All Hands on Tech: BlackBerry Z10

BlackBerry 10 is finally here. The new operating system from the company that introduced us to smartphones. And we have the first hardware release for the BlackBerry revamp - the BlackBerry Z10. The

Published on: February 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

New Ivy Bridge chip runs way hotter than its predecessor

Not so fast, overclocking enthusiasts -- early online scuttlebutt suggests that Intel's new Ivy Bridge chips run hotter than their Sandy Bridge precursors by as much as 20 or 30 degrees Celsius.Initialtestingshows that

Published on: April 30th, 2012 Jon Gold

Intel’s first Ivy Bridge ultrabooks to hit market on June 5

Chip maker Intel has announced the availability of its quad-core third generation Intel Core processors, codenamed Ivy Bridge - the first to be built using Intel's latest 22-nanometer tri-gate manufacturing process.Until now, computers,

Published on: April 24th, 2012 Sophie Curtis

AMD ships 16-core Opteron server CPUs

After a brief delay and more than a year of chatter, Advanced Micro Devices on Monday announced the availability of its first 16-core Opteron server chips, which pack the largest number of cores

Published on: November 14th, 2011 Agam Shah

Analysts question if Windows 8 will be limited on low-power processors

Analysts are questioning whether Microsoft Corp. will be able to reach its goal of unifying tablets and desktop PCs with a single operating system after the software giant unveiled a Windows 8 prototype

Published on: September 14th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Intel invests $300 million in ‘Ultrabooks’

Intel Corp. on Wednesday said it would invest $300 million in companies that develop new technologies for Ultrabooks, a class of thin and light laptops promoted as an alternative to tablet PCs.The Intel

Published on: August 11th, 2011 Agam Shah

Intel’s Windows 8 speculation is hogwash, Microsoft rebukes

Microsoft today called comments made by an Intel executive about the next version of Windows "inaccurate" and "misleading."One analyst said the bickering between Microsoft and Intel did not signal a breakup of their

Published on: May 20th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Free and niche alternatives to Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is ubiquitous: It's the standard word processor in most places of business, and it often ends up installed on home PCs due to compatibility and familiarity. It isn't the only choice,

Published on: February 1st, 2011 Ian Harac

Nokia plans aggressive updating schedule for Symbian

Nokia is planning to roll out four or five upgrades to its Symbian OS in the next 12 to 15 months, adding a new look for the user interface and a more flexible

Published on: December 15th, 2010

Forget quad-core CPUs – Intel predicts 1,000 cores possible

An experimental Intel chip shows the feasibility of building processors with 1,000 cores, an Intel researcher has asserted. The architecture for the Intel 48-core Single Chip Cloud Computer (SCC) processor is "arbitrarily scalable,"

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Joab Jackson

Everything you need to know about buying the perfect laptop

Perhaps no common computer product has as many variations, with as wide a performance range, as the modern laptop PC. From tiny netbooks to big and powerful desktop-replacement systems, the differences in pricing,

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Jason Cross