Intel's latest results should provide some clues to the health of the PC market. Lately the signs haven't been good. But at the Intel Developer Forum in Shenzhen, Intel insisted there's still plenty of life left in the PC.
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Microsoft wants Windows 10 to run on every PC worldwide, which is why they're offering it as a free upgrade to everyone running Windows 7 or 8.1. But the company's obsession with "genuine" Windows threatens to scuttle that grand plan.
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?
Intel said it cut its first quarter outlook because of "weaker than expected demand for business desktop PCs and lower than expected inventory levels across the PC supply chain."
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Finnish startup Verkotan acquired mobile equipment testing facilities from Microsoft to offer wireless and 5G performance testing in Northern Europe.
The enterprise version of Intel's Core processors will include wireless docking and display technologies along with improved manageability features.
The NUC5i7RYH is one of seven Next Unit of Computing systems that the company will be shipping with its fifth-generation Core CPUs.
Microsoft is making Windows 8.1 available to its PC partners for anywhere from 'zero dollars' to $15 per copy, according to recently disclosed OEM licensing information.
Microsoft has made available firmware updates for its Intel-based Surface family, including one meant to address ongoing connectivity issues with the Surface Pro 3.
Sometimes companies are so desperate to get a word or bullet point phrase into marketing or press materials that they don't realize what a mistake it is.
Intel has detailed how much faster and more capable PCs based on its new Broadwell processors will be when they launch this month in a series of laptops - including the world's largest Chromebook.
Microsoft has yet to launch a single flagship model across all major US wireless carriers in the history of Windows Phone. Their focus on the low- to mid-range market may be part of why Windows Phone market share remains low.
In response to an evolving market, Intel plans to combine the resources of its PC division with its struggling chip group.
The company has been showing off a 20-inch model just 20mm thick with its RealSense 3D camera and a five-hour battery to use it flat on a tabletop.
In addition to its new micro-sized PC, the world's largest computer supplier has also boosted its ThinkCentre E63z all-in-one with an Intel Core i3 processor.
If we really are in a post-PC era, someone forgot to tell Intel. The company's latest results show its traditional PC and server businesses remain strong, even as it prepares for a different world.
As for the outlook, Intel projected revenue of $14.7 billion, give or take $500 million with gross margins of about 64 percent. Wall Street was expecting fourth quarter revenue of $14.5 billion.
On this Microsoft Patch Tuesday, the ARM-based Surface 2 is getting a number of firmware updates. But Intel-based Surface Pro 3 users have more weeks to wait for more Wi-Fi fixes.
Microsoft's new wireless display adapter will allow devices running Windows 8.1 and Android 4.2.1 (and later) to connect to HDTVs, monitors and projectors.
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