Hardware

Why Linux pioneer Linus Torvalds prefers x86 over ARM

Oct
13

The same can't be said about ARM. From hardware vendor perspective, that leads to a fragmented market, Torvalds said.

"Being compatible just wasn't as big of a deal for the ARM ecosystem as it has been traditionally for the x86 ecosystem," Torvalds said during a fireside chat with ARM developers listening on.

ARM dominates the mobile-device market, and a majority of devices use Android, which is based on the Linux kernel. But there are a lot of fragmentation in the ARM ecosystem, and that's caused support and device issues.

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Both Apple and Microsoft take tumble in Gartner's latest device forecast

Oct
13

Shipments of devices powered by Apple's and Microsoft's operating systems will end 2016 down from the year before. But Apple's will recover next year, while Microsoft's will continue to struggle toward growth, research firm Gartner said this week.

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Get a Fire HD 6 Tablet Reburbished For Just $45 With Code IDG11

Oct
13

If you've had your eye on Amazon's Fire HD 6 Tablet, but haven't pulled the trigger, you may want to consider buying it refurbished before end of day this Wednesday, because if youuse our code IDG11 at checkout you'll activate an additional 20

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Is tape storage dead?

Oct
13

Much like the mainframe, tape still has its place. It’s a veteran technology that is heralded for being cheap, reliable and simple, and advancements continue.

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The Microsoft fleshes out seismic change to Windows patching

Oct
13

Microsoft has elaborated on the new patching policy for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 that takes effect Tuesday.

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The Microsoft increases European cloud data center capacity

Oct
13

Microsoft has spent the past few years engaged in massive expansions of its data centers in the U.S., adding the capacity needed as its Azure business grows. Now it's moving on to Europe, as is Amazon, in what looks to be the next big cloud battleground. 

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The Hardware makers unite to challenge Intel with Gen-Z spec

Oct
13

At its highest speed, Gen-Z could be connected as a point-to-point bus in a server enclosure. It could also be used to connect servers, storage and memory arrays in a rack, Hormuth said.

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Apple Mac shipments take a beating in Q3 as PC shipments decline

Oct
13

Sales of Windows PCs fared better than Apple Macs during the third quarter this year.

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9 ways to bend Windows 10 to your will

Customize Windows 10 to your liking, not theirs.

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The Intel's Kaby Lake Chip Promises Deeper Internet Immersion

Sep
23

Facing a shrinking market for personal computers and a stalled market for tablets, Intel on Tuesday unveiled its 7th-generation processors, code-named "Kaby Lake," which deliver more speed and power than its 6th-generation chipsets, while improving battery efficiency.

Intel has positioned the new Kaby Lake chipsets as ideal for the immersive Internet. Their 14 nm+ technology delivers 12 percent increases in productivity and 19 percent faster Web performance, compared to year-ago processors.

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FairWare Hackers May Take Ransoms

Sep
23

The latest ransomware intrusion that targets Linux servers, dubbed "FairWare," may be a classic server hack designed to bilk money from victims with no intent to return stolen files after payment in bitcoins is made.

Tech support site Bleeping Computer earlier this week reported the threat, based on server administrator comments on its forum. Other reports followed.

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