Stories by Agam Shah

ARM develops second wave of 64-bit processors

ARM is developing its second wave of 64-bit processors as it tries to maintain its edge over Intel in smartphones and tablets.

By Agam Shah | 23 July, 2014 07:00

Tags: Arm Holdings, Components, processors

Nvidia's Shield gaming tablet to highlight 192-core K1 chip

Nvidia wants to bring console-style gaming to tablets with its latest 8-inch Shield Tablet, on which users will be able to play high-definition Android and PC games.

By Agam Shah | 22 July, 2014 23:03

Tags: consumer electronics, nvidia

Western Digital jumps to 6TB in budget hard drives with $299 Red

Western Digital is shipping two new 6TB hard drives as it tries to make its highest-capacity storage products affordable.

By Agam Shah | 22 July, 2014 03:48

Tags: hdd, Drives, storage, western digital

Lenovo plans new small-screen Windows tablet for US market

Lenovo has stopped sales of its existing small-screen Windows tablets in the U.S., but plans a new model for release by the end of the year.

By Agam Shah | 20 July, 2014 01:09

Tags: hardware systems, tablets, Lenovo

Dell accepting Bitcoin payments

Want to buy a laptop with bitcoins? Dell is now accepting the digital currency as a form of payment.

By Agam Shah | 19 July, 2014 06:05

Tags: Dell, e-commerce, hardware systems, internet

D-Wave wants more real-world deployments for its quantum computer

D-Wave is ready to move its quantum computer out of limited use and into more real-world deployments.

By Agam Shah | 19 July, 2014 04:50

Tags: business issues, D-Wave, financial results

PC market rebound doesn't help AMD's earnings

A rebound in the PC market aided Intel's earnings earlier this week, but did not help rival Advanced Micro Devices, which recorded a net loss for the second quarter, even as a shift in its business focus to graphics cards and custom chips boosted revenue.

By Agam Shah | 18 July, 2014 07:20

Tags: business issues, Advanced Micro Devices, financial results

Lenovo stops selling small-screen Windows tablets in the US

Lenovo has stopped selling Windows tablets with screen sizes under 10 inches in the U.S. due to lack of interest.

By Agam Shah | 18 July, 2014 03:33

Tags: hardware systems, laptops, Lenovo

Thin, light, wire free -- Intel's vision for your next PC

Intel wants your future laptop to be thinner than an iPad and, like the iconic tablet, to be wire free. And it should cost less too.

By Agam Shah | 17 July, 2014 04:56

Tags: componenets, PC, hardware systems, intel

Intel's Haswell coming to Xeon E5 chips this quarter

Intel has started shipping Xeon E5 chips based on the Haswell microarchitecture to server makers, and the chip will be in servers this quarter.

By Agam Shah | 16 July, 2014 10:09

Tags: servers, hardware systems, Components, intel, processors

Intel keeps Skylake PC processors on schedule for next year

Delays in Intel's production of the upcoming Broadwell chip won't push back its successor, Skylake, still expected next year.

By Agam Shah | 16 July, 2014 09:17

Tags: Components, intel, processors

Rebounding PC market lifts Intel earnings

Intel's second-quarter earnings got a boost from a quicker-than-expected turnaround in the PC market, driven by the continuing upgrades from Windows XP, the chip maker said Tuesday.

By Agam Shah | 16 July, 2014 07:25

Tags: business issues, financial results, intel

Intel to ship Galileo Gen2 open-source computer in August for $60

Intel's answer to the popular US$25 Raspberry Pi credit-card sized PC, the Galileo Gen2, is set to be available in August for around US$60.

By Agam Shah | 16 July, 2014 04:12

Tags: Components, Boards -- other, intel, processors

Vizio rethinking PC strategy in weak market

Vizio's two-year run in the PC market has hit a wall, and its existing laptops, desktops and tablets are quickly disappearing as the company re-evaluates its product mix.

By Agam Shah | 15 July, 2014 06:07

Tags: Vizio, hardware systems, laptops

Dell halts Chromebook online sales, cites rising demand

Dell's only Chromebook is at least temporarily unavailable for online purchase through the company's website, only seven months after the model started shipping.

By Agam Shah | 15 July, 2014 03:41

Tags: Dell, hardware systems, laptops

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