Canada’s Atwood ahead of Lady Gaga, will.i.am in bringing sexy back to tech?

It’s no longer just a matter of Avril Lavign vamping for Canon versus Ashton Kutcher’s antics for Nikon. Tech companies seem bent on recruiting celebrities not just to pose for their products but

Published on: January 26th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

AMD’s Fusion chip launched on slew of netbooks

The timing of AMD's release of its AMD Fusion APU (accelerated processing unit) chip couldn't have been better for the netbook market.Faced with lagging sales on one front and the growing consumer interest

Published on: January 14th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Android tablets, faster Intel chips, 3D tech at 2011 CES

Each year, as the tech world converges on Las Vegas for the giant Consumer Electronics Show, a few common themes emerge. This year, expect those themes to centre on fast laptops and desktops

Published on: January 4th, 2011 Edward Albro

How to build a PC workstation for under $500

Building your own desktop PC is a fun and easy project that will allow you to customize a system to fit your needs. Earlier this year we showed you how to build a

Published on: November 22nd, 2010 Nick Barber

Overclocking tips – boost your processor speed, while avoiding the risks

Overclocking refers to pushing your computer components harder and faster than the manufacturer designed them to go. The initial pitch is seductive: Buy a slower, lower-cost CPU; juice up the clock speed; and

Published on: June 29th, 2010 Loyd Case

Look at these things when buying a desktop PC

Once you've determined the type of desktop system you want --a compact PC, a budget system, a mainstream all-purpose model, or a performance crackerjack--you need to know what components to look for. The

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Nate Ralph

Microsoft faces tough competition in netbook sales

Netbook has become as trendy a word as "cloud" and analysts predict sales are will grow 65 percent this year from 2008's totals. But the netbook pricing game is getting complicated as OEMs

Published on: April 7th, 2009

Intel earnings up, future uncertain

Net income for the quarter was US$2 billion, or $0.35 per share, up from $1.8 billion, or $0.30 per share, in the same period last year. Analysts polled by Thomson Financial had expected

Published on: October 15th, 2008 Nancy Gohring

How to use old parts to build a new PC for free

Ah, the joy of summer storms. A recent one involving a flooded basement (a torrential downpour traveled down a chipmunk burrow that led to an otherwise enclosed basement window with a broken windowpane)

Published on: August 1st, 2008 Jeff Radecki