ITworld Hardware http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/40/all en Sysadmin Day 2014: 8 ways to show your appreciation http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160038/sysadmin-day-2014-8-ways-show-your-appreciation-428404 <!--paging_filter--><p>Take a moment to show your appreciation for these professionals who spend most of the year doing wildly complicated things that almost no one notices or understands.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160038/sysadmin-day-2014-8-ways-show-your-appreciation-428404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career Data Center Hardware IT Management Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:10:00 +0000 kgerich 428404 at http://www.itworld.com Low-cost Android tablets to get 4K video with Allwinner 64-bit chip http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428386/low-cost-android-tablets-get-4k-video-allwinner-64-bit-chip Low-cost Android tablets with 64-bit processors and 4K video decoding capabilities could be around the corner, thanks to Allwinner&#039;s plan to ship its first 64-bit ARM processor by year end.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428386/low-cost-android-tablets-get-4k-video-allwinner-64-bit-chip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428386/low-cost-android-tablets-get-4k-video-allwinner-64-bit-chip#comments Hardware News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:43:10 +0000 IDGNS staff 428386 at http://www.itworld.com Does CPU speed still matter? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/hardware/question/does-cpu-speed-still-matter <p>In the CPU “arms race” one thing that hasn’t seemed to be increase much over the past few years is CPU speed. In fact, some older PCs have CPUs with faster clock rates than the new PCs that are sitting on store shelves at this moment. Is this because of the increase in CPU cores over the past few years, or is something else at work?</p> Hardware clock rate cpu CPU speed Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:55:01 +0000 mandril 428384 at http://www.itworld.com Step away from the button! 6 touchy tech disasters http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160001/step-away-button-6-touchy-tech-disasters-428347 <!--paging_filter--><p>It's only a matter of time before all hell breaks loose when fiddling with switches and power cords.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160001/step-away-button-6-touchy-tech-disasters-428347" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Data Center Hardware Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:39:00 +0000 kgerich 428347 at http://www.itworld.com Seafaring robot shrugs off monster Typhoon Rammasun http://www.itworld.com/428289/seafaring-robot-shrugs-monster-typhoon-rammasun It was a storm that would terrify the bravest of mariners, but a California robot swam through it without blinking.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/428289/seafaring-robot-shrugs-monster-typhoon-rammasun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/428289/seafaring-robot-shrugs-monster-typhoon-rammasun#comments Hardware News robotics Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:50:08 +0000 IDGNS staff 428289 at http://www.itworld.com Five takeaways from the Apple earnings call http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428273/five-takeaways-apple-earnings-call Apple reported its quarterly numbers on Tuesday, a mixed bag that saw profits rise up but sales fall short of the mark. Here are five takeaways from the earnings call that followed.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428273/five-takeaways-apple-earnings-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428273/five-takeaways-apple-earnings-call#comments Hardware IT Management News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:52:39 +0000 IDGNS staff 428273 at http://www.itworld.com Apple reports a huge profit but sales disappoint http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428255/apple-reports-huge-profit-sales-disappoint Apple has racked up another hugely profitable quarter on sales of iPhones and Macintosh computers, though its revenue growth was slower than expected.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428255/apple-reports-huge-profit-sales-disappoint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428255/apple-reports-huge-profit-sales-disappoint#comments Hardware IT Management News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:54:54 +0000 IDGNS staff 428255 at http://www.itworld.com ARM develops second wave of 64-bit processors http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428254/arm-develops-second-wave-64-bit-processors ARM is developing its second wave of 64-bit processors as it tries to maintain its edge over Intel in smartphones and tablets.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428254/arm-develops-second-wave-64-bit-processors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428254/arm-develops-second-wave-64-bit-processors#comments Hardware News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:00:36 +0000 IDGNS staff 428254 at http://www.itworld.com Should EMC sell off 80% stake in VMware? http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428226/should-emc-sell-80-stake-vmware Breaking up is hard to do, but could a split be in store soon for EMC and VMware?<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428226/should-emc-sell-80-stake-vmware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428226/should-emc-sell-80-stake-vmware#comments Hardware Virtualization News EMC VMware Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:25:22 +0000 IDGNS staff 428226 at http://www.itworld.com IEEE forms 25G Ethernet study group http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428213/ieee-forms-25g-ethernet-study-group The standards organization has formed an 802.3 25G Ethernet study group to consider market opportunities and requirements.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428213/ieee-forms-25g-ethernet-study-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428213/ieee-forms-25g-ethernet-study-group#comments Hardware Networking News Ethernet ieee Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:33:27 +0000 IDGNS staff 428213 at http://www.itworld.com ARM's chip licensing revenue and profit keep on rising http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428120/arms-chip-licensing-revenue-and-profit-keep-rising ARM Holdings&#039; chip licensing business continues to grow, the company said, reporting year-on-year increases in second-quarter profit and revenue.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428120/arms-chip-licensing-revenue-and-profit-keep-rising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428120/arms-chip-licensing-revenue-and-profit-keep-rising#comments Hardware IT Management News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:03:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 428120 at http://www.itworld.com A Reference Architecture for the Internet of Things http://www.itworld.com/internet/428030/reference-architecture-internet-things <!--paging_filter--><p> The aim of this is to provide Architects and Developers of IoT projects with an effective starting point that covers the major requirements of IoT projects and systems. This includes the devices as well as the server-side and cloud architecture...</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/428030/reference-architecture-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Hardware Internet Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:00:46 +0000 428030 at http://www.itworld.com A Reference Architecture for the Internet of Things http://www.itworld.com/internet/428030/reference-architecture-internet-things <!--paging_filter--><p> The aim of this is to provide Architects and Developers of IoT projects with an effective starting point that covers the major requirements of IoT projects and systems. This includes the devices as well as the server-side and cloud architecture...</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/428030/reference-architecture-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Hardware Internet Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:00:46 +0000 428030 at http://www.itworld.com A Reference Architecture for the Internet of Things http://www.itworld.com/internet/428030/reference-architecture-internet-things <!--paging_filter--><p> The aim of this is to provide Architects and Developers of IoT projects with an effective starting point that covers the major requirements of IoT projects and systems. This includes the devices as well as the server-side and cloud architecture...</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/428030/reference-architecture-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Hardware Internet Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:00:46 +0000 428030 at http://www.itworld.com A Reference Architecture for the Internet of Things http://www.itworld.com/internet/428030/reference-architecture-internet-things <!--paging_filter--><p> The aim of this is to provide Architects and Developers of IoT projects with an effective starting point that covers the major requirements of IoT projects and systems. This includes the devices as well as the server-side and cloud architecture...</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/428030/reference-architecture-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Hardware Internet Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:00:46 +0000 428030 at http://www.itworld.com