PCs are still a leading computing platform, but increasingly under fire from new devices.
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For those times when you absolutely must still run Windows XP, one safer way of doing it is to run XP in a virtual machine using the Oracle VirtualBox hypervisor on Linux Mint.
Here's a step-by-step guide to get Windows XP running on an Oracle VirtualBox-based virtual machine on Linux Mint
Packing a pair of R9 290X GPUs, the new board also features closed-loop liquid cooling and a not-so-cool $1,499 price tag.
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.
Old adages don't apply to the fast-paced world of technology and business continuity requirements.
HP announced new DreamColor pro displays and a new workstation-class SSD Sunday at NAB 2014 in Las Vegas. They bring high performance at much more affordable prices to HP's Z family of workstations.
At long last, Microsoft has given up force-feeding the Windows 8 Metro/Modern interface on users. Have they done it in time to keep their user-base?
Unlike the 22nm Bay Trail processors, Braswell will use a 14nm manufacturing process, though no launch date has been announced.
Microsoft officials are sharing an unusual glimpse into the company's Windows roadmap during the Build 2014 conference.
Guy who founded the "mail-order" PC business took the company private because investors wouldn't let him "be bold and take risks", and the reasons Dell went public in the first place no longer mattered.
ABI Research predicts that Chromebook sales will continue to increase and reach 11 million shipments worldwide by 2019.
Installing Linux Mint on an XP PC is something any Windows power user can do.
If you want to stick with a Windows XP style interface, you should seriously consider using Linux Mint with its Cinnamon desktop.
XP's support life is quickly coming to an end. Fortunately for Windows XP users, there's a Linux desktop--Linux Mint--that has the same look and feel but with far better security and speed.
The board adds the Hawaii GPU and 16GB of video RAM to handle up to a half-dozen 4K monitors simultaneously, but no pricing has been announced.