ITworld Hardware http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/40/all en IDC: Tablets sales growth to slow this year http://www.itworld.com/433849/idc-tablets-sales-growth-slow-year Tablet shipments worldwide will continue to grow this year, but not as quickly as previously expected, according to a forecast released Friday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/433849/idc-tablets-sales-growth-slow-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/433849/idc-tablets-sales-growth-slow-year#comments Hardware News Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:39:17 +0000 IDGNS staff 433849 at http://www.itworld.com Intel amps up desktop performance with its first 8-core PC chip http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433844/intel-amps-desktop-performance-its-first-8-core-pc-chip Intel is shipping its fastest PC processor to date and its first with eight cores.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433844/intel-amps-desktop-performance-its-first-8-core-pc-chip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433844/intel-amps-desktop-performance-its-first-8-core-pc-chip#comments Hardware News Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:02:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 433844 at http://www.itworld.com Heading back to school? Try these 11 terrific tech tools. http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/162959/heading-back-school-try-these-11-terrific-tech-tools-433743 <!--paging_filter--><p>We've found some cool devices for your academic adventures, including innovative ways to power your smartphone, a tiny but powerful portable speaker and a new app that helps you share your notes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/162959/heading-back-school-try-these-11-terrific-tech-tools-433743" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Computing Consumerization of IT Hardware Internet Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:30:00 +0000 kgerich 433743 at http://www.itworld.com The must-have utilities for your iPad office http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/162960/must-have-utilities-your-ipad-office-433742 <!--paging_filter--><p>The 10 tools you must have on your iPad for business</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/162960/must-have-utilities-your-ipad-office-433742" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Computing Hardware IT Management Mobile & Wireless Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000 kgerich 433742 at http://www.itworld.com Mac, Chromebook gains soften PC industry decline http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433653/mac-chromebook-gains-soften-pc-industry-decline Although forecasts for PC shipments have brightened, much of the improvement stems from bets that Chromebooks and Macs will make up a larger part of this year&#039;s market.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433653/mac-chromebook-gains-soften-pc-industry-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433653/mac-chromebook-gains-soften-pc-industry-decline#comments Hardware Personal Tech News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:21:28 +0000 IDGNS staff 433653 at http://www.itworld.com Leap Motion reveals bid to become Oculus Rift's head-mounted VR controller http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433643/leap-motion-reveals-bid-become-oculus-rifts-head-mounted-vr-controller Leap Motion may have a new lease on life thanks to inexpensive virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433643/leap-motion-reveals-bid-become-oculus-rifts-head-mounted-vr-controller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433643/leap-motion-reveals-bid-become-oculus-rifts-head-mounted-vr-controller#comments Hardware Personal Tech News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:21:55 +0000 IDGNS staff 433643 at http://www.itworld.com The 10 best laptops of 2014 (so far) http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433610/10-best-laptops-2014-so-far We&#039;re more than seven full months into 2014, and with back-to-school shopping season underway and the holidays looming, it&#039;s a perfect time to take stock of the year in laptops thus far.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433610/10-best-laptops-2014-so-far" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433610/10-best-laptops-2014-so-far#comments Hardware Personal Tech Product review Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:27:12 +0000 IDGNS staff 433610 at http://www.itworld.com SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not http://www.itworld.com/software/433605/sap-devices-company-maybe-maybe-not While SAP has made a big push into mobile software and device management with the acquisition of Sybase and a series of apps, it hasn&#039;t made overt moves into the devices market. But this could change down the road, judging from a recently published patent application submitted by SAP.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/433605/sap-devices-company-maybe-maybe-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/433605/sap-devices-company-maybe-maybe-not#comments Hardware Mobile & Wireless Software Unified Communications News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:50:23 +0000 IDGNS staff 433605 at http://www.itworld.com The Apple customer-support site that's built just for you http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433597/apple-customer-support-site-thats-built-just-you You&#039;ve got a Mac, an iPhone, maybe an iPad or two in your household, and you have a problem. Maybe one of them&#039;s got a cracked screen, and you want to find out if it&#039;s still under warranty (and what that warranty covers). Maybe one of them won&#039;t start up, and you want to find out what to do. Maybe you just have a question that requires an Apple expert. Turns out you can find out all that and more in one place--a place that a lot of Apple users have never heard of.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433597/apple-customer-support-site-thats-built-just-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/433597/apple-customer-support-site-thats-built-just-you#comments Hardware Personal Tech News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:44:31 +0000 IDGNS staff 433597 at http://www.itworld.com Cooling Capacity Factor (CCF) Reveals Stranded Capacity and Data Center Cost Savings http://www.itworld.com/data-center/433593/cooling-capacity-factor-ccf-reveals-stranded-capacity-and-data-center-cost-saving <!--paging_filter--><p> The average computer room today has cooling capacity that is nearly four times the IT heat load. Using data from 45 sites this white paper will show how you can calculate, interpret and benefit from a simple metric called the Cooling Capacity Factor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/data-center/433593/cooling-capacity-factor-ccf-reveals-stranded-capacity-and-data-center-cost-saving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Big Data BPM Business Data Center Hardware IT Management Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:15:57 +0000 433593 at http://www.itworld.com Cooling Capacity Factor (CCF) Reveals Stranded Capacity and Data Center Cost Savings http://www.itworld.com/data-center/433593/cooling-capacity-factor-ccf-reveals-stranded-capacity-and-data-center-cost-saving <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/data-center/433593/cooling-capacity-factor-ccf-reveals-stranded-capacity-and-data-center-cost-saving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Big Data BPM Business Data Center Hardware IT Management Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:15:57 +0000 433593 at http://www.itworld.com Cooling Capacity Factor (CCF) Reveals Stranded Capacity and Data Center Cost Savings http://www.itworld.com/data-center/433593/cooling-capacity-factor-ccf-reveals-stranded-capacity-and-data-center-cost-saving <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/data-center/433593/cooling-capacity-factor-ccf-reveals-stranded-capacity-and-data-center-cost-saving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Big Data BPM Business Data Center Hardware IT Management Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:15:57 +0000 433593 at http://www.itworld.com Cooling Capacity Factor (CCF) Reveals Stranded Capacity and Data Center Cost Savings http://www.itworld.com/data-center/433593/cooling-capacity-factor-ccf-reveals-stranded-capacity-and-data-center-cost-saving <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/data-center/433593/cooling-capacity-factor-ccf-reveals-stranded-capacity-and-data-center-cost-saving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Big Data BPM Business Data Center Hardware IT Management Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:15:57 +0000 433593 at http://www.itworld.com Cooling Capacity Factor (CCF) Reveals Stranded Capacity and Data Center Cost Savings http://www.itworld.com/data-center/433593/cooling-capacity-factor-ccf-reveals-stranded-capacity-and-data-center-cost-saving <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/data-center/433593/cooling-capacity-factor-ccf-reveals-stranded-capacity-and-data-center-cost-saving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Big Data BPM Business Data Center Hardware IT Management Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:15:57 +0000 433593 at http://www.itworld.com Cooling Capacity Factor (CCF) Reveals Stranded Capacity and Data Center Cost Savings http://www.itworld.com/data-center/433593/cooling-capacity-factor-ccf-reveals-stranded-capacity-and-data-center-cost-saving <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/data-center/433593/cooling-capacity-factor-ccf-reveals-stranded-capacity-and-data-center-cost-saving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Big Data BPM Business Data Center Hardware IT Management Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:15:57 +0000 433593 at http://www.itworld.com