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The death of the homebrew PC will be the death of the PC

The PC is, at its heart, a gestalt of components that come together to serve a purpose. Lose the ability to choose what goes into a PC, then a PC becomes nothing more than a black box, like a DVD player or a games console. And that's not a PC.

May 23, 2013

How to stay in the desktop on Windows 8

Once you try out the improved mouse and keyboard controls in the Consumer Preview you may find you don't dislike the Metro interface at all. Take a look at the average consumer PC and the desktop is covered side to side, top to bottom with shortcuts to applications and documents; Metro tidies that up, makes it as wide a screen as you want and adds live tiles for glanceable information like weather reports and calendar information - just what desktop gadgets always promised.

March 2, 2012 by

Hardware 2.0 'Very Best Kit List' for February 2012

Here I've put together a list of the best high-end and mid-range and budget components currently available. So if you're thinking of building or even upgrading a PC, this list is a must-read for you!

February 12, 2012

Hardware 2.0 'Very Best Kit List' for January 2012

Here I've put together a list of the best high-end and mid-range and budget components currently available. So if you're thinking of building or even upgrading a PC, this list is a must-read for you!

January 18, 2012

CA package promises to smooth shift to cloud

CA Technologies has bundled up a set of tools and consultancy services to help organisations choose which applications they should move to the cloud and which they shouldn't.The CA Cloud 360 product, announced at CA World in Las Vegas on Monday, has four main components.

November 15, 2011 by

Take a deep dive on how enterprise app stores help drive productivity

Enterprise app stores are quickly creating productivity and speed-to-value benefits for PC users and IT departments alike as they grapple with the new models around consumerization of IT. The author of a recent Ovum white paper on why app stores says they are increasingly important for enterprises as they consider ways to better track, manage, and distribute all of their applications.

October 4, 2011 by

Hardware 2.0 'Very Best Kit List' for September 2011

Welcome to the Hardware 2.0 "Very Best Kit List" for September 2011. Here I've put together a list of the best high-end and mid-range and budget components currently available. So if you're thinking of building or even upgrading a PC, this list is a must-read for you!

September 7, 2011

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