Less PCs means less openness
Published in Notebooks


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.

Apple CEO was spinning like crazy over PCs
Published in News


Insiders say Job’s Mob does not care about Macintosh any more

Yesterday the Tame Apple Press was full of stories about how Tim Cook really loved the Macintosh and was going to release new and important hardware updates in the future.

Oculus splits into Mobile and PC
Published in News


Co-founder heads to PC

Brendan Iribe, co-founder of Oculus, is no longer the CEO of the company he created with Palmer Luckey four years ago.

PC shipments pulling out of the tarpit
Published in Notebooks


Latest IDC report

While PC shipments are set to decline in 2016, beancounters at IDC think that the drop will be better than expected and there will be an improvement in 2017.

Samsung rumoured to be offloading its PC division
Published in News


Lenovo named as the buyer

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Samsung Electronics is about to flog off its PC division to Lenovo.

Fujitsu denies PC ninjutsu
Published in News


We are not bumping off PCs

Fujitsu has denied exiting the PC market despite chatting to Chinese rival Lenovo about selling its devices unit.

Asustek is doing well
Published in Notebooks
14 November 2016

Asustek is doing well


Back to black 

Asustek has reported net profits of $187.75 million for the third quarter of 2016, up 45 percent on the last quarter and 42 percent on last year.  This could be a sign that the bad-old-days of poor PC sales are fading.

PC memory shortage predicted
Published in Memory


Next month

There could be a memory shortage for PC vendors brewing, after aggressive short-term orders coming in from smartphone vendors.

Intel calls in Michael Phelps to peddle PCs
Published in Notebooks


US swimmer used to prove PCs are not under water

Chipzilla is hoping to make a splash by hiring a US gold medal swimmer to promote its new range of PCs.

Worldwide PC shipments still declining
Published in News


Longest period of decline in history

Beancounters at the Gartner Group have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016 –  a 5.7 percent decline from the third quarter of 2015.