What Games Are: The PC’s Struggle To App-Up Continues

Sim City 5 is yet another game that exposes an inherent conflict at the heart of the PC, about how connected and app-like or independent it should be. Publishers like EA might be trying to convince PC

Gartner Says Q4 PC Shipments Down 5% To 90.3M Units, HP Edges Out Lenovo, And Windows 8 Fizzles As Multiscreen Theory Fails To Materialize

If the huge profusion of mobile handsets, phablets and tablets on display at <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/ces/">CES</a> weren't enough of an indicator, we now have some numbers from <a tar

Smart Device Shipments Broke Records In Q3 2012, Reaching 303.6 Million Devices; Expected To Grow To 362 Million In Holiday Quarter

According to IDC's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20121210005216/en/Worldwide-Smart-Connected-Device-Market-Led-Samsung">latest report</a> on smart device shipments, we

For The Year Ending In June, Apple’s Mac Outgrew PC by 7x, Now #1 Desktop And Notebook

As we're waiting for the iPad Mini, Apple is discussing the Mac, which has become the #1 Desktop and Notebook, according to the company. This is huge, because the personal computer industry has been r

Android On Your PC: Qualcomm Invests In BlueStacks After Beta Sees 1M Downloads In 10 Days

If you're an Android and a PC, you should check out <a href="http://bluestacks.com/">BlueStacks</a> --- before hackers catch on or Chrome sneaks in this functionality, take advantage. The startup's so

When Will The Post-PC Era Arrive? It Just Did.

There has been much debate about what the post-PC era is, when it will arrive, or whether it's already here. But key pieces of new data, emerging last week, are making the case that we crossed the ima

Vizio Breaks Into PC Market With Five New Models

Vizio, maker of cheap LCD TVs for most of this millennia, has just announced they're releasing five new PCs including ultralights and all-in-ones. These things are oddly well-designed and should come

Video Calling Service Tango Launches On PC

As promised <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/07/20/tango-takes-42-million/">earlier this summer</a>, mobile video calling app <a href="http://www.tango.me/">Tango</a> has finally made it to t

Is “Jupiter” the Future of Windows…PC, Phone &Tablet?

Is Silverlight <a href="http://forums.silverlight.net/p/207257/487313.aspx">really dead</a>, or is it the future of Microsoft's Windows 8 and Windows Phone? This is a question weighing on the minds o

Angry Birds Available For Windows On Intel AppUp Store

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/angrybirdspc.jpg" />Oh, happy day! <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/angry-birds/">Angry Birds</a> is now available for the PC. “B

Crytek's Cervat Yerli: Despite Crysis 2 Leak, We Still Love The PC

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/crysis2pc.jpg" />We all agree that the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/crysis-2/">Crysis 2</a> leak was <a HREF="http://www.crunch

Game Developers Conference Panel Suggests PC PlayStation Move Development

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/movepc.jpg" />A panel at this year’s Game Developers Conference has the Internet (or, at the very least, the CG chatroom) spinning arou

Dreamcast Collection Coming To Xbox 360, PC On February 22

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/dccollection.jpg" />The long-awaited Dreamcast collection for the Xbox 360 and PC now has a release date: February 22. The collection inc

2011: The Year We Say Goodbye to BIOS And Hello To UEFI

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/nobios.jpg" />Are we looking at the final days of BIOS? Apparently so, if we're to believe the BBC. Its replacement, UEFI (which I've tak

NZXT's Phantom case does a whole lot but doesn't look completely ridiculous

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/p1.jpg" />How do you guys feel about PC cases these days? Are you a fan of the over-the-top styling that <i>so many</i> of them feature,

Apparently, You Can Still Solder Together Your Own Computer If You Really Want To

Back in the dark ages, it used to be if you wanted a computer, you built it yourself. And I don’t mean order the parts and put them together, I mean soldering the chip sockets into a breadboard

The Three PC Features I Want On My Next Mac

This is a counterpoint to The Three Mac Features I Want On My Next PC PCs suck. They’re underpriced, underpowered, and nothing more than disgusting commodity hardware stuck into a box with no re

eMachines Mini-e ER1402 is a wee bit o' computin' power, by gar

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/New-eMachines-Mini-e-ER1402-05-Small-Desktop-PC-looks-actually-very-cool.jpeg">The twee little Mini-e ER1402 is a $300 computer with a bi

Digital Storm announces Special|Ops gaming computers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Text.jpg" />Digital Storm just announced their latest PC, the Special|Ops. Intended mainly for the gaming fanatic, the Special|Ops runs t

Black|OPS Assassin PC chills out vertically

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Assassin-259x300.jpg" />Digital Storm announced their latest enthusiast PC, the Black|OPS Assassin. Normally we don't bother telling you
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