An estimated 12.3% (22.5 million) of the Notebook PC shipments in 2013 (182.7 million) fit into the ultra-portable segment, with year-on-year growth (of ultra-portables) reaching 100% from 2012 to 2013.
Oculus Rift, which made its Kickstarter debut last summer, can best be described as a high field of view (FOV), low-latency, consumer-priced virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD).
Who amongst us hasn't used the stalwart USB stick to transport files or music - and perhaps even run apps? Probably 99%, give or take a percent.
Lenovo has pulled it off again. Although most PC peddlers are in the red, the company reported record PC shipments, annual sales, global market share and annual pre-tax income.
The PC will be saved from its much predicted doom by the glorious power-saving ability of the Haswell chip, at least according to the prophecy of Intel's chief technology officer Justin Rattner.
Dell's quarterly net profit has slipped 79 percent as the company endures the struggle to see who will carve up the majority share and in which direction it will be taken.
The PC market is in the middle of its worst slump ever, but there might be some light at the end of the tunnel. PC makers believe prices of Windows 8 devices will fall dramatically in the not so distant future.
Although the PC market has seen better days, shipments of solid state drives are expected to grow more than 600 percent by 2017, according to the latest figures released by IHS.
In a blast from the past, software giant Microsoft has had to replace a security update that had crashed customers' PCs and crippled the machines with endless reboots.
Intel is reportedly pushing a new all-in-one PC concept in an effort to boost sales and finally make AIOs mainstream.
Japanese authorities are approaching ISPs in a bid to get them to switch off the Tor network.
Although Windows RT is starting to look like a massive flop, Dell doesn’t appear to be ready to jump ship just yet. The company is still working on future generations of Windows RT gear, namely its XPS 10 tablet.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has slashed its PC shipments forecast for 2013, citing weak demand in all four corners of the globe.
A report from analyst company Gartner said that the traditional PC market will slip in 2013 by 7.6 percent as people open their wallets to spend on tablets and smartphones instead.
More than a billion smartphones and tablets are in use around the world, and research outfit Flurry has detected more than 2,000 unique device models so far.
Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined in 2012, figures from Gartner have shown.
Acer is apparently planning to revamp its product line in an effort to revive sales and growth momentum.
While Steve Jobs claimed that any tablet smaller than nine inches was doomed to fail, Intel's PC business chief doesn't see much of a future for big stand-alone tablets.
Although Acer is still one of the world’s leading PC makers, it hasn’t had much luck in the tablet market.
Adoption of Microsoft's flagship Windows 8 operating system has been less-than-stellar thus far.