Xbox man claims
Former Xbox lead engineer Boyd Multerer shocked the Develop conference by this year by warning that the PC is becoming the red-headed step-child of the processor market.
Research from memory specialists Crucial suggests that a quarter of UK users have a PC which has reached what the firm calls the ‘memory cliff’ – the point where the computer is hugely slowed down, or completely falls over or crashes.
And it is paying off
Acer has been focuing on flogging high-margin PCs including gaming notebooks, ultra-thin models and 2-in-1s, and it appears to be paying off.
First time in 20 years
Atari is making a video games console for the first time in more than 20 years and it looks like it will be a retro machine.
Latest prediction from IDC
Divination experts from IDC have been shuffling their Tarot cards and consulting the entrails of a particularly annoying toddler and reached the conclusion that the PC market will start growing again in 2019.
Huawei sees something that others don't
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is planning a global expansion into computers.
Bare bones, bare bones dem, bare bones
Premier Farnell has turned the Raspberry Pi microcomputer into a fully-fledged PC.
Better than ordinary PCs
Grey box shifter Dell said that global demand for gaming PCs is heating up and the boom will continue over the next five years.
World’s largest chipmaker
The age where Intel is considered the world’s largest chipmaker might be ending.
Looks like limbo bar can go lower
Beancounters at Gartner Group have said that worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.2 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 2.4 percent decline from the first quarter of 2016. The first quarter of 2017 was the first time since 2007 that the PC market experienced shipments below 63 million units in a quarter.