A computer’s operating system, the layer of software between you and the hardware, has changed remarkably over the past few decades. At the beginning a user had to interact with levers and switches, then came screens and DOS, the Apple’s Macintosh and Microsoft’s Windows, and, finally, the internet. These slowly wormed their way into our … Continue reading Who will be the winner in the next computing revolution?
My home PC has bitten the dust. It is kaput. Stuffed. Broken. The LCD is done and dusted. The screen is black and pixelated. If I move the cursor up and down, the screen becomes normal…for a while, then it goes black again. Time for a new one. However, finances are a bit tight at … Continue reading Need a new laptop? Don’t go interest-free
Xplore Technologies, manufacturer of the world’s broadest range of high-quality rugged tablet computers, today announced it has secured number one market share in the Americas and grew its market share in APAC to almost 11 percent for the second quarter in a row, according to VDC Research.
TRADITIONAL hard disk maker Western Digital has acquired SanDisk, a leading NAND Flash storage solution provider for US$19 billion, a move set to accelerate SSD penetration.
Moxa Inc. is introducing a new wireless Linux computer featuring a small form factor but designed for large scale, big data WAN computing solutions.
The sale includes System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers and switches, x86-based Flex integrated systems, NeXtScale and iDataPlex servers and associated software, blade networking and maintenance operations.
AirWatch has won Frost & Sullivan’s 2013 Australia Excellence Award for Mobile Device Management Vendor of the Year.
A new compound developed at Tokyo Tech shows highly unusual conducting properties that could be used in future electronic components.
Recent trends suggest that as businesses migrate to the cloud, departments outside of IT are increasingly playing a role in cloud app redevelopment.
Seagate Technology’s Samsung HDD division is shipping the new 2.5-inch Spinpoint M9T, which at 9.5 mm thin, is the world’s thinnest 2TB hard drive.
Computer users have found a totally unexpected problem with Dell’s new 6430u laptops – they smell like cats have peed on them.
In another troubling sign for the notebook market, eight of the nine leading mobile PC brands reduced their LCD panel purchases in July 2013.
Currently the industry exhibits too many knowledge silos and an unnecessary fear of working together with competitors to share best-practice.
NVMe was specifically designed to optimise the performance of next generation SSDs.
HP and Dell saw growth improve over recent quarters possibly indicating stronger performance in coming quarters.
What are some of the trends used by data centres to keep the temperature of their powerful systems under control?
TOSHIBA will acquire some of Western Digital’s 3.5 inch hard disk drive manufacturing equipment and IP, while transferring its Thailand HDD making subsidiary to Western Digital.