HPE tries selling software unit to Thoma Bravo
Published in News
Friday, 02 September 2016 12:14

HPE tries selling software unit to Thoma Bravo


Negotiations are under way

The former maker of expensive printer ink HPE is in talks with buyout firm Thoma Bravo to flog its software arm.

Tablets bounce back a bit
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 25 August 2016 12:05

Tablets bounce back a bit


But still no recovery

Global tablet shipments are expected to bounce back a little bit, but there are still no signs that the product is recovering.

HP does better than expected
Published in News
Thursday, 25 August 2016 11:51

HP does better than expected


Notebooks doing well but printers are pants

HP has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with a higher than expected quarterly revenue and profit as demand recovered for its notebooks.

AMD details  RX 460 for Notebooks
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 18 August 2016 23:12

AMD details RX 460 for Notebooks


With a similar performance to desktop version

AMD has revealed a few more details about its up and coming Radeon RX 460 Notebook GPU that will appear in a recently unveiled HP 15.6-inch Omen Limited Edition notebook and offer performance similar to the desktop part.

Intel to re-enter foundry business
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 15:31

Intel to re-enter foundry business

Deja vu

Chip giant Intel said at its Developer Forum in San Francisco that it will license ARM technology and offer smartphone makers the chance to make microprocessors using its 10 nanometer fabrication technique.

HP leaks details about Kaby and Apollo Lake
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 11:56

HP leaks details about Kaby and Apollo Lake


Be careful what you put in the manual

HP might have put some IDF spoilers into its Pavilion x360 m1 technical maintenance manual.

USB-C failing to impress PC vendors
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 28 July 2016 11:12

USB-C failing to impress PC vendors


Costs too much

While USB Type-C is catching on among the mobile markets, PC makers can’t see the point because of the cost.

PC shipments slightly up in Western Europe
Published in News

 Doldrums time

A research note from IDC said that PC shipments in the EMEA region accounted for 16.1 million units in the second quarter of this year.

Asustek raises prices in UK
Published in News
Thursday, 21 July 2016 12:49

Asustek raises prices in UK


Blame Boris, Grove and Farage

UK Asustek customers will have to pay more for their hardware after the Brexit vote decimated the pound.

HP releases a few more details on Windows 10 Elite x3
Published in Notebooks


Not really a smartphone

HP has released pricing and availability details for its Elite x3 which is an interesting hybrid of a phone, a laptop and a desktop PC.