China builds its own operating system

As part of the country's drive to embrace open source software, China has contracted Canonical to help build an OS specifically with Chinese users in mind.

HP launches Windows 8 desktops

The HP Envy 23 and Envy 20 TouchSmart PCs come with 23-inch and 20-inch HD touchscreens respectively, with 10-point multitouch technology.

Updated: Llano and Sandy Bridge take their toll on Nvidia

Nvidia has reportedly been "forced" to exit its integrated graphics chipsets business following the success of Intel's Sandy Bridge and AMD's Llano APU. 

Google says desktops are irrelevant

Google's VP of Global Ad Operations has claimed that desktops will become "irrelevant" in just three years time.