Stories by Agam Shah

Mac users: MacBook Air lacks features

Steve Jobs wowed the Macworld audience when he unveiled the slim, ultraportable MacBook Air notebook, but users and analysts say its lack of some important features may make it unattractive to buyers.

HP the largest PC supplier globally

Dell's retail strategy to distribute PCs is starting to show results, helping extend its lead over Hewlett-Packard (HP) as the largest US PC vendor in the fourth quarter of 2007, according to figures from analyst firms Gartner and IDC.

Panasonic shows 150-inch plasma screen

Plasma screens just keep getting bigger, with Panasonic on Monday showing the prototype of a new 150-inch plasma display, which the company says is the largest flat-panel display in the world.

Intel: It's early for mobile quad-core processors

Intel Monday officially launched Penryn-based dual-core processors for notebooks, but also indicated that users expecting quad-core mobile processors may have to wait until issues surrounding power consumption are resolved.

Dell reinventing itself, but support issues linger

Dell's efforts to reinvent itself this year through a dramatic break from its direct-sales model, expanded services and new enterprise offerings have shown positive early results, but some users have lingering concerns about supply chain management and support -- long-time issues for the company.

Intel and AMD price war winding down, study says

Pinched by microprocessor price wars, Intel and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) are trying to move away from competing over prices, to competing on microprocessor features and functionality instead, according to a study released by iSuppli.

Dell targets the enterprise with new workstations

Dell Tuesday upgraded its line of workstations, introducing a quad-core system that packs graphics and processing power that the company said is the highest level of performance available on its workstations.