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How the PC outlived Steve Jobs
Published in News
Monday, 09 December 2019 14:08

How the PC outlived Steve Jobs


Even in Apple land

The Tame Apple Press, in its bid to push its favourite company, made a staggering claim – thanks to Steve Jobs and his iPad the PC was officially dead.

Red Dead Redemption 2 brings several graphics improvements
Published in Gaming


PC system requirements are out as well

Rockstar Games have revealed all the graphics improvements that will be available in the PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2, as well as released full system requirements and a couple of new screenshots from the game.

Red Dead Redemption 2 comes to PC on November 5th
Published in Gaming

 
On Rockstar's own launcher and Epic Games Store

Rockstar has now finally and officially confirmed the existence of Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC, and the game is launching on November 5th.

Lenovo showcases a 5G Snapdragon 8cx PC
Published in PC Hardware


Computex 19: X55 modem inside, pictured

Qualcomm and Lenovo showcased the world’s first 5G PC at Computex. The PC is based on Qualcomm’s 8cx platform and comes with additional 5G connectivity. Lenovo calls this design "Project Limitless", based on world’s first 7nm platform purpose-built for PCs.

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.