The future of the PC remains cloudy after slow sales in 2014 but a few bright spots are emerging, according to research firm IDC’s quarterly market report.More
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Putting some sizzle into the PC business that it’s expected to spin off next year, HP today announced a wild new system that combines a Windows PC, a 3-D scanner, gesture tracking and a giant touchpad.More
Amazon’s Fire tablets keep getting better and cheaper.More
An early version of Microsoft’s next operating system is now available free from the company, but most PC users should think twice before downloading it.
SAN FRANCISCO _ Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Microsoft’s operating systems group, answered a few questions about the new direction Microsoft is heading with Windows 10.
Here are edited excerpts of our conversation:
Q: How are you going to build this differently?More
Here’s a demo of the start menu in Windows 10 that combines elements of “traditional” Windows with the “modern” style of Windows 8. [do action=”brightcove-video” videoid=”3813915220001″/]More
Apparently people are still buying a lot of PCs.More
LAS VEGAS — If the PC business is dwindling, someone forgot to tell the exhibitors at the Consumer Electronics Show. They’re showing dozens of new models that will be released throughout 2014, including 4K laptops, new convertibles and giant all-in-one desktops.More
Reports of the PC’s demise at the hands of Windows 8 are greatly exaggerated, according to Tami Reller, Microsoft’s Windows marketing chief.More