As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
Showing results 1 to 20 of 554
Chinese smartphone maker is looking to develop just two to three core devices, dropping products that have not been competitive in the market, and focus on voice-control capabilities.
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.
If the power savings and performance claims pan out, these DIMMs will be popular in large memory applications — VM servers, in-memory databases — where DRAM power is a significant cost and more performance is always welcome.
If you need a Windows 8.1 computer that's flexible enough to be a tablet, a laptop (if you add the optional keyboard) and even (if you add the optional docking station) a desktop PC, then the Surface Pro 3 manages the trade-offs as well as anything on the market.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States approved the $2.3 billion sale of IBM's x86 server business to Chinese PC maker Lenovo.
The latest beta release of the Chrome browser for Linux, Mac and Windows introduces support for voice commands, as well as improved support for responsive design for web developers.
The applications, announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, could wind up being the glue that connects Lenovo's post-PC devices.
Dell Wyse Cloud Connect is a cloud-access device on a USB stick. Road warriors need only use one of these devices combined with a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse to access cloud-based applications. Dell claims this is a first but not really.
While the Chinese PC giant may face its own unique challenges, it possesses an intangible asset that its competitors lack: Business sex appeal.
Powered by Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 processors, Amazon suggested that these particular instances are ideal for applications running on high-performance NoSQL databases and transactional systems.
New technical capabilities allow for tighter integration of field services management tasks with existing ERP applications and and databases.
The Chinese PC maker saw a 36 percent rise in its net profit to US$219.7 million, as it powers ahead despite an industry slump by expanding in mobile devices and better cost controls.
This isn't the first time that the Chinese PC maker has been in the mix as a potential buyer for the beleaguered Canadian phone maker.
Chinese telco has confirmed reports by launching of mobile chat app Yixin with the local Internet company, and hopes to gain market share with its ability to send free text and voice messages to any mobile phone users.
PC shipments were flat for the Chinese hardware giant, but sales of mobile devices doubled.
Chinese telco said to be working with Internet company NetEase to launch its own mobile messenger "Yixin" which will be able to send voice messages to landlines.
The Chinese telco will commence commercial use of Voice of LTE services by end of next year, with testing and trials to start later this year.
Not content with posting record PC sales amid a slump in the market, the company is continuing its efforts to steamroll its local Chinese competition.
Chinese PC maker wants to sell about triple the number of smartphones it sold last year as it competes with Samsung and Apple for global market share.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 Windows 10: You've got questions, I've got answers
- 2 Perfectly legal ways you can still get Windows 7 cheap (or even free)
- 3 Hands-on with Windows 10: Installing the latest Technical Preview
- 4 31 ways to improve your iPhone's battery life
- 5 How much does an iPhone 6 really cost? (Hint: It's way more than $199)