Agam Shah

U.S. Correspondent

Agam Shah covers machine learning, virtual reality, PCs, servers and chips for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

Samsung to detail new Tizen OS for smart home appliances, IoT devices

Will Windows 10-on-ARM PCs support Mixed Reality headsets?

Will Windows 10-on-ARM PCs support Mixed Reality headsets?

A Windows on ARM PC is getting closer. Microsoft showed off a prototype mini-desktop with an ARM processor running Windows 10 at last week's Build conference, with the PC running applications like Office.

Nvidia's new Volta-based DGX-1 supercomputer puts 400 servers in a box

Nvidia's new Volta-based DGX-1 supercomputer puts 400 servers in a box

You won't need to buy a rack of 400 servers if you have one high-powered Nvidia DGX-1 supercomputer with a Volta GPU, which can sit on a desktop.

Amid fight with Apple, Imagination's Series8XT GPU faces challenges

Amid fight with Apple, Imagination's Series8XT GPU faces challenges

The graphics processor in Apple's upcoming iPhone could have been based on Imagination's new PowerVR Series8XT GT8525. Instead, the two vendors are locked in an open battle, and Imagination is threatening legal action against Apple,...

Low-cost Android phones to get iPhone features with new Qualcomm chips

Low-cost Android phones to get iPhone features with new Qualcomm chips

Low-cost smartphones like the Moto G5 introduced a few months ago are now shipping with Qualcomm chips that will soon be outdated.

Dell takes Intel's cue on PCs, puts enterprise on top of the agenda

Dell takes Intel's cue on PCs, puts enterprise on top of the agenda

For the umpteenth time, Dell Technologies has reiterated that PCs are important to the company, and it won't quit the market.

Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4 is coming in phones midyear

Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4 is coming in phones midyear

If you hate waiting for your smartphone to charge up, relief is coming soon. After some hiccups, Qualcomm's superfast charging technology, called Quick Charge 4, will be in smartphones around the middle of this year.

Chromebook shipments surge by 38 percent, cutting into Windows 10 PCs

Chromebook shipments surge by 38 percent, cutting into Windows 10 PCs

In a slowing PC market, Chromebooks siphoned market share away from Windows PCs in 2016 as its popularity grew outside the education market.

PC makers will ship Windows 10 mixed reality headsets in Q4

PC makers will ship Windows 10 mixed reality headsets in Q4

Microsoft's hardware partners will flood the market with Windows Mixed Reality headsets by holiday season, bringing a new way to enjoy Windows 10.

Intel's new data center chief, a former PC exec, will be hands-on

Intel's new data center chief, a former PC exec, will be hands-on

A top executive responsible for shaping Intel's PC roadmap will now run the company's data center business.

Apple's next iPhones may cut corners on memory due to price squeeze

Apple's next iPhones may cut corners on memory due to price squeeze

Apple could cut the capacity of DRAM in its upcoming anniversary iPhones with the rising prices of storage and memory components hitting its profit margins.

Google's surging Chromebooks will test Microsoft's new Windows 10 S PCs

Google's surging Chromebooks will test Microsoft's new Windows 10 S PCs

Microsoft for years has been trying to tackle the growing threat of Google's Chrome OS, which is siphoning PC market share away from Windows.

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