Desktop Hardware

Intel Skylake chip to launch in 2015

News 10 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

The chip will allow 4K content to be played on desktop PCs, taking over from the company's Broadwell chips

Lenovo launches first budget laptop

News 20 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

Lenovo has unveiled its first low-cost laptop in a bid to take on rival budget models

3D printing five years away from becoming mainstream tech

News 20 Aug, 2014 Clare Hopping

Gartner claims the technology is still some years away from becoming widely adopted


HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Desktop Mini PC review

Reviews 19 Aug, 2014 Cliff Joseph

A tiny desktop PC, packing all-round performance and plenty of ports

Intel ships 14nm Core M Broadwell chips to vendors

News 12 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

Devices sporting new processors should appear by end of year


Foldable robot constructed from children's toy

News 11 Aug, 2014 Clare Hopping

The machine has been created by researchers at the Wyss Institute and can operate by itself, without any human intervention

Software market growth

Windows XP end-of-life is not driving PC market, says Intel

News 8 Aug, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Chipmaker also touts ROI and productivity benefits of a a two-year refresh cycle

Sharks Cove: Pre-orders open for Microsoft's single-board Windows 8.1 PC

News 29 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Development board now available for people to pre-order for £192.99


Nvidia Jetson TK1 review

Reviews 21 Jul, 2014 Gareth Halfacree

With 192 Kepler GPU cores, the Jetson is king of the ARM-based developer boards

Jibo the social robot gets $300k funding in 24 hours

News 17 Jul, 2014 Khidr Suleman

MIT professor wants Jibo the robot to be part of your family

Raspberry Pi Model B+ goes on sale for £26

News 14 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Model B+ consumes less power and has more USB slots, but is not a sequel


Xerox Phaser 4622DN review

Reviews 8 Jul, 2014 Simon Handby

Xerox launches a fast and frugal mono laser for high-volume printing in the workgroup


Apple iMac 21.5in review (mid-2014)

Reviews 1 Jul, 2014 Cliff Joseph

At £899, this is the cheapest iMac available. We find out if Apple has comprised on quality

AMD FirePro W8100 graphics card unveiled for HPC

News 23 Jun, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Professional graphics card designed to increase productivity for those using CAD and video editing apps

Apple iMac 2012

Cheaper 21.5-inch iMac released by Apple

News 18 Jun, 2014 Caroline Preece

Apple has launched a new, cheaper 21.5-inch iMac as well as slashing prices for various other models

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi sales hit 3 million

News 11 Jun, 2014 Caroline Preece

Pis bake up a storm at Buckingham Palace


Computer fools interrogators to become first to pass iconic Turing test

News 9 Jun, 2014 Caroline Preece

A supercomputer has become the first to pass the iconic Turing Test, by convincing judges that it is a 13-year-old boy


Logitech cc3000e ConferenceCam review

Reviews 4 Jun, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Is this £700 camera and speakerphone combination value for money?

AMD looks to boost embedded ambitions with R-Series chipset

News 20 May, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Chipset designed to handle high-end visual and parallel computing workloads

Should the government be funding fibre optic networks?

Intel hints at Silicon Photonics launch at IDF 2014

News 19 May, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Technology to allow low-power data transfer at Terabits/s