Ask yourself: Do you really need to use Office, or is some other post-PC-era service going to do a good enough job for you?
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PC making giant Lenovo may be mulling a bid to acquire the BlackBerry maker. But the Canadian government would likely have to approve any sale of the company--especially if it's being sold to the Chinese, considering recent US worries.
Get real! It's bad enough that you're going to have to deal with Windows 8 on new PCs, why ask for misery on your old PC?
With HP merging its PC and printer units, we ask our debaters: Have these products been commoditized beyond innovation?
Research in Motion has cut the price of its QNX-powered BlackBerry PlayBook tablet for the second time since launch.The 16GB Wi-Fi only variant of the device is now available for £169 from Carphone Warehouse, PC World and other Dixons Store Group (DSG) outlets, such as Currys.
Apple, like most PC makers, buys its PC processors from Intel. So why is Intel funding competitors to one of its largest customers? Apple should ask for $400 million off its next Intel CPU order.
Before you install a new program on any PC, smartphone, or tablet, you should ask two questions: Is it safe? Is it reliable? Most people don't ask those questions at all. And even when they do, the answers can be hard to come by. Is there a solution?
Not to be outdone by all the buzz for the newly released Blackberry Playbook or iPad 2, it seems Amazon is also joining the color tablet PC fray.
Unlike Motorola, which will apparently sell its new Xoom tablet for a whopping $800 starting in a couple of weeks, Research in Motion is taking a saner approach to pricing its forthcoming PlayBook tablet.CrackBerry.
AT&T is gearing up for the holiday season by outfitting the BlackBerry Torch in new red and white exterior options. What, no green?
Verizon launches Flex View movie streaming app for FiOS subscribers' Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile devices
Verizon's FiOS TV service is branching out to mobile devices, just unleashing the Flex View video on demand app for Android, Blackberry, and Windows Mobile handhelds. It gives FiOS subscribers the ability to rent or purchase movies from FiOS's collection of titles (the app itself is free) and watch them not only on phones, but also on your PC or your HDTV.
RIM introduces its own answer to the tablet PC market, an enterprise ready device with a 7-inch screen called Blackberry Playbook
Share-leader HP slightly ahead of mobile PC rivals, but no vendor really leads in green-tech policies
Amazon launched their Kindle for BlackBerry application so you can now take your Kindle content with you on the go. You don't even need a Kindle to take advantage of the Amazon ebook library and can read content on your BlackBerry and PC if you desire.
While move to allow vendors to register "green" PCs in Singapore good, effort for now will have little influence on PC buying decisions, says analyst.
If you go shopping online for Windows 7, you'll find OEM System Builder copies at significant discounts from full retail prices. Microsoft's own web sites and support forums give conflicting, confusing, often inaccurate information about these products. What's an honest consumer supposed to do?
PC manufacturers that previously complied with a Chinese government mandate to install Green Dam have stopped shipping systems with the content-filtering software
PC makers will no longer have to pre-install Green Dam censorware on PCs in China, the government has announced.
PC makers will no longer have to pre-install Green Dam censorware on PCs in China, the government has announced.The official Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday that Li Yizhong, China's minister of industry and information technology, had announced that consumers would not have to install the software.
I'd be lying if I didn't admit that this one creeps me out a bit. A green PC maker out of the United Kingdom (VeryPC) has rigged some facial detection software to work in conjunction with your system's power management features.
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