News: Desktop Systems

Monday, 2 Sep 2013

MSI Announces AE220 AIO PC Based on AMD Kabini APU Platform

MSI Announces AE220 AIO PC Based on AMD Kabini APU Platform

Sporting a transparent bezel, the AE220 AIO PC is the first to feature the E2-3000/A4-5000 APU of AMD's Kabini platform. With AMD Radeon HD 8280/8330 integrated GPUs, MSI incorporates the "Flicker-Free" and Blue Light Control technologies into the AIO PC's Anti-Glare display.

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013

Windows 8.1 to RTM in Late August (Update: RTM!)

Windows 8.1 to RTM in Late August (Update: RTM!)

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 8.1 - the first major update to Windows 8 - will RTM (release to manufacturing) at the end of August. Update: Microsoft has just announced today - August 27 - that the OS has been released to manufacturing.

Friday, 16 Aug 2013

Report: Top PC Maker Lenovo Shipped More Smartphones and Tablets than PCs

Report: Top PC Maker Lenovo Shipped More Smartphones and Tablets than PCs

Lenovo, the current global leader in terms of PC shipments, reported their smartphone and tablet sales have outstripped their PC shipment. According to the New York Times, the company shipped 12.9 million units of smartphones and tablets; while PC units numbered at 12.6 million.

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013

Windows 8.1 to Arrive on October 17 Via Windows Store; Retail Release on October 18

Windows 8.1 to Arrive on October 17 Via Windows Store; Retail Release on October 18

Microsoft has just announced that Windows 8.1 will arrive through the Windows Store on October 17, 7:00pm (Singapore time). The retail version as well as new devices loaded with the updated OS will go on sale a day later on October 18.

PSA: New Microsoft Surface Firmwares; Bug Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview

PSA: New Microsoft Surface Firmwares; Bug Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview

As part of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has issued several bug fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview. Also, new firmwares are available for the company's Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets.

Thursday, 1 Aug 2013

Samsung Extends ATIV Range with Four Windows 8 Devices

Samsung Extends ATIV Range with Four Windows 8 Devices

Samsung has unveiled four new Windows 8 devices as part of the expanded ATIV range: ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Book 9 Lite notebooks, ATIV Tab 3 tablet and ATIV One 5 Style all-in-one desktop PC.

Intel Launches Atom-Based MinnowBoard, Seen as Direct Competitor to Raspberry Pi

Intel Launches Atom-Based MinnowBoard, Seen as Direct Competitor to Raspberry Pi

Intel has launched its Atom-based Minnowboard that is seen as a direct competitor to the Raspberry Pi. This board is jointly developed by the Intel Open Source Technology Center and Circuitco, with the primary aim of introducing the Intel x86 architecture to the embedded systems community.

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Now Available for Download

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Now Available for Download

Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview. This edition includes premium features for enterprise users that aren't found in the earlier Windows 8.1 Preview.

Friday, 12 Jul 2013

Logitech's Gear Wars Contest Looking For The Ultimate Gaming PC (Updated!)

Logitech's Gear Wars Contest Looking For The Ultimate Gaming PC (Updated!)

If you've ever dreamed of building the ultimate gaming PC, but never had the funds to do it, Logitech Singapore's Gear Wars contest might make your dreams come true! Submit your ultimate gaming PC build, and if you're chosen as the winner, Logitech will help you bring your creation to life!

Zotac Infuses ZBOX Nano with Intel Core Processors

Zotac Infuses ZBOX Nano with Intel Core Processors

Powered by Intel Core i3-3227U, i5-3337U or i7-3537U processors, the new Zotac Zbox Nano comes bundled with a nanoRAID storage adapter that enables demanding users to take advantage of RAID technology.

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