Category: Computer

Toshiba Said to Be Under Pressure to Consider Plan B as Chip Sale Falters

As the $18 billion (roughly Rs. 1,16,325 crores) sale of Toshiba’s memory chip unit to a government-approved consortium falters, some bankers and potential investors are pressing the board to seriously consider alternatives, people with direct knowledge of the sale process said – including picking a new buyer. Those people say Toshiba’s leadership is sticking to […]

Decision on Western Digital’s Bid to Block Toshiba Memory Unit Sale Postponed

A US judge did not reach a decision Friday in Western Digital’s bid to temporarily block Toshiba from selling its flash memory business in an $18 billion deal but proposed requiring Toshiba to give Western Digital two weeks’ notice before closing. Toshiba is scrambling to sell its flash memory unit to cover losses from its nuclear reactor business. In late June, […]

Jide Discontinues Remix OS, Moves Focus to Business Customers

Jide Technology on Tuesday announced that the company has decided to discontinue its Android-based Remix OS and that it will be “transitioning away” from consumer space. For those who are unaware, Remix OS is essentially a customised form of Android for the desktop form factor that was launched in January last year. In a note from Jide, the company says that […]

HP Launches New Pavilion All-in-One PCs With Refreshed Design, Processors

HP on Tuesday announced the launch of its two new Pavilion All-in-One PCs with 23.8-inch and 27-inch displays respectively. These two desktop PCs come just in time for the back-to-school spree and pack some of the features that make them suitable for both parents and kids, as per the company. The pricing for the new Pavilion PCs starts […]

Asus Tinker Board Mini Development PC Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Taiwanese electronics giant Asus on Wednesday launched Tinker Board in India. The single board computer can help people easily invent an Internet of Things (IoT) device for a connected home or robot project at school at affordable prices. Asus Tinker Board is now available for Rs. 4,750 at pan-India branches of Acro Engineering Company – Asus’s offline partner […]

USB 3.2 Type-C Specification Announced, Doubles Data Transfer Speeds

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has now announced a new USB Type-C specification – USB 3.2. It brings along double the data rates – with up to 20Gbps. However, while the aim of USB Type-C was to end the saga of multiple ports, this new added one defeats that purpose. The specification is expected to […]

Meg Whitman Leaves HP Board, Chip Bergh Named Chairman

Meg Whitman stepped down as chairman and left the board of HP Inc., further distancing her corporate-computing company from the PC and printer businesses it split off in 2015. Whitman, who is chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., has served as chairman of HP Inc. since the two companies were formed in the breakup of one […]

Windows 10 Preview Build Now Lets Link Your Android Phone to Your PC

Microsoft at its Build conference, a few months back, talked about PCs and phones working together, and the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build for tablets and PCs brings it to life. The company’s latest Build 16251 for “Fast ring” users bring features that enable linking your Android phone to your PC. This is a […]

AMD Announces India Prices and Availability of Low-Cost Ryzen 3 CPUs

AMD has launched its low-cost Ryzen 3 CPU series, rounding out the mainstream desktop Ryzen lineup for 2017. There are two models, the Ryzen 3 1300X and the Ryzen 3 1200, both of which will be available around the world starting from today. The Ryzen 3 1300X is priced at Rs. 8,899 in India while […]

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56, RX Vega 64 GPUs, and Threadripper 1900X Announced

AMD has formally announced a return to the enthusiast-class gaming space with new graphics cards based on its next-generation Vega architecture. The new AMD Radeon RX Vega series takes on Nvidia’s higher-end GeForce GTX 10-series cards, targeting gamers who want 4K quality and variable refresh rates. The new cards will be positioned above the existing […]