Desktops

IDC says PC market hitting limits of growth, but Computing research begs to differ

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75 per cent of Computing readers plan to buy laptops or desktops for staff in 2013 or 2014
11 Mar 2013

Analysis: PC makers need to shape up or ship out

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With only one of the world’s top five PC makers enjoying rising sales, Sooraj Shah asks what the sector can do to revive its fortunes
07 Feb 2013

Dell to be bought back by founder (UPDATED)

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Michael Dell will purchase the firm he founded
05 Feb 2013

Analysis: Windows 8 greeted with apathy from many, enthusiasm from some

Danny Palmer looks at the reasons behind Windows 8’s sluggish uptake in the enterprise market, and hears why one major UK organisation is keen to buck the trend
04 Feb 2013

Lenovo overtakes Acer’s EMEA PC sales but HP remains top

Chinese PC maker bucks trend of decline in PC sales
18 Jan 2013

PC still the dominant device for web and work, says Deloitte

We're in an era of 'PC plus' rather than 'Post-PC', according to analysts
15 Jan 2013

Dell in talks over private equity buyout

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

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

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

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