The world of affordable laptops is about to get real interesting, real fast. While touchscreens were a bit of an outlandish concept for most hardware makers, devices on the lower end of the price spectrum seemed almost uninvited to the party. But now second tier companies are starting to unleash their very own touch...

I guess the introduction of Intel Haswell line of processors along with the recently released Windows 8.1 did lend a hand to the faltering PC industry, notebooks in particular. Shipments of laptops in the third quarter of 2013 grew by a particularly healthy count. This latest data is provided by WitsView — the display...

Ha, who would have thought they’d be reading a headline like this! Go back six to eight months, and it seemed that every other person was blaming Windows 8 for the lackluster PC sales. Not many thought the PC hardware industry shared the bulk of the blame. But it is remarkable how much things can change in under a...

The start of another week brings another update on the state of affairs of the laptop market. Prepare to end up disappointed if you were expecting encouraging signs, though. Once again the market left us underwhelmed, and things are not poised to take off in September, either. Shipments, as you may recall, remained...

Unless you have spent the past year or two in outer space, you should be aware that the PC industry is going through the toughest of times. Sales and shipments are declining by double digits around many markets in the world. But despite the weak state of the PC industry, the SSD market seems to be in good...

The notebook industry never ceases to amaze. When things were going upwards, notebook makers were smashing all kinds of records. Now with the immediate shift towards tablets, expect the unexpected when it comes to laptops. This latest news story is every bit as hilarious as it is saddening. According to a report here,...

Intel recently unleashed its anticipated Haswell lineup of CPUs, and though desktop processors are readily available all over the world as of this writing, hardware vendors are currently scampering to release their notebook solutions. Several large vendors have already announced or unveiled new and refreshed lineups...

Corning has made quite a name for itself with its Gorilla Glass line. Hardware makers that want to make their laptops, tablets, phones, computer monitor and what not tough opt to go with Gorilla glass. The company is now producing its third generation Gorilla glass, and it has just announced a new type of Gorilla...

It is not particularly easy classifying the most reliable Windows computers that are on the market right now, what with all the variables involved, but that is not stopping Soluto from trying. The research firm (and software developer) has just published its new report. Titled ‘Soluto’s PC Purchasing Guide for Small...

Something strange happened last week, when one of the updates released by Microsoft as part of its monthly Patch Tuesday update cycle broke down Windows 7 for a number of users. As we reported last week, the update pretty much wreaked havoc on Windows 7 installations, pushing all computers in a scarily continuous...