China to remove foreign PCs from government agencies and state-owned firms
Government agencies and state-owned firms in China are expected to replace foreign PCs.
According to the news portal of China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Chinese government agencies and state-owned firms will replace foreign PCs with domestically made machines to increase ... Read more
Lenovo unveils the Slim 9i, the world’s first carbon-neutral laptop
Lenovo today unveiled the Slim 9i (branded as Yoga Slim 9i in some areas), the company's latest flagship that represents the company's commitment to sustainability and carbon neutrality. The Slim 9i is the first laptop in the world to be certified as carbon neutral, from the recycled materials used... Read more
AMD introduces dedicated line of Chromebook processors
The new AMD Ryzen 5000 C-Series brings Zen 3 architecture to to Chromebooks.
According to ADM, the Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors provides a suitable alternative to the Intel processors typically featured in Chromebooks. It's safe to say that AMD is seriously upping its competetiveness in this s... Read more
PayPal Tap to Pay turns smartphones into payment terminals
PayPal Tap to Pay is now available in the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The Android app allows smartphones to accept card payments.
Tap to Pay uses the NFC chips of Android smartphones and tablets to support card payments. Think of credit cards, debit cards, and digital wallets lik... Read more
VESA launches certification for VRR displays with Adaptive-Sync
VESA introduced a certification for displays with a variable refresh rate (VRR). The organization is known for DisplayPort and DisplayHDR, two widely used display standards.
Traditional displays have a static refresh rate, which causes visual glitches when used with unintended devices. A VRR di... Read more
‘PC sales continue to decline’
PC sales are on the decline worldwide. This is concluded by Counterpoint's market experts in their first quarterly survey of 2022. Only Apple and Dell showed growth. The drop brings an end to two years of strong growth in laptop and PC sales.
In the past two years, global laptop and PC sales inc... Read more
Dell’s slimmest Latitude now has call control on the touchpad
Dell is committed to making video chats as simple as possible. The company has been experimenting with different ways to optimize web calls, from a 4K monitor with a built-in 4K webcam to a magnetic wireless webcam that can attach to the middle of a monitor or anywhere else, like many other tech v... Read more
ASUS debuts a 14-inch ProArt touch display
Asus introduced a new range of ProArt displays. The Asus ProArt Display PA147CDV, a 14-inch 1920 x 550 touchscreen portable display is one of the fascinating new products.
Despite its designation as a portable monitor, the PA147CDV may find favor as a second screen in a desktop arrangement. The... Read more
Samsung launches T7 Shield, pocket-sized 2TB SSD
The Samsung T7 Shield is now available. The SSD comes in two versions: 1TB and 2TB. Both are sized similarly to a credit card.
The T7 Shield weighs less than 100 grams and fits in a pocket. The 1TB version has a retail price of 170 euros; the 2TB version is priced at 320 euros.
The drive has... Read more
SoftBank intends to keep its controlling stake in Arm after IPO
According to sources familiar with the matter, SoftBank Group Corp. plans to hold a majority share in Arm Ltd. following the scheduled initial public offering of the semiconductor company, selling a lower amount than initially intended.
After a deal to sell Arm to Nvidia fell through earlier thi... Read more