Desktops

Dell in talks over private equity buyout

Michael Dell sitting
PC giant Dell held “preliminary” discussions with TPG Capital and Silver Lake - two years after Michael Dell considered taking the company private
15 Jan 2013

PC sales fall six per cent in fourth quarter – first fall since global financial crisis

PC Specialist Enigma
Windows 8 puts off more PC buyers than it entices
11 Jan 2013

Samsung increases lead over Apple in 'smart connected device' sales

Apple iPhone fighting Samsung Galaxy SIII
Korean firm sees share of PC, tablet and smartphone market jump during Q3 2012
11 Dec 2012

Ballmer bounce fails to materialise as PC sales drop

Lack of sales boost from Windows 8 suggests that Microsoft's power is waning
30 Nov 2012

All-in-one Windows 8 PCs selling 'well above forecasts' - Dell

Consumers with cash buying high-end touch-screen PCs, claims Dell. But lower end and corporates more circumspect over Windows 8
28 Nov 2012

NHS Trust issues tender of up to £100m for IT hardware

Hardware to include tablets and desktops
26 Nov 2012

Profits plummet at Dell

Drop 47 per cent as PC maker is hit hard by competition from tablets and low-cost rivals
16 Nov 2012

The office of tomorrow

Peter Gothard talks to IT leaders and blue-sky thinkers about the way technological advances such as unified communications are impacting how, where and when people work
01 Nov 2012

Round-up: The best comment from around the web on Apple's big launch

iPad Mini earns mixed reviews, while Apple's entire business model is called into question
24 Oct 2012

Apple upstages Microsoft with new, fourth generation iPads – alongside iPad mini

iPad mini more expensive than expected at $329 – or £269 in the UK
23 Oct 2012

Why Apple will continue to blossom


24 Sep 2012

Dell recruits former HP exec as PC sales slump

Company changes tack as poor PC and laptop sales hit revenues
22 Aug 2012

Iceland turns up the heat: an interview with IT chief Mark Pearson

Iceland’s Mark Pearson tells Graeme Burton how new technology is benefiting store managers, warehouse staff and shoppers
22 Aug 2012

H4cked Off: Rumours of the death of the desktop have been exaggerated

Computing argues in favour of the humble desktop
13 Aug 2012

Managing mobile devices – The BYOD challenge

Live 12th July. While smartphones, tablets, ultrabooks, media players and other devices are becoming more prevalent, and staff more mobile, there is strong evidence of an emerging tension within UK industry and public sector bodies. The most common response by IT departments is to ban access to company networks to all devices apart from those provided and secured by the company itself.
04 Jul 2012

Mac users: there's one born every minute


26 Jun 2012

Analysis: decision time for desktops

With the release of Windows 8 imminent - and support for Windows XP being withdrawn in 2014 - organisations are facing some crucial desktop decisions
20 Jun 2012

Desktop decisions for Buro Happold as Windows 8 approaches

Engineering consultancy to hold off on upgrade – for now
12 Jun 2012

Windows desktop admin rights – an open door for malware?


05 Apr 2012

Opinion: It should be standard to require standards

Given the hassle proprietary document formats cause, it’s a mystery why so many users still use them
02 Apr 2012

When it comes to doing real work, PCs rule


02 Apr 2012

Analysis: Rise of the cloud – this time it’s personal

The personal computer is dead, again. Long live the personal cloud
20 Mar 2012

Provident Financial saves £350,000 by deploying licence management tool

Loans provider says it was concerned it was overspending on software licences
01 Mar 2012

Microsoft releases Windows 8 consumer preview

Microsoft Windows president Steven Sinofsky made the announcement today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
29 Feb 2012