Dell computers – pending regulatory and stockholder approval – has been sold to Microsoft, Silver Lake, Michael Dell (the original founder of Dell) for $24,4 billion.
According to the latest rumours Microsoft will require gamers to have an always-on internet connection for the Next Xbox to work, while this doesn’t sound too far fetched, it would leave the lucrative second hand games market stuck between a rock and a hard place. The console is expected to ship with a new version [...]
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has unveiled its last quarter profits for 2012 and it makes for glum reading. The firm saw a 91 per cent fall in profits, and to rub even more salt into the wounds it’s been revealed the firm received an unlikely endorsement after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was apparently seen [...]
It’s well and truly on. The next-generation console race has officially started as Sony has just tweeted confirmation that they show-off “the future”, and the follow-up to the PS3, at a Playstation event on February 20.
Research In Motion, the makers of the Blackberry, will host a glitzy event on Wednesday where they will finally take the wraps off their new operating system BB10, and unveil a host of new handsets that the Canadian firm hopes will turn around the company’s ailing fortunes. The Z10 Smartphone The 4.2-inch Z10, is the [...]
As E3 and GDC draws closer rumours about the next Xbox and PS4 have really begun to gather pace with a spate of leaks appearing online almost daily, with the latest rumour supposedly uncovering the proposed specifications for the next Xbox. VGleaks (who? Precisely.) believe they’ve unearthed the full spec list for Microsoft’s next console, [...]
2012 was a bad year for Sony for a number of reasons; the tech giant posted a full-year loss of 56.7bn yen ($5.7bn; £3.5bn) in May and has continued to lose money over subsequent quarters, but 2013 – thankfully – looks like Sony has got it’s mojo back as last week they announced a brand-new flagship [...]
In what is one of the bleakest weeks in UK high street history, DVD rental firm Blockbuster has become the latest UK retailer to go into administration. The chain, which has 528 stores and employs 4,190 staff, is the latest retailer to fall foul of increased competition online and has called accountancy firm Deloitte, the [...]