Why Windows 8 is terrible for desktops

With Windows 8, Microsoft favors tablets, touchscreens, and laptops with modern touchpads. Traditional desktops with a keyboard and mouse, on the other hand, have been left in the dust.

Lenovo’s IdeaCentre tries to cash in on the mad rush to all-in-one desktops

Lenovo unveiled its newest all-in-one IdeaCentre computers today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The four new computers represent the Chinese company’s attempt to compete seriously with Apple, Hewlett-Packard and Sony when it comes to cool computer designs.

Unsealed lawsuit reveals Dell lied about millions of faulty computers

The past has come back to haunt Dell. Documents unsealed yesterday regarding a three-year-old lawsuit against the company have revealed that Dell knowingly downplayed hardware defects for millions of computers it sold between 2003 and 2005, the New York Times reports.