CEO Meg Whitman finally has a positive earnings report to talk about.
A new report by research firm Canalys suggests we’ll be buying tablets by the boatload in 2017 — almost 400 million of them. And next year, tablet sales will make up a full 50 percent of all PC sales, when you define a PC as one of a tablet, desktop, or laptop.
It’s a familiar picture for the gadget world: Tablets are on the way up, while traditional PCs are on the decline, according to the latest data from the research firm Gartner.
Starting in mid-October with the launch of Windows 8.1, the bargains on new PCs and tablets will be great.
The Dell 7000 series laptops are just 20 millimeters thick and weigh under 3 pounds.
Whitman says the business is stabilizing overall, with some strong spots and some weak spots.
A strong first quarter for Lenovo also revealed an interesting shift for the company.
Editor’s Pick Dell’s largest shareholders are still not convinced they should accept the buyout offer. But the stalled privatization plan is the least of Dell’s troubles.
2-in-1 designs give users both laptop and tablet experiences in one device.
Research firm Gartner predicted that tablet sales will grow by almost 70 percent in 2013, sending desktop and laptop computer shipments on a ”nosedive.”
Dell’s line-up includes a 27-inch all-in-one XPS computer.
Whitman takes a swing at Dell for “completely cratering” its earnings.
HP hasn’t been participating in the explosive growth of mobile devices.
Nvidia’s sales of mobile chips are starting to pick up.
Microsoft still faces criticism for its Windows 8 operating system, but despite that, the software giant has sold more than 100 million licenses in its first six months of availability and important updates are on the way.
Intel chief executive Paul Otellini said in a conference call that the outlook for the second half is good, but he’s muted on cellphone chips.
Both earnings and revenues came in slightly below expectations.
The PC suffered its worst decline in 20 years in Q1, but Nvidia remains bullish.
Putting your company into play has its perils.
Bluestacks’ Android app player will now be pre-installed on Lenovo’s Idea-branded PCs, covering around 40 million systems.
Vizio’s new Windows 8 tablet looks pretty killer.
With the holiday season now in full swing, you may be tempted to replace your old PC with a shiny new upgraded model. And if you’re a fan of BBC sci-fi show Doctor Who, we may have found exactly what you’re looking for.
Microsoft has sold 40 million copies of its still-fresh Windows 8 operating system in its first month of availability, executive Tami Reller said today.
HP PC head Todd Badley has some choice words for Microsoft’s Surface tablet.
Editor’s Pick Windows 8 represents the future of Microsoft and the PC itself. Now that it’s ready for purchase, we take a hard look at the OS to help you decide whether you should buy it.
HP has a lot of products, but not as much splash and media attention as Apple.
As warned, AMD’s third quarter financial performance was weak as consumers waited for Windows 8 and the economy weakened.
Intel warned that Q4 is murky, but lots of new machines will debut in the quarter.
Samsung has been steadily revealing details about its lineup of Windows 8 PCs and tablet hybrids, but tonight we finally have what appears to be the finalized lineup and prices of the new devices.
It’s taken a while, but Advanced Micro Devices is finally taking the wraps off Hondo, the code name for its processor chip for tablet computers. The new chips could give Intel a run for its money and offer choice to consumers in the coming Windows 8 launch.
AMD is making a big bet on Android apps, thanks to technology from BlueStacks.
Intel chief executive Paul Otellini reportedly told employees in Taiwan that Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system is being released before it’s done.
Sales in China and emerging markets brought Lenovo closer to its goal of overtaking HP in PC marketshare during the first quarter. And its bottom line did well too.
Hewlett-Packard chief executive Meg Whitman said in a conference call with analysts that she is “cautiously optimistic” that the company’s financial results are stabilizing.