Category Archives: Computer

Global PC Market Grows for First Time in 6 Years: Gartner

The global personal computer market grew for the first time in six years in the second quarter of 2018, driven by upgrades in the business segment, a market tracker said Thursday. The research firm Gartner reported that worldwide PC shipments rose 1.4 percent in the past quarter to 62.1 million units, but said it remains unclear if the sector is… Read More »

China Push to End Reliance on US Tech at Trade Fight’s Core

HIGHLIGHTS China remains heavily reliant on technologies from the West China assembles 90 percent of world’s smartphones, computers But most of the revenue flows to US companies that supply chips Fears that China is threatening US leadership in robots, electric cars and other advanced technologies are pushing the world’s two biggest economies toward a full-blown trade war as the… Read More »

Lenovo Is Exploring Launch of Qualcomm-Powered Notebooks in India

Rahul Agarwal, Managing Director, Lenovo India HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo recently brought its new Ideapad ‘ultra-slim’ notebooks to India The company is aiming to grow by 500 percent A company executive hints it could launch Qualcomm-powered models as well While the overall PC market in India declined by 8.4 percent in the first quarter of 2018, Lenovo is optimistic about its continuous growth in… Read More »

European Chip Industry Seeks More EU Help to Extend Revival

Europe’s semiconductor industry is requesting more help from the European Union as it seeks to build on a tentative revival, embrace technologies such as artificial intelligence and ride out trade wars that threaten global supply chains. A 20-page report submitted to Mariya Gabriel, the EU digital affairs commissioner, requests that a research and development programme launched in 2014 be doubled… Read More »

Announcing Historic Performance Gaming Computers by Psychsoftpc featuring the 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8086K Limited Edition Processor

[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.] Forty years ago, the 8086 transformed computing. Now, Intel is celebrating the legacy of this architecture with the release of the 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8086K Limited Edition processor. This is Intel’s first desktop processor to deliver up to 5.0… Read More »

Here’s how less than $40 of computer science training can land you a six-figure salary

Earning a degree in computer science is almost as open ended as some liberal arts degrees. From data analysis to IT projects to engineering to security specialities, the paths to taking advantage of a computer science education are varied. One area where there isn’t much variation for computer science students is in how much they get paid. Because… Read More »

Become a Guest on Your Own Computer

Q. I have heard that making a guest account on the computer and using it yourself can help stop viruses. Why is this, and how would I go about making an extra account? A. Administrator accounts on a Windows, Mac or Linux computer have the ability to adjust settings, install new programs, change passwords and perform other functions that affect… Read More »

HP EliteBook 700 G5 Series, ProBook 645 G4 Business Laptops With AMD Ryzen Pro Processors Launched

HP EliteBook 700 G5 Series HIGHLIGHTS HP has brought the EliteBook 700 G5 series and ProBook 645 G4 notebooks All new models are powered by AMD Ryzen Pro processors The notebooks will go on sale in the US later this month HP has unveiled the EliteBook 700 G5 series and ProBook 645 G4 with AMD Ryzen Pro processors. The new notebook… Read More »

HP EliteBook 700 G5 Series, ProBook 645 G4 Business Laptops With AMD Ryzen Pro Processors Launched

HP EliteBook 700 G5 Series HIGHLIGHTS HP has brought the EliteBook 700 G5 series and ProBook 645 G4 notebooks All new models are powered by AMD Ryzen Pro processors The notebooks will go on sale in the US later this month HP has unveiled the EliteBook 700 G5 series and ProBook 645 G4 with AMD Ryzen Pro processors. The new notebook… Read More »

Xerox Board Seeks Better Terms From Fujifilm, Will Resume Talks

HIGHLIGHTS Xerox said it intended to resume merger discussions with Fujifilm Prolonged fight for Xerox could push higher offer price: Analysts Shares of Xerox were up 2 percent at $28.96 on Wednesday Xerox Corp’s board said on Wednesday it intended to resume merger discussions with Fujifilm Corp, seeking a superior deal to terms announced at the end of January that… Read More »