If you are been longing to hear some good news, then there is plenty in this new report by market research firm Canalys. And yes, it has got something to do with Windows XP. The fan favorite operating system that was officially retired on April 8 has given a healthy boost to the sales of the PC market — the hardware...

Feels great when things go according to plan, right? PC hardware makers knew they were in for a solid one closer to the retirement of Windows XP, and now another report confirms that sales are up. Following the recent reveal that the old OS reaching end of the line is helping increase PC sales, Citi Research has...

Always great when things go according to plan, right? PC makers around the globe have probably stopped sweating right now, as new market data reveals that sales are going up. The biggest reason behind this resurgence? Why, the retirement of Windows XP, of course! Windows XP is set for retirement in less than two weeks...

The path to hell, I am sure, is always paved with good intentions. Microsoft’s latest effort is now referred to as “the new Vista”, at least among company employees internally as recently reported by Paul Thurrott. Externally, however, the new operating system is a topic of great interest across the technology world,...

OK, it’s been a while since we gave away free software so this weekend seemed as good a time as any. One of our sponsors (Rob from DrivePop) has graciously decided to offer readers of our site 5 free licenses of their product DrivePop. DrivePop is an online cloud backup solution for PC’s or Macs that enables you to keep...

Gaming remains a very important part of the PC puzzle, and though the main focus of Microsoft has shifted towards its Xbox console, the release of Windows 8 has opened up new possibilities for Redmond on the mobile front. Mobile in this case being the various form factors — PC, tablets and smartphones. Nevertheless,...

As far as large PC vendors go, Lenovo is the only company that is laughing all the way to the bank. The company has actually grown its business, while its competitors are suffering from declining PC shipments the world over. Obviously being based in China is an important factor, as are Lenovo’s business and enterprise...

Mobile was long hyped up as a bold new frontier for computing. While some companies understood this early and ran away with success others realized this too late into the game and are now on the back foot with declining sales and decreasing shipment numbers. Now with wearable computing touted as the new direction, PC...

It appears that desktop PCs may get one last hurrah. Windows XP is finally fading away, and with mere months remaining between official retirement of the operating system, Microsoft has amped up efforts to convince users and businesses on making the move to a newer version of Windows. A similar script was written a...

CCleaner is one of most popular computer maintenance programs available today, and the application has just received an important new update that along with many other improvements also brings support for Windows 8.1 Preview and Internet Explorer 11. The public preview version of Microsoft’s first upgrade to Windows 8...