We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
78,785 News Articles

More Desktop PCs News

  • News: Vista delays 'play into Apple's hands'

    According to an industry analyst, Apple seems set to add more unique features to Leopard, its next OS, exploiting the delay until Windows Vista hits the market.

  • News: Microsoft may have multicore price edge

    Microsoft could have an early advantage over competitors IBM and Oracle as some software companies begin shifting prices to accommodate servers with multicore processors.

  • News: PowerPoint, Windows flaws fixed

    Microsoft yesterday released 12 security bulletins outlining fixes for known vulnerabilities in its software, including nine 'critical' flaws.

  • News: VMware lets Macs run multiple OSes

    VMware has launched a product - as yet unnamed - that allows Intel-based Macs to run multiple OSes without the need for dual-booting. They can also access any of over 250 virtual appliances that the VMware user community has created. VMware is to demo the product today during Apple's WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) in San Francisco.

  • News: Apple execs attack Vista

    Yesterday, Apple stepped up its criticism of the Windows operating system.

  • News: Atmel sacks four executives

    US chip maker Atmel has fired four executives, including its founder, chairman and chief executive officer, after an investigation into alleged misuse of corporate travel funds, the company said yesterday.

  • News: Microsoft ditches Virtual PC

    Yesterday at Apple's WWDC (Worldwide Developer Conference) Microsoft indicated that it will not develop a new version of Virtual PC, its PC-emulation software. Virtual PC enables PowerPC-based Macs to run Windows and Windows apps by emulating the inner workings of a PC-compatible computer.

  • News: Apple announces Mac Pro

    At its WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) yesterday, Apple announced the Mac Pro, its Intel-processor-based workstation for professional users. The Mac Pro costs from £1,699 inc VAT.

  • News: 'Hasta la vista, Vista' chuckles Apple

    Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco today will see the company declare: "Hasta la vista, Vista," to Microsoft's new operating system, reports claim.

  • News: Vista functions promise speed boost

    No one likes waiting for Windows to boot up but a flash memory drive from Samsung could improve system performance. The 4GB drive will take advantage of the ReadyBoost feature in Windows Vista and store information that would otherwise be written to the hard disk. That will lead to a boost in performance, says Samsung.

  • News: Wikipedia bundled with '$100 laptop'

    The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has confirmed plans to include elements of the Wikipedia free online encyclopedia as the first element in its content repository.

  • News: Apple's reputation takes a knock

    Traditionally seen as an innovative and unique company, Apple's reputation may be suffering as its sales figures rocket.

  • News: New Apple products 'imminent'

    Want to know what new products Apple will be announcing next week? Have a glimpse at the future of Vista, by taking a peak at the next version of Mac OS X, code-named Leopard.

  • News: Apple admits problems, stock plummets

    Apple Computer has found more problems with its accounting for stock options grants and now says it is likely to restate some past financial results.

  • News: Microsoft aims to combat Vista threats

    Microsoft has said it intends to find ways to stop potential threats to Vista before the operating system ships.

  • News: Another big Patch Tuesday coming

    August will be another big month for Microsoft patches, with the release of 12 security bulletins next Tuesday to fix holes in Windows and the Office productivity suite.

  • News: Microsoft, eBay crack down on German pirates

    The German subsidiaries of Microsoft and eBay are intensifying their collaboration on preventing software piracy, threatening to sue individuals who sell illegally copied software.

  • News: Proof-of-concept worm targets PowerShell

    Microsoft has not released its PowerShell scripting technology in commercial products yet, but a group of hackers has already written a prototype virus for it.

  • News: Rambus acted unlawfully – FTC

    The US Federal Trade Commission yesterday unanimously decided that Rambus unlawfully created a monopoly for certain technologies used in the DRAM memory chip standard.

  • News: MacBook hit with wireless hack

    Security researchers David Maynor and Jon Ellch performed a digital drive-by yesterday at the Black Hat USA conference. Their target: an Apple MacBook.



IDG UK Sites

7 coolest 3D-printed objects: Body parts, houses, camera lenses and even pizza

IDG UK Sites

iOS 8 review: Hands on with the iOS 8 beta

IDG UK Sites

Thinking robots: The philosophy of artificial intelligence and evolving technology

IDG UK Sites

Sharknado 2 VFX: how The Asylum created CG flying man-eating sharks