If you are building a PC, better hoard parts now
Published in PC Hardware


It is going to cost 25 per cent more next year

Building a PC could get even more expensive in 2019 as the US tariffs on Chinese-made goods will rise from 10 percent to 25 percent in January.

Monster Hunter World launch is a big surprise on PC
Published in Gaming


One of the biggest Steam launches this year

It appears that Monster Hunter World game is on a roll to breaking a lot of records, becoming a big deal for both Capcom and Steam.

Global notebook sales increase
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 12:17

Global notebook sales increase


At least a bit

Beancounters at Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and decided that notebook sales have slightly increased.

Intel with 14nm still kicking industry’s butt
Published in PC Hardware


Financial community got it wrong

After Intel announced that it had to delay its 10nm production to 2019,  financial analysts around the world reacted with negative stock comments and valuation. Most of them got things wrong. Intel with its $17 billion highest ever revenue showed magnificent growth in the data center and it made that $17 billion without 10nm.

Don't give me steam
Published in Gaming
Friday, 25 May 2018 11:23

Don't give me steam


Apple blocks Steam Apps

Apple has blocked the plans of the biggest distributor of PC-based video games to extend its reach into iPhones because, while it would give users access to a lot of games, Steam did not want to gut its bottom line and give Apple all its profits.

The world is a computer claims Microsoft
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 11:12

The world is a computer claims Microsoft


Blue screen of death becomes more problematic

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has been telling anyone who listens that the "world is now a computer" and if we start thinking that way we will transform everything.

Dell not worried by 5G
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 12:47

Dell not worried by 5G


PCs will continue to thrive

While there are some that think that the development of 5G will put a nail in the coffin of PCs, Michael Dell is not one of them.

South Korea turns off PCs on Fridays to make workers go home
Published in News


In the UK the same effect is caused by the sound of a pub opening

The government in South Korea's capital is introducing a new initiative to force its employees to leave work on time - by powering down all their computers at 20:00 on Fridays.

Desktop sales continue to slide
Published in News
Friday, 02 March 2018 10:56

Desktop sales continue to slide


Now  below 100 million a year

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that desktop PC sales in 2017 fell below 100 million for the first time.

Corsair's One SFF PC gets updated with Coffee Lake
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Higher-clocked RAM, GTX 1080 Ti, and new 500W PSU

Corsair has updated the One small form-factor (SFF) desktop PC, equipping it with the latest Intel Core i7-8700K Coffee Lake CPU, Geforce GTX 1080 Ti, faster RAM and new 500W 80 Plus PSU.