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HP confirms: looking to ditch PC division, nix WebOS devices
— 2:53 PM on August 18, 2011

Well, that story went from rumor to confirmed in record time. Not long after Bloomberg reported it, HP has officially confirmed that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

Bloomberg: HP set to spin off PC division
— 1:50 PM on August 18, 2011

Bloomberg is reporting that HP intends to spin off its PC division. This, according to "people with direct knowledge of the matter," comes...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

Gigabyte X79 board lends credence to cut-down chipset rumors
— 11:14 AM on August 11, 2011

Despite everyone at Computex talking about Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge E processors arriving in the August/September timeframe alongside X79 motherboards, the rumor mill has

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

IDC: Apple now third-biggest U.S. PC vendor after HP, Dell
— 1:12 PM on July 14, 2011

Apple isn't doing too badly for itself these days—sales of iPads are booming, the iPhone is as popular as ever, and Mac sales continue to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

Report: 7-series Intel chipsets may arrive in March
— 9:53 AM on July 13, 2011

DigiTimes' sources buried deep in the motherboard industry are talking again. This time, it's about Intel's upcoming 7-series chipsets for Ivy Bridge processors....

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

PCI-SIG to concoct an alternative to Thunderbolt
— 9:32 AM on June 23, 2011

As if the fight for supremacy between Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 weren't bad enough, it now looks like a third contestant might enter the ring....

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

Apple's 2010 chip purchases outstripped rivals
— 1:03 PM on June 9, 2011

No doubt about it, Apple has undergone a spectacular transformation from underdog to industry top dog. Not only is it the second highest-valued company...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

Sapphire shows A75 mobo, passive Radeons
— 10:58 AM on June 4, 2011

Computex — While visiting Sapphire in Taipei this week, we got a quick look at new motherboards based on AMD's 990FX and upcoming A75 chipsets....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Systems

Shuttle displays two new Mini-ITX barebones
— 5:10 PM on June 2, 2011

The folks at Shuttle have been keeping busy with their work on modular notebooks, but they're not neglecting their bread and butter: barebone PCs....

Type: News story Tags: Systems

X79, Llano motherboards break cover at Computex
— 9:38 AM on May 31, 2011

Computex — Intel's X58 chipset is in dire need of an upgrade, and we caught a glimpse of what that will look like while visiting...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

IHS iSuppli: iPad chipped away at PC shipments last quarter
— 3:30 PM on May 25, 2011

Seemingly countering the defiant optimism of folks like Intel CEO Paul Otellini, IHS iSuppli reports that PC shipments took a dive last quarter—a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

HP opts for USB 3.0 over Thunderbolt in desktops
— 9:58 AM on May 17, 2011

Well, that's interesting. Last month, whispers from the rumor mill suggested that PC makers see Intel's Thunderbolt interface as a replacement for USB 3.0,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

Virtu d-Mode puts discrete GPUs first, QuickSync second
— 12:48 PM on May 16, 2011

When we took a closer look at Lucid's GPU virtualization tech in our Z68 review last week, we tested Virtu in its default configuration,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets

Apple adds Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt to new iMacs
— 11:36 AM on May 3, 2011

As expected, Apple has rolled out an iMac update that brings Intel's Sandy Bridge CPUs to the all-in-one desktop line. Quad-core processors have...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

Release roundup: Pre-built PCs, SSDs, and extreme mobos
— 4:13 PM on April 28, 2011

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous product launches and announcements, we've got news from Asus, iBuypower, OCZ, and Origin PC.

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems Mobile computing

It's official: Nvidia will license SLI for next-gen AMD mobos
— 11:36 AM on April 28, 2011

The rumors were true. Nvidia confirmed on its blog this morning that SLI support is finally coming to motherboards with AMD chipsets. That's been...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

Intel's Otellini shows optimism about the PC industry
— 11:28 AM on April 21, 2011

The way Paul Otellini sees things, analysts have got it wrong: the PC industry is booming... just maybe not necessarily in mature markets like North...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

Poll: Rawest tech deal?
— 12:07 PM on April 20, 2011

Sometimes, life gives you a raw deal. Other times, the tech industry is the one handing out crappy cards. Crysis 2's $60 asking...

Poll Question: • Rawest deal:

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Gaming Personal tech