Toshiba Says Not in Talks to With Any Company Over PC Unit Sale

Toshiba Corp said on Friday it had not entered into talks with any company to sell its personal computer business, denying media reports that it was in negotiations to sell the unit to Taiwan’s Asustek Computer. China’s Lenovo Group Ltd has also expressed interest in the PC unit, the Nikkei business daily reported. Cash-strapped Toshiba has previously […]

Final Fantasy XV Will Support Steam Workshop on PC, May Come to Nintendo Switch

Final Fantasy XV will have Steam Workshop support when it arrives on PC next year, game director Hajime Tabata revealed in an interview. “Right from the start, the way the whole game is structured and created gives each individual player their own individual and unique FF15 journey,” Tabata told PC Gamer at Gamescom in Cologne on Saturday. “I […]

KILLED BY A COMPUTER Dad-of-two ex-soldier, 25, electrocuted plugging a PC into a wall socket

A FORMER soldier died in a freak accident after he was electrocuted while plugging a computer into a wall. Dad-of-two Aron Duplock, 25, had been working at his stepbrother’s house near Hove in East Sussex when the tragedy occurred. 1 Aron Duplock was electrocuted after plugging a computer into the wall His devastated family believes […]

HP Says PC, Printer Businesses Grew for First Time Since 2010

HIGHLIGHTS Revenue from personal systems business rose 9.6 percent to $7.66 billion HP and Lenovo remain the world’s two largest PC makers HP warns of uncertainty in PC business for next two quarters HP reported better-than-expected results in what its chief executive termed a “breakthrough” quarter as both its PC and printer businesses grew for […]

Starcraft and Starcraft: Brood War Free Download for Windows PC and macOS

‘ With Starcraft Remastered announced earlier this month for a summer release, developer Blizzard also stated that the original Starcraft, and its expansion – Brood War, would be available for free soon. On Tuesday, Blizzard flipped the switch, making the seminal real-time strategy game a free download for Windows PC and macOS. You can download […]

This week in games: Mod fixes Nier: Automata PC woes, Up’s house floats into Battlefield 1

March? But we’ve already seen Nier, Mass Effect, Resident Evil, Stories Untold, Kona, with Thimbleweed Park and Yooka-Laylee right around the corner. Oh, and some Zelda game for our console cousins. Crazy. Not as crazy as some of this news, though: Assassin’s Creed abandons the silver screen for the smaller screen, the Up house floats over […]

Can the Intel Thunderbolt 3 Give Your Mediocre PC Superpowers?

As we move to smaller computing devices with hosted applications, the hardware that takes up space is being removed for better overall functionality. This includes powerful graphics cards, which are essential for playing games and watching rich 4K media. Intel has a solution that will solve this particular problem. The company unveiled the Intel Thunderbolt 3, […]

PC Shipments Drop 9.6 Percent in Q1, Gartner Reports

Bad times continue for desktop computers. According to a recent Gartner report, worldwide personal computer shipments fell 9.6 percent to 64.8 million units in the first quarter of 2016. Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner explained, “The deterioration of local currencies against the U.S. dollar continued to play a major role in PC shipment declines. […]

PC Shipments Drop 9.6 Percent in Q1, Gartner Reports

Bad times continue for desktop computers. According to a recent Gartner report, worldwide personal computer shipments fell 9.6 percent to 64.8 million units in the first quarter of 2016. Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner explained, “The deterioration of local currencies against the U.S. dollar continued to play a major role in PC shipment declines. […]