Sony touts personal content station for mobile media

Sony’s Personal Content Station (PCS) can best be described as a 1TB HDD with ports and wireless capabilities designed to backup and store content from mobile devices like smartphones and tablets.  

Tablets exceed analyst expectations as PCs falter

Worldwide tablet shipments have outpaced analyst predictions by racking up an impressive total of 52.5 million units worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2012 (4Q12).

WindowsAndroid brings Ice Cream Sandwich to PCs

WindowsAndroid allows users to run Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) on Windows PCs and tablets.

Tablet shipments jump to 145 million in 2013

Sales of traditional PCs continue to decline as tablet shipments remains on track to hit a grand total of 145 million in 2013.

Yes, tablets are the new PCs

Gartner analyst Mikako Kitagawa says tablets have dramatically changed the device landscape for PCs by causing users to shift consumption to tablets rather than replacing older computers.

Lenovo now neck and neck with HP as PC market leader

Lenovo may - or may not - have knocked HP off its perch as the world's top PC supplier, depending on which analyst firm you believe.

The security risks of BYOD

There are many of us who have absolutely zero interest in using a slow and outdated PC at work. This sentiment has given rise to the concept of BYOD, or bring your own device to work. 

DRAM market shifts away from PCs

Personal computers accounted for less than half of the DRAM market during the second quarter of 2012.

Analysts say PCs are at a tipping point

A prominent analyst at Citigroup has confirmed that intermediate-term prospects for PCs are less than stellar.

Analyst: Sleek tablets threaten Intel PCs

A prominent industry analyst has issued a wary assessment of Intel's (x86) PC prospects in a mobile world increasingly dominated by ARM-powered smartphones and tablets.

Tablet market breaks records as PCs falter

The April to June quarter of 2012 set a new record for media tablet shipments - hitting an impressive 25 million units with total shipments increasing 36% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) and 77% year-over-year (YoY).

Qualcomm eyes expanded Snapdragon lineup

According to Engadget, multiple variants of dual and quad-core S4 CPUs are headed to a number of diverse and lucrative markets, including connected HDTVs, set-top boxes, PCs and next-gen Windows 8 devices.

Will tablets become our primary computing devices?

A prominent industry analyst believes that tablets - rather than unwieldy PCs or traditional laptops - will one day serve as our primary computing devices.

Intel's Thunderbolt to hit PCs in mid-2012

Intel's Thunderbolt transfer protocol will reportedly hit PCs in mid-2012, as Santa Clara plans to "fully release" the high-speed I/O in April.

Game studios ditching PCs, blame "piracy"

There was a time when PC gaming was all the rage, with plenty of fanbois more than happy to throw down a cool $3,000+ for a hot new rig to play the latest and greatest FPS.

How to run Android apps on Windows with BlueStacks

BlueStacks has rolled out the alpha version of its App Player for Windows. The software allows users to run their favorite Android apps on Windows-based PCs or tablets.

Mobile Internet access to outpace wireline by 2015

Researchers at IDC have determined that the majority of U.S. Internet users will access the 'Net via mobile devices by 2015, rather than through PCs or other wireline devices. 

PCs dirtier than toilet seats

If you're eating while you read this - don't. Goodness knows what bugs you're picking up.

Tablets continue to threaten PC sales

Despite the meteoric rise of tablet devices, worldwide PC shipments totaled 93.5 million units in the fourth quarter of 2010, marking a 3.1 percent increase from Q4 2009. 

ASUS tops Greenpeace eco-league

ASUS is the greenest notebook manufacturer, according to Greenpeace, which has released a report on the most environmentally-friendly computers, monitors, phones and televisions.