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.

Intel scraps annual IDF event as it looks beyond PCs

Intel scraps annual IDF event as it looks beyond PCs

After 20 years, Intel is scrapping its marquee annual event called Intel Developer Forum, where tech enthusiasts gathered to load up on the chipmaker's news and technologies.

Prices of SSDs and DRAM will crash in 2019, Gartner predicts

Prices of SSDs and DRAM will crash in 2019, Gartner predicts

Minor relief is in sight next year, when prices of memory and NAND flash will start to gradually decline. But prices will plummet big time in 2019, said Jon Erensen, research director for semiconductors at Gartner.

HP to ship its Omen X VR backpack PC in June

HP to ship its Omen X VR backpack PC in June

HP will make a major VR push in June, when it will start shipping its Omen X VR backpack PC.

HP's new Pavilions can supercharge gaming with optional GPUs

HP's new Pavilions can supercharge gaming with optional GPUs

Just two days after Microsoft's Windows 10 Creators Update arrived, HP announced two PCs that will come pre-loaded with the new OS.

Einde van Wet van Moore is de redding van de PC

Huidige architectuur staat innovatie in de weg

Just for fun: Program Commodore 64 games for Windows 10 PCs

Just for fun: Program Commodore 64 games for Windows 10 PCs

You don't need to go searching for a Commodore 64 on Ebay to relive the vintage PC's glory days.

HP rises again to be the world's top PC maker as Lenovo slips

HP rises again to be the world's top PC maker as Lenovo slips

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 60.3 million units in the first quarter of 2017, growing by just 0.6 percent compared to the same quarter the previous year, according to IDC.

Orange Pi takes on Raspberry Pi with new computer boards

Orange Pi takes on Raspberry Pi with new computer boards

Raspberry Pi may be the most well-known board computer, but rival Orange Pi is rolling out a much larger range of boards at a dizzying pace, and at cheaper prices.

It's time to dump Moore's Law to advance computing, researcher says

It's time to dump Moore's Law to advance computing, researcher says

Dumping Moore's Law is perhaps the best thing that could happen to computers, as it'll hasten the move away from an aging architecture holding back hardware innovation.

Raspberry Pi 3 gets Microsoft Cortana with Windows 10 Creators Update

Raspberry Pi 3 gets Microsoft Cortana with Windows 10 Creators Update

You will soon be able to use Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant with the Raspberry Pi 3 and make cool devices that can accept voice commands.

AMD to cut wires from VR headsets with Nitero acquisition

AMD to cut wires from VR headsets with Nitero acquisition

AMD acquires Nitero for an undisclosed amount.

Foxconn said to offer $27B for Toshiba's memory chip business

Foxconn said to offer $27B for Toshiba's memory chip business

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer best known as the maker of iPhones and iPads for Apple, is said to be preparing a $27 billion bid to acquire Toshiba's computer chip assets.

Foxconn said to offer $27B for Toshiba's memory chip business

Foxconn said to offer $27B for Toshiba's memory chip business

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer is best known as the maker of iPhones and iPads for Apple, is said to be preparing a $27 billion bid acquire Toshiba's computer chip assets.

What one company learned from testing Intel's superfast Optane SSDs

What one company learned from testing Intel's superfast Optane SSDs

Before release, Intel gave Optane SSDs to a select few who had a chance to get their hands dirty with the new technology for over a year.

What Aerospike learned from testing Intel's superfast Optane SSDs

What Aerospike learned from testing Intel's superfast Optane SSDs

Before release, Intel gave Optane SSDs to a select few who had a chance to get their hands dirty with the new technology for over a year.

Samsung's squashing of Tizen smart-TV bugs is turning messy

Samsung's squashing of Tizen smart-TV bugs is turning messy

After 40 critical vulnerabilities on Samsung's Tizen -- used in smart TVs and smartwatches -- were exposed this week by Israeli researcher Amihai Neiderman, the company is scrambling to patch them.

Samsung's squashing of malicious Tizen smart TV bugs is turning messy

Samsung's squashing of malicious Tizen smart TV bugs is turning messy

After 40 critical vulnerabilities on Samsung's Tizen -- used in smart TVs and smartwatches -- were exposed this week by Israeli researcher Amihai Neiderman, the company is scrambling to patch them.

Expect higher prices for PCs and mobile devices this year

Expect higher prices for PCs and mobile devices this year

If you're planning to buy a new PC or mobile device this year, you'll likely shell out more cash for the device than in previous years.

Expect prices for PCs and mobile devices to rise this year

Expect prices for PCs and mobile devices to rise this year

If you're planning to buy a new PC or mobile device this year, there's bad news: You'll likely shell out more cash for the device than in previous years.

Wat je kan verwachten van Apple's eigen GPU voor de iPhone

Beter beeld, gebruik van AI, en beeldherkenning.

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