch UltraSharp 8K monitor at CES
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9.7 millimeter bezel with full Adobe RGB color space


During its media event at CES this year, Dell announced its intentions to bring consumers into the era of 8K displays and video playback by introducing what it claims is the industry’s first 32-inch UltraSharp Full UHD display at the price of a small arm or unused leg.