Laptop Shipments Fell Hard in Q1 2013

Though PC manufacturers are expecting to make up ground in the third quarter of 2013, it’s clear that they’ve taken a massive hit in the first half of the fiscal year. Market research firm IHS this week released a report…

Android Notebooks May Be Coming Later This Year [Rumor]

In mid-March, Andy Rubin stepped down as head of Android to start a “new chapter” at Google. In his place, Google appointed Chrome OS head Sundar Pichai. This led to some thinking that the Android and Chrome OS would cross…

Samsung Unveils New Notebook PCs Ahead Of CES

The Windows PC market isn’t exactly doing that well anymore, but that doesn’t mean OEMs are going to give up on Windows 8 just yet. One of the bigger OEMs, Samsung, is even announcing some new Notebook models before CES…

Macbook Pro Rumor: Big Redesign Coming This Year

Rumor has it that Apple is readying a massive refresh of its Macbook Pro line, to make them more like the Macbook Air in design. The rumor comes from AppleInsider, which cites “people familiar with Apple’s roadmap”. The publication reports:…

U.S. PC Shipments Up 24%

The global PC market saw double-digit growth in the fourth quarter, led by strong U.S. holiday sales of low-cost netbooks, according to the latest report by IDC.

HP Unveils New Touch Notebook and Some New Minis

HP unveiled a few new mobile devices today at CES. These include a new TouchSmart notebook, and a handful of minis.