Worldside shipments of PCs will still drop in 2014 but not as badly as they did last year. And ultramobiles will provide a bit of a boost.
Shipments of PCs, tablets, and mobile phones combined will climb by 7 percent in 2014, predicts Gartner, though PCs will be on the losing end of the deal.
Overall in 2013, shipments of tablets, smartphones, and PCs will increase 6 percent, despite the drag from traditional desktops and laptops, according to Gartner.
The five-inch touch-screen mobile computer is meant to be used as a handheld device with thumb-typing.
At the Intel Developer Conference showcase, a circus of unusual and tiny computers.
Rather than look for an electrical outlet in the airport, you can pull out a liquid methanol cartridge to charge your ultra-mobile PC, if this partnership pans out.
Tom Merritt shows you an ultrasmall DVD player, an Ultra Mobile PC, and our pick for best ultraportable laptop.
Toshiba has been demonstrating a concept design for a new ultramobile PC, and it could end up being cleverer than all the rest
The $1,399 Q1 Ultra Premium UMPC has a 1.33GHz Intel Core Solo processor and, Samsung says, a better keyboard. Pokier predecessors get a price cut.
Although we've been busy giving out candy to kids and lighting fireworks, we've still had time to fiddle with the improved OQO model e2