Shuttle preps fanless Celeron-powered PC

Shuttle is well known for its lineup of fanless x86 PCs, most of which are powered by Intel's Atom processor.

PC industry now faces major challenges

Opinion There is no other way of saying it, PC makers are in a world of trouble. The slump is getting worse and many punters now believe that we might see two subsequent quarters of double digit decline. The trouble is, they can’t do much about it, at least not in the short term. 

Intel Thunderbolt is on the road to nowhere

Intel has been showing off its next-generation Thunderbolt technology which boasts double the speed and backward compatibility of the earlier versions. The technology does look good on paper and the fact that it is going under the bonnet of Apple machines means that it is guaranteed a lot of excited free publicity from the Apple frenzied press.

Windows 8 blamed for poor PC sales

The first quarter of 2013 was the worst for PC sales since 1994, IDC said.

Intel's Bay Trail silicon promises significant performance increase for tablets

Faster performance for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets is always a plus - assuming battery life doesn't suffer as a result.

Intel renews efforts in server market

The maker of fashion bags, Intel, is planning to push out a lot more hardware to the lucrative server market.

Faster CPUs for next-gen Intel NUCs

Santa Clara's Next Unit of Computing, or NUC, can best be described as an uber-mini x86 desktop PC powered by Intel's Core i3 processor.

You just don't have to upgrade from Windows XP

Opinion News that Microsoft will discontinue support for Windows XP in a year from now is bound to cause some dismay for quite a few people.

Oracle stalls Itanium decision

Oracle has managed to delay its trial with HP, which is looking into whether it breached a contract over software support for servers running Intel's Itanium microprocessors.

Intel, AMD battle it out over APUs

An interview with AMD last week shed light on the latest battleground between Intel and AMD which underlies future changes in computing. 

Notebook shipments to slump in second quarter

Increasing demand for tablets, coupled with weak demand from China, is expected to hit notebook shipments in the second quarter.

Giant IT employee class action kicks off

The great and glorious names of the tech business are facing a class action over what might have been a trade cartel to control employee movements.

Intel's Haswell ships with a bug

Intel's "Haswell" chip is now shipping to major PC makers, despite the fact that it has a bug which causes your USB drive to disappear.

Intel's Otellini earned $19 million last year

Outgoing Intel CEO Paul Otellini had a rather good year for himself. His total compensation in 2012 increased 8.6 percent to $19 million. However, 2012 was Otellini's last year at Intel and he should be stepping down in a couple of months.

Intel buffs up its graphics chips

Intel has been working flat out to improve the video quality of its integrated graphics cores.

Intel-based smartphone gives Samsung Galaxy a thrashing

Anyone who thought that Intel might take years to catch up to ARM on the mobile front might want to think again.

Windows RT prices slump

Prices of Windows RT devices have started falling and according to Techworld it is because suppliers are trying desperately to ditch them.

Chip revenues falter

Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined in 2012, figures from Gartner have shown.

Intel: There are no Haswell delays

Fashion bag maker Intel has denied that there will be delays to its Haswell chip, after JMP Securities started to believe that it would be late.

Lenovo eyes grand mobile chip entrance

China-based Lenovo is reportedly eyeing a grand entrance to the chip business, with a specific focus on silicon for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.