The Consumer Technology Association has released a report quantifying the damage to the US economy if the Trump Administration goes ahead with proposed tariff increases. Laptop, cell phones, and tablets could all become significantly more expensive, if the projection is accurate.
Intel’s new Ice Lake promises small performance uplifts against Whiskey Lake, larger gains against the older Skylake architecture, and huge GPU improvements.
Most of the action takes place on the big 15-inch on the HP Omen X 2S, but there’s a secondary 6-inch display right above the keyboard.
Foldable screen technology might be unproven in smartphones, but that hasn’t stopped companies from integrating them into even larger products.
Intel will open three Project Athena Open Labs to test qualifying hardware for its next-generation laptop program. The company claims users can expect up to 9 hours of battery life from qualifying laptops.
AMD reported strong market share gains for the quarter, particularly compared with a year ago. Server sales slipped a notch, but gains in desktop and laptops compensated.
The Intel CPU shortage is expected to begin easing in June, despite continuing into Q3 2019, but the US-China trade war could cause problems for the entire PC industry this year.
The secretive Apple Genuine Parts Repair program is only available to select companies, offering Apple-certified parts, training, and tools — exactly what right to repair laws would make available to everyone.
Apple’s 2018 MacBooks and other systems equipped with its T2 security processor reportedly have a serious USB 2 audio problem.
Intel wants to drastically improve system battery life with its 10nm parts and Ice Lake SoCs, but what kind of gains can customers actually expect?