The company's recent results suggest a slowdown in firms leaving the ancient OS behind and upgrading to new systems. Why won't they update?
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British semiconductor and software design company ARM is turning to benchmarking to make its chips faster and more efficient.
It's rare to find an Android smartphone with a traditional hardware phone keypad, but Matthew has spent the last few weeks with one designed for the extreme work environment.
The updates, which come as HP holds its Discover powwow in Barcelona, illustrates how PC makers are trying to deliver business systems that can replicate consumer-first design cues.
This year will see the first full year of decline in iPad shipments, according to new figures, sending a signal to the rest of the tablet market.
PC sales are declining - despite the end-of-XP support bump - while Mac sales were up 18 percent in Q2 and 21 percent in Q3 of 2014. Why isn't the Mac declining along with Windows PCs?
Let the iPad tablet holiday pricing war begin.
ARM has revealed the Embedded Education Kit, a low-cost toolkit for teaching embedded systems design and programming concepts.
Microsoft's Surface sales revenue has surged, while Apple's iPad sales slide: what does this say about the state of the PC market?
Cheaper notebooks are getting PCs selling again after a long lull.
Apple let slip that it had two new iPads to unveil a little sooner than it would've liked, but still had a few tablet-related surprises up its sleeve.
The consensus says that Windows XP has boosted corporate PC sales and acted as a performance enhancing drug. There's an argument that enterprises may keep refreshing PCs because the installed base is ancient.
Once again, the "death" of Windows XP might actually be breathing new life into the flailing PC market.
AMD has big plans for ARM in microservers, embedded and low-power clients. But where does that leave the mainstream PC and server markets?
Whether Mac users are running Windows XP in Apple's Boot Camp solution or in a virtual machine, the latest exploit of Internet Explorer brings the PC question of the month front and center: Stay with XP or upgrade?
Intel's data center group will carry the team in the first quarter and beyond. But the real focus should shift to Intel's newly formed business units.
Don't expect a turnaround from the PC industry just yet. Global shipments dropped between one and five percent during the first quarter, depending on varying analyst reports.
Installing Linux Mint on an XP PC is something any Windows power user can do.
The PC business didn't suck nearly as bad as feared and HP's first quarter benefited. The company saw strong enterprise demand for PCs as Windows XP systems are tossed.
OEMs have responded to the PC sales crisis in a variety of ways. We've seen them try to embrace Android, we've seen them betting the farm on different form factors, and we've seen they try to outgun Apple's iPad. But none of it seems to be working. The ball is now in Microsoft's court.
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