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Thursday, 27 Feb 2014

AMD and BlueStacks Announces New “Android on Windows” Software Optimized for AMD APUs

AMD and BlueStacks Announces New “Android on Windows” Software Optimized for AMD APUs

AMD and BlueStacks have announced the new “Android on Windows” software that is optimized for Windows devices, powered by select AMD APUs. This new software solution is slated for launch later this year, with a suggested retail price of US$39.95.

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014

Leaked: Roadmaps Reveal Intel Broadwell-Based NUCs to be Launched in Q4 2014

Leaked: Roadmaps Reveal Intel Broadwell-Based NUCs to be Launched in Q4 2014

According to leaked Intel roadmaps, the company’s NUCs (Next Unit of Computing) will be refreshed with Broadwell processors, as early as the fourth quarter of this year.

Monday, 24 Feb 2014

Windows 8.1 Update Coming in Spring; Windows Phone Sees Nine New Hardware Partners

Windows 8.1 Update Coming in Spring; Windows Phone Sees Nine New Hardware Partners

At Mobile World Congress, Microsoft has revealed that an update to Windows 8.1 will arrive this spring. And Windows Phone has gained several new hardware partners.

Friday, 14 Feb 2014

MSI Presents Hetis H81 Commercial Desktop PC

MSI Presents Hetis H81 Commercial Desktop PC

Utilizing the Intel H81 chipset while supporting Intel Haswell processors and the Windows 8.1 OS, the Hetis H81 comes with two COM ports to support use in business environments with POS systems, such as hotel registration desks, 24-hour convenience stores, mass merchandisers, and filling stations.

Thursday, 6 Feb 2014

ASUS Announces Intel Haswell-based Chromebox for US$179

ASUS Announces Intel Haswell-based Chromebox for US$179

ASUS has just launched its Chromebox for US$179. It is powered by an Intel Haswell-based processor, and bears a strong resemblance to Intel’s Next Unit of Computing (NUC) device.

Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014

Dell Ships Wyse Cloud Connect, an Android-Based, Thumb Drive-Sized PC for US$129

Dell Ships Wyse Cloud Connect, an Android-Based, Thumb Drive-Sized PC for US$129

Dell is finally shipping the Wyse Cloud Connect, an ultra-compact device that is shaped like a thumb drive. It features an ARM Cortex-A9 processor, and is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It is targeted at enterprise users looking for a cost-effective and secure computing platform.

Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014

Facebook: Open Compute Has Saved Us Over US$1 Billion in Three Years

Facebook: Open Compute Has Saved Us Over US$1 Billion in Three Years

According to Facebook, its Open Compute project has saved it over US$1 billion in infrastructure and energy costs over the last three years.

Monday, 27 Jan 2014

Gigabyte Adds Brix Gaming to Its Lineup of Compact PC Kits

Gigabyte Adds Brix Gaming to Its Lineup of Compact PC Kits

Powering on an AMD A8-5557M APU with the AMD Radeon R9 M275X discrete graphics processor, the Gigabyte Brix Gaming supports both mSATA SSD and standard 2.5-inch SATA hard drive installations, and features both Mini DisplayPort and HDMI ports on the rear panel, enabling simultaneous dual display connectivity.

Friday, 24 Jan 2014

Zotac Turbo Boosts Its Zbox ID68 & ID69 Mini-PC Series

Zotac Turbo Boosts Its Zbox ID68 & ID69 Mini-PC Series

Powered by Intel Haswell i5 and i7 processors with Intel Turbo Boost Technology, the new Mini-PCs come with USB 3.0 ports, eSATA for storage expansion, DisplayPort and HDMI outputs and high-amperage charging front USB 2.0 ports.

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014

HP Brings Back Windows 7

HP Brings Back Windows 7 "By Popular Demand"

HP has a new solution for customers frustrated with Microsoft's Windows 8 OS: bring back Windows 7 and even offer a discount incentive for customers that opt for the older OS!

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