Posts tagged as: PC

Vizio Wireless Keyboard, Keypad for their PCs Show up at FCC

Vizio promised to bring out a PC range back at CES and the first evidence of this has shown up in some FCC tests online. Under the commission’s eye was a wireless keyboard and a wireless trackpad, and while not much technical information was revealed by them, it’s clearly visible either is powered by two […]

HP Confirms PC and Printer Groups Merging

HP on Wednesday morning confirmed rumors that it was merging its PC and printer groups. The step would unite the Personal Systems Group with the Imaging and Printing Group to form a new Printing and Personal Systems Group. PSG’s existing head, Todd Bradley, would take charge of the new division. One cost of the move […]

Angry Birds Space NASA Announcement

The first ever game announcement and gameplay footage from Angry Birds Space, brought to you by NASA and Don Pettit from the ISS. Angry Birds Space will be available from March 22

Scholastic Launches Storia App for E-Reading

Scholastic has launched an app that will make its library of kids’ books available on computers, tablets, and smartphones. The app, Storia, is currently available as a PC software beta to selected customers through the company’s website. Later this month, an iPad version will be made available on iTunes. Initially, Scholastic has made the PC/iPad […]

HP CEO to Decide on PC Business this Month – Two Months Early

HP’s new CEO Meg Whitman said on Tuesday that she wanted to accelerate the decision on HP’s PC business to no later than the end of October. Speaking at the Most Powerful Women Summit, she wanted to move it up to faster than the December timeframe ousted CEO Leo Apotheker had leaned towards. She later […]

Kindle E-Book Library Lending Leave Beta and Goes Live to 11,000 Libraries in the U.S.

The Kindle library book lending has now gone live, with Amazon now making the official announcment. It had been in beta in the Seattle area. Those with Kindle readers or Kindle apps can borrow e-books from more than 11,000 local libraries throughout the US. The system fully supports the Whispersync feature that will synchronize margin […]

HP Thinks Separate PC Firm Better Strategy Over Sale

HP in a statement Reuters said its possible separation of its PC business would more likely involve a spinoff than a sale to someone else. A representative said that HP had theorized a truly distinct company would be in the “best interests of HP’s shareholders, customers and employees.” The company still had to take the […]

Intel Says PC Revenue Up 11% Even with the Growth of Tablets

Intel on Wednesday said it had healthy growth in its core PC chip business this spring in spite of pressure from tablets and and a tough PC market. Its PC Client Group, which handles most of its processors, saw its revenue go up 11 percent year-over-year. Only its Atom group declined, as tablets’ impact on […]

Amazon Launches Cloud Drive and Cloud Player for Android and Web

Amazon has unveiled its long rumored media locker. Cloud Drive gives users a way to store a minimum of 5GB of files on the web and access them from any Mac or PC. The company has a unique tie-in with Amazon MP3: any songs bought through the music store are saved to the Cloud Drive […]

Lenovo and NEC Team Up PCs and Tablets

Lenovo and NEC on Thursday confirmed a rumored deal to merge their PC businesses in Japan. The resulting NEC Lenovo Japan Group will be the largest single computer maker in the country and will see the two work together on not just developing computers but on future tablets. Both companies will keep using their brand […]

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