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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.
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.
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.
Secure 2.0 provides a safe, secure, and reliable computing experience, reducing downtime and increasing time on task. Secure is a good...
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.
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.
Vphonet is a free VoIP Internet Phone that enables voice conferences, video conferencing, SMS messaging (PC to PC and PC to phone),...
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".
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.
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.
Headlines scream the mainframe is dead, the midrange system is dead or the PC is dead. The data center reality, however, is that useful technology doesn't die. It just becomes the foundation for the next wave of technology adoption.
A complete virtual PC, indistinguishable in performance and capability, from a desktop computer, is the goal of Nvidia's VGX technology
Anyone who considers buying a PC on the basis on an upgrade coupon to the next release of Windows needs to see the offer for what it is, which is a lure to get you to spend money on technology that will be superseded in a few months.
PC maker's acquisition of cloud client provider Wyse Technology will help position Dell as enterprise-grade as-a-service provider for hardware and related IT services such as virtualized desktops, says analyst.
The bigger question here is whether technology buyers---consumer and corporate---are going to have much patience for Wintel trial and error as the PC and tablet experiences come together.
Windows 8 is coming this year, Windows 8 Consumer Preview will be out later this month, and the burning question is: does anybody care? ZDNet editor and long-time Linux proponent Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols claims Windows 8 will be DOA. Meanwhile, ZDNet Government and DIY-IT editor David Gewirtz (who claims all operating systems annoy him to one degree or another), claims Windows 8 is here to stay, that it matters for "real work," and so will Windows 9. In this video, originally presented as a live webcast on Feburary 15, 2012, here two opposing views on whether Windows is still relevant in a world where iPads, Android devices, and even Linux are grabbing more and more consumer attention:Discover why SJVN (as he's known to the blog-o-sphere) claims that the new Windows Metro user-interface is already stillborn and why Windows is just no longer relevant.Explore why Gewirtz (who recently vowed to move his servers back to Windows, with mixed technical results, and thousands of crazed ZDNet comments), claims that Windows is here to stay, new Microsoft UIs are often imperfect at first, and the Microsoft juggernaut will not be defeated.Learn about why the Post-PC era isn't really here yet and why most productive people can't really survive without a desktop PC or laptop.If you use computers in your business, Windows will be a factor. Don't miss this video featuring CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz, one of America's leading cyberdefense experts, and ZDNet Contributing Editor Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, one of America's most-read technology journalists.Bring popcorn. Three ugly, middle-aged men argue about operating systems. It just doesn't get any better than this! Sparks will fly and there will be fireworks
While not as sexy as some of its other product introductions, Lenovo's new desktop offerings include a pair of new all-in-ones and a full-fledged gaming PC from the Chinese manufacturer.Both the IdeaCentre B540 and B340 all-in-ones come with an option for OneKey TV technology, which allows you to switch with just one button click between PC mode and using the display as a full-fledged TV.
Major PC manufacturers are preparing Thunderbolt-supported motherboards, notebooks and desktops for April 2012, according to sources who have spoken to Digitimes.Apple, to date, is the only major computer manufacturer to have rolled out Intel's next-generation data transfer technology on its devices.
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