Hardware


HP Eyes Restructuring webOS Across Two Divisions

Published e-mails indicate that Hewlett-Packard Co. is planning to split its webOS business into two divisions of the company.

Is the iPad Changing the IT-User Relationship?

The role of the operating system is changing, and changing the role of IT with it.

HTC Unveils 'Mango' Smartphones

HTC showed off two devices running Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" on Thursday.

HP Closing Tablet Business With Production Ramp Up

Hewlett-Packard plans to manufacture more TouchPad tablets in the coming weeks despite announcing that it will end their production.

HP Considers Exiting PC Business in Earnings Call Bombshell

A leader in the PC hardware market may be leaving entirely.

Motorola 'Completely Open' to Mobile Windows Platform

A top executive at Motorola suggested on Tuesday that the company is open to a deal with Microsoft on Windows.

Report: Windows 7 Top-Selling OS by End of 2011

According to a recent Gartner projection, Windows 7 will be on 42 percent of all PCs at the beginning of 2012.

Will 'Mango' Windows Phones Be Ready in August?

One of the Windows Phone 7 devices shown running the "Mango" release at the 2011 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference last week may be up for sale in Japan by late August.

Tips for Troubleshooting Physical Hardware Problems in a Virtual Datacenter

Virtualization complicates the process of finding and remedying hardware problems, but a few techniques and tools can make the process more manageable.

Hedging Your Bets Against Lightning

Surge protectors are always a smart choice, but they do not make your computer 100 percent immune from power issues.

Kinect SDK Beta Available for Download

The Kinect software development kit (SDK) beta was released by Microsoft today, enabling developers to create Visual Basic, Windows 7 C#,and C++ applications that recognize user input through the Xbox 360 Kinect sensor device.

Gartner: PC Sales Down, Security Software Sees Growth

According to market research firm Gartner's newly revised forecast, growth of PC shipments will dip down into the single digits this year due to shifts in consumer spending.

Windows 8: Analysts on UI, HTML 5 Controversy, x86 vs. ARM, More

Analysts took time to comment on "Windows 8," Microsoft's newest operating system under development.

Windows Thin PC Hits RTM Milestone

Microsoft announced today that its Windows Thin PC solution has reached its release-to-manufacturing milestone, with general availability expected on July 1.

IT Loves the iPad: Apple's iPad in the Windows Enterprise

The iPad was designed for and sold to consumers. But savvy IT pros and more than a handful of third parties are making the device a true enterprise force.

Microsoft Shows 'Windows 8' to the World

Microsoft showed off its newest operating system, still code-named "Windows 8," at the D9 Conference on Wednesday evening.

Microsoft's Hardware Partners Get Upbeat Talk at Computex

Microsoft kicked off the keynote presentation at Computex in Taipei today, offering its hardware partners some reasons why they should stick around.

Server Interruptus: Why Hardware Vendors Need SLAs

The time has come for hardware vendors to offer service level agreements.

Android Wins, Microsoft Loses, Apple Flat in Latest Mobile Sales Figures

In the Q1 2011 sales figures for mobile devices, released by Gartner today, shows that Android-based devices have taken the lead with 36 percent of the market thanks to the more than 36 million units sold.

Intel Reveals New Details on 'Windows 8' x86 and ARM Versions

Microsoft hasn't yet said much about its tablet and mobile device strategy in the Windows 8 timeframe, but some details appear to have come out thanks to Intel.

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