PCs are still a leading computing platform, but increasingly under fire from new devices.
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On September 30 at its first official Windows 'Threshold' reveal, Microsoft officials may go public with the name of the coming OS, in addition to sharing some product specifics.
And this year will see the sharpest decline in sales to date, says IDC.
After a more than six-year hiatus, Microsoft is relaunching its WinHEC Windows hardware engineering conference, with a March 2015 debut planned for Shenzhen, China.
It looks like the PC market will live for at least another quarter. New sales figures from the U.S. retail channel show slight gains over last year during the back-to-school buying season. Apple had the most impressive results, with sub-$300 notebooks (including Chromebooks) also doing well.
Just days after announcing job cuts in its global PC business, the Japanese hardware vendor says it will invest US$1 billion over the next five years in Southeast Asia and wants to double sales to US$7 billion.
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The Samsung executive is adamant that mobile is the way forward, and reports suggest the firm is planning to exit the laptop business.
Compared to last year's report, the old computer standby goes from worst to first, while satisfaction with Apple, Dell, and HP computers dips.
Running Steam's Big Picture Mode and ready to be a future Steam Machine, this system brings the latest and greatest desktop graphics card into the living room.
The Japanese PC maker will leave the business-to-consumer business in certain regions in efforts to refocus its efforts in the enterprise market.
Ubuntu 14.10 is a minor, but significant, step up from Canonical's last Linux desktop operating system, Ubuntu 14.04.
Micron Technology launched new solid-state drives for PCs and touted longevity to appeal to those worried about SSDs that die too early.
Microsoft will show off some of the enterprise-focused Windows Threshold features at an invitation-only event in San Francisco on September 30.
Ultra-thin tablets and 2-in-1 PCs, depth sensing cameras and wire-free computing at Intel Developer Forum
Intel demoed a 6mm-thick tablet with depth sensing cameras, new fanless 2 in 1 PCs, wireless charging and a tiny form factor board aimed at hobbyists during the IDF keynote.
Microsoft is rebranding its Bing consumer apps as MSN apps and bringing them to iOS and Android devices. It also is revamping the MSN.com portal.