ITworld Hardware en Want a Samsung Chromebook 2? Be prepared to wait. The Samsung Chromebook 2 looks to be a killer machine, with some of the best specs yet for a Chromebook. But don&#039;t start licking your chops yet, because if you want it, you&#039;re going to have to wait.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Computing Hardware Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Product review chromebooks Samsung Chromebook 2 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:30:00 +0000 Preston Gralla 415266 at U.S. commercial drone industry struggles to take off The U.S. commercial drone industry is still struggling to get off the ground more than two years after President Obama signed into law a bill that permits the civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) over the country&#039;s airspace. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Hardware IT Management Security News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:36:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 415206 at Can we talk? Internet of Things vendors face a communications 'mess' Vendors will tell you that the Internet of Things (IoT) has arrived. We&#039;re here to tell you that it hasn&#039;t. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Mobile & Wireless Networking News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:06:52 +0000 IDGNS staff 415205 at Samsung teams with GlobalFoundries on 3D chips Samsung is partnering with chip manufacturer GlobalFoundries to increase the supply of low-power, high-speed chips for smartphones and tablets.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:04:24 +0000 IDGNS staff 415153 at Nokia doesn't want you to get shocked, suspends tablet sales because of faulty charger Nokia has temporarily halted sales of the Lumia 2520 in seven countries, because the tablet&#039;s AC-300 charger can give users an electric shock.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:05:28 +0000 IDGNS staff 415057 at TSMC benefits from demand for high-tech smartphone chips Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. said its net profit in the first quarter increased by 21 percent year-over-year on better than expected demand for smartphone chips.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware IT Management News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:39:02 +0000 IDGNS staff 415035 at A look at the world's most powerful X-ray laser Just down the street from a cluster of venture capital firms on Silicon Valley&#039;s Sand Hill Road is the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a sprawling, 426-acre site where researchers are pushing the boundaries in physics, chemistry and materials science.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:52:16 +0000 IDGNS staff 415001 at 10 tech products that are built to last <!--paging_filter--><p>No shiny new things here. These are the workhorses of the technology world.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Personal Tech Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:58:00 +0000 kgerich 414971 at See ya, Microsoft: Intel looks to Android for growth in tablets In case it wasn&#039;t clear already, Intel and Microsoft are no longer joined at the hip. Intel is trying desperately to grow its share of the tablet market, and with Windows flunking out on those devices, Android is where it&#039;s at.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:42:43 +0000 IDGNS staff 414836 at Big data drives 47% growth for top 50 public cloud companies Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in the fourth quarter last year to $6.2 billion, according to Technology Business Research Inc.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Application Management Big Data Cloud Computing Hardware Internet Networking Software News public cloud Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:46:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 414819 at USB 3.0 jumps to light speed with new 10-meter optical cable The ubiquitous USB 3.0 connector is advancing to light-speed and longer-distance data transfers thanks to optical cables from Corning that started shipping on Tuesday.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:17:46 +0000 IDGNS staff 414812 at Mac Pro shortage sets record as worst Mac production boondoggle Apple&#039;s inability to meet demand for its Mac Pro desktop computer has surpassed that of its most egregious Mac production problem in memory, the debacle over the all-in-one iMac of late 2012 and early 2013. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Apple Mac Pro Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:25:24 +0000 IDGNS staff 414802 at Intel expands a processor line you've likely never heard of: Quark Can Quark succeed where Atom has not? <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware hardware News Atom embedded Intel internet of things processor Quark Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:14:07 +0000 Andy Patrizio 414759 at Toshiba's 4K laptop to ship next week for $1,499.99 One of the first laptops with a 4K screen will go on sale from Toshiba for US$1,499.99 next week.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:29:16 +0000 IDGNS staff 414756 at MacBook Pro vs. MacBook Air: how I made the choice Lately, I&#039;ve been struggling with what&#039;s clearly a first-world problem: I have too many computers.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Apple laptops MacBook Air MacBook Pro Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:35:22 +0000 IDGNS staff 414704 at