Computers Article Archive:
With the discontinuation of support for Windows XP this week being the big buzz, let’s take a look at ways vendors and partners are helping aid the transition in this week’s On Point.
Microsoft may be discreetly rebranding its Shape the Future schools initiative amid speculation it was not getting adequate traction under the old brand.
Google sees the end of XP support this week as an opportunity to further dent Microsoft’s dominance of the PC market.
The tech industry has come out in force today to urge users off Windows XP as support for the operating system comes to an end.
Microsoft admits it expects users to still be on Windows XP after the end-of-support deadline, but says stragglers could present a big opportunity.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman says the marketability of Google’s Chromebook beyond education customers is surprising and could extend into the enterprise. HP’s experience isn’t good news for Microsoft, which is watching its grip of the PC operating system market slip.
Report: The market for internet-connected devices is set to surge past six billion units in 2014.
When the sale of its Motorola Mobility handset unit closes, Google will walk away with a nearly 6 percent stake worth $750 million in Lenovo, according to regulatory filings.
Gartner has issued a new year’s gift to the channel by forecasting that spending on client devices will rebound strongly in 2014, but has cut its overall global IT growth forecast for the year ahead.
Technology, like time, marches on. For 2014 there’s a new set of tech trends on the radar. Here’s what we see shaking up the channel in the year ahead.