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?
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Cheaper notebooks are getting PCs selling again after a long lull.
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.
At Hot Chips, Nvidia revealed some of Denver's surprises and showed the first performance test results for this souped-up version of the Tegra K1 processor designed for smartphones, tablets and Chromebooks.
Once again, the "death" of Windows XP might actually be breathing new life into the flailing PC market.
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?
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.
It looks like PC owners are finally beginning to relax their grip on Windows XP. According to new worldwide usage share data, XP is down sharply, with Microsoft's two fully supported operating systems, Windows 7 and 8, picking up the slack.
Once a niche, high-performance computing has become a key growth area for the tech industry. Intel’s announcements at Supercomputing 13 today---including new details of a completely redesigned Many Integrated Core processor—show just how important technical computing has become.
The new MIPS P5600 core delivers industry-leading 32-bit performance, and brings with it low power characteristics and a silicon footprint up to 30 percent smaller than comparable CPU cores.
The PC maker, which recently revamped its range of business devices, says Windows 8 has barely made a dent in its enterprise customer base, despite the push away from Windows XP.
ZDNet's David Gewirtz decides to upgrade a "dog-slow" Atom-based PC from the nearly dearly departed Windows XP to Windows 8. In the process, he learns a lot and shares some of those lessons with you in this article.
The latest Y Series processors use so little power that they are now a viable option for fanless tablets and 2-in-1 devices. HP is the first to announce a 2-in-1 with the latest Haswell-Y chip, but will others follow?
AMD continues the trend of getting more performance out of its silicon per watt with the new 1Ghz dual-core GX-210JA - but this is one SoC that you'll never see in a PC.
The mobile PC market has suffered the worst second quarter performance since the aftermath of the dot.com crash.
Dell stressed its uber-small, entry-level workstations will offer higher performance for "desktop PC prices."
The demand for more performance and features has traditionally kept the PC from falling too far, too fast. Those days may now be ending, hastened by cheap tablets. The industry is responding with new platforms for low-cost laptops and tablets running Windows 8 and Android.
Company says the new 4GB LPDDR3 chip is an industry first using 20-nanometer processes, and offers more than double the performance of the previous standard in terms of data transmission.
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