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
80,259 News Articles

More Desktop PCs News

  • News: Seagate shipping 160GB laptop drive

    The highest-capacity 2.5in drive on the market is now shipping, Seagate has announced.

  • News: Which is the most innovative country in Europe?

    Could Malta, a little island nation with a population of 400,000, be the most IT-savvy country in Europe?

  • News: Media Center to go mainstream in Vista

    Windows XP Media Center Edition OS may not yet be the standard home entertainment hub that Microsoft hopes it will be, but analysts said that could all change once the company releases the next consumer client version of the Windows OS later this year.

  • News: Microsoft to end Mac support in Windows Media?

    Despite the new five-year deal between Apple and Microsoft, it appears at least one Redmond product team is being reshuffled: the Windows Media for Mac mob.

  • News: Passport Service struggles with facial recognition

    The UK Passport Service is suffering high rejection rates with its biometric facial recognition technology, it has admitted.

  • News: Microsoft speaks on Apple deal

    Microsoft and Apple's decision to sign a five-year deal that guarantees Office for Mac wasn't just a cosmetic arrangement - it's meant as a clear signal of the depth of the commitment between the two firms.

  • News: Sky lets mobile, PC users download TV

    Certain digital cable subscribers in the UK and Ireland can begin downloading films to their computers and television programmes to their mobile phones without additional charges, Sky announced yesterday.

  • News: Doctors not happy about NHS IT revamp

    The NHS is defending its IT restructuring programme after a survey found doctors in clinics were not well informed and had little enthusiasm about it.

  • News: Microsoft patches two critical holes

    Microsoft has patched two critical holes this Patch Tuesday.

  • News: Apple unveils raft of products

    Opening Macworld Expo San Francisco, Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced a new laptop and an iMac computer that use Intel's latest processor, six months ahead of the schedule outlined by Apple last year.

  • News: Apple to ship huge Mac TVs – analyst

    Apple will set the stage for the technology industry in 2006, an analyst opined yesterday.

  • News: Skype 2.0 with video feature available

    Skype Technologies SA has completed testing the latest version of its internet-telephony software with a new video feature and is now encouraging users to download it.

  • News: Blu-ray/HD-DVD fight 'bad for everyone'

    The drive to replace DVD technology with newer discs boasting greater storage capacity has come down to two major competing formats, and the coming marketplace battle will be bad for companies and users, the head of a major US technology products retailer has said.

  • News: There's gold in them thar chips

    Gold is prized in chip manufacture for its excellent electrical conductivity, but it also has unusual properties that could give it a role in new optical chips, scientists have discovered.

  • News: Opinion: betting on digital entertainment

    The world's largest consumer technology trade show has opened in the gambling kingdom of the US. Las Vegas may be an appropriate place for CES 2006 because, for users, buying the latest gadgets sometimes means betting against the odds.

  • News: Samsung to launch Blu-ray Disc player in April

    Samsung will get a jump on its competitors by launching a Blu-ray Disc player in April this year, it said yesterday at CES in Las Vegas.

  • News: Asus teams up with Lamborghini

    Asus today announced a partnership with the Italian car manufacturer that will result in a Lamborghini-branded series of laptops.

  • News: Panasonic shows laptop fuel cell

    Matsushita, a division of Japan's Panasonic, is showing a direct methanol fuel cell for laptop computers at CES in Las Vegas this week.

  • News: Microsoft tuning Windows Live for digital media

    A broader plan for Microsoft's Windows Live services portal is slowly emerging, as a Microsoft spokesman yesterday explained the link between Microsoft's internet-based services and its Windows Media Center Edition OS, intended to give users more access to content on their Media Center PCs.

  • News: Intel formally unveils host of chips

    Intel officially announced the pricing and branding for a host of processors this week, making the details available on its website.

IDG UK Sites

5 reasons not to wait for the Apple Watch: Why you shouldn't buy the iWatch

IDG UK Sites

Why local multiplayer gaming is rapidly vanishing: we look at the demise of split-screen and LAN...

IDG UK Sites

How Emotional Debt is damaging digital design

IDG UK Sites

How to update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8: including how to install iOS 8 if you don't have room