Elite x3: Could a Phone Replace Your Work PC?

HP Elite X3

How App Virtualization Makes This Possible

Two years ago, Wired Magazine predicted the smartphone could replace the PC as your only computing device. Could this prediction now be coming true, even in a work context? [Read more…]

The lowdown on Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s x86 business


The lowdown on Lenovo's acquisition of IBM's x86 business

On October 1 2014, IBM and Lenovo closed Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s x86 server business. I talked with our dedicated IBM team and got the lowdown how much it costs, why they did it, and what happens next.

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Ivy Bridge: Changing the Game [Intel]

The new Intel Ivy Bridge launched today, and here at Softchoice we’re thinking about the ways this new processor is going to be changing the PC/Laptop/Mobile game for you, our customers. When you look at the specs, you can see that Ivy Bridge is aggressively fast, power efficient and small.

The Ivy Bridge Processor is going to be incorporated into new PCs, laptops and tablets over the next few months and with this fancy new chip inside there’s going to be some serious benefits for businesses:

Game Changer # 1 – Getting Sleek

Because the Ivy Bridge processor is so small, platform design will follow suit and will be downsizing (in the best possible way) as well. In a few months we will see sleek Ultrabooks weighing less than three pounds! Consumers and business people will be able to tote these speedy, light Ultrabooks around while still having access to a powerful device. [Read more…]