This week we’ve had a peek at the soon-to-market VIZIO S4251w 5.1 Sound Bar, a speaker unit that comes packaged with a wireless subwoofer, two satellite speakers, and the ability to connect wirelessly (or wired) to your HDTV. While several different wired connections are available, the main sound bar connects with the subwoofer using Bluetooth ...
(9 days ago)
Last week's news wasn't generous to PCs. In fact, half the Internet was ready to eulogize our beloved black boxes after market research showed that computer shipments fell by double-digit percentages in the first quarter. Stick a fork in 'em, the common wisdom declared. PCs are done. But nothing could be further from the truth. PCs aren't dead—they're microwaves. But not...
(1 month and 6 days ago)
Computer glitches left HM Revenue & Customs struggling with a flood of data over the weekend at the start of the biggest shake-up in PAYE for 70 years.
(1 month and 14 days ago)
Sasdas asked the Desktops forum for ways to keep the same folder synced on two PCs, so that changes on one computer show up on the other. Here are four ways to do this, although--technically speaking--only two of them actually keep the files on both PCs. The others merely make the folder available on both. I'm assuming here that both PCs are attached to the same router...
(2 months ago)
The ever-shrinking, console-sized gaming PCs that are steadily invading offices and living rooms alike have been called many things: Small Form-Factors (SFF), Shoebox Systems, Shuttles, and Micro-Towers. We’re perceiving it as a market that’s just emerging in the gaming space, but the origins of these compact systems can be traced back roughly 25 years -- an eternity in the...
(1 month and 17 days ago)
Bemidji PioneerBEMIDJI – “The timing couldn’t be better,” said Melissa Geller, after receiving a free computer through the PC’s for People program. “I have no battery life on my old computer...
(3 months and 14 days ago)
The post-crash environment has been very tough for makers of computers and peripherals. Competition has been extremely intense, and many consumers have shifted from traditional PCs to tablets and smart phones as their main sources of computing activities.
(1 month and 20 days ago)
Heads up: There’s a bass-infused Internet meme happening right now that will eventually wiggle its way onto your computer screen. It goes by the name “Harlem Shake,” taken from an early-eighties, shoulder-popping dance move that started in Harlem. But this Harlem Shake is not that at all. These videos feature ... More »
(3 months and 8 days ago)
US computer giant Dell has seen quarterly profits plunge 79pc from a year ago, as a consumer shift away from PCs hammered the company's bottom line.
(7 days ago)
PC makers are trying to give their dowdy lineups a little more shake appeal.
(1 month and 11 days ago)
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