Voice recognition technology is good enough for almost all your dictation and PC control needs, although Nuance's desktop software still has the odd rough edge.
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You're having a coffee and surfing when an apologetic stranger asks if she can charge her Android phone on your USB port. But she's installing malware on your PC. Here's how to stop it.
The PC maker has purchased thousands of patents surrounding mobile technology as the firm seeks to establish itself in the mobile realm.
To kick off its annual GPU Technology Conference this week, Nvidia announced new products for the PC, mobile and cloud, and updated its technology roadmaps for GeForce GPUs and Tegra mobile chips.
How will HP remain relevant in a technology world that is increasingly moving on without it? The inability of executives to talk off-script about future strategy left me thinking the company is thinking too short-term to dig its way out of the PC and printing morass.
Versafe says its technology protects against malware and other threats regardless of mobile devices or browser - key weak points.
The drive for greater battery life pushes all PC makers to stretch technology to the limits. Lenovo has developed a clever approach to this task using hot-swappable batteries.
Mixed results in the Fortune 500's technology sector, as mobile is up year-over-year, cellular is about flat, but the biggest losses in the PC market, as desktops and laptops are taking a backseat for smartphones.
A new approach to virtualization could vaporize malware on desktops, mobile operating systems and even cloud-based Desktop-as-a-Service.
Windows 8, like Vista before it, is on its way to the trash heap of PC history unless Microsoft makes some big changes as soon as possible.
The shift from the PC to post-PC technology has been good for wireless carriers, who globally pull in a combined revenue of some $1.3 trillion a year. This is equivalent to four times the combined revenue of Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Intel.
Jerry Yang will share his advice on the Internet space and technology with the Chinese PC maker, which picked him for his "perspective, experience and proven entrepreneurial spirit".
One security firm warns that Android malware could rocket this year and hit the 1 million milestone, as malware writers and hackers continue to target post-PC platforms.
The shift from PCs to post-PC devices is a lot more than just replacing desktops and notebooks with smartphones and tablets; it's a shift in how we interact with technology. This will have a significant effect on how the PC evolves over the coming years.
Motorola has confirmed that Webtop, technology that allowed some of its Android smartphones to be docked to a PC, notebook or TV hub, is dead. Cause of death listed is weak adoption, but cost cuts are also likely to be a reason.
Malwarebytes has established its reputation as a supplier of free anti-malware software to more than 150 million home PC users. Now it has announced its first Enterprise Edition.
The company finds cybercriminals had infiltrated unsecure supply chains to hijack brand new computers, prompting an operation to disrupt the emerging Nitol botnet, and over 500 other strains of malware.
Microsoft, as it did with Vista, is giving Linux another chance to make the gains in the PC market with Windows 8, but can Linux take advantage of this opportunity?
Software giant converges PC and mobile operating systems' technology so Windows Phone 8 will share common networking, security, media and Web browsing capabilities with Windows 8.
Bromium came out of stealth mode today and introduced a second generation virtualization technology dubbed a MicroVisor that is promised to finally resolve desktop security problems in the PC industry. Enterprises are now being asked to kick the tires on the beta technology.
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