Microsoft Today Ends Support For Windows 8, Old Versions Of Internet Explorer

Microsoft’s push towards Windows 10 continues. Today, Microsoft is ending support for Windows 8, as well as older versions of its Internet Explorer web browser, IE 8, IE 9, and IE 10. For end us

PC Market Slips 11.8 Percent In Q2 But Apple Keeps Picking Up Steam

According to IDC, the global PC market’s unit volume slipped 11.8 percent in the second quarter of 2015, a slightly larger-than-expected dip. As the company notes, the size of the decline reflec

The HP Sprout Is A Bold But Goofy Experiment In Projected Interfaces

According to HP, what the world needs now is a touch-sensitive mat onto which are projected little 3D interface objects coupled with a touchscreen monitor. In fact, what the world precisely needs is S

Tablet Growth Now Expected To Be Flat In North America And Europe This Year

Tablet growth in the North American and European markets will be flat this year, according to IDC. The group revised its estimates after what it called a "second quarter of softer than expected demand

Why Are PC Sales Up And Tablet Sales Down?

When iPads first came out, they were hailed as the undoing of the PC. Finally, a cheap and reliable computing device for the average user instead of the complicated, quirky PC. After a few years of st

The PC Market Has Its Strongest Quarter In Recent Memory

Personal computers, long an ailing member of the larger technology market, had a strong second quarter. After consistent quarters of decline, the worldwide PC market was either up 0.1 percent, or down

Gartner: Device Shipments Break 2.4B Units In 2014, Tablets To Overtake PC Sales In 2015

The gradual decline of the PC industry, spurred on by the rapid rise of mobile computing, continues apace. Today the analysts at Gartner have published their latest forecasts for global PC, tablet, &

Tablets Help Apple Stay On Top As World’s Biggest ‘PC’ Maker In Q4 As Windows 8 Struggles: Canalys

It's a mobile world after all, even where PCs are concerned. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.canalys.com">Canalys</a> today published its latest figures tracking PC sales in Q4, and thanks to the

Canalys: Half Of All PCs Shipped in 2014 Will Be Tablets; Android 65%, Apple 30%

The growth of tablet sales has been outstripping that of more traditional desktop and laptop personal computers for a while, and now it looks like we are finally approaching the tablet/PC tipping poin

Tablets To Grow 53.4% This Year, Says Gartner, As The Traditional PC declines 11.2% [Updated]

The tablet category is continuing to eat the PC's lunch, albeit it's a large lunch so the feast is taking a while. Analyst Gartner expects worldwide tablet shipments to grow 53.4% this year, with ship

Michael Dell, Silver Lake Get The Green Light From Regulators On $24.9B Plan To Take Dell Private

The government may now be in shutdown mode, but not before it gave the go-ahead to Dell to go private. The embattled PC company today <a target="_blank" href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/201

Mobile PC Market To More Than Double On Demand For Tablets And Touch PCs, According To Report

The mobile PC market isn't doing great, but that's only if you look at it independently of tablet device sales. NPD DisplaySearch now says that over the next five years, however, the mobile PC market

Soluto Brings Web-Based PC Management To Small Business, Ranks The Best Windows Laptops For SMBs (It’s A Mac)

Over the last few years, Israeli IT startup <a target="_blank" href="https://www.soluto.com/">Soluto</a> has morphed from simply being PC software that helps users run diagnostics on their hard drives

A Dell Was Gotten, Dude

The year was 2004. I had just graduated college and my old Gateway mini tower PC was on its last legs. I was about to move out to California to begin my life. My parents asked what I wanted as a prese

iPads (Thanks To The Mini) Were 1 In 6 ‘PCs’ Shipped, Tablets One-Third, And Windows RT Didn’t Even Break 1M: Canalys

The PC market is fast shifting into a touchscreen world, and Apple is leading the charge. Some <a target="_blank" href="http://www.canalys.com/newsroom/one-six-pcs-shipped-q4-2012-was-ipad">new number

Gartner: HP Keeps Its PC Lead As European Market Drops 2.4%, Apple Cracks Top 5 In UK

Tablets and smartphones may be gradually ushering us into a post-PC world, but for now the bigger machines continue to dominate the market. Figures out <a target="_blank" href="http://www.gartner.com/

Analysis: Chinese PC Market Will Grow 12% In 2012

If you were wondering where all the PC growth was, look East, young person. IHS, formerly iSuppli, expects that desktop sales will rise 8% and Ultrabook sales will take up 15 to 20 percent of notebook

iPad Sales May Reach 66 Million In 2012

Following <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/03/19/new-ipad-sales/">Apple's announcement</a> yesterday of the new iPad's record weekend, which saw 3 million devices sold in three days, analysts

Lenovo And NEC Launch PC Joint Venture In Japan

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Picture-312.png" /> The joint venture <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/nec">NEC</a> and <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/len

Modernized Commodore 64 PC Will Confuse Co-Workers

Commodore USA is now taking pre-orders for their modernized Commodore 64 keyboard PC; shipping dates are expected in mid-May or June. The base model comes with a 1.8 GHz Dual Core Intel Atom processo
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